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Man dies after paraskiing on West Battle Lake
Police report - Feb. 22 edition
Stay of imposition for NY Mills man
Perham School Board supports resolution for fully funding special education
Fire in Ottertail: Periwinkle destroyed, liquor store saved
Second half surge lifts DGF over Perham
Familiar foe awaits Perham at Class AA Championships
Pelican Rapids holds off Perham in conference clash
Yellowjackets post best score of the season at championships
Old Scandinavian pastime of kicksledding makes a return at Minn. preserve
Donald J. Sweere
Donald J. Sweere
Dennis William Stanford
Mary Joanne Lischke
Joshua Matthew Karsnia
Supporting Denny McNamara
Carignan makes dean's list at Normandale Community College
Elsa Jean Halonen
Cold weather: The job must go on
Good timing helps couple land chiropractic clinic in Perham
All Creatures Vet Clinic offering boarding and grooming in Otter Tail
Halvorson of Perham Health certified in MHA trustee certification program
Forrest Briard farm Minnesota earns water quality certification
On a wing and a prayer: Help sought in caring for Angel of Hope park in Perham
Owen Rastedt benefit planned Feb. 24
Area students make dean's list at Concordia College
Molly West will replace Alexandra Koes as Miss Heart of the Lakes 2018
Maplewood State Park offers candlelight ski event Feb. 24
Editorial: HUB project in Perham is example of forward thinking
One in four students using tobacco products
Column: Do things differently when growing old
Ask A Trooper: What goes into a inclement weather car kit?
Ask A Trooper: Why are the uniforms maroon?
Art For Lunch program debuts Feb. 1
Entertainment briefs - Jan. 25 edition
FAT Saturday featuring Dueling Pianos
Great American Think-Off question fleshes out life's biggest lessons
Perham area calendar
'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
November 28, 2017
Some Thanksgivings more memorable than others
Just a quick Thanksgiving story. It was 1958, I was 15 years old, and the whole extended family was gathered at the farmhouse in which I grew up. Tables were lined up end to end, table settings were counted over and over. Were there enough chairs? Plates? Table cloths? How to get...
November 28, 2017 - 3:32pm
November 25, 2017
17th Annual Holiday Parade of Lights set for Nov. 24
Perham's streets will sparkle with twinkling lights on Nov. 24 when the Perham Lions Club 17th Annual Holiday Parade of Lights gets underway...
November 25, 2017 - 10:18am
AgweekTV: Johnson Cattle Drive
It's the time of year when ranchers move their cattle out of the pastures and bring them home for the winter. AgweekTV headed to the Johnson...
November 25, 2017 - 8:30am
November 22, 2017
We're thankful for you, dear reader
You're the best, you know that? Throughout this crazy, politically charged year, you are still reading your local newspaper. Even if you're reading this off social media, it's still us - you're still reading the paper, and we love you for it.
November 22, 2017 - 3:00pm
November 18, 2017
Meet the Minnesota turkeys raised to meet the President
This will be the 70th year a turkey is brought to the White House for the annual national Thanksgiving turkey presentation. It's a long-standing...
November 18, 2017 - 8:30am
November 25, 2015
Know before you go: Stay safe on the roads during holiday travel
The Thanksgiving week is one typically filled with travel, a busy schedule and potentially bad weather for driving. Jennifer Ritterling, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Grand Forks, N.D., said people traveling Wednesday may see some freezing drizzle and snow,...
November 25, 2015 - 10:18am
See what people in Perham had to say...
Doug and Sue Eckes, Perham Office Supply: Sue: “All of the volunteers who decorate town.” Doug: “Two wonderful grandchildren.” Sharon...
November 25, 2013 - 3:48pm
Northwoods Assembly again offers community Thanksgiving meal
Northwoods Assembly in Perham invites the community to partake in a free Thanksgiving meal. This will mark the 14th year that the church family of Northwoods has opened its doors to serve those in the community who either have nowhere to go, are shut in, or are working on Thanksgiving. Last...
November 25, 2013 - 2:17pm
November 20, 2013
Focus Thanksgiving office hours
Early deadline for all advertising and copy for the Nov. 28 (Thanksgiving) issue of the Focus is Friday, Nov. 22 at noon. The Contact deadline...
November 20, 2013 - 10:39am
November 4, 2013
Minnesota turkey to receive presidential pardon
BADGER, Minn. – An area turkey and his alternate will head to the White House for the national Thanksgiving turkey pardoning ceremony this...
November 4, 2013 - 10:46am
November 25, 2008
Spend your holiday break at the Perham Community Center
Area residents and visitors alike are welcome at the Perham Area Community Center. As with most holiday breaks from school, the Thanksgiving holiday weekend will include extended or additional open swim times. They include November 26 and November 28, from 12-1:30; 3:30-5; and...
November 25, 2008 - 12:00am