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Phelps Mill fish passage options will be studied
Stafki awarded the Seagate Excellence In Science Mentoring Award
Perham Speech Team sends two to state
Pelican Rapids man sentenced
Otter Tail Sheriff's Report - April 19 edition
Full house for annual decoy gathering
Bear hunt applications available; May 4 deadline
Perham tennis drops opener to Moorhead
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Perham students sign National Letter of Intent
Dalton James McFadzen
Denise Renee McFadzen
Gerard Michael Wasche
Denise Renee McFadzen
Maddison Caroline Hendershot
Josiah Alvin Barnes
Alfred G. Kempf
Arvig set to hire 160 in IT, sales and construction this year
Grounds for firing...up a celebration: Gathering Grounds in Perham marks 20th Anniversary
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Record home sales at record prices a highlight of sales study
AARP providing tax help in Perham and beyond
Looking Back - April 19 edition
A historic journey: Saved Henning Trinity Building on its way onto National Register of Historic Places
Perham area leaders pick up Chamber awards
'Magic' a growing game in and around Perham
Looking Back - April 12 edition
Ask A Trooper: How do troopers help people with opioid addiction?
I had a strange dream
Ask A Trooper: What is the length limit for loads off the rear of a pick-up?
Ask A Trooper: What are the 'right on red' rules?
GE washing machine gives up the ghost
Bingo, BBQ and storytelling spectacle at two NYM locations
Minnesota poets to read at Wadena County Historical Society April 19
Perham to be center of 'Magic' Saturday
The Ultimate Tribute Show benefitting arts center to feature hits from the 50s and 60s
Cultural Center hosts Monkey Mind Pirates by Z Puppets Rosenschnoz
'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
Rural Perham murder: Pipe wrench reportedly used in brutal killing of mother, son
December 6, 2013
Tickets on sale for ‘Friends of Friends’ charity event
Tickets are now on sale for the 6th annual Friends of Friends Fighting Hunger charity event. This annual event will take place at Thumper Pond Resort in Ottertail on January 25. The evening will include a social and auction beginning at 5:30 p.m., dinner and dancing to the sounds...
December 6, 2013 - 11:34am
November 27, 2013
History Mystery: What building is this?
What building is this? Hint: this picture was taken in Perham in the 1880s. ‘History Mystery’ is a weekly feature of the Perham Focus....
November 27, 2013 - 3:25pm
November 14, 2013
History Mystery of the Week: Who is this teacher?
Who is this teacher? Hint: Photo was taken in 1971 ‘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, to answer...
November 14, 2013 - 1:30pm
November 8, 2013
Veterans Day events at ITOW
In honor of Veterans Day, veterans and their families will be treated to a free meal, tours and other perks at the In Their Own Words Veterans Museum in Perham. Activities will take place on Veterans Day, Monday, Nov. 11, as well as this Saturday. “Our heroes are our neighbors...
November 8, 2013 - 12:37pm
History Mystery of the Week: Who are these guys?
Hint: this picture was taken at Eldon’s Standard in Perham in 1971. ‘History Mystery’ is a weekly feature of the Perham Focus. Working...
November 8, 2013 - 11:48am
Veterans Day Events
Next Monday, Nov. 11 is Veterans’ Day. In honor and in memory of those who have served our country, local groups will be hosting events for veterans, their families and the general public. Following are events being held in Perham and New York Mills this year. All events are...
November 8, 2013 - 11:35am
November 1, 2013
PHS holds concert at new arts center
Perham High School held its fall concert at the new Perham Center for the Arts on Monday evening starting at 7 p.m. Both the band and choir...
November 1, 2013 - 1:17pm
HISTORY MYSTERY OF THE WEEK: Who is this man?
Who is this man? ‘History Mystery’ is a weekly feature of the Perham Focus.
November 1, 2013 - 12:53pm
October 23, 2013
Pink postpones Sunday concert at Fargodome until Jan. 11
FARGO – Reportedly under doctor's orders, pop singer Pink has postponed her concert at the Fargodome originally scheduled for Sunday night. A...
October 23, 2013 - 1:11pm
October 18, 2013
HISTORY MYSTERY OF THE WEEK: When was this?
HISTORY MYSTERY: When was this? Pictured are Vergas Fire Department members. Identify the year this picture was taken. ‘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...
October 18, 2013 - 11:17am
October 11, 2013
History Mystery of the Week: Who are these men?
Who are these men? Pictured are Co-op officers in the 1930s. Name at least three of them. ‘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,...
October 11, 2013 - 11:53am
October 7, 2013
Documentary about Detroit Lakes native wins Emmy
A 30-minute documentary featuring a singer/songwriter raised in Detroit Lakes has been awarded an Emmy Award by the Upper Midwest Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. The award was announced on Sept. 28 in Minneapolis. “My Way Back Home: Caroline Smith,” won the...
October 7, 2013 - 11:12am
September 26, 2013
History Mystery: What family is this?
What family is this? ‘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, to answer a question about it.
September 26, 2013 - 3:55pm
September 20, 2013
History Mystery: Who is this?
This man was a local Rotary president in 1971. What’s his name? ‘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,...
September 20, 2013 - 10:40am
September 16, 2013
Park Rapids chef debuts on Food Network
Chef and cookbook author Amy Thielen made her television debut on the Food Network’s “Heartland Table” last Saturday morning. The show...
September 16, 2013 - 11:11am