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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
Otter Tail Sheriff's Report - April 19 edition
Full house for annual decoy gathering
Bear hunt applications available; May 4 deadline
Perham tennis drops opener to Moorhead
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Perham students sign National Letter of Intent
Dalton James McFadzen
Denise Renee McFadzen
Gerard Michael Wasche
Denise Renee McFadzen
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
Looking Back - April 19 edition
A historic journey: Saved Henning Trinity Building on its way onto National Register of Historic Places
Perham area leaders pick up Chamber awards
'Magic' a growing game in and around Perham
Looking Back - April 12 edition
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
Rural Perham murder: Pipe wrench reportedly used in brutal killing of mother, son
November 28, 2017
Perham a poster child for workforce housing needs
PERHAM, Minn.—More than 70 percent of people who work in Perham commute to the picturesque community of 3,000. That's according to a study...
November 28, 2017 - 4:49pm
January 30, 2017
Home prices in region hit record highs
FARGO—People bought and sold homes at record prices in the Fargo-Moorhead-West Fargo area last year, mirroring a trend seen in the Twin...
January 30, 2017 - 8:14am
June 12, 2015
New Perham housing development one step closer
An affordable housing project in Perham is one step closer to becoming reality after Monday’s city council meeting. After a short discussion, the council approved a resolution of support for the Meadows Townhomes project. This follows the May 27 committee of the whole...
June 12, 2015 - 3:11pm
June 4, 2015
Affordable town-home proposed for Perham
Another townhome development could be coming to Perham, based on conversation during the city’s Committee of the Whole meeting held on May 27. Skip Duchesneau, of D.W. Jones Management, Inc., presented his plan for tax credit housing, which would be located in the Clearwater...
June 4, 2015 - 3:19pm
January 30, 2015
KLN preps for next wave of workers
KLN Family Brands will be bringing another group of temporary foreign workers to pick up shifts at its Barrel O’ Fun Snack Foods plant, and this time the workers will be housed in Perham. Last summer, KLN partnered with a program called Global Workforce to bring in a group of...
January 30, 2015 - 2:49pm
November 21, 2014
A ‘victory’ for new development
The developers behind Victory Estates have gotten the final go-ahead from city leaders to move forward with their plans. Perham-based Stoderl Land, LLC aims to bring more affordable housing options to town with its Victory Estates project. Perham has struggled for years to keep...
November 21, 2014 - 2:24pm
October 17, 2014
Another affordable housing development underway in Perham: New 39-lot modular home site in the works
Less than two weeks after approving a plan to build affordable rental units near Barrel O’ Fun, Perham City Councilors have gotten on board with yet another new affordable housing development. This time, plans call not for rental units, but a grouping of new, privately owned...
October 17, 2014 - 11:17am
October 10, 2014
New affordable housing units in the works: Tax abatement makes the project cost-effective
Perham has gotten creative in its effort to bring more affordable housing to town. By using a never-before-tried tax abatement strategy, the city has rolled out the welcome mat for a new rental housing development by Grow Perham, LLC. The development will feature efficiency...
October 10, 2014 - 11:21am
May 16, 2014
County leaders gather to address housing needs
Communities in and near Otter Tail County are pulling together to address housing needs. With housing costs up and incomes down in many parts...
May 16, 2014 - 1:10pm
Grant awarded for Perham housing program
The Greater Minnesota Housing Fund has awarded the Perham Housing and Redevelopment Authority $10,000 to be used for its Employer Assistance Program. The grant funds, which do not need to be repaid, are available at $2,500 per qualified home buyer. The Employer Assistance Program...
May 16, 2014 - 12:44pm
February 14, 2014
Perham, New York Mills awarded grant for regional housing study
The city of Perham, in conjunction with the city of New York Mills, has been awarded a grant to conduct a comprehensive regional housing study. The Minnesota Housing Partnership announced the award last week – a 50/50 matching grant that will cover half the cost of conducting...
February 14, 2014 - 11:42am
November 15, 2013
Free workshop aims to prepare potential homebuyers
Buying a home is a major investment. A homebuyer education program coming to Perham offers the opportunity for potential homebuyers to get informed before they buy. “Home Stretch” is a class offered by a network of trained homebuyer educators throughout the state. This...
November 15, 2013 - 11:38am
September 20, 2013
More rentals coming to Perham
Work has begun on two new rental housing projects in Perham. Construction just started on the latest Grow Perham apartment building, and the...
September 20, 2013 - 11:09am
August 19, 2013
Homelessness growing in rural areas
This summer Hubbard County deputies have been called more than once to evict people living in vehicles in the country, Thursday being the latest. It is symptomatic of a growing homeless problem, say officials at MAHUBE-OTWA. Both a long-term program to help the chronically homeless...
August 19, 2013 - 10:01am
August 14, 2013
Minnesota has rising share of people living in unaffordable housing
Housing is becoming harder for more Minnesotans to afford because of rising costs and falling incomes, increasing the share of people living in homes they cannot afford, according to a new study. “A slow economic recovery and rising rental costs have made housing increasingly...
August 14, 2013 - 11:01am