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Automated boat inspection systems now in place at Otter Tail Lake
Paving project planned for Main Street Ottertail
Gorentz Dairy named Otter Tail County’s Farm Family of the Year
Election filing period opens soon
Airport hangar project extended, rental rates set
Perham Buzz cruise to second round at Sub State 14 tourney
Legion: No. 7 Fergus Falls rallies to knock off No. 2 East Grand Forks
Legion: Detroit Lakes upsets top-seeded Moorhead 2-1
Alex shuts out Thief River Falls in Sub State opener
Perham VFW heads to sub-state
KENNETH KIMBALL KOEHLER
SHARON LORAINE (WEGSCHEID) VAN WATERMULEN
KEVIN J. EVANS
Guck opens Precision Plumbing
Décor Hus opens on Main Street
Pine Mill Farm Furniture celebrates 25 years
Letter to the Editor: Perham a 'delightful place to live'
Applause / A Pause
Photo gallery: Phelps Mill Festival
Photo gallery: Lund Mania & New York Mills Summer Celebration
Phelps Mill Festival celebrates 30 years
‘Armed with hope, to finish the fight’: Relay for Life is July 11
Boys and Girls Clubs to host 3rd annual motorcycle ride
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