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Mac Tobkin: A founding farmer of Perham
Victory Estates not a done deal yet
Task force proposes new high school: Additions at middle, elementary schools also recommended
Working up to it: Haitian man hopes his temporary job in Perham will help him land a permanent job back home
Special to the Perham Focus: Get to know your candidates
Perham advances with win over Barnesville
Yellowjackets sweep Section 8A Cross Country Championships
Yellowjackets cruise in playoff opener
Perham runners gearing up for Sections
Perham earns No. 1 seed
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Fall Home Magazine
Perham Oasis to open ahead of schedule
All in All in Frazee set to open in style
Baking up a new business: Prospective owner seeks community support to bring a bakery back to downtown Perham
'Everywhere is beautiful’: Ukrainian man is enjoying his time in the Perham area as part of Global Workforce program
Expansion nearly complete at resource recovery facility
VIDEO: Gourd almighty! Ottertail's Pumpkin Festival
The PACC celebrates 25 years
Ottertail’s 14th annual Pumpkin Festival
A festival to fall for: Perham’s Harvest Fest will offer fun for families, this Saturday
Sit, Stay, SMILE!
September 24, 2013
Gabriele Anderson ends 2013 Season at Fifth Avenue Mile
Minneapolis/St. Paul – Sept. 23, 2013 – It was a weekend of successful competitions on the East Coast for five Team USA Minnesota distance runners, with Jon Peterson and Andrew Carlsonfinishing fourth and sixth respectively at the Cow Harbor 10k, Meghan Peyton placing seventh...
September 24, 2013 - 2:20pm
August 13, 2013
Gabriele Anderson representing Perham on the world running stage
Gabriele Anderson was back in Perham on a quick vacation after completing what should be called her “Summer of the Personal Best.” Anderson set personal best marks in three different races this summer, the 800m, the 1500m - her specialty, and most recently, the 3,000m at Queen...
sports / features
August 13, 2013 - 1:01pm
April 24, 2013
Gabriele Anderson fifth at USA 1 Mile Road Championship
DES MOINES, Iowa — According to a Tuesday report by USA Running Circuit, Gabriele Anderson finished in fifth place in the USA 1 Mile Road Championships in a time of 4:44.80. Kate Grace won the event in a time of 4:43.02. Read the full story here. Anderson post-race interview (VIDEO)...
April 24, 2013 - 2:09pm
January 1, 2009
East Otter Tail assault on hunger
Perham, with its many food-related industries, appreciates the importance of providing basic nutritional needs to our world. Unfortunately, sometimes these needs are not met, especially for children. Each day, 18,000 children die from starvation. Knowing that these children...
January 1, 2009 - 12:00am
December 28, 2008
The vital role of the military chaplain
Lieutenant Commander Paul A. Anderson is currently serving with the 1st Marines Wing Support Squadron unit on the Ramadi base in Iraq. Rev....
December 28, 2008 - 12:00am
December 12, 2008
For five years, 'Angel Vigil' has become holiday ritual
In ritual, there is strength and hope. And for the past five years, Perham's Angel of Hope Candlelight Vigil has become a source of strength for hundreds. The 2008 ritual was Dec. 6, with nearly 150 sharing grief--and hope--together. Familiar to this ritual is Erin Anderson,...
December 12, 2008 - 12:00am
August 28, 2008
Perham's Pastor Anderson ships out to Iraq as Marine Chaplain
With a wife, five kids, and a newly formed church to pastor--and a recent call to serve our country in Iraq for a year-- it appears that timing is not on Rev. Paul Anderson's side. Yet, despite the difficulties and heartache of leaving both family and flock behind, Anderson is determined...
August 28, 2008 - 12:00am
March 12, 2008
Erin Anderson spreads his wings
"'Synod' means working together," explains Erin Anderson, longtime Calvary Lutheran Church youth director. As he prepares to leave his position at the Perham church, Anderson reflects on the significance behind the direction he is headed in. Anderson has accepted a position where...
March 12, 2008 - 12:00am