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Perham resident reports credit card ID theft
Empowering Kids creates social skills group for autism, other related disorders
Perham School Board approves school calendar and discusses school safety
Perham students take part in nationwide walkout
Perham City Council: Council approves $71K liquor store sign
Breckenridge repeats with finals victory over Perham
Balanced attack leads Perham in to the 8AA finals
Perham streaks into the section semifinals
Perham moves into the quarterfinals
No. 3 Roseau tops Barnesville to head to girls basketball section championship
Ethel M. Smith
Joshua Matthew Karsnia
Supporting Denny McNamara
We need Denny McNamara
Simple and modern
Perham's 2018 Chamber Choice Award recipients announced
New head brewer in place at Disgruntled Brewing
Taking a crack at retirement: Well known Perham chiropractors hanging it up
Family shares struggles that built Tuffy's, KLN Brands
A walk with grace Perham women lead the charge in helping those with MS
Perham subject of Coffee Klatch at historical society
Tschida graduates from St. Scholastica
14th Annual Big Ole Round-Up "As We Understand Him"
Upcoming blood donation opportunities March 16-31
Editorial: Your personal stories of hardship change lives
Quam column: An open letter to the kids who walked out of school Wednesday
Guest column: Clocks talk to us
Letter: Article on bus drivers interesting
Letter: The more things change, the more they stay the same
Frazee Spring Arts Festival March 15
Art For Lunch program debuts Feb. 1
Entertainment briefs - Jan. 25 edition
FAT Saturday featuring Dueling Pianos
Great American Think-Off question fleshes out life's biggest lessons
'It's just a feeling you can't explain'
Thankful for family
Community cooking: Making pizzas the old-fashioned way
'Last hope': After 16 years of serious health struggles, a new mix of antibiotics could be the answer for Lois Porath
A ‘good guy’ is gone: Rodney Hanson remembered for his kindness, love of local history and many community involvements
crime and courts
February 12, 2018
Detroit Lakes police officer, man both charged after barroom fight
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- Longtime Detroit Lakes Police Sgt. Robert Strand, 40, has been charged with misdemeanor disorderly conduct, brawling...
February 12, 2018 - 9:41pm
February 9, 2018
UPDATE: Hit-and-run leads to death of northwest Minn. man; 1 held for charges
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – Authorities have released two of three people taken into custody in connection with a hit-and-run crash that left a...
February 9, 2018 - 6:02pm
February 8, 2018
Weekly police report - Feb. 8 edition
Jan. 29 • Adult male arrested for 5th Degree Domestic Assault. • Issued verbal warning for speed. • Responded to Perham address for entry door alarm; false alarm. Jan. 30 • Perham resident reported parking issues; vehicles were parked legally. • Responded to Perham residence...
February 8, 2018 - 12:48pm
February 1, 2018
Stolen vehicle reported near New York Mills
A resident near New York Mills reported a stolen vehicle on Jan. 23. According to sheriff deputies, it appears someone close to the suspect forged a signature on the vehicle title during a sales transaction. In Minnesota, law requires that the original owner sign the title certificate...
February 1, 2018 - 2:38pm
Weekly police report - Feb. 1 edition
Jan. 22 • Processed Minnesota Uniform Firearm Application. • Caller reported suspicious activity; unfounded. Jan. 23 • Report of railroad crossing malfunctioning; repair crew has been dispatched. • Responded to Perham merchant for report of theft. • Perham resident reported...
February 1, 2018 - 12:48pm
January 28, 2018
Weekly police report - Jan. 25 edition
Jan. 15 • Responded to Perham address for 911 hangup call; all okay. • Caller reported dog not being properly cared for. Jan. 16 • Perham merchant reported accidental gas drive-off; problems with credit card reader. • Issued verbal warning for speed and obstructed plate. •...
January 28, 2018 - 1:40pm
Fight with brother leads to arrest
A fight between two brothers who were traveling in a vehicle east of Pelican Rapids resulted in the vehicle entering the ditch. Arrested was the driver, 51-year-old Troy Mitchell Dahl, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, who had reportedly pointed a handgun toward Tyler Dahl of Pelican Rapids....
January 28, 2018 - 9:57am
January 22, 2018
Your legal rights: Beware of utility shut-off scams
Minnesota is a state with four seasons. When temperatures spike over 90 or dip below zero degrees, it can be crucial to keep the power on. And...
January 22, 2018 - 2:55pm
January 20, 2018
Rural Dent man arrested following road accident
A rural Dent resident who left the scene of a single-vehicle traffic accident on the south side of Dent, without contacting authorities, was arrested on Jan. 9. Don Eugene Forrett, 38, was arrested by sheriff deputies for failure to report damage to property and failure of reporting...
January 20, 2018 - 12:48pm
Weekly police report - Jan. 18 edition
Jan. 10 • Building manager found party sleeping in laundry room. • Perham business reported financial card transaction fraud. • Adult male arrested on Otter Tail County warrant. • Responded to Perham residence for verbal dispute; parties were separated. Jan. 11 • Caller...
January 20, 2018 - 11:51am
January 13, 2018
Tractors destroyed in rural Pelican Rapids fire
Sheriff deputies reported that five John Deere tractors were destroyed Dec. 31 in a fire on the north side of Prairie Lake, north of Pelican Rapids. The location was close to 450th Street and the time of the fire was 11:41 a.m. "Our office and first responders received a report of...
January 13, 2018 - 10:18am
Weekly police report - Jan. 11 edition
Jan. 1 • Assisted Perham Fire Department with CO alarm. • Caller requested welfare check on Perham resident; all okay. Jan. 2 • Issued parking citation for Blocking Fire Hydrant. • Phone equipment malfunction at Perham business. • Responded to Perham business for alarm;...
January 13, 2018 - 9:31am
January 10, 2018
Circumstances around shooting of woman still unknown in Mahnomen County
MAHNOMEN, Minn. – Law enforcement officials are trying to piece together the circumstances that led to an unidentified woman being dropped...
January 10, 2018 - 7:06pm
3 dead cats leads to torture charges against Minn. man
A 38-year-old Brainerd man faces three felony animal mistreatment and torture charges after allegedly killing a cat named Tig and two other cats...
January 10, 2018 - 11:54am
January 6, 2018
Perham area resident loses $9,000 to scam artist
A Perham area resident was scammed and lost $9,000, thinking there would be a large inheritance. Sheriff deputies on Dec. 29 said they have suspects in mind. Authorities warn residents of Otter Tail County to beware of people who contact you posing as attorneys or banking personnel,...
January 6, 2018 - 11:13am