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Betsy Nelson to discuss 'Tasting Minnesota' at second Book Ends event
Winter reading program begins Jan. 2
Entertainment briefs - Dec. 1 edition
'Book as Art'
Wadena Christmas Festival is Saturday
Christmas Rum Cake
Birth announcements - Dec. 1 edition
Life expectancy for person with advanced dementia hard to predict
Clergy View: What a difference a day can make
Area students win Northern Co-op Foundation scholarships
Your letters - Dec. 1 edition
What's the difference between careless and reckless driving?
Good news in the battle of the bulge
Veterans retired pay can be used in divorce, separation
Veeder: Feeding cows memorable in so many ways
Cougar pair spotted fighting in northern Minnesota
Deer harvest could reach 185,000
Minnesota deer facts
Outdoor briefs - Sept. 15
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
Landlord in custody after shooting tenant east of Perham
One person is in custody after an early morning shooting east of Perham Friday. Otter Tail County officials say they received a call of a shooting at a rural address east of Perham around 7 a.m., the female caller reported her boyfriend was shot by their landlord after a verbal...
September 4, 2015 - 12:51pm
June 16, 2015
Karvonen's passes to fourth generation
It was a transaction almost 90 years in the making - Karvonen's, the furniture store on Main Street in Perham, has been purchased by Aaron Karvonen...
June 16, 2015 - 12:08am
May 13, 2015
Perham-Dent School bond referendum fails
The Perham-Dent School District's first attempt to pass a bond referendum failed on May 12. Voters were asked to vote "Yes" or "No" on whether the district should be able to borrow $58.3 million to complete building projects including: a new high school for grades 9-12,...
May 13, 2015 - 10:13am
April 23, 2015
Rolling out the barrel: Perham grad finds career in beer
Kegs, growlers, pints, hops, hoppy, lager, pale ale, nut brown ale, cream ale, amber ale, yeasty, tap room… In the life of Patrick Sundburg,...
April 23, 2015 - 4:37pm
March 19, 2015
Perham man injured in Highway 10 crash
PERHAM, Minn. – A Perham man was hurt in a crash here overnight when he ran off the road after falling asleep at the wheel. Minnesota Highway Patrol officials said Jeffrey D. Fritz, 28, was headed east on Highway 10 near Mile Marker 70 shortly before 12:17 a.m. when he fell...
March 19, 2015 - 11:06am
March 12, 2015
Ice heaves causing damage on Otter Tail County lakes
OTTERTAIL, Minn. -- Ice is a normal part of winter along Minnesota’s lakes. However, this year, some property owners on Otter Tail County lakes...
March 12, 2015 - 9:00am
February 26, 2015
Shooting incident between father and son investigated in rural Perham
A Perham man suffered small cuts to his face, and his father is in jail, following a shooting incident in rural Perham on Wednesday. The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office has reported that Jeffrey Schultes, 53, of rural Perham, fired a .22 caliber rifle at his son, Jesse Schultes,...
February 26, 2015 - 1:04pm
March 15, 2013
No charges in fatal Perham accident
The driver of the pickup truck that struck and killed a man in downtown Perham in December will not be facing criminal charges. Perham Police Chief Jason Hoaby said Monday that no criminal negligence was found during an investigation of the accident, and the case will be closing....
March 15, 2013 - 1:13pm
Perham Northwoods incident draws national attention
The two Muslim exchange students who were recently asked to leave a program at Northwoods Assembly of God Church will be meeting with the pastor...
March 15, 2013 - 1:08pm
March 7, 2013
26 charges in Perham horse neglect case
Bruce and Allison Breun of Frazee appeared in Otter Tail County District Court on Monday to face 26 separate charges related to the abuse and neglect of 11 horses rescued from a farm north of Perham in November. The two individuals will each be assigned to court-appointed attorneys...
March 7, 2013 - 3:28pm