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Feedlot expansion hearings held in Otter Tail
Perham City council reorganizes
Two-vehicle crash leads to injuries
Community meetings set to discuss future of the HUB
Perham shuts down Pelican Rapids for 14th straight win
Jackets defense shuts down Frazee Girls
Perham grapplers win home finale against Detroit Lakes
Morris named finalist for NHSACA Coach of the Year
Take 5: Keys to the NFC Championship game
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
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
Dr. Brooke Hamann serving on the Minnesota state emergency response team
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
December 4, 2017
Statewide crime & accidents
Two men found dead with gunshot wounds in Menahga MENAHGA, Minn.—Two men have been found shot to death inside a residence in Menahga. The Menahga Police Department and Wadena County Sheriff's Office found the men after responding to a 911 call at 12:05 a.m. Monday, Nov. 13....
December 4, 2017 - 3:32pm
Northern Minn. girl, 8, in long-term recovery after bonfire explosion
MENAHGA, Minn. — An 8-year-old girl is expected to be at a Minneapolis hospital for another three or four months after she and two other...
November 4, 2017 - 1:45pm
February 13, 2017
GBB: Perham rebounds from loss with home victory
It was a fast paced first half, but the Yellowjackets slowed things down in the second half, earning a 51-45 victory over the Menahga Braves at the Prairie Wind Middle School gymnasium on Feb. 13.
February 13, 2017 - 10:05pm
February 3, 2015
Yellowjackets outlast Braves
The Perham Yellowjacket girls basketball team returned to the win column with a 67-55 victory over the Menahga Braves on Monday, Feb. 2 at the...
February 3, 2015 - 3:44pm
January 12, 2015
Menahga Family Fishing Derby is Jan. 17
Mark your calendar for the Menahga Family Fishing Derby Saturday, Jan. 17. The annual event, sponsored by the Menahga Civic &...
January 12, 2015 - 5:17pm
December 17, 2014
Menahga man gets sentenced over 27 years for murder of Park Rapids teen
The family of Kiela Gem Knowles left the courtroom in tears Wednesday morning as the teen’s killer was sentenced to 334 months in prison. ...
December 17, 2014 - 11:25am
July 13, 2014
UPDATE: Authorities ID woman found dead in Menahga
An investigation is underway after a Detroit Lakes woman was found dead in Menahga. Kelly Marie Lund, 32, was found dead shortly before 9 a.m. on Saturday at a home on the 300 block of Third Street NW in Menahga, according to a news release from the Minnesota Department of Public...
July 13, 2014 - 12:08pm
February 25, 2014
Menahga man arrested in Park Rapids death
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. - A Menahga man has been arrested in the death of a 19-year-old woman Monday morning at a Park Rapids apartment complex. Harley David Leritz, 21, was taken into custody Monday and is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday on charges relating to the death of Kiela...
February 25, 2014 - 5:46pm
January 2, 2014
Menahga family loses everything in New Year's Eve fire
A Menahga family is homeless after a New Year’s Eve fire burned their house to the ground. Diann and Ken Phillips watched Wednesday morning...
January 2, 2014 - 2:15pm
August 7, 2013
Country/folk singer to feature song about Menahga man and dog
An up-and-coming Chicago singer has recorded a song about a Menahga man and his dog. Brittany Jean met Brad Livingston and his dog, Roxie, at Mount Rushmore last summer and was moved by his story. Livingston is a Gulf and Iraq war veteran who has been speaking out and bringing...
August 7, 2013 - 2:50pm
July 8, 2013
Green Valley Fire benefit seeking silent auction items for July 20 event
The Green Valley Fire benefit will take place from 4-8 p.m. Saturday, July 20 at the Menahga Elementary parking lot and gym. Bring the whole family to enjoy food, music and games. All funds raised will go to the Green Valley Fire Relief Fund. The event is designed to raise money...
July 8, 2013 - 10:15am
June 27, 2013
Near drowning at Menahga beach
A near-drowning was reported in Menahga Friday evening at the Menahga City Beach. Menahga police and Wadena County deputies responded to the...
June 27, 2013 - 11:29am
May 15, 2013
Menahga fire 0 percent contained, several buildings lost
Firefighters are working to contain a wildfire that is now between 3,000 and 4,000 acres in north-central Minnesota as of Wednesday morning. Officials are now calling it the Green Valley Fire. It started at about 3 p.m. Tuesday afternoon southwest of Park Rapids near Menahga...
May 15, 2013 - 1:03pm
March 16, 2012
Mojakka part of St. Urho festivities
To celebrate 30 years of St. Urho protecting the city of Menahga and Spirit Lake, a mojakka cook-off is being added to the festivities. What...
March 16, 2012 - 11:03am
March 7, 2011
Menahga man pleads guilty to child pornography charge
A 45-year-old Menahga man pled guilty Friday in U.S. District Court to possessing more than 300 images of child pornography. Brent Michael Freeman pleaded guilty to one count of possession of child pornography. Freeman was indicted on March 18, 2010. In his plea agreement, Freeman...
March 7, 2011 - 10:59am