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New Perham school fishing league starting up
Suspect in double homicide near Perham spent over a year in a mental hospital
More public input sought in new deer plan
Community in shock over mother, son victims in Perham's double homicide
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Perham students sign National Letter of Intent
Gopher Road Trip coming to Perham
Perham club fishing team set to hit the water
Perham pole vaulters take three of the top-four spots in Bemidji
Beth I. Arneson
Maddison Caroline Hendershot
Josiah Alvin Barnes
Alfred G. Kempf
Grounds for firing...up a celebration: Gathering Grounds in Perham marks 20th Anniversary
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Record home sales at record prices a highlight of sales study
AARP providing tax help in Perham and beyond
Utility shareholders informed about federal tax cut benefits
Looking Back - April 12 edition
Palubicki families honored at the 80th Annual Red River Valley Development Association (RRVDA) Banquet
World's Largest Fish Decoy show coming to Perham April 14, 15
Perham Arbor Day set for May 5
Little Black Dress Black Tie affair on tap April 19
I had a strange dream
Ask A Trooper: What is the length limit for loads off the rear of a pick-up?
Ask A Trooper: What are the 'right on red' rules?
GE washing machine gives up the ghost
Ask A Trooper: How do officers handle people with disabilities?
Bingo, BBQ and storytelling spectacle at two NYM locations
Minnesota poets to read at Wadena County Historical Society April 19
Perham to be center of 'Magic' Saturday
The Ultimate Tribute Show benefitting arts center to feature hits from the 50s and 60s
Cultural Center hosts Monkey Mind Pirates by Z Puppets Rosenschnoz
'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
January 20, 2018
Reports surfacing of central Minn. lake travelers going through ice again
SPICER, Minn. — Despite the recent long stretch of below-zero weather in Minnesota in recent weeks, ice fishermen have been going through...
January 20, 2018 - 9:24am
January 8, 2018
Experts concerned over kids posting 'digital self-harm' on social media
While much attention has been given to steering kids away from using social media to bully others, a recent study has found that some teens...
January 8, 2018 - 7:00am
November 27, 2017
Looking Back - Nov. 23 edition
25 years ago
November 27, 2017 - 4:40pm
November 26, 2017
Candidates sought to compete in Perham pageants
The Perham Pageant Committee is seeking candidates for the titles of Miss Perham, Miss Heart of the Lakes and Miss Heart of the Lakes Outstanding Teen. The pageant will be held Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, at 6 p.m. at the Perham High School Auditorium. The young women crowned Miss Perham...
November 26, 2017 - 2:00pm
St. Paul's Lutheran School presents check to Baby Bin
On Wednesday November 8, St. Paul's Lutheran School presented the Baby Bin with a check of $258. The Baby Bin is a place for moms and dads who...
November 26, 2017 - 8:15am
November 25, 2017
Candlelight vigil set for Dec. 6
The 14th annual "Christmas Box Angel of Hope" candlelight vigil will be held Wednesday, Dec. 6 at 7 p.m. at the Angel of Hope Memorial Park, located at the corner of 3rd Ave. and 6th Ave NE in Perham. All are welcome to attend the annual vigil. Candles will be provided, or you may...
November 25, 2017 - 8:15am
November 24, 2017
Generosity of community inspires student to keep making a difference
If you had asked Eve Honer a year ago what she planned to do after high school graduation, you probably would have received a typical high schooler...
November 24, 2017 - 12:04pm
November 23, 2017
Preliminary work for Perham area lakes outlet project to begin
The long-awaited drainage project for landlocked lakes, west of Perham, will be completed in 2018. Beneficiaries will be lake residents at Little...
November 23, 2017 - 4:53pm
'It's just a feeling you can't explain'
Editor's note: This is the second of two feature stories in today's newspaper on local families that are thankful to have gone through the adoption...
November 23, 2017 - 4:40pm
Thankful for family
Editor's note: November is National Adoption Month, and what better time to talk about family than at Thanksgiving? Family, in all its many modern...
November 23, 2017 - 12:48pm
November 21, 2017
Investigators find rifle was hidden from view
An ongoing investigation into the cause of an accidental shooting Sunday morning in Deer Creek has revealed the .22 caliber rifle used had been hidden from view. At 7:34 a.m. the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s office received a report that a five-year-old boy had accidentally shot...
November 21, 2017 - 12:57pm
Sportsman's Club Chili Feed raises $70K
More than 700 people attended the Perham Sportsman's Club's 10th Annual Chili Feed, held at The Cactus on Oct. 26. In a press release to the...
November 21, 2017 - 8:59am
November 14, 2017
25 years ago • '92 Opener Lives Up to Expectations: East Otter Tail County saw its best-ever deer opener last weekend, with results up 29 percent from last year's previous record... (and) up 65 percent over 1990 and 167 percent from 1989.
November 14, 2017 - 3:32pm
November 11, 2017
Registration for Parade of lights ends Nov. 17
The 17th Annual Parade of Lights, sponsored by the Perham Lions Club, will be held Nov. 24 beginning at 5:30 p.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Perham. Registration for entrants in the parade must be received by Nov. 17. There is no entry fee to register a float in the parade....
November 11, 2017 - 10:09am
November 10, 2017
Scenes from Friday's Veterans Day programs
Perham Focus Reporter Kim Brasel will be out and about today taking photos from the various Veterans Day programs around Perham. Check our website...
November 10, 2017 - 5:42pm