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Looking for a little loot? You might find it at Arvig Park
Motorcyclist suffers broken leg near Mills
Load shaken but not spilled after leaving Highway 78
Sheriff office issues phone scam alert
Statement from the Minnesota departments of Human Services, Health and Agriculture on availability of mental health crisis line services
Buzz earn split at Fergus Falls
Vikings to offer limited free tickets to practices
Perham Sportsman's Club holds first Carp Slaughter
Belka, King finish season at Class AA Championships
Concordia taps into a legacy in naming Rachel Bergeson athletic director
LaDene "Dee" Schultz
Alfred Lawrence Byron, Jr.
Weston Michael Mindermann
Harley Hope Keith
Dawson James Trepanier
OTC COLA general meeting slated for June 21
Nomination period for EOT FSA begins June 15
Saying goodbye: Historic Norby's Department Store closing leaves family, community heartbroken
Rare quadruplet calves born on central Minnesota farm
Norby's Department Store in Detroit Lakes closing
Area students named to Dean's list at UM Crookston
Area students make Dean's list at UMD
Area students make dean's list at NDSU
Looking Back - June 14 Edition
Area students make Dean's List at MSU-Moorhead
Ask A Trooper: How do you report an unsafe driver?
Guest Editorial: Letting drug companies skate on opioid costs is contemptible
Everything is different
Guest editorial: Lawmakers sentence Minnesotans to death
Ask A Trooper: Does a trailer pulled behind a motorcycle need to be registered?
Different generations of art talent to be shown
OTBCA presents Summer in ottertail City Park music series
Summer melodrama rises from the ashes - fourth season will be in new venue
Brewery comedy tour performs at Disgruntled Brewery May 16
Perham: The Musical
'It's just a feeling you can't explain'
Thankful for family
Community cooking: Making pizzas the old-fashioned way
'Last hope': After 16 years of serious health struggles, a new mix of antibiotics could be the answer for Lois Porath
A ‘good guy’ is gone: Rodney Hanson remembered for his kindness, love of local history and many community involvements
August 8, 2012
Gabriele Anderson is running happy
To little argument, Gabriele Anderson is Perham's most inspiring contemporary sports star. Gabe arrived for our interview in bright pink Brooks...
August 8, 2012 - 10:55am
July 10, 2012
Bad sportsmanship not a well-liked topic
In a recent online column titled "Amateur baseball goes soap opera," which was about poor sportsmanship displayed at a number of baseball games recently, where particular teams and participants were called out, a small uproar reached my desk after the story had been posted on eotfocus.com...
July 10, 2012 - 9:47am
June 13, 2012
Perham 13-year-old wins Minnesota poetry contest
Perham seventh grader Nickolas Listrom visited Senator Al Franken's office in St.
June 13, 2012 - 2:37pm
April 5, 2012
Perham native is costumer on blockbuster movie, 'The Hunger Games'
Born and raised in Perham, Anne Lee is back in town - or her name is, at least.
April 5, 2012 - 9:00am
February 24, 2012
Hoffman announces run for Congress
Sen. Gretchen Hoffman, R-Vergas, has announced her bid for U.S. Congress. Hoffman told the Focus in a telephone interview she plans to challenge...
February 24, 2012 - 11:19am
December 15, 2011
4 vehicular homicide charges in death of 2010 football captain
The 21-year-old driver in a car accident that killed a New York Mills teenager is facing four felony criminal vehicular homicide charges. Daniel Edmund Resch is charged with driving over the legal limit in the July accident that ended in the death of 18-year-old Ty Vernon Bell....
December 15, 2011 - 2:44pm
December 9, 2011
Henning mom allegedly pulls gun on daughter
A 25-year-old Henning woman contacted law enforcement Thursday evening alleging her mother used a shotgun to threaten her. The woman was seeking refuge when she made the 911 call, stating that her 51-year-old mother threw a bucket of water at her, struck her in the shoulder with...
December 9, 2011 - 12:42pm
December 1, 2011
UPDATED: Sex discrimination lawsuit filed against New York Mills-based Lund Boats
The U.S. Department of Labor filed a lawsuit against Lund Boats in New York Mills Thursday, alleging the sexual discrimination of more than 200...
December 1, 2011 - 3:23pm
November 30, 2011
Big changes coming to Perham-Dent? Officials consider 4-day school week, new levy
Fresh off a fourth failed levy attempt and faced with a budget crisis, Perham-Dent School District officials are coming up with a fiscal plan of attack - one that could directly hit parents' pocketbooks. If initial talks are any indication, the district may be going to four-day school...
November 30, 2011 - 3:01pm
November 23, 2011
A new look at literacy in Perham, Minn.
At Heart of the Lakes Elementary School in Perham, learning to read looks a lot different than the experience most adults will remember. Gone...
November 23, 2011 - 9:10am
November 9, 2011
NY Mills dog breeder denies that USDA license was taken away
New York Mills former dog breeder Kathy Bauck is denying claims that her USDA license for selling animals was taken away, saying she forfeited...
November 9, 2011 - 2:49pm
November 8, 2011
Dog allegedly shot, killed by hunter outside of Richville, Minn.
A dog allegedly shot by a hunter was discovered dead Monday evening outside of Richville. According to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office, the incident is believed to have occurred around 4:30 p.m. The dog was discovered around 7 p.m. Initial reports to the sheriff's office...
November 8, 2011 - 12:43pm
October 26, 2011
Murdock, Hoffman: No general funds for new stadium
Local legislators are waiting to hear specifics regarding the governor's plan to keep the Vikings in Minnesota before sticking to a straight stance on the issue. And while the specifics of any agreements have not been set in stone, Sen. Gretchen Hoffman, R-Vergas, and Rep. Mark...
October 26, 2011 - 2:33pm
Perham leaders stand up against county alcohol permit
Perham city leaders voiced their opinions Monday evening against a proposed private liquor license in Pelican Rapids. The county board heard...
October 26, 2011 - 8:41am
October 19, 2011
Jury trial date set for man accused of stabbing Perham, Minn. woman 7 times
A jury trial has been scheduled for a Missouri man accused of stabbing a Perham woman seven times outside the Super 8 hotel. James Thomas-Lee Manning, 19, will appear before a jury Jan. 24 in Otter Tail County Court for two felony assault charges stemming from the Oct. 6 incident....
October 19, 2011 - 9:21am