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Sanford bash for 15,000: Concert featuring Fergie, Lionel Richie, marks completion of nearly $500 million hospital
Two injured, one critically, in three-car crash
Perham Focus offered in E-PAPER format free through June 30
Photo mockups of new Perham High School released
A sweet arrangement: Couple develops hardy bees, solar gardens and location-specific honey
Perham Buzz regroup in victory over Ottertail Central
Perham earns split with Hibbing
Familiar faces take home Turtle Fest Road Race
Perham wins annual wood bat tournament
HOL announces baseball awards
Roger H. Kawlewski
James Ray Peach
Dallas Martin Mursu
Lillyan Ann Schertler
Owen John Kimball
Area students graduate from MState
UND releases honor lists
Lake Region Electric Coop to expand with natural gas
Perham health to celebrate 115 years with community picnic
Schoenenberger grand opening slated for June 11
United Community Bank named a Minnesota Housing Top Producing Lender for home improvement loans
Perham Hotel Receives Top Honors at GrandStay Hospitality, LLC Brand Conference
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
Oh my aching head: Advice for headache and migraine sufferers
Has the 2016 election changed our perception of the truth? Hmmm...
Letter: The U.S. is weaker when it works alone
What are the rules regarding transporting fuel cans?
How to control those apple maggot flies DIY style
Maplewood State Park to host local, live talent June 17
Live raptors at cultural center June 16
Historic tour of Perham to be held June 15
'The Turtle Keeper': Where Perham's racing turtles go when they're not being raced
New York Mills author releases memoir
April 11, 2012
Not your everyday spring break
MY COUCH -- The last winter snap was heard when my fibula fractured just after the Ides of March.
April 11, 2012 - 12:01pm
April 5, 2012
Column: My trip to the big city
Last weekend found me downtown in Minneapolis, meeting two of 'The Young Girls' (the daughters, who are not so young as they used to be, but...
April 5, 2012 - 10:42am
Column: A fun-filled weekend of supporting our schools
This past weekend two events were held in support of Perham-Dent public schools. Friday night, the annual carnival was held at Heart of the...
April 5, 2012 - 10:38am
March 29, 2012
The Prairie Spy: When Lady Kenmore calls
I was called down to the basement last night by Lady Kenmore, the New Electric Dryer. She said it was urgent. I took that with a grain of salt,...
March 29, 2012 - 11:46am
March 22, 2012
The things I've seen
I can recall the day I sat down with my college advisor during freshmen orientation. Although that day was riddled with financial paperwork and...
March 22, 2012 - 1:17pm
March 19, 2012
Before Mom went viral: Marilyn's son gives take on the columnist beyond an Olive Garden review
My mom, Marilyn Hagerty, now seems destined to be remembered forever as the lady who wrote that review of the Olive Garden -- "a masterpiece...
March 19, 2012 - 4:06pm
March 8, 2012
Column: FMSC inspires mountain bikers
My introduction to Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) occurred a few years back on the job. I was writing a story on the organization, which...
March 8, 2012 - 10:36am
February 29, 2012
Column: Schools prove eye-opening
School's still cool. That's the impression I've gotten over the last few weeks, anyway. I've been sitting in on classes at Perham schools for...
February 29, 2012 - 12:24pm
February 22, 2012
Column: Where are all the journalists?
After attending a career fair largely geared at high school students last week at M State - Fergus Falls, I walked away a bit perplexed. I...
February 22, 2012 - 9:04am
February 3, 2012
Column: People in need have lots of 'Friends' - and friends - here
Last Saturday I was fortunate to attend the Friends of Friends charity event in Ottertail, a benefit to raise money for the fight against hunger in Otter Tail County. That same night in Perham, a benefit was being held for Stefanie Hurt and Stephen Doll, a local father and daughter...
February 3, 2012 - 12:06pm
December 12, 2011
Column: Drinking the orange Kool-Aid
Forgive me, Minnesota, for I have sinned. I spent my Sunday afternoon rooting for the Denver Broncos. Before you turn the page, hear me out....
December 12, 2011 - 12:13pm
November 29, 2011
Column: Logged miles and state titles
With the end of the girls swimming season, a close has come to the autumnal sporting season and did so in a rare occurrence, with no state champion. I...
November 29, 2011 - 5:15pm
November 10, 2011
Column: Jackets making believers
It was the end of week six of the football season and a fellow employee, who shall not be named, (Deb Spiczka) asked me what I thought the chances...
November 10, 2011 - 8:26am
October 26, 2011
Column: The unknown - and Tuffy's
I was never the type of child who attempted to sneak a peak at hidden Christmas or birthday presents. It wasn't because I as an angel, but simply due to the fact that the excitement of the surprise meant more to me than the thrill of knowing what the gift was. In many ways, I'm...
October 26, 2011 - 4:06pm
Column: The perfect path to Perham
You know a thing is meant to be when everything about it falls into place; when the stars align in your favor, laying a path before your feet. That's how it was for me with moving to Perham. From the time I first saw the employment listing to the day I moved into my new home here,...
October 26, 2011 - 4:03pm