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County board continues to fund east and west county fairs
Minnesota FFA Foundation presents jackets to members of Perham FFA Chapter
Rural Dent man arrested following road accident
Weekly police report - Jan. 18 edition
Fast start, strong finish helps Perham close out Esko
Bears steal pivotal section game from Lakers
If Vikings win Sunday, expect Super Bowl ticket prices to jump
Ahmad Rashad, neighbor Michael Jordan cheer on Vikings
Perham shuts down Pelican Rapids for 14th straight win
Michael John Grismer
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
Wanted: (Grumpy) Head brewer
VIDEO: Brothers re-open Perham tire business
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
Dent Fiesta to raise money for local projects
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
Do cars need to pull over for police during pursuit?
Ice fishermen, we need your help
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
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
January 6, 2018
Four-vehicle crash near Perham leads to non-life-threatening injuries
PERHAM, Minn.—A four-vehicle crash in Otter Tail County sent two people to the hospital Friday evening. At 5:26 p.m., a 2013 GMC Sierra driven by Barbara Joanne Olson, 67, of Frazee, Minnesota, was southbound on County Road 60 when she attempted to cross U.S. Highway 10 about...
January 6, 2018 - 9:18am
December 25, 2017
Otter Tail County Sheriff's Reports
Man pulled from icy waters at Walker Lake A man was pulled from cold water at Walker Lake, just north of Otter Tail Lake, after his snowmobile crashed through thin ice on Dec. 16 close to noon. Ottertail city rescue crews pulled the man, Hubert Hovland, out of the water and transported...
December 25, 2017 - 11:08am
Two drivers involved in Henning area accidents
Two drivers, one of who was injured, were involved in traffic accidents near Henning, one in the early morning and the other in the early evening on Dec. 11. A Deer Creek resident rolled a vehicle close to 6 a.m. at the intersection of Highways 67 and 140, northeast of Henning. The...
December 25, 2017 - 11:08am
November 4, 2017
Northern Minn. girl, 8, in long-term recovery after bonfire explosion
MENAHGA, Minn. — An 8-year-old girl is expected to be at a Minneapolis hospital for another three or four months after she and two other...
November 4, 2017 - 1:45pm
November 1, 2017
Sebeka driver killed as fuel, grain trucks collide in Grant County
A 61-year-old Sebeka man was killed Monday when the semi-truck he was driving hit another truck at the intersection of U.S. Highway 59 and Minnesota...
November 1, 2017 - 8:09am
August 16, 2017
Vehicle loses power, goes into ditch
The driver of a Ford F150 went into a ditch when his truck suddenly lost power on Highway 78. Jeffrey Fritz, 31, was traveling north on the highway. He was transported to Perham Hospital for minor injuries. He was wearing his seat belt at the time of the crash and alcohol was not...
August 16, 2017 - 1:50pm
August 2, 2017
Building collapses at Minneapolis private school, firefighters extricating victims
MINNEAPOLIS -- Fire and police emergency responders are on the scene of a building collapse at Minnehaha Academy in Minneapolis. The Minneapolis Fire Department initially reported one fatality but later said the death was not confirmed. Firefighters were working to extricate people...
August 2, 2017 - 12:16pm
August 1, 2017
Motorcyclist struck from motorcycle by deer
While travelling northbound on Highway 59, a motorcyclist was struck from a motorcycle by a deer. The motorcycle come to a rest on the shoulder of the highway after continuing on for approximately 300 feet, after the driver, Dean Earl Nelson, 61, of Erhard, was struck from it. Nelson,...
August 1, 2017 - 9:51am
July 25, 2017
Three injured in two-car crash on Highway 10
Three people were transported to the Tri-County Hospital Monday afternoon with non-life threatening injuries after a two-car crash on Highway...
July 25, 2017 - 10:14am
Moorhead woman hurt in crash near Detroit Lakes
A Moorhead woman was injured when her car left the roadway on Highway 59 near Detroit Lakes on Friday. Terese Nadine Jacobs, 47, of Moorhead was transported to Essentia St. Mary's Hospital in Detroit Lakes with non-life-threatening injuries, according to the State Patrol.
July 25, 2017 - 10:13am
Menahga man dies in head-on crash
A 66-year-old Menahga man has died and another was flown from the scene with serious injuries following a two-vehicle crash Friday morning, July...
July 25, 2017 - 10:12am
Woman injured in head-on collision on Highway 34
A Barnesville woman was injured in a head-on collision on Highway 34 in Clay County Wednesday afternoon. Marlene Hosmer Avery, 56, was transported...
July 25, 2017 - 10:11am
July 10, 2017
GoFundMe set up for local four-year-old struck by truck
Emma Larson, the four-year-old daughter of Aaron and Lauren Larson, is focused on something that many children her age love to do: blowing bubbles....
July 10, 2017 - 11:30am
Pickup drives over child during parade in central Minnesota
FARGO -- A child is hospitalized at Sanford Children’s Hospital here after being run over by a trailer in a parade in central Minnesota’s Wadena County. The accident happened about 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 8, on Highway 87 near Juniper Avenue in Menahga, according to the Minnesota...
July 10, 2017 - 11:25am
June 23, 2017
One injured in rear-end collision on Highway 10
A man was sent to the Tri-County Hospital with non-life threatening injuries after a rear-end collision on Highway 10. Just before 5 p.m. Wednesday,...
June 23, 2017 - 11:19am