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Veteran's Day Contest: Fifth and sixth grade winners announced
Living History: Issue of fair trial moves Butzin case to Little Falls
Five shot, injured near shooting protest
Property transfers - Nov. 19 edition
Capitol Chatter: Again, property taxes to increase
Tumberg has 10 returners from 2014-2015 squad
Bowling Scores - Nov. 19 edition
Twins beginning to cook up a new team
Pirates counting on team play to carry cage fortunes
Pirates make run at state consolation championship
Bonnie Sue Witt
Judy (Druar) Pangrac
M State opens doors to community
Lakewood Health System receives state breastfeeding-friendly recognition
Perham Health designated as Level 4 Trauma Hospital
Lamplighter Community Theatre performs new twist on holiday classic
Alaska String Band to perform Sunday in Wadena
Win a turkey at annual firemen's bingo fundraiser
'From Sea to Shining Sea' fall concert series is next week
12th annual art show will be Nov. 19-20
Birth announcements - Nov. 12 edition
Sausage Apple Stuffing
Sunnybrook Park a haven for geese
VFW stems from veterans advocating for benefits
Can troopers have facial hair?
Open government? Not even in Minnesota
Your letters - Nov. 12 edition
Are steering wheel knobs illegal?
Trophy bear taken near Deer Creek
Hunters register 68,401 deer during first weekend
Firearm season promises to be more productive
Hunters have multiple ways to register deer
A morning duck hunt with a fellow millionaire
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
March 27, 2011
Gabbard's appearance brings tears, win
Instead of just "One Clap for Zach," there was plenty of clapping when he showed up at Williams Arena. The last time Zach Gabbard was on a basketball...
March 27, 2011 - 1:59pm
Corliss church offering Journey to the Cross
St. John's Lutheran Church of Corliss Township is hosting Journey to the Cross, an Easter learning experience. Children will have the opportunity to walk in Jesus's footsteps during Holy Week. They will smell the aroma of actual anointing perfume from Israel, taste Passover food,...
March 27, 2011 - 1:15pm
March 6, 2011
WDC to present Perham team with Zach Gabbard donations
The Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverine boys' basketball team, the WDC Student Council and others will present the Perham boys' basketball team and coaches...
March 6, 2011 - 3:20pm
EOT Horticulture Day coming up March 16
The East Otter Tail County Horticulture Day will be held Saturday, March 19 in Perham at the Perham High School (note the new location). The cost will be $25, which includes five classroom sessions plus handouts, lunch, vendor shopping, coffee and refreshments. Registration begins...
March 6, 2011 - 1:33am
February 20, 2011
Pictured above are Wolverine boys' basketball players sporting ZG3 orange bracelets -- ZG3 stands for Zach Gabbard and his basketball number...
education / sports
February 20, 2011 - 7:51pm
February 13, 2011
Wadena approves mutual aid agreement with the Perham FD
The Wadena City Council approved a mutual aid agreement with the Perham Fire Department.
February 13, 2011 - 4:20pm
February 6, 2011
Perham High School raises $1,300 for WDC
Perham High School Student Council raised $1,300 by selling "From One School to Another" T-shirts as a tornado benefit. At the Perham versus WDC girls' basketball game on Tuesday night, members of the Perham High School Student Council presented several members Wadena-Deer Creek High...
February 6, 2011 - 4:10pm
January 30, 2011
Birth: Dec. 8
Dec. 8 -- Bethany and Jesse Koljonen of Perham, boy, Spencer Ray Koljonen, 7 pounds, 2 ounces and 19 inches long, Tri-County Health Care in Wadena....
January 30, 2011 - 5:05pm
Fund set up for Perham athlete
A fund has been set up at United Community Bank in honor of Perham High School basketball player Zach Gabbard. Gabbard is a 17-year-old junior on the Yellowjacket boys basketball team who collapsed during a varsity game at D-G-F on Jan. 20. After receiving emergency medical procedures,...
January 30, 2011 - 11:09am
November 20, 2010
Wadena man hurt in farm accident
A 21-year-old Wadena man suffered a severe leg injury Friday after falling into a grinding machine. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office said Perry Gingerich was loading the farm machine with scrap food materials when he lost his footing and fell into the grinding mechanism. The...
November 20, 2010 - 9:33am