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Perham man hurt in Highway 10 crash near DL
Phelps Mill fish passage options will be studied
Stafki awarded the Seagate Excellence In Science Mentoring Award
Perham Speech Team sends two to state
Pelican Rapids man sentenced
Yellowjackets cruise in home opener
Perham Lakeside set for the new season
Full house for annual decoy gathering
Bear hunt applications available; May 4 deadline
Perham tennis drops opener to Moorhead
Dalton James McFadzen
Denise Renee McFadzen
Gerard Michael Wasche
Maddison Caroline Hendershot
Josiah Alvin Barnes
Alfred G. Kempf
Arvig set to hire 160 in IT, sales and construction this year
Grounds for firing...up a celebration: Gathering Grounds in Perham marks 20th Anniversary
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Record home sales at record prices a highlight of sales study
AARP providing tax help in Perham and beyond
Make and Take Class set for May 14
Chief Deputy Barry Fitzgibbons to file for Otter Tail County Sheriff
DuBois wins IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award program for excellence in book publishing
Looking Back - April 19 edition
A historic journey: Saved Henning Trinity Building on its way onto National Register of Historic Places
Ask A Trooper: How do troopers help people with opioid addiction?
I had a strange dream
Ask A Trooper: What is the length limit for loads off the rear of a pick-up?
Ask A Trooper: What are the 'right on red' rules?
GE washing machine gives up the ghost
Bingo, BBQ and storytelling spectacle at two NYM locations
Minnesota poets to read at Wadena County Historical Society April 19
Perham to be center of 'Magic' Saturday
The Ultimate Tribute Show benefitting arts center to feature hits from the 50s and 60s
Cultural Center hosts Monkey Mind Pirates by Z Puppets Rosenschnoz
'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
September 13, 2017
High school Interact group supports Hurricane Harvey relief effort
The Perham High school Interact group is raising funds for victims of Hurricane Harvey, placing buckets around town for people to fill with their...
September 13, 2017 - 9:16am
January 26, 2017
Five years later: A 'check-up' on Perham Health
When talk of a new hospital in Perham started to get serious several years ago, planners knew that building an eye-catching state-of-the-art...
January 26, 2017 - 11:30am
June 23, 2016
Finishing out a 40-year career in caring
After nearly 40 years in medicine and 11 years at Perham Health, Dr. Corey Nyhus is hanging up his white coat. The family medicine physician,...
June 23, 2016 - 12:34pm
June 16, 2015
Two teens hurt in rollover crash near Detroit Lakes
DETROIT LAKES - Two teenagers were hurt in a rollover crash near here Monday evening. Minnesota State Patrol officials said 17-year-old Tibbets Burnham, of Bagley, was headed south on Highway 59 at around 7:08 p.m.
June 16, 2015 - 4:12pm
Teen dies after wisdom teeth operation
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- A Minnesota girl has died a week after a dental surgery went awry. Sydney Galleger, 17, was a junior at Eden Prairie High School who went to have her wisdom teeth removed. The surgery went well until the very end, when “her blood pressure shot up and her...
June 16, 2015 - 3:50pm
April 24, 2015
Man loses arm at Fergus Falls industrial plant
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. -- A 38-year-old employee at Northern Contours in Fergus Falls had his right arm ripped from his body around 11:30 a.m. Wednesday. The arm got entangled in a moving industrial router at the Northern Contours thermofoil plant, according to CEO Larry Skow. “This...
April 24, 2015 - 12:01pm
April 9, 2015
Baby reportedly run over by truck in rural Becker County
First responders scrambled to life flight a baby that was reportedly run over by a truck in rural Becker County this afternoon. According to Becker County dispatch, the call came in around 1:45 p.m. from a residence along County Road 133. There was no immediate report...
April 9, 2015 - 3:24pm
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
February 5, 2015
‘We’re never done’: Perham Health is shaped by technology, from top to bottom
Editor’s note: This is the first in a weekly series on how technology affects the lives of Perham residents. Technology is everywhere, and...
February 5, 2015 - 2:20pm
January 20, 2015
Bemidji college student found outside transported to hospital
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- A Bemidji State University student was transported to Sanford Medical Center in Fargo after being found outside in the cold Sunday morning. The student has been identified as Hannah Rolschau. Scott Faust, BSU director of communications and marketing, said Rolschau...
January 20, 2015 - 9:54am
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
November 13, 2014
Patient, staff member injured in Sanford fire; 10 patients moved
FARGO – A patient and a staff member were hurt and 10 patients are displaced following an early-morning fire at Sanford Medical Center Thursday morning. Sanford spokeswoman Nadine Aljets said the fire started at around 5:40 a.m.
November 13, 2014 - 9:47am
September 8, 2014
Hundreds of children in Midwest states stricken with respiratory illness
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Hundreds of children across the U.S. Midwest have been stricken by a potentially serious respiratory illness, and many states are asking for federal help testing and tracking cases, according to federal and state health officials. Hospitals are reporting...
September 8, 2014 - 10:13am
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
April 8, 2013
Sanford, Fairview discuss potential merger
ST. PAUL – A proposal for Fargo- and Sioux Falls, S.D.-based Sanford Health to take control of Minnesota’s Fairview Health Services faces...
April 8, 2013 - 3:11pm