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Weekly police report - Dec. 14 edition
Perham man sentenced for criminal sexual conduct
Ditch 48 hearing planned for Jan. 22
Students Making a Difference Donation Drive Dec. 11-22
AgweekTV: Food blogger Molly Yeh makes the big time
Yellowjackets dismantle Minneota, Pierz
Hawley outlasts Perham in conference tilt
Perham stifles Battle Lake
Yellowjackets roll in home opener
Perham wrestlers continue strong run with wins over DGF, Pelican Rapids
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
KLN, Tuffy's sponsoring PPD K9 unit
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
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
Open flame heaters allowed when heating cargo of tank motor vehicles
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?
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
February 27, 2013
Their view: Let science help settle gun debate
Between 1973 and 2012, the United States experienced 65 cases of rabies, while the National Institutes of Health offered 89 major research grants to tackle the subject. There were 266 polio cases during that time as well, and the NIH made 129 major polio research awards. Between...
February 27, 2013 - 4:56pm
Column: Upping the odds for humanity
It's been a while since we visited the Darwin Awards, which are awarded posthumously (or is that "post-humorously?") to those adults who, because...
February 27, 2013 - 4:53pm
February 21, 2013
Column: The tradition of the mystery cake
"So the cones are the nails? And the cupcakes must be... fingers?" That was the comment from my nine-year-old son last weekend as he checked...
February 21, 2013 - 6:15pm
Column: A Dear John letter for a John Deere
It's been a long winter, so I was out in the machine shed, checking batteries, shoveling some snow, being bored with winter, but still, a little...
February 21, 2013 - 6:12pm
Letter to the Editor: The Hoaby family says 'thank you'
To the residents of New York Mills, Perham, and the surrounding areas: We would like to say 'thank you' for the huge amount of support we've received since our daughter Eva was diagnosed with a pontine glioma (brain stem tumor.) The attendance at the benefits was more than we could've...
February 21, 2013 - 6:10pm
Letter to the Editor: Gun rights are not absolute
The shallowness of Senator Bill Ingebrigtsen's analysis of the Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms is disturbing. (See last week's letter to the Perham Focus. Ingebrigtsen is wrong to impugn the integrity--by questioning the sincerity of their oaths of office - of those...
February 21, 2013 - 6:07pm
Letter to the Editor: Proposal deserves a beat down from wrestlers
Commencing with the 2020 Games, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) last week proposed dropping wrestling as an Olympic sport. The world-wide wrestling community is certainly not going to take this proposal lying down. Indeed, the members of the IOC should be careful of finding...
February 21, 2013 - 6:03pm
February 15, 2013
Editorial: If newspapers go away, what then?
Don't be too quick to write off newspapers, even as the industry struggles to adapt to the financial struggles of the digital age. Here are a few reasons from the National Newspaper Association why newspapers will be relevant far into the future: A key area of strength for newspapers...
February 15, 2013 - 11:04am
Letter to the Editor: Kudos to the Contact delivery guy
Some people take their job very seriously, and on Sunday I witnessed this in person. With the snow falling and accumulating at a good pace, there was the Contact shopper delivery guy out on the unplowed roads, making sure his route was being done even in the terrible conditions. I...
February 15, 2013 - 11:01am
Letter to the Editor: Gun control bills are too extreme
I am writing today, for those that haven't heard, about some very extreme bills that have been introduced in the Minnesota Legislature. HF 241,242, and 243 are horrible bills that would turn good and decent Minnesota gun owners into felons if they refuse to turn in their property...
February 15, 2013 - 10:59am
Letter to the Editor: Ingebrigtsen wants 'No more gun control'
As a former sheriff and current state senator, I was sworn to uphold the Constitution of the State of Minnesota and the United States. I take this oath seriously. Unfortunately, it is apparent that some do not. I have noticed Freedom of Speech, under the 1st Amendment, continually...
February 15, 2013 - 10:55am
Column: Aging appliances create a soap opera set in the basement
There was another ruckus down in the basement last night, about the fourth or fifth one these last two weeks. I went down to see what the heck...
February 15, 2013 - 10:51am
Their view: Seniors deserve affordable prescription drug prices
Medicare has been a great American success story, protecting the health and financial well-being of millions of senior citizens. It's an American promise that should never be broken. A part of that promise is keeping prescription drug prices affordable for our seniors. When Medicare...
February 15, 2013 - 10:49am
February 10, 2013
Editorial: APPLAUSE/ A PAUSE
APPLAUSE to the growing partnership between Perham Living and the Perham Area Boys and Girls Club. By bringing kids and seniors together to play...
February 10, 2013 - 7:05am
February 7, 2013
Column: A star in the family
OK, I admit it. Watching the Super Bowl on Sunday was weird for me. Because, first of all, I was watching football. Me. The girl who never...
February 7, 2013 - 4:51pm