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At the heart of the matter: Perham businesses asked to 'paint the town red' for Giving Hearts Day
Perham Police Report
Rescuers honored by fire department, sheriff office
‘You will never bring me down’: Central Minnesota escapee confronts third kidnapper at sentencing
Jaxon Bain wins the Prairie Wind Middle School National Geographic GeoBee
Jeziorski commits to Bemidji State University
Perham swimming has strong showings in Park Rapids and Bemidji
EXPLORE: A look at the history of Hockey Day Minnesota
Perham wins battle of HOL rivals
An 82-yard punt from 1961 has finally made its way into the Minnesota high school record books for Perham graduate
Ione Mae Vosberg
Donald Herman Stoering
Robert "Bobby" Jackson
Edward Leo Doll
Happy Birthday Ethan
Maddie Marie Palubicki
Minnesota lawmakers trade ideas, jabs on health care costs
Sanford, Essentia publish procedure prices, but it won't be much help for patients
NDSU works through ag research funding cuts
School store now open in PHS
A Look Back: The 1980s Farm Crisis
Minnesota should do more to protect victims of domestic violence
Why are we paying people not to work?
Phillips: Kindness can bring us to our knees
Bricks and Clicks series message: David can beat Goliath
Letter: Thank you for the Veterans Day program at PHS
Perham Area calendar
Former Moorhead woman competing on new season of 'The Bachelor'
Minnesota family's ties to 'Silent Night' lyricist make performing holiday classic extra special
Perham Area calendar
Fargo store sells winning lottery ticket — $25,000 a year for life
Diagnosed with terminal cancer a year ago, Lisa Flynn is striving to keep fate in her favor, one day at a time
Easing holiday stress for pets
Coming back home to the hive: Yellowjacket alumni find compelling reasons to nest in Perham
November is National Diabetes Month: Perham's Paul Sonnenberg has lost 120 pounds to gain freedom from type 2 diabetes
The land of milk and money: Local dairy farmers cope with chronically low milk prices, uncertain futures
December 15, 2018
Residents weigh in on long-range plans in February
During the first week in February, county residents will provide input on Otter Tail County's Long Range Strategic Plan. County Public Works...
December 15, 2018 - 8:00am
July 22, 2018
Minnesota's prevailing-wage laws deemed 'win-win-win'
ST. PAUL—Are Minnesota's rules setting pay on state-funded public construction projects a boost for skilled labor or a barrier for workers...
July 22, 2018 - 9:57am
May 5, 2018
AgweekTV: Veteran Veterinarian
A longtime Cooperstown, N.D., vet retired a few months ago at age 84 after practicing for nearly 60 years. But livestock, friendship and his...
May 5, 2018 - 8:30am
April 17, 2015
Minnesota adds 7,800 jobs in March
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota employers added 7,800 jobs last month, according to figures released Thursday by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. Education and health care led all sectors with 5,800 new jobs, while trade, transportation and utilities (1,800...
April 17, 2015 - 11:35am
April 15, 2014
Minnesota Gov. Dayton signs minimum wage increase bill into law
ST. Paul, Minn. -- Minnesota’s minimum wage will begin to climb this summer, and could keep climbing every year after that, now that Gov. Mark...
April 15, 2014 - 11:31am
November 14, 2013
Statewide, local property taxes may be headed up
A preliminary report shows local governments plan to increase property taxes next year. Tuesday’s Minnesota Revenue Department report indicates cities expect to raise taxes 2.1 percent, counties 1.5 percent, townships 2.1 percent, schools 2.6 percent and other taxing districts...
November 14, 2013 - 4:25pm
November 12, 2013
WCI named a top community foundation in the state
West Central Initiative (WCI) has been ranked seventh on the Minnesota Council on Foundations’ newly released list of the state’s top 25 community and public foundations. The initiative is also ranked 42nd on the council’s top 50 Minnesota grant-makers by assets. Last year,...
November 12, 2013 - 9:12am
June 20, 2013
Minnesota gas prices drop below national average
DULUTH, Minn. - Minnesota’s brush with record-high gas prices -- among the highest in the U.S. - has ended, with the statewide average price this week dropping below the national average for the first time in weeks. The average price per gallon of regular unleaded self-serve...
June 20, 2013 - 10:51am
December 15, 2010
Unemployment numbers continue to improve
Updated unemployment numbers in Otter Tail County revealed some good news. Unemployment numbers for Otter Tail County continued to improve this fall, dropping .3 percent in the county. More good news for the area is that unlike September, when the declining jobless rate also signified...
December 15, 2010 - 3:00pm
March 18, 2009
Economy worse, but Pawlenty ups spending
Gov. Tim Pawlenty's newest budget plan, released Tuesday, increases education, courts and other spending, despite a worsening economy. And he still opposes raising state taxes, although Democrats say his policies would force nearly $2 billion higher local property taxes. News early...
March 18, 2009 - 1:02pm
March 6, 2009
Area manufacturers feel pinch from economic slump
John Deere, Bobcat, Polaris, Artic Cat, Lund Boats, General Motors, Ford and Chrysler...brand names we all recognize. The economic downturn is affecting each one of those brand name manufacturers to one degree or another--which is, in turn, is having a trickle down affect on the...
March 6, 2009 - 9:00am