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Looking Back - Feb. 1 edition
SNAP working well in Otter Tail County
AgweekTV: Ag Tax Reform
Perham School Board supports resolution for fully funding special education
Klobuchar backs bill to help locate missing people with Alzheimer's, autism
Perham sends seven to 8AA Individual finals
Minnesota hero Jessie Diggins, and her mom, talk about the skier's historic golden moment
Second half surge lifts DGF over Perham
Familiar foe awaits Perham at Class AA Championships
Pelican Rapids holds off Perham in conference clash
Donald J. Sweere
Donald J. Sweere
Dennis William Stanford
Joshua Matthew Karsnia
Supporting Denny McNamara
Carignan makes dean's list at Normandale Community College
Elsa Jean Halonen
United Way announces new board leadership
Perham Living selects Valentines Day Royalty
Cold weather: The job must go on
Good timing helps couple land chiropractic clinic in Perham
All Creatures Vet Clinic offering boarding and grooming in Otter Tail
The Bridge Community Pantry receives donation of 1,800 books
On a wing and a prayer: Help sought in caring for Angel of Hope park in Perham
Owen Rastedt benefit planned Feb. 24
Area students make dean's list at Concordia College
Molly West will replace Alexandra Koes as Miss Heart of the Lakes 2018
Ask A Trooper: Is driving with loud music illegal?
Editorial: HUB project in Perham is example of forward thinking
One in four students using tobacco products
Column: Do things differently when growing old
Ask A Trooper: What goes into a inclement weather car kit?
Art For Lunch program debuts Feb. 1
Entertainment briefs - Jan. 25 edition
FAT Saturday featuring Dueling Pianos
Great American Think-Off question fleshes out life's biggest lessons
Perham area calendar
'It's just a feeling you can't explain'
Thankful for family
Community cooking: Making pizzas the old-fashioned way
'Last hope': After 16 years of serious health struggles, a new mix of antibiotics could be the answer for Lois Porath
A ‘good guy’ is gone: Rodney Hanson remembered for his kindness, love of local history and many community involvements
June 16, 2014
'Paws to Read' summer reading program
Gallop, crawl, slither or fly to the Perham Area Public Library for the “Paws to Read” children’s summer program. A range of free activities for children and their families that encourage and support a love of reading will be held through June and July. Participants also...
June 16, 2014 - 12:10pm
May 23, 2014
Get to know the artists of this year’s Arts Festival
Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of weekly mini-features on artists who will be at the Perham Center for the Arts for this year’s...
May 23, 2014 - 1:57pm
May 22, 2014
Art exhibit spotlights Scandinavian heritage
A Menahga-area artist’s work exploring her heritage is on display at the Cultural Center in New York Mills. The exhibit, “Expressions...
May 22, 2014 - 11:23am
May 16, 2014
Get to know the artists of this year’s Arts Festival
Editor’s note: This is the first in a new series of weekly mini-features on artists who will be at the Perham Center for the Arts for this year’s Arts Festival, part of the 2014 Turtle Fest events.
May 16, 2014 - 12:18pm
May 9, 2014
Photo essay competition launches in Perham
A new photo and essay competition in Perham will explore the theme of heroes by asking people, “Who is Your Hero?” The competition, announced by the History and Cultural Association of East Otter Tail County last week, asks community members to capture the essence of their...
May 9, 2014 - 10:13am
May 7, 2014
Free mural painting class
The History and Cultural Association of East Otter Tail County has a few spaces left for a free hands-on mural painting class starting Monday, May 12. The class is open to adults of all painting abilities. Space is limited. Sessions will be held Mondays, May 12 and 19, plus...
May 7, 2014 - 4:33pm
April 17, 2014
Stellar performance by Perham High School Choir
Perham High School Choir students joined the Fargo-Moorhead Chamber Chorale for a performance at the Perham Center for the Arts on April 12. The...
April 17, 2014 - 11:59am
March 14, 2014
HISTORY MYSTERY OF THE WEEK: Name this road
HISTORY MYSTERY OF THE WEEK: Name this road (HINT: Pictured are men clearing snow from a main thoroughfare to Perham in the 1920s. The road still exists today.) ‘History Mystery’ is a weekly feature of the Perham Focus. Working in partnership with the History Museum...
March 14, 2014 - 9:07am
March 6, 2014
HISTORY MYSTERY OF THE WEEK: Who are these men?
WHO are these men? Hint: Picture taken at Perham Depot in 1940. ‘History Mystery’ is a weekly feature of the Perham Focus. Working in partnership with the History Museum of East Otter Tail County, we will publish a ‘mystery photo’ each week, challenging you, our readers,...
March 6, 2014 - 4:11pm
February 28, 2014
Wool goes ‘Sheep to Shawl’ at Cultural Center
Local fiber artists Karen Aakre, Joan Ellison, Katy Olson, and Sharon Marquardt will open a show at the Cultural Center. It will be on display from Saturday, March 1 through Saturday, March 15 in the Center’s gallery. From Sheep to Shawl is an installation of fiber pieces which...
February 28, 2014 - 10:04am
History Mystery of the Week: Where in Perham was this hardware store located?
Where in Perham was this hardware store located? (Hint: owned and operated by Frank Hassler) ‘History Mystery’ is a weekly feature of the Perham Focus. This week, one of our readers asked for help tracking down some of her family’s history. Contact us at 346-5900 or...
February 28, 2014 - 9:38am
February 20, 2014
Think spring at Cultural Center
Garden lovers, pull on your gloves and start thinking green. The Cultural Center has free sustainable gardening classes and artist receptions coming soon. Kathy Connell from Redfern Gardens will give the first of four gardening classes at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22 at the Cultural...
February 20, 2014 - 11:44am
February 19, 2014
Occupational therapist has super chill hobby
Eric Rotter knows what his perfect winter day would look like: 20 degrees and cloudy. By day, Rotter is an occupational therapist at Perham...
February 19, 2014 - 3:18pm
February 13, 2014
Exhibit by Perham painter at library
A new art exhibit is now available for viewing at the Perham Area Public Library. The artwork of local resident Thomas Pettit will be on display in the library’s multipurpose room throughout the month of February. Pettit, who works in a variety of artistic mediums, has selected...
February 13, 2014 - 9:43am
January 31, 2014
Children’s author Nancy Carlson to visit Perham
Noted children’s book author Nancy Carlson will be speaking at the Perham Area Public Library on Tuesday, Feb. 4 at 7 p.m. Carlson will also be speaking with several classes at Heart of the Lakes Elementary School earlier that day, as part of the school’s celebration of “I...
January 31, 2014 - 12:23pm