Weather Forecast

This photo, taken at 9 a.m. Friday morning by area resident Brian Osterday, shows County Highway 8 north of Perham, which has been closed down due to flooding. It will likely be closed for the next few days, until repairs to the road can be made. Submitted photo

Perham area hit hard by storms

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Massive hail, 60-70 mph winds and heavy rainfall hit the Perham area overnight last night, creating power outages, flooding, some road closures and hail damage.


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Marie Johnson
Marie Johnson (formerly Nitke) came to the Perham Focus after several years as the Education and Arts & Entertainment Editor at the Herald-Review of Grand Rapids, Minn. She lives in rural Ottertail with her husband, Dan, and their spunky yellow lab, Louisa.
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