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School board has construction site walk through
Minn. health insurance program breaks previous record for signups
The power of positive thinking
PACC adds to list of improvements for 2018
Jennie-O Turkey barn lost in fire
Yellowjackets second at Melrose/Sauk Centre
Perham gymnasts set new mark against Park Rapids Area
DeBoer's 24 sparks Yellowjackets in home win
Minnesota Miracle saves Vikings from disaster
'Physically and emotionally, I'm drained': Resigning MN coach points finger at problematic parents
Judy K. Houghton
Colton Norbert Benke
On the night you were born the moon smiled with such wonder that the stars peeked in to see you and the night wind whispered. "Life will never be same." Because there had never been anyone like you ever in the world. So enchanted with you were the wind
Oscar James Buchanan
Congratulations to Kenny Richter on his retirement! Kenny is retiring December 31, 2017 as a Combination Technician with Arvig Enterprises, Inc. in Perham. Kenny has been with the Company for over 40 years
Lyla Faye Haman
Nominations being taken for 2018 Chamber Choice Awards
Perham Living makes U.S. News & World Report's list of Best Nursing Homes for 2017-18
Nelson named General Manager of the year
Dr. Brooke Hamann serving on the Minnesota state emergency response team
Perham Health welcomes Dr. Steven Murrell
Rock-A-Booster 4H Club Wins Award
Miss Perham and Miss Heart of the Lakes Pageant, Jan. 13
Hey, baby: Perham Health’s first baby of the New Year is born
Otter Tail County 150th anniversary set for 2018
Star Lake native, 103, has lived through 18 presidents
LETTER: No more taxpayer money to group without full disclosure
Once again, I'm drinking the purple Kool-aid
Cold weather tips for stalled or stuck vehicles
If you’re using Facebook to find your news, you’re going to be seeing less of us
What is the correct following distance?
Great American Think-Off question fleshes out life's biggest lessons
Perham area calendar
A whole 'slew' of fun: Slew Foot Family Christmas Concert to hit Perham
Free Matinees in Perham are a tradition that goes back decades
Christmas bake sale and concert to be held in Vergas Dec. 3
'It's just a feeling you can't explain'
Thankful for family
Community cooking: Making pizzas the old-fashioned way
'Last hope': After 16 years of serious health struggles, a new mix of antibiotics could be the answer for Lois Porath
A ‘good guy’ is gone: Rodney Hanson remembered for his kindness, love of local history and many community involvements
November 10, 2017
Farmers hope tours will 'open eyes' to Minn. governor candidates
RAYMOND, Minn. — After explaining how technology-driven, prescription fertilizer methods make economic and environmental sense because...
November 10, 2017 - 8:25am
Asian lady beetles, other nuisance pests on the march as temps cool off
GRAND FORKS — This month's cooler temperatures may have slowed the buzz of pesky yellow jackets, but area exterminators say the march is...
October 10, 2017 - 5:24am
September 29, 2017
Perham, Frazee to join forces on Community Ed
Perham and Frazee are collaborating on a shared Community Education program. The Perham-Dent and Frazee-Vergas School Boards recently agreed to move forward with the collaboration for at least the next year. They will evaluate the partnership a year from now and then go from there....
September 29, 2017 - 4:40pm
June 7, 2017
Art of the Lakes Gallery to feature paintings by local artist
Paintings by an Otter Tail Lake artist will be the subjects of a solo exhibit at Art of the Lakes Gallery in Battle Lake June 15-30. Grace Haverty...
June 7, 2017 - 7:31am
June 1, 2017
Local dairy farmer's trip to DC was an 'eye-opener'
A local dairy farmer came away with a newfound respect for hardworking Congressional staff after a two-day trip to Washington earlier this month....
June 1, 2017 - 8:41am
May 19, 2017
Bring your lawn chairs: Ottertail’s Tuesday summer concerts at the park are back
Pull up a lawn chair, blanket or even your golf cart: Ottertail’s Tuesday summer concert series at the park is back. For the third year in...
May 19, 2017 - 5:01pm
May 15, 2017
18-year-old hurt in rollover near Staples
An 18-year-old Fergus Falls woman suffered minor injuries in a one-vehicle rollover on Highway 210 on Saturday. The Minnesota State Patrol reports that Kayla Ruby Rastedt was driving a 2007 Mercury Grand Marquis eastbound on the highway when she drifted off the right side of the pavement...
May 15, 2017 - 8:57am
Motorcyclist injured in rear-end accident
An Elizabeth man was injured after rear-ending a Yamaha motorcycle with his Harley-Davidson. Donald Morlan Cariveau, age 72, suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the incident, the Minnesota State Patrol reports. He was driving a 2005 Harley Sportster when he rear-ended a 2007...
May 15, 2017 - 8:49am
May 14, 2017
Letter carriers will 'Stamp Out Hunger' May 13
Saturday, May 13, postal workers across the country will be collecting food for the National Association of Letter Carriers' 25th annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive. Letter carriers will be picking up non-perishable food items at mailboxes and ensuring that those donations get to...
May 14, 2017 - 11:10am
May 11, 2017
Ushering in ‘a new era in education’: Ground is officially broken on the new Perham High School
It was a historic moment in Perham yesterday as shovels hit the dirt at the site of the future Perham High School. It’s been 100 years since...
May 11, 2017 - 3:03pm
May 1, 2017
Perham City Council looks to fill open seat soon; applications accepted through Thursday
Perham City Councilors are working fast to fill the seat left vacant by the recent passing of former councilor Harriet Mattfeld. The council decided in April to seek applications for the open position, and now the deadline to submit those applications is very near. Applications are...
May 1, 2017 - 12:29pm
April 6, 2017
Perham High School teacher plans book about notable grads
Over the course of Perham High School's 100-year history, scores of graduates have gone on to achieve great things. Now, in an effort to preserve...
April 6, 2017 - 12:37pm
March 24, 2017
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include tasting competition
With the first day of spring now behind us, and temperatures jumping up into the 30s, 40s and even 50s, the sap has begun flowing from area maple...
March 24, 2017 - 9:21am
March 16, 2017
Perham father reunited with daughter who went missing
After 46 days, a Perham father is back at home with his daughter after he said the 6-year old was taken by her mother. Brian Cooney said it's...
March 16, 2017 - 9:13am
A ceremony full of heart: new Valentine Royalty crowned at Perham Living
New royalty are reigning at Perham Living. In a balloon-filled ceremony at the nursing home last Thursday, six residents representing each of...
February 16, 2017 - 7:30am