Perham

Thanks to Supporters, Search for Perham 6-Year-Old Traveled Beyond Community Borders

Many have been commenting with relief on our Facebook after we announced that she was found safe

  PERHAM, Minn. — Brian Cooney, the Perham father who traveled to Tennessee to look for his daughter, is reuniting with the six-year-old tonight in Nashville. Many have been commenting with relief on our Facebook after we announced that she was found safe. “I’m a wreck, this entire situation has been a nightmare,” said Cooney. The story of Claire Cooney…

House on Long Lake Road Lost to Fire

Three Fire Departments Called To Fight The Fire

Three fire departments responded to a house on fire Saturday night in Otter Tail County. The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a house on fire at 33087 Long Lake Road. Along with the sheriff’s office the Ottertail, Perham and Battle Lake Fire Departments worked to put out the fire. The house is a complete loss. The…

Claire Cooney Found Safe And On Her Way Back To Father

According to a private investigator, she was found in Tellico Plains, TN

The search ends for the Perham, Minnesota man who traveled across the United States in hopes of finding his six-year-old daughter. Claire Cooney is found safe and on her way to father Brian Cooney. Her father filed for an order of protection after believing his daughter was in danger. Claire Cooney was believed to be somewhere in the mountains of…

Perham Father Searching Across the U.S. for His Daughter

A Perham man's estranged wife reportedly takes his six-year-old daughter

PERHAM, Minn. — A father from Perham Minnesota is searching across the United States for his six-year-old daughter. Renee Brewer, a private investigator, said Brian Cooney hasn’t seen his daughter Claire Cooney since February 14th. The website findclairecooney.com┬áreports the child was last seen with Brian’s estranged wife Miranda Cooney and her partner in Centerville, Tennessee. Miranda is allegedly not Clair’s…

Perham Man Arrested for Burglary, Following Teen

Jason Maloney is accused of burglarizing a house and exposing himself to a teen girl whom he followed to Target

  DOUGLAS COUNTY, Minn. — A 40-year-old Perham man is suspected of burglarizing a house in Nelson and later exposing himself outside of Target in Alexandria. Officers arrested Jason Maloney after a chase Tuesday night. They say Maloney followed the teen girl who reported him at Target and she gave authorities his license plate number. It matched one given earlier…

Perham Man Arrested, One Hospitalized in Accidental Shooting

Police say they believe the shooting was an accidental discharge

One man was arrested and another man was flown to a Fargo hospital after what Perham police believe was an accidental shooting. It happened Saturday afternoon at a house which contains several apartments on 2nd Street Southwest. Police tell us Melvin Spooner’s gun went off in his upstairs apartment, striking a person in a downstairs apartment. The name and condition…