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'It would be devastating': Ag producers steering Trump away from trade war with Mexico
Minnesota House Republicans detail $6 billion transportation plan
Minnesota day care loses license after 3-year-old went missing for hour
Medical marijuana supporter cites possibility of lawsuit as legislators change law approved by voters
Someone stole Kevin Wallevand's car
Ninth annual old-timers wrestling tournament
Highest-paid receiver Thielen says there are still a lot of non-believers
Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs Lake
Minnesota boaters urged to get educated before season begins
Woodie Camp applications being accepted
Peggy L. Korell
Eugene D. Herrmann
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Must be ‘ruff’: The Backyard now pampering dogs and cats with full-service grooming salon
Rumors of sporting goods store opening in Perham 'absolutely false'
Blandin Foundation awards broadband grant to Otter Tail County for feasibility study
New kid on the (cheese) block: Bongards store opening Thursday in Perham
Mexican restaurant, Los Jalapeno Taqueria in Perham now open
Otter Tail County women who died within days of each other were related
'How beautiful the brain is': Perham woman and crash survivor, Kellie Smith, reaches out to others like her with new brain injury support group
PHS students collecting change for food pantry
Perham Trolley seeks drivers for summer events
A ceremony full of heart: new Valentine Royalty crowned at Perham Living
Movies can transport viewers to new heights
Two Perham fellas help one damsel in distress
Letter to the Editor: Sazamas offer thanks for neighbors' generosity
Letter to the Editor: Sunday liquor sales resolution based on rhetoric
Guest Editorial: Don't believe your lying eyes, just believe us (wah-ha-ha!)
Giggles, games and goodies: St. Henry's Fun Fair
WE Fest lineup announced for Aug. 3-5 DL music fest
Lakes Area Home and Cabin Show starts Friday
Bill Paxton, 'Titanic' and 'Big Love' Star, Dead at 61
Watch live: April the giraffe captivating millions in anticipation of birth
August 3, 2015
Grow Perham: Make Me Wine
Perham Area Chamber of Commerce volunteer, Tim Birkeland, and the chamber’s associate director, Emily Rutten, recently visited Mary Roberts of Make Me Wine, LLC. Make Me Wine, which is on First Ave. S, in Downtown Perham, was opened in 2010. “She had been making wine for...
August 3, 2015 - 11:03am
Now that is has been going for a while, I’m going to share some information about the “Find Your Inner Otter” campaign you might have seen...
August 3, 2015 - 11:01am
July 24, 2015
Chasing summer: teen’s business makes a splash in Lakes Country
It started out as helping on her family’s resort, said Elle Chase of her introduction to kayaking and paddle boarding. At Ethel Beach...
July 24, 2015 - 11:44am
July 23, 2015
Grow Perham: Wings Flight Training
Perham Area Chamber of Commerce volunteer Amanda Monahan and the chamber’s associate director, Emily Rutten recently visited Wings Flight Training...
July 23, 2015 - 3:02pm
July 20, 2015
Grow Perham: Bay Window Quilt Shop
Perham Area Chamber of Commerce volunteer, Angie Wurgler, and associate director, Emily Rutten, recently visited Bay Window Quilt Shop and spoke with its owner, Sarah Hayden. The shop is at 116 Second Ave. SW in Perham. The building that houses the quilt shop, along with several...
July 20, 2015 - 12:21pm
July 16, 2015
Focus hires new editor
The Perham Focus would like to announce the addition of Jackie Jenson as that newspaper’s new editor. A newspaper and writing veteran, Jenson...
July 16, 2015 - 2:06pm
July 13, 2015
Grow Perham: Blossoms, Birds and Beyond
Perham Area Chamber of Commerce volunteer, Deb Anstadt, and chamber associate director, Emily Rutten, recently visited Blossoms, Birds and Beyond. This business was opened in 2005 by Nick and Jodi Theroux. It includes about 9,000 square feet – located on Second Ave. NE in Perham...
July 13, 2015 - 11:39am
July 10, 2015
Guess who gets to be a judge for the Rib Cook Off this weekend? That’s right – this girl. I am looking forward to it big time. I just...
July 10, 2015 - 12:02pm
July 6, 2015
Grow Perham: Front 20 Outfitters
Perham Area Chamber of Commerce volunteer Sue Von Ruden and the chamber’s associate director, Emily Rutten recently visited Front 20 Outfitters in Perham. Front 20 is owned by the husband-wife duo of Doug and Roxanne Harthan and was started as a trout fishing guide service in...
July 6, 2015 - 10:59am
July 2, 2015
I had an awesome week at the chamber last week, but first, let me give you some background. In January, the chamber became a Grow Minnesota!...
July 2, 2015 - 3:09pm
July 1, 2015
New Tuffy's facility set to open August 19
Tuffy’s Pet Foods, Inc. recently announced it would be opening a brand new, 130,000 square foot state-of-the-art manufacturing facility on August 19. With a formal opening celebration to be slated for that afternoon, the $70 million facility has been purpose built from the...
July 1, 2015 - 4:01pm
June 29, 2015
Grow Perham: Zorbaz of Little Pine Lake
Perham Area Chamber of Commerce volunteer, Amanda Monahan, and the chamber’s associate director, Emily Rutten recently visited Zorbaz on Little Pine Lake. Zorbaz is situated north of Perham on County Highway 51, on the shore of Little Pine Lake. Rutten and Monahan met with...
June 29, 2015 - 10:19am
June 25, 2015
I survived Turtle Fest. Around noon last Wednesday, I wasn’t quite so sure that was going to happen… but I made it! I never expected...
June 25, 2015 - 4:40pm
June 22, 2015
Grow Perham: BHH Partners
Volunteer Neil Wrangham and Emily Rutten, Associate Director of the Perham Area Chamber of Commerce recently visited with Tony Stoll of BHH Partners, an architecture firm. BHH Partners is located on Third Ave. SE, in Perham, and is a branch of the Colorado-based corporation. BHH...
June 22, 2015 - 10:10am
June 18, 2015
Disgruntled Brewing patiently awaits licensure
It’s a dream six years in the making, but local brewer Brett Doebbeling will have to wait just a bit longer to see it come true. His upstart...
June 18, 2015 - 3:30pm