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Dean Simpson and his wife, Kathy, announced early Tuesday that they were selling their grocery stores in Perham, pictured, and New York Mills to the owner of Central Market in Detroit Lakes. The sale should be finalized in about 60 days.  Marie Johnson/FOCUS
UPDATED: 'It was time to find someone to carry the baton,' Dean's Country Market owner says on sale to Central Market
12 hours 6 min ago
April 7, 2017
A business with a view to Perham: Ottertail Glass will open April 10 on Main Street
April 7, 2017 - 7:30am
March 30, 2017
Funeral directors Hans Larson, left, and Steve Sheets, show off the rock exterior of the new Schoeneberger Funeral Home in Perham. The new facility will open June 1, and offers larger spaces and new technology to better serve customers, Sheets said.
New Schoeneberger Funeral Home in Perham on target to continue serving families
March 30, 2017 - 3:26pm
March 25, 2017
Former intern joins KW as showing agent
March 25, 2017 - 7:30am
March 20, 2017
The Backyard Store Manager Taylor Doll and the store's new full-time pet groomer, Joan Ekblad, stand in front of a grooming table inside the new in-store salon.  Marie Johnson/FOCUS
Must be ‘ruff’: The Backyard now pampering dogs and cats with full-service grooming salon
March 20, 2017 - 11:19am
March 15, 2017
Rumors of a new sporting goods store opening in the former Thrifty White Drug store are unfounded, according to the City's Economic Development Director. Focus file photo
Rumors of sporting goods store opening in Perham 'absolutely false'
March 15, 2017 - 9:15am
March 8, 2017
Blandin Foundation awards broadband grant to Otter Tail County for feasibility study
March 8, 2017 - 4:37pm
March 7, 2017
The new Bongards Retail Cheese Store in Perham features wall-to-wall coolers full of more than 200 different varieties of cheese. Store Manager Linda Ogroske said cheese samples will be offered nearly every day, especially in the summers. Marie Johnson/FOCUS
New kid on the (cheese) block: Bongards store opening Thursday in Perham
March 7, 2017 - 9:04am
March 3, 2017
Yobani Melchor is ready to serve hungry patrons now that Los Jalapeno Taqueria is open for business. The restaurant will be open until 9 p.m. tonight. The Debbie Irmen/FOCUS
Mexican restaurant, Los Jalapeno Taqueria in Perham now open
March 3, 2017 - 3:27pm
January 26, 2017
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