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Hard work pays off: 2011 PHS grad receives full med school scholarship
Minnesota, Perham see climbing graduation rates
OTC Relays win national recognition
Perham man releases first in series of books: Signings scheduled for Perham, Fergus Falls
Board hears budget and enrollment projections
GBB: Second half surge lifts Rebels to opening round win
Yellowjackets take fifth at state
Nelson, Bucholz continue in wrestle backs
'Jacket swimmers advance in four events
GBB: Yellowjackets downed by HOL Champions
DOLLY (OLGA) M. SWANSON
CHRISTOPHER H. LIMMER
VERA BERNHARDINE EID
Birth: Hailey Marie Dahms
Birth: Alyssa Nicole Mursu
Orion Mitchell Guck
Derek Clyde Omvig
Zion Mary Aho
Picturing herself holding the reins
Personal trainer puts ‘Fitness First’
‘No regrets’ for Arvig’s Pratt
New owner at Perham Physical Therapy
Cheers to Landmark Liquors: Perham store has record year; revenues save taxpayers money
Time to take a stand against distracted driving
Sewing the seeds of spring
Halting pine-to-farmland conversion was the right thing to do
Energy tips from an ol’ HVAC pro
Caffeinated high: Triple Espresso to perform at club fundraiser
VIDEO: Brrr-inging in $16K for kinship
Good reason for freezin’: Kinship fundraiser to be held Saturday
Table setting fair raises $12K for library
November 12, 2014
Customers get a first look at the new aluminum-bodied 2015 Ford F150 truck
FARGO – Brothers Dell Ray and Steven Johnson came all the way from Fergus Falls, Minn., Tuesday to get a look at the new 2015 aluminum-bodied Ford F-150 truck at Luther Family Ford here. They liked what they saw, but would have been even happier had they been able...
news / state
November 12, 2014 - 1:55pm
May 16, 2014
Long-range county highway plans in the works
Otter Tail County leaders want to get more people involved in making a long-term plan for the county’s roadways. Last Tuesday, county commissioners approved the formation of two new transportation-related committees. The committees will include a mix of elected officials, consultants,...
news / local
May 16, 2014 - 12:07pm
April 7, 2014
Next up: Construction season
Construction on the roundabout at the intersection of Highway 59 and Willow Street will start next month and should be finished before the WE Fest crowds arrive in early August. The $1.7 million project will start May 12 and will involve periodic closures on Willow Street and Long...
news / region
April 7, 2014 - 12:39pm
April 2, 2014
Perham officials fear dangerous results from never-ending rail traffic
Every day, as many as 10 oil trains a day leave North Dakota and six to eight travel through Minnesota. They pass through places like Perham, a town of 3,000 in the heart of lakes country. The town may be small, but it is bustling with activity. On one side of the railroad tracks...
news / local
April 2, 2014 - 1:58pm
February 28, 2014
Get home safely: Joyride
Perham, Battle Lake and Ottertail are taking part in a safe ride alternative transportation program. The program, called Joyride, is run in conjunction with the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Office. Expansion of the program to other parts of Otter Tail County will likely...
February 28, 2014 - 10:34am
December 5, 2013
Another bump in the gas tax?
It’s common knowledge that maintaining and rebuilding roadways costs a lot of money. Much of this funding currently comes from gasoline taxes, but with more money still needed to fix roadways across Minnesota, a major question arises: Would drivers be willing to pay more for...
news / state
December 5, 2013 - 5:03pm
November 15, 2013
Minnesota schedules 10 extra transportation projects
ST. PAUL -- The Dayton administration plans to construct 10 highway projects around Minnesota to improve commerce transportation. The projects are not part of the state’s 20-year transportation plan, but Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton said Thursday that the projects will show Minnesotans...
news / state
November 15, 2013 - 9:30am