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August 3, 2011
Could Perham become a hockey haven? Proposed arena could bring tournaments, expand program
August 3, 2011 - 3:00pm
July 27, 2011
Perham-Dent School Board votes to go ahead with levy plans
July 27, 2011 - 3:00pm
July 18, 2011
Ty Bell, 18, a 2011 graduate from New York Mills High School, was killed in a car crash over the weekend.
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2011 NY Mills grad dies in accident over weekend
July 18, 2011 - 11:55am
July 13, 2011
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Ashley Gordon, 23, and her 2-year-old daughter, Lily, were hit by a train at this crossing on South Marion Drive in late June. They both survived, sustaining only minor injuries. Gordon said she stopped at the crossing, but never saw or heard the train.
Trouble on the tracks: Crash survivor warns of dangerous crossing near Richville, Minn.
July 13, 2011 - 3:00pm
July 6, 2011
What's to be done about Perham's wide streets? Council hears recommendations from firm
July 6, 2011 - 3:00pm
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Many area houses, including this one on Devil's Lake, are still uninhabitable thanks to record lake flooding.
Summer season brings no relief from Perham-area lake flooding
July 6, 2011 - 3:00pm
June 29, 2011
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Sisters Sandy Erickson (left) and Lisa Dahl (center), along with their father, Jack Schmidt, were all diagnosed with cancer within one year of another. The family will serve as this year's honorary chairs for the East Otter Tail County Relay for Life.
Perham sisters, father survive cancer together
June 29, 2011 - 3:20pm
June 27, 2011
Perham woman and child escape train accident unscathed
June 27, 2011 - 11:27am
June 22, 2011
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Walter Matthau and Jack Lemmon sit aboard the pontoon boat now owned by Rick Lundeen, who  has a lake home on Otter Tail Lake. Lundeen was behind the camera for the shot, working as a medic on the set of Grumpier Old Men.
Grumpier Old Men boat rides on Otter Tail Lake
June 22, 2011 - 3:12pm
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St. Lawrence Church, located several miles outside of Perham, will be celebrating its 125th anniversary with an old-style picnic on Sunday, June 26.
Otter Tail County's first Catholic church turns 125
June 22, 2011 - 3:12pm
June 15, 2011
Marsh Muirhead successfully debates why poetry matters during the 19th Annual Great American Think-Off, sponsored by the New York Mills Regional Cultural Center. Muirhead was crowned the winner at this year's event, held June 11 in the NY Mills School auditorium.
Bemidji man wins Great American Think-Off on side of poetry
June 15, 2011 - 4:48pm
Ronald McDonald visits with bikers before the start of the 10th Ronald McDonald Ride in New York Mills on June 11. Sam Benshoof/FOCUS
Ronald McDonald Ride raises more than $131,600
June 15, 2011 - 3:00pm
June 8, 2011
From left, Tait, Jaden, Ali and Rylan Bormann of Perham cheer on their turtles during this year's first turtle races. Sam Benshoof/FOCUS
Slow and steady; Turtle races underway in Perham
June 8, 2011 - 3:45pm
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United Community Bank in Perham is celebrating its 100th anniversary with a celebration on Wednesday, June 15.
A century of service: Perham's United Community Bank celebrates 100 years
June 8, 2011 - 3:00pm
June 3, 2011
The New York Mills Marching Eagles have been chosen to participate in the July 4, 2012 National Independence Day Parade in Washington, D.C.
New York Mills Marching Band chosen for Washington, D.C. parade
June 3, 2011 - 9:27am