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Woman, 19, dies in Alexandria apartment fire
Perham City council reorganizes
Two-vehicle crash leads to injuries
Looking Back - Jan. 11 edition
Tractors destroyed in rural Pelican Rapids fire
Vikings' Mike Zimmer was long gone when Case Keenum ended game on a knee
MCFEELY: Minnesota Miracle saves Vikings from disaster
Did you see the 30-pointer? You can in Perham: MN Monster Buck Classic coming Friday-Sunday
Simley wins battle of state-ranked teams
Late run lifts Yellowjackets to home win
Dollena "Dolly" Nundahl
Amos Otto Marckel
Michael John Grismer
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
Perham Living makes U.S. News & World Report's list of Best Nursing Homes for 2017-18
Wanted: (Grumpy) Head brewer
Nelson named General Manager of the year
Dr. Brooke Hamann serving on the Minnesota state emergency response team
Perham Health welcomes Dr. Steven Murrell
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
Star Lake native, 103, has lived through 18 presidents
Linda Schultz retirement party set for Dec. 27
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
If you’re using Facebook to find your news, you’re going to be seeing less of us
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
Relay For Life
November 25, 2017
Christmas bake sale and concert to be held in Vergas Dec. 3
The Vergas Looneys Relay for Life team will present the second annual "A Christmas Gathering" concert and bake sale December 3, from 2-4 pm at the Vergas Event Center. All proceeds go to the American Cancer Society. This year's performers include the Band of Faith. They are a group...
November 25, 2017 - 10:18am
July 21, 2017
'Light up the night'
American Cancer Society members and all other Relay For Life organizers and participants know that cancer doesn't discriminate. Young or old,...
July 21, 2017 - 3:32pm
July 17, 2017
Seeing purple: Perham shows support for Relay for Life with purple town decorations
Purple, purple, purple! The hue has found its way onto park benches, fences, and trees all along the streets of Perham, a beautiful sight to...
July 17, 2017 - 1:57pm
July 8, 2017
Cancer Survivors' Banquet is July 13
The leadership committee of the East Ottertail Relay For Life invites all cancer survivors to join them at the annual Survivor's' Banquet on Thursday, July 13. The dinner is provided at no cost to all cancer survivors by Shearers and KLN. Caregivers and other guests are asked to...
July 8, 2017 - 10:18am
June 28, 2017
Dupuis and Witt are 2017 Relay for Life Honorary Co-Chairpersons
The Leadership Committee of the East Ottertail Relay For Life has chosen Julie Witt of New York Mills and Jessica Dupuis of Perham as the 2017 Honorary Co-Chairpersons. Both are cancer survivors, Julie for 12 years and Jessica for five years. "They will represent our Relay well,"...
June 28, 2017 - 9:41am
August 17, 2015
Relay for Life surpasses goal
Fundraising results for the East Otter Tail County Relay for Life have been tallied. For the second year in a row, organizers’ goals were blown away by community involvement and donations. “We reviewed and celebrated our successes!” said EOT Relay chairperson, Lisa Peterson,...
August 17, 2015 - 11:30am
July 10, 2015
Calling all ‘Heroes of Hope’: EOT Relay for Life celebrates 20 years
Elizabeth Huwe email@example.com It all started in 1994, when then-cross country coaches Ron Anderson and Ruth Wegscheid were on a bus home...
July 10, 2015 - 12:25pm
July 3, 2015
‘He’s done wonderful things’ Jim Braun: A driving force behind the local Relay for Life
Editor's note: This is the third in a three-part series of feature stories on local 'Heroes of Hope,' leading up to this year's East Otter Tail...
July 3, 2015 - 10:58am
June 25, 2015
Honorary co-chairs for EOT Relay for Life announced
The East Otter Tail Relay for Life has announced the names of their two honorary co-chairs for the 2015 event: Laurine Brauckmann and Larry Wankel. Brauckmann and Wankel, of New York Mills and Perham, respectively, will represent all cancer survivors in the eastern portion of...
June 25, 2015 - 3:36pm
'Any job that needs doing, she's there': Judy Kunza is a friendly, familiar face in the fight against cancer
Editor's note: This is the second in a three-part series of feature stories on local 'Heroes of Hope,' leading up to this year's East Otter Tail...
June 25, 2015 - 11:14am
April 23, 2015
Flock! You’re it. Perham businesses seeing pink
Of the many shorebirds seen in Minnesota, flocks of flamingos have not been a normal sight in Perham, that is, until recently. These pink birds...
April 23, 2015 - 10:39am
March 5, 2015
OTC Relays win national recognition
The combined Relay for Life groups of East and West Otter Tail County were recognized with a national fundraising award earlier this year. Together,...
March 5, 2015 - 11:35am
August 15, 2014
Relay smashes fundraising goal
The East Otter Tail County chapter of Relay for Life met its fundraising goal for the year, and then some. Organizers had hoped to reach $93,000...
August 15, 2014 - 10:35am
July 18, 2014
‘Let’s relay, folks!’
After getting rained out last year, the 19th annual East Otter Tail County Relay for Life went much better this year, according to organizers. “We...
July 18, 2014 - 9:47am
September 12, 2013
Relay For Life raises $88K
With all donations now collected, the East Otter Tail Relay For Life organization has announced that a total of $88,316 was raised at this year’s relay in Perham, helping the region to exceed its previous year’s donations and come in above its goal. According to an email from...
September 12, 2013 - 1:39pm