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Last day of classes at PHS sparks fun, memories
Minn. plans extra speeding enforcement in July
Otter Tail County Sheriff's report - May 24 edition
No Hub snub at the state: Perham's big project makes it into the bonding bill at $6 million
Fergus Falls to get $3.5 million for demolition of historic former state hospital
Wolverines shutdown Perham, fall to DGF
Minten’s blast lifts Perham over Wadena-DC
Perham Tennis team takes another step
Perham boys tennis advances to Section 8A Championship
Perham gains share of Heart O'Lakes Conference title
Helen M. Smith
James Robert Draack
James R. Draack
Harley Hope Keith
Dawson James Trepanier
Hayden Beth Mitchell
Dixie Kathaleen Rehborg
Dairy farmers fight back against deceptive advertising
Minnesota jobless rate remains steady
Western Minnesota farmers catch up with spring planting after late start
KLN's temporary housing could help break barriers to employment
Burgau honored by Blue Cross
Adult Fishing League kicks off 14th season
United Way of Otter Tail and Wadena counties announces funded partner programs
Looking Back - May 17 edition
Perham Health offers 'right way to fall' program
Fergus Falls Police Chief Bergren announces run for Otter Tail County Sheriff
Tobacco prevention, sustainable quit-smoking help fail to cross session finish line
Your Letters: Why believe the press about political change?
Ask A Trooper: Is prescription window tint allowed?
Commentary: At the University of North Dakota, another feud over another logo
Ask A Trooper: How do you become a pilot with the state troopers?
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
Red River Valley Veterans concerts slated for May 3 in Perham
Bingo, BBQ and storytelling spectacle at two NYM locations
'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