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Turtle races

June 13, 2018
Jan Wilson, a summer resident of Little Pine Lake, cut loose on her whistle Wednesday morning as a mud turtle reached the finish line on the first day of the International Turtle Races in Perham. Brian Hansel/FOCUS
40th season of turtle racing underway in Perham
June 13, 2018 - 8:05am
June 23, 2017
Turtle number 23 races to the finish line at Perham's Turtle Fest turtle races. Meagan Pittelko/Forum News Service
Slow and steady wins the race: 33rd annual Turtle Fest dubbed a success
June 23, 2017 - 11:26am
August 13, 2015
Submitted photo
Week ten winners: First: Isiah Hexum, Perham,; Second: Eric Hanson, Dent,; Third: Rachel Hexum, Per-ham.
Trotting Turtles race to win!
August 13, 2015 - 11:28am
June 15, 2015
Chamber Corner
June 15, 2015 - 9:50am
May 29, 2015
Elizabeth Huwe/FOCUS
Nikki Schuppan, a participant from Iowa in the 2014 Turtle Races, urges her turtle toward the finish line.
Turtle Races kick off next week
May 29, 2015 - 11:30am
August 22, 2013
Robert Williams/FOCUS
Nita Killebrew, wife of Minnesota Twin Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew, made a stop in Perham to raise awareness for hospice, a cause her husband championed during his lifetime. She toured Perham as a guest of KLN Family Brands and gave a short address to a large crowd at the turtle races, thanking everyone for their support of hospice.
Nita Killebrew visits Perham, raises awareness of hospice
August 22, 2013 - 11:15am
July 12, 2013
Kids mid-race during last week’s races.
Kiowa Wieser-Matthews/FOCUS
Turtle Races continue to draw large crowds
July 12, 2013 - 11:26am