A Tribute to the Red, White & Blue was the theme for the 50th annual style show of the Catholic Daughters, Court St. Rita #409 of Perham.. The style show was held on October 27, 2018 at St. Henry's Church. Regent Dianne Rohde-Szarke welcomed all guests including men and women of the military. To honor their special guests, the National Anthem, was song by all those present. A blessing and prayer was given by Court Chaplain, Deacon Richard Quistorff.
The more unlikely hunters are hitting the woods this year, thanks to the Perham Sportsman's Club. Each year at the Sportsman's Club Chili Feed and the East Ottertail Minnesota Deer Hunters banquet, members draw names of youth and disabled individuals to participate in a mentored deer hunt. The hunts take place on the Perham Sportsman's Clubs Koehler Conservation Property north of New York Mills. This year the club sponsored 10 hunters for the gun deer season and have an additional 10 signed up for the black powder muzzleloader deer season beginning November 24.
Join Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Habitat Specialist, James Kawlewski, for a "Bee Responsible" program at the Perham Area Public Library on Thursday, Nov. 15 at 7 p.m. Do you want to see more ducks in the marsh and wildlife in your yard? Then this free program is for you. It is also for hunters, birdwatchers, photographers, gardeners or anyone looking to save time and money on yard maintenance.
Marlon Solomon Roberts, 32, of Vergas, was sentenced Oct. 25 after a felony conviction of criminal vehicular operation, substantial bodily harm. His sentence of 19 months in the Minnesota Correctional Facility in St. Cloud is stayed for four years, depending on good behavior during his probationary period. Local confinement of 120 days has been completed. The original case dates back to May 22, 2017, when Roberts crashed his vehicle while under the influence of a substance, injuring his passenger. Roberts pled guilty on Oct. 21.
November 5 • 6:52 a.m. - Assisted Perham residents with child custody issues • 8:03 a.m. - Transported adult male for evaluation • 8:54 a.m. - Perham resident reported possible burglary of residence • 8:53 p.m. - Responded to Perham business for disturbance; all okay November 6 • 8:19 a.m. - Citation issued for speed • 9:43 a.m. - Theft/Fraud; referred caller to appropriate agency • 12:41 p.m. - 2-vehicle crash at SW 6th Ave./W Main St; no injuries
The 5th Annual Front Row Fall Fashion Show will start at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15 at Lakes Cafe in Perham. Nadine's Ladies Fashions and Richter's Menswear will be modeling their merchandise, and there will be a light meal, inspirational message, door prizes and a cash bar. Nadine's and Richter's clothing stores will both be open after the show, from 8-10 p.m. Tickets are available at Nadine's for $20 general admission or $25 VIP. Each ticket includes a $10 gift card to both stores.
Jamie Ann Chilton, 56, of rural Ogema has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony threats of violence and misdemeanor assault. According to court records, on Oct. 8 law enforcement officers were called to the Richwood Store, where Chilton had allegedly threatened a man, claiming to have a gun in her back pocket. She was allegedly on her way towards White Earth in an older black pickup truck.
Ottertail Ottertail City Council had two seats open, with Jill T. Carlson and Ronald Grobech taking them. The results are: Jill T. Carlson: 39.9 percent, or 185 votes Ronald Grobech: 37.7 percent or 175 votes Merle Meece: 22.2 percent, or 103 votes Judah Burlingame was also elected to a special election seat, running unopposed. City of Frazee The new mayor of Frazee is Mark Flemmer. Current Mayor Hank Ludke did not run. Here are the results: Mark Flemmer: 52.4 percent, or 230 votes
Andy Dombeck and his father, Mike Dombeck, are both conservation farmers who want to protect the land and water for future generations. As one of the results of their efforts, both their farms are now Water Quality Certified Farms, meaning they've met the standards of Minnesota's Ag Water Quality Certification Program. Their farms join more than 660 farming operations that are now certified under this four-year-old Minnesota program, which recognizes farmers' efforts to protect water quality.
October 29 • 1:32 p.m. - Caller requested welfare check on Perham resident; all okay • 3:04 p.m. - Responded to Perham address for verbal domestic; all okay • 6:43 p.m. - Caller requested welfare check on Perham resident; all okay • 10:32 p.m. - Report of possible harassment via social media October 30 • 12:00 a.m. - Adult male arrested for 3rd degree DWI • 8:09 a.m. - Caller requested welfare check on Perham resident; all okay • 1:17 p.m. - Caller requested welfare check on Perham resident; all okay