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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 27, 2014
LAC announces 2013 earnings, payouts
Lakes Area Cooperative reported $74.3 million in sales and earnings of $4.15 million in 2013. These figures were shared during the co-op’s 101st annual stockholder meeting. The cooperative announced that it will be paying out $1.3 million in cash and issuing $2.7 million in...
March 27, 2014 - 2:19pm
Dinsmore ‘on loan’ to MN through December
Effective this Tuesday, Otter Tail County’s Community Services Division Director, John Dinsmore, will spend a portion of his time working for the state of Minnesota as Director of County Relations. Dinsmore will work approximately 30 hours per week with the State Department of...
March 27, 2014 - 2:10pm
Area resort owners attend Day on the Hill
Members of the Congress of Minnesota Resorts attended the annual Day on the Hill in St. Paul on March 18 and 19, lobbying for legislation important to the resort industry. Richcville resort owners Vince and Cheryl Prososki, of Northern Lights Resort and Jim and Kristin Wherley,...
March 27, 2014 - 8:53am
March 21, 2014
Coldwell Banker moves to larger office
Coldwell Banker Preferred Partners in Perham has relocated and expanded its offices. After 15 years in its former location at 235 West Main Street, in February the real estate firm moved to 138 West Main Street. Linda Stoll, real estate agent, owner and broker, said the expanded...
March 21, 2014 - 11:00am
March 20, 2014
Cable providers launch website to address fees, channel choices
Ever wonder why cable users have to pay for television channels they never watch, or why their bills go up every year? Perham-based cable provider, Arvig, along with hundreds of other local, independent cable providers throughout the country, are hoping to answer these and many...
March 20, 2014 - 1:13pm
March 19, 2014
DL retailers, city fight over cellars
They’ve existed for about 100 years, but with a major street project coming up, the city says the basements that extend under Washington Avenue in downtown Detroit Lakes now need to be filled in — on the property owners’ dime. The Washington Avenue project scheduled for this...
March 19, 2014 - 9:03am
Mall of America launches $325 million expansion
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – In a shower of confetti, Mall of America on Tuesday launched a $325 million expansion aimed at adding glitz and new elements of luxury to the nation’s largest mall. The expansion will add a new Food Hall, underground valet parking and another 50 to 75 retailers,...
March 19, 2014 - 8:53am
March 14, 2014
Jobs committee makes progress on promotions, looks ahead to ‘phase two’
It’s a message that has been heard all around Perham for months: we have jobs. In July, representatives from the city, chamber of commerce and major employers met to brainstorm on how to attract workers to Perham to fill more of the open jobs. This was the birth of the Perham...
March 14, 2014 - 9:43am
IFS proposes street closure to make more room for expansion
Perham city leaders are considering vacating part of a street to make room for an expansion at Industrial Finishing Services. The company, which is in the midst of a major expansion project at its facility in Perham’s industrial park, is requesting the extra room in order to...
March 14, 2014 - 9:36am
March 13, 2014
Wadena Board hears new architect's view of Courthouse remodeling
Wadena commissioners heard from BKV Group partner Bruce Schwartzman in a special board meeting March 7 about his architect firm's plan to remodel the upper level of the courthouse. BKV Group was asked to prepare preliminary layouts suggesting several options for reconfiguring both...
March 13, 2014 - 10:42am
March 12, 2014
Steel the spotlight: L&L's custom products found all over
If a person can’t find something off-the-shelf to suit their needs, L&L Fabrication just might be the solution. A number of L&L Fabrication’s custom creations can be found around the Perham area and beyond, though many people may not even be aware of it. Most of these...
March 12, 2014 - 3:10pm
March 7, 2014
Progress continues at Perham Resource Recovery Facility
A major expansion project at the Perham Resource Recovery Facility continues to edge closer to completion. Construction of a new material recovery facility is now more than 90 percent finished, while an expansion at the waste-energy building is more than halfway done. The facility...
March 7, 2014 - 11:04am
Wild Oaks to open soon in Perham
If your taste buds are craving something fresh and different, they’re in for a treat – Wild Oaks Grille is expected to open next week at the Perham Lakeside Golf Course. Blake Minge, manager of Wild Oaks, said offerings on the restaurant’s menu will be generally healthy while...
March 7, 2014 - 10:47am
March 6, 2014
Schoeneberger Funeral Home hires pre-planning advisor
Schoeneberger Funeral Home has hired Carmen McCullough as its new pre-planning advisor. In her role, McCullough will help people make funeral arrangements in advance, ensuring that their wishes are well-documented and carried out, and allowing families to make decisions free...
March 6, 2014 - 4:00pm
February 28, 2014
Get home safely: Joyride
Perham, Battle Lake and Ottertail are taking part in a safe ride alternative transportation program. The program, called Joyride, is run in conjunction with the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Office. Expansion of the program to other parts of Otter Tail County will likely...
February 28, 2014 - 10:34am