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Trout in the Classroom: Perham 7th-graders get hands-on lesson on fish life cycle
Trump revokes rules on transgender bathrooms
Suburban Twin Cities nightclub shut down in wake of shooting where 5 injured
2 juveniles hurt, 10 people arrested as Dakota Access Pipeline camp closes
Pipeline protest camp being evacuated, with Corps set to move in
Anderson overtime winner redemption for Pirates
Perham girls erase deficit, secure home win
Perham wrestlers ready for Section 8AA Individual Championships
Perham gymnastic trio ready for state
500-year-old elk antler found by Minnesota diver
Wilma (Jeanne) Wilder Lueders
Troy A. Ash
Teresa "Tess" Morkassel
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Steve's Sanitation buys Jon & Son's Disposal
Local ag experts make a 'dynamic' team: Jerry Morberg, Michael Steeke start Dynamic Cropping Systems
Arvig names new director of marketing
City approves Mexican restaurant liquor license; Owners plan to open soon
Nelson joins Bachmann Carow Real Estate team
A ceremony full of heart: new Valentine Royalty crowned at Perham Living
Three weeks in Haiti a life-changing experience for three OTC men: LREC linemen from Pelican Rapids help bring power to nation
Dancing through life: Long-time loves Wayne and Pearl Romann reflect on 68 “easygoing” years together, on and off the dance floor
Blue Jackets awarded to local FFA members
Bless her heart: Jan Nermoe faces heart disease with perseverance and determination
Letter: Quit whining; fat shaming is warranted
McFeely: Here is the column that got writer booted from Fergus Falls newspaper
Column: Roses are red, violets are blue ... let's go to sleep
Letter: Star Lake Casino a bad idea; don't drink the tribal Kool-Aid
Good news just never gets old
Polar plunge set to make a splash in Perham this weekend
TV icon Mary Tyler Moore, who 'made it after all,' dies at 80
Director: Talented cast performs "Little Shop of Horrors'
A Center for the Arts will feature Flamenco and Mediterranean Music from Spain: Las Migas
The Rose Ensemble brings program about Jerusalem to Detroit Lakes
March 12, 2016
Perham Living volunteer honored with district award
Bob Williams, a volunteer greeter with Perham Health and Perham Living, was recently honored by LeadingAge Minnesota with the District C Volunteer...
March 12, 2016 - 12:00pm
March 9, 2016
Ottertail woman begins Peace Corps service in the Dominican Republic
Jessica Spanswick, 26, of Ottertail, was accepted into the Peace Corps and departed for the Dominican Republic March 1 to begin training as a...
March 9, 2016 - 1:14pm
February 18, 2016
Paul and Linette Grismer reflect on 63 years of marriage
Paul and Linette Grismer have quite a few photo albums around their place. Several rest inconspicuously on living room shelves, while an unknown...
February 18, 2016 - 3:38pm
February 12, 2016
Allergic to apathy: Perham 11-year-old with peanut allergy creates a company to support kids like her
Perham girl Haley Deibert has taken the metaphorical bull by its horns. The 11-year-old has been facing a life-altering challenge since she...
February 12, 2016 - 11:24am
February 4, 2016
A year of firsts and lasts for Perham native
It’s a year of firsts and lasts for Perham native Katrina (Moenkedick) Nordick. It’s her last semester at the University of Minnesota in...
February 4, 2016 - 2:15pm
November 11, 2015
Poore has seen a lot of life in his 100 years
The family of Ernie Poore invites everyone to join them in celebrating his 100thw birthday during an open house at Calvary Lutheran Church in...
November 11, 2015 - 3:20pm
September 19, 2014
World peace day held at St. Henry’s
On the anniversary of 9-11, local Court St. Rita #409 members of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas, in conjunction with the 4th Degree Assembly...
September 19, 2014 - 10:48am
September 18, 2014
Mildred Johnson, first woman to serve on ND higher ed board, dies at age 96
PERHAM, Minn. – Mildred L. Johnson, a trailblazing North Dakota attorney who became the first woman appointed to the North Dakota Board of...
September 18, 2014 - 10:39am
June 6, 2014
History Mystery: Who is this soldier?
History Mystery of the Week: Who is this soldier? (Hint: He’s pictured in Abilene, Texas, in 1942) ‘History Mystery’ is a weekly feature of the Perham Focus. Working in partnership with the History Museum of East Otter Tail County, we will publish a ‘mystery photo’...
June 6, 2014 - 12:57pm
May 30, 2014
History Mystery: What year was this Perham School picture taken?
HISTORY MYSTERY OF THE WEEK: What year was this Perham School picture taken? ‘History Mystery’ is a weekly feature of the Perham Focus. Working in partnership with the History Museum of East Otter Tail County, we will publish a ‘mystery photo’ each week, challenging...
May 30, 2014 - 9:19am
May 23, 2014
History Mystery of the Week: What year is this?
History Mystery: What year is this? (Hint: the Vergas Fire Department is pictured) ‘History Mystery’ is a weekly feature of the Perham Focus. Working in partnership with the History Museum of East Otter Tail County, we will publish a ‘mystery photo’ each week, challenging...
May 23, 2014 - 1:52pm
May 9, 2014
History Mystery: Who are these men?
Who are these men? (Hint: They’re pictured in front of Perham’s first butcher shop) ‘History Mystery’ is a weekly feature of the Perham Focus. Working in partnership with the History Museum of East Otter Tail County, we will publish a ‘mystery photo’ each week,...
May 9, 2014 - 10:07am
May 8, 2014
‘Mr. Perham’ honored by Lions
The man once referred to as “Mr. Perham” has been posthumously inducted into the Lions Multiple District 5M Hall of Fame. Bill Parks, a former member of the Perham Lakes Lions Club and 5M9 District Governor, “lived and breathed Lions,” according to an email sent to...
May 8, 2014 - 11:30am
Chipping in for charity
Perham Rotary’s own ‘Rat Pack,’ Mike Parta, Dennis Happel and Dean Simpson enjoyed some charitable gaming at the Rotary’s recent Spring...
May 8, 2014 - 11:02am
May 1, 2014
Boy Scouts soar to next rank
Don’t call them Boy Scouts anymore. In a Court of Honor ceremony on March 23, Alex Wegscheid and Luke Potts were officially awarded the rank...
May 1, 2014 - 12:53pm