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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 27, 2017
Perham area rallies for those in need in 2017
There was a wide array of notable stories in and around Perham in 2017. What's most notable, though, about the Perham community when looking...
December 27, 2017 - 8:21am
October 20, 2017
Learning to serving others may not be a requirement of the common core state standards, but it's easy to argue it's a value just as important...
October 20, 2017 - 6:11pm
October 10, 2017
Walk to School Day
Streams of students made their way down the sidewalk on Coney street and along the Cal Miller Bike Route yesterday for International Walk to...
October 10, 2017 - 2:32pm
August 29, 2017
Back to the grind
Buses, kids, and parents hit the roads a little early this year in Perham, thanks to the new high school going up, with classes getting underway...
August 29, 2017 - 4:24pm
September 23, 2015
Minnesota 4th-grader keeps it formal, wearing only suits and ties
BRAINERD, Minn. – If you ever run across local fourth-grader Derek Grady and feel underdressed for the occasion, don't worry, he makes...
September 23, 2015 - 3:41pm
August 7, 2015
HOTL parking lot preparations begin
Construction has begun on the additional parking lot at Heart of the Lakes Elementary School. The decision to add 56 spaces to the school’s...
August 7, 2015 - 11:41am
June 14, 2012
A day at the park for HOTL 2nd graders
Second graders from Heart of the Lakes Elementary School in Perham recently took a field trip to Itasca State Park, thanks to funds from the...
June 14, 2012 - 11:18am
April 16, 2009
Perham Elementary track starts April 20
The 5th and 6th Grade Track Program will begin Monday, April 20 from 3:30-5 p.m. at Meinhover Field. Kevin Scheidecker, Angie Fudge, and Brent Hanson will be the coaches for this program. The team will be ordering T-shirts the first day of practice to use as a uniform they will...
April 16, 2009 - 11:33am
April 13, 2009
Farewell 'hug' for Dent school closing planned for May 27
A farewell celebration to the Dent school is in the works. May will be the final days of the Dent Elementary School, which will be closed and the students absorbed into Perham's Heart of the Lakes school. Elementary Principal Kari Yates reported that May 27 is set for the farewell...
April 13, 2009 - 7:00am
April 8, 2009
Esala named 'Principal of the Year'
The Minnesota Elementary School Principals' Association (MESPA) recognized Greg Esala, principal of New York Mills Elementary, New York Mills...
April 8, 2009 - 4:41pm
March 24, 2009
Carnival March 27 a Perham elementary school highlight
The public is encouraged to check out all of the great silent auction items that will be available at the Heart of the Lakes/ Dent Carnival on Friday, March 27, from 4-7 p.m. Baskets are donated and assembled by each elementary classroom. Each basket contains multiple individual...
March 24, 2009 - 8:10am
March 4, 2009
Reading and lovin' it
Students at Perham's Heart of the Lakes Elementary School have more than doubled their reading goal for the month of February. Designated as...
March 4, 2009 - 2:51pm
December 10, 2008
Close Dent school this winter?
The prospect of closing the Dent elementary school by the end of the month was discussed--but it appears highly unlikely. Desperate to cut nearly $300,000 by the end of the year, the Perham-Dent School Board discussed closing the Dent school five months earlier than planned. Last...
December 10, 2008 - 12:00am
October 29, 2008
Tighter security includes check-in, check-out at Perham elementary
Security procedures have been revised at Perham Heart of the Lakes Elementary School, following a few potentially volatile situations. All doors, with the exception of the main entrance, will be locked all day, reported elementary Principal Kari Yates at the Oct. 15 Perham-Dent School...
October 29, 2008 - 12:00am
July 16, 2008
New elementary principal named
Parkers Prairie elementary principal Kari Yates has been named principal for the Perham-Dent elementary schools. The Perham-Dent school board conducted a final interview Wednesday, July 9, before voting to offer the position. Yates has extensive experience in the classroom and...
July 16, 2008 - 12:00am