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Reports surfacing of central Minn. lake travelers going through ice again
PWMS Geography Bee winner and participants
AgweekTV: Show Goats
Part of the big picture
Feedlot expansion hearings held in Otter Tail
If Vikings win Sunday, expect Super Bowl ticket prices to jump
Ahmad Rashad, neighbor Michael Jordan cheer on Vikings
Perham shuts down Pelican Rapids for 14th straight win
Jackets defense shuts down Frazee Girls
Saints punter wants to meet fourth-grade class from Thielen's hometown
Michael John Grismer
Dollena "Dolly" Nundahl
Colton Norbert Benke
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
Wanted: (Grumpy) Head brewer
VIDEO: Brothers re-open Perham tire business
Nominations being taken for 2018 Chamber Choice Awards
Perham Living makes U.S. News & World Report's list of Best Nursing Homes for 2017-18
Nelson named General Manager of the year
Dent Fiesta to raise money for local projects
Rock-A-Booster 4H Club Wins Award
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
LETTER: 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
January 6, 2017
Perham’s New Year’s baby has arrived: Rory Kalk was born Jan. 2
As Miranda Brown assembled an overnight bag to take to the hospital, contractions giving her occasional pause, her grandfather, Lyle Brown, and...
January 6, 2017 - 1:22pm
December 14, 2016
'I started seeing life again': Frazee firefighter escapes PTSD's spiral
Scott Geiselhart grabbed his .44 Magnum revolver because he knew it would do the job. He loaded the gun with six bullets, put it against his...
December 14, 2016 - 11:05am
December 6, 2016
Angel of Hope vigil canceled
The Angel of Hope candlelight vigil, planned for 7 p.m. tonight, Dec. 6, has been canceled. As of this posting, no reschedule date has been set, organizers said.
December 6, 2016 - 4:26pm
December 2, 2016
Former Perham band teacher composes music for off-Broadway musical
Sitting at his grand piano, located in a place of prominence just inside the front door of his home, Larry Wankel wrote the music for 19 songs...
December 2, 2016 - 7:30am
November 4, 2016
Perham's Aaron Wegscheid has reached the pinnacle of scouting
Aaron Wegscheid has reached the highest pinnacle of scouting. After nearly a decade of active involvement in Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts, the Perham...
November 4, 2016 - 11:31am
October 28, 2016
A little fright, a little fun: Richville couple goes all out with Halloween display
One might call the Haspels novices to outdoor Halloween decorating, this being their second year, but one look around their yard and one would...
October 28, 2016 - 11:30am
October 27, 2016
Perham graduate is called an 'Extreme go-getter'
It's a good thing Emily Dreyer likes to be busy, because she's had a whirlwind year. Last fall, the Perham grad and former Associate Director...
October 27, 2016 - 9:34am
October 22, 2016
Teaching at St. Henry's 'like a homecoming' for this Perham grad
Editor's note: This is the final story in a weekly series of feature articles on new teachers in Perham this year. David Ogroske says teaching...
October 22, 2016 - 11:51am
October 10, 2016
'A lifelong experience': For the Hendrickx family, 4-H is a cherished tradition
4-H is a longstanding tradition in the Hendrickx family. Mom Kris serves as a 4-H club leader, dad Pat has been involved in one way or another...
October 10, 2016 - 11:51am
June 23, 2016
Finishing out a 40-year career in caring
After nearly 40 years in medicine and 11 years at Perham Health, Dr. Corey Nyhus is hanging up his white coat. The family medicine physician,...
June 23, 2016 - 12:34pm
Traipsing out on a limb, Tom and Brenda Lyle moved their family and about 70 of their business partners from Paynesville to rural Perham about...
June 23, 2016 - 12:28pm
Relay For Life co-chairpersons are Mike Parta and Gary Ebeling
For the first time, two men - Gary Ebeling and Mike Parta - were named honorary co-chairpersons for this year's East Otter Tail County Relay...
June 23, 2016 - 12:10pm
March 12, 2016
Perham Living volunteer honored with district award
Bob Williams, a volunteer greeter with Perham Health and Perham Living, was recently honored by LeadingAge Minnesota with the District C Volunteer...
March 12, 2016 - 12:00pm
March 9, 2016
Ottertail woman begins Peace Corps service in the Dominican Republic
Jessica Spanswick, 26, of Ottertail, was accepted into the Peace Corps and departed for the Dominican Republic March 1 to begin training as a...
March 9, 2016 - 1:14pm
February 18, 2016
Paul and Linette Grismer reflect on 63 years of marriage
Paul and Linette Grismer have quite a few photo albums around their place. Several rest inconspicuously on living room shelves, while an unknown...
February 18, 2016 - 3:38pm