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AgweekTV: Celebrating FFA
Trump vows military to be ‘bigger and better and stronger than ever before’
Perham students place in Knowledge Bowl meet
Man suffers head injury in crash
Perham sends one to international science fair, team to state science contest
Yellowjacket swimmers kick off the Section 5A Championships
Yellowjacket wrestlers send eight to the 8AA Individual Finals
Yellowjacket girls fall in quadruple overtime thriller
Yellowjacket boys hit from deep in home win
DNR urges caution on rapidly deteriorating ice
Wilma (Jeanne) Wilder Lueders
Troy A. Ash
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Steve's Sanitation buys Jon & Son's Disposal
Local ag experts make a 'dynamic' team: Jerry Morberg, Michael Steeke start Dynamic Cropping Systems
Arvig names new director of marketing
City approves Mexican restaurant liquor license; Owners plan to open soon
Nelson joins Bachmann Carow Real Estate team
A ceremony full of heart: new Valentine Royalty crowned at Perham Living
Three weeks in Haiti a life-changing experience for three OTC men: LREC linemen from Pelican Rapids help bring power to nation
Dancing through life: Long-time loves Wayne and Pearl Romann reflect on 68 “easygoing” years together, on and off the dance floor
Blue Jackets awarded to local FFA members
Bless her heart: Jan Nermoe faces heart disease with perseverance and determination
Letter to the Editor: Sazamas offer thanks for neighbors' generosity
Letter to the Editor: Sunday liquor sales resolution based on rhetoric
Guest Editorial: Don't believe your lying eyes, just believe us (wah-ha-ha!)
Letter: Quit whining; fat shaming is warranted
McFeely: Here is the column that got writer booted from Fergus Falls newspaper
Polar plunge set to make a splash in Perham this weekend
TV icon Mary Tyler Moore, who 'made it after all,' dies at 80
Director: Talented cast performs "Little Shop of Horrors'
A Center for the Arts will feature Flamenco and Mediterranean Music from Spain: Las Migas
The Rose Ensemble brings program about Jerusalem to Detroit Lakes
November 24, 2016
Lion's Holiday Parade of Lights is Nov. 25 in Perham
Floats entered in the Perham Lion's annual Holiday Parade of Lights will leave from St. Paul's Lutheran Church at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 25....
November 24, 2016 - 7:30am
November 18, 2016
First snow storm in Otter Tail County closes schools, limits travel
After a slushy evening of rain and snow mixed on Thursday, and a lull overnight in what is the first blizzard of the season, the snow and the...
November 18, 2016 - 9:34am
November 16, 2016
Perham-Dent schools taking precautions after lockdown
After Perham-Dent Schools went into a "code yellow" lockdown, where exterior doors were locked and monitored - but the school day continued as normal inside on Nov. 16, added security will be in place when students return on Nov. 17, according to a post on the Perham School’s Facebook...
November 16, 2016 - 11:46pm
November 15, 2016
Perham's Don Seifert, known as the 'Voice of the Yellowjackets,' spent four years in the Navy
Most people know Don Seifert as the 'Voice of the Yellowjackets.' For more than 20 years, the Perham native announced at football games in town....
November 15, 2016 - 7:30am
November 12, 2016
Perham Lions screen children for vision problems
The Perham Lions recently screened young children at the Cuddle Bug Daycare facility in Perham. All the children screened ranged in age from...
November 12, 2016 - 7:30am
November 10, 2016
Perham grad to speak at Veteran's Day program Nov. 11
As he sat watching news coverage of the war in Iraq, Lucas Schmitz felt an obligation to serve his country. He was in his dorm room during his freshman year at Bemidji State University, and questioned his life to that point. "I felt guilty," he said. "I asked myself what am I doing...
November 10, 2016 - 12:30pm
Benefit set for Henning's Springer girl and family
A 5-year-old Henning girl who nearly died in a farming accident in August has defied the odds and looks forward to walking again by December....
November 10, 2016 - 8:30am
November 9, 2016
With win, Nornes happy to continue work in Legislature
Rep.Bud Nornes (R-Fergus Falls) kept his House District 8A seat following Tuesday’s election, handily winning 2-1 over his challenger, CJ Holl, a businessman from Pelican Rapids, who sought to prevent Nornes from serving his 11th term. “You always feel good when it’s over and...
November 9, 2016 - 12:37am
Young attorney elected to school board, while Von Ruden, Huber retain seats in Tuesday’s election
With their educational experience, it’s no surprise that incumbent candidates Sue Von Ruden and Cyndy Huber retained their seats on the Perham-Dent School Board. Three new challengers were also vying for the three open seats on the board. The third seat, vacated when Dr. Vince Pankonin...
November 9, 2016 - 12:26am
October 29, 2016
Perham Food Shelf changes name to 'The Bridge'
The Perham Food Shelf plans to change its name and expand coverage to surrounding areas over the next year, executives announced last week. In...
October 29, 2016 - 7:15am
October 28, 2016
Perham-Dent School district requests no clown costumes
In a letter sent to parents in mid-September, Perham-Dent School District officials cautioned parents against children wearing clown costumes or other identity-hiding clothing or masks at school. The school district's policy prohibits students from hiding their identity through paint,...
October 28, 2016 - 1:00pm
Run Home raises $1,500 for missing children, families
The morning of the Run Home 5K run last Saturday dawned a little foggy, but turned into a perfect day for runners, according to event organizers...
October 28, 2016 - 8:30am
October 22, 2016
118 trees relocated from middle school to site of new high school
Although it took a couple of days longer than planned, 118 trees were relocated from the construction area near Prairie Wind Middle School to the new north boundary lines at the new high school site, according to Perham-Dent School District Facilities Director Russ Winkels.
October 22, 2016 - 8:30am
October 21, 2016
Otter Tail County man died of natural causes
The 89-year-old Otter Tail County man who had been missing since Sept. 28 was found deceased Thursday, Oct. 13, and an autopsy indicated he died of natural causes. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office reports that the body of Thomas Allstopp was located shortly after noon on Thursday,...
October 21, 2016 - 12:42pm
October 13, 2016
Share stories of Perham High school days for keepsake magazine
What do you recall from your school days in Perham? This year marks the 100th anniversary of the building you know as the high school and the Focus is planning a keepsake magazine to collect some of those memories. The magazine will include features on local graduates, a lot of history...
October 13, 2016 - 5:22pm