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July 7, 2014
At the 2013 relay, teams raised upwards of $70,000 for the American Cancer Society to promote research, education, advocacy and patient services. This year, their goal is to reach at least $90,000.
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‘Armed with hope, to finish the fight’: Relay for Life is July 11
July 7, 2014 - 8:00am
July 4, 2014
‘Our kids deserve way better’: Task force holds first meeting, tours PHS
July 4, 2014 - 1:29am
June 23, 2014
Caitlin and Brynnan Covington kicked things off at this year’s Turtle Fest Grand Parade, leading 70 floats, marching bands, trucks and other entries through Perham on Friday evening. The storm that passed over town that afternoon only kept about five entries away; everybody else held out and participated, despite a short delay in the parade's start time. 
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Turtle Fest 2014: A photo gallery
June 23, 2014 - 1:36pm
June 19, 2014
Paxton and his parents, Tasha Licence and Ryan Brummund. Paxton began having symptoms like a runny nose and watery eyes around his first birthday. After his symptoms worsened, a brain scan revealed a large tumor in the back of his brain and along the brainstem. 
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Staying strong for Paxton; Toddler’s parents, Perham community pray and hope for the little ‘Superman’ struggling with brain tumor
June 19, 2014 - 3:12pm
May 29, 2014
Stacy Olson, of the Ottertail Post Office, helped load donations for delivery to the food shelf.
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Postal workers collect 650 pounds of food for Perham Food Shelf
May 29, 2014 - 3:03pm
April 23, 2014
Large inflatable bouncers, like this one from last year's carnival, will be on hand to entertain kids.
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Fun for families: The Perham Community Carnival
April 23, 2014 - 2:37pm
April 11, 2014
'It's been quite a ride' Perham community and business leaders celebrate growth, address current worker shortage
April 11, 2014 - 11:57am
April 10, 2014
Community garden looking for volunteers to ‘dig in’
April 10, 2014 - 12:57pm
March 6, 2014
Colleen Sazama and Mary Chase, left to right, will be visiting Perham area businesses and community members late this week to raise awareness for their cause.
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Building connections to fight a destructive disease
March 6, 2014 - 9:52am
February 14, 2014
Nicky Haverland in 2006, right after winning the East Otter Tail County Fair Demolition Derby. Derbying ran in the family, she said, and she learned how to build a car when she was just a teenager. She competed for a few years, winning two derbies and finishing third and fourth in two others.
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Former Miss Perham on her way to a Ph.D. in biomedical research
February 14, 2014 - 12:11pm
February 10, 2014
Perham Family Dentistry’s “Flossing Flamingos” took second place in the team costume contest.
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Tickled pink: Freezin' For a Reason raises $15K for Kinship
February 10, 2014 - 2:37pm
January 17, 2014
Jahnke earns hospital trustee certification
January 17, 2014 - 11:11am
December 6, 2013
Safe Routes to School plan lays groundwork for healthy change
December 6, 2013 - 12:05pm
November 27, 2013
Brenda Biegler, left, and Julie Stroh deliver Meals on Wheels some Thursdays as part of a United Community Bank volunteer rotation. They said they enjoy the experience because it gives them the opportunity to get out into the community and talk to people. After all, Stroh added with a little laugh, “community is our middle name!”
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The unpaid delivery drivers: Meals on Wheels volunteers bring food and comfort to people in Perham
November 27, 2013 - 3:33pm
November 25, 2013
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November 25, 2013 - 3:48pm
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