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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
August 28, 2013
DNR pilot looks for lakeshore violations, illegal activity
Area lakeshore owners who occasionally borrow their neighbor’s weed roller to clear out the aquatic vegetation in the water around their dock...
August 28, 2013 - 2:33pm
July 26, 2013
More businesses now fall under AIS training requirement
Businesses that decontaminate, rent or lease boats or other water-related equipment will now be required to attend aquatic invasive species (AIS) training and acquire a permit under a state law change that took effect July 1, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. “Before...
July 26, 2013 - 9:52am
July 10, 2013
Minnesota's wolf population down nearly 25 percent
DULUTH -- A survey across Minnesota's northern forest last winter showed the state has about 2,211 wolves, down about 700 from the most recent...
July 10, 2013 - 10:38am
June 26, 2013
Crookston moose relocated
The Crookston Police Department and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources tranquilized the moose that had been occasionally entering...
June 26, 2013 - 10:28am
June 10, 2013
DNR urges patience before cutting trees
Logging is underway following the May 14 fire that burned 7,100 acres in Hubbard, Wadena and Becker counties, area DNR Forestry supervisor Mark...
June 10, 2013 - 2:31pm
June 6, 2013
Bear shot by game warden near McGregor after attack on woman
A 72-year-old McGregor woman was bitten and clawed by a sow bear before the animal and her three yearlings left the woman’s property Monday night. The woman received “non-life-threatening” injuries and the bear later was killed when it charged at a state conservation officer,...
June 6, 2013 - 10:50am
May 22, 2013
Minnesota DNR lifts burn bans in 32 counties
Prompted by recent rains, the Department of Natural Resources on Tuesday lifted burning restrictions in all or parts of 32 Minnesota counties, including Becker, Hubbard, Otter Tail, Todd and Wadena. The DNR also lifted burning restrictions in Aitkin, Anoka, Benton, Carlton, Cass,...
May 22, 2013 - 9:29am
Rain helps contain 7,100-acre grass fire in Park Rapids area
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. – A 7,100-acre grass fire that consumed 64 buildings last week is contained. Weekend rains helped departments get the fire under control. “We got rain, and that’s excellent,” Jeff Edmonds, spokesman for the state Department of Natural Resources, said...
May 22, 2013 - 9:04am
May 13, 2013
Burning bans in effect
Statewide fire conditions have led the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to place burning restrictions in the following counties: Aitkin, Anoka, Becker, Beltrami, Benton, Carlton, Chisago, Clearwater, Crow Wing, Dakota, Douglas, Hennepin, Hubbard, Isanti, Itasca, Kanabec,...
May 13, 2013 - 2:18pm
May 9, 2013
Groundwater levels a rising concern in Minnesota
Editor’s note: This is the second part of a two-part story examining Perham’s water. This article focuses on groundwater levels, while the first part, published in last week’s Focus, looked at nitrate levels in the drinking water. Groundwater has been making waves in Minnesota...
May 9, 2013 - 3:51pm
April 18, 2013
Walk for Glendalough is this Saturday
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, along with the Glendalough Park Partners, will host the 17th annual “Walk for Glendalough” at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 20, at the trail center at Glendalough State Park in Battle Lake. There is no fee to enter the park on this day,...
April 18, 2013 - 1:12pm
March 28, 2013
Shoreland ordinance changes coming
Otter Tail County Commissioners are planning to make changes to the Shoreland Management Ordinance. Possible changes discussed at recent meetings include guidelines for shoreline alterations, criteria for conditional use permits, grade/fill permits, retaining walls and other related...
March 28, 2013 - 2:45pm
February 8, 2013
DNR eagle cam hooked up and ready for hatch
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has launched an "eagle cam," a live online video feed of a pair of nesting American bald eagles...
February 8, 2013 - 10:27am
May 2, 2012
Pine lakes slot regulations set to expire next year
The opener, the break, the bite, the class, the limit - the colloquial adages of angling. In 2003, that local lake lexicon added another: The slot. The slot, in this instance, is a Minnesota DNR experimental, 10-year regulation on Big and Little Pine lakes which mandates all caught...
May 2, 2012 - 2:18pm