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April 17, 2017
Students at Underwood High School honor Henning sophomore Jacob Quam with a sign after he died in a car crash Thursday. Submitted photo and illustration
Henning comes together to mourn tragic loss of Jacob Quam
April 17, 2017 - 8:39am
April 3, 2017
Teresa Stoderl has been in nursing for 40 years, and has taken care of hundreds of local patients and their families. She's gotten to know most of them on a personal level, and has cared for up to three generations of some families.  Marie Johnson/FOCUS
Going 'above and beyond': Perham nurse Teresa Stoderl has touched ‘hundreds and hundreds’ of lives during her 40-year career
April 3, 2017 - 11:24am
March 21, 2017
Little Remi VanCleef of Perham, sitting on mom Heather Lehman's lap at the fun fair Sunday, was all smiles and giggles as she got her face painted. Marie Johnson/FOCUS
Giggles, games and goodies: St. Henry's Fun Fair
March 21, 2017 - 9:01am
March 16, 2017
Kellie Smith with her daughter, Olive, whom she says has been “an angel” since the accident. Kellie suffered a traumatic brain injury in a head-on car crash which has given her a new perspective. Submitted photo by JMA Photography
'How beautiful the brain is': Perham woman and crash survivor, Kellie Smith, reaches out to others like her with new brain injury support group
March 16, 2017 - 4:32pm
Brian Cooney and his daughter Claire at Hector International Airport Wednesday, March 15.play button
Perham father reunited with daughter who went missing
March 16, 2017 - 9:13am
March 15, 2017
Cory Hepola, a weekend news anchor at KARE 11 in Minneapolis, is pictured on the cover of the March issue of Twin Cities Business magazine. Cover image used with permission
Perham grad Cory Hepola featured in metro area magazine
March 15, 2017 - 10:31am
March 14, 2017
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Father of Claire Cooney 'overwhelmed with joy' to bring her home to Perham
March 14, 2017 - 9:27am
January 30, 2017
Prairie Wind Middle School student Joe Goodman, front, and his Kinship mentor Gary Foss, of Perham, keep the focus on fun when spending time together.  Marie Johnson/FOCUS
Boys just want to have fun: Perham Kinship mentor shares slice of life with mentee
January 30, 2017 - 12:33pm
January 13, 2017
Tanya Sazama and her husband Rick with their four children, left to right: Hunter, 20, Rhagen, 4, Cassidee, 2, and Mason, 12. Tanya has owned the Wagon Wheel store in Richville for the past 15 years. She was diagnosed about a year ago with a very rare form of terminal stage IV lung cancer, a type that tends to occur in younger nonsmokers like her.  Submitted photo
Time Race for Tanya: Benefit planned for Richville mother of four diagnosed with terminal cancer
January 13, 2017 - 9:56am
September 21, 2016
The Perham Area's latest Little Free Library stands at the end of Aerovilla Road, on Devil's Lake northwest of Perham. Neighbors are invited to a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the small structure this Saturday at 4 p.m.  Marie Johnson/FOCUS
Neighbors come together to erect Perham's latest Little Free Library
September 21, 2016 - 11:53am
September 17, 2016
Alison Francis is the new volunteer events coordinator for United Way in Perham. She started on June 13.  Francis will be planning events, finding different ways to support the community and come up with ideas on how United Way may accomplish those goals with her co-workers.
Francis takes reins of UW events coordinator in Perham
September 17, 2016 - 10:50am
June 23, 2016
Dr. Corey Nyhus has been a family medicine physician at Perham Health for the past 11 years. He will be retiring June 30.
Finishing out a 40-year career in caring
June 23, 2016 - 12:34pm
April 28, 2016
Rotary Spring Fling raises $42,000 for local projects
April 28, 2016 - 12:27pm
March 18, 2015
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As the East Otter Tail County’s Relay for Life “Dancing with the Stars” fundraiser nears, the event’s dancers gave up their Saturday morning to put in extra practice time. Pictured from left to right are: Jeff Fritz and Brianna Alley; Chuck Hofius and Mia Jewell; and Pat Meyer and Tristan Watchorn.
Dancers to ‘star’ in Relay fundraiser
March 18, 2015 - 4:00pm
February 5, 2015
Cheers to Landmark Liquors: Perham store has record year; revenues save taxpayers money
February 5, 2015 - 2:23pm
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