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River dam relicensing reviewed in Otter Tail County
Perham students learn about electrical safety
Weekly police report - May 24 edition
Last day of classes at PHS sparks fun, memories
Yellowjackets third in the Heart O'Lakes
Perham girls capture conference crown, Bormann Player of the Year
Perham closes season with northern sweep, opens 8AA play with S-M
Perham falls in Section 8AA playoffs
A nod to his rising fame, museum unveils Adam Thielen bobbleheads
Helen M. Smith
James Robert Draack
Harley Hope Keith
Dawson James Trepanier
Hayden Beth Mitchell
Dixie Kathaleen Rehborg
Shearer's sells Barrel O' Fun brand to Old Dutch affiliate
Dairy farmers fight back against deceptive advertising
Minnesota jobless rate remains steady
Western Minnesota farmers catch up with spring planting after late start
KLN's temporary housing could help break barriers to employment
Looking Back - May 24 Edition
Tour historic downtown New York Mills June 8
Students awarded pizza party for seatbelt safety
Summer beauty bloomin' around Perham, thanks to volunteers and donations
'Why did he do such a crazy thing?': Perham man who nearly died in Vietnam learns firsthand about sacrifice
What good are wood ticks?
Editorial: Remember this on Memorial Day: Life is a gift
Ask A Trooper: Questions about teen drivers
Tobacco prevention, sustainable quit-smoking help fail to cross session finish line
Your Letters: Why believe the press about political change?
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
Red River Valley Veterans concerts slated for May 3 in Perham
Bingo, BBQ and storytelling spectacle at two NYM locations
'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
May 25, 2018
Editorial: Remember this on Memorial Day: Life is a gift
A lot of people were rubbed the wrong way when word leaked out that a White House aid had made the seemingly heartless, albeit truthful statement, that with regards to Republican Sen. John McCain's thumbs-down to the CIA director nominee, it "didn't matter because he was dying anyway."...
May 25, 2018 - 11:53am
May 15, 2018
Commentary: At the University of North Dakota, another feud over another logo
There is a feud on-going between University of North Dakota President Mark Kennedy and Engelstad Family Foundation trustee Kris Engelstad McGarry....
May 15, 2018 - 11:02am
April 30, 2018
Your Letter: Kenny Nelson has always been a class act
I really enjoyed reading the article on KLN Family Brands in Perham by Mr. Michael Johnson in the Detroit Lakes Tribune on March 28. I have known Kenny Nelson for over 50 years and know what a quality guy he is, so I was extremely interested in the article. You see, I met Kenny at...
April 30, 2018 - 9:06am
April 5, 2018
McFeely: Garver makes biggest mark at Twins home opener
MINNEAPOLIS — The most talked-about moment of the Minnesota Twins home opener at Target Field happened before the game. As part of the...
April 5, 2018 - 8:59pm
March 15, 2018
Editorial: Your personal stories of hardship change lives
This is a big shout out to the people who share their most personal stories with us, and by extension, the people of the Perham area. Last week Mary Chase and Colleen Sazama came into our office and talked about their Multiple Sclerosis and the havoc it has had on their bodies and...
March 15, 2018 - 12:04pm
Quam column: An open letter to the kids who walked out of school Wednesday
To the students who walked out of class,
March 15, 2018 - 11:42am
March 10, 2018
Quam column: Is social media making us dumber?
Yes. I'm pretty sure the answer to that headline is "yes". The amount of garbage making its way around social media blows my mind, because the only way it "travels" and is widely seen is through people actually sharing it—because they believe it's true. It's of absolutely no...
March 10, 2018 - 9:23am
March 5, 2018
Letter: There are 'Minnesota nice' angels around Perham
Minnesota's icy, slick, snowy and oh so cold conditions make it difficult for many with health challenges to be outdoors. Never fear there is small town Minnesota Nice Angels all over...taking this into consideration, I just had to share some of my Perham-Dent "Thankful" experiences....
March 5, 2018 - 4:53pm
February 23, 2018
Editorial: HUB project in Perham is example of forward thinking
It isn't very often that communities are proactive in addressing potential issues. It's even less often that small towns lead the way in innovative ideas. We should be so incredibly proud as we look at the HUB project that both are the case in Perham. This is a project that has never...
February 23, 2018 - 8:54am
February 4, 2018
McFeely: It's Foles' world and Brady, Wentz are just living in it
MINNEAPOLIS—Tom who? For that matter, Carson who? At least for now. In a Super Bowl in which it was expected the greatest quarterback in...
February 4, 2018 - 11:45pm
January 24, 2018
Presidents need oversight and scrutiny
Because we live in such tumultuous political times, it's easy to believe that today's intense public focus on the Trump presidency is something...
January 24, 2018 - 8:56am
January 13, 2018
Once again, I'm drinking the purple Kool-aid
It started with the Darrin Nelson drop when I was 10 years old in 1988. Eleven years later, it was the Gary Anderson miss. Eleven years after...
January 13, 2018 - 11:36am
January 4, 2018
'Ol Gordie from Perham inspires without even trying
We published a letter to the editor last week from a Perham Focus reader, which got us thinking. The letter, written by local resident Jeff Tweeton, told of his experience with a fella named Gordie Rud. In very short summary, Tweeton was working the courtesy counter at Service Food...
January 4, 2018 - 11:12am
December 8, 2017
To sexual harassers: We bet you're sweating now, huh?
They're dropping like flies — men in positions of authority who once perhaps thought themselves untouchable, as they then touched and harassed people "below" their perceived caste. As their arrogance grew, so too did their bold, careless, hurtful behavior. It was that arrogance...
December 8, 2017 - 8:16pm
December 4, 2017
Can a person drive with a neck brace?
Question: Can a person legally drive with a neck brace on in Minnesota? It would limit the ability to turn your head side to side or up or down. I'm trying to get facts before I let my family member drive. Answer: A person would not be able to legally drive if temporarily wearing...
December 4, 2017 - 5:58pm