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March 17, 2017
A Paul Lake homeowner holds part of a former lawn sprinkler system, now underwater, and points to where the beach used to be prior to the onset of rising waters, in this Perham Focus photo from 2014.  Perham Focus file photo
A new plan, and new hope, for flood relief west of Perham: Little McDonald, Kerbs, Paul and Devils lakes are working together on a permanent solution to a long-standing problem
March 17, 2017 - 11:30am
March 16, 2017
East Otter Tail Midwest Dairy member Janice Huwe, left, offers white and chocolate milk samples to Jerry Kunza, left, Beau Bruhn and Randy Hintzman of New York Mills during the Perham Area Chamber’s Home and Cabin Show Saturday. The event drew in hundreds of people over two days. Debbie Irmen/Focus
Perham's home and cabin show well-attended
March 16, 2017 - 6:30pm
In 1997, a crumbling lakeshore forced LeRoy Bernstein, owner of Valley House Movers of Fargo, to move this large log cabin on an 85-foot bluff overlooking Pelican Lake in Otter Tail County. Forum News Service
How a house mover saved an $800K Otter Tail County lake cabin from becoming a 'gorgeous raft'
March 16, 2017 - 3:20pm
Brian Cooney and his daughter Claire at Hector International Airport Wednesday, March 15.play button
Perham father reunited with daughter who went missing
March 16, 2017 - 9:13am
March 15, 2017
Cory Hepola, a weekend news anchor at KARE 11 in Minneapolis, is pictured on the cover of the March issue of Twin Cities Business magazine. Cover image used with permission
Perham grad Cory Hepola featured in metro area magazine
March 15, 2017 - 10:31am
March 14, 2017
Rothsay woman wins $31,808 jackpot
March 14, 2017 - 3:40pm
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Father of Claire Cooney 'overwhelmed with joy' to bring her home to Perham
March 14, 2017 - 9:27am
Cody Dahl, age 35, has been charged with first-degree arson after burning his Long Lake Road home down. Submitted photo
UPDATE: Ottertail man who burned his home down charged with first-degree arson
March 14, 2017 - 8:51am
March 13, 2017
City to apply for grant to upgrade Arvig Park; Improvements would make the park accessible year-round
March 13, 2017 - 8:59pm
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UPDATE: Missing Perham girl Claire Cooney found safe
March 13, 2017 - 4:11pm
March 9, 2017
Classrooms in the fourth-grade wing at Heart of the Lakes Elementary school were built around a common hub that each teacher may use in the course of a school day. The area was designed for a variety of uses. Debbie Irmen/Focus
Move into new Perham elementary school complete
March 9, 2017 - 7:30am
March 8, 2017
Winds blew over this dock on the east side of Big Pine Lake Tuesday afternoon March 7.
Winds overturn dock on Big Pine Lake
March 8, 2017 - 3:35pm
March 4, 2017
This bridge crossing the Otter Tail River just north of Perham, on County State Aid Highway 8, has a sufficiency rating of 58.4 percent and has been deemed structurally insufficient.   Marie Johnson/FOCUS
Bridge work: Report shows 10 bridges in Otter Tail County are 'structurally deficient'; that's better than average
March 4, 2017 - 9:00am
March 3, 2017
Cell tower ordinance adopted in Ottertail
March 3, 2017 - 5:00pm
March 2, 2017
Kay Morris, left, with Crosspoint Alliance Church Youth Group members Serena Langen and Janie Wunderlich, at Big Sandy Summer Camp in McGregor, Minn. Morris has held a position on the governing board of the camp for the past few years, and takes about 100 Perham area kids and teens there every summer. Submitted photo
Perham's Kay Morris, beloved Crosspoint Alliance Church leader, is about to make a difference on the global stage
March 2, 2017 - 7:30am
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