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Sheriff's Report: Scams averted, Perham car accidents cause injuries
County board reviews Phelps Mill projects
DFL endorses Northbird and Branden to run in House Districts 2A and 2B
Weekly police report - March 22 edition
City of Detroit Lakes, Wadena involved in possible 'drive-by' ADA lawsuits
Breckenridge repeats with finals victory over Perham
Balanced attack leads Perham in to the 8AA finals
Perham streaks into the section semifinals
Perham moves into the quarterfinals
No. 3 Roseau tops Barnesville to head to girls basketball section championship
William "Willy" Weber
DeWayne Lee Collins
Catherine S. Doll
Henry "Bud" Johnson
Raymond "Ole" Mounts
Joshua Matthew Karsnia
Supporting Denny McNamara
Houghtaling joins Perham Health
Simple and modern
Perham's 2018 Chamber Choice Award recipients announced
New head brewer in place at Disgruntled Brewing
Taking a crack at retirement: Well known Perham chiropractors hanging it up
Science Museum of Minnesota to bring hands-on learning to St. Henry's Area School
Looking Back - Feb. 1 edition
A Place to Belong receives grant to help start up Perham branch
A walk with grace Perham women lead the charge in helping those with MS
Perham subject of Coffee Klatch at historical society
Ask A Trooper: What is probable cause to pull someone over?
Minnesota legislators introduce Tobacco 21 Bill
Ask A Trooper: How long can a train block a crossing?
Editorial: Your personal stories of hardship change lives
Quam column: An open letter to the kids who walked out of school Wednesday
Frazee Spring Arts Festival March 15
Art For Lunch program debuts Feb. 1
Entertainment briefs - Jan. 25 edition
FAT Saturday featuring Dueling Pianos
Great American Think-Off question fleshes out life's biggest lessons
'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
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