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Sheriff candidates to speak at candidate forum June 19
Milking it for all its worth: Getting milk to Bongard’s in Perham is precise, multi-step process
Otter Tail County Board adopt animal bite and dangerous dog ordinance
AgweekTV: Trade War Escalates
Efforts made to stop rising water at Spitzer Lake
New Heart O' Lakes league has kids hooked on fishing
Buzz earn split at Fergus Falls
Vikings to offer limited free tickets to practices
Perham Sportsman's Club holds first Carp Slaughter
Belka, King finish season at Class AA Championships
Rose Marie Guck
Alfred Lawrence Byron, Jr.
LaDene "Dee" Schultz
Weston Michael Mindermann
Harley Hope Keith
Dawson James Trepanier
OTC COLA general meeting slated for June 21
Nomination period for EOT FSA begins June 15
Saying goodbye: Historic Norby's Department Store closing leaves family, community heartbroken
Rare quadruplet calves born on central Minnesota farm
Norby's Department Store in Detroit Lakes closing
Chefs go at it in Perham Area Cook-off
Arnoldy makes dean's list at St. Cloud State
Doll makes Dean's List at Mayville State
Mural dedicated at Turtle Park
Area students named to Dean's list at UM Crookston
Guest editorial: A bipartisan Farm Bill that works for Minnesota
Ask A Trooper: How do you report an unsafe driver?
Guest Editorial: Letting drug companies skate on opioid costs is contemptible
Everything is different
Guest editorial: Lawmakers sentence Minnesotans to death
Different generations of art talent to be shown
OTBCA presents Summer in ottertail City Park music series
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
'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
May 23, 2018
Dayton vetoes most legislative session work
ST. PAUL -- The veto pen found found most legislation Minnesota lawmakers passed this year. Gov. Mark Dayton announced Wednesday, May 23, that...
May 23, 2018 - 4:38pm
May 17, 2018
Dayton vetoes tax bill over school funding, as promised
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Legislature has three days left to pass bills, and nearly all major legislation remains in limbo. On Thursday, May...
May 17, 2018 - 12:39pm
May 16, 2018
Minnesota bonding loses, tax bill faces veto
ST. PAUL—Legislation that would affect every Minnesota taxpayer appears headed toward a veto. A separate measure to fund public works projects...
May 16, 2018 - 4:03pm
May 15, 2018
Child care fraud-terrorism connection report bothers Minnesota lawmakers
ST. PAUL—There is no proof that state money to help low-income Minnesota families afford child care ended up in the hands of terrorists,...
May 15, 2018 - 9:39pm
May 14, 2018
Bonding passes in Minn. House as session winds down
ST. PAUL—Minnesota House passage of a public works funding bill signals the beginning of the end to the 2018 Minnesota Legislature. The...
May 14, 2018 - 4:55pm
April 15, 2018
A tax battle is brewing at the state Capitol
ST. PAUL — When the Minnesota Legislature returns from spring break, political mud season will begin with lawmakers having just six weeks to find agreement on how to rewrite the state's tax code. That would be tricky anytime, but it's even more complex this year with the entire...
April 15, 2018 - 12:48pm
April 6, 2018
AARP providing tax help in Perham and beyond
AARP is providing free tax preparation in New York Mills, Perham and Wadena through April. Started in 1968 by four volunteers, AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is now the nation's largest free, volunteer-run tax preparation program. AARP volunteers are trained and IRS-certified each year...
April 6, 2018 - 9:57am
February 19, 2018
Gun debate begins as Legislature begins 2018 work
ST. PAUL — Minnesota lawmakers will be drawn into a gun debate that has blossomed since last week's Florida school shooting that left 17...
February 19, 2018 - 3:03pm
February 3, 2018
AARP providing tax help in Perham and beyond
AARP providing free tax preparation in New York Mills, Perham and Wadena beginning in February. Started in 1968 by four volunteers, AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is now the nation's largest free, volunteer-run tax preparation program. AARP volunteers are trained and IRS-certified each...
February 3, 2018 - 8:29am
December 24, 2017
County tax levy will likely increase 3.48 percent
Otter Tail County taxpayers will be seeing a smaller increase in their taxes in 2018 than they did in 2017. During the county board's annual levy and budget hearing, held Dec. 12, board members and County Auditor-Treasurer Wayne Stein said the percent of levy increase from 2017 to...
December 24, 2017 - 11:24am
November 14, 2017
Your letters - Nov. 9 edition
Tax cuts, winners and losers The Republican tax plan has been reported. People are analyzing the plan. The following analysis comes from Heather Long from the Washington Post. First, she comments on the big winners. Big corporations would be the biggest beneficiaries. The bill would...
November 14, 2017 - 3:32pm
January 3, 2017
New GOP-led Congress lays groundwork for Trump era
WASHINGTON — The Republican-led Congress begins a new session on Tuesday, Jan. 3, where it will start laying plans for enacting President-elect...
January 3, 2017 - 3:14pm
September 21, 2016
Special session to address Minnesota public works projects remains possible
ST. PAUL—Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton declared a special legislative session dead just more than a month ago, but on Thursday, Sept. 22,...
September 21, 2016 - 5:07pm
Referendum 2.0 is go: Vote on $45.27 million slated for Nov. 24
There will not be a general election this year; however, on Tuesday, Nov. 24, residents of the Perham-Dent School District will be asked to vote for the second time on a building bond levy. Discussion on the referendum was the primary focus at the school board’s regular August...
August 21, 2015 - 2:36pm
February 19, 2015
$58.3 million referendum looks likely: Funds would pay for new high school, other long-term projects
Perham-Dent School Board members are reaching important decisions about how and when to ask taxpayers to fund some major construction projects. During a special work session last Tuesday, the board made a preliminary agreement to bring a $58.3 million referendum to a vote on May...
February 19, 2015 - 4:38pm