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Gale-force winds blew snow onto sidewalks in downtown Perham all day Tuesday and overnight into Wednesday morning. Though only a few inches of the white stuff fell, drifting makes it look like more. Many schools in Otter Tail County let out early on Tuesday and resumed two hours late Wednesday morning. Debbie Irmen/FOCUS
Stacked storm packed a windy punch, but not much snow
2 hours 16 min ago
November 24, 2016
Pam Hoekstra shared in an essay to XLDent why she and the staff at Smith Family Dentistry were thankful for receptionist Linda Moeller. The software support company chose Moeller as the winner of its thankfulness contest  last week. Submitted photo
Perham dental office co-workers thankful for their receptionist
November 24, 2016 - 4:00pm
The annual Holiday Parade of Lights will begin at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 25. New this year, Lakes Radio 99.5 will announce the floats live. Focus file photo
Lion's Holiday Parade of Lights is Nov. 25 in Perham
November 24, 2016 - 7:30am
November 18, 2016
Visibility was low throughout Perham and the surrounding areas after the state's first snowstorm hit the area with freezing rain, before turning into snow late Thursday evening into Friday morning. Jason Groth/FOCUS
First snow storm in Otter Tail County closes schools, limits travel
November 18, 2016 - 9:34am
November 16, 2016
Perham-Dent schools taking precautions after lockdown
November 16, 2016 - 11:46pm
November 15, 2016
The 1970 Perham High School yearbook is dedicated to Don Seifert, the school's longtime business secretary. This picture was taken at his desk and given the caption, "The king was in his counting house, counting all his money."  From the 1970 Perham High School yearbook
Perham's Don Seifert, known as the 'Voice of the Yellowjackets,' spent four years in the Navy
November 15, 2016 - 7:30am
November 12, 2016
Perham Lions screen children for vision problems
November 12, 2016 - 7:30am
November 10, 2016
Perham grad to speak at Veteran's Day program Nov. 11
November 10, 2016 - 12:30pm
A benefit supper and silent auction for 5-year-old Savhannah Springer of Henning, who nearly died in a farming accident in August is set for Saturday, Nov. 12, at the Bluffton Community Center. Submitted phtoto
Benefit set for Henning's Springer girl and family
November 10, 2016 - 8:30am
November 9, 2016
With win, Nornes happy to continue work in Legislature
November 9, 2016 - 12:37am
Young attorney elected to school board, while Von Ruden, Huber retain seats in Tuesday’s election
November 9, 2016 - 12:26am
October 29, 2016
Perham Food Shelf changes name to 'The Bridge'
October 29, 2016 - 7:15am
October 28, 2016
Perham-Dent School district requests no clown costumes
October 28, 2016 - 1:00pm
From left, Levi, Charlie and Nora Murdock along with Quinn Hanson start off the first ever Run Home 5K on the 27th anniversary of the Jacob Wetterling abduction, held last Saturday in Perham. About 35 people participated in the run to remember the Wetterling family and in support of all missing and exploited children. Jason Groth/FOCUS
Run Home raises $1,500 for missing children, families
October 28, 2016 - 8:30am
October 22, 2016
118 trees relocated from middle school to site of new high school
October 22, 2016 - 8:30am