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Perham EMS worker honored in Outstanding Traffic Safety Partners of the Year
Summer activities for kids offered at Perham Area Public Library
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UPDATE: Last of 9 prisoners who escaped in state van caught on Minneapolis bridge
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Speicher to compete at National Championships
Perham upsets Osakis in subsection semifinals
Yellowjackets run streak to nine straight
Perham tennis downs Minnewaska, falls to Crookston
Perham girls golf continues HOL dominance
Herbert R. Woods
Bruce D. Williamson
Tristan Adam Wike
Jaxson Michael Umland
Brooklyn Rae Collins
Chase Owen Hall
Leo James Nordick
Perham Hotel Receives Top Honors at GrandStay Hospitality, LLC Brand Conference
Local bank president among those who met with President Trump
Don't let the bugs bug you: new mosquito prevention business coming to Perham area
New border tax would affect Minnesota businesses
Lil' Evil relocating to new, larger location on Perham's East Main
Johnny Cash Tribute Show is tomorrow in Perham
MS Pizza Ranch fundraiser in Perham is April 24
Perham prom, post prom planned April 29 at PWMS
Family ties built during dirt digging
St. Henry's Church conducts renewal weekend
The birds and the bees of planting apple trees
MN House and Senate budget proposals concerning
What is a bumper height law and the law about tires that extend out past the fenders?
Letter: The new Republican repeal and Replace plan
Investing in a 21st Century workforce
Perham area calendar of events
High tunnel gardening class, kids' wet felting class set for on May 20
Bring your lawn chairs: Ottertail’s Tuesday summer concerts at the park are back
Elementary art exhibit showcases students' best
Great American Think-Off finalists announced
April 9, 2015
Baby reportedly run over by truck in rural Becker County
First responders scrambled to life flight a baby that was reportedly run over by a truck in rural Becker County this afternoon. According to Becker County dispatch, the call came in around 1:45 p.m. from a residence along County Road 133. There was no immediate report...
April 9, 2015 - 3:24pm
March 16, 2015
Three in Detroit Lakes arrested after raid uncovers meth worth $60,000 to $85,000
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – Three people are in custody after a drug task force raid at a home here yielded almost 20 ounces of meth worth $60,000 to $85,000, said the city’s police chief Monday. Detroit Lakes Police Chief Tim Eggebraaten said law enforcement officers...
March 16, 2015 - 4:47pm
March 9, 2015
3 injured in roll-over accident in Becker County
Three were injured in a crash in Becker County this morning, including a passenger who was ejected out of the vehicle, according to the State Highway Patrol. Driver Jamie L. Sargent, 44, St. Cloud, Minn., and passengers Kathleen J. Wadena, 56, Mahnomen, Minn., and...
March 9, 2015 - 10:51am
Decontamination units coming to lakes area
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – The fight against aquatic invasive species is being stepped up this summer in Becker County. The county will be getting two more decontamination units for this summer’s quest to stop AIS, and the process to hire an AIS coordinator and inspectors...
February 9, 2015 - 11:11am
August 5, 2014
Two injured after high speed crash in Frazee
Excessive speed is to blame for a car crash in Frazee that injured two people in the early hours of Saturday morning — that’s according to Becker County Sheriff Kelly Shannon. The accident happened at around 3:45 a.m. According to the report, a 36-year-old Audubon...
August 5, 2014 - 10:22am
August 1, 2014
Clay County joins in ownership of Resource Recovery Facility
Clay County, which includes the city of Moorhead, will become the fifth county to assume ownership of the Perham Resource Recovery Facility,...
August 1, 2014 - 12:59pm
June 16, 2014
Squad car thief leads authorities on high-speed chase before arrest
A 22-year-old man who stole a Becker County Sheriff’s squad car led authorities on an 18-mile high-speed chase – in another stolen vehicle – before he was stopped and arrested Saturday night. A Becker County Sheriff’s deputy arrested Dyllon James Glatzmaier of...
June 16, 2014 - 10:23am
April 7, 2014
Minn. man sentenced to prison for ninth DWI
PONEMAH, Minn. - A Ponemah man has been convicted and sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of driving while intoxicated. James Eugene Dow, 52, was sentenced to 48 months (four years) in prison, with 213 days credit for time already served. He was also...
April 7, 2014 - 2:33pm
April 21, 2013
Two inmates' jailbreak short-lived
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – Two Becker County jail inmates are back in custody after a short-lived escape Saturday. Sheriff Kelly Shannon said 30-year-old Scott Allan Sellers and 20-year-old Arlan Ray Bergstrom escaped from the jail by removing a metal plate from the handicap shower,...
April 21, 2013 - 4:07pm
July 30, 2012
Becker County authorities still seeking public's help with hit-and-run
Witnesses have provided a detailed drawing/conception of the boat that may have been involved in a hit-and-run accident on Big Cormorant Lake on July 4, the Becker County Sheriff's Office reports. The accident, which occurred at about 10 p.m., left a West Fargo man seriously injured...
July 30, 2012 - 1:01pm
July 9, 2012
West Fargo family tried to bail out as hit-and-run boater sped toward them on Big Cormorant
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- "What is that boat doing?
July 9, 2012 - 11:01am
July 6, 2012
Hit-and-run boating accident leaves one seriously injured; public's help sought
A West Fargo man was seriously injured, and his 4-year-old daughter suffered minor injuries, in a hit-and-run boating accident on Big Cormorant Lake in southwest Becker County July 4. At approximately 10:18 p.m., the Becker County Sheriff's Office was notified that a boat had been...
July 6, 2012 - 10:04am
June 29, 2012
Lake View Township takes action to fight spread of AIS
Effective yesterday, June 28, all township public commons on lakes Melissa and Sallie are temporarily closed down for the launching/removal of watercraft. An announcement shared with the Focus by the Becker County Coalition of Lake Associations states that the action is being taken...
June 29, 2012 - 12:27pm