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On The Street
June 26, 2012
Speaker in Perham to talk about DNA and genealogy
This summer, the Friends of the History Museum of East Otter Tail County is hosting several workshops and lectures about family history and cultural heritage. On Sunday, July 1 at 3 p.m., Pastor Phil Holtan will present "DNA Research as a Tool for Genealogy". Holtan will present...
June 26, 2012 - 9:15am
Lakes Area Cooperative to merge
Lakes Area Cooperative and Crop Production Services Incorporated will merge to form a new company effective Jan.
December 26, 2010 - 2:29pm
November 9, 2010
Perham man drowns
A 59-year-old Perham man is believed to have drowned northwest of Perham. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office responded to a call at 4:06 p.m. Sunday of a person in the water at 45678 Devils Lake Road. First responders located the person, identified as Lloyd William Sanders,...
November 9, 2010 - 1:59pm
October 23, 2010
9-year-old Perham boy waits for transplant
October 23, 2010 - 3:37pm
September 9, 2010
Perham man dies in Itasca County crash
A Perham, Minn., man was killed Tuesday when his pickup was broadsided by a semi in Minnesota's Itasca County. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, William Doll, 64, was driving east on Itasca County Road 4 when he failed to yield to a northbound semi. Douglas Scheper, 44, of...
September 9, 2010 - 3:04pm
August 26, 2010
$5,000 reward for Perham gun theft info
Special Agent in Charge Bernard J. Zapor of the St. Paul Field Division, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), recently announced that ATF is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible...
August 26, 2010 - 2:58pm
July 9, 2010
Evansville man, 9-year-old girl die in crash
A 32-year-old Evansville man was one of two victims killed in a crash with a semitrailer near Perham on Monday. Joshua W. Lawson of Evansville, the driver of a Chevrolet Impala, died, along with his front-seat passenger, 9-year-old Kara Westhoff of Troy, Missouri. The crash happened...
July 9, 2010 - 12:00am
July 6, 2010
Evansville man, 9-year-old passenger killed in crash near Perham
A 32-year-old Evansville man was one of two victims killed in a crash with a semitrailer near Perham on Monday. Joshua W. Lawson of Evansville, the driver of a Chevrolet Impala, was killed, along with his front-seat passenger, 9-year-old Kara Westhoff of Troy, Missouri. The crash...
July 6, 2010 - 3:30pm
June 8, 2010
Two hurt when boats collide near Perham
Two men were injured Saturday when their boat was rear-ended by another boat on Big Pine Lake near Perham, Minn. A boat driven by Donald Piehl, 69, of Brooklyn Park, Minn., was going about 20 mph when it hit the back end of a trolling boat driven by Dennis Voigt, 61, of Perham, according...
June 8, 2010 - 12:09pm
April 2, 2010
Fires rage on Highway 10 in Perham, New York Mills area
PERHAM, Minn. - Minnesota Highway 10 turned into a corridor of smoke and flame Thursday as firefighters battled a half-dozen fires between Perham...
April 2, 2010 - 11:59am
March 31, 2010
Suspect arrested for making threats against Alexandria police
A 19-year-old Perham man was arrested Tuesday after making threats against law enforcement officials in Alexandria. The Alexandria Police Department...
March 31, 2010 - 9:37am
March 20, 2010
Perham incinerator facility wins $5 million
An 11th hour call from the governor's office resulted in a pot of gold for Perham - just in time for St. Patrick's Day. "I don't know if it is freshman luck...or the luck of the Irish," laughed State House Rep. Mark Murdock, the freshman Republican legislator from Perham-who happens...
March 20, 2010 - 11:30am
February 9, 2010
Families in Perham, Battle Lake adopt children from Haiti
Of the thousands of stories of heroism, charity and humanity surfacing after the Haiti earthquake, three of them trace all the way back to East...
February 9, 2010 - 11:05am
February 2, 2010
Tea Party movement brings big crowd to Perham
A grassroots effort calling for less government spending and limited government involvement in Americans' lives came to Perham last Friday. An estimated 350 braved the icy roads and filed into the Perham Area Community Center for a Tea Party hosted by Heart of the Land Conservatives. Sue...
February 2, 2010 - 11:04am
January 28, 2010
Wadena officer injured in scrap with suspect over allegedly stolen scrap metal
A Perham man is accused of striking a Wadena police officer while resisting arrest and causing an injury to the officer's wrist. On Jan. 18, Officer Nick Grabe investigated the possible theft of 20 aluminum wheel rims. The owner of a salvage yard in Wadena reported the possible theft...
January 28, 2010 - 12:17pm