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Running for safety
Police Scanner - May 18 edition
FFA hosts pie social
Outdoor fee hikes approved by Minn. lawmakers
State still seeking extension on Real ID despite law being passed
Wolverines finish regular season with a road win
Wadena-DC boys sixth at Minnesota True Team Championships
W-DC softball comes to a close
W-DC splits a doubleheader with OTC,Menahga
Wadena-Deer Creek shooters compete in first ever Mid-State Conference meet
Dale Eugene Clarin
Jerry John Fischer
Jane June Edmond
West Central Telephone membership elects two new directors
Redig joins Tri-County Health Care as emergency specialist
Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative holds 77th Annual Meeting
Schoon announced Minnesota FFA Star in AgriBusiness
United Way of Todd and Wadena Counties welcomes new board members
Registration for community events open
Entertainment briefs - May 18 edition
'Made in Minnesota'
Entertainment briefs - May 11 edition
Great American Think-Off finalists announced
Cottrell graduates from Augsburg College
Birth announcements - May 11 edition
Lemon Cheesecake Pancakes
Clergy View: Spring to-do lists
VA National Cemeteries Now Offering Pre-Need Eligibility Determinations
What is a bumper height law and the law about tires that extend out past the fenders?
Your letters - May 11 edition
What are the most common vehicle equipment violations?
What a scam: Veterans Choice phone imposter asking for money
Fly fishing class slated for May 24, 31 and June 7
Time to drop the lines
Sports briefs - April 27 edition
Chalk up a pair for the Grants
Minnesota should see another good turkey hunting season
May 17, 2017
Fastpitch playoff brackets have been announced
The North Sub-Section 6AA fastpitch softball matchups have been announced and begin on Friday, May 19 at 4:30 p.m. Osakis earned the No. 1 seed and will open play with Ottertail Central. Pequot Lakes earned the No. 2 seed and will host Wadena-Deer Creek in Pequot Lakes. Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale...
May 17, 2017 - 12:21pm
Perham girls hoops outlast Verndale in overtime
The Perham Yellowjacket girls basketball team has dubbed their team the cardiac kids for their knack of playing close games that go down to the...
February 17, 2017 - 11:12pm
February 16, 2017
Dent teen missing since late January has been found
The Otter Tail County Sheriff's office says a missing teenager has been found safe. Sixteen-year-old Lucia Garcia was last seen Jan. 27 leaving...
February 16, 2017 - 10:46am
February 8, 2017
Dent teen missing: May be in the Alexandria area
Lucia Garcia, 16, of Dent, was last seen in Perham on Friday, Jan. 27. She was picked up by her boyfriend from school at 12:30 p.m. and he said...
February 8, 2017 - 11:17am
January 13, 2017
Time Race for Tanya: Richville mother of four diagnosed with terminal cancer; benefit planned
Rick Sazama says the news of his wife's illness was "a life-changing shocker." When he first heard that Tanya, his high school sweetheart and...
January 13, 2017 - 10:37am
January 5, 2017
KLN, Shearer's in Perham open on-site primary care clinic for employees
Workers at KLN Family Brands and Shearer's Snacks no longer need to call in sick to get that cough checked out. A new on-site primary care clinic...
January 5, 2017 - 10:21am
January 4, 2017
Perham man faces felony for discharge of firearm
A Perham man faces a felony charge of reckless discharge of a firearm after an incident Saturday afternoon, Dec. 31, at an apartment building...
January 4, 2017 - 10:22am
December 29, 2016
1 person seriously injured in Perham rollover
A rollover crash on Highway 10 west of Perham left one person with serious injuries Wednesday, Dec. 28, the Minnesota State Patrol reported....
December 29, 2016 - 10:20am
December 26, 2016
Rural Perham man injured when fish house fire spreads to nearby homes
PERHAM, Minn.—A rural Perham man was injured Sunday, Dec. 25, when a fish house fire spread to nearby residences. According to a report released by the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office: Perham area fire crews and members of the sheriff's office were called about 6:30 a.m. Sunday...
December 26, 2016 - 4:30pm
December 25, 2016
Overnight blaze engulfs Perham tire store
A tire store fire in Perham late Tuesday, Dec. 14, prompted firefighters from nine additional communities to respond in an attempt to extinguish...
December 25, 2016 - 12:08am
November 5, 2016
Wadena restaurant owners open restaurant in Perham
Wadena restaurant owners Yobani Melchor and Pat Strand have apparently found a perfect recipe for success — requests from Perham residents and serving authentic Mexican food — and will open Los Jalapenos Taqueria in the former Pizza Ranch location in early November. The...
November 5, 2016 - 12:08am
October 23, 2016
Perham man assaulted during argument at Pine Lake resort
A 37-year-old Weslaco, Texas, man faces charges in Otter Tail County District Court for allegedly assaulting a man violently with a mason jar drinking glass. George Matthew Solis was arguing with man at Cabin No.3 at the Pine Beach Resort in Perham around 3 a.m. Sunday, according...
October 23, 2016 - 12:10am
October 3, 2016
'Mystery' Lottery winner from Dent claims $114.577 prize
“I expected to win someday,” said Gerrit Wierbos as he happily claimed a Northstar Cash® jackpot worth $114,577. “Why not? Somebody will...
October 3, 2016 - 2:08pm
March 5, 2016
Perham to receive grants for housing project to relieve shortages
The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development has awarded $1.62 million in Workforce Housing Development Program grants to the cities of Perham and Duluth to develop housing for local employees. DEED Commissioner Katie Clark Sieben said the program is aimed at encouraging...
March 5, 2016 - 12:10am
October 4, 2015
Unable to work, she turned to volunteering
After moving back to Perham from the Twin Cities when she was diagnosed with cancer, Robianne Schultz needed to do something to give back and...
October 4, 2015 - 12:10am