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January 26, 2017
Perham Health celebrates the 5-year anniversary of its new facility this month. Located on a highly visible site right off Highway 10, the state-of-the-art healthcare center has grown beyond expectations since opening in January 2012.  Debbie Irmen/FOCUS
Five years later: A 'check-up' on Perham Health
January 26, 2017 - 11:30am
January 24, 2017
Tanya teared up after accepting a donation of more than $11,000 from Nest and Goose Gang. In all, more than $70,000 was raised for her and her family.  Submitted photo
Community rallies behind mother of four, big-time
January 24, 2017 - 4:45pm
January 19, 2017
Wendy Billie and her mentee, Josie Leitch, pose for a quick picture after grabbing drinks at Nest in Perham Monday. One of the things the two have in common is that they both like to color their hair; when they first met, Wendy's hair was a similar color to what Josie's is now. They affectionately describe Josie's latest 'do as "mermaid-style" because of the aquatic blue-green colors. Marie Johnson/FOCUS
'The biggest heart': Wendy Billie and the young girl she mentors, Josie Leitch, have a mutual admiration for each other, new experiences
January 19, 2017 - 1:03pm
The waiting game: all's quiet on the casino front as processes play out
January 19, 2017 - 11:35am
January 16, 2017
Residents asked to help decide improvements to PACC; Short survey has been distributed
January 16, 2017 - 12:36pm
Weller to be in presidential inauguration audience; the Mills senior is one of 43 chosen
January 16, 2017 - 10:54am
January 13, 2017
Perham's Doug Huebsch assumes OTC county board chairmanship for 2017
January 13, 2017 - 4:30pm
Perham’s Hamann Family Dentistry offering free dental care for kids in need
January 13, 2017 - 11:42am
January 12, 2017
The Bridge went mobile to the communities of Ottertail, Richville, Dent and Vergas in January and will served these communities each month, according to executive director John Leikness.  Submitted photo
The Bridge in Perham launches a mobile pantry in Ottertail, Richville, Dent and Vergas
January 12, 2017 - 9:26am
Ottertail Telcom receives grant to expand broadband
January 12, 2017 - 9:15am
January 9, 2017
After 32 years with the Perham Health Board of Trustees, Kathy Hemmelgarn has retired. She helped facilitate many financial, organizational and structural changes at the nursing home and hospital over the years, and participated in the planning and design of Perham Health’s new facility. The curved hallways inside the hospital, like the hallway pictured here, were one of the design elements she brought back to the board.  Marie Johnson/FOCUS
‘A fantastic time’: Kathy Hemmelgarn has enjoyed 32 years on the Perham Health board
January 9, 2017 - 12:40pm
Lucille Schik, age 4, was diagnosed with brain cancer in June. A benefit to help cover her medical expenses will be held this Saturday in New York Mills.  Submitted photo
Benefit planned for 4-year-old NY Mills girl with brain cancer
January 9, 2017 - 10:25am
January 4, 2017
Wayne Isaacson owns A Clean Plate organic grocery store with his wife, Julie. They opened their first store four years ago in Menahga, and opened a second location in Perham earlier this year. They live north of Perham with their 11 children.  Marie Johnson/FOCUS
Eating clean: Perham store offers organic foods for those resolving to start a new, improved diet for the New Year
January 4, 2017 - 2:41pm
Representatives from KLN Family Brands, Shearer’s Snacks and Perham Health celebrated the opening of a new on-site primary care clinic at the KLN/Shearer’s office building in Perham Wednesday. Pictured, left to right, are: Mark Schwerdtfeger, Shearer’s; Pat Stolle, Perham Health; Jim West, Shearer’s; Beth Ulschmid, Perham Health; Marni Moch, KLN; Kevin Keil, Barrel O’ Fun; Fred Sailer, KLN; Suzanne Berube, Shearer’s; Charlie Nelson, KLN; and Nancy Belka, KLN.   Marie Johnson/FOCUS
KLN, Shearer’s open on-site primary care clinic for employees
January 4, 2017 - 2:35pm
Bomb squad disposes of dynamite found in rural Otter Tail County
January 4, 2017 - 8:51am