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Perham chosen one of America's best small towns to visit
Looking for a little loot? You might find it at Arvig Park
Motorcyclist suffers broken leg near Mills
Load shaken but not spilled after leaving Highway 78
Sheriff office issues phone scam alert
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.
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
Mural dedicated at Turtle Park
Area students named to Dean's list at UM Crookston
Area students make Dean's list at UMD
Area students make dean's list at NDSU
Looking Back - June 14 Edition
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
Ask A Trooper: Does a trailer pulled behind a motorcycle need to be registered?
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
Perham-Dent School District
January 17, 2018
PACC adds to list of improvements for 2018
The 29-year-old Perham Area Community Center is a 66,000 square-foot recreational facility in the city thats focus is to provide wellness opportunities...
January 17, 2018 - 8:32am
May 18, 2017
Local contractors will install school irrigation systems
Two local contractors have been awarded contracts related to construction projects at Perham public schools. At a short meeting following the groundbreaking ceremony for the future Perham High School last Wednesday, Perham-Dent School Board members approved bids for irrigation work...
May 18, 2017 - 4:40pm
May 11, 2017
Ushering in ‘a new era in education’: Ground is officially broken on the new Perham High School
It was a historic moment in Perham yesterday as shovels hit the dirt at the site of the future Perham High School. It’s been 100 years since...
May 11, 2017 - 3:03pm
May 10, 2017
PHS groundbreaking is today at 4 p.m.
After a year of designing and planning, the Perham-Dent School District has reached a historic moment. The district will host a groundbreaking...
May 10, 2017 - 9:59am
March 9, 2017
Move into new Perham elementary school complete
The move into the recently completed addition at the Heart of the Lakes Elementary school is done and students were in awe of their new classrooms,...
March 9, 2017 - 7:30am
March 8, 2017
House considers cuts to maintenance budget for schools: Perham school board may have to reprioritize maintenance projects
As the state legislature looks at possible cuts to Long Term Facility Maintenance budget, the Perham-Dent School Board considered its options to pay for such projects at its meeting Monday night. District Superintendent Mitch Anderson shared with board members an email alert he received...
March 8, 2017 - 9:49pm
February 15, 2017
Perham-Dent School District awards high school construction contract
Following a tour of the nearly completed Heart of the Lakes Elementary School on Wednesday afternoon, the Perham-Dent School board awarded the...
February 15, 2017 - 7:07pm
January 16, 2017
Residents asked to help decide improvements to PACC; Short survey has been distributed
The Perham Area Community Center has created a user survey to determine what residents want from the facility. In light of the Perham-Dent School withdrawal from using some spaces at the PACC once the new high school is completed, the board and staff are taking a proactive approach...
January 16, 2017 - 12:36pm
January 5, 2017
New logos set Perham schools apart, but keep them part of the ‘hive’
To help people better identify the Perham-Dent School District, new logos were created and unveiled to school board members during the regular...
January 5, 2017 - 5:25pm
November 3, 2016
Perham-Dent School Board incumbent Cyndy Huber believes education valuable aspect of a person's life
Residence: Perham Age/Occupation: I am a 1985 graduate of Perham High School and I am the Chief Financial Officer of United Community Bank where...
November 3, 2016 - 4:04pm
Incumbent Sue Von Ruden is passionate about education at Perham-Dent Schools
Residence: Rural Perham Age/Occupation: I am 53 years old. I am the Community Relations Director at Perham Health. I have been with Perham Health...
November 3, 2016 - 4:01pm
Mike Wasche wants to be part of decision-making process on Perham-Dent School Board
Five candidates, two incumbents and three newcomers, are seeking three open Perham-Dent School Board seats. Here are their views on issues facing...
November 3, 2016 - 3:56pm
Aaron Kalina has children who will be coming into the Perham-Dent School District
Residence: Paul Lake, Perham Age/Occupation: 33, General Counsel for KLN Family Brands Family information (wife/children): Jamie and kids, Harper...
November 3, 2016 - 3:55pm
Myron Roe is one of the three newcomers running for a Perham-Dent School Board seat
Residence:Perham Age/Occupation: 58/ Financial Advisor Family information (husband/wife/children):My wife is Sally; we have three children, Maya,...
November 3, 2016 - 3:48pm
October 28, 2016
Perham-Dent School district requests no clown costumes
In a letter sent to parents in mid-September, Perham-Dent School District officials cautioned parents against children wearing clown costumes or other identity-hiding clothing or masks at school. The school district's policy prohibits students from hiding their identity through paint,...
October 28, 2016 - 1:00pm