Skip to main content
Stevens County Times
Iowa county has access to own K9, surrounding units
Veterans Day program in Morris set for Nov. 13
Feeding the crowd at Fall Into Health
Pheasant opener proved predictably tough
Sports Schedule for Saturday, Oct. 21
Volleyball: Hancock seeded 11th in Section 6A-South
Sports Schedule for Friday, Oct. 20
Football: BOLD proves why its No. 1 in Class against Tigers
Thomas L. Hoffman
Phillip J. Koehntop
Harvey S. Flaten
Phyllis R. Harstad
Stevens County Times Editorial: Abusers count on silence
Stevens County Times Editorial: Donation important in the need to educate public on mental health issues
Letter to the editor: Taxpayers need explanation on school; maintenance plan needed
Letter to the editor: Board chairman comments on school project
Letter to the editor: Explanation needed on Morris Area School project
Charlotte Jane Thompson
Ryker Andrew Schaefer
Luis Dale Grimm
Ag credit counselor, mediator say new lending rules hit hard
Buying local fuels communities
Congressional committee hears Minnesota ideas for farm bill
Speakers talk about importance of farm bill to rural America
West-central Minnesota farmer a pioneer in raising Kernza
June 17, 2009
Alexandria owner of Automaxx dies in apparent drowning
The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a 40-year-old Perham man, who is one of the owners of the Automaxx used car dealership in Alexandria. Authorities say Scott Patrick Robertson was found unresponsive near a dock on Little Pine Lake about two miles...
June 17, 2009 - 5:35am
June 16, 2009
John Pollock wins 2009 Great American Think-Off
John Pollock, a civil rights attorney from Montgomery, Alabama, won the gold medal in Saturday night's Great American Think-Off debate over three...
June 16, 2009 - 8:35am
June 8, 2009
Think-Off celebration June 12-13
Preparations for the two-day celebration of the Great American Think-Off debate are underway. The two-day celebration leads off with the Think-Off concert Friday, June 12 at 7:30 p.m., featuring the Cafe Accordion Orchestra. An optional dinner before the concert will be served at...
June 8, 2009 - 4:01am
June 4, 2009
Boxcar hobo in search of adventure finds journey stalled--temporarily--in Perham
A young, philosophical hobo--traveling the country to explore life and "find himself" --found himself at a dead stop in Perham, with a police squad car awaiting him. A Burlington Northern-Santa Fe freight train was stopped in downtown Perham about 6:30 p.m., June 1. BN-SF rail officials...
June 4, 2009 - 11:49am
May 29, 2009
Man dies after pickup hit by train near Perham
A car-train collision near Perham killed a 67-year-old man at about 6 a.m. today, Friday, May 29. The identity of the man has not been released,...
May 29, 2009 - 8:32pm
549 Family maps strategy in battle for more Perham school funding
Bolstered by a new name, new money and a renewed focus, the 549 Family Foundation is setting its sights on new goals and objectives. Recent activity has built the foundation's enthusiasm--including a $100,000 donation, a strategic planning retreat, and a raffle campaign. To reinforce...
May 29, 2009 - 5:49am
May 16, 2009
New Perham hospital may be patient ready by 2011
A brand new, $39 million hospital could be under construction by this September--and ready for patients in 2011. When completed, Perham Memorial Hospital may also be under a new name. That's the scenario that is being outlined at a series of public informational meetings held throughout...
May 16, 2009 - 4:36am
May 14, 2009
Sign-up now for Perham's Annual Summer Gymnastics Camp
The Lakes Area Gymnastics Academy will be hosting their Summer 2009 Gymnastics Camp July 28-31 in Hauer Gymnasium at Perham High School. Camp Director Charlie Fleck, the head coach of the six-time defending Class A State Champs, will be assisted at the camp by Heidi Fleck, head coach...
May 14, 2009 - 12:37pm
May 9, 2009
Fire destroys bean company offices
Fire destroyed the offices of the Kelley Bean Company late Friday night, May 1. Four fire departments worked to extinguish the blaze in the Perham Industrial Park, with some firefighters at the scene until 4:30 a.m. on Saturday. As far as operations at the bean company, "everything's...
May 9, 2009 - 4:44am
May 8, 2009
Perham schools receive $100,000 donation
The Perham Community Scholarship Program May 6 was not only a $50,000-plus bonanza for the Class of 2009. The Class of 2010, and beyond, received a $100,000 boost in their education. In a surprise announcement, which brought a crowd of nearly 400 to their feet with a standing ovation,...
May 8, 2009 - 3:55pm
May 1, 2009
Perham incinerator improvement plans may change
Appropriately, it was on Earth Day, April 22, that one of Otter Tail County's most pressing environmental issues moved closer to a resolution. Disposal of more than 30,000 tons of garbage annually at the Perham incineration facility will be cleaner and more efficient, if officials...
May 1, 2009 - 1:05pm
April 12, 2009
Candy maker closes plant in Perham
A homegrown Perham business that created homemade style chocolates and candies will be relocating. "Route 29 Caramels and Sweets" will be moving its production facilities to the Twin Cities metro area--closing its production and warehouse facilities in Perham. During peak production...
April 12, 2009 - 4:10pm
April 3, 2009
Perham Enterprise Bulletin mentioned on Letterman
David Letterman reads an item from the Perham Enterprise Bulletin police report on his "Small Town News" segment of the March 31 show. Click...
April 3, 2009 - 12:45pm
March 14, 2009
30 Jobs saved with new owners at Perham egg operation
About 30 jobs have been saved in Perham, following a local purchase of the former Primera egg processing plant. A new company, Perham Egg LLC, has been formed through a financing package that will keep a part of the plant operating into the future. The operation processes and dries...
March 14, 2009 - 2:09pm
February 18, 2009
Who said math teachers aren't cool?
From a standpoint of mathematical probability and sound business planning, it would seem an enterprise doomed to failure. Create an image of...
February 18, 2009 - 12:00am