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UPDATE: Last of 9 prisoners who escaped in state van caught on Minneapolis bridge
Near the front lines
Street improvements underway in Ottertail
‘Because of others’ sacrifices’: Perham fourth graders are the first in the country to perform new WWII musical
Woman, 2 toddlers hurt in Otter Tail County crash
Speicher to compete at National Championships
Perham upsets Osakis in subsection semifinals
Yellowjackets run streak to nine straight
Perham tennis downs Minnewaska, falls to Crookston
Perham girls golf continues HOL dominance
Herbert R. Woods
Bruce D. Williamson
Tristan Adam Wike
Jaxson Michael Umland
Brooklyn Rae Collins
Chase Owen Hall
Leo James Nordick
Perham Hotel Receives Top Honors at GrandStay Hospitality, LLC Brand Conference
Local bank president among those who met with President Trump
Don't let the bugs bug you: new mosquito prevention business coming to Perham area
New border tax would affect Minnesota businesses
Lil' Evil relocating to new, larger location on Perham's East Main
Johnny Cash Tribute Show is tomorrow in Perham
MS Pizza Ranch fundraiser in Perham is April 24
Perham prom, post prom planned April 29 at PWMS
Family ties built during dirt digging
St. Henry's Church conducts renewal weekend
MN House and Senate budget proposals concerning
What is a bumper height law and the law about tires that extend out past the fenders?
Letter: The new Republican repeal and Replace plan
Investing in a 21st Century workforce
It isn't driver's ed until ma is screaming in your right ear
Perham area calendar of events
High tunnel gardening class, kids' wet felting class set for on May 20
Bring your lawn chairs: Ottertail’s Tuesday summer concerts at the park are back
Elementary art exhibit showcases students' best
Great American Think-Off finalists announced
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. Siegle...
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
MOORHEAD, Minn. -- Long-time Minnesota State University Moorhead head athletic trainer Andrea "Andy" Scott has been named the Head Athletic Trainer of the Year for Division II, it was announced by the National Athletic Trainers Association. Scott will receive the award on Friday,...
June 19, 2014 - 2:40pm