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The end of a chapter? Perham school leaders discuss whether to keep publishing yearbooks
With only a six-vote spread, Otter Tail set to recount race for sheriff
Jacket Manufacturing gives PHS students the chance to earn course credit, cash, and some serious job prospects
Perham Sportsman's Club helps disabled and handicapped hunters in mentored hunts
'Bee Responsible' program at the library Thursday
Jordahl, three others recognized for academics
Caitlin Covington and Ashley Hokanson to compete at NDSU
Perham set to face Fairmont in the Class AAA semifinals
Laker girls’ expectations up with new coaches
Fischer advances to Class A finals
Josephine Elizabeth Petru
Maxine June Mittag
Lakeshore real estate market up, down in town
New car and pet wash in Perham is a first for LAC
MNsure open enrollment begins with new software
Mall of America has splashy plans for water park upgrade; nonprofit financing proposed
AgweekTV: 70th Harvest
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
Letter: Thank you for the Veterans Day program at PHS
Opinion Letter: Tobacco 21 will make it more difficult for young adults to quit smoking
Opinion Letter: Tobacco 21 is a policy designed to fail
I got my first deer 50 years after military training
Ask a Trooper: Is my ride too low?
Perham Community Musical "Aida" premieres November 16th
Perham Area calendar
Perham Area calendar
Solo show about Walt Whitman explores male relationships: Cultural Center to host 'Leaves of Grass -- Illuminated" on Nov. 3
Perham Area calendar
November is National Diabetes Month: Perham's Paul Sonnenberg has lost 120 pounds to gain freedom from type 2 diabetes
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
November 9, 2018
Area election results: Ottertail, Frazee, Vergas, Dent
Ottertail Ottertail City Council had two seats open, with Jill T. Carlson and Ronald Grobech taking them. The results are: Jill T. Carlson: 39.9 percent, or 185 votes Ronald Grobech: 37.7 percent or 175 votes Merle Meece: 22.2 percent, or 103 votes Judah Burlingame was also elected...
November 9, 2018 - 11:53am
June 6, 2018
Sister of Fargo woman killed in suicide pact says health problems robbed her of happiness'
FARGO—Ila Mae Lou Averson was a baseball fan and a fun-loving person. She built a 40-year career as a secretary for Northern States Power...
June 6, 2018 - 9:45pm
December 25, 2017
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
Christmas bake sale and concert to be held in Vergas Dec. 3
The Vergas Looneys Relay for Life team will present the second annual "A Christmas Gathering" concert and bake sale December 3, from 2-4 pm at the Vergas Event Center. All proceeds go to the American Cancer Society. This year's performers include the Band of Faith. They are a group...
November 25, 2017 - 10:18am
June 14, 2017
Severe storm causes damage throughout the area
Area residents will be doing some serious clean-up after last night’s severe storm. People from all around the Perham area woke up this morning...
June 14, 2017 - 10:54am
June 1, 2017
Local dairy farmer's trip to DC was an 'eye-opener'
A local dairy farmer came away with a newfound respect for hardworking Congressional staff after a two-day trip to Washington earlier this month....
June 1, 2017 - 8:41am
May 25, 2017
A ‘good guy’ is gone: Rodney Hanson remembered for his kindness, love of local history and many community involvements
Rodney Hanson’s many friends and family members are mourning the loss of one of the “good guys.” Hanson, a nearly-lifelong resident of...
May 25, 2017 - 11:06am
May 24, 2017
Richville woman hurt in rollover accident
A Richville woman was injured in a one-vehicle rollover accident north of Vergas yesterday. Veronica Lynn Vennes, age 44, was driving southbound on Becker County Road 17 when she swerved to miss an animal in the road, the Minnesota State Patrol reports. Her vehicle, a 2003 Mitsubishi...
May 24, 2017 - 2:11pm
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include tasting competition
With the first day of spring now behind us, and temperatures jumping up into the 30s, 40s and even 50s, the sap has begun flowing from area maple...
March 24, 2017 - 9:21am
February 28, 2017
Defying the odds: Vergas woman delivers baby that wasn't expected to live
Pregnancy, even of the "normal" variety, is no easy task. Forty weeks of mood swings, strange cravings and swollen feet being just a few of the...
February 28, 2017 - 11:11am
January 20, 2017
Vehicle stolen from Vergas recovered near Detroit Lakes
A vehicle stolen at Vergas, and reported on Jan. 18, was later found at Ogema, north of Detroit Lakes. The Otter Tail County Sheriff Office was informed by White Earth tribal authorities that the vehicle had been recovered. In another similar incident, a trailer stolen in West Fargo...
January 20, 2017 - 12:36pm
January 11, 2017
Vergas man injured in collision with semi
A man was injured in a collision between a semi-truck and an SUV north of Vergas Tuesday. Marshall Aaron Rach, age 37, of Vergas, was taken to Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Hospital in Detroit Lakes after the crash, where he was treated for non-life-threatening injuries, the Minnesota...
January 11, 2017 - 10:38am
December 28, 2016
Teen, child hurt in rollover on Highway 10 near Perham
Two juveniles were injured in a rollover accident on Highway 10 west of Perham on Tuesday. The driver, a 17-year-old female, and a 10-year-old...
December 28, 2016 - 10:20am
Baby, child involved in rollover near Frazee
Three Vergas residents, including an infant and five-year-old child, were involved in a rollover accident on Highway 10 on Tuesday evening. The Minnesota State Patrol reports that Kaylyn Wehmas, age 23, was driving a 2005 Chevy Equinox too fast for the icy road conditions when she...
December 28, 2016 - 9:31am
November 9, 2016
DL man arrested after Otter Tail County chase early Wednesday morning
A Detroit Lakes was arrested early Wednesday, Nov. 9, after a chase in Otter Tail County. According to a report released by the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office: The incident happened about 1:30 a.m. Wednesday when the Clay County Sheriff's Office alerted Otter Tail County authorities...
November 9, 2016 - 4:14pm