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Sturdevant named Rotarian of the year: Additional Rotarians recognized for Paul Harris contributions
Conservative bear hunt on tap in Minnesota
Tuffy's opens $70 million facility
Functional math class breaks ground at PHS
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Boys cross country returns with a lot of experience
East Grand Forks outlasts Perham
High expectations for Perham girls cross country
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Yellowjackets open season with championship rematch
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Corny story: moonshining with Minnesota 13
Care Carnival was a success
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Step back in time at Finn Creek Folk Festival
Puppet Pageant, parades and corn
July 12, 2013
A gathering of artists, in a historic setting: The Phelps Mill Festival
The Phelps Mill Festival is a unique annual event that brings artists together to display high quality work across a wide variety of mediums. Guest...
entertainment / events
July 12, 2013 - 11:39am
March 29, 2013
Artists: Take part in cultural center’s Regional Art Show
The New York Mills Regional Cultural Center has announced a call for artists to participate in its Annual Regional Art Show, to be held April 24-May 25. This non-juried show is open to all artists working in any medium. A reception in honor of the artists is scheduled for April 26...
entertainment / events
March 29, 2013 - 12:20pm
November 2, 2011
Gifted and talented: Perham and NY Mills offer unique opportunities to kids
Poetry and geometry were the first of many topics to be tackled by area students this year in a new Gifted and Talented program. The program,...
News / education / art / local
November 2, 2011 - 9:43am
May 27, 2009
Metal sculptor finds his way back home to Mills
Tim Cassidy greeted me in a gray Life is Good T-shirt emblazoned with the phrase "Not all who wander are lost." He led me to a picnic table...
May 27, 2009 - 3:01pm
April 29, 2009
COLUMNIST: Art education: It may take years to realize its value
Our art room teacher wasn't far from retirement. Lord knows, she deserved a permanent break from us--7th and 8th graders, especially us boys. Despite our every effort to make her life miserable, Miss Rollefson continued to teach with an almost defiant passion. For the first half...
April 29, 2009 - 4:18pm
Regional Art Show opens at Cultural Center
The 13th Annual Regional Art Show, a non-juried exhibition, opened this week at the New York Mills Regional Cultural Center. The show will be...
April 29, 2009 - 4:00pm
April 17, 2009
Student artists display creations at regional high school art show
The New York Mills Regional Cultural Center hosted the 2009 Minnesota State High School League Regional Art Show, which ended April 8. Young...
April 17, 2009 - 7:00am
February 19, 2009
Betsy Bowen printmaking exhibition opens, lecture slated Feb. 21 at Cultural Center
Betsy Bowen will mount an exhibition of her colored woodblock prints at the New York Mills Regional Cultural Center from February 17-March 29...
February 19, 2009 - 3:35pm
October 29, 2008
The Art of Reading Smoke
Structure fires, throughout the nation, have declined dramatically since the 1990's. That's a positive statistic. But for firefighters, fewer structure fires means fewer "on the job training" opportunities. Which, in turn, contributes to a troubling statistic: Incidents where firefighters...
October 29, 2008 - 12:00am
June 4, 2008
St. Henry's 'Chair Art'
Chairs are everywhere at St. Henry's Church, but there's nothing relaxing or leisurely about these pieces of pine furniture. Hard work was invested into every one of the chairs. There was no sittin' down on the job for John Kratzke, who handbuilt 60 chairs in his Dent shop. And...
June 4, 2008 - 12:00am
May 14, 2008
Art teacher reflects on career
I have had the pleasure of teaching in Perham/Dent for 15 years. I started out at the K-6 grade levels and enjoyed all the thematic art projects that I connected with the core curriculum. Projects were big and small, from ice castles, tepee in the courtyard, rainforest paper mache...
May 14, 2008 - 12:00am