The Perham Health Foundation invites the community to Blue at the Barn that will take place Sunday, Sept. 23, from 5 to 8 p.m. at The Vineyard on Marion Lake, 41254 Marion Drive North, Perham. Proceeds will go toward The Connection - a local, one-stop referral center for all senior services offered in Perham and the surrounding area. The aging population in the Perham region is getting older. Many do not need the care found at a retirement living center or a nursing home, but several do need some light assistance.
5 years ago • New expansion at Tuffy's to be 'the biggest one of all': Tuffy's Pet Foods is planning to build a new factory, a major project that is likely to exceed every other construction project ever completed in Perham, in terms of cost.
Nate Ronning, M.D., has joined the Tri-County Health Care emergency department. Ronning specializes in emergency medicine and is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Ronning attended Concordia College and Ross University and completed residency at the University of South Florida. Previously, he worked for Tampa General Hospital in Tampa, Fla.; Sarasota Memorial Hospital in Sarasota, Fla.; and Essentia Health in Detroit Lakes.
The New York Mills school district was awarded bicycle fleets, trailers and supplies to teach bicycle and pedestrian safety, according to a news release Tuesday, Sept. 11, from the Minnesota Department of Transportation. According to a news release, the bikes were expected to arrive in the spring. As a part of MnDOT's Safe Routes to School program, these grants award communities a trailer, bicycles and supplies that enable teachers, after school programs, and other community groups to share the bicycles while teaching critical safety skills to youth in Minnesota.
Arvig has been named one of Prairie Business magazine's 50 Best Places to Work in the northern Plains.The local, multiservice communications provider will be featured in the September issue of the magazine. Earlier this year, employees nominated their companies by submitting an anonymous employee-satisfaction survey, and Prairie Business used the survey results in selecting the 50 Best.
September is National Preparedness Month — an opportunity for all Otter Tail County residents to take steps to be ready to respond to an unforeseen household emergency or a community disaster. One of the most important steps to being prepared is to know how you will communicate with family and friends — whether in person or by cell phone, landline, text message or social media — and having their contact information readily available.
Sept. 3 • Located occupied vehicle in park after closing; informed driver of hours and they left without incident. Sept. 4 • Responded to Perham residence for report of deceased adult male. • Assisted Lake Denton, Wis. Police Department with attempt to locate. • Two-vehicle crash at 2nd Ave SW/Coney St W; no injuries. Sept. 5 • Assisted Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office with suicide attempt call. • Report of vehicle striking tree and leaving scene; all okay.
I am a recent graduate of New York Mills High School and I support Tobacco 21 because I have already felt the detrimental effects of the tobacco industry.
Gordy “Crazy Fingers” Lindquist will perform at 7 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 16 in New York Mills.
20 years ago • Are you George R. Thomas?: There's a famous guy named Murphy...inventor of Murphy's Law...that says whenever something can go wrong, it will. Well, Murphy stepped into an innocent situation recently and nearly made George R. Thomas a richer fellow, to the tune of 10,000 bucks. At the same time, he nearly made George R. Thomas a poorer fellow, also to the tune of 10,000 bucks. How could George R. Thomas be $10,000 richer and poorer at the same time?