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New county website in the works
County board continues to fund east and west county fairs
Minnesota FFA Foundation presents jackets to members of Perham FFA Chapter
Rural Dent man arrested following road accident
Weekly police report - Jan. 18 edition
Fast start, strong finish helps Perham close out Esko
Bears steal pivotal section game from Lakers
If Vikings win Sunday, expect Super Bowl ticket prices to jump
Ahmad Rashad, neighbor Michael Jordan cheer on Vikings
Perham shuts down Pelican Rapids for 14th straight win
Michael John Grismer
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
Wanted: (Grumpy) Head brewer
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
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
Do cars need to pull over for police during pursuit?
Ice fishermen, we need your help
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
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
May 23, 2014
Retailers recognize Collin Peterson as ‘Hero of Main Street’
Congressman Collin Peterson has been recognized by the National Retail Federation as a “Hero of Main Street” for his advocacy and leadership on behalf of the retail industry. “I’m proud to work on behalf of retailers in my district who help to keep our communities strong,”...
May 23, 2014 - 2:03pm
May 22, 2014
Sieling announces candidacy for Dist. 8B
Alexandria resident Jay Sieling is running for Representative of District 8B in the Minnesota House of Representatives. The seat is currently held by second-term lawmaker Mary Franson, R-Alexandria, who has won re-endorsement by local Republicans. Sieling, an instructor in the...
May 22, 2014 - 11:29am
Pelican man running for House Dist. 8A
Jim Miltich, Pelican Rapids, has announced his DFL candidacy for Minnesota House of Representatives District 8A. Miltich works as a safety facilitator at the Cargill corn processing plant in Wahpeton.
May 22, 2014 - 11:27am
Perham's Dean Simpson chosen as Zellers' running mate
Former state Rep. Dean Simpson of Perham is Minnesota Republican governor candidate Kurt Zellers' pick as running mate. Zellers, who made the announcement in Moorhead this morning, said the Perham and New York Mills grocery store owner can help the state's economy.
May 22, 2014 - 10:26am
May 7, 2014
Seifert to hold fishing opener in Ottertail
Marty Seifert, Republican candidate for governor, announced last week that he would be holding a Seifert for Governor 2014 Minnesota Fishing Opener event at Thumper Pond Resort and Rush Lake in Ottertail, this Friday and Saturday, May 9 and 10. Seifert has invited Republicans,...
May 7, 2014 - 4:27pm
May 1, 2014
Nornes, Franson endorsed by Dist. 8
Senate District 8 Republicans held their endorsing convention at the Henning Community Center on Saturday. Bud Nornes, Fergus Falls, was unanimously endorsed on the first ballot for House District 8A. Nornes is the district’s current representative in the House. The endorsement...
May 1, 2014 - 12:41pm
April 24, 2014
Ex-boyfriend of Rep. Franson files defamation suit against her
An ex-boyfriend of State Representative Mary Franson R-Alexandria, filed a defamation lawsuit against her Tuesday. Eric Harpel, chairman of the McLeod County Republican Party, claimed his reputation was ruined by false statements Franson made while filing a harassment restraining...
April 24, 2014 - 1:33pm
April 4, 2014
House budget bill leans toward greater Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- Much of the money in the Minnesota House's plan to tweak the state's two-year budget would go to greater Minnesota. "We focused...
April 4, 2014 - 3:05pm
Minnesota Senate approves school anti-bullying bill
ST. PAUL -- After considering 15 amendments and more than five hours of debate Thursday, state senators approved a bill to strengthen bullying...
April 4, 2014 - 10:52am
March 27, 2014
Parents go after Dayton marijuana stance
ST. PAUL — Parents of suffering children used an emotional Wednesday news conference to blame Gov.
March 27, 2014 - 9:41am
March 21, 2014
Perham’s David Sobieski and Baudette’s Roger Erickson are endorsed
David Sobieski of rural Perham for 2B and Roger Erickson of rural Baudette for 2A were endorsed as state representative candidates by Democractic-Farmer-Labor...
March 21, 2014 - 10:57am
March 19, 2014
Peterson will seek re-election
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson had a few things to take care of to prepare for his 13th campaign for Congress: pass a pilot’s physical and get his...
March 19, 2014 - 9:57am
March 17, 2014
Sobieski endorsed for House race
David Sobieski, of Butler Township in Otter Tail County, was endorsed by unanimous consent for the House District 2B legislative race by delegates...
March 17, 2014 - 3:06pm
February 26, 2014
Obama to outline $302B transportation plan during St. Paul visit
ST. PAUL -- In a speech at St. Paul's Union Depot on Wednesday, President Barack Obama will lay out his vision for a national transportation system that "puts Americans back to work repairing and modernizing our roads, bridges, railways and transit systems," the White House announced...
February 26, 2014 - 1:17pm
February 24, 2014
Minnesota legislative session will be short but full
ST. PAUL — Expect a minimum wage increase, but no tax increase, when Minnesota legislators return to St.
February 24, 2014 - 1:48pm