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September 17, 2016
Alison Francis is the new volunteer events coordinator for United Way in Perham. She started on June 13.  Francis will be planning events, finding different ways to support the community and come up with ideas on how United Way may accomplish those goals with her co-workers.
Francis takes reins of UW events coordinator in Perham
September 17, 2016 - 10:50am
August 25, 2016
 A farewell party for Christi Stoll happened on Wednesday, August 17 at Lakes Café. Stoll worked as the volunteer and events coordinator for United Way for three years.
Stoll leaves United Way
August 25, 2016 - 10:47am
April 28, 2016
Angel Of Hope Memorial Parks 2016 spring deadline for memory blocks will be May 11. Also the candlelight vigil is on December 6 at 7 p.m. Kelsee Newton/FOCUS
Deadline for new Angel Of Hope memory blocks set
April 28, 2016 - 11:37am
August 7, 2015
Submitted Photo
The iconic Perham Ex-press has been carrying people along historic downtown Perham for more than a decade.
Perham Express in need of repair and home
August 7, 2015 - 10:22am
July 30, 2015
Paul Schmitt/FOCUS
Jess Shaka, front, and Jack Brooks traveled from Oshkosh, Wis. to volunteer their efforts for the Lakes area community.
Catholic WorkCamp volunteers serve Lakes area
July 30, 2015 - 4:15pm
July 6, 2015
Submitted photo/FOCUS
The posse practices parade formation on the highway.
Sheriff's Posse lends the law a hand
July 6, 2015 - 10:56am
July 3, 2015
Marie Johnson/FOCUS
Jim Braun, of Perham, has been nominated as a ‘Hero of Hope’ for his long-time commitment to the local Relay for Life.
‘He’s done wonderful things’ Jim Braun: A driving force behind the local Relay for Life
July 3, 2015 - 10:58am
June 25, 2015
Jason Groth/FOCUS
Judy Kunza has worn multiple hats for the American Cancer Society and local Relay for Life over the past 25 years. She is pictured here, seated, with her husband, Jerry, also seated, and their five children, standing, left to right: Mindy, Matthew, Michael, Michelle and Melissa.
'Any job that needs doing, she's there': Judy Kunza is a friendly, familiar face in the fight against cancer
June 25, 2015 - 11:14am
June 18, 2015
Submitted photo
Perham Rotary members fill bags with litter along US Highway 10.
Adopt a Highway volunteers benefit state pocketbook and local scenery
June 18, 2015 - 3:15pm
June 11, 2015
Paul Schmitt/FOCUS
Volunteers Joan Kaelberer, left, and Judy Grelson, right, stock shelves at the Perham Community Food Shelf.
Food Shelf a space of both generosity and relationships
June 11, 2015 - 4:45pm
June 4, 2015
Submitted photo
Common Hope aims to bring education, healthcare and stability to children, and their families, who may otherwise have very different lives. Part of the work done by the Perham group was put-ting together school projects, such as the pa-per hats made by these students.
Perham group brings hope to Guatemala
June 4, 2015 - 9:01am
December 11, 2014
Perham High School students attend We Day
December 11, 2014 - 4:54pm
May 3, 2013
Ervin Wegscheid is a regular volunteer at the In Their Own Words Veterans Museum, as a tour guide and greeter. He is also active in the Dent American Legion, Perham VFW Color Guard and as a volunteer at Perham Health. 
Marie Nitke/FOCUS
Presenting the past: Former serviceman honors the military through volunteerism
May 3, 2013 - 1:17pm
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Today's youth: Burden, or resource?
April 3, 2009 - 7:00am
April 2, 2009
An army of volunteers from New York Mills High School walk to position on a sandbagging line in Moorhead while helping with the flood fight last week. Below, the crew of volunteers gathers outside the district office entrance for a group photo.
Mills students impressive in volunteer effort
April 2, 2009 - 7:00am