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Tuffy's opens $70 million facility
Functional math class breaks ground at PHS
WCCO profiles Perham: City selected for Goin' to the Lake series
Wadena man says estranged brother may have called in human remains report
Perham man wins at local birding event
Boys cross country returns with a lot of experience
East Grand Forks outlasts Perham
High expectations for Perham girls cross country
Area Football Standings and results
Yellowjackets open season with championship rematch
Engagement this week
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Relay for Life surpasses goal
Births this week
Engagement: Kierzek ~ Greenwood
Corny story: moonshining with Minnesota 13
Care Carnival was a success
Royal laundry woes
Step back in time at Finn Creek Folk Festival
Puppet Pageant, parades and corn
March 20, 2009
POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Counties like giving up prisoners
Local Minnesota governments may not be happy with the way things are going this year at the Capitol - with big state aid cuts coming - but counties are thrilled with Gov. Tim Pawlenty's proposal to remove one burden from them. In the revised budget plan the governor released Tuesday,...
March 20, 2009 - 2:00pm
December 23, 2008
NY Mills out nearly $29,000 in state aid
State aid payments to Minnesota cities came up short this week after Gov. Tim Pawlenty announced a $110 million cut to Local Government Aid. Perham will lose $64,287. New York Mills will lose $28,803 in LGA from this year's second half payment, which the city will receive by the...
December 23, 2008 - 12:00am
November 10, 2008
Opinion: Let's hope that Obama's change doesn't come up short
Liberals, conservatives, and all those in between-- you'd be hard pressed to find anyone in our nation right now who doesn't think it's time for our country to embrace change. After all, by its very definition, 'change' is "to make or become different," and we certainly need something...
November 10, 2008 - 12:00am
October 8, 2008
Levy referendum campaigns heat up
The group promoting the "vote yes" campaign on the school levy referendum is incorporating a new strategy as the Nov. 4 election day approaches. "Together for Kids" will be bringing its "sales pitch" for the approximate $950,000 annual tax increase to some of the area's largest...
October 8, 2008 - 12:00am
October 2, 2008
Levy-lobbying fires up as referendum vote nears
Voters will decide November 4 whether or not to increase funding to the Perham-Dent schools by an estimated $950,000 to $1 million. Campaign efforts on the increased levy have been limited mostly to Together for Kids, a group promoting a "yes" vote to increase local taxes by $695...
October 2, 2008 - 12:00am
September 24, 2008
Rounding up funds for the schools
Four months of downhome-style fundraising for the hometown schools wound up this month at United Community Bank. Starting in May, the bank launched a "Round-Up for Education," with various fundraising projects that benefitted the Perham-Dent schools and the Frazee school system....
community / education
September 24, 2008 - 12:00am
September 10, 2008
Woman holds up Perham store, no arrests made yet
Investigators continue to search for a suspect in the armed robbery that occurred Saturday, Sept. 6, in Perham. A local woman was questioned in connection with the case, and a search warrant was executed at her residence, but it "wasn't fruitful," according to Perham Police Chief...
September 10, 2008 - 12:00am