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Phelps Mill fish passage options will be studied
Stafki awarded the Seagate Excellence In Science Mentoring Award
Perham Speech Team sends two to state
Pelican Rapids man sentenced
Otter Tail Sheriff's Report - April 19 edition
Full house for annual decoy gathering
Bear hunt applications available; May 4 deadline
Perham tennis drops opener to Moorhead
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Perham students sign National Letter of Intent
Dalton James McFadzen
Denise Renee McFadzen
Gerard Michael Wasche
Denise Renee McFadzen
Maddison Caroline Hendershot
Josiah Alvin Barnes
Alfred G. Kempf
Arvig set to hire 160 in IT, sales and construction this year
Grounds for firing...up a celebration: Gathering Grounds in Perham marks 20th Anniversary
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Record home sales at record prices a highlight of sales study
AARP providing tax help in Perham and beyond
Looking Back - April 19 edition
A historic journey: Saved Henning Trinity Building on its way onto National Register of Historic Places
Perham area leaders pick up Chamber awards
'Magic' a growing game in and around Perham
Looking Back - April 12 edition
Ask A Trooper: How do troopers help people with opioid addiction?
I had a strange dream
Ask A Trooper: What is the length limit for loads off the rear of a pick-up?
Ask A Trooper: What are the 'right on red' rules?
GE washing machine gives up the ghost
Bingo, BBQ and storytelling spectacle at two NYM locations
Minnesota poets to read at Wadena County Historical Society April 19
Perham to be center of 'Magic' Saturday
The Ultimate Tribute Show benefitting arts center to feature hits from the 50s and 60s
Cultural Center hosts Monkey Mind Pirates by Z Puppets Rosenschnoz
'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
Rural Perham murder: Pipe wrench reportedly used in brutal killing of mother, son
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