Skip to main content
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
March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month
Otter Tail County authorities investigating death of man found unconscious on lake
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
December 7, 2017
'I just decided when I went, I went': Perham's Erv Post lived unique life, died with a smile
Dying isn't a topic most people are willing to talk about. It's usually the elephant in the room everyone tries to ignore no matter how blatantly...
December 7, 2017 - 11:38am
November 10, 2017
Scenes from Friday's Veterans Day programs
Perham Focus Reporter Kim Brasel will be out and about today taking photos from the various Veterans Day programs around Perham. Check our website...
November 10, 2017 - 5:42pm
August 12, 2017
Veterans get back outdoors: Non-profit organization provides recreational therapy to veterans and active duty
“I don’t know much about anything, but I think some of America’s best young men served in this war.” This a quote from “Forrest Gump.” No words could ring more true as some of America’s best men and women fight to keep the U.S. safe; however, not all of them come home...
August 12, 2017 - 8:15am
May 25, 2017
Perham area Memorial Day programs
Monday, May 29 is Memorial Day, a day to remember and honor the more than 1 million men and women who have given their lives in service to this...
May 25, 2017 - 8:56am
February 26, 2015
Telling a somber truth: ‘Always Lost’ opens at ITOW
The walls of the exhibit room at Perham’s In Their Own Words Veterans Museum, covered with solemn photos and sobering stories, don’t discriminate...
February 26, 2015 - 11:43am
November 14, 2014
Worth the wait: Perham veteran Paul Ceynowa, who witnessed the flag raising at Iwo Jima, is awarded combat medals nearly 70 years later
Paul Ceynowa was one of the first soldiers to step foot on the beach of Iwo Jima during World War II. It was Feb. 19, 1945, the first day...
November 14, 2014 - 10:51am
October 12, 2014
Quilts of Valor comforts veterans
“Twelve hundred quilts!” The announcement silenced chatter in the sewing workroom, and was followed by clapping and celebration. “I...
October 12, 2014 - 8:42pm
May 2, 2014
Area veterans attend ‘Honor Flight’ film screening
The 2012 documentary film, “Honor Flight,” was shown this past Saturday at LB Homes in Fergus Falls. The film, based on the Honor Flight...
May 2, 2014 - 9:31am
November 15, 2013
Letter to the Editor: Perham veterans give praise for a ‘job well done’
VFW Post 4020 and Auxiliary would like to take this opportunity to say ‘thank you’ to the following people: Sandra Weiser-Matthews for organizing the Veterans Day program at Perham High School, the students who took part in the program and the students who showed their respect...
November 15, 2013 - 9:49am
September 26, 2013
Patriot dog teams will be honored this Sunday in DL
Since its inception two years ago, the Patriot Assistance Dogs (PAD) program at Lucky Dog Boarding & Training Center has produced 13 certified service dog/handler teams. On Sunday, eight of those teams will be honored at a special graduation ceremony and awards recognition...
September 26, 2013 - 10:31am
May 29, 2013
Local veterans recount war ‘In Their Own Words
The most important part of a soldier’s training, said In Their Own Words Veterans Museum guest speaker Dr.
May 29, 2013 - 1:54pm
May 9, 2013
Scout’s project will benefit local veterans
The Perham teen who’s been making military displays for his Eagle Scout Service Project has completed them, and on Monday he presented his...
May 9, 2013 - 4:45pm
April 8, 2013
Veterans of ‘Forgotten War’ remembered at Fargo event
FARGO – Sixty years gone, the Korean War still holds a grip on Sid Erstad. The 85-year-old Ada, Minn., man got to Korea in 1952 and was an...
April 8, 2013 - 2:07pm
July 20, 2012
New memorial in Underwood to honor all area veterans
A new American Legion Veterans Memorial will soon be constructed in Underwood, just north of Farmers State Bank at the Myrt Trudeau/Otto Kester...
July 20, 2012 - 8:00am
May 30, 2012
Saluting our soldiers
A soldier with the Minnesota National Guard out of Moorhead salutes the new Veterans Memorial at Perham Village Cemetery during an unveiling...
May 30, 2012 - 12:10pm