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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
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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
March 13, 2018
Perham woman injured in 2-vehicle crash near Frazee
A Perham woman was injured Thursday evening, March 8, in a two-vehicle collision on state Highway 87, the Minnesota State Patrol reported. Anna Teresa Johnson, 34, suffered injuries that were not life-threatening in the crash, which occurred about 4:20 p.m., the Patrol report said....
March 13, 2018 - 4:26pm
January 28, 2018
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 19, 2018
Two-vehicle crash leads to injuries
A two-vehicle crash led to injuries Sunday afternoon. The accident occured on Highway 10 at milepost 55 near Hobart Township at 12:30 p.m. The Kia Sportage was traveling east on highway 10 in the right lane alongside a semi traveling also traveling east in the left lane. The Chevy...
January 19, 2018 - 8:21am
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
June 30, 2017
Two injured in traffic mishap near Dead Lake
The Sheriff's Office reported two injuries in a motorcycle accident at 11:15 a.m. on June 23, along Highway 115 near Dead Lake in central Otter Tail County. "The motorcycle struck a deer and the driver and passenger were both ejected from the cycle," said County Sheriff Administrative...
June 30, 2017 - 6:10pm
May 24, 2017
Vehicle lands in ditch, man injured near Perham
Sheriff deputies reported that a driver lost control of his vehicle which entered a ditch at the intersection of Highway 13 and 500th Street, north of Perham and north of Big Pine Lake. The driver swerved to avoid hitting a deer on May 9. His injuries were minor, according to sheriff...
May 24, 2017 - 4:40pm
October 20, 2015
One person killed in car crash
Battle Lake-One person died in a car-semi truck crash about two miles west of Battle Lake near the Solid Waste Transfer Station on State Highway 210. The driver of the semi, Donald Becker, 64, of Park Rapids, sustained non-life threatening injuries, according to Sgt. Jesse Grabow...
October 20, 2015 - 10:47am
May 30, 2015
Two people hurt in crash near Dent
Dent-Two people are hurt after a crash west of Dent. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Department says 68-year-old Richard Swanson of Dent was heading west on Highway 108 when he stopped for ducks in the road. An SUV driven by 43-year-old Nicole Rydell of Perham then rear ended...
May 30, 2015 - 8:23pm
March 19, 2015
Perham man injured after falling asleep at the wheel
A Perham man was hurt in a crash here overnight when he ran off the road after falling asleep at the wheel. Minnesota Highway Patrol officials said Jeffrey D. Fritz, 28, was headed east on Highway 10 near Mile Marker 70 shortly before 12:17 a.m. when he fell asleep at the wheel. Fritz’s...
March 19, 2015 - 12:18pm
February 18, 2015
UPDATED: Man injured in train-vehicle accident in Perham
The Perham Police Department has released the identity of the man injured Tuesday evening when his car was struck by a train in Perham. Alec...
February 18, 2015 - 2:31pm
June 20, 2014
Vergas man unhurt in one-car accident
A Vergas man escaped injury after his vehicle went off the road and landed in a slough. Joshua David Moltzan, 31, was driving a 1999 Pontiac Bonneville too fast along Leek Lake Drive in Vergas when he lost control of the car around a curve, according to a press release from the...
June 20, 2014 - 12:26pm
April 12, 2010
Train rear-ends vehicle traveling along tracks
A car traveling in between two sets of railroad tracks was struck by a freight train early Saturday, but the driver suffered no apparent injuries. The accident happened at about 4:30 a.m.
April 12, 2010 - 2:49pm