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Last day of classes at PHS sparks fun, memories
Minn. plans extra speeding enforcement in July
Otter Tail County Sheriff's report - May 24 edition
No Hub snub at the state: Perham's big project makes it into the bonding bill at $6 million
Fergus Falls to get $3.5 million for demolition of historic former state hospital
Wolverines shutdown Perham, fall to DGF
Minten’s blast lifts Perham over Wadena-DC
Perham Tennis team takes another step
Perham boys tennis advances to Section 8A Championship
Perham gains share of Heart O'Lakes Conference title
James R. Draack
Harley Hope Keith
Dawson James Trepanier
Hayden Beth Mitchell
Dixie Kathaleen Rehborg
Dairy farmers fight back against deceptive advertising
Minnesota jobless rate remains steady
Western Minnesota farmers catch up with spring planting after late start
KLN's temporary housing could help break barriers to employment
Burgau honored by Blue Cross
Adult Fishing League kicks off 14th season
United Way of Otter Tail and Wadena counties announces funded partner programs
Looking Back - May 17 edition
Perham Health offers 'right way to fall' program
Fergus Falls Police Chief Bergren announces run for Otter Tail County Sheriff
Your Letters: Why believe the press about political change?
Ask A Trooper: Is prescription window tint allowed?
Commentary: At the University of North Dakota, another feud over another logo
Ask A Trooper: How do you become a pilot with the state troopers?
Ask A Trooper: Do vehicles need a working horn?
Summer melodrama rises from the ashes - fourth season will be in new venue
Brewery comedy tour performs at Disgruntled Brewery May 16
Perham: The Musical
Red River Valley Veterans concerts slated for May 3 in Perham
Bingo, BBQ and storytelling spectacle at two NYM locations
'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
June 16, 2014
Local students win health care scholarships
Perham Health announces the recipients of its 2014 Health Care Career Educational Scholarships. Five area students pursuing careers in the health care field were each awarded a $1,000 scholarship. The scholarship program is intended to encourage people to enter or advance themselves...
June 16, 2014 - 12:24pm
April 17, 2014
OK health ranking for Otter Tail County
A new report ranking the health of every county in the United States shows wide variations in health status among Minnesota’s 87 counties. In this area, Becker, Hubbard and Mahnomen counties are in the lowest quartile. Otter Tail County fairs a little better, falling into the...
April 17, 2014 - 2:31pm
March 26, 2014
Perham Health to host first Men’s Night: Former Buffalo Bills player to be featured speaker
Perham Health will host its first Men’s Night on Tuesday, April 1 from 5-7:30 p.m. at The Cactus in Perham. The event is free and will feature...
March 26, 2014 - 4:52pm
E. coli death of Pelican Rapids 4-year-old seen as isolated case
PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn. – The death of a 4-year-old Pelican Rapids girl, who fell ill after becoming infected with a dangerous strain of E. coli bacteria, was an isolated case, a health official said Monday. Sophia Amy Odens started having flu-like symptoms Feb. 5, and she was...
March 26, 2014 - 8:52am
February 28, 2014
Helping others help themselves: Rewind, Inc. promotes recovery through community
“It’s all about people helping people,” said Jim Grey, director of Rewind, Inc., a 12-step, spiritually-based drug and alcohol treatment...
February 28, 2014 - 10:59am
January 24, 2014
MNsure to ax Paul and Babe ads
BEMIDJI, Minn. – The comedic and controversial MNsure health insurance exchange ads featuring legendary characters Paul Bunyan and Babe the...
January 24, 2014 - 9:24am
January 17, 2014
Essentia St. Mary's imaging dept. gets a lift
Soon patients at Essentia Health St. Mary’s will have a warmer and more convenient trip to have MRIs and CT scans. On Monday, the hospital...
January 17, 2014 - 10:06am
December 27, 2013
Health workers monitor return of H1N1 flu strain
H1N1, the nasty flu bug that gave us the pandemic of 2009, is back, the government’s lead health agency says. A Minnesota infectious disease...
December 27, 2013 - 9:13am
December 6, 2013
Safe Routes to School plan lays groundwork for healthy change
Following more than a year of research and brainstorming about how to get more kids to bike and walk to school, Perham’s final Safe Routes to School plan was released last week. Prepared by West Central Initiative, the plan was put together with help and input from the schools,...
December 6, 2013 - 12:05pm
November 27, 2013
County to go tobacco free
At the start of the New Year, all of Otter Tail County’s buildings, grounds and county-owned vehicles will be smoke-free. The County Board of Commissioners on Nov.
November 27, 2013 - 2:12pm
November 26, 2013
Lavender oil linked to sleep benefits for dementia patients
RED WING, Minn. -- Lavender aromatherapy can help people suffering from dementia sleep easier — that’s according to a new study conducted at an assisted living center in Red Wing. During a week in which residents with memory loss were exposed to lavender essential oil, they...
November 26, 2013 - 9:47am
November 20, 2013
County board hears pros and cons of MNsure
Acknowledging that the federal Affordable Care Act remains controversial, Otter Tail County’s Human Services Director, John Dismore, told county commissioners last week that there is no doubt the program benefits people in need, even though others may see increases in taxes and...
November 20, 2013 - 3:36pm
September 25, 2013
MNsure will check security until last minute
ST. PAUL — Supporters and opponents of Minnesota’s health insurance marketplace disagree whether it will be able to launch as planned next...
September 25, 2013 - 11:22am
July 19, 2013
M State offering new health information technology certification
Minnesota State Community and Technical College will be offering a new 30-credit certificate program in health information technology through its online eCampus next fall. The Health Information - Technology Specialist certificate will provide training in the use of information...
July 19, 2013 - 11:43am
June 7, 2013
Water main break floods lower levels of two Sanford buildings in downtown Fargo
FARGO – A water main break on Broadway Avenue left a big mess in the Sanford Medical Center in downtown Fargo this morning. The Fargo Fire...
June 7, 2013 - 11:28am