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August 20, 2017
Perham's overall scores for science and reading fell 6.8 percentage points and 4.4 percents, respectively. Math did have the slight increase, though, going from 58.8 percent proficient in 2016 to 61.6 percent proficient in 2017. (file photo)
Minnesota test show minorities still struggle, Perham district scores drop in science and reading
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June 5, 2017
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UND professor under fire after social media comments
June 5, 2017 - 8:25am
May 11, 2017
Author Sherman Alexie reads from one of his books April 22, 2016 at an event on the Arizona State University Tempe campus. Photo via Arizona State University English Department / Flickr.
Parents ask Minn. school district to remove Sherman Alexie book from curriculum
May 11, 2017 - 8:20am
May 9, 2017
The Perham Area Boys & Girls Club has grown tremendously since opening in 2011. Marie Johnson/FOCUS
Boys & Girls Clubs celebrate growth, success
May 9, 2017 - 10:26am
May 8, 2017
Minnesota on the verge of teacher licensing overhaul
May 8, 2017 - 6:00am
May 3, 2017
Emergency personnel load a person into a North Memorial helicopter on the scene of an accident Wednesday morning, May 3, north of Bemidji, Minn., which involved a school bus. Maggi Stivers / Forum News Serviceplay button
One student airlifted after school bus crash north of Bemidji
May 3, 2017 - 7:22pm
April 11, 2017
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Amid school funding debate, Minnesota's 2014 teacher of the year loses job
April 11, 2017 - 8:44am
April 6, 2017
Perham High School teacher plans book about notable grads
April 6, 2017 - 12:37pm
March 24, 2017
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Minn. vice principal arrested on suspicion of soliciting a child for sex
March 24, 2017 - 8:24pm
March 15, 2017
The sun peaks from between clouds Jan. 1, 2017, to illumine the Minnesota Capitol, which will host the new legislative session beginning Tuesday, Jan. 3. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Seniority-based teacher layoffs debate to reignite at Minnesota Capitol
March 15, 2017 - 8:36pm
February 20, 2017
Minn. school district requiring approval of prom dresses before dance
February 20, 2017 - 3:45pm
December 2, 2016
Odelia Wegscheid, or 'Grandma Odie,' as she's better known by students and teachers in Perham, is a Foster Grandparent volunteer. Here, she is leading a small group activity with some of Mrs. Guehna's kindergartners at Heart of the Lakes Elementary School last Wednesday. They are, left to right: Tegan Zeise, Talon Schmitz and Tristian Nelson. Marie Johnson/FOCUS
Everybody 'love, love, loves' Perham's Grandma Odie
December 2, 2016 - 4:35pm
November 17, 2016
Authorities identify boy as suspect in vague Minnesota school threat
November 17, 2016 - 11:37am
November 16, 2016
Perham-Dent schools taking precautions after lockdown
November 16, 2016 - 11:46pm
September 19, 2016
Police blocked streets in some areas of downtown Farmington on Monday, Sept. 19. At around 9:35 a.m., the Farmington Police posted that the incident had been cleared.
Man shooting at squirrels puts Minnesota schools on lockdown
September 19, 2016 - 12:52pm
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