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Special meeting vote should cure problem at 'Mas'
Residents fed up with barking dogs in Wadena
Abandoned house burned after property owner starts garage on fire
Mayhem on I-94: Car theft suspect climbs on truck as traffic comes to halt
VFW honors Mehl and Becker with 'Teacher of the Year' awards
Seniors set to lead Raiders into track season
Wolverines have positions open for new fastpitch talent
Wolverines have five state qualifiers back for 2017
Sports briefs - March 23 edition
Tigers hold Pirates at bay in 41-37 subsection tilt
Marjorie Ann Fraki
Assisted living facility construction moving along quickly
Tri-County Health Care offering new acid reflux procedure
Tri-County Health Care earns ACR accreditation
Minnesota Valley Irrigation celebrates 25 years
Wadena Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors present awards
'A Band Called Honalee' to perform timeless music of the '60s
Author Mary Casanova packs 'em in at Book Ends event
Entertainment briefs - March 16 edition
Gallery exhibit honors women's artwork and advocacy
Young country music star to perform in Wadena
Birth announcements - March 16 edition
The seasons of dating and marriage
Area students named to NDSU dean's list
Humbly listen to God and one another
Your letters - March 16 edition
Phillips: 'Neighbors' columnist gets well-deserved kindness
Are colored well lights against the law?
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
Diseases associated with exposure to contaminants in the water supply at Camp Lejeune
Lack of snow means burning restrictions will happen soon
Tulibee dominate catch in Brainerd Jaycees Extravaganza
Annual Menahga Family Fishing Derby is Jan. 21
Shout-out for Pout: New Minnesota state eelpout record is on the books
Chronic Wasting Disease found in two farm-raised deer
March 17, 2012
Megan Ann Ellingworth, 19, Wadena, drugs -- possess/sale of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia, fees $190. Rebecca Ann Shahin, 42, Sebeka, theft -- take/use/transfer movable property with no consent, stay of adjudication, 29 days jail, 2 years probation, fees $975, community...
March 17, 2012 - 12:46pm
March 10, 2012
Yellowjackets cruise past Wolverines
State-ranked Perham warmed up for a second straight berth in the Class 2A state basketball tournament Friday by trouncing Wadena-Deer Creek 60-32 on the Concordia College court in Moorhead. Friday's game was originally slated to be played on the Perham court but both teams benefitted...
March 10, 2012 - 3:09pm
February 25, 2012
Krueger Field grandstand project moving forward
Plans are moving forward to replace the grandstand at Kruger Field in Perham. The committee that has gathered in recent weeks got together again Feb. 10 to receive current information on the "Save the Park" project. Todd Barney of Otter Tail Power took care of the electrical needs...
February 25, 2012 - 2:25pm
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