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Trout in the Classroom: Perham 7th-graders get hands-on lesson on fish life cycle
Trump revokes rules on transgender bathrooms
Suburban Twin Cities nightclub shut down in wake of shooting where 5 injured
2 juveniles hurt, 10 people arrested as Dakota Access Pipeline camp closes
Pipeline protest camp being evacuated, with Corps set to move in
Anderson overtime winner redemption for Pirates
Perham girls erase deficit, secure home win
Perham wrestlers ready for Section 8AA Individual Championships
Perham gymnastic trio ready for state
500-year-old elk antler found by Minnesota diver
Wilma (Jeanne) Wilder Lueders
Troy A. Ash
Teresa "Tess" Morkassel
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Steve's Sanitation buys Jon & Son's Disposal
Local ag experts make a 'dynamic' team: Jerry Morberg, Michael Steeke start Dynamic Cropping Systems
Arvig names new director of marketing
City approves Mexican restaurant liquor license; Owners plan to open soon
Nelson joins Bachmann Carow Real Estate team
A ceremony full of heart: new Valentine Royalty crowned at Perham Living
Three weeks in Haiti a life-changing experience for three OTC men: LREC linemen from Pelican Rapids help bring power to nation
Dancing through life: Long-time loves Wayne and Pearl Romann reflect on 68 “easygoing” years together, on and off the dance floor
Blue Jackets awarded to local FFA members
Bless her heart: Jan Nermoe faces heart disease with perseverance and determination
Letter: Quit whining; fat shaming is warranted
McFeely: Here is the column that got writer booted from Fergus Falls newspaper
Column: Roses are red, violets are blue ... let's go to sleep
Letter: Star Lake Casino a bad idea; don't drink the tribal Kool-Aid
Good news just never gets old
Polar plunge set to make a splash in Perham this weekend
TV icon Mary Tyler Moore, who 'made it after all,' dies at 80
Director: Talented cast performs "Little Shop of Horrors'
A Center for the Arts will feature Flamenco and Mediterranean Music from Spain: Las Migas
The Rose Ensemble brings program about Jerusalem to Detroit Lakes
January 4, 2017
KLN, Shearer’s open on-site primary care clinic for employees
Workers at KLN Family Brands and Shearer’s Snacks no longer need to call in sick to get that cough checked out. A new on-site primary care...
January 4, 2017 - 2:35pm
Bomb squad disposes of dynamite found in rural Otter Tail County
The Red River Valley Regional Bomb Squad is disposing of about 25 sticks of dynamite Friday, Dec. 30, found at a rural residence along the Otter Tail and Grant county line, an Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office spokesman said. The dynamite was discovered about 3:30 p.m. Thursday,...
January 4, 2017 - 8:51am
January 3, 2017
Columnist shares life to help, heal others
Thank you, kindly readers, for kindly stroking my fragile ego occasionally over the past year. When you saw me, you mentioned how much you enjoyed reading about the little things in my life that touched you or gave you a laugh, or gave you something to ponder. Sometimes, I heard you...
January 3, 2017 - 3:00pm
December 29, 2016
Help your letter carrier – Clear ice and snow
Winter’s recent blast in the region has left behind slippery surfaces, blocked streets and walkways, and snow/ice making it hazardous for letter carriers to deliver mail and packages. Post Offices in the region are open. All available mail is sent out for delivery each day and...
December 29, 2016 - 4:25pm
Christmas Day tragedy: family, friends remember 18-year-old killed in car-pedestrian accident
A phone call that every parent prays they never get--least of all on Christmas Day--told Brent Mclaughlin and Tommie Sue that their daughter,...
December 29, 2016 - 4:22pm
December 23, 2016
Perham EMS says thank you after three staff affected by CO poisoning
Perham Area EMS posted this note of appreciation on its Facebook page earlier today for everyone who helped in the recent call that sent three of their staff to Hennepin County Medical Center Monday night: On behalf of Perham Area EMS and our staff, we would like to thank the community...
December 23, 2016 - 11:04am
December 20, 2016
UPDATE: Rural Vergas man who died in CO incident ID'd
A rural Vergas man is confirmed dead as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning early Monday night, according to Lt. Keith Van Dyke of the Otter...
December 20, 2016 - 5:15pm
December 19, 2016
Truck goes through ice on Big Pine Lake in Perham
A truck went through the ice Saturday near Perham. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Department said a Ford F-150 was still in Big Pine Lake near...
December 19, 2016 - 11:57am
December 16, 2016
Edward Keller is Perham's Christmas Music Man
Do you hear what I hear? On any given day in Perham between now and Christmas, if you listen, you'll hear it. It's in front of our downtown businesses...
December 16, 2016 - 7:30am
December 14, 2016
UPDATED: Fire destroys OK Tire in Perham; cold weather slows investigation
Authorities are still in the early stages of an investigation into a fire that destroyed OK Tire in Perham late Tuesday night. The state fire...
December 14, 2016 - 3:08pm
December 13, 2016
Perham's Giving Tree needs help from residents
There are approximately 50 cards left on the Giving Tree at Terrie's Gifts. For those of you who would like to purchase a Christmas gift for...
December 13, 2016 - 2:58pm
December 12, 2016
Riepe releases second book in 'Raw Deals' series
When Bob Riepe first decided to embark on a book series based on real people from Otter Tail County's early days, he thought it would be about...
December 12, 2016 - 8:46am
Holiday open houses draw crowds
About 300 people attended last Thursday's holiday open house at Landmark Liquors, and approximately 325 attended the open house at Dean's Country...
December 12, 2016 - 7:43am
December 8, 2016
Otter Tail County evolves with emergency management plan
Emergency Management Director Patrick Waletzko, has developed an emergency management plan for Otter Tail County should operations have to be housed in another location. He works in cooperation with the board and county employees and the plan is updated periodically. Waletzko works...
December 8, 2016 - 3:00pm
November 24, 2016
Perham dental office co-workers thankful for their receptionist
A local woman was honored by her co-workers in a "Thankful for You" contest sponsored by a software support company and was surprised with a...
November 24, 2016 - 4:00pm