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December 6, 2016
Angel of Hope vigil canceled
December 6, 2016 - 4:26pm
December 2, 2016
BroadwayWankel4 Matt Weinstein, who portrays Sgt. Stubby in the off-Broadway musical, laughs over a comment made by Capt. Athy, played by Paul Fraccalvieri, during a rehearsal. The production was previewed for a couple weeks, when it received a good response from audience members.  It premiers  Saturday, Dec. 3, when Perham’s  Larry Wankel will be in the wings watching. Submitted photo
Former Perham band teacher composes music for off-Broadway musical
December 2, 2016 - 7:30am
November 4, 2016
Local businesses and residents donated materials, like these rustic wagon wheels, to Wegscheid's Eagle Scout project. Marie Johnson/FOCUS
Perham's Aaron Wegscheid has reached the pinnacle of scouting
November 4, 2016 - 11:31am
October 28, 2016
Lighted structures include a black cat, a friendly witch, a smiling ghost and a couple of pumpkins.
A little fright, a little fun: Richville couple goes all out with Halloween display
October 28, 2016 - 11:30am
October 27, 2016
Emily Dreyer (formerly Rutten), with her husband Michael and their Brittany Spaniel, Mootsie. The two were wed this past July at their home in Ottertail. Emily, who was born and raised in Perham and still has many relatives in the area, said family is very important to her.  Submitted photo
Perham graduate is called an 'Extreme go-getter'
October 27, 2016 - 9:34am
October 22, 2016
David Ogroske, a former student at St. Henry’s Area School in Perham, has returned to the school this year for his first ‘official’ teaching gig, heading up fifth grade.  Marie Johnson/FOCUS
Teaching at St. Henry's 'like a homecoming' for this Perham grad
October 22, 2016 - 11:51am
October 10, 2016
The Hendrickx family has been active with 4-H for years. Mom Kris, left, is currently the leader of the Butler 4-H club, which sons Ben and Isaac, left to right, are members of, while dad Pat, far right, has been involved since he was a kid.  Marie Johnson/FOCUS
'A lifelong experience': For the Hendrickx family, 4-H is a cherished tradition
October 10, 2016 - 11:51am
June 23, 2016
Dr. Corey Nyhus has been a family medicine physician at Perham Health for the past 11 years. He will be retiring June 30.
Finishing out a 40-year career in caring
June 23, 2016 - 12:34pm
From left to right, Tom Lyle, holding Joseph, Brenda Lyle, Emily, and Eugene and Arlys Zepper. The Zeppers, who have retired rent their barn and milking equipment to help the Lyles get a start in the dairy business.
Risky business
June 23, 2016 - 12:28pm
Relay For Life co-chairpersons are Mike Parta and Gary Ebeling
June 23, 2016 - 12:10pm
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 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