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Community meetings set to discuss future of the HUB
Rep. Erin Murphy in New York Mills to learn about child care cooperative
School board has construction site walk through
Minn. health insurance program breaks previous record for signups
The power of positive thinking
Take 5: Keys to the NFC Championship game
Yellowjackets second at Melrose/Sauk Centre
Perham gymnasts set new mark against Park Rapids Area
DeBoer's 24 sparks Yellowjackets in home win
Minnesota Miracle saves Vikings from disaster
Dollena "Dolly" Nundahl
Amos Otto Marckel
Michael John Grismer
Colton Norbert Benke
On the night you were born the moon smiled with such wonder that the stars peeked in to see you and the night wind whispered. "Life will never be same." Because there had never been anyone like you ever in the world. So enchanted with you were the wind
Oscar James Buchanan
Congratulations to Kenny Richter on his retirement! Kenny is retiring December 31, 2017 as a Combination Technician with Arvig Enterprises, Inc. in Perham. Kenny has been with the Company for over 40 years
Lyla Faye Haman
VIDEO: Brothers re-open Perham tire business
Nominations being taken for 2018 Chamber Choice Awards
Perham Living makes U.S. News & World Report's list of Best Nursing Homes for 2017-18
Nelson named General Manager of the year
Dr. Brooke Hamann serving on the Minnesota state emergency response team
Dent Fiesta to raise money for local projects
Rock-A-Booster 4H Club Wins Award
Miss Perham and Miss Heart of the Lakes Pageant, Jan. 13
Hey, baby: Perham Health’s first baby of the New Year is born
Otter Tail County 150th anniversary set for 2018
LETTER: No more taxpayer money to group without full disclosure
Once again, I'm drinking the purple Kool-aid
Cold weather tips for stalled or stuck vehicles
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What is the correct following distance?
Great American Think-Off question fleshes out life's biggest lessons
Perham area calendar
A whole 'slew' of fun: Slew Foot Family Christmas Concert to hit Perham
Free Matinees in Perham are a tradition that goes back decades
Christmas bake sale and concert to be held in Vergas Dec. 3
'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
January 16, 2018
Jennie-O Turkey barn lost in fire
A propane heater is believed to have started a fire at a Jennie-O turkey barn early this morning. At approximately 12:18 a.m., Otter Tail County...
January 16, 2018 - 6:07pm
January 15, 2018
Woman, 19, dies in Alexandria apartment fire
ALEXANDRIA, Minn.—Up until a couple of weeks ago, Douglas County in central Minnesota hadn't had a fatal fire in 15 years. Now, in the...
January 15, 2018 - 6:51pm
January 13, 2018
Tractors destroyed in rural Pelican Rapids fire
Sheriff deputies reported that five John Deere tractors were destroyed Dec. 31 in a fire on the north side of Prairie Lake, north of Pelican Rapids. The location was close to 450th Street and the time of the fire was 11:41 a.m. "Our office and first responders received a report of...
January 13, 2018 - 10:18am
September 12, 2017
Fire marshal determines cause of Elmer's fire
OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. --On monday, we received information in connection with the fire that leveled a popular Otter Tail County restaurant. The Minnesota State Fire Marshal's office tells WDAY 6 News, that a discarded cigarette is the likely cause of an "accidental fire" that destroyed...
September 12, 2017 - 10:19am
September 9, 2017
OK Tire will open new facility in December
OK Tire should have its new facility open in December according to owner George Fresonke who said the new building will be be twice the size...
September 9, 2017 - 9:03am
September 1, 2017
Elmer’s Texas Barbecue destroyed in fire
In the early morning hours on Friday, Rodger Heaton, owner of Elmer’s Texas Barbecue, was jolted from his sleep by a loud boom. Confused and...
September 1, 2017 - 5:31pm
June 19, 2017
Police: Death toll in London tower block fire rises to 79
LONDON - The death toll in the fire that ravaged a London tower block last week has risen to 79, police said on Monday, and the government said...
June 19, 2017 - 7:09am
March 22, 2017
White supremacist says fire at his new home in small ND town was arson
NOME, N.D. -- A 108-year-old church recently bought by an unwelcomed white supremacist burned to the ground Wednesday, March 22, in this small...
March 22, 2017 - 11:09pm
March 1, 2017
UPDATE: Fire at northern Minnesota church donation site for poor ruled arson
DEERWOOD, Minn. -- A fire -- ruled an arson -- not only destroyed two structures early Wednesday morning in Deerwood in northern Minnesota, but...
March 1, 2017 - 9:55pm
Two people, cat rescued from Fergus Falls apartment fire
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. -- Two people were rescued from a burning apartment late Tuesday night, Feb. 28, in Fergus Falls after police and the fire...
March 1, 2017 - 1:53pm
December 16, 2016
Investigator: Oil burner likely cause of OK Tire fire
After reviewing video surveillance from the burned out OK Tire building in Perham, investigators concluded that the fire started close to a waste...
December 16, 2016 - 2:31pm
December 14, 2016
Fire engulfs OK Tire in Perham
Perham - Fire Crews and emergency response teams from Perham, Dent, New York Mills, Vergas, Bluffton and Detroit Lakes, along with the Minnesota...
December 14, 2016 - 6:09pm
November 9, 2016
Firefighters called to Tuffy's
The Perham, New York Mills and Frazee-Vergas fire departments responded to a fire call at Tuffy’s Pet Foods in Perham this morning. First Avenue...
November 9, 2016 - 10:53am
September 21, 2016
Fire consumes Kennedy grain elevator in northwestern Minnesota
KENNEDY, Minn.—A grain elevator in Kennedy was destroyed Wednesday, Sept. 21, in an early morning fire. Multiple fire departments responded...
September 21, 2016 - 8:22am
September 16, 2016
Man dies from burns in apparent accident
Chester Cole, 54, of Perham, died last week from burns sustained in what the Perham Police Department said was an accident. Emergency responders, including EMS and the Perham Police and Fire Department, were called to 447 5th St. NW in Perham after witnesses reported seeing the victim...
September 16, 2016 - 5:24pm