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Henning residents sentenced in felony drug convictions
County board reviews ice damage policy
County, state work together on fraud prevention, collections
Weekly police report - March 15 edition
AgweekTV: Eyes on the Ears
Breckenridge repeats with finals victory over Perham
Balanced attack leads Perham in to the 8AA finals
Perham streaks into the section semifinals
Perham moves into the quarterfinals
No. 3 Roseau tops Barnesville to head to girls basketball section championship
Carol Jean Kratzke
Beverly M. Adank
Joshua Matthew Karsnia
Supporting Denny McNamara
We need Denny McNamara
Houghtaling joins Perham Health
Simple and modern
Perham's 2018 Chamber Choice Award recipients announced
New head brewer in place at Disgruntled Brewing
Taking a crack at retirement: Well known Perham chiropractors hanging it up
A Place to Belong receives grant to help start up Perham branch
A walk with grace Perham women lead the charge in helping those with MS
Perham subject of Coffee Klatch at historical society
Tschida graduates from St. Scholastica
14th Annual Big Ole Round-Up "As We Understand Him"
Minnesota legislators introduce Tobacco 21 Bill
Ask A Trooper: How long can a train block a crossing?
Editorial: Your personal stories of hardship change lives
Quam column: An open letter to the kids who walked out of school Wednesday
Guest column: Clocks talk to us
Frazee Spring Arts Festival March 15
Art For Lunch program debuts Feb. 1
Entertainment briefs - Jan. 25 edition
FAT Saturday featuring Dueling Pianos
Great American Think-Off question fleshes out life's biggest lessons
'It's just a feeling you can't explain'
Thankful for family
Community cooking: Making pizzas the old-fashioned way
'Last hope': After 16 years of serious health struggles, a new mix of antibiotics could be the answer for Lois Porath
A ‘good guy’ is gone: Rodney Hanson remembered for his kindness, love of local history and many community involvements
Gun debate begins as Legislature begins 2018 work
ST. PAUL — Minnesota lawmakers will be drawn into a gun debate that has blossomed since last week's Florida school shooting that left 17...
February 19, 2018 - 3:03pm
February 3, 2018
AARP providing tax help in Perham and beyond
AARP providing free tax preparation in New York Mills, Perham and Wadena beginning in February. Started in 1968 by four volunteers, AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is now the nation's largest free, volunteer-run tax preparation program. AARP volunteers are trained and IRS-certified each...
February 3, 2018 - 8:29am
December 24, 2017
County tax levy will likely increase 3.48 percent
Otter Tail County taxpayers will be seeing a smaller increase in their taxes in 2018 than they did in 2017. During the county board's annual levy and budget hearing, held Dec. 12, board members and County Auditor-Treasurer Wayne Stein said the percent of levy increase from 2017 to...
December 24, 2017 - 11:24am
November 14, 2017
Your letters - Nov. 9 edition
Tax cuts, winners and losers The Republican tax plan has been reported. People are analyzing the plan. The following analysis comes from Heather Long from the Washington Post. First, she comments on the big winners. Big corporations would be the biggest beneficiaries. The bill would...
November 14, 2017 - 3:32pm
January 3, 2017
New GOP-led Congress lays groundwork for Trump era
WASHINGTON — The Republican-led Congress begins a new session on Tuesday, Jan. 3, where it will start laying plans for enacting President-elect...
January 3, 2017 - 3:14pm
September 21, 2016
Special session to address Minnesota public works projects remains possible
ST. PAUL—Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton declared a special legislative session dead just more than a month ago, but on Thursday, Sept. 22,...
September 21, 2016 - 5:07pm
Referendum 2.0 is go: Vote on $45.27 million slated for Nov. 24
There will not be a general election this year; however, on Tuesday, Nov. 24, residents of the Perham-Dent School District will be asked to vote for the second time on a building bond levy. Discussion on the referendum was the primary focus at the school board’s regular August...
August 21, 2015 - 2:36pm
February 19, 2015
$58.3 million referendum looks likely: Funds would pay for new high school, other long-term projects
Perham-Dent School Board members are reaching important decisions about how and when to ask taxpayers to fund some major construction projects. During a special work session last Tuesday, the board made a preliminary agreement to bring a $58.3 million referendum to a vote on May...
February 19, 2015 - 4:38pm
February 13, 2015
Summer roadwork plans drive ahead
Perham City Councilors have approved the plans and specifications for this summer’s major street improvement project, and will soon be seeking bids on the construction work. At a meeting Monday, councilors reviewed an updated preliminary engineering report on the project by Apex...
February 13, 2015 - 9:30am
February 6, 2015
Minnesota revenue officials halt filings by TurboTax, citing possible fraud
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February 6, 2015 - 11:25am
February 5, 2015
Cheers to Landmark Liquors: Perham store has record year; revenues save taxpayers money
Everyone, raise your glasses in a toast to Landmark Liquors. Perham’s burgeoning municipal liquor store had another record-setting year in 2014, and that means more money saved for local taxpayers. For the first time in history, the store surpassed the $3 million mark in annual...
February 5, 2015 - 2:23pm
January 21, 2015
State income tax filing season begins in Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- Tax season is underway in Minnesota, as residents have been able to file state income tax forms as of Tuesday. The Minnesota Department of Revenue said its online filing system will be available until the file date of April 15. The department’s website also has resources...
January 21, 2015 - 11:05am
December 29, 2014
Levy to jump 32 percent: Amount still below state average
The Perham-Dent School Board approved a 32.23 percent increase on the school’s portion of property taxes for 2015. A balanced budget for the 2015-2016 school year is expected as a result of the increase. The levy was approved as part of the board’s regular meeting on De...
December 29, 2014 - 2:31pm
December 26, 2014
Higher Minnesota taxes? State legislators undecided
ST. PAUL – Let’s face it: What most Minnesotans want to know about the upcoming legislative session is whether lawmakers will raise their taxes. The answer is a resounding maybe. In most years, Republicans could be expected to reject any tax increase proposal....
December 26, 2014 - 11:49am
December 11, 2014
Perham sets final tax levy
Perham City Councilors have approved a final property tax levy increase of 2 percent. The final levy amount, payable in 2015, is unchanged from the preliminary levy approved in September. The increase will mean the city will collect about $23,000 more in taxes next year than...
December 11, 2014 - 3:49pm