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‘Art’ of the matter: Retired teacher, Marlene Johnson, keeps art alive in HOTL classrooms
DL man gets jail for stealing from parents
Cass Lake man receives 60 months in prison for shooting White Earth man
Fight over Sunday liquor sales continues
‘Project of passion’: Lil’ Evil tribute bike gains national notoriety
Yellowjackets dominant at home
NFL, YouTube announce partnership
Jets adding Hogan, Heimerdinger to front office
NFLPA instructs Patriots players to 'reserve comment'
NFL-Super Bowl has ways to go in captivating global audience
MELVINA "MEL" ALMIDIA TRIEGLAFF
GORDON "GORDY" ALLEN JOHNSON
ELENORE MARY (GRISMER) ADAMCZYK
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
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
Applause, A Pause
Old Timers Run set for Feb. 7
January 6, 2014
Minnesota leaves Tuesday school closing decision to local officials as Midwest shivers
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Monday decided to leave the decision about closing schools on Tuesday to local officials as the Upper Midwest fought bitterly cold weather today, with Tuesday warming in some places but still remaining frigid. Dayton took the rare step Friday of announcing...
news / education
January 6, 2014 - 12:36pm
January 3, 2014
Dayton orders Minnesota schools closed Monday
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton is closing schools Monday because of predicted frigid weather. “The safety of Minnesota’s schoolchildren must be our first priority,” Dayton said. “I have made this decision to protect all our children from the dangerously cold temperatures...
news / state
January 3, 2014 - 11:10am
November 5, 2013
Parts of Minnesota could receive up to 7 inches of snow by Wednesday
ST. PAUL – The season’s first significant snowfall for most Minnesotans could bring more than a half-foot in places by Wednesday morning. The National Weather Service issued a winter storm advisory for a broad swath of the state, from the southwest to east central. The weather...
news / state
November 5, 2013 - 10:29am
October 24, 2013
The year’s first snowfall
The Perham area saw its first snowfall of the year over the weekend. The National Weather Service was reporting that at least three inches had fallen across the region. Most of it had melted off not long after falling, due to warm temperatures. Temps are expected to remain chilly...
news / local
October 24, 2013 - 11:06am
October 11, 2013
Perham upsets No. 4-4A DL 14-0, HOL title up for grabs
DETROIT LAKES — Payton Jordahl and Eli Beachy both scored on nine-yard touchdown runs and Perham shutout the No-4 team in Minnesota Class 4A Detroit Lakes 14-0 to create a three-team logjam atop the Heart O' Lakes Conference heading into the short, final week of the season. The...
sports / Yellowjacket Boys
October 11, 2013 - 8:43pm
August 27, 2013
Late summer storm leaves its mark on the area
Perham found itself in the center of a late summer storm on Monday evening, with strong straight-line winds and mid-sized hail creating white-out conditions through the city. The National Weather Service was reporting strong rotations capable of producing a tornado between...
news / local
August 27, 2013 - 3:00pm
July 24, 2013
Weather Service tags Mahnomen tornado as EF2
MAHNOMEN, Minn. – The National Weather Service has rated a tornado that struck the Mahnomen area early Monday as an EF2, with peak winds of around 115 mph. According to information on the Weather Service’s Grand Forks, N.D., website: The tornado was on the ground for about...
news / state
July 24, 2013 - 10:05am
June 14, 2013
Rained out: Weather a mixed bag for businesses
Businesses in the Perham area usually get a boost from an influx of tourists in the warm summer months. But this year’s long, nearly unprecedented stretch of winter weather and the more recent string of rain and unseasonably cold temperatures have presented unique challenges...
June 14, 2013 - 11:04am