Skip to main content
Otter Tail County Board adopt animal bite and dangerous dog ordinance
AgweekTV: Trade War Escalates
Efforts made to stop rising water at Spitzer Lake
Weekly police report - June 21 edition
Perham chosen one of America's best small towns to visit
New Heart O' Lakes league has kids hooked on fishing
Buzz earn split at Fergus Falls
Vikings to offer limited free tickets to practices
Perham Sportsman's Club holds first Carp Slaughter
Belka, King finish season at Class AA Championships
Alfred Lawrence Byron, Jr.
Rose Marie Guck
LaDene "Dee" Schultz
Weston Michael Mindermann
Harley Hope Keith
Dawson James Trepanier
OTC COLA general meeting slated for June 21
Nomination period for EOT FSA begins June 15
Saying goodbye: Historic Norby's Department Store closing leaves family, community heartbroken
Rare quadruplet calves born on central Minnesota farm
Norby's Department Store in Detroit Lakes closing
Arnoldy makes dean's list at St. Cloud State
Doll makes Dean's List at Mayville State
Mural dedicated at Turtle Park
Area students named to Dean's list at UM Crookston
Area students make Dean's list at UMD
Guest editorial: A bipartisan Farm Bill that works for Minnesota
Ask A Trooper: How do you report an unsafe driver?
Guest Editorial: Letting drug companies skate on opioid costs is contemptible
Everything is different
Guest editorial: Lawmakers sentence Minnesotans to death
Different generations of art talent to be shown
OTBCA presents Summer in ottertail City Park music series
Summer melodrama rises from the ashes - fourth season will be in new venue
Brewery comedy tour performs at Disgruntled Brewery May 16
Perham: The Musical
'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 15, 2014
No contract for Frazee head wrestling coach
FRAZEE — Without a single word of discussion, the Frazee-Vergas School Board voted unanimously not to renew the head wrestling coach contract with John Barlund. Barlund, who sat throughout the meeting in the front row with his wife and daughter, has served as head coach of the...
May 15, 2014 - 9:02am
April 9, 2014
Perham wrestlers participate in NYWA state meet, Kellogg wins state title
The Perham Northland Youth Wrestling Association (NYWA) wrestling team traveled to Rochester last Thursday and Friday for the NYWA State Tournament...
April 9, 2014 - 11:01am
Perham wrestling awards
The Perham wrestling team announced their end of season awards. Varsity William Parks MVP and Most Wins and Most Pins (Pictured) Dylan...
April 9, 2014 - 10:36am
March 10, 2014
Groin kick spurred suspension of Frazee coach, teacher
FARGO – A kick to the groin of a 13-year-old last month, along with a verbal lashing, prompted school officials to suspend Frazee-Vergas Public Schools wrestling coach and physical education teacher John Barlund. All because of a little badminton birdie. According to investigation...
March 10, 2014 - 10:43pm
March 1, 2014
Patron finishes fourth at state wrestling - Area recap
ST. PAUL — No. 2A 195-pounder Tyler Patron (35-4), of New York Mills, could not get passed No. 8A Wyatt Richardson twice, but Patron managed...
March 1, 2014 - 12:02am
February 28, 2014
Frazee falls to JCC 33-32 to finish fourth at state wrestling
ST. PAUL — It just had to be Jackson County Central. Frazee lost to the Huskies in the Minnesota Class 1A state wrestling tournament in 2010...
February 28, 2014 - 7:41am
February 23, 2014
Curtis, Nelson crowned 8AA wrestling champions
PERHAM — Underclassmen Ben Nelson and No. 5AA Chase Curtis were crowned Section 8AA wrestling champions as part of a group of five Yellowjackets...
February 23, 2014 - 8:23am
February 21, 2014
Frazee wrestling coach suspended for remainder of the season
FARGO — Frazee-Vergas Superintendent Terry Karger said Friday he served Frazee wrestling coach and teacher John Barlund with a five-day unpaid suspension from teaching and a suspension from coaching the wrestling team for the remainder of the season Friday morning. "It runs from...
February 21, 2014 - 5:34pm
Five Yellowjackets advance to section finals
PERHAM — No.
February 21, 2014 - 5:10pm
February 17, 2014
Vengeful Road Crew upset Jackets in section semis
THIEF RIVER FALLS — Top-seeded Perham was upset in the semifinals of the Section 8AA team tournament by the Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus...
February 17, 2014 - 11:56am
February 12, 2014
Border West eliminates NY Mills in 6A wrestling tournament
GRACEVILLE — No. 4-seeded Border West eliminated No. 5 New York Mills 47-22 in the quarterfinals of the Section 6A wrestling team tournament Tuesday. Border West built a 23-0 lead on two opening forfeits, a pin by Jason Martinez of Dylan Fischer at 120 (4:21) and a technical...
February 12, 2014 - 10:51am
February 10, 2014
Perham earns No. 1 wrestling seed in Section 8AA tournament
THIEF RIVER FALLS — The No. 10AA Perham wrestling team (19-7) was awarded the top seed in Section 8AA and will begin Saturday’s 12-team tournament...
February 10, 2014 - 10:13pm
February 7, 2014
Strong regular season finish vaults Perham wrestlers back into 2A top 10
The Perham wrestling team (19-7) jumped back into The Guillotine's top 10 rankings in Class 2A on the back of a strong finish to the regular season and the Yellowjackets' undefeated mark agains the top Section 8AA teams. Thief River Falls, Detroit Lakes and Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus...
February 7, 2014 - 12:50pm
Frazee head wrestling coach placed on administrative leave
FRAZEE — Frazee-Vergas High School head wrestling coach and gym teacher John Barlund was placed on paid administrative leave on Wednesday,...
February 7, 2014 - 10:57am
February 1, 2014
Wrestlers cruise to victory over Otters
FERGUS FALLS — The host Otters forfeited more points than they scored in a 57-17 trouncing by the Perham Yellowjackets in Section 8AA wrestling Friday night. Perham improves to 19-7 in duals as they prepare for sections coming up in mid-February and a return to the state tournament...
February 1, 2014 - 11:54am