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Wellness center nears completion
Police Scanner - Aug. 14 edition
County may hire auctioneer for tax forfeited land sale Sept. 6
Niles appointed to city council
Johnson wins four-way GOP governor race
Blazers, Braves fall to Detroit Lakes in Region 14C
Sports can be the straw that stirs the drink
Local foursome claim Slapshot Scramble
golf scores - Aug. 7 edition
Braves stay alive in Region 14C playoffs
Alvin Michael Marsh
MVI keeps crops growing
A new way to fish
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Update on Maslowski Wellness and Research Center
Tri-County Healthcare Foundation awards scholarship
48th annual Corn and Chicken Feed
Entertainment briefs - Aug. 14 edition
"Into the Storm" will leave you breathless
Little Red Caboose variety show back for second Railroad Days
A trip back in time at Old Wadena
Birth announcements - Aug. 7 edition
Tomato Watermelon Salad
Baron's yard named yard of the month
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Area students particpate in SEaM camp
What do the orange speed limit signs mean in construction zones?
New pilot program offers free hotel accommodations for veterans searching for jobs in Minnesota
What are the rules concerning political signs on highways?
Your letters - Aug. 7 edition
Local government matters
Three boys and a dock
Hunters can target Canada geese beginning Aug. 9
May 29, 2012
Ralph Leroy Rodrigues Jr., 31, Motley, Minn., disorderly conduct, local confinement 90 days, 86 days stayed for one year, adult probation, fees $465. Heath Bradley LaCroix, 45, Perham, first degree DWI, committed to Minnesota Correction Facility-St. Cloud 36 months stayed for seven...
May 29, 2012 - 2:42pm
Michael Lauer, 62, of Perham, passed away May 18, at the West Central Community Service Group Home in Perham. A memorial service was held on Thurs., May 24, 2012 at the United Methodist Church in Richville, Minn. Arrangements are provided by the Karvonen & Son Funeral Home in New...
May 29, 2012 - 11:39am
April 16, 2012
Keith Leiran named American Family District 67 Agent of the Month
Agent Keith Leiran has been named District 67 Agent of the Month. He received the honor for outstanding sales of American Family insurance products during the month of March. His offices are located at 307 Jefferson Street, Wadena and 104 Market Drive, Perham.
April 16, 2012 - 11:04am
Writer Debra Marquart to appear in Perham, April 13
Author Debra Marquart will be the featured speaker at the ITOW Veterans Museum on Friday, April 13 beginning at 7 p.m. for a reading and discussion of her works. Debra Marquart, author of "The Horizontal World" is a professor of English at Iowa State University. Her work has received...
April 16, 2012 - 10:47am
April 13, 2012
Death Notice: Truman "Pete" Lauseng
Truman "Pete" Lauseng, 78, of Perham, passed away April 6, 2012 at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Fargo. A gathering of family and friends was held for Pete on Friday, April 13, 2012 at the ITOW Veterans Museum in Perham. Tributes may be posted online at www.karvonenfuneralhome...
April 13, 2012 - 10:54am
April 9, 2012
Luke Alden Uselman, of Fergus Falls, to AnnaMarie Christina Emuriel Lien, of Perham.
April 9, 2012 - 11:52am
Robert Lee Weston, 23, Perham, domestic assault, 90 days jail with 87 days stayed for two years and credit for time served of three days, 2 years probation, community service, fees $1,465 with $700 stayed for two years. A charge of interference with a 911 call was dismissed at sentencing. Donald...
April 9, 2012 - 11:52am
April 2, 2012
Reproductive health services offered
Family Health offers confidential, affordable and nonjudgmental reproductive health services to both men and women. Services include: complete physical exams including screening for breast, cervical and ovarian cancer, pap smear and pelvic exam, sexually transmitted infection testing,...
April 2, 2012 - 9:56am
March 25, 2012
AYA Tournament set June 2 on Little Pine Lake
An Angler-Young Angler (AYA) International Fishing Tournament which will be held June 2 on Little Pine Lake near Perham. The tournament will host up to 50 teams of three anglers, one adult and two young anglers 17 years old or younger. The winning local team will win a Lund boat,...
fishing / sports
March 25, 2012 - 1:55pm
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...
sports / business
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