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Your legal rights: Beware of utility shut-off scams
Two teenagers injured in crash on Highway 29
Looking Back - Jan. 18 edition
New county website in the works
County board continues to fund east and west county fairs
Minnesota Misery: Vikings dominated by Eagles in NFC Championship game
Adam Thielen laments Vikings' inability to 'check the last box'
Fast start, strong finish helps Perham close out Esko
Bears steal pivotal section game from Lakers
If Vikings win Sunday, expect Super Bowl ticket prices to jump
Lyle D. Severson
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
Wanted: (Grumpy) Head brewer
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
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
Do cars need to pull over for police during pursuit?
Ice fishermen, we need your help
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
FAT Saturday featuring Dueling Pianos
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
'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
August 29, 2017
P.J. Fleck wants you to notice Minnesota football
MINNEAPOLIS - If you are less demented than some of us and follow college football only cursorily, you might have gone decades without noticing,...
August 29, 2017 - 2:13pm
May 5, 2017
Veteran journalist Quam named editor of Focus
Veteran journalist Paula Quam has been named editor of the Perham Focus. Quam, who grew up in Glyndon, Minn., began her journalism education...
May 5, 2017 - 4:40pm
May 1, 2017
9-hole golf course in Detroit Lakes closes for good
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—Detroit Lakes is losing a golfing fixture of nearly 60 years in the permanent closing of Ironman Golf Course and the...
May 1, 2017 - 8:45am
March 17, 2017
Full Metal Jackets show what their bot's got
Perham High School's robotics team has just wrapped up another season, and its leaders say the young team is showing progress and promise as...
March 17, 2017 - 7:30am
November 15, 2016
Kjelshus signs on to run at MSU-M
The growing Minnesota State University Moorhead cross country running program has found a lot of success recruiting from one Minnesota's premier...
November 15, 2016 - 3:27pm
August 25, 2016
Third annual Never Give Up 5K coming to Frazee
Suicide can leave an enormous impact on families and communities. The Never.Give.Up. organization was established to raise money for suicide prevention and awareness education, and to support those who suffer. The group was started following the suicide of Peggy Havnes' 16-year-old...
August 25, 2016 - 2:35pm
Longtime Pelican Rapids football coach dies
PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn.—Former Pelican Rapids football coach Al Siegle died on Monday at the age of 82. Siegle was the Pelican Rapids football coach for 22 years and for five years at Bertha-Hewitt. He was inducted into the Minnesota Football Coaches Hall of Fame in 1990.
August 25, 2015 - 5:15pm
May 21, 2015
VIDEO: Beyond the Game: NDSU track standout and Perham native Maddie Van Beek
(WDAY TV) - Maddie Van Beek is one of the quiet stars of the Bison track team. The Perham native was recently named the Summit League...
May 21, 2015 - 1:01pm
March 27, 2015
Fans can buy personalized brick for plaza by new Vikings stadium
MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesotans and other fans can be a part of the new stadium site in downtown Minneapolis by purchasing a personalized brick to put in a new three-acre plaza outside the stadium. The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority and the Vikings launched the “Legacy Brick”...
March 27, 2015 - 11:25am
March 11, 2015
Sports highlight community involvement, teamwork
The 2014-15 athletic season has brought me several firsts; including my first Minnesota State Cross Country Championship, Heart O'Lakes basketball game and Minnesota State Wrestling Tournament at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn. In the past, I have had the opportunity...
March 11, 2015 - 2:57pm
December 4, 2014
VIDEO: Perham tops Moorhead in wrestling
Moorhead-The Perham Yellowjacket wrestling team earned a narrow victory over the Moorhead Spuds in wrestling action on Tuesday, Dec. 2 in Moorhead. The...
December 4, 2014 - 11:12am
September 29, 2014
Going, going ... gone: Twins fire Gardenhire
MINNEAPOLIS - The Minnesota Twins announced Monday that they will replace Ron Gardenhire as manager in 2015. Gardenhire managed...
September 29, 2014 - 12:50pm
September 5, 2014
Perham shuts down Green Wave
East Grand Forks-The Perham Yellowjacket football team rolled to a 26-0 victory over the East Grand Forks Green Wave on Friday evening in East Grand Forks. Mason Malikowski started the scoring for the Yellowjackets in the second quarter with a 5-yard touchdown run. Colin Neitzke...
September 5, 2014 - 9:25pm
July 1, 2014
Minnesota 2013-14 high school top 10 stories of the year
Mahnomen football dominance continues The longest football winning streak in Minnesota belongs to Mahnomen at 28 straight games. The Indians...
July 1, 2014 - 10:22am
June 19, 2014
New York Mills native Andrea Scott named D-II head athletic trainer of the year
June 19, 2014 - 2:40pm