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'We gotta go, there is a bear': Bear chases F-M couple near Detroit Lakes
Iowa State golf star stabbed to death by homeless man who had an 'urge to rape and kill a woman,' police say
MnDOT reminds residents where political signs aren’t allowed
Holby pleads guilty in Jasmine Block kidnapping case
Central Minn. officer shot with arrow in standoff
Thielen learned trick from Randy Moss
Perham/NYM swimmers compete at Bemidji and Park Rapids
Hurley transitions from distance running to triathlon
Vikings to waive kicker Daniel Carlson, sign Dan Bailey
Perham erases second half deficit for home win
Frances "Lucille" Newton
Allison Bethany Smith
Joe & Karen Byer 50th Wedding Anniversary Open House
Mary Ann and Albert Jorgenson
Mary Ann and Albert Jorgenson
Second Hand Rose to close Perham store
'We're absolutely lost': Falling prices, health issues force small southern Minn. dairy farming family to sell 55-year operation
Emergency medicine physician joins Tri-County Health Care
Arvig named one of Prairie Business Magazine's 50 Best Places to Work
Shearer's Foods plans to invest more than $8 million in Perham facility
A spirited kickoff to the year
Perham Health Foundation to host Blue at the Barn
Looking Back - Sept. 13, 2018
Looking Back - Sept. 6 Edition
Area students graduate from NDSU
Linda: In the mail
Ask A Trooper: Are are school bus arm violations handled?
Your letters: Support Tobacco21
Ask A trooper: What are your thoughts about the "Kiki Challenge?"
Your letters: Thanks for the help with the corn feed
Lindquist to perform Sept. 16 at Trinity Lutheran in NYM
Minnesota State Fair attendance breaks 2 million mark
Noa Fort concert Sept. 8 at NYM Cultural Center
'Otter Tales: The musical' to be performed Sept. 14-16
Western Minnesota roosters have something to crow about at state fair
The land of milk and money: Local dairy farmers cope with chronically low milk prices, uncertain futures
'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
March 14, 2018
ATV goes through ice on Graham Lake near Frazee
A two-person side-by-side ATV operated by a Perham man went through the ice on Graham Lake southwest of Frazee on Sunday. The ATV was pulled...
March 14, 2018 - 8:41am
March 3, 2018
Semi/tanker driver injured near Rush Lake
A semi/tanker driver from Herman, Minnesota was injured Feb. 23 near Rush Lake, south of Perham, when he lost control and entered the ditch near Highway 78. Taken to the Perham hospital with minor injuries was David Sibley, 57. He was driving the unit for Bongards, which is a cheese...
March 3, 2018 - 9:06am
March 2, 2018
Building that 'bridge': Food pantry March campaign underway in Perham
Last year in Perham, the doors to the local food pantry swung open 2,000 times. Those visitors were there for a little help, a little kindness....
March 2, 2018 - 11:57am
March 1, 2018
The kids help keep Perham bus driver of 56 years young
February 28 was the second annual School Bus Driver Association Day. The Minnesota School Bus Operators Association (MSBOA) and Minnesota Association...
March 1, 2018 - 8:47am
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