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Nolan wants Enbridge Sandpiper route moved south
Genealogical society re-elects same officers
Trooper answers your trailer, license questions
West Fargo mother charged in her baby’s death
Missing Minnesota park employee found OK after nine-hour search
No. 8 seed DL upsets top-seeded Blues at Legion tournament
‘No Mercy III’ will follow up on MMA success
‘Shorty Memorial’ is July 28-30 in Frazee
Records on Super Bowl bid show NFL request for snowplowing priority
Kluwe’s quest for justice turns in different direction
In the Zone
Photo of the Day
Host families needed for exchange students; group forming soon
Goeun Park: Little brothers can grow up to be friends
Holly McCamant: Camp counselor has best three weeks at camp ever
STAR competition: LPA students head to national conference
Friends & Neighbors
WE Fest 2014
79th Annual Northwest Water Carnival
Garden-grown delights: Union Central residents enjoying fresh veggies this summer
Kings of the kitchen
Assumption Catholic Church ‘blessed’ with parish center
Minnesota DNR to allow more licenses, set higher harvest level for 2014 wolf hunt
Minnesota scales back deer hunt
Mussels on Green Lake?
Brad Laabs: High water can cause dramatic changes on area lakes
Blane Klemek: Adaptable kestrels probably the most observed raptor
Continental Land Co. of LP hires Monson
MN gas prices take nearly 9-cent drop
Radiologist joins DL’s Essentia-St. Mary’s
Tuning up the business: Oil isn’t the only thing Valvoline is changing
Gasoline experts say ‘shop around’ for dips
Water Carnival hit all high notes
Lynn Hummel: War is hell and never over for many vets
Ventura gets leafy spurge; Roses to BCBS
Letter: Politicians shouldn’t expect Israel to give up land
Letter: Poor decision by county to re-surface Frazee Main St.
It’s no tall tale: Library has scoop on MN folklore
The Shadows will play Friday at Holmes
ChalkFest set Aug. 11
Artist creating painted keepsakes for lakes area residents
Lineup set for Perham’s Pioneer Fest, Aug. 16
A little bit vintage and a lot of country describes the afternoon and evening when Refresh the Fest gets underway at Pioneer Park in Perham on Saturday, Aug. 16. Pioneer Fest runs from 11 a.m. to midnight, under new management by the History, Arts and Cultural Association of East...
entertainment / events
40 min 27 sec ago
July 23, 2014
Perham to host walking tour July 31
Join the Otter Tail County Historical Society and the History and Cultural Association of East Otter Tail County for a tour of downtown Perham on Thursday, July 31, at 6 p.m. The tour begins at NP Park. Unlike most communities its size, Perham retains many of its historic downtown...
July 23, 2014 - 10:30am
July 9, 2014
Pioneer Village group hopes to "Refresh the Fest" Aug. 16
The date is fast approaching for Perham’s 45-year-old Pioneer Festival, set for Saturday, Aug. 16 at the Pioneer Village. Now under new management by the History, Arts and Cultural Association of East Otter Tail County (HACA), the public has unique opportunities to participate...
entertainment / events
July 9, 2014 - 2:53pm
June 26, 2014
Brew, with second location just open in DL, makes plans for brewery in Perham
With just over a year of business under their belts and a second location in Detroit Lakes newly opened, the owners of Brew Ales and Eats in Perham have yet another venture, well, brewing. Though they’re only in the very beginning stages of what could easily be a 6- to 10-month-long...
June 26, 2014 - 3:30pm
June 24, 2014
Perham community prays for toddler with brain tumor
“I felt something was wrong,” said Tasha Licence. “Something was hurting in his head.” The Perham woman’s son, 20-month-old Paxton Brummund, started having odd symptoms around the time of his first birthday. At first, it wasn’t anything completely out of the ordinary...
life / Friends & Neighbors
June 24, 2014 - 1:13pm
June 18, 2014
Turtle Fest events underway in Perham
It’s the ultimate in family fun: kids’ games, a big parade, train rides, a magic show, turtle races and so much more. It’s Turtle Fest. And it’s underway in Perham for its 30th year, continuing through Sunday, June 22. “It’ll be a good time for people,” said...
entertainment / events
June 18, 2014 - 11:04am
June 12, 2014
Up-and-coming singer to offer Perham concert
There is a young musical star rising in Perham, and you’d better catch his performance while you can. Patrick Murphy is one of the featured events during Turtle Fest at the ITOW Veterans Museum in Perham on Thursday, June 19. With incredible talent and support of his family,...
entertainment / music
June 12, 2014 - 12:00pm
June 6, 2014
Perham Museum hosts History Mystery Tour
Kids are invited to search out answers on a fun History Mystery tour this summer. Travel back in time to the origins of East Otter Tail County at the History Museum in Perham, answer a few questions and get a sweet reward. The game is free for kids to play, and admission to...
life / wave
June 6, 2014 - 7:30am
May 29, 2014
Special World War II exhibit coming to ITOW Museum
It may have been weather, or a faulty engine. A U.S. Air Force crew of 10 left England for a bombing run over France during World War II. Crashing after take-off with a full load of bombs, only six returned. One of the survivors was area veteran Art Dobias, who served...
entertainment / events
May 29, 2014 - 12:00pm
May 2, 2014
Perham drops alcohol screening plan for prom after ACLU protest
PERHAM, Minn. – The Perham High School checklist for this Saturday’s prom is back to normal. Beyond tuxes and dresses, corsages, dinner and the Grand March, students had been told they and their guests would have to take a pass by a passive alcohol screening device to get admitted...
May 2, 2014 - 10:30am
Perham airport to host fly-in this summer
It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s... a whole lot of planes! It sounds like Perham will be getting a fly-in and air show this summer, something that hasn’t happened here it years. The event is still in a very early stage of development, but could include various aircraft...
May 2, 2014 - 8:00am
May 1, 2014
Perham company to bring dozens of interns from abroad
PERHAM, Minn. -- KLN Family Brands is partnering with a national education program to bring more than 60 interns from abroad to work and learn at Barrel O'Fun. Since 1985, Communicating for Agriculture Education Programs has arranged for 20,000 interns from 50 countries to travel...
May 1, 2014 - 3:00pm
April 2, 2014
Perham officials fear dangerous results from never-ending rail traffic
Every day, as many as 10 oil trains a day leave North Dakota and six to eight travel through Minnesota. They pass through places like Perham, a town of 3,000 in the heart of lakes country. The town may be small, but it is bustling with activity. On one side of the railroad tracks...
April 2, 2014 - 9:39am
March 20, 2014
Petition seeks suspension of Perham lawyer
ST. PAUL - A petition for disciplinary action seeking the suspension of an attorney practicing in Perham has been filed with the Minnesota Supreme Court. Martin A. Cole, director of the state Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility, filed the petition Monday against attorney...
March 20, 2014 - 10:52pm
February 15, 2014
Laker gymnasts end Perham's 11-year Section championship reign
PERHAM - This time, the Detroit Lakes gymnastics team was not denied. After 11 years of reigning as the Section 8-1A champions, the No. 5 Perham Yellowjackets’ run in that capacity is over, after the No. 4 Detroit Lakes squad piled on 148.425 points to...
sports / Lakers
February 15, 2014 - 7:39pm