A two-vehicle crash led to injuries Sunday afternoon. The accident occured on Highway 10 at milepost 55 near Hobart Township at 12:30 p.m. The Kia Sportage was traveling east on highway 10 in the right lane alongside a semi traveling also traveling east in the left lane. The Chevy Tahoe was traveling east on 10 hwy in the right lane and had an obscured view due to snow wash from the semi in the left lane. The Chevy Tahoe rear ended the Kia Sportage at approximately 65 mph resulting in heavy damage to both vehicles.
25 years ago • Chemo available: Perham Hospital now offers it in conjunction with Roger Maris: Going through cancer treatment is always a gruelling ordeal, any way you look at it.
Jan. 1 • Assisted Perham Fire Department with CO alarm. • Caller requested welfare check on Perham resident; all okay. Jan. 2 • Issued parking citation for Blocking Fire Hydrant. • Phone equipment malfunction at Perham business. • Responded to Perham business for alarm; false alarm. Jan. 3 • Assisted Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office with suspicious activity. • Single vehicle in median; facilitated private two for driver. • Complainant reported vandalism to private property.
25 years ago • Saved by the smoke alarm: Three escape, but house burns to the ground in bitterly cold temperatures and winds Thursday: The sound of a smoke alarm is always a jolting thing. But to Scott Zick, Janet Hogarth and Patty Overson, it was music to their ears last Thursday morning because the sound probably saved their lives. It was just 8 a.m. when the alarm went off in the home that Zick and Hogarth are renting from his parents. Overson, from Detroit Lakes, was an overnight visitor.
The Minnesota Lodging Association (MLA) named Doreen Nelson the 2017 General Manager of the year. Nelson is the general manager at the GrandStay Hotel and Suites in Perham. On behalf of the entire GrandStay family of hotels, we are proud to have Doreen Nelson recognized statewide for her management efforts at the GrandStay in Perham. Nelson will be honored Jan. 11 at the Saint Paul Hotel during the MLA Awards Gala.
Dr. Brooke Hamann, of Hamann Family Dentistry, recently completed her annual training with the Minnesota State Emergency Response Team in Minneapolis. Currently, Dr. Hamann is one of the only dentists from greater Minnesota on the team. She works with Dr. Ann L. Norrlander, an odontologist or forensic dentist.
An entrepreneur's new business fails. A seventh grader receives the "most valuable player" award for basketball. A recovering addict fails to abstain. A singer auditions for and wins a role on Broadway. Everyone experiences some successes and some failures, but which has the greater effect on a life? Some people bounce back from failure, some don't. Some people are so successful it seems like they've never experienced failure and vice versa. How humans respond to success and failure is the question put forth by the 2018 Great American Think-Off:
Dec. 25 • Assisted Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office with burglary alarm. Dec. 26 • Assisted Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office with a domestic assault. • Responded to Perham residence for verbal disturbance; all okay. • Perham resident reported vehicle stolen. • Received report of a trespass violation. • Perham resident reported suspicious activity; all okay. • Assisted Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office with possible fire. Dec. 27
After my letter to the editor a good and respected friend of mine called me and we discussed our views on Perham. She pointed out to me that my letter should have ended with a solution on the old school and to her surprise I said it did. I also shared my true feeling on the direction where Perham is headed and it was bleak. I told her Perham is dying.
25 years ago • Middle School proposal date up for grabs': board contemplates October election: It was only a couple of months ago it seemed an inevitability that the school would propose a bond issue this coming March for a new middle school for the Perham-Dent School District.