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A tornado tore through an area west of Bluffton Thursday, damaging houses, ripping down trees, and flipping automobiles. A rare Tornado Emergency was issued for the Wadena area after confirmed tornados touched down near Bluffton, Wadena, Sebeka and Nimrod. A Tornado Warning was issued for East Otter Tail County Thursday including Perham and New York Mills. As a system with possible tornadic activity moved into the area from the southwest.
The Perham Area Chamber of Commerce and the Perham Lions would like to announce that registrations are now being accepted for the 13th Annual Cal Miller Memorial Bicycle Race. This year's race will take place on Sunday, August 24, at 9 a.m. Preregister by mail or register on race day beginning at 8 a.m. Please note this is a change of date from previous publications.
By John George firstname.lastname@example.org "We've been knocking on the door for a few years. Now we've finally broken through." What Perham Activities Director Fred Sailer was refering to in that statement was how close Perham has been to winning the Minnesota State High School League Challenge Cup in the previous four years the award has been handed out.
By John George email@example.com Who says the media can't spark change? When Minneapolis Star-Tribune high school reporter John Millea wrote a series of articles about how the financial crunch affecting schools, large and small. Activity fees will be in the range of $250-400 per student, per activity, at many schools already this fall.
The inaugural Run 'Round the Rose will be held on Saturday, July 19th at 7 a.m. The race will start from the regionally renown Spanky's Stone Hearth Restaurant and continuing for a 12 mile scenic route around beautiful Rose Lake. Runners will find the route both scenic and challenging as it circles Rose Lake on black-top county roads and highways and maintained gravel/dirt secondary roads.
Hoot's Sports and Lund Boats is proud to announce that everything is set for the Angler - Young Angler International Fishing Tournament which will be held on Little Pine Lake on Saturday, May 31. The tournament is complete and will host 50 teams of three anglers, one adult and 2 young anglers 17 years old or younger. The winning local team will win a Lund boat, motor and trailer and the right to advance to the International Championship AYA tournament to be held at Kenora, Ontario. Winners from eight U.S.
By John George firstname.lastname@example.org Luke Schmitz always had a competitive drive. It drove him as a youngster in games with friends and relatives. It drove him as a teen in high school sports and in the classroom to be a better student. It drove him to the military after graduating from Perham High School. When Luke lost his right leg in an IED accident while serving in Iraq 18 months ago, he lost more than his leg. He lost his ability to compete. For a while. He spent 11 months in San Antonio, Texas recovering from his injuries. "I became active again," Luke said.
Perham softball leagues forming Anyone interested in forming a team in the Perham Men's League or Co-Rec Softball Leagues for this summer should contact Randy Skoog at 346-8072 by April 10. The Men's League will play on Thursday nights and the Co-Rec League will play on Tuesday nights.
Hoot's Sports and Lund Boats is proud to announce that the Angler - Young Angler fishing tournament will be held on Little Pine Lake on Saturday, May 31. The tournament will host up to 50 teams of three anglers, one adult and two young anglers 17 years old or younger. The winning local team will win a Lund boat, motor and trailer and the right to advance to the International Championship AYA tournament to be held at Kenora, Ontario. Winners from seven U.S.