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Sheriff office issues phone scam alert
Statement from the Minnesota departments of Human Services, Health and Agriculture on availability of mental health crisis line services
County board discusses dock ordinance changes
AgweekTV: Got Cheese?
Weekly police report - June 14 edition
Perham Sportsman's Club holds first Carp Slaughter
Belka, King finish season at Class AA Championships
Concordia taps into a legacy in naming Rachel Bergeson athletic director
Perham Buzz open with sweep
More medals for Perham on day 2 of Class A Championships
Laraine M. Paulsen
Curtis C. Morken
Ruth Ann Dretsch
Weston Michael Mindermann
Harley Hope Keith
Dawson James Trepanier
OTC COLA general meeting slated for June 21
Nomination period for EOT FSA begins June 15
Saying goodbye: Historic Norby's Department Store closing leaves family, community heartbroken
Rare quadruplet calves born on central Minnesota farm
Norby's Department Store in Detroit Lakes closing
Looking Back - June 14 Edition
Area students make Dean's List at MSU-Moorhead
Turtle Fest events dodge raindrops Saturday
Perham Health awards scholarships
Grand Parade highlights Friday’s Turtle Fest
Ask A Trooper: How do you report an unsafe driver?
Guest Editorial: Letting drug companies skate on opioid costs is contemptible
Everything is different
Guest editorial: Lawmakers sentence Minnesotans to death
Ask A Trooper: Does a trailer pulled behind a motorcycle need to be registered?
Different generations of art talent to be shown
OTBCA presents Summer in ottertail City Park music series
Summer melodrama rises from the ashes - fourth season will be in new venue
Brewery comedy tour performs at Disgruntled Brewery May 16
Perham: The Musical
'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
February 22, 2018
Fire in Ottertail: Periwinkle destroyed, liquor store saved
Flames shot high into the air in the small town of Ottertail Wednesday night, as fire ripped through Periwinkle Marketplace, nearly spreading...
February 22, 2018 - 10:30am
February 16, 2018
Update: Both lanes opened up on Highway 10 by Lake Park/Audubon after accident, fire
A two-truck accident and fire on Highway 10 has both lanes of the highway shut down between Lake Park and Audubon. The crash, which happened...
February 16, 2018 - 9:52am
February 9, 2018
Perham Focus takes home five newspaper awards
Staff from the Perham Focus Newspaper walked away with five prestigious journalism awards recently. The Minnesota Newspaper Association doled...
February 9, 2018 - 1:58pm
January 24, 2018
From Perham to Philly: Game was worst experience ever
Season ticket-holder Chuck Hofius of Perham has traveled to a lot of Vikings road games—twice to Lambeau Field in Green Bay just this year—but...
January 24, 2018 - 8:34am
January 11, 2018
A frozen crop: Detroit Lake hosts first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - It’s official: Detroit Lakes’ first ice harvest since the early 1970s is in the books. A crew of nine men from Wee...
January 11, 2018 - 9:39pm
Bemidji, Minn. police officer captures stunning glimpse of annual meteor shower on dash-cam
BEMIDJI, Minn.—The new year has only just begun, but is already off to an astronomically spectacular start. A Minnesota police officer's...
January 11, 2018 - 12:47pm
January 10, 2018
Circumstances around shooting of woman still unknown in Mahnomen County
MAHNOMEN, Minn. – Law enforcement officials are trying to piece together the circumstances that led to an unidentified woman being dropped...
January 10, 2018 - 7:06pm
December 27, 2017
No need for Obamacare?: Farmers can now get group insurance through their co-ops
Thanks to a new state law, some Minnesota farmers can say goodbye to the ups and downs of the individual health insurance market and say hello to nice, stable group health insurance plans offered through their co-ops. The 250 or so eligible farmers who are members of Community Co-ops...
December 27, 2017 - 11:08am
December 24, 2017
Pelican Lake wind turbine canceled by power co-op
Lake Region Electric Cooperative has axed a proposed wind turbine-solar power array in Dunn Township, near Pelican Lake. "We have cancelled the...
December 24, 2017 - 9:57am
December 1, 2017
Angel of Hope Memorial Park Annual Vigil December 6
All are welcome to attend the annual vigil at the Angel of Hope Memorial Park, Wednesday, December 6, at 7:00 pm. The park is located at the...
December 1, 2017 - 12:08pm
November 28, 2017
A whole ‘slew’ of fun: Slew Foot Family Christmas Concert to hit Perham
If you’re looking for a way to get into the holiday spirit, The Slew Foot Family Band will perform its Christmas concert Sunday, Dec. 3, at...
November 28, 2017 - 4:28pm
November 27, 2017
Western Minn. police chief sentenced for helping friend avoid DUI; keeps his job
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — A small town police chief in western Minnesota has been sentenced on a misdemeanor obstruction of justice charge,...
November 27, 2017 - 11:06pm
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