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March 12, 2009
Supporters still seek 'More Than Nothing'
"More Than Nothing" campaign to raise funds for the Perham school district has mobilized on several fronts. A car raffle is in the works. Also, there is a $500 tax deductible donation raffle being conducted. More Than Nothing is a budget relief fund for the 2009-2010 school year....
March 12, 2009 - 7:00am
January 8, 2009
Schools gain as pounds are lost
Want to lose weight and help support local schools at the same time? The answer is a 'Weight Loss Throw Down,' organized to benefit the More Than Nothing campaign through the 549 Family Foundation. This campaign will help create a budget relief fund for Perham schools in 2009-2010,...
January 8, 2009 - 12:00am
December 19, 2008
OPINION: Hats off to 'More Than Nothing'
Hats off to those who are "passing the hat" on behalf of the Perham-Dent schools. The "More Than Nothing" (MTN) campaign has jumped off to a good start, and there is no shortage of ideas flowing. There's more information on the More Than Nothing campaign on page 3 of this week's...
December 19, 2008 - 12:00am
December 17, 2008
Bombarded by brainstorms: Ideas to raise school funds flourish
"Bombarded with ideas." That's how Jo Strege described the wealth of fundraising ideas that have surfaced over the past two weeks. The hope is that they will create "wealth" for the Perham-Dent schools in a time of desperate financial need. "More Than Nothing" has been the battle...
December 17, 2008 - 12:00am
December 10, 2008
More Than Nothing... Nothing At All
M.T.N. and N.A.A.--those are the newest acronyms in the Perham area, and in the coming months, you'll be seeing them all over the place. More Than Nothing Nothing At All MTN and NAA will be the "buzz acronyms" for a multitude of fundraising campaigns designed to help the Perham-Dent...
December 10, 2008 - 12:00am
November 25, 2008
'More Than Nothing' meeting Dec. 3
Due to the recent levy defeat, instead of getting a much needed $900,000, the school gets zero - nothing - not a dime. A community member, Alan Braten, owner of The Zone, came up with a campaign idea called, "More Than Nothing". His idea is that both people who supported the referendum...
November 25, 2008 - 12:00am
'More Than Nothing'
Empty-handed after the Perham-Dent school district's levy referendum failed, there are a number of ideas that have surfaced to bring at least some operating revenue into the school. "More Than Nothing" is the theme that Perham businessman Allen Braaten proposed for a fundraising...
November 25, 2008 - 12:00am
November 12, 2008
Police Reserves net more than 2,000 lbs for area food shelf
The Perham Police Reserves collected 2,113 pounds of food for the Perham Food Shelf during its October drive. Reserve Officers were visible on several occasions during the month, with the command van set up and donations loaded into the back. In conjunction with the drive, the...
November 12, 2008 - 12:00am
October 8, 2008
We need 535 more Sarah Palin's
I find the argument that lack of experience disqualifies Sarah Palin from becoming Vice President to be absurd. If experience were truly important, we all know that Barack Obama would not be worthy of consideration to become our next President. I would instead argue that maybe it...
October 8, 2008 - 12:00am
September 10, 2008
Confident that school deserves more funding
When an eight-year-old daughter accidentally had her one hand slammed in the car door, her four-year-old brother looked up at his father and exclaimed, "Isn't it good, she didn't get both hands caught!" This occurred thirty years ago. The little girl needed help to overcome this...
September 10, 2008 - 12:00am
Dent elementary will continue another year
By Louis Hoglund firstname.lastname@example.org Dent will have a kindergarten to grade 2 elementary school for another year. A "transitional" year was approved by the Perham-Dent School Board May 7, at a special meeting held in the Dent gymnasium. Under the plan, recommended by Superintendent...
May 10, 2008 - 12:00am
February 5, 2008
Claim to fame proven correct; with community's population of 2,800, and more than 2,900 jobs
By Louis Hoglund email@example.com Anybody who's been around Perham for more than a few hours has probably heard it: "Perham is so prosperous that it is one of the few towns that actually has more jobs than population." Most of us have heard, and probably recited, that often-repeated...
February 5, 2008 - 12:00am