Perham

Man Sentenced For Violating No Contact Order

38-year-old George Solis made hundreds of calls from jail to the woman who he wasn't supposed to contact.

FERGUS FALLS (KFGO) – A judge has sentenced a man to a year and a day in prison for violating a no contact order in a domestic assault case. 38-year-old George Solis made hundreds of calls from jail to the woman who he wasn’t supposed to contact. He was urging the woman to have the no contact order dropped. She…

Four People In Vehicle Hit By Train, Three Seriously Hurt

The woman and children were initially taken to the Perham hospital before being life-flighted to surrounding hospitals

OTTER TAIL COUNTY, MN — A woman and two children were seriously hurt when their vehicle collided with a train in Otter Tail County. The sheriff’s office says around 3:25 Saturday afternoon they received information of a train versus car crash at a crossing northwest of Perham. The woman and children were initially taken to the Perham hospital before being…

Early-Morning Fire Destroys Two Businesses in Downtown Perham

Suds and Make Me Wine were the two businesses displaced by the inferno

PERHAM, Minn. — An early–morning fire destroyed two businesses right in the heart of downtown Perham. Around 5:45 this morning, Perham firefighters responded to reports of smoke at 145 1st Avenue South. When they arrived, they encountered a full–blown blaze with the potential to engulf the entire block. “We knew that with the conditions and how downtown laid, and with these…

Parishioners of a Perham Church Fighting to Keep Their Faith Alive

The church has been around since 1882, operating just outside of downtown Perham

PERHAM, Minn. — When the small city of Perham was in its infancy, a congregation of worshipers opened the town’s first United Methodist Church in 1882. Nearly fourteen decades and a couple new buildings later, the collective faith of its small band of parishioners still rings through the air. When Betty Jean Robinson first came to the church fifty years ago,…

Perham’s Moser Breaks Away for HS Play of the Week

Moser came up with a big completion on a trick play in the section final

FARGO, N.D. — Ty Moser is the winner of the DJ Colter High School Play of the Week. The Perham wide receiver made a first-down snag on a trick play, and then he broke away from a defender who grabbed him by the ankle. Congratulations to Moser. Categories: High School, Play of the Week, Top Sports Headlines Tags: HS POTW,…

Bringing History Alive: Local Actors Perform “Otter Tales: The Musical” in Perham

The performance commemorates the 150th anniversary of Otter Tail County

PERHAM, Minn. — If you walk down the streets of downtown Perham, you might hear a musical spin on how the county’s seat moved from Otter Tail City to Fergus Falls in 1872, or how the town of Clitherall, founded by Mormon settlers in the mid-nineteenth century, first was settled. All of these musical numbers come together to commemorate the 150th…

Gopher Road Trip Stops in Perham Thursday

The University of Minnesota Athletic Director, football coach, men's hockey coach and men's basketball coach are among the featured atendees.

PERHAM, Minn. — University of Minnesota coaches embarked Tuesday to continue their intrastate tour to promote the programs. This second portion of the trip includes the more central parts of the state. Thursday’s stops include Perham and Alexandria. The events are completely free. In Perham, the action will take place at the lakeside golf club at 11:30. AD Mark Coyle, football…

Perham Murder Victims’ Neighbor Discusses Interaction With Suspect

21-year-old William Hillman will undergo a 60-day psych evaluation

OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. — 21–year–old William Hillman of Pine River is accused of murdering a 42–year–old Denise Mcfadzen and her son, 22–year–old Dalton Mcfadzen in rural Perham. “What happened over there at the Mcfadzen’s, that’s terrible. That’s just totally horrific and I wouldn’t wish that on anybody,” said Peggy Jay, one of the Mcfadzens’ neighbors. Police arrived to the Mcfadzen…