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Pioneer Grounds may get new leadership

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The nonprofit organization in charge of Perham’s two museums is looking to bring another local historical resource under its wing – Pioneer Grounds.


The History and Cultural Association of East Otter Tail County (formerly the Friends of the Museum) has submitted a proposal to the city in hopes of taking over management of the historic grounds.

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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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