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October 27, 2016
Emily Dreyer (formerly Rutten), with her husband Michael and their Brittany Spaniel, Mootsie. The two were wed this past July at their home in Ottertail. Emily, who was born and raised in Perham and still has many relatives in the area, said family is very important to her.  Submitted photo
Perham graduate is called an 'Extreme go-getter'
October 27, 2016 - 9:34am
September 30, 2016
Perham's Jack DeConcini finds daylight after the offensive line gave him a gaping hole to run through against East Grand Forks. DeConcini rushed for four touchdowns in the win.
A leader on and off the field
September 30, 2016 - 12:00pm
September 27, 2016
Seeking local 'characters, kind folks and curmudgeons' for upcoming story series
September 27, 2016 - 12:50pm
July 22, 2016
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
July 22, 2016 - 1:44pm
June 23, 2016
Perham's Becca Huus watches her shot during the Class AA Championships at the Ridges at Sand Creek in Jordan, Minn. Robert Williams/Forum News Service
Huus ends Yellowjacket golf career at state
June 23, 2016 - 11:56am
June 17, 2016
Golden Gopher head coach Tracy Claeys introduces Payton Jordahl to the crowd at the Perham Lakeside Golf Course. Jason Groth/FOCUS
Gopher coach announces scholarship for Perham athlete
June 17, 2016 - 11:28am
April 28, 2016
End of an era
April 28, 2016 - 12:41pm
February 12, 2016
Katrina Nordick takes a shot for Minnesota-Crookston. Submitted photo
Nordick's Last Name Might Be Different But Her Game Has Helped Make UMC An NSIC Contender
February 12, 2016 - 11:46am
July 2, 2015
Jason Groth/FOCUS
Ryan Wipper raises two fingers for the camera as he finished second in the 12th annual Average Joe Traithlon.
Miller wins Average Jo Triathlon for second straight year
July 2, 2015 - 4:06pm
August 31, 2014
This photo captures a moment where words were worthless and being charged to describe such moments was one of the most rewarding working moments here at the Perham Focus. While all the state runs by so many teams were special in their own ways, this 2011 boys basketball championship run to Target Center was remarkable.  Photo by Paul Gregersen, someone who routinely gave of his free time to take fantastic photos at state tournaments for Perham and New York Mills schools.
The winding road home
August 31, 2014 - 3:39am
August 18, 2014
Kent Spriggs took an early lead and held on for his first Pine to Palm Mid-Am championship defeating Perham's Bob Cavanagh. Brian Basham/DL Newspapers
Spriggs holds early lead for Mid-Am championship win over Cavanagh
August 18, 2014 - 2:19pm
Ben Welle of Moorhead watches his tee shot on hole No. 14 at Detroit Country Club during the championship match of the Pine to Palm on Sunday. Brian Basham / Forum News Service
Welle is Pine to Palm's 82nd champion
August 18, 2014 - 9:03am
August 15, 2014
Perham's Taylor Cavanagh will play Kretchman in the next round. Cavanagh defeated former champion Todd Hillier 5 and 4 Thursday. Brian Basham/Forum News Service
Kretchman stuns top seed at Pine to Palm, faces Taylor Cavanagh next
August 15, 2014 - 9:48am
August 14, 2014
Grady Meyer of Fargo hits a putt on the par-4 No. 10 green during the Pine to Palm golf tournament Wednesday at Detroit Country Club. Meyer posted a two-day total of 134 to earn medalist honors. Robert Williams/FOCUS
Fargo's Meyer takes medalist honors at Pine to Palm
August 14, 2014 - 1:47pm
Ben Bucholz (4) at the first UMC practice of the season Thursday morning Aug. 14. Photo courtesy of Derek Martin/Crookston Times
Potential Bucholz vs Heins matchup highlights preseason football at BSU and UMC for Jacket fans
August 14, 2014 - 1:11pm