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Perham Speech Team brings home state medals
House bill earmarks funds for library
Resident request may prompt speed study on County Road 51
OK health ranking for Otter Tail County
Kid’s Adventure adds full-day programming, adjusts tuition
Jazz topple Wolves in Adelman's possible finale
Football: Minnesota district scheduling puts rivalries on shaky ground
East Grand Forks head football coach steps down
Scheidecker named team MVP at girls basketball awards ceremony
Summer LAPS registration Monday, April 21
HOWARD MARVIN KARKELA
EDWIN ALBERT LENIUS
DOUGLAS C. RUDOLPH
BEVERLEY ANN (PARCHEM) VADNAIS
Rotarian Bob Sim named A Paul Harris Fellow
Weslee Allen Beyer
Makenna Kay Kort
Cassidee May Sazama
Koli Lane Torgerson
Lakes Café to reopen soon sporting a fresh new look
Perham grants Tuffy’s a temporary road closure
City garage site rezoned to Light Industrial
Tri-Board addresses PACC’s future
Otter Tail Power names new president
Letter to the Editor: Corrupt trading in crude oil is the biggest crime of the century
Column: I’m just sayin’: There’s a methane to this madness
Column: How not to talk to women
Editorial: Distracted driving deserves our full attention
Guest Editorial: The healthier our children, the better our society
Stellar performance by Perham High School Choir
Take a gamble on this year’s Spring Fling
Chamber awards banquet is coming up next Thursday
Miss Perham Scholarship program to host two fundraisers April 26
Ottertail eggs-travaganza Saturday
March 1, 2013
Langendorfer in consolation finals in two events at state swim meet
MINNEAPOLIS -- Zach Langendorfer qualified for the second day of the State Class A Swimming and Diving Championships. Langendorfer swam 2:06.50...
state / sports
March 1, 2013 - 7:36pm
Nylander, Sailer suffer losses in quarters
ST. PAUL -- In wrestlebacks, Cody Nylander defeated DJ Reker of Luverne 5-2 before being eliminated by Hutchinson's Jake Filk 5-3 in overtime. 138-pound Luke Sailer defeated Big Lake's Josiah Brown 7-0 before losing to No. 1-ranked Coltan Laganiere 7-2. Sailer split two matches...
state / sports
March 1, 2013 - 11:23am
February 28, 2013
Girls Basketball: Nuggets advance, end Perham's season
HAWLEY -- The No. 9-2A Hawley Nuggets defeated Perham 42-17 in the play-in round of Section 8AA Southwest Subsection playoffs Thursday evening. Perham ends their season with a record of 2-23. The top-seeded Nuggets improve to 20-4 and will face the fifth-seed Wadena-Deer Creek. The...
February 28, 2013 - 9:47pm
Yellowjackets finish with sixth place at state
ST. PAUL -- The Class 2A Consolation Final nearly had the same ending as Perham's victory in the semis, but the Yellowjackets came out on the short end of a 33-30 defeat to Chisago Lakes Area. The No. 10-ranked Yellowjackets finished in sixth place. There were five lead changes,...
state / sports
February 28, 2013 - 10:43am
There's a fine line between agony, elation at state wrestling meet
Moorhead - For such a macho testosterone-filled sport that wrestling is thought to be, there are few places where more emotion runs wild than...
state / sports
February 28, 2013 - 6:54am
February 27, 2013
Tall task ahead for Perham wrestlers
ST. PAUL -- The No. 10-2A Perham Yellowjackets face a difficult test and a familiar foe in the top-seeded and No. 1-2A Kasson-Mantorville KoMets....
February 27, 2013 - 11:15pm
Time to take houses off area lakes
A good amount of snowfall is causing a good amount of trouble for area anglers. Snow pack and drifts on the lakes are making for a tough time...
sports / news
February 27, 2013 - 12:18pm
Perham pounds Sebeka in the second half, wins 85-40
PERHAM -- The Perham Yellowjackets won their fourth straight game, a streak of blowouts, with an 85-40 victory over Sebeka Tuesday night in non-conference action. Jake Anderson led Perham in scoring for the second straight game scoring 16 points, including four three-pointers.
February 27, 2013 - 9:16am
February 26, 2013
Fred Sailer announces retirement
PERHAM -- Fred Sailer, Perham Public Schools Activities Director, announced his retirement during last week's school board meeting. Sailer will continue in his numerous capacities until the end of the school year. Sailer began his career in Perham as the Community Education and Public...
news / sports
February 26, 2013 - 7:35pm
Six Eagles off to state wrestling
WADENA - The New York Mills wrestling team is sending six wrestlers to the Class A State Wrestling tournament this weekend, including defending state champion Shane Novak. Novak won the 113-pound title last season. He will be joined by Tyler Ehnert (132), Kacee Skoog (152), Noah...
February 26, 2013 - 6:53pm
Langendorfer, Cullen return to state swim meet
BEMIDJI - For the second straight year the duo of Zach Langendorfer and Jayden Cullen will represent at this weekend's State Swimming and Diving meet held at the Aquatics Center on the campus of the University of Minnesota. Langendorfer qualified in the 200-Individual Medley and...
February 26, 2013 - 5:29pm
February 25, 2013
Girls Basketball: Jackets get second win of the season
PERHAM -- The Yellowjackets girls basketball team finished regular season play on a high note getting their second win of the season in a 63-44 victory over Sebeka Thursday evening. Miranda Lockhart scored a game-high 24 points and Tina Scheidecker added 10 points in the victory. Despite...
February 25, 2013 - 1:25pm
Nylander, Sailer Section wrestling champs; Parks, Werner advance
FERGUS FALLS -- Cody Nylander and Luke Sailer won their respective brackets and advanced to the Class 2A State Individual Wrestling Championships in St. Paul this coming weekend. Josh Werner and William Parks also advanced with Section 8AA runners-up finishes. Trackwrestling.com...
February 25, 2013 - 1:18pm
February 22, 2013
Perham gymnasts finish fourth, New Prague state champs
MINNEAPOLIS - For the second straight season, the Perham Yellowjackets finished in fourth place at the State Class A Gymnastics Meet Friday afternoon. Perham finished with a total score of 143.3. New Prague just missed a score of 150, totaling 149.6 to win the state championship....
February 22, 2013 - 6:32pm
February 21, 2013
Excited Perham gymnasts ready for state meet
PERHAM -- This weekend Perham makes its 11th consecutive trip to the Minnesota Class A State Gymnastics Meet at the University of Minnesota and keeping that streak alive is something this young team was determined to continue. "We just wanted to get there and keep our section streak...
February 21, 2013 - 7:26am