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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
November 28, 2017
Perham a poster child for workforce housing needs
PERHAM, Minn.—More than 70 percent of people who work in Perham commute to the picturesque community of 3,000. That's according to a study...
November 28, 2017 - 4:49pm
January 30, 2017
Home prices in region hit record highs
FARGO—People bought and sold homes at record prices in the Fargo-Moorhead-West Fargo area last year, mirroring a trend seen in the Twin...
January 30, 2017 - 8:14am
June 12, 2015
New Perham housing development one step closer
An affordable housing project in Perham is one step closer to becoming reality after Monday’s city council meeting. After a short discussion, the council approved a resolution of support for the Meadows Townhomes project. This follows the May 27 committee of the whole...
June 12, 2015 - 3:11pm
June 4, 2015
Affordable town-home proposed for Perham
Another townhome development could be coming to Perham, based on conversation during the city’s Committee of the Whole meeting held on May 27. Skip Duchesneau, of D.W. Jones Management, Inc., presented his plan for tax credit housing, which would be located in the Clearwater...
June 4, 2015 - 3:19pm
January 30, 2015
KLN preps for next wave of workers
KLN Family Brands will be bringing another group of temporary foreign workers to pick up shifts at its Barrel O’ Fun Snack Foods plant, and this time the workers will be housed in Perham. Last summer, KLN partnered with a program called Global Workforce to bring in a group of...
January 30, 2015 - 2:49pm
November 21, 2014
A ‘victory’ for new development
The developers behind Victory Estates have gotten the final go-ahead from city leaders to move forward with their plans. Perham-based Stoderl Land, LLC aims to bring more affordable housing options to town with its Victory Estates project. Perham has struggled for years to keep...
November 21, 2014 - 2:24pm
October 17, 2014
Another affordable housing development underway in Perham: New 39-lot modular home site in the works
Less than two weeks after approving a plan to build affordable rental units near Barrel O’ Fun, Perham City Councilors have gotten on board with yet another new affordable housing development. This time, plans call not for rental units, but a grouping of new, privately owned...
October 17, 2014 - 11:17am
October 10, 2014
New affordable housing units in the works: Tax abatement makes the project cost-effective
Perham has gotten creative in its effort to bring more affordable housing to town. By using a never-before-tried tax abatement strategy, the city has rolled out the welcome mat for a new rental housing development by Grow Perham, LLC. The development will feature efficiency...
October 10, 2014 - 11:21am
May 16, 2014
County leaders gather to address housing needs
Communities in and near Otter Tail County are pulling together to address housing needs. With housing costs up and incomes down in many parts...
May 16, 2014 - 1:10pm
Grant awarded for Perham housing program
The Greater Minnesota Housing Fund has awarded the Perham Housing and Redevelopment Authority $10,000 to be used for its Employer Assistance Program. The grant funds, which do not need to be repaid, are available at $2,500 per qualified home buyer. The Employer Assistance Program...
May 16, 2014 - 12:44pm
February 14, 2014
Perham, New York Mills awarded grant for regional housing study
The city of Perham, in conjunction with the city of New York Mills, has been awarded a grant to conduct a comprehensive regional housing study. The Minnesota Housing Partnership announced the award last week – a 50/50 matching grant that will cover half the cost of conducting...
February 14, 2014 - 11:42am
November 15, 2013
Free workshop aims to prepare potential homebuyers
Buying a home is a major investment. A homebuyer education program coming to Perham offers the opportunity for potential homebuyers to get informed before they buy. “Home Stretch” is a class offered by a network of trained homebuyer educators throughout the state. This...
November 15, 2013 - 11:38am
September 20, 2013
More rentals coming to Perham
Work has begun on two new rental housing projects in Perham. Construction just started on the latest Grow Perham apartment building, and the...
September 20, 2013 - 11:09am
August 19, 2013
Homelessness growing in rural areas
This summer Hubbard County deputies have been called more than once to evict people living in vehicles in the country, Thursday being the latest. It is symptomatic of a growing homeless problem, say officials at MAHUBE-OTWA. Both a long-term program to help the chronically homeless...
August 19, 2013 - 10:01am
August 14, 2013
Minnesota has rising share of people living in unaffordable housing
Housing is becoming harder for more Minnesotans to afford because of rising costs and falling incomes, increasing the share of people living in homes they cannot afford, according to a new study. “A slow economic recovery and rising rental costs have made housing increasingly...
August 14, 2013 - 11:01am