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Thirty-nine people in Perham received this letter in the mail this week, along with a $50 parking ticket, for failing to comply with the city's snow emergency parking ordinance. Whenever 2 inches of snow falls, no vehicles may be parked on the roads until after they've been completely cleared by city plows. Marie Nitke/FOCUS

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Dozens of Perham residents felt the sting of the city's snow emergency parking ordinance yesterday when they opened their mail and found $50 fines.


A total of 39 parking tickets were issued to vehicle owners in town after Monday night's big snowfall.

Anyone who left their cars or trucks parked on the side of the street while the city plows attempted to clear the roads was mailed a ticket by the Perham Police Department.

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