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April 28, 2016
Angel Of Hope Memorial Parks 2016 spring deadline for memory blocks will be May 11. Also the candlelight vigil is on December 6 at 7 p.m. Kelsee Newton/FOCUS
Deadline for new Angel Of Hope memory blocks set
April 28, 2016 - 11:37am
Perham residents and business employees participate in the 2015 Walk a Mile In Her Shoes event. From left to right: Shawn Thurston, Ashley Phillips, Lori Hanson, Tyler Schmitz, Mary Rebuck, John Huber and Callista Wengel. Kelsee Newton/FOCUS
Annual 'Walk a Mile in Her Shoes' is April 29
April 28, 2016 - 11:34am
April 20, 2016
Mattresses, bedframes, tables and chairs, and small dressers are some of the items that get donated to the Community Outreach Ministries. Kelsee Newton/FOCUS
Perham church continues to reach out to people in need
April 20, 2016 - 4:21pm
April 14, 2016
Purple Heart club named for DL vet
April 14, 2016 - 12:34pm
Dental outreach clinic for kids planned
April 14, 2016 - 12:29pm
1976 Perham grad honored
April 14, 2016 - 12:28pm
Someplace Safe receives grant to start college violence prevention program
April 14, 2016 - 12:17pm
April 1, 2016
Mobile food drop in Ottertail
April 1, 2016 - 3:05pm
Relay for Life kick-off meeting will be April 4
April 1, 2016 - 2:38pm
March 12, 2016
Perham resident Bob Williams was recently honored by LeadingAge Minnesota with the District C Volunteer of the Year Award. With Williams, center, are Jon Lundberg, left, board chair of LeadingAge Minnesota, and Gayle Kvenvold, president and CEO of LeadingAge Minnesota. Submitted photo
Perham Living volunteer honored with district award
March 12, 2016 - 12:00pm
March 9, 2016
Jessica Spanswick, left, of Ottertail, left March 1 to begin her Peace Corps service. She is with her sister, Andrea Marthaler. Submitted photo
Ottertail woman begins Peace Corps service in the Dominican Republic
March 9, 2016 - 1:14pm
February 18, 2016
Paul and Linette Grismer have lived in the Perham area their entire lives. The high school sweethearts got married in 1953, and raised seven children here. They now share an apartment at Perham Living, and are one of the town’s longest-lasting couples. Marie Johnson/FOCUS
Paul and Linette Grismer reflect on 63 years of marriage
February 18, 2016 - 3:38pm
February 12, 2016
Haley’s company, Allergy Apprentice, sells ‘No Peanuts’ business cards and t-shirts to help kids with food allergies relay their needs to unfamiliar adults. Photo Courtesy of Kim Jordahl/Thru Him Photography
Allergic to apathy: Perham 11-year-old with peanut allergy creates a company to support kids like her
February 12, 2016 - 11:24am
February 11, 2016
Perham High School Principal Ehren Zimmerman, left, and Prairie Wind Middle School Principal Scott Bjerke, right, brace themselves as students dump ice-cold water over their heads during Freeze Fest outside the Perham Zorbaz on Saturday. The principals had agreed to take part in a polar plunge if students raised $1,500 for the local Kinship program; since the plunge was cancelled, they opted for this instead.   Submitted photo
Thin ice quashes polar plunge, but Freeze Fest still hot
February 11, 2016 - 10:41am
February 4, 2016
Perham graduate Katrina (Moenkedick) Nordick is now a senior at the University of Minnesota in Crookston and a forward on the school’s women’s basketball team. She plans to return to Perham and work on the family farm after graduating in May. Submitted photo
A year of firsts and lasts for Perham native
February 4, 2016 - 2:15pm