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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 15, 2016
The 1970 Perham High School yearbook is dedicated to Don Seifert, the school's longtime business secretary. This picture was taken at his desk and given the caption, "The king was in his counting house, counting all his money."  From the 1970 Perham High School yearbook
Perham's Don Seifert, known as the 'Voice of the Yellowjackets,' spent four years in the Navy
November 15, 2016 - 7:30am
October 27, 2016
Dreyer began working as the Community Education/Administrative Services Coordinator for the Perham-Dent School District in October 2015.  Submitted photo
Perham grad Emily Dreyer called 'extreme go-getter'
October 27, 2016 - 9:56am
Seeking local 'characters, kind folks and curmudgeons' for upcoming story series
September 27, 2016 - 12:50pm
June 19, 2014
Paxton and his parents, Tasha Licence and Ryan Brummund. Paxton began having symptoms like a runny nose and watery eyes around his first birthday. After his symptoms worsened, a brain scan revealed a large tumor in the back of his brain and along the brainstem. 
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Staying strong for Paxton; Toddler’s parents, Perham community pray and hope for the little ‘Superman’ struggling with brain tumor
June 19, 2014 - 3:12pm
April 4, 2014
Perham graduate Tanja Dwire, left, has created the 7:10 Foundation to bring needed supplies to people in Haiti. Here, she is shown with 90-year-old Madam Baguette, to whom she brought a pair of sandals from the foundation. “She was tickled pink,” Tanja said of Baguette’s reaction to her new shoes. The Haitian woman walks miles to attend a weekly widow’s group.
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Helpers in Haiti: Perham grad starts charitable 7:10 Foundation
April 4, 2014 - 2:52pm
April 3, 2014
LeRoy and Ruth Wegscheid (couple on the right), spoke at St. Lawrence Parish along with Greg and Debbie Pouliot, the parents of LeRoy's heart donor. Debbie is holding a photo of her son, Jeff, whose donated organs saved multiple lives, including LeRoy’s.
Elizabeth Huwe/FOCUS
Have (and give) a heart; families share their transplant story to raise organ donor awareness
April 3, 2014 - 3:40pm
March 28, 2014
"I'm glad it was there": How the food shelf helped one local man during a rough patch
March 28, 2014 - 9:51am
March 27, 2014
Steve Peloquin and Maggie Rennicke strike a pose at  Dancing with the Stars. 
Elizabeth Huwe/FOCUS
Dancing for a cure: 3K raised for relay for life
March 27, 2014 - 10:52am