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Perham Speech Team sends two to state
Pelican Rapids man sentenced
Otter Tail Sheriff's Report - April 19 edition
AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Weekly police report - April 19 edition
Full house for annual decoy gathering
Bear hunt applications available; May 4 deadline
Perham tennis drops opener to Moorhead
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Perham students sign National Letter of Intent
Denise Renee McFadzen
Dalton James McFadzen
Gerard Michael Wasche
Maddison Caroline Hendershot
Josiah Alvin Barnes
Alfred G. Kempf
Arvig set to hire 160 in IT, sales and construction this year
Grounds for firing...up a celebration: Gathering Grounds in Perham marks 20th Anniversary
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Record home sales at record prices a highlight of sales study
AARP providing tax help in Perham and beyond
A historic journey: Saved Henning Trinity Building on its way onto National Register of Historic Places
Perham area leaders pick up Chamber awards
'Magic' a growing game in and around Perham
Looking Back - April 12 edition
Palubicki families honored at the 80th Annual Red River Valley Development Association (RRVDA) Banquet
Ask A Trooper: How do troopers help people with opioid addiction?
I had a strange dream
Ask A Trooper: What is the length limit for loads off the rear of a pick-up?
Ask A Trooper: What are the 'right on red' rules?
GE washing machine gives up the ghost
Bingo, BBQ and storytelling spectacle at two NYM locations
Minnesota poets to read at Wadena County Historical Society April 19
Perham to be center of 'Magic' Saturday
The Ultimate Tribute Show benefitting arts center to feature hits from the 50s and 60s
Cultural Center hosts Monkey Mind Pirates by Z Puppets Rosenschnoz
'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
Rural Perham murder: Pipe wrench reportedly used in brutal killing of mother, son
April 21, 2018
Arvig set to hire 160 in IT, sales and construction this year
Arvig, the area's leading broadband provider, is looking to hire more than 160 employees this year in its construction division, IT and sales departments. "We have projects planned throughout this year and beyond that require significant resources to complete and maintain so we can...
April 21, 2018 - 9:06am
January 24, 2018
Arvig seeks area students for annual essay contest; chance to win all expenses-paid trip to D.C.
Perham, Minn.—Arvig has announced its annual essay contest to send one area student to visit Washington, D.C., for the Foundation for Rural Services (FRS) Youth Tour, June 2 — 6, 2018. The essay prompt for the contest is "Technology and Rural Life." Essays and completed...
January 24, 2018 - 8:45am
December 9, 2017
Arvig Promotes Ben Wiechman to Director of IP Engineering and Strategy
Arvig announced Ben Wiechman has been promoted to Director of IP Engineering and Strategy. Wiechman is responsible for leading network engineering and service delivery for the company. He will report to David Arvig, Vice President/Chief Operating Officer.
December 9, 2017 - 8:15am
October 3, 2017
Arvig Donates More Than $100,000 to Local Schools in 2016-17
During the 2016-17 school year, Arvig donated more than $100,000 to schools in its service area, made possible through the Arvig School Partnership Program. This brings the total donation amount—since the inception of the program—to more than $660,000. "Giving back is...
October 3, 2017 - 6:35pm
September 11, 2017
Arvig named one of Prairie Business magazine’s 50 best places to work
Work in the northern Plains. Arvig will be featured in the September issue of the magazine. Earlier this year, employees nominated their companies by submitting an anonymous employee-satisfaction survey, and Prairie Business used the survey results in selecting the 50 Best.
September 11, 2017 - 5:26pm
August 6, 2017
Star Tribune names Arvig a 2017 Top Workplace
Arvig has been named one of the Top Workplaces in Minnesota by the Star Tribune. A complete list is available at StarTribune.com/topworkplaces2017.
August 6, 2017 - 12:14pm
July 24, 2017
Arvig Donates to Kinship of Perham
Joan Meece, Cash Management Coordinator at Arvig, presented a check for $3,000 from Arvig to Kinship of Perham. The organization received another...
July 24, 2017 - 4:40pm
January 20, 2017
Arvig names new director of marketing
Lisa Greene has been promoted to Director of Marketing at Arvig, an area broadband provider, the company announced earlier this week. Greene is responsible for leading all marketing efforts for Arvig and its affiliated companies. She will report to David Arvig, Vice President/COO....
January 20, 2017 - 5:58pm
October 27, 2016
County's broadband speeds rank fourth-worst in MN
The message is loud and clear when it comes to high-speed broadband internet services in Otter Tail County: "Please wait... Your options are still loading." The county has some catching up to do. Currently, Otter Tail is the fourth-worst in the state when it comes to fixed, non-mobile...
October 27, 2016 - 11:43am
September 16, 2016
Arvig donates nearly $100,000 to local schools
During the 2015-16 school year, Arvig donated nearly $100,000 to schools in its service area, made possible through the Arvig School Partnership Program. This brings the total donation amount-since the inception of the program-to more than $550,000. "Giving back is such a huge part...
September 16, 2016 - 5:21pm
June 24, 2016
Area students receive scholarships from Arvig
Arvig in Perham awarded 37 high school seniors with the Royale B. and Eleanor M. Arvig Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $3,000 each. Students were selected based upon achievements or interest in the field of mathematics, engineering, accounting, computer science, telecommunications...
June 24, 2016 - 12:03pm
Arvig reports online scam
Arvig has received reports of a potential online scam where someone claims to be doing market research by Arvig. Customers have reported...
June 24, 2015 - 3:57pm
March 9, 2015
Cutting the cord: Pawlowski retires from Arvig IT after 47 years
After spending 47 years with Arvig Communications, and its preceding corporations, Bill Pawlowski retired from his post as Director of Information...
March 9, 2015 - 10:30am
February 19, 2015
Tools of the trade: How technology has changed the way we work
Editor’s note: This is the third in a weekly series on how technology affects the lives of Perham residents. Does anyone remember what it...
February 19, 2015 - 4:35pm
February 11, 2015
‘No regrets’ for Arvig’s Pratt
Though he officially retired from his position as Arvig’s director of video operations on Dec. 31, David Pratt did not immediately take...
February 11, 2015 - 1:33pm