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Trump vows military to be ‘bigger and better and stronger than ever before’
Perham students place in Knowledge Bowl meet
Man suffers head injury in crash
Perham sends one to international science fair, team to state science contest
Minn. man charged for swindling $60,000 from friend after faking cancer
DNR urges caution on rapidly deteriorating ice
Anderson overtime winner redemption for Pirates
Perham girls erase deficit, secure home win
Perham wrestlers ready for Section 8AA Individual Championships
Perham gymnastic trio ready for state
Wilma (Jeanne) Wilder Lueders
Troy A. Ash
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Steve's Sanitation buys Jon & Son's Disposal
Local ag experts make a 'dynamic' team: Jerry Morberg, Michael Steeke start Dynamic Cropping Systems
Arvig names new director of marketing
City approves Mexican restaurant liquor license; Owners plan to open soon
Nelson joins Bachmann Carow Real Estate team
A ceremony full of heart: new Valentine Royalty crowned at Perham Living
Three weeks in Haiti a life-changing experience for three OTC men: LREC linemen from Pelican Rapids help bring power to nation
Dancing through life: Long-time loves Wayne and Pearl Romann reflect on 68 “easygoing” years together, on and off the dance floor
Blue Jackets awarded to local FFA members
Bless her heart: Jan Nermoe faces heart disease with perseverance and determination
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!)
Letter: Quit whining; fat shaming is warranted
McFeely: Here is the column that got writer booted from Fergus Falls newspaper
Polar plunge set to make a splash in Perham this weekend
TV icon Mary Tyler Moore, who 'made it after all,' dies at 80
Director: Talented cast performs "Little Shop of Horrors'
A Center for the Arts will feature Flamenco and Mediterranean Music from Spain: Las Migas
The Rose Ensemble brings program about Jerusalem to Detroit Lakes
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
June 15, 2015
Grow Perham: PRO Resources
Perham Area Chamber of Commerce volunteer, Amanda Monahan, and Emily Rutten, associate director of the chamber recently visited Mike Brodsho, CEO of PRO Resources, located in Detroit Lakes. PRO Resources is a professional employer organization, established in 1990, that specializes...
June 15, 2015 - 9:51am
June 9, 2015
June really snuck up on me this year. Sometimes, I still catch myself writing 2014 and the year is almost half over! June brings a lot of...
June 9, 2015 - 4:06pm
Growing Perham through Grow Minnesota: Hometown Repair
Perham Area Chamber of Commerce volunteers Shiloh Cariveau and Chuck Johnson recently visited Hometown Repair. Hometown Repair is an auto repair business owned by Lee and Shirley Metcalf. They now have two locations: Hometown Repair at 425 E Main Street and Hometown Quick...
June 9, 2015 - 3:07pm
May 29, 2015
Karvonen’s passes to fourth generation
It was a transaction almost 90 years in the making - Karvonen’s, the furniture store on Main Street in Perham, has been purchased by Aaron...
May 29, 2015 - 1:07pm
May 21, 2015
Paisley Lane opens in Ottertail
A new business has sprouted up in the city of Ottertail. Paisley Lane, which is located on Highway 78, has opened its doors to the public. “We...
May 21, 2015 - 11:56am