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Sheriff candidates to speak at candidate forum June 19
Milking it for all its worth: Getting milk to Bongard’s in Perham is precise, multi-step process
Otter Tail County Board adopt animal bite and dangerous dog ordinance
AgweekTV: Trade War Escalates
Efforts made to stop rising water at Spitzer Lake
New Heart O' Lakes league has kids hooked on fishing
Buzz earn split at Fergus Falls
Vikings to offer limited free tickets to practices
Perham Sportsman's Club holds first Carp Slaughter
Belka, King finish season at Class AA Championships
Calvin Mayfield Sr.
Rose Marie Guck
Weston Michael Mindermann
Harley Hope Keith
Dawson James Trepanier
OTC COLA general meeting slated for June 21
Nomination period for EOT FSA begins June 15
Saying goodbye: Historic Norby's Department Store closing leaves family, community heartbroken
Rare quadruplet calves born on central Minnesota farm
Norby's Department Store in Detroit Lakes closing
Chefs go at it in Perham Area Cook-off
Arnoldy makes dean's list at St. Cloud State
Doll makes Dean's List at Mayville State
Mural dedicated at Turtle Park
Area students named to Dean's list at UM Crookston
Guest editorial: A bipartisan Farm Bill that works for Minnesota
Ask A Trooper: How do you report an unsafe driver?
Guest Editorial: Letting drug companies skate on opioid costs is contemptible
Everything is different
Guest editorial: Lawmakers sentence Minnesotans to death
Different generations of art talent to be shown
OTBCA presents Summer in ottertail City Park music series
Summer melodrama rises from the ashes - fourth season will be in new venue
Brewery comedy tour performs at Disgruntled Brewery May 16
Perham: The Musical
'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