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Fire destroys garage north of Ottertail city
Real life '50 First Dates'
Weekly police report - Oct. 19 edition
Man reported missing in Otter Tail County
Perham seniors participate in Choral Festival
Perham opens 8AA play with a playoff rematch
Records fall as Yellowjackets roll in season finale
Yellowjackets secure the top seed for Section 8AAA
Perham rallies for share of HOL Conference crown
Perham/NYM swimmers prepping for conference, section meets
Catharine "Cathy" A. Donoho
Gretta Jean Wegscheid
Sophia Marie Sipe
Area students receive degrees from NDSU
Waldon makes Chancellor's List at Montana Tech
Winnie Margaret Walter
New agent to join Jack Chivers Realty Group
Arvig Donates More Than $100,000 to Local Schools in 2016-17
Arvig named one of Prairie Business magazine’s 50 best places to work
OK Tire will open new facility in December
OTCHS 90th Annual Meeting in Perham
A recipe for success: Richville cafe owner creates 'A Little Summer Fun'
Johnny Cash Tribute Show is tomorrow in Perham
MS Pizza Ranch fundraiser in Perham is April 24
Perham prom, post prom planned April 29 at PWMS
Family ties built during dirt digging
Must drivers use turn signals in roundabouts?
NFL players' behavior disgust me
How many people are dying on roads in the US?
Your letters - Oct. 5 edition
Roundabouts save lives
Get your 'eek!' on: Area Halloween happenings promise fun and light frights for the whole family
Right on target: Perham Sportsman’s Club keeps growing
Concordia Cultural Events presents Offutt Brass
Into the great wide open: Music legend Tom Petty dead at 66
Perham Center for the Arts presents Neil Diamond Tribute Show
'Failure is not an option': Perham High School students REACH for life-long success
Crash derails Ada man's memory: Kids, wife, parents all strangers
Natural surroundings: Charles Beck's art, home reflect Otter Tail environment
Dog saves owner, scares off burglars
History Mystery of the week: What store is this?
September 5, 2013
History Mystery of the Week: What building is this?
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 will publish a ‘mystery photo’ each week, challenging you, our readers, to answer...
September 5, 2013 - 4:23pm
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.
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.
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