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Stacked storm packed a windy punch, but not much snow
Dakota Access 'fully committed' to completing pipeline using current route
Additional street improvements considered for city of Ottertail
AgweekTV: Weather outlook
Everybody 'love, love, loves' Perham's Grandma Odie
Yellowjacket grapplers run away with Kaatz Memorial
Detroit Lakes wins the Jackie Mann Invitational
Yellowjackets rebound with strong win over Park Rapids
Perham girls fall to Barnesville in HOL opener
Perham boys hoops connect in season opening rout
William J. Cole
Diana Lynn Aker
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Arvig to hire 200 workers
Ottertail's Hilltop Lumber breaks ground on new showroom
Perham's Second Hand Rose blossoms in new, bigger space
Bongards buys Main Street building in Perham for new cheese store
Nest takes flight: New coffee shop, kitchen retailer opens in Perham
Angel of Hope vigil canceled
Ottertail's Otterdazzle is Saturday at community center
Gobble Wobble 5K in Perham onThanksgiving Day
Holiday Tour of Homes benefits school foundation
2016 East Otter Tail County 4-H honors members during annual meeting and awards program
Debbie Irmen column: Nothing replaces first-day-of-school freshness
No solution in sight to approve tax relief
No matter what, oil will move
LTE:Letter presented to OTC commissioners on Star Lake Casino
Be safe on county highways over Labor Day
Director: Talented cast performs "Little Shop of Horrors'
A Center for the Arts will feature Flamenco and Mediterranean Music from Spain: Las Migas
The Rose Ensemble brings program about Jerusalem to Detroit Lakes
Kirkbride Art and History weekend is Sept. 16-17 in Fergus Falls
Another kind of 'dance fever'
Perham High School
September 11, 2015
New math teacher accepts dual roles
Jaclyn Kramer has always wanted to be a teacher. She is one of 11 new teachers at Perham High School this year and has also accepted the challenge...
September 11, 2015 - 10:01am
August 5, 2015
Perham fall sports meeting on Aug. 13
Perham-The Perham High School will be hosting its annual Fall Sports Round Up on Thursday, Aug. 13 at 6 p.m. at the Perham High School Commons. The meeting is for parents and students in seventh through 12th grade that are interested in participating in fall sports. There...
August 5, 2015 - 3:07pm
July 23, 2015
"Career Pathways" takes shape at Perham High School
Perham High School has restructured the way students structure their schedules and choose classes with a new approach called “career pathways,” starting with the 2015-2016 school year. The idea behind pathways is to provide a guide for students interested in certain career...
July 23, 2015 - 3:09pm
May 29, 2015
So long, seniors! PHS sends off class of 2015
“Being the class in which nobody has perfect attendance, I’m happy to see everyone here to celebrate today,” said graduating senior Alexis...
May 29, 2015 - 9:00am
May 27, 2015
Steady pressure propels Yellowjackets past Pelican Rapids
The Perham Yellowjackets baseball team found alternative ways to plate runs against Pelican Rapids on Tuesday, May 26. The Yellowjackets...
May 27, 2015 - 2:57pm
'Jackets win HOL title: Five Yellowjackets earn all-conference honors
The Perham Yellowjacket girls golf team ran the table during the 2015 Heart O’Lakes Conference season. The Yellowjackets secured the title...
May 27, 2015 - 11:58am
Yellowjacket softball finishes the season against Barnseville, Thief River Falls
Perham Yellowjacket senior Brittany Miller found herself in a familiar spot—at the plate with the winning run at third. Just like she...
May 27, 2015 - 11:44am
May 15, 2015
Perham grad’s desire for an ‘easy A’ leads him to jetsetting filmmaking career
Editor’s note: This is the third in an ongoing series of stories on Perham High School graduates who now live out of the area and are involved...
May 15, 2015 - 10:58am
May 13, 2015
Update: Perham graduate lives through Nepali earthquake, twice
May 13 update: Through Kristen's family, the Focus has confirmation that she is OK following the second earthquake in Nepal that occurred yesterday....
May 13, 2015 - 12:18pm
April 23, 2015
Where are they now? Rolling out the barrel: Perham grad finds career in beer
Editor’s note: This is the first in an ongoing series of stories on Perham High School graduates who now live out of the area and are involved...
April 23, 2015 - 1:29pm
April 9, 2015
Science Research students finish season at state
The students of Perham High School’s Science Research team finished their season at the state competition in late March. Competing students...
April 9, 2015 - 11:40am
April 3, 2015
Perham grad, Hepola, returning to Minnesota
It was a long journey, but Perham’s Cory Hepola fulfilled his dream. On March 23, it was announced that Hepola would become the new KARE 11...
April 3, 2015 - 11:24am
‘A Touch of Kenny’: Top-rated Kenny Rogers tribute coming to Perham
“I wanted something different, something like no other act, and I wasn’t aware of any other time a big-name tribute artist has been to Perham,” said event organizer Fran Johnson. What began as a multi-year wait will culminate in a Saturday, April 11 performance by Dave Karl...
April 3, 2015 - 11:16am
March 19, 2015
Community Ed adds qi gong
One of Perham’s newest community education classes may seem a bit unusual on the first glance. It would also probably puzzle most who see and...
March 19, 2015 - 12:42pm
March 18, 2015
Dancers to ‘star’ in Relay fundraiser
Whoever thinks dancing doesn’t come with its own set of hazards has likely never heard the banter of a ballroom. “Try to keep the stilettos...
March 18, 2015 - 4:00pm