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Feedlot expansion hearings held in Otter Tail
Perham City council reorganizes
Two-vehicle crash leads to injuries
Community meetings set to discuss future of the HUB
Rep. Erin Murphy in New York Mills to learn about child care cooperative
Perham grapplers win home finale against Detroit Lakes
Morris named finalist for NHSACA Coach of the Year
Take 5: Keys to the NFC Championship game
Yellowjackets second at Melrose/Sauk Centre
Perham gymnasts set new mark against Park Rapids Area
Michael John Grismer
Dollena "Dolly" Nundahl
Amos Otto Marckel
Colton Norbert Benke
On the night you were born the moon smiled with such wonder that the stars peeked in to see you and the night wind whispered. "Life will never be same." Because there had never been anyone like you ever in the world. So enchanted with you were the wind
Oscar James Buchanan
Congratulations to Kenny Richter on his retirement! Kenny is retiring December 31, 2017 as a Combination Technician with Arvig Enterprises, Inc. in Perham. Kenny has been with the Company for over 40 years
Lyla Faye Haman
VIDEO: Brothers re-open Perham tire business
Nominations being taken for 2018 Chamber Choice Awards
Perham Living makes U.S. News & World Report's list of Best Nursing Homes for 2017-18
Nelson named General Manager of the year
Dr. Brooke Hamann serving on the Minnesota state emergency response team
Dent Fiesta to raise money for local projects
Rock-A-Booster 4H Club Wins Award
Miss Perham and Miss Heart of the Lakes Pageant, Jan. 13
Hey, baby: Perham Health’s first baby of the New Year is born
Otter Tail County 150th anniversary set for 2018
LETTER: No more taxpayer money to group without full disclosure
Once again, I'm drinking the purple Kool-aid
Cold weather tips for stalled or stuck vehicles
If you’re using Facebook to find your news, you’re going to be seeing less of us
What is the correct following distance?
Great American Think-Off question fleshes out life's biggest lessons
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
'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
Perham High School
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
March 5, 2015
Hard work pays off: 2011 PHS grad receives full med school scholarship
Marlee Helmeke, a 2011 Perham High School graduate, has never been much of one to take the path of least resistance. After graduating from...
March 5, 2015 - 4:10pm
December 31, 2014
Close-Up group preps for trip to Washington, D.C.
It’s been 10 years since Perham High School has participated in the Close-Up program in Washington D.C. On March 29, the school will send a...
December 31, 2014 - 12:22pm
December 5, 2014
Perham grad named ‘Sailor of the Day’ on Navy vessel
Luke Winterfeldt, son of Paul and Sue Winterfeldt of Perham, was recently named “Sailor of the Day” while deployed with the U.S. Navy on...
December 5, 2014 - 11:39am
May 7, 2014
Putting the brakes on drinking and driving
The blood and injuries were fake, but almost everything else was real at the mock crash at Perham High School last week. Firefighters used...
May 7, 2014 - 4:17pm