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‘We get silly sometimes’: Local mentorship pair love to laugh
KLN preps for next wave of workers
Ranchers are howling over wolf ruling
Jaycees donate to library, childcare Association
Referendum talks continue, repairs approved at PHS
Slow starting Jackets fall to Trojans
Super Bowl billboard campaign seeks acceptance for gay players
SB XLIX: Carroll, Belichick face off
U.S. activists keep domestic violence in Super Bowl spotlight
BBB: Perham snaps skid with win over Fergus Falls
DAVID ALEXANDER NELSON
JOHN A. MERKINS
MELVINA "MEL" ALMIDIA TRIEGLAFF
GORDON "GORDY" ALLEN JOHNSON
Cheese louise! Bongards’ churns out the cheddar, 24/7
Grandma G’s snacks are a family affair
Family Dollar celebrates grand opening in Ottertail
Papacito’s gets a new owner
Turning phone books into a booming business: Ralph Logan retires from Arvig after 36-year career
Getting out a message across crossed wires
Minnesota must heed call of oil-safety report
Optimism is a useful quality
Bobcats common in the area, though rarely seen
The Prairie Spy: When the remedies are worse than the ailments
New York Mills is set for the second annual Winter Light Festival on Feb. 2
Old Timers Run set for Feb. 7
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