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Community meetings set to discuss future of the HUB
Rep. Erin Murphy in New York Mills to learn about child care cooperative
School board has construction site walk through
Minn. health insurance program breaks previous record for signups
The power of positive thinking
Take 5: Keys to the NFC Championship game
Yellowjackets second at Melrose/Sauk Centre
Perham gymnasts set new mark against Park Rapids Area
DeBoer's 24 sparks Yellowjackets in home win
Minnesota Miracle saves Vikings from disaster
Dollena "Dolly" Nundahl
Amos Otto Marckel
Michael John Grismer
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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
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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
Two adults, child die in Hibbing fire; another child critically injured
HIBBING, Minn. — Two adults and a child are dead and another child is being treated for life-threatening injuries after an early morning...
December 27, 2017 - 8:39am
April 17, 2017
DNR ready for Minnesota wildfire season if warm, dry conditions continue
It's been an average start to the Minnesota wildfire season so far but a trend to warmer, drier weather in recent months has firefighting officials...
April 17, 2017 - 8:58am
April 5, 2017
Spring burning restrictions in effect
With warm temperatures, little to no snow and dry vegetation, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources started spring burning restrictions...
April 5, 2017 - 9:21am
Park Rapids lumber mill damaged in fire
The Park Rapids Fire Department responded to a fire Wednesday afternoon at A&C Lumber Inc., owned by Jon Cordahl, located on County Road...
April 5, 2017 - 9:12am
February 16, 2017
Perham fire, police departments a little bit busier in 2016
Community growth continues to result in increased calls to the Perham fire and police departments. The more people there are, the more activity there is, officials say, and that means more chances for incidents like fires, accidents and other emergencies in town. The fire and police...
February 16, 2017 - 11:30am
February 13, 2017
Dent family displaced by fire; home a total loss, but three adults, two babies make it out safe
It’s a miracle that Tara Thompson woke up when she did. It was the middle of the night, and she immediately sensed that something wasn’t...
February 13, 2017 - 4:40pm
January 5, 2017
Car starts on fire on Highway 10 near Perham
A car started on fire on Highway 10 just west of Perham yesterday. Perham Fire Chief Mark Schmidt said there were no injuries in the incident....
January 5, 2017 - 9:16am
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
February 23, 2015
Perham fire department responds to calls over cold weekend
Saturday was a busy, cold day for members of the Perham Fire Department, as they responded to two fires in subzero temperatures. At 5:30...
February 23, 2015 - 4:13pm
Fireman accused of setting fires
A Lake Park firefighter is facing arson charges for allegedly setting several grass fires last year. Michael Lyn Gullard, 35, has been summoned to appear in court March 9 to face the felony charges. Fellow Lake Park firefighters started to become suspicious...
February 23, 2015 - 10:36am
December 1, 2014
Otter Tail County man injured in fire
A home was damaged and a man suffered burns to his hands as the result of a fire northeast of New York Mills on Nov. 22. The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office said a garage fire spread to the adjoining house, which received substantial damage. The property is located in a rural...
December 1, 2014 - 10:57am
September 4, 2014
Frazee hair salon burns Thursday morning
A fire at a Frazee hair salon Thursday morning is under investigation. Fire crews were called to Hair Style Studio on Lake Street, near the intersection of Main Avenue, at about 7:15 a.m. There are apartment units on the upper level of the building and the south...
September 4, 2014 - 3:21pm
February 14, 2014
Fire department has record year
The Perham Fire Department responded to a record number of calls in 2013, continuing a pattern of increasing calls over the past few years. The department responded to 163 reported fires or other emergencies last year, according to Perham Fire Chief Mark Schmidt. That’s the...
February 14, 2014 - 11:45am
February 7, 2014
Washing machine catches fire at St. James Manor
A washing machine at St. James Manor caught fire Monday, filling the second floor of the building with smoke but causing no injuries or serious damage. Residents of the senior apartment housing facility were sent to the main level while firefighters extinguished the fire and vented...
February 7, 2014 - 1:51pm
January 31, 2014
Mobile home destroyed in early morning fire
A mobile home in Perham was destroyed by a fire Friday morning. The family inside, including two adults and four children, managed to escape...
January 31, 2014 - 10:36am