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Feedlot expansion hearings held in Otter Tail
Perham City council reorganizes
Two-vehicle crash leads to injuries
Community meetings set to discuss future of the HUB
Perham shuts down Pelican Rapids for 14th straight win
Jackets defense shuts down Frazee Girls
Perham grapplers win home finale against Detroit Lakes
Morris named finalist for NHSACA Coach of the Year
Take 5: Keys to the NFC Championship game
Michael John Grismer
Dollena "Dolly" Nundahl
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
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
Dr. Brooke Hamann serving on the Minnesota state emergency response team
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
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
December 2, 2017
Minnesotans deserve cheaper, better healthcare
During a town hall meeting at Duluth City Hall, Teri Haapala stood up to tell her health care story. Unfortunately, Teri's story is all too familiar...
December 2, 2017 - 9:57am
November 16, 2017
Tri-County EMS offers free Stop the Bleed kits
The Tri-County Health Care Emergency Medical Service (EMS) is championing a Stop the Bleed initiative in Wadena, Todd and Otter Tail counties....
November 16, 2017 - 8:53am
May 19, 2017
U.S. House to send healthcare bill to Senate in a few weeks, speaker says
WASHINGTON - The U.S. House of Representatives will send its healthcare overhaul plan passed earlier this month to the Senate in a couple of...
May 19, 2017 - 3:00pm
March 23, 2017
New healthcare plan could have dire effects for county residents: Local healthcare leaders share concerns with Franken, Piper
Local health care providers are concerned that the GOP's newly proposed health care reform plan will leave Otter Tail County residents without...
March 23, 2017 - 11:30am
January 4, 2017
KLN, Shearer’s open on-site primary care clinic for employees
Workers at KLN Family Brands and Shearer’s Snacks no longer need to call in sick to get that cough checked out. A new on-site primary care...
January 4, 2017 - 2:35pm
Medicare obesity counseling now available through Perham Health
Individuals who are eligible for Medicare and are clinically obese have a new, non-surgical option available to try to lose weight. The program...
June 4, 2015 - 1:10pm
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
October 29, 2014
MNsure mishandled marketing money, audit finds
ST. PAUL – MNsure’s marketing department approved more than $925,000 in contract work without first obtaining required authorization, according to a financial audit released Tuesday by the state Office of the Legislative Auditor. The money was available and...
October 29, 2014 - 10:51am
October 2, 2014
MNsure premiums expected to rise 4.5% next year
ST. PAUL – Premiums on the state’s MNsure health insurance exchange will rise in 2015, but they will still likely be the lowest in the nation. The Minnesota Department of Commerce announced Wednesday that the rates offered by the four insurers still participating...
October 2, 2014 - 10:43am
April 11, 2014
Nyhus certified in Parkinson’s speech treatment
Laura Nyhus, a speech language pathologist at Perham Health, has completed her certifications in LSVT LOUD, a speech treatment for individuals with Parkinson’s disease and other neurological conditions. LSVT LOUD, named for Mrs. Lee Silverman (Lee Silverman Voice Treatment) was...
April 11, 2014 - 1:31pm
April 2, 2014
As deadline passes, MNsure exceeds sign-up goal
ST. PAUL -- More than 169,200 Minnesotans signed up for health insurance through the online marketplace MNsure by a Monday deadline — roughly 35,000 more than its enrollment goal. MNsure officials touted the preliminary enrollment numbers as a major turnaround for the program,...
April 2, 2014 - 9:16am
December 26, 2013
North ambulances vote to join union
Ambulance shops in Park Rapids and Walker voted overwhelmingly last week to unionize. They are part of the North Memorial Health Care System, based in Robbinsdale. Ambulance personnel claimed they receive the lowest pay in the region, so it’s hard to recruit new help. They...
December 26, 2013 - 9:06am
December 18, 2013
MNsure executive director resigns after Costa Rican vacation, computer issues
ST. PAUL – A Costa Rican vacation gave MNsure’s executive director a permanent break from her job. April Todd-Malmlov handed her resignation...
December 18, 2013 - 9:43am
December 12, 2013
Sanford social worker who investigated elder abuse accused of stealing from her grandmother
MOORHEAD – A Sanford Health employee whose job involved investigating and reporting elder abuse and neglect is accused of stealing about $20,000 from her own grandmother. Alyse Ann Penner, 28, of Moorhead, was charged Tuesday in Clay County District Court with one felony...
December 12, 2013 - 10:40am
October 23, 2013
Blue Cross says official was wrong; feds didn't ask BCBS to withhold enrollment data
FARGO – Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota says a company official “misunderstood internal discussions” when he said the Obama administration asked the state’s largest health insurer to keep quiet about how many people had enrolled so far through a new online exchange. Spokeswoman...
October 23, 2013 - 1:01pm