From 1983 to 1992, Perham had the distinction of having the only all girl precision cycle drill team to be found anywhere. The original idea came from Rick Tommervik, a local music teacher, who saw the red scooters at a cycle dealership. He mentioned them to Bob Kinlund, a friend who worked at Barrel O' Fun, and things began to roll.
A drill team was formed, and for 10 years they traveled to pa...
December 18, 2014 - 7:03pm
The Adventures of Ole and Lena
They say you can never go back and I guess thats very true. Things are never the same as they used to be. When Ole was in the Navy we lived in Iceland for just over two years. One of our greatest desires has always been to go back and visit again; to make the trip with dear friends of ours that lived there at the same time. Unfortunately, when youre young, busy raising a family and trying to g...
September 26, 2014 - 4:41pm
Since I Have Arrived
Poky Little Puppy Finds a Thin Place
In the 1940s, my great aunt, Ella, working for Emmanuel Episcopal Guild, made a layette for Church World Service, which they shipped to war impoverished people of Europe. My grandmother, Kate, also enclosed a stuffed Poky Little Puppy. She pinned a note on Poky.
Dear Unknown Mother: It has been such a pleasure to prepare these clothes they were sewed by ...
March 04, 2013 - 12:44pm