Skip to main content
Man found dead in rural Motley home fire
Arctic Apples will test appetite for genetically modified produce
Students make 1st quarter honor roll at WDC
Police Scanner-Jan.12 Edition
Man shot by Hibbing, Minn., police officers
Thursday Scorecard 1/12
Saturday Scorecard 1/14
Friday Scorecard 1/13
Scoreless tie was first in 29-year history for Wolverines
Four WDC wrestlers tied with 10 mat wins
Steven M. Hoyhtya
Terry Lynn Peterson
Mildred Irene Hessling
Over 100 attend NJPA's workforce conference
Tri-County Auxiliary raises record amount at annual holiday auction
Three new providers have joined Tri-County Health Care
Wadena Insurance opens in downtown Wadena
Tri-County Health Care recognized as CALS hospital
Acts of Solace Project seeking performers in Wadena
Author Lois Greiman visiting Wadena Saturday
'Hidden Figures' an Oscar-worthy film
Giving Tree program garners over $2,000
Folk Landscapes presented by Lakes Area Music Festival
Harrison makes Dean's List at South Dakota State University
Birth announcements - Jan. 5 edition
Clergy view: Will you be ready?
Black Bean Breakfast Bowl
Birth announcements - Dec. 29 edition
Minding Our Elders: Restructuring life after caregiving ends
President signs Walz-led measure to honor guard-reserve retirees into law
Minding Our Elders: Recognizing elder's life legacy strategy to cope with loved one's decline
Salonen: Silver anniversary hopes dashed --EMDASH-- sort of
Veeder: Diary of a Christmas blizzard
Shout-out for Pout: New Minnesota state eelpout record is on the books
Chronic Wasting Disease found in two farm-raised deer
Cougar pair spotted fighting in northern Minnesota
Deer harvest could reach 185,000
February 20, 2012
Mursu opens Lakeview Trust & Estate Law in Ottertail
Attorney AmyAnn Werner Mursu has opened Lakeview Trust & Estate Law, PLLC in Ottertail, to serve the community's estate planning and probate needs. After practicing in the estate department of large firms for the last 10 years, Mursu decided to move her practice to the lakes area...
February 20, 2012 - 3:13pm
January 28, 2012
Free income tax assistance offered
Free Income Tax assistance is again available for low to moderate income and senior citizen taxpayers. File federal and state returns and also file for Rent and real estate tax refunds. E-file service is available at all sites. Tax aide sites are at: Otter Tail-Wadena CAC, New...
January 28, 2012 - 3:12pm
January 13, 2012
Death Notice: Betty Bowers
Betty Bowers, 86, of Perham, passed away Jan. 5, 2012, at her home, St. James Manor, Perham. Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 14, at St. Henry's Catholic Church in Perham. Visitation will be one hour prior to Mass at church. Arrangements are with the Karvonen...
January 13, 2012 - 1:30pm
December 31, 2011
Birth: Dec. 21
Heidi and Ryan Reuter of Perham, girl, Halle Noelle Reuter, 7 pounds, 11 ounces and 20 inches long, Tri-County Health Care in Wadena.
December 31, 2011 - 2:21pm
New Perham hospital will open Jan. 9
After breaking ground over two years ago, the new Perham Health will see its first patients on Monday, Jan. 9. Located at 1000 Coney Street West,...
December 31, 2011 - 12:32pm
December 18, 2011
WDC too generous at free throw line
The Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines had far too much Christmas spirit at the free throw line Tuesday night to suit Keith Ferris. The head man of the WDC girls' basketball squad saw his team commit 26 fouls in their 67-58 Mid-State Conference loss to Detroit Lakes. The Lakers cashed...
December 18, 2011 - 3:24pm
Open house and exhibit opening set at ITOW Museum
Open house and exhibit opening set at ITOW Museum The ITOW Veterans Museum in Perham will host a Christmas Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 20, from 2-7 p.m. A key feature of the afternoon will be a gallery reception for the newest temporary exhibit, Brass Rubbings of the Middle Ages....
December 18, 2011 - 10:44am
December 12, 2011
Perham Health to open doors of $38 million hospital, clinic Jan. 9; Tours set for Dec. 11
Perham Health will begin serving patients in its newly constructed hospital and clinic facility on Monday, Jan. 9. Construction on the 120,000 square foot facility began in November 2009. "The new hospital allows us to serve patients in a facility that promotes patient and family-centered...
December 12, 2011 - 2:16pm
December 9, 2011
Yellowjackets sting Wolverines 64-12
The Perham Yellowjackets won 12 of 14 weight classes Tuesday in a 64-12 rout of Wadena-Deer Creek. WDC's state-ranked wrestlers, Sam Waln and Mitch Steffens, chalked up pin points for the Wolverines. Waln beat the final buzzer by 12 seconds in his 120-pound match with Chase Curtis....
December 9, 2011 - 2:46pm
November 6, 2011
ITOW to be featured on MPR's 'Morning Edition' on Veterans Day
In November 1919, President Wilson proclaimed Nov.
November 6, 2011 - 11:48am
July 10, 2011
Brothers scuffle with police outside Perham bar
Two brothers are facing felony assault charges after allegedly taking down a police officer outside of Suds Bar in Perham on Sunday, June 26. Jeremiah Elwin Ard, 25, of Dent and Joshua Gene Ard, 30, have each been charged in Otter Tail County Court with one count of fourth degree...
July 10, 2011 - 11:10am
July 8, 2011
Summer season brings no relief from Perham-area lake flooding
It's hardly a scene of summer relaxation. The flooding that hit Devils Lake cabins this spring hasn't let up for the summer season - instead, it's gotten worse. A stretch of lake homes along the lake's drive are completely uninhabitable, with flooded yards leaving no points of ...
July 8, 2011 - 11:22am
June 24, 2011
Prairie Lakes Authority to meet June 27 in Perham
The Prairie Lakes Municipal Solid Waste Authority (PLMSWA), a newly formed Joint Powers Board made up of Becker, Otter Tail, Todd, and Wadena Counties, will hold a Public Informational Meeting on Monday, June 27, at 7 p.m. in the City of Perham Council Chambers.
June 24, 2011 - 1:23pm
June 19, 2011
Najjar, All-State Lutheran Choir to perform in Perham
A group of about 40 high school singers who make up the 2011 Minnesota All-State Lutheran Choir will perform Saturday, June 18 at 7:30 p.m. at Calvary Lutheran Church in Perham. David Najjar of Wadena is one of the performers in the group. The concert is free and open to the p...
June 19, 2011 - 6:44pm
May 22, 2011
Crash involving cement truck, ambulance injures four near Perham
A 24-year-old Perham man is in critical condition after a three-vehicle accident Monday morning involving a cement truck and an ambulance. Brian G. Kupferschmid of Perham was the driver of a pickup truck that was broadsided by a cement truck around 8 a.m. Monday morning on U.S.
May 22, 2011 - 4:32pm