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Karvonen’s passes to fourth generation
Rain Totals: May 28-29
What’s that? Underfoot mural underway
Mills VFW features ceiling photo overlays
Yellowjacket girls golf advances to section finals
Base: Perham rebounds with victory over Ottertail Central
Running in the family for the Covington sisters
Steady pressure propels Yellowjackets past Pelican Rapids
Yellowjackets sweep sub-section 22 meet
RYAN HARRY KOEHLER
LAWRENCE JOSEPH "LJ" OBERG, III
Births for 5-14
Engagement: Schik- Maijala
Births this week
Birth: Marcel Robert Karley Myers
Adult day services available now through Perham Living
Cousin’s foolproof gas
Recognizing those who serve
Remember Law Enforcement Week
Response to Franson
Making progress in senior funding
Turtle Races kick off next week
So long, seniors! PHS sends off class of 2015
Area residents remember fallen veterans on Memorial Day
Memorial Day Events
Chamber awards banquet well-attended
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,...
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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 in behind the white farmhouse where he, his wife Heather, and his two kids, Nolan and Edan, live. Like many others in the area, the farmstead...
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 artists from 23 regional high schools participated in the show, which featured sculpture and two dimensional art work. The artists and...
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 at the New York Mills Regional Cultural Center Gallery. She will give a lecture and book-signing event on Saturday, February 21 at 7 p.m....
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