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Looking Back - Feb. 1 edition
Missing pregnant woman found dead in Chippewa National Forest: Autopsy scheduled for 27-year-old from Akeley in Cass County
County board approves bonds for Perham refuse project
East Ottertail County MDA seeking Dairy Princess candidates
East Otter Tail Soil & Water Conservation District seeks summer apprentices
Yellowjackets capture fourth straight Section 8AA Championship
Perham rolls to its 23rd victory
Late basket, strong defense helps Perham to 22nd win
Lohmiller retires from Pequot Lakes football
Perham/NYM swimmers third at Mid-State
Mary Joanne Lischke
Reverend Robert Charles Landsberger
Willis A. Mollins
John "JC" Johnson
Joshua Matthew Karsnia
Carignan makes dean's list at Normandale Community College
Elsa Jean Halonen
Willow Sarahna Love Randall
Good timing helps couple land chiropractic clinic in Perham
All Creatures Vet Clinic offering boarding and grooming in Otter Tail
Halvorson of Perham Health certified in MHA trustee certification program
Forrest Briard farm Minnesota earns water quality certification
Perham Health: Hospital board moves forward with proposed $3.5 million clinic expansion
Area students make dean's list at Concordia College
Molly West will replace Alexandra Koes as Miss Heart of the Lakes 2018
Maplewood State Park offers candlelight ski event Feb. 24
Frazee Resident named COUNTRY Financial Insurance Agent in Perham
Doll named to dean's list at Mayville State
Ask A Trooper: What goes into a inclement weather car kit?
Ask A Trooper: Why are the uniforms maroon?
Miller column: Newspaper's open forum important
Letter: 2018 Progress was well done
Ask A Trooper: Do ball hitches need to be removed when not in use?
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
Perham area calendar
'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
June 23, 2017
Another year older and still kickin': Perham Health celebrates 115th anniversary
Turtle Fest wasn't the only annual celebration this last week. Perham Health also celebrated their 115th anniversary on Thursday with a picnic,...
June 23, 2017 - 11:28am
Slow and steady wins the race: 33rd annual Turtle Fest dubbed a success
Perham's 33rd annual Turtle Fest kicked off Wednesday, June 14, with the famous turtle races in Turtle Park and showed no signs of slowing down...
June 23, 2017 - 11:26am
June 14, 2017
Turtle Fest Half-Marathon, 5K and 10K on Saturday
A staple to Perham’s Turtle Fest returns for its 22nd running on Saturday, June 17 which is the annual Turtle Fest Road Race. This year’s event features three different running events, which includes a half marathon, a 5K race and a 10K race. Last year was the first year of the...
June 14, 2017 - 3:19pm
June 9, 2016
Lots of activities planned during Perham's Turtle Fest
The 32nd annual Turtle Fest begins next week and is filled with familiar events sure to entertain people of all ages, along with some new offerings. "We have community groups who have really stepped up for this community event, because this is our summer community event," said Dan...
June 9, 2016 - 4:17pm
Perham trolley delayed
The anticipated arrival of the turtle trolley has been delayed as the city of Perham and Chamber of Commerce agree to specific terms of responsibility. "A draft is out there," said Chuck Johnson, Economic Development Authority director. "It's just getting everybody to agree with the...
June 9, 2016 - 4:07pm
'Turtle Lady' brings signature reptile to Perham celebration
Money is not the reason that Lynnette Henderson, AKA "the Turtle Lady," toils away at her sewing machine all year long making fabric turtles....
June 9, 2016 - 4:02pm
July 1, 2015
City-wide rummage sale winners announced
The prize-winners of Coldwell Banker Preferred Partners’ city-wide rummage sale during Turtle Fest have been announced. Jackie Langren won...
July 1, 2015 - 3:44pm
May 15, 2015
Turtle Fest wrangles new entertainment
This year’s Turtle Fest has upped the ante for entertainment during the celebration. Adding to the always-packed weekend, T and C Rodeo is scheduled to make its first appearance at Turtle Fest on Saturday, June 20 at 7 p.m.
May 15, 2015 - 11:15am
June 23, 2014
Perham gets a new 'Miss'
There’s a new Miss Perham in town. Hailey Jutz, of Frazee, earned the title at the 2014 Miss Perham Pageant, held in the Perham High School...
June 23, 2014 - 5:15pm
May 30, 2014
Sign up now to take part in Turtle Fest parade
Be a part of Perham’s biggest festival of the summer – sign up to march in the Turtle Fest parade. Consistently featuring 80-100 floats and big trucks, costumed characters, marching bands and plenty of other fun-loving participants from year to year, the parade is a fun and...
May 30, 2014 - 1:17pm
October 25, 2013
Chamber to take on Turtle Fest
The board of the Perham Area Chamber of Commerce has agreed to bring Turtle Fest under its wing. In addition, the chamber will be taking over leadership of Perham’s annual Parade of Lights and Rib Cook-Off, starting next year. The Perham Lions announced in July that the club...
October 25, 2013 - 3:43pm
September 26, 2013
Turtle Fest remains on the edge
Little progress has been made on the Turtle Fest front. Since announcing two months ago that they were ready to hand over the reins and let someone else head up the festival, the previous coordinators have been searching for a replacement, but so far no one has stepped up and made...
September 26, 2013 - 4:13pm
Future of Turtle Fest uncertain
The fate of Turtle Fest is up in the air after leading organizers announced their desire to pass the torch. After just a few years at the...
July 26, 2013 - 10:11am
June 24, 2013
Turtle Fest a fun time for families
Turtle Fest came to a close on Sunday, after nine full days of family fun. Despite some rain here and there, most activities went as planned....
June 24, 2013 - 2:35pm
June 20, 2013
Turtle Fest off to a strong start
Turtle Fest 2013 is going on now through this Sunday, June 23.
June 20, 2013 - 3:22pm