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Hope Slettebak and William Parks were crowned as Perham High School’s Snow Ball King and Queen on Saturday, prior to the formal dance. Snow Ball week will continue through Friday, Jan. 23.
A chapter in the history of Papacito’s Burritos has wrapped, with a recent change in ownership. Papacito’s, which opened in the Perham BP convenience store on Main Street in May...
In recent weeks, stories of fires breaking out in homes, businesses and barns have circulated around Minnesota. A barn fire in Wright County, Minn., possibly started by electricity, killed nine horses on Dec. 29. The day before that, a furnace exploded, leading to a large fire and major damage in a Hibbing, Minn. foundry. A business and apartment building in Chisholm, Minn. was also badly damaged in a Jan.
Snow Ball week begins this Saturday, Jan. 17 with a coronation ceremony in the Perham High School Auditorium at 7:15 p.m., followed by a dance at The Cactus. Perham High School students and pre-approved guests from outside of the district are welcome to attend in their formal attire. There is a $5 admission fee. Members of the Snow Ball court will also be announced at the Tuesday, Jan. 20 boys basketball game and the Thursday, Jan. 22 wrestling match.
Zafety Club began as a sort of inside joke at Zorbaz on Little Pine Lake, just outside of Perham. But as the club grew, so did its goals. “This all started three years ago,” said Dan Schroeder, the club’s first president.
After 36 years in the phone directory business, Ralph Logan, directory operations and sales manager with Arvig, has retired. Again. Logan hadn’t always planned to be the man behind stacks...
Perham’s Police Department responded to about 2,200 calls for service in 2014, an increase of 100 calls over the year before. Perham Police Chief Jason Hoaby described last year as “a pretty good year.” In 2014, the top five categories for which the department received calls were: traffic warnings (438), traffic stop citations (216), public assistance (105), property-damage-only accidents (105) and burglary alarms (80). Hoaby explained that burglary alarm calls are
It’s coming to Minnesota in July, and Vickie Schmidt, of Schmidt and Associates, Inc., can’t understand why more employers aren’t talking about it. It is medical cannabis, which was approved for therapeutic use by the Minnesota state legislature in its 2014 session and is scheduled to become available to certain Minnesotans this July. Schmidt’s company provides testing services to ensure drug and alcohol-free workplaces in Perham, Detroit Lakes, and Fargo, N.D. According to the law, the only way to become part of Minnesota’s medical cannabis program is to be a state resident certified
A smile, hearing “please” and “thank you” or having a door held open – these simple actions don’t take a lot of effort, but students at Perham’s Heart of the...
The Perham-Dent School Board approved a 32.23 percent increase on the school’s portion of property taxes for 2015. A balanced budget for the 2015-2016 school year is expected as a result of the increase. The levy was approved as part of the board’s regular meeting on Dec.