Perham News


01/06/2018 05:56 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Solving the mystery of $1 million donor to rural Minn. schools 

"She was the most wonderful person I had in my life." Dorothy Kvitek on her friend Deloris "Dee" Kenner Three schools in Perham, Minn., got an unexpected Christmas gift when they were notified recently of a $1 million donation left to them by a woman who grew up in the area.


01/06/2018 09:16 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Four vehicle crash in Otter Tail County Saturday, January 6 

The Minnesota State Patrol says around 5:30 p.m., a pickup was southbound on County Road 60 and was attempting to cross Highway 10 when it was hit by a compact SUV. The pickup then spun and hit a SUV that had been northbound on County Road 60. An eastbound car then struck the compact SUV that had come to rest in the eastbound lane of Highway 10. The car's 26-year-old driver and 3-year-old passenger, both of Detroit Lakes, were taken to the hospital in Perham with non-life threatening injuries.


01/02/2018 02:21 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Chimney was likely cause of Ottertail, Minn. house fire 

Fire has destroyed a home near Ottertail, Minn. Firefighters from Ottertail, Perham, Henning, Vergas and New York Mills were called to the blaze Monday afternoon on the south side of Rush Lake.


12/26/2017 05:31 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Enigmatic donor leaves $1 million legacy to small-town Minn. schools 

Schools in a little west-central Minnesota town are grateful for an unexpected $1 million Christmas gift. But they'd like to know a bit more about the giver.


12/20/2017 11:07 PM  ~~~Source~~~
26 players are ready to join P.J. Fleck's Gophers program 

The Gophers have 26 players in their freshman class of 2018 who signed their national letters of intent Wednesday, the start of the three-day early signing period.