Weather Forecast

Mile-walkers, from left to right, were: Samantha Lange, Kim Anderson-Moen, Becki Jordan, Lori Hanson, Jeanine Thompson, Mary Ulschmid, Michelle Ulschmid, Jay Ulschmid, and Karry Spinar. They posed for this picture after finishing their trek through Perham. Joe Bowen/FOCUS

Perham area advocates raise awareness of domestic violence


Flanked by his wife and supporters, Jay Ulschmid walked down Main Street in Perham, confidently wearing a pair of women’s black flats in place of his regular work boots.

“They keep slipping,” he said after stumbling momentarily.

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet?

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at and we can help you.

Joe Bowen, a 2009 graduate of St. John's University, is the newest member of the Perham Focus team. He enjoys writing, rugby, and hamburgers.