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Your legal rights: Beware of utility shut-off scams
Two teenagers injured in crash on Highway 29
Looking Back - Jan. 18 edition
New county website in the works
County board continues to fund east and west county fairs
Minnesota Misery: Vikings dominated by Eagles in NFC Championship game
Adam Thielen laments Vikings' inability to 'check the last box'
Fast start, strong finish helps Perham close out Esko
Bears steal pivotal section game from Lakers
If Vikings win Sunday, expect Super Bowl ticket prices to jump
Lyle D. Severson
Colton Norbert Benke
On the night you were born the moon smiled with such wonder that the stars peeked in to see you and the night wind whispered. "Life will never be same." Because there had never been anyone like you ever in the world. So enchanted with you were the wind
Oscar James Buchanan
Congratulations to Kenny Richter on his retirement! Kenny is retiring December 31, 2017 as a Combination Technician with Arvig Enterprises, Inc. in Perham. Kenny has been with the Company for over 40 years
Lyla Faye Haman
Wanted: (Grumpy) Head brewer
VIDEO: Brothers re-open Perham tire business
Nominations being taken for 2018 Chamber Choice Awards
Perham Living makes U.S. News & World Report's list of Best Nursing Homes for 2017-18
Nelson named General Manager of the year
Dent Fiesta to raise money for local projects
Rock-A-Booster 4H Club Wins Award
Miss Perham and Miss Heart of the Lakes Pageant, Jan. 13
Hey, baby: Perham Health’s first baby of the New Year is born
Otter Tail County 150th anniversary set for 2018
Do cars need to pull over for police during pursuit?
Ice fishermen, we need your help
LETTER: No more taxpayer money to group without full disclosure
Once again, I'm drinking the purple Kool-aid
Cold weather tips for stalled or stuck vehicles
FAT Saturday featuring Dueling Pianos
Great American Think-Off question fleshes out life's biggest lessons
Perham area calendar
A whole 'slew' of fun: Slew Foot Family Christmas Concert to hit Perham
Free Matinees in Perham are a tradition that goes back decades
'It's just a feeling you can't explain'
Thankful for family
Community cooking: Making pizzas the old-fashioned way
'Last hope': After 16 years of serious health struggles, a new mix of antibiotics could be the answer for Lois Porath
A ‘good guy’ is gone: Rodney Hanson remembered for his kindness, love of local history and many community involvements
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
April 25, 2014
History Mystery of the Week: What year was this?
HISTORY MYSTERY OF THE WEEK: What year was this? ‘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 you, our readers, to answer...
April 25, 2014 - 9:39am
April 24, 2014
Longtime Master Gardeners recognized
Master Gardeners are trained volunteers that advise and educate the public on gardening and horticulture, and participate in community gardens...
April 24, 2014 - 11:49am
April 10, 2014
Rotarian Bob Sim named A Paul Harris Fellow
Bob Sim was recently recognized as Perham Rotary Club’s Paul Harris Fellow for contributing $1,000 or more annually to the Rotary Foundation. Paul...
April 10, 2014 - 10:55am