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'No one I trust more' than Lt. Gov. Smith in U.S.Senate, Dayton says
Blowback over proposed wind turbine near Pelican Lake
No need for Obamacare?: Farmers can now get group insurance through their co-ops
'Christmas miracle at the mall': Free sleigh rides in DL interrupted by spooked horse, no injuries result
Crime & accidents
Yellowjackets earn conference win over Hornets
Laker wrestlers impressive in win over Bemidji
Laker basketball teams split at TRF
Hallisey scores twice in Mid-State victory over Panthers
Lakers grab first place in the Mid-State
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Gov. Dayton proclaims 'Acts of Kindness Week' statewide
friends & neighbors
Jobs aplenty: Becker County's unemployment rate is lowest it's been in decades
Fuel cost down 2.6 cents last week
Essentia Health Oak Crossing Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes is one of the best in the nation
Sanford Health acquires stake in German hospital system
Under construction: A number of local businesses are undergoing improvements in the area
'Rock & Roll Christmas' returns to DL's Holmes Theatre on Dec. 14
Dallas Holm to perform at The Refuge in DL this Sunday
'Winter Harvest' is in: New commemorative book on ice harvesting to be launched Saturday at BC Museum
'A date which will live in infamy': Remembering the attack on Pearl Harbor
'New Standards' for holiday tradition: Show coming to Holmes Theatre this Friday breaks the seasonal mold
Tom & Bertha
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Sarah Ruth (Benson) Cheshire
Rosalynn "Rose" Bekkerus
Beatrice M. Mertens
Thomas Anthony "Tom" Kubat
John Reed King
Updated: Winona LaDuke column: With Franken, Dems threw out baby with the bathwater
Making the most of Minnesota apprenticeships
Letter: It is what it is--Trump won the election
Lynn Hummel column: Mind your own business
Guest Editorial: Here's how to beat the holiday blues
Blane Klemek column: Classic or modern, snowshoes are lots of fun
Brad Laabs column:Changes coming for northern pike fishing
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in northern Minnesota forest
Wild turkeys present hunting challenge
The smart move now is: Stay off the ice!
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
pine to palm
Israelson qualifies for U.S. Amateur
Defending champ to skip Pine to Palm for pro pursuits
Pine to Palm: Thursday Spotlight
83rd Pine to Palm
Welle returning to defend Pine to Palm championship
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December 10, 2017
Letter: It is what it is--Trump won the election
What does "Take another look at Trump" suppose to mean? I voted for Trump without a second thought and am happy every time he speaks. He makes me feel like someone is in charge. He stands up for and loves this country. Since the election, I have had to tolerate my crazy brother-in-law...
December 10, 2017 - 9:00am
November 28, 2017
Candidates sought for Perham pageant titles
The Perham Pageant Committee is seeking candidates for the titles of Miss Perham, Miss Heart of the Lakes and Miss Heart of the Lakes Outstanding Teen. The pageant will be held Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, at 6 p.m. at the Perham High School Auditorium. The young women crowned Miss Perham...
November 28, 2017 - 5:30pm
November 24, 2017
Perham's Calvary Lutheran to host Christmas Bake Shoppe Dec. 2
Calvary Lutheran Church of Perham will host its annual Old-Fashioned Christmas Bake Shoppe on Saturday, Dec. 2 from 9-11 a.m. It's not too early...
November 24, 2017 - 9:00am
November 23, 2017
Willing and able: Adults with disabilities find pride, friendship through job partnerships in Perham
Just before 9 a.m. last Thursday, the crew of that day's Vic's Popcorn packaging line arrived for its shift at Shearer's Snacks, ready and raring...
November 23, 2017 - 5:00pm
Sportsman's Club Chili Feed raises $70K
More than 700 people attended the Perham Sportsman's Club's 10th Annual Chili Feed, held at The Cactus on Oct. 26. In a press release to the...
November 23, 2017 - 8:00am
November 12, 2017
Liquor sales bolster DL, Perham, Wadena
Detroit Lakes, Perham and Wadena all did well with their city-owned liquor stores last year. The Detroit Lakes liquor store had sales last year...
November 12, 2017 - 1:00pm
October 4, 2017
Perham woman sentenced for felony theft
Anessa Marie Oldfield, 21, of Perham, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony theft. According to court records, on Sept. 17, 2016, she and another woman were shopping at the Detroit Lakes Walmart and allegedly filled a new tote and backpack with items, then...
October 4, 2017 - 9:47am
September 16, 2017
From Brew to Brygge: Detroit Lakes restaurant owners split from partnership with The Brew in Perham
It's been about a month and some change since Detroit Lakes' Brew location saw a name change and rebranding, now called The Brygge--and everyone...
September 16, 2017 - 8:00am
September 12, 2017
Now seems like a good time to start that bucket list
The Detroit Lakes Tribune ran an article Wednesday on a guy known for being a remarkable man in Perham - Tom Gould, owner of T.A. Gould Jewelry. The article told of Gould's medical diagnoses of normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH), a condition that causes a buildup of fluid in the...
September 12, 2017 - 8:43am
September 7, 2017
A heart of Gould: Perham jeweler selling business, checking items off bucket list after NPH diagnosis
Tom Gould buzzes around T.A. Gould Jewelry in Perham talking a million miles a minute. There are customers going in and out, the phones ring...
September 7, 2017 - 8:30am
September 6, 2017
This argument against Tobacco 21 should go up in smoke
There is so much back and forth over whether or not the smoking age should be raised to 21, as city councils in Detroit Lakes, Frazee and Perham contemplate the move. There are some legitimate arguments on both sides, but it does get a little tiring to hear people argue that, "If...
September 6, 2017 - 4:29pm
Tonic Sol-Fa coming to Perham on Friday; several other music performances set for area this weekend
The Emmy-award winning a capella group, Tonic Sol-Fa, will be performing a concert this Friday, Sept. 8, at 7 p.m. in the Perham High School...
September 6, 2017 - 2:42pm
August 30, 2017
Mann Financial fundraiser raises, donates $15,000
The team at Mann Financial hosted their third annual golf fundraiser at the Perham Lakeside Golf Course, and $15,000 was donated to area charities....
August 30, 2017 - 2:08pm
August 20, 2017
Local author to speak about latest work Aug. 23 at Perham library
Local author Lina Belar will talk about her new book, "Rural Score," at the Perham Area Public Library this Wednesday, Aug. 23 at 7 p.m. Belar has resided in Perham since 1984 and for several decades served the community in a number of volunteer capacities including the public library....
August 20, 2017 - 8:00am
August 16, 2017
Perham's 47th Pioneer Festival set Aug. 19-20
For 47 years, Perham has had a festival celebrating the pioneering heritage of the area. Known as Pioneer Fest, this year's event is slated for Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 19-20, at Perham's Pioneer Village.
August 16, 2017 - 3:43pm