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$114,577 winning lottery ticket sold in Perham at Dean's Country Market
Newest poll shows 'Minnesota is in play' with Clinton up by 7 percentage points
Perham's Deconcini, Beachy, crowned Homecoming king and queen
Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Riders crossing N.D. 'cowboy up' for cancer awareness
Ryder Cup neighborhood gets no-pedestrian zone in Chaska
Perham boys cross country top Class A team at Mega Meet
Covington leads the pack at Milaca Mega Meet
Perham volleyball extends streak with home win over Bemidji
Josie Beachy has worked hard to help her team, and herself, grow
Mac J. Tobkin
James S. "Jim" Lindholm
Charlotte June Huddleston
Local resident receives national award for excellence in cancer advocacy
Perham hosts annual Harvest Fest Saturday
Community blood drive happening in October
TSMA's October meeting planned in Glenwood Oct. 4
Nest business opening in October
Preparing to become a caregiver takes planning
Store owner makes clean break from business
Felix joins Karkela, Hunt and Cheshire law firm
Debbie Irmen column: Nothing replaces first-day-of-school freshness
No solution in sight to approve tax relief
No matter what, oil will move
LTE:Letter presented to OTC commissioners on Star Lake Casino
Be safe on county highways over Labor Day
A Center for the Arts will feature Flamenco and Mediterranean Music from Spain: Las Migas
The Rose Ensemble brings program about Jerusalem to Detroit Lakes
Kirkbride Art and History weekend is Sept. 16-17 in Fergus Falls
Another kind of 'dance fever'
It's a dirty job
August 29, 2013
Historic Perham murders to be topic of discussion at history museum
There’s a dark tale of murder and mystery hidden in the early history of the Perham area. In June of 1882, the bodies of two surveyors were found in the unorganized territory northeast of Perham. The 15-year-old boy accused of the crime left town and was chased by the sheriff,...
August 29, 2013 - 12:05pm
History Mystery of the Week: Who is this woman?
History Mystery of the Week: Who is this woman? ‘History Mystery’ is a weekly feature of the Perham Focus. Working in partnership with the History Museum of East Otter Tail County, we will publish a ‘mystery photo’ each week, challenging you, our readers, to answer...
August 29, 2013 - 10:36am
August 15, 2013
A trip back in time Pioneer Days and Black Powder Rendezvous
This weekend, there will be an opportunity to return to the ‘good ole days’ and discover what it was like to live in them. At Pioneer...
August 15, 2013 - 11:49am
August 8, 2013
HISTORY MYSTERY OF THE WEEK: Who is this?
A Perham High School gymnast is pictured on the uneven bars in 1971. What is her name? ‘History Mystery’ is a weekly feature of the Perham...
August 8, 2013 - 12:23pm
August 1, 2013
Author, historian to speak at museum
Next Wednesday, Aug. 7, author and historian Terry Shannon will visit the History Museum of East Otter Tail County in Perham to share his experiences and artifacts about the 1715 Spanish Plate Fleet on the Florida Treasure Coast, where he spends his winters. Shannon’s family-friendly...
August 1, 2013 - 3:25pm
HISTORY MYSTERY: Where do they work?
Kathy Buck, Mrs. Renowski, Helen Krueger, Rose Zilkowski and Rick Boedigheimer are on the job in 1971. Where do they work? ‘History Mystery’...
August 1, 2013 - 12:46pm
July 11, 2013
History Mystery: Who is this woman?
Seated at the head of the table of the Perham Public Library, checking out books for patrons in the early to mid-‘70s, is this woman... who...
July 11, 2013 - 4:41pm
July 2, 2013
Happy Birthday, America!
It’s the Fourth of July! For many of us, that means a day or two off work, cookouts with family, a weekend at the lake, and, of course,...
July 2, 2013 - 10:18am
June 27, 2013
History Mystery of the Week: What year was this?
What year was this? ‘History Mystery’ is a weekly feature of the Perham Focus. Working in partnership with the History Museum of East Otter Tail County, we will publish a ‘mystery photo’ each week, challenging you, our readers, to answer a question about it. If you...
June 27, 2013 - 1:24pm
June 21, 2013
‘Dalton, Never a Dull Moment’
Celebrate small town history with “Dalton, Never A Dull Moment,” at the Dalton Opera House on Friday, June 28 at 7 p.m. Dalton’s history comes alive through a unique combination of actor portrayals, old time music and storytelling. Local figures such as State Senator Ole...
June 21, 2013 - 2:15pm
HISTORY MYSTERY: Who is this man?
Who is this man? ‘History Mystery’ is a weekly feature of the Perham Focus. Working in partnership with the History Museum of East Otter Tail County, we will publish a ‘mystery photo’ each week, challenging you, our readers, to answer a question about it. If you have...
June 21, 2013 - 11:49am
June 14, 2013
HISTORY MYSTERY OF THE WEEK: What building is this?
‘History Mystery’ is a weekly feature of the Perham Focus. Working in partnership with the History Museum of East Otter Tail County, we...
June 14, 2013 - 12:46pm
June 10, 2013
100 years after ore boat disappeared in Lake Superior storm, searchers locate wreck
Just a few months shy of 100 years after it sank with all hands in a monstrous November storm, it appears that the freighter Henry B. Smith —...
June 10, 2013 - 12:36pm
June 7, 2013
Students take a walking tour of historic Perham
Chris Schuelke, director of the Otter Tail County Historical Society, provided an interesting perspective on the history and architecture of...
June 7, 2013 - 10:09am
HISTORY MYSTERY OF THE WEEK: Who is this man?
‘History Mystery’ is a weekly feature of the Perham Focus. Working in partnership with the History Museum of East Otter Tail County, we will...
June 7, 2013 - 9:59am