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Chamber Corner: Finale
Leadership, foundation of manufacturers lead to growth
Gallery: Perham High School Homecoming Royalty
County board sets 2016 preliminary tax levy
Yellowjacket girls take Swain Invitational
Yellowjacket swimmers compete in True team event
Perham boys finish second at Swain Invitaitonal
Yellowjackets roll to homecoming victory
Yellowjackets earn crucial win over Wadena-Deer Creek
Delores L. Johnson
Births this week
Births this week
Troubles with technology
Hats off to Harvest Fest Fun
Start school after Labor Day and everyone wins
Outwitting a teller of tall tales
No time to cry over spilled ketchup
New owner at Perham Physical Therapy
There’s a new face at Perham Physical Therapy. In a homecoming of sorts, Park Rapids, Minn., native Mathew Kaufenberg has re-established...
February 6, 2015 - 1:13pm
February 5, 2015
Cheers to Landmark Liquors: Perham store has record year; revenues save taxpayers money
Everyone, raise your glasses in a toast to Landmark Liquors. Perham’s burgeoning municipal liquor store had another record-setting year in 2014, and that means more money saved for local taxpayers. For the first time in history, the store surpassed the $3 million mark in annual...
February 5, 2015 - 2:23pm
A popular local watering hole gets revived: Playtime Bar and Grill reopens
Drivers travelling along Highway 78 between Perham and Ottertail may have recently noticed some hustle and bustle around the building that was...
February 5, 2015 - 11:11am
January 29, 2015
Cheese louise! Bongards’ churns out the cheddar, 24/7
There’s a place in Perham where the people keep working all day and night, even after the cows have come home. In 1908, Bongards’...
January 29, 2015 - 4:48pm
Grandma G’s snacks are a family affair
About four years ago, siblings Joni Birch and Bill Greenwaldt each had a son who would be graduating from high school that spring. To help, their...
January 29, 2015 - 1:41pm
January 22, 2015
Family Dollar celebrates grand opening in Ottertail
Family Dollar in Ottertail officially opened its doors to the public on Saturday, marking the occasion with a grand opening celebration. The...
January 22, 2015 - 11:23am
January 15, 2015
Papacito’s gets a new owner
A chapter in the history of Papacito’s Burritos has wrapped, with a recent change in ownership. Papacito’s, which opened in the Perham...
January 15, 2015 - 1:30pm
January 9, 2015
Turning phone books into a booming business: Ralph Logan retires from Arvig after 36-year career
After 36 years in the phone directory business, Ralph Logan, directory operations and sales manager with Arvig, has retired. Again. Logan...
January 9, 2015 - 9:00am
December 24, 2014
The center that never sleeps: PACC to go all-hours
The Perham Area Community Center is about to offer something it never has in its 25-year history – 24/7 access. Starting Feb. 1, the PACC will be open to its members at any hour of the day or night, through the use of new electronic access cards and an enhanced security system. The...
December 24, 2014 - 1:38pm
December 11, 2014
Fate of Perham bakery uncertain
Plans to reopen Perham’s downtown bakery have been taken off high heat and turned back down to ‘warm’ after a Kickstarter campaign to help get the business going didn’t turn out as hoped. Though local residents have wanted to get a bakery back in town since August (when...
December 11, 2014 - 5:09pm
December 5, 2014
Kicking off Christmas at Cupkie’s
Hundreds of festive families and other Christmas lovers made the trip out to Cupkie Christmas Village last weekend to pick out their trees, take...
December 5, 2014 - 12:37pm
New Oasis convenience store opens
The new Oasis convenience store has opened, after about 3-1/2 months of construction that began in mid-August. Everything was moved into the...
December 5, 2014 - 12:03pm
Small Business Saturday makes small impact
For years, Thanksgiving weekend has been treated as the kick-off to the Christmas holiday shopping season. As big-box stores have lured shoppers in with their special Black Friday deals, smaller, hometown businesses have crafted their own shopping day: Small Business Saturday. According...
December 5, 2014 - 11:46am
December 4, 2014
Shop Perham Punch Card promotion week one winners announced
The first week’s “Light Up Your Christmas” Shop Perham Punch Card Promotion winners have been drawn. Congratulations to: -Jill Michaelson; Landmark Liquors $25 gift certificate and $5 Super 8 gift certificate. -Anna Grannes; Place in the Country/Gathering Grounds...
December 4, 2014 - 12:25pm
December 1, 2014
Arvig to close Verizon Wireless stores
Arvig has decided to exit the Verizon Wireless business, the company announced Monday. All Arvig Verizon Wireless locations will close permanently on Dec. 31, 2014. “It was a difficult decision, but it is ultimately best for our customers, employees and overall company...
December 1, 2014 - 3:43pm