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Together we stand: Perham residents encouraged to wear purple Thursday in fight against domestic violence
Perham library to host Patrick Scully and Leaves of Grass - Illuminated
AgweekTV: Minnesota couple calls grain bin home
Looking Back - October 11 edition
Board approves new pay rate for support staff subs
Still Thielen Good: Record pace continues for Minnesota's homegrown star
Thielen, Murray come up big in Vikings' win over Arizona
Gophers flirt with upset but Ohio State pulls away
Perham clicks on all cylinders in home win over DGF
Yellowjackets down Parkers Prairie, eliminated by EGF
Richard E. Herbrandson
Dane Allen Field
Allison Bethany Smith
Joe & Karen Byer 50th Wedding Anniversary Open House
New scam on Facebook urges you to forward this message to all your friends. Don’t do it.
Minnesota farmer talks process of going organic; rebates for certification available through MDA
Sanford Health namesake donated over $1 billion, and he still made Forbes billionaires list
Arvig donates to Empowering Kids Perham and St. Henry's
AgweekTV: Ag Youth Infusion
She grew up protesting outside abortion clinics. Now, she performs them at North Dakota’s only clinic.
Cool weather fails to drive off Harvest Fest crowd
Lions scholarship deadline Nov. 15
Family, friends pay tribute to Hawley grad who died unexpectedly
Traveling, broke and hungry: An inside look at what homelessness is like in Detroit Lakes
Do farm vehicles need pilot cars?
Ask A Trooper: Is it a violation if the third brake light stops working?
Ask A Trooper: Can a trooper write a ticket for an infraction they didn't witness?
Slow down to give and receive kindness
Linda: In the mail
Adam Thielen's cousin co-authors new book about his rise from small-town boy to NFL star
New book celebrates Otter Tail County's 150th anniversary
Perham area calendar - October 4 Edition
Area artists sought for mobile art project
The land of milk and money: Local dairy farmers cope with chronically low milk prices, uncertain futures
'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
October 8, 2018
Flu vaccine menu expands: Nasal mist back; some vaccinations age-specific
DULUTH — When it comes to flu shots, one size doesn't fit all. As in past years, a souped-up vaccination is given to people ages 65 and...
October 8, 2018 - 6:05am
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