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New county website in the works
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
Minnesota Misery: Vikings dominated by Eagles in NFC Championship game
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
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 8, 2018
Experts concerned over kids posting 'digital self-harm' on social media
While much attention has been given to steering kids away from using social media to bully others, a recent study has found that some teens...
January 8, 2018 - 7:00am
December 18, 2017
Chronic disease treatment costs expected to climb in Minnesota
ST. PAUL—The price tag for treating older Minnesotans for chronic diseases is projected to increase by billions over the next 10 years, according to a study released on Monday. Analyzing the state's data on health insurance claims, the Minnesota Department of Health study concludes...
December 18, 2017 - 4:56pm
August 2, 2017
Senator Al Franken talks healthcare, references Perham residents struggle
Last night, Sen. Al Franken appeared on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert, and the two spoke healthcare among other topics. Franken was quoted referencing the health care struggle shared by a Perham resident at one of his round table discussions at the Perham hospital some months...
August 2, 2017 - 12:23pm
June 23, 2017
Senate health care bill includes deep cuts to Medicaid
WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans, who for seven years have promised a repeal of the Affordable Care Act, took a major step Thursday toward that...
June 23, 2017 - 6:55am
April 19, 2017
Record number of flu cases reported this year
BISMARCK — A record number of influenza cases have been reported this year, according to the North Dakota Department of Health. There have...
April 19, 2017 - 9:14am
April 12, 2017
Fun Easter recipes bring holiday hoppiness
FARGO — Easter is just around the corner. Do you know what you're bringing to the in-laws' house? In a world driven by Pinterest, ordinary...
April 12, 2017 - 11:25am
March 18, 2017
Immigration restrictions could create 'critical gaps' at Sanford, Essentia
FARGO — An executives at Sanford Health said immigration restrictions imposed by President Donald Trump's administration could prevent...
March 18, 2017 - 4:25pm
March 1, 2017
How much urine is in a swimming pool? One study has the answer
CALGARY, Alberta -- Canadian researchers studying urine levels in swimming pools have discovered just how high the levels are, and the results...
March 1, 2017 - 2:42pm
January 13, 2017
Senators pass health insurance aid bill as debate focuses in rural Minnesota
ST. PAUL—Rural Minnesota may never have been mentioned so often in a state Senate debate not about a specific rural issue. Small towns...
January 13, 2017 - 9:18am
October 12, 2016
Dayton: 'Affordable Care Act is no longer affordable'
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's governor says a President Barack Obama inspired health-care law needs work. "The reality is the Affordable Care Act...
October 12, 2016 - 1:35pm
September 17, 2016
Three people in critical condition after Minnesota helicopter crash
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. - Three people are in critical condition after an air ambulance helicopter crashed near the Alexandria airport early Saturday. A North Memorial Health Care helicopter crashed en route to the Alexandria airport at 2:07 a.m., according to a statement from North Memorial....
September 17, 2016 - 9:31am
March 6, 2015
Senator’s staff, healthcare leaders hold discussion in Perham
Minnesota’s Senator Al Franken has been hosting a series of 20 roundtable discussions across the state in an effort to learn more about the status of rural healthcare, its challenges and successes. Franken serves as co-chair of the Senate Rural Health Caucus, a bipartisan group...
March 6, 2015 - 1:18pm
December 16, 2014
MNsure extends enrollment deadline to Saturday
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans will have an extra five days to shop for coverage effective Jan. 1 on the state’s health insurance exchange. MNsure announced Monday it has extended its enrollment deadline to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday as a response to market timing changes. Monday...
December 16, 2014 - 10:29am
December 8, 2014
Rural health solution? Find new ideas
MINNEAPOLIS -- Perhaps some rural hospitals could just provide emergency room services, and drop full hospital services. Maybe medical...
December 8, 2014 - 9:58am
October 27, 2014
Minnesota announces Ebola plan
Minnesota officials say they are prepared to monitor people coming from West African countries facing an Ebola crisis. Health officials were today in the process of beginning to monitor one person who recently returned from West Africa. They have received reports of nearly 30...
October 27, 2014 - 3:11pm