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City Council looks to get funding for improvements on truck loop, decrease downtown commercial traffic
'I'm just a bum' - Anonymous man making his way around the DL area handing out hundreds of dollars to strangers
Investigators find rifle was hidden from view
Sportsman's Club Chili Feed raises $70K
Second woman accuses Sen. Franken of sexual harassment
HOCKEY: Laker girls drop conference opener
Gophers coach P.J. Fleck receives contract extension but no added raise
McDougall blanks Royals for first victory of the season
Mulcahy named new head baseball coach
Fischer moves on to state
Agnes L. Weis
James Edward Bistrum
Esther Helen Johnson
Gretta Jean Wegscheid
Sophia Marie Sipe
Area students receive degrees from NDSU
Waldon makes Chancellor's List at Montana Tech
Winnie Margaret Walter
Perham Health promotes Anderson to VP of Finance
Perham TOPS hits 40th Anniversary
Gedde joins Elders Home and Heritage Manor as administrator
Mader joins Perham Health as certified diabetes educator
Payson Leaving Lakes Region Arts Council
Sportsman's Club Chili Feed raises $70K
Porath named Perham-Dent Teacher of the Year
Perham Community Play Children of Eden runs November 16-19
From high school to 'hub'
New Perham dog park to celebrate grrrrrand opening
We're thankful for you, dear reader
Deer hunting time to tell tales
Your letters - Nov. 9 edition
What are the laws regarding drivers and electronic devices?
M State choirs welcome the holiday season with 'Gloria'
Perham area calendar
Right on target: Perham Sportsman’s Club keeps growing
Concordia Cultural Events presents Offutt Brass
Into the great wide open: Music legend Tom Petty dead at 66
'One in a million’: Highly regarded female snocross mechanic is a pioneer in the sport
A leader on and off the field
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
Huus ends Yellowjacket golf career at state
Gopher coach announces scholarship for Perham athlete
November 7, 2012
Newcomers elected to NYM School Board
Amy Wallgren, Kristina Ehnert, Julie Adams, and Wendy Hetland will be four newcomers on the New York Mills school board. With 13 of the 14 precinct totals at 11 p.m. on Tuesday night, Wallgren had the most votes with 1,297, followed by Ehnert with 1,119, then Adams with 1,111 and...
November 7, 2012 - 3:05am
Gerber to be first female mayor in NYM; Roder and Schik take open council seats
Julie Gerber will be the first female mayor of New York Mills. Gerber won the seat with 315 votes against candidate Kenny Friese, who had 254 votes, according to unofficial totals on Tuesday night. Gerber has previously served a four-year term on the city council. Betsy Roder...
November 7, 2012 - 3:04am
Ottertail, Richville, Dent and Township election results
With little to no competition, incumbents easily won their seats back in elections in Ottertail, Richville, Dent and most area townships. Ottertail In Ottertail, Heather Rosenthal was reelected to her position on the city council with 215 votes. This will be her second 4-year term...
November 7, 2012 - 3:03am
Steady stream at the polls: Voter turnout strong in state, county
A remarkable 91 percent of all eligible voters in Otter Tail County poured into the polls Tuesday, mirroring reports of high turnout around Minnesota...
November 7, 2012 - 2:59am
November 2, 2012
Three burglaries reported yesterday in Otter Tail County; Perham area resident awakens to find intruder in the house
The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Department responded to three reports of burglaries yesterday. A resident near Perham, on Aerovilla Road, was awakened shortly after midnight on Thursday, Nov. 1 after hearing the dog bark. The resident heard a door shut, turned on the lights, and...
November 2, 2012 - 2:02pm
October 26, 2012
After 27 DWIs, Bettcher to go free once more
NEW YORK MILLS, Minn. - People here know Danny Bettcher for all the wrong reasons. Many also know the number: He's had 27 convictions for drinking...
October 26, 2012 - 8:44am
October 23, 2012
Vergas man, New York Mills teen injured in accident
Two drivers were injured in an accident between New York Mills and Bluffton on Saturday, according to a report by the Minnesota State Patrol. A 1990 Chevrolet pickup, driven by a 17-year-old from New York Mills, was southbound on 570th Ave. and failed to yield the right of way, entering...
October 23, 2012 - 9:32am
October 16, 2012
School bus sideswipes car near Perham
The driver of a school bus has been cited for failure to yield after a minor accident near Perham last week. According to a report from the Minnesota State Patrol, the driver of the bus, 58-year old Larry Grieger of New York Mills, sideswiped a car at the junction of Highways 10...
October 16, 2012 - 10:05am
October 7, 2012
Meridee Gabbard publishes book
PERHAM, Minn. - Meridee Gabbard was never a writer. But when her son collapsed on a basketball court two years ago due to cardiac arrest, suffered 30 minutes without oxygen and spent months in recovery, Gabbard needed a way to cope. During her son Zach's recovery, Gabbard started...
October 7, 2012 - 11:36pm
October 4, 2012
Alex man dies in crash -- had ties to Perham and Detroit Lakes area
A 42-year-old Alexandria man -- with ties to the Perham and Detroit Lakes area -- died following a one-vehicle crash on Highway 29 Friday night. Kyle Neitzert was driving his 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix GT2 north, just south of the intersection with County Road 13 at about 10:30 p.m....
October 4, 2012 - 10:55am
Grass fires throughout area Wednesday, snow to fall Thursday
According to a report from the New York Mills Fire Department, grass fires were battled north and south of New York Mills simultaneously Wednesday...
October 4, 2012 - 7:05am
October 3, 2012
Wolverines alum collapses during volleyball game Tuesday evening
The Perham-Wadena Deer Creek volleyball game was temporarily suspended and the gymnasium cleared during the third set of play after a fan in...
October 3, 2012 - 2:04pm
September 27, 2012
Two injured in motorcycle crash
Two people were injured in a motorcycle crash near New York Mills Tuesday evening. Michael Wallgren, 36, of Burtrum was driving and Angela Fisette, 36, of Perham was the passenger. They were heading westbound on County Road 67 approaching a curve when the motorcycle went off the...
September 27, 2012 - 10:44am
September 19, 2012
Shopko grand opening draws crowds
Beginning around 8 a.m. last Thursday, eager shoppers lined up outside the Perham Shopko, waiting for the doors to open at about 9 a.m. The...
September 19, 2012 - 3:25pm
Weaving the past into the present: Traditional rug braiding
Jo Anne Flom of Perham has been weaving and braiding rugs since she was six years old. Through the years she has come to realize one thing:...
September 19, 2012 - 3:16pm