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N.D. man among two dead in I-94 crash in central Minn.
Perham's DeConcini, Beachy crowned Homecoming king and queen
Seeking local 'characters, kind folks and curmudgeons' for upcoming story series
$114,577 winning lottery ticket sold in Perham at Dean's Country Market
Newest poll shows 'Minnesota is in play' with Clinton up by 7 percentage points
Ryder Cup neighborhood gets no-pedestrian zone in Chaska
Perham boys cross country top Class A team at Mega Meet
Covington leads the pack at Milaca Mega Meet
Perham volleyball extends streak with home win over Bemidji
Josie Beachy has worked hard to help her team, and herself, grow
Charlotte June Huddleston
Herbert H. Limmer
Local resident receives national award for excellence in cancer advocacy
Perham hosts annual Harvest Fest Saturday
Community blood drive happening in October
TSMA's October meeting planned in Glenwood Oct. 4
Nest business opening in October
Preparing to become a caregiver takes planning
Store owner makes clean break from business
Felix joins Karkela, Hunt and Cheshire law firm
Debbie Irmen column: Nothing replaces first-day-of-school freshness
No solution in sight to approve tax relief
No matter what, oil will move
LTE:Letter presented to OTC commissioners on Star Lake Casino
Be safe on county highways over Labor Day
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
Kirkbride Art and History weekend is Sept. 16-17 in Fergus Falls
Another kind of 'dance fever'
It's a dirty job
June 23, 2016
Finishing out a 40-year career in caring
After nearly 40 years in medicine and 11 years at Perham Health, Dr. Corey Nyhus is hanging up his white coat. The family medicine physician,...
June 23, 2016 - 12:34pm
Traipsing out on a limb, Tom and Brenda Lyle moved their family and about 70 of their business partners from Paynesville to rural Perham about...
June 23, 2016 - 12:28pm
Relay For Life co-chairpersons are Mike Parta and Gary Ebeling
For the first time, two men - Gary Ebeling and Mike Parta - were named honorary co-chairpersons for this year's East Otter Tail County Relay...
June 23, 2016 - 12:10pm
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