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February 13, 2017
Perham Living's new Valentine Royalty for 2017 were crowned in a special ceremony on Feb. 9. They are, from left to right: Willis and Evelyn Mollins, Henry and Gladys Ramus, and Bernie Nundahl and Lucy Brasel.  Marie Johnson/FOCUS
A ceremony full of heart: new Valentine Royalty crowned at Perham Living
February 13, 2017 - 9:50am
February 11, 2017
Lake Region Electric Cooperative linemen Anthony Spaeth, Lucas Bakken, and Troy Seter (pictured left to right) volunteered their time and expertise to help bring power to homes and businesses in Caracol, Haiti. Submitted photo
Three weeks in Haiti a life-changing experience for three OTC men: LREC linemen from Pelican Rapids help bring power to nation
February 11, 2017 - 11:00am
February 10, 2017
Wayne and Pearl Romann have been ‘dancing through life’ together for the past 68 years. The couple met at an old dance hall outside of Perham when Pearl was just 17 years old, and Wayne was 23. Pearl says she realized "just about right away" that Wayne was the one for her, and they married a year later. Their shared love of dancing has continued through the years, and they still regularly go out dancing together.  Marie Johnson/FOCUS
Dancing through life: Long-time loves Wayne and Pearl Romann reflect on 68 “easygoing” years together, on and off the dance floor
February 10, 2017 - 8:32am
February 2, 2017
Perham FFA members to receive their Blue Jackets from the Minnesota FFA Foundation included from left to right: Seth Swenson, Aaron Loerntz, Dominic Gottwalt, Michelle Swyter, Grace Minten and James Minten. Submitted Photo
Blue Jackets awarded to local FFA members
February 2, 2017 - 7:30am
February 1, 2017
Julie Peters, the cardiac rehab program coordinator at Perham Health, said rehab helps patients build confidence in themselves and their physical abilities, and also provides them with a social outlet, a place to discuss their heart problems with others like them. Jan Nermoe is pictured here at the center, using the treadmill.  Marie Johnson/FOCUS
Bless her heart: Jan Nermoe faces heart disease with perseverance and determination
February 1, 2017 - 4:01pm
January 26, 2017
Northwoods to present human trafficking film Saturday
January 26, 2017 - 4:30pm
January 20, 2017
Contemporary Christian musician Mark Shultz will perform to a full house at Perham's St. Henry's Catholic Church Jan. 25. Submitted photo
Christian artist Mark Schultz performs in Perham
January 20, 2017 - 3:49pm
January 13, 2017
Chamber Choice award nominations being accepted through Jan. 27
January 13, 2017 - 3:00pm
Tanya Sazama and her husband Rick with their four children, left to right: Hunter, 20, Rhagen, 4, Cassidee, 2, and Mason, 12. Tanya has owned the Wagon Wheel store in Richville for the past 15 years. She was diagnosed about a year ago with a very rare form of terminal stage IV lung cancer, a type that tends to occur in younger nonsmokers like her.  Submitted photo
Time Race for Tanya: Benefit planned for Richville mother of four diagnosed with terminal cancer
January 13, 2017 - 9:56am
December 6, 2016
Angel of Hope vigil canceled
December 6, 2016 - 4:26pm
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