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Casey and Kelly Melgard, from left, owners of Steve's Sanitation in Perham, shake hands with Jon and Brenda Christenson, of Jon & Son's Disposal Services, after signing the final purchase papers last Thursday. Submitted photo
Steve's Sanitation buys Jon & Son's Disposal
January 26, 2017 - 9:00am
January 25, 2017
Perham area entrepreneurs Michael Steeke, left, and Jerry Morberg have merged their talents to create a new ag business, Dynamic Cropping Systems. The company sells specialized ag-related products and services to farmers within a 50-mile radius of Perham.  Marie Johnson/FOCUS
Local ag experts make a 'dynamic' team: Jerry Morberg, Michael Steeke start Dynamic Cropping Systems
January 25, 2017 - 12:13pm
January 20, 2017
Arvig names new director of marketing
January 20, 2017 - 5:58pm
January 14, 2017
City approves Mexican restaurant liquor license; Owners plan to open soon
January 14, 2017 - 7:30am
January 12, 2017
Nelson joins Bachmann Carow Real Estate team
January 12, 2017 - 4:00pm
Perham Spherion Staffing Services’ Berg buys SD office
January 12, 2017 - 3:00pm
Stallman named WCI interim president; previously led economic efforts in Perham
January 12, 2017 - 2:00pm
Stallman named WCI interim president; previously led economic efforts in Perham
January 12, 2017 - 2:00pm
January 11, 2017
New Hoot’s Sports owners to build store in Perham; Dealer name, employees to stay
January 11, 2017 - 12:35pm
Hoot's Sports sells recreational marine vehicles, ATVS and more at locations in Perham, Ottertail and Alexandria, Minn. The business is now under new ownership by Ray's Marine, a Grand Rapids, Minn.-based company.  Photo from hootssports.com.
Hoot’s Sports sold to Grand Rapids dealer; Ray’s Marine takes over
January 11, 2017 - 11:06am
January 7, 2017
Marty Flicek, left, a Hancock Concrete supervisor is shown Oct. 20, 2016, with Chief Executive Officer Rob Schmidgall. Flicek says he tries to help other workers clean up their language; not try to punish them. Forum News Service
No swearing, no jerks: That's the rule at this west-central MN company
January 7, 2017 - 11:12am
Kmart in Detroit Lakes has announced it will be closing up shop come April 1. Until then, the employees will be working to liquidate all of the inventory. Kaysey Price/Tribune
DL Kmart announces closure, effective April 1
January 7, 2017 - 11:01am
December 15, 2016
Thrifty White's downtown shop will be closing Dec. 23 after 35 years of business. The pharmacy, located at Dean's, will remain open. Marie Johnson/FOCUS
Thrifty White's downtown Perham store to close Dec. 23
December 15, 2016 - 11:30am
December 1, 2016
Arvig, a telecommunications company based in Perham, plans to hire about 200 new workers in the foreseeable future as part of an initiative to improve internet access and speeds in underserved rural areas within its service area.  Marie Johnson/FOCUS
Arvig to hire 200 workers
December 1, 2016 - 11:30am
November 23, 2016
First row from left, Jim Espelund, Teresa Schoenrock*, Tonya Thorson*, Patty and Paul Klimek*, Brian Klimek*, John Carlson, John Haverland, Dan Whitehead, Sandy Palubicki and Kathy Wagenman.* Second row, from left, Brian Quiram, Duaine Steuber, Myron Lueders, Dave Haglund*, Loren Hawes, Eric Doll*, Mike Ahlfs, Matt Blashack*, Sarah Carlson, Ken Grewe, Doug Bjorkland and Kermit Nelson* (* denotes Hilltop Lumber employees) Debbie Irmen/FOCUS
Ottertail's Hilltop Lumber breaks ground on new showroom
November 23, 2016 - 1:00pm
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