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Health officials investigate listeria outbreak in caramel apples
Otter Tail County man who killed nephew being sentenced today
4 teens arrested in in Halloween night home invasion in Alexandria
HOTL students hold book drive
Second half run propels Battle Lake over Perham
Yellowjacket girls basketball races past Crosby-Ironton
Perham gymnasts top Becker at home
Perham holds off second half surge
Yellowjacket girls fall at Breckenridge
BRADIE E. BAUCK
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Kicking off Christmas at Cupkie’s
Fate of Perham bakery uncertain
New Oasis convenience store opens
Small Business Saturday makes small impact
Shop Perham Punch Card promotion week one winners announced
The worst Christmas gifts I could find
Gettin' Lizzie With It: Guide to gift wrap, Christmas edition
Letter to the Editor: This year's musical failed to promote morality
The Prairie Spy: Without study hall, where can kids get into trouble?
Perham's new public art mural unveiling is set for this Sunday
GALLERY: Parade lights up Perham
A holiday bright spot: Perham’s Parade of Lights
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