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Last day of classes at PHS sparks fun, memories
Minn. plans extra speeding enforcement in July
Otter Tail County Sheriff's report - May 24 edition
No Hub snub at the state: Perham's big project makes it into the bonding bill at $6 million
Fergus Falls to get $3.5 million for demolition of historic former state hospital
Wolverines shutdown Perham, fall to DGF
Minten’s blast lifts Perham over Wadena-DC
Perham Tennis team takes another step
Perham boys tennis advances to Section 8A Championship
Perham gains share of Heart O'Lakes Conference title
Helen M. Smith
James Robert Draack
James R. Draack
Harley Hope Keith
Dawson James Trepanier
Hayden Beth Mitchell
Dixie Kathaleen Rehborg
Dairy farmers fight back against deceptive advertising
Minnesota jobless rate remains steady
Western Minnesota farmers catch up with spring planting after late start
KLN's temporary housing could help break barriers to employment
Burgau honored by Blue Cross
Adult Fishing League kicks off 14th season
United Way of Otter Tail and Wadena counties announces funded partner programs
Looking Back - May 17 edition
Perham Health offers 'right way to fall' program
Fergus Falls Police Chief Bergren announces run for Otter Tail County Sheriff
Tobacco prevention, sustainable quit-smoking help fail to cross session finish line
Your Letters: Why believe the press about political change?
Ask A Trooper: Is prescription window tint allowed?
Commentary: At the University of North Dakota, another feud over another logo
Ask A Trooper: How do you become a pilot with the state troopers?
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
Red River Valley Veterans concerts slated for May 3 in Perham
Bingo, BBQ and storytelling spectacle at two NYM locations
'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
March 18, 2015
Dancers to ‘star’ in Relay fundraiser
Whoever thinks dancing doesn’t come with its own set of hazards has likely never heard the banter of a ballroom. “Try to keep the stilettos...
March 18, 2015 - 4:00pm
February 5, 2015
Cheers to Landmark Liquors: Perham store has record year; revenues save taxpayers money
Everyone, raise your glasses in a toast to Landmark Liquors. Perham’s burgeoning municipal liquor store had another record-setting year in 2014, and that means more money saved for local taxpayers. For the first time in history, the store surpassed the $3 million mark in annual...
February 5, 2015 - 2:23pm
December 15, 2014
Perham student to be featured on TV news
Madison Ruther, a fifth grade student at Prairie Wind Middle School, will appear as this week’s “weather kid” on Valley News Live. Ruther will be helping Hutch Johnson, chief meteorologist at KVLY/KXJB with the weather report on the Thursday evening news, Dec. 18. The broadcast...
December 15, 2014 - 11:57am
July 22, 2014
Minnesota 5th, ND 6th in Kids Count ratings of child well-being
FARGO – North Dakota and Minnesota rank high in a national study of child well-being released today. Minnesota ranked fifth and North Dakota sixth overall in the 25th annual Kids Count study released by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Statistics from 16 areas tied to economics,...
July 22, 2014 - 11:41am
July 7, 2014
‘Armed with hope, to finish the fight’: Relay for Life is July 11
For the 19th year, teams will don purple, walk all night and make their mark on the fight against cancer. The East Otter Tail County Relay...
July 7, 2014 - 8:00am
July 4, 2014
‘Our kids deserve way better’: Task force holds first meeting, tours PHS
A grand total of 13 parents, educators and community members attended the first Perham-Dent School District task force meeting on June 25. Those who attended toured Perham High School from top to bottom in order to get a feel for the building’s condition and possible work...
July 4, 2014 - 1:29am
June 23, 2014
Turtle Fest 2014: A photo gallery
Perham's Turtle Fest wrapped up on Sunday, after nine days of family-friendly events and activities, including a parade, Fun Fly, demolition...
June 23, 2014 - 1:36pm
June 19, 2014
Staying strong for Paxton; Toddler’s parents, Perham community pray and hope for the little ‘Superman’ struggling with brain tumor
“I felt something was wrong,” said Tasha Licence.
June 19, 2014 - 3:12pm
May 29, 2014
Postal workers collect 650 pounds of food for Perham Food Shelf
Nearly 650 pounds of food was collected for the Perham Community Food Shelf by Perham, Ottertail, Richville and Dent letter carriers during this...
May 29, 2014 - 3:03pm
April 23, 2014
Fun for families: The Perham Community Carnival
Promising “some fun for everyone,” the third annual Perham Community Carnival is coming up this Friday, April 25 at the Perham Area Community...
April 23, 2014 - 2:37pm
April 11, 2014
'It's been quite a ride' Perham community and business leaders celebrate growth, address current worker shortage
Perham’s had plenty to celebrate over the past decade. The community has grown remarkably, with more than $140 million in new developments since 2004, and it’s showing no signs of slowing down. In fact, last year was a record year for the city, with nearly $45 million in building...
April 11, 2014 - 11:57am
April 10, 2014
Community garden looking for volunteers to ‘dig in’
Community members are invited to a planning meeting for the Perham Community Garden on April 15 at 5 p.m. Discussion and planning for the garden’s 18th year will take place at Perham Living, in the lower-level meeting room. “Any contribution of time, muscle, expertise will...
April 10, 2014 - 12:57pm
March 6, 2014
Building connections to fight a destructive disease
Mary Chase and Colleen Sazama will be out and about in Perham again this week, spreading the word to friends, family and community members about...
March 6, 2014 - 9:52am
February 14, 2014
Former Miss Perham on her way to a Ph.D. in biomedical research
Remember Nicky Haverland, the 2005 Miss Perham who wasn’t afraid to get her crown dirty at demo derbies? Well today, the pageant winner...
February 14, 2014 - 12:11pm
February 10, 2014
Tickled pink: Freezin' For a Reason raises $15K for Kinship
It was literally a screaming-good Saturday for Perham’s Kinship program as more than 75 community members took a mid-winter dip in Little Pine...
February 10, 2014 - 2:37pm