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Under one possible Quiet Zone scenario, this railroad crossing, at Second Ave. N.E., would be closed. It is considered the riskiest crossing in Perham. Other scenarios would leave all the city’s crossings open, but would cost more to implement. Elizabeth Huwe/FOCUS

Perham still on track to consider Quiet Zone

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A consulting group has laid out its recommendations for turning downtown Perham into a Quiet Zone, and the city may soon start making decisions about which course to take.

At a meeting of city leaders last Wednesday, Richard Lane, a representative of SRF Consulting Group of Fargo, N.D., shared three possible scenarios for creating a Quiet Zone in Perham, with the options varying greatly in both safety level and cost.

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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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