Weather Forecast



March 19, 2015
Referendum preparations continue: Architect selected, meeting dates set
March 19, 2015 - 2:26pm
March 12, 2015
Elizabeth Huwe/FOCUS
Lauren Anderson, a junior at Perham High School and a speech competitor recently had a chance to interview her hero, Diane Nash, over the telephone.
PHS junior interviews hero, civil rights organizer
March 12, 2015 - 11:51am
March 11, 2015
Eric Hendrickx/FOCUS
At a Heart of the Lakes Elementary Honors Choir practice last week, third and fourth grade students await further instruction from music teacher Erin Gaffaney.
New choir enjoys busy spring
March 11, 2015 - 4:25pm
Minnesota lawmaker wants students to pass citizenship test before graduating
March 11, 2015 - 10:30am
March 10, 2015
Sen. Dave Senjem of Rochester, with fellow legislators and students, talks Monday, March 9, 2015, about legislation he sponsors to help establish private scholarships for students who want to attend classes at places other than their local public schools. FORUM NEWS SERVICE/Don Davis
Minnesota legislation designed to give students school options
March 10, 2015 - 10:29am
March 5, 2015
Minnesota, Perham see climbing graduation rates
March 5, 2015 - 12:04pm
March 4, 2015
Board hears budget and enrollment projections
March 4, 2015 - 4:02pm
February 25, 2015
Eric Hendrickx/FOCUS
Students celebrate ‘I Love to Read Month’ at the library
February 25, 2015 - 4:06pm
February 20, 2015
Submitted photo Perham High School’s Science Research team competed at a regional science fair on Feb. 6. Four groups and one individual advanced to the state fair. The team is made up of, front row, left to right: Josie McAllister, Jenna Wegscheid, Ashley Zitzow and Alexis Peichel. Back row: Shawn Stafki (advisor), Curtis Swanson, Eric Huus, Jay Klatt, Paul Schoeneberger, Thomas Young and Kanyon Edvall. Not pictured is Andrew Cullen.
Students win regional science awards, earn spots at state
February 20, 2015 - 11:36am
February 19, 2015
$58.3 million referendum looks likely: Funds would pay for new high school, other long-term projects
February 19, 2015 - 4:38pm
Photos by Tom Hintgen/FOCUS RIGHT: Students Josh Wojcik, Kanyon Edvall, Ryan Deconcini and Lauren Anderson, left to right, thanked everyone who participated in their evening of ‘Entrepreneurial Romance’ at Thumper Pond in Ottertail on Feb. 6.
Evening of ‘Entrepreneurial Romance’ a success
February 19, 2015 - 1:59pm
February 12, 2015
Elizabeth Huwe/FOCUS From iPads to Chromebooks to computer programming and the Web, technology is constantly changing the way students are taught and learn, at all grade levels.
Young pups learn new tricks: Technology in the schools
February 12, 2015 - 3:46pm
Elizabeth Huwe/FOCUS New school board members Nathan Rooney, Christi Stoll and Arnie Thompson
New school board members talk goals, challenges
February 12, 2015 - 1:41pm
February 4, 2015
With her family photo next to her, Tia Johnson, a mother in MACCRAY School District, pleads with a Minnesota House committee Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015, to allow schools to operate on a four-day week. FORUM NEWS SERVICE/Don Davis
Schools with 4-day weeks plead to continue
February 4, 2015 - 10:51am
January 29, 2015
Referendum talks continue, repairs approved at PHS
January 29, 2015 - 1:44pm