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Automated boat inspection systems now in place at Otter Tail Lake
Paving project planned for Main Street Ottertail
Gorentz Dairy named Otter Tail County’s Farm Family of the Year
Election filing period opens soon
Airport hangar project extended, rental rates set
Perham Buzz cruise to second round at Sub State 14 tourney
Legion: No. 7 Fergus Falls rallies to knock off No. 2 East Grand Forks
Legion: Detroit Lakes upsets top-seeded Moorhead 2-1
Alex shuts out Thief River Falls in Sub State opener
Perham VFW heads to sub-state
KENNETH KIMBALL KOEHLER
SHARON LORAINE (WEGSCHEID) VAN WATERMULEN
KEVIN J. EVANS
Guck opens Precision Plumbing
Décor Hus opens on Main Street
Pine Mill Farm Furniture celebrates 25 years
Letter to the Editor: Perham a 'delightful place to live'
Applause / A Pause
Photo gallery: Phelps Mill Festival
Photo gallery: Lund Mania & New York Mills Summer Celebration
Phelps Mill Festival celebrates 30 years
‘Armed with hope, to finish the fight’: Relay for Life is July 11
Boys and Girls Clubs to host 3rd annual motorcycle ride
Relay For Life
July 18, 2014
‘Let’s relay, folks!’
After getting rained out last year, the 19th annual East Otter Tail County Relay for Life went much better this year, according to organizers. “We are sitting at a little over $88,000 as of this morning!” said event chairperson Lisa Peterson on July 14. “Our goal is...
news / local
July 18, 2014 - 9:47am
September 12, 2013
Relay For Life raises $88K
With all donations now collected, the East Otter Tail Relay For Life organization has announced that a total of $88,316 was raised at this year’s relay in Perham, helping the region to exceed its previous year’s donations and come in above its goal. According to an email from...
news / local
September 12, 2013 - 1:39pm
July 11, 2013
Relay For Life organizers extend open invitation: EOT Relay For Life is this Friday.
After many meetings and countless volunteer hours, the signature event of the American Cancer Society is ready to go. The event will begin at 5:30 p.m. Each of the 24 teams will have a campsite activity – food, fun games, information or other things to do and share. The Perham...
news / local
July 11, 2013 - 11:51am
June 7, 2013
HOTL holds ‘Relay Recess’ event
Perham’s Heart of the Lakes Elementary School participated in a ‘Relay Recess,’ a Relay for Life event geared toward younger children, on Wednesday, May 22. The relay focused on four facets of the broader Relay for Life campaign: fundraising, walking and general exercise,...
news / education
June 7, 2013 - 12:44pm
April 18, 2013
‘Dancing With the Stars’ raises nearly $2,500
The local Relay for Life’s “Dancing With the Stars” fundraiser was well attended on Saturday, and raised about $2,500 for the cause. In an email to the Focus, the event’s leading organizer, Lisa Peterson, said approximately 250 people attended the show, held at the Perham...
entertainment / events
April 18, 2013 - 11:44am
April 10, 2013
A new spin on a familiar fundraiser
Some well-known local personalities will be getting out of their comfort zones – and getting into their dancing shoes – for an East Otter Tail County version of “Dancing With the Stars.” Though most of them have little to no prior dancing experience, these brave souls have...
April 10, 2013 - 3:23pm
March 28, 2013
Local stars to strut their stuff on the dance floor
East Otter Tail County is about to gets its own version of “Dancing With the Stars.” Even people who don’t usually watch this popular ABC TV dance competition won’t want to miss the local performance, which will pair some familiar faces from around the area with local dancers....
entertainment / events
March 28, 2013 - 4:13pm
January 25, 2012
Bowling showdown helps Relay for Life
This Saturday, have some fun - and do some good - by helping to raise money for a local charity with a night of Cosmic Bowling at the Cactus. Starting at 8 p.m., with registration beginning at 7 p.m., participants will be able to bowl three games for $15 (does not include shoe...
community / entertainment / news / local
January 25, 2012 - 2:21pm
March 26, 2010
Local Relay for Life team recruitment meeting to be held on Monday at Perham High School
One can depend on it; the first week of spring begins the planning for the East Otter Tail Relay for Life event. The process begins with inviting all teams - new and old - to send a representative to the "kick-off" meeting at the Perham High School at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 29. "Our...
March 26, 2010 - 7:00am
July 8, 2009
Sandwiches help fight cancer
July 8, 2009 - 3:37pm
Friday's Relay for Life: 'Celebrating a history of hope'
From Relay for Life committee East Otter Tail County The American Cancer Society's Relay for Life celebrates its 15th birthday at the Perham High School track on Friday, July 10. This year's theme is "A History of Hope." The organizers of the annual Relay have a full program of...
July 8, 2009 - 3:35pm
July 3, 2009
Relay for Life "Birthday Party" starts with cancer survivor's dinner
The fifteenth birthday of our American Cancer Society's local Relay for Life begins with the ninth annual Cancer Survivor's Banquet at Mulligan's, Monday, July 6. It's an evening celebrating hope, including awards, inspiring messages, song and fellowship. It begins with a social at...
July 3, 2009 - 7:00am