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Life Sentence Urged In Peanut Salmonella Case

Federal court officers have recommended a sentence of life in prison for a peanut company executive convicted of selling salmonella-tainted food, a move that attorneys on both sides called “unprecedented” for a food-poisoning case. The potential life sentence for former Peanut Corporation of America owner Stewart Parnell was disclosed by prosecutors in a court filing Wednesday.

07/23/2015

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State Patrol: Man Killed In Rollover Crash With Horse Trailer

A 51-year-old man was killed Monday in a rollover crash involving a horse trailer in northwestern Minnesota, according to the State Patrol. Authorities responded to the crash at about 5 p.m. on Highway 10 west of Perham in Otter Tail County.

09/30/2014

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MN Highway Reopened After Blizzard Closure

Blizzard conditions temporarily closed a main highway in northwest Minnesota. The State Patrol said about 30 miles of Highway 2 from East Grand Forks to Crookston were closed because of heavy, blowing snow.

01/22/2014

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Kasson-Mantorville Tops Perham For 2A Title

Joey Hyde pitched a complete game to guide the Kasson-Mantorville Komets to an 8-1 victory over the Perham Yellowjackets in the Class 2A state championship at Target Field on Monday. Hyde scattered five singles over seven innings while striking out five, letting in the lone run in the second. Nine different players had at least one hit for the Komets (25-6)

06/17/2013

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MnDOT Construction Season Expected To Cost $1.1 Billion

The Minnesota Department of Transportation announced its 2013 construction plans on Wednesday, and it will be a busy season on many of the state’s roads.

03/27/2013

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Prep Blog: Boys State Basketball Preview

It feels like March Madness just got started, but it’s wrapping up on the high school level this week with the State Boys Basketball Tournament.

03/19/2013

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Bongards Cheese Plant In Perham Fined $79,000

Bongards’ Creameries has paid a $79,000 fine to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency for wastewater violations at its cheese plant in Perham.

12/19/2012

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Prep Blog: Week 7, Previewing ‘The Big 4’

It’s yet another big week in high school football across the state. It’s Week 7, which means the regular season is winding down and we’re getting ever so close to the playoffs.

10/11/2012

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Finding Minnesota: Nisswa’s Turtle Races

Serious speed is on display at Minnesota race tracks like Brainerd International or Canterbury Park. But you’ll also find small-town tracks where the contestants aren’t quite so fast.

07/15/2012

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4 People Rescued From Boat Stuck On Minn. Dam

Four people had to be rescued when their boat became stuck on top of a dam near Perham. The Forum newspaper reports authorities were called Wednesday night when the boat got stuck sideways on the concrete dam.

06/28/2012

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Gabbard, Perham Back For State Basketball Tourney Run

The State Boys Basketball Tournament got started Wednesday morning, and Perham is back in more ways than one.

03/21/2012

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Prep Blog: Boys Basketball Section Championship Friday

After Friday night, the field for the boys state tournaments next week will be determined and seeding will take place over the weekend. It’s the last tournament of a hectic winter season.

03/15/2012

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Minn. Man Dies In Farm Accident

A 64-year-old man has died in a farm accident near Perham.

02/24/2012

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Prep Blog: Big Weekend Of Sports Ahead

By the time the weekend is over, state champions will be crowned in two classes of girls hockey and two classes of girls gymnastics.

02/24/2012

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Prep Blog: Friday Match-Ups, Previewing ‘The Big 4’

There’s plenty of high school sports action this week leading up to a brief holiday break before several teams hit the road for holiday tournaments all over the state.

12/16/2011

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Prep Blog: Top Performances From The Weekend

It was the first big weekend in high school sports across the state. Many ranked teams faced off against each other in hockey, and Minnetonka High School served as the host for the Breakdown Tipoff Classic, featuring many of the state’s top teams and players.

12/13/2011

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Gabbard Cleared To Resume Practice With Perham

Zach Gabbard nearly lost his life when he collapsed during a basketball game in January while playing for the Perham varsity basketball team.

12/10/2011

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Minn. Woman, Toddler Escape Major Injury In Train Crash

A 23-year-old Perham woman and a toddler are OK after their pickup was hit by a train.

06/27/2011

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Perham’s Gabbard Released From Hospital

Zach Gabbard, who collapsed on the basketball court during a game in January and went into cardiac arrest, was released from the hospital on Friday after five months of recovery.

06/03/2011

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Volunteers Help Sandbag Lake Homes Near Perham

Volunteers are helping sandbag lake homes threatened by high water near Perham.

04/27/2011

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Sandbag Volunteers Needed In Otter Tail County

Volunteers are needed to help with sandbagging in Otter Tail County in western Minnesota.

04/26/2011

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Funerals Set For Minn. Teens In Murder-Suicide

Funerals have been set for two teens killed in a murder-suicide in western Minnesota.

03/24/2011

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Prep Basketball Player Who Collapsed Has Setback

A Minnesota high school basketball player who collapsed during a game has experienced a setback.

02/13/2011

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Site: Minn. Basketball Player Has Heart Surgery

A western Minnesota high school basketball player who collapsed during a game has undergone emergency heart surgery, according to his CaringBridge website.

01/28/2011

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Fund Started For Family Of Minn. Basketball Player

A fund has been set up to help the family of a Minnesota high school basketball player who collapsed during a game last week.

01/25/2011

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