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Minn. man, 75, dies, three teens injured in crash on icy Highway 71 near Bemidji
Kids who offend: Hundreds of juveniles from Wadena sent to Moorhead facility yearly
City budget, tax levy increase of 6.58 percent approved
Treasure trove of love: Jewel prompts Free Adoption Day Saturday at DL’s Humane Society
Dayton picks Lt. Gov. Smith for U.S. Senate
Yellowjackets roll in home opener
Perham wrestlers continue strong run with wins over DGF, Pelican Rapids
Count your blessings and your birds
Yellowjackets earn conference win over Hornets
Hallisey scores twice in Mid-State victory over Panthers
Roy Allen Weber
Sarah Ruth (Benson) Cheshire
Jerryann "Jerry" Miller
Gretta Jean Wegscheid
Sophia Marie Sipe
Area students receive degrees from NDSU
Waldon makes Chancellor's List at Montana Tech
Winnie Margaret Walter
Arvig Promotes Ben Wiechman to Director of IP Engineering and Strategy
Perham Health promotes Anderson to VP of Finance
Perham TOPS hits 40th Anniversary
Gedde joins Elders Home and Heritage Manor as administrator
Mader joins Perham Health as certified diabetes educator
Feeding Backpack program helps close to 200 children a week in Perham schools
Angel of Hope Memorial Park Annual Vigil December 6
In the holiday swing of things
Otterdazzle to dazzle with fireworks, lights parade, crafts and more
A whole ‘slew’ of fun: Slew Foot Family Christmas Concert to hit Perham
To sexual harassers: We bet you're sweating now, huh?
Your letters - Nov. 30 edition
Reading 'Martin Luther' eye-opening experience
Can a person drive with a neck brace?
Minnesotans deserve cheaper, better healthcare
Perham area calendar
A whole 'slew' of fun: Slew Foot Family Christmas Concert to hit Perham
Free Matinees in Perham are a tradition that goes back decades
Christmas bake sale and concert to be held in Vergas Dec. 3
17th Annual Holiday Parade of Lights set for Nov. 24
'It's just a feeling you can't explain'
Thankful for family
'One in a million’: Highly regarded female snocross mechanic is a pioneer in the sport
A leader on and off the field
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
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
Flock to the Museum set for Nov. 9-11
Looking for some fun before the holiday rush starts? The Otter Tail County Historical Society can help with Flock to the Museum from Thursday, Nov. 9 thru Saturday, Nov. 11. Bring the family to enjoy free museum admission, gift shop sales, and the final weeks of the Society's exhibit...
November 10, 2017 - 2:00pm
November 8, 2017
Perham United Methodist Church Alive and Well
Rumor has it that the Perham United Methodist Church (PUMC) is closed. Nothing could be further from the truth. To paraphrase Mark Twain, "The reports of the church's demise are greatly exaggerated." The church is alive and not just well, but thriving in its 135th year.
November 8, 2017 - 4:40pm