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Community meetings set to discuss future of the HUB
Rep. Erin Murphy in New York Mills to learn about child care cooperative
School board has construction site walk through
Minn. health insurance program breaks previous record for signups
The power of positive thinking
Morris named finalist for NHSACA Coach of the Year
Take 5: Keys to the NFC Championship game
Yellowjackets second at Melrose/Sauk Centre
Perham gymnasts set new mark against Park Rapids Area
DeBoer's 24 sparks Yellowjackets in home win
Dollena "Dolly" Nundahl
Amos Otto Marckel
Michael John Grismer
Colton Norbert Benke
On the night you were born the moon smiled with such wonder that the stars peeked in to see you and the night wind whispered. "Life will never be same." Because there had never been anyone like you ever in the world. So enchanted with you were the wind
Oscar James Buchanan
Congratulations to Kenny Richter on his retirement! Kenny is retiring December 31, 2017 as a Combination Technician with Arvig Enterprises, Inc. in Perham. Kenny has been with the Company for over 40 years
Lyla Faye Haman
VIDEO: Brothers re-open Perham tire business
Nominations being taken for 2018 Chamber Choice Awards
Perham Living makes U.S. News & World Report's list of Best Nursing Homes for 2017-18
Nelson named General Manager of the year
Dr. Brooke Hamann serving on the Minnesota state emergency response team
Dent Fiesta to raise money for local projects
Rock-A-Booster 4H Club Wins Award
Miss Perham and Miss Heart of the Lakes Pageant, Jan. 13
Hey, baby: Perham Health’s first baby of the New Year is born
Otter Tail County 150th anniversary set for 2018
LETTER: No more taxpayer money to group without full disclosure
Once again, I'm drinking the purple Kool-aid
Cold weather tips for stalled or stuck vehicles
If you’re using Facebook to find your news, you’re going to be seeing less of us
What is the correct following distance?
Great American Think-Off question fleshes out life's biggest lessons
Perham area calendar
A whole 'slew' of fun: Slew Foot Family Christmas Concert to hit Perham
Free Matinees in Perham are a tradition that goes back decades
Christmas bake sale and concert to be held in Vergas Dec. 3
'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
January 9, 2018
Outside the box: Perham eighth graders learn teamwork and survival skills in the great outdoors
Plopped down in the Superior National Forest, map (the foldable kind) and compass (old-fashioned type) in hand and told to get from where you’re...
January 9, 2018 - 10:39am
December 1, 2014
Meet your teacher: Mark Rice
This is the eleventh in a series of stories introducing new teachers who have joined the Perham-Dent School District. Mark Rice is...
December 1, 2014 - 8:00am
November 28, 2014
New task force holds first meeting: Band program growing, audit reveals no issues
The November meeting of the Perham-Dent School Board was a busy one, with members hearing updates on a new task force and the band program, reviewing the district’s annual audit report and approving two school-based trips. High school repurposing task force meets
November 28, 2014 - 11:52am
November 24, 2014
Meet your teacher: Nicole Mattfeld
This is the tenth in a series of stories introducing new teachers who have joined the Perham-Dent School District. Nicole Mattfeld...
November 24, 2014 - 9:27am
November 10, 2014
Meet your teacher: Nikki Schneeberger
This is the eighth in a series of stories introducing new teachers who have joined the Perham-Dent School District. Nikki Schneeberger...
November 10, 2014 - 8:00am
November 6, 2014
Lockdown at Perham High School resolved
Perham High School was put under lockdown earlier today as a precautionary measure. Perham-Dent School District Superintendent Mitch Anderson said the high school was put under lockdown between 9 and 9:15 a.m., for about 30 minutes. A representative from the Otter Tail County...
November 6, 2014 - 3:42pm
August 20, 2014
Minnesota students again score top marks on ACTs
ST. PAUL -- High school students’ ACT scores are flat this year, but Minnesota continues to lead the nation for states in which the majority of students take the college readiness exam. Minnesota’s average ACT composite score dipped one-tenth of a percentage point...
August 20, 2014 - 9:51am
July 22, 2014
Minnesota 5th, ND 6th in Kids Count ratings of child well-being
FARGO – North Dakota and Minnesota rank high in a national study of child well-being released today. Minnesota ranked fifth and North Dakota sixth overall in the 25th annual Kids Count study released by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Statistics from 16 areas tied to economics,...
July 22, 2014 - 11:41am
June 13, 2014
Lost and found: PHS grad's class ring returned after 61 years
It was a call that came out of nowhere, but it is not one Burke Schultz is likely to forget any time soon. “They asked me, ‘Did you happen...
June 13, 2014 - 2:33pm
June 6, 2014
Grant will enhance mental health services in schools
Lakeland Mental Health Center has been awarded a grant by the Minnesota Department of Human Services to expand children’s access to mental health services at area schools. The center was awarded a five-year grant for $950,000.
June 6, 2014 - 3:39pm
Signs of Summer
A group of kids were out selling lemonade in a southwest neighborhood in Perham on Tuesday. They are, left to right: Jayden Marsh, Miley Guck,...
June 6, 2014 - 11:43am
May 29, 2014
Laughter and sincerity mark 2014 commencement ceremony
Sunday’s ceremony started with a ‘selfie’ as Perham High School sent off the graduating class of 2014. Student speakers who led the...
May 29, 2014 - 12:22pm
May 22, 2014
Students win truck-naming contest with ‘Trash Talker’
Steve’s Sanitation recently held a truck-naming contest among area sixth grade students. The company names all of its trucks, such as General...
May 22, 2014 - 1:00pm
May 7, 2014
Minn. kindergartner brings gun to school, all students safe
BENSON, Minn. — A kindergarten student brought a gun to a Benson elementary school Tuesday morning. In a news release, Swift County Sheriff John Holtz said the sheriff’s office, Benson Police and Northside Elementary officials were notified of the situation just after 8 a.m....
May 7, 2014 - 9:52am
May 2, 2014
HOTL to get new playground next year
After eight years of planning and fundraising, a new playground is in sight for Heart of the Lakes Elementary School. Perham-Dent School Board members voted to allow the process of planning for the playground and ordering the equipment to move ahead in anticipation of next school...
May 2, 2014 - 12:11pm