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New county website in the works
County board continues to fund east and west county fairs
Minnesota FFA Foundation presents jackets to members of Perham FFA Chapter
Rural Dent man arrested following road accident
Weekly police report - Jan. 18 edition
Minnesota Misery: Vikings dominated by Eagles in NFC Championship game
Fast start, strong finish helps Perham close out Esko
Bears steal pivotal section game from Lakers
If Vikings win Sunday, expect Super Bowl ticket prices to jump
Ahmad Rashad, neighbor Michael Jordan cheer on Vikings
Michael John Grismer
Colton Norbert Benke
On the night you were born the moon smiled with such wonder that the stars peeked in to see you and the night wind whispered. "Life will never be same." Because there had never been anyone like you ever in the world. So enchanted with you were the wind
Oscar James Buchanan
Congratulations to Kenny Richter on his retirement! Kenny is retiring December 31, 2017 as a Combination Technician with Arvig Enterprises, Inc. in Perham. Kenny has been with the Company for over 40 years
Lyla Faye Haman
Wanted: (Grumpy) Head brewer
VIDEO: Brothers re-open Perham tire business
Nominations being taken for 2018 Chamber Choice Awards
Perham Living makes U.S. News & World Report's list of Best Nursing Homes for 2017-18
Nelson named General Manager of the year
Dent Fiesta to raise money for local projects
Rock-A-Booster 4H Club Wins Award
Miss Perham and Miss Heart of the Lakes Pageant, Jan. 13
Hey, baby: Perham Health’s first baby of the New Year is born
Otter Tail County 150th anniversary set for 2018
Do cars need to pull over for police during pursuit?
Ice fishermen, we need your help
LETTER: No more taxpayer money to group without full disclosure
Once again, I'm drinking the purple Kool-aid
Cold weather tips for stalled or stuck vehicles
Great American Think-Off question fleshes out life's biggest lessons
Perham area calendar
A whole 'slew' of fun: Slew Foot Family Christmas Concert to hit Perham
Free Matinees in Perham are a tradition that goes back decades
Christmas bake sale and concert to be held in Vergas Dec. 3
'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
August 16, 2013
Flower show winners announced
The Lady Slipper Garden Club held a flower show at the In Their Own Words Veterans Museum in Perham Aug. 10.
August 16, 2013 - 10:12am
August 8, 2013
LRAC seeks local board member
The Lake Region Arts Council has announced an open board position in Otter Tail County. This is an opportunity for anyone who loves the arts to help enrich and support an active arts environment in this region. Nomination forms and a summary of board member responsibilities...
August 8, 2013 - 12:26pm
HISTORY MYSTERY OF THE WEEK: Who is this?
A Perham High School gymnast is pictured on the uneven bars in 1971. What is her name? ‘History Mystery’ is a weekly feature of the Perham...
August 8, 2013 - 12:23pm
August 7, 2013
Country/folk singer to feature song about Menahga man and dog
An up-and-coming Chicago singer has recorded a song about a Menahga man and his dog. Brittany Jean met Brad Livingston and his dog, Roxie, at Mount Rushmore last summer and was moved by his story. Livingston is a Gulf and Iraq war veteran who has been speaking out and bringing...
August 7, 2013 - 2:50pm
August 1, 2013
HISTORY MYSTERY: Where do they work?
Kathy Buck, Mrs. Renowski, Helen Krueger, Rose Zilkowski and Rick Boedigheimer are on the job in 1971. Where do they work? ‘History Mystery’...
August 1, 2013 - 12:46pm
July 26, 2013
LRAC ‘Meet and Greet’ coming to Perham library
The public is invited to a free Lake Region Arts Council ‘Meet and Greet’ presentation at the Perham Area Public Library on Tuesday, July 30 at 3:30 p.m. The presentation is one of a few that will be held in the region through August, as part of an effort by the LRAC to educate...
July 26, 2013 - 9:42am
July 25, 2013
HISTORY MYSTERY OF THE WEEK: What town is this?
Hint: Pictured is a view of main street in 1933. ‘History Mystery’ is a weekly feature of the Perham Focus.
July 25, 2013 - 1:00pm
July 18, 2013
HISTORY MYSTERY OF THE WEEK: Name this building
Name this building. This picture was taken in Perham, date unknown. ‘History Mystery’ is a weekly feature of the Perham Focus. Working...
July 18, 2013 - 3:32pm
July 11, 2013
History Mystery: Who is this woman?
Seated at the head of the table of the Perham Public Library, checking out books for patrons in the early to mid-‘70s, is this woman... who...
July 11, 2013 - 4:41pm
July 3, 2013
History Mystery: Who is this?
This picture was taken in 1971 at a Perham business. Name the man in the picture. There were no correct answers to last week’s history mystery...
July 3, 2013 - 10:04am
June 27, 2013
History Mystery of the Week: What year was this?
What year was 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.
June 27, 2013 - 1:24pm
June 26, 2013
No more admission fee at ITOW
The In Their Own Words Veterans Museum announced this week that it is offering free admission to everyone, all the time, effective immediately. The...
June 26, 2013 - 3:59pm
June 21, 2013
HISTORY MYSTERY: Who is this man?
Who is this man? ‘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.
June 21, 2013 - 11:49am
June 19, 2013
‘A Peace of My Mind’: A photography exhibit by John Noltner
What do we share in common as a human race? Despite increasing diversity, society remains deeply divided today. Populations often find themselves separated along religious, political and cultural lines. Polarized public dialogues and culture wars intensify divisions within communities. In...
June 19, 2013 - 10:35am
June 14, 2013
HISTORY MYSTERY OF THE WEEK: What building 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...
June 14, 2013 - 12:46pm