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From Perham to Philly: Game was worst experience ever
A time for ideas and questions: HUB committee holding public meetings for input on what to do with the soon-to-be vacant high school
Your legal rights: Beware of utility shut-off scams
Two teenagers injured in crash on Highway 29
Looking Back - Jan. 18 edition
Minnesota Misery: Vikings dominated by Eagles in NFC Championship game
Adam Thielen laments Vikings' inability to 'check the last box'
Fast start, strong finish helps Perham close out Esko
Bears steal pivotal section game from Lakers
If Vikings win Sunday, expect Super Bowl ticket prices to jump
Michael John Grismer
Lyle D. Severson
Local students named to Dean's List at MSU Moorhead
Area students make NDSU Dean's List
Colton Norbert Benke
On the night you were born the moon smiled with such wonder that the stars peeked in to see you and the night wind whispered. "Life will never be same." Because there had never been anyone like you ever in the world. So enchanted with you were the wind
Oscar James Buchanan
Wanted: (Grumpy) Head brewer
VIDEO: Brothers re-open Perham tire business
Nominations being taken for 2018 Chamber Choice Awards
Perham Living makes U.S. News & World Report's list of Best Nursing Homes for 2017-18
Nelson named General Manager of the year
Dent Fiesta to raise money for local projects
Rock-A-Booster 4H Club Wins Award
Miss Perham and Miss Heart of the Lakes Pageant, Jan. 13
Hey, baby: Perham Health’s first baby of the New Year is born
Otter Tail County 150th anniversary set for 2018
Norwegians are better off staying in Norway
Do cars need to pull over for police during pursuit?
Ice fishermen, we need your help
LETTER: No more taxpayer money to group without full disclosure
Once again, I'm drinking the purple Kool-aid
FAT Saturday featuring Dueling Pianos
Great American Think-Off question fleshes out life's biggest lessons
Perham area calendar
A whole 'slew' of fun: Slew Foot Family Christmas Concert to hit Perham
Free Matinees in Perham are a tradition that goes back decades
'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
September 27, 2016
Seeking local 'characters, kind folks and curmudgeons' for upcoming story series
The Perham Focus is planning a new series of feature stories, tentatively titled, "Characters, kind folks and curmudgeons: Portraits of some...
September 27, 2016 - 12:50pm
July 22, 2016
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
Former Minnesota Vikings and Arizona Cardinals head coach Dennis Green died early Friday morning after suffering a heart attack. He was 67. Family friend and former agent Ray Anderson confirmed the death to ESPN's Adam Schefter after speaking with Green's wife. Anderson said Green...
July 22, 2016 - 1:44pm
June 23, 2016
Huus ends Yellowjacket golf career at state
It was a remarkable end to an extraordinary career at Perham High School for Becca Huus. Huus capped off her career with her fourth straight...
June 23, 2016 - 11:56am
June 17, 2016
Gopher coach announces scholarship for Perham athlete
The dream for a small town football player usually involves taking the next step and playing football at the next level, ultimately playing for...
June 17, 2016 - 11:28am
April 28, 2016
End of an era
The 2016-17 sports season will have a different feel to it when practices begin in August, mainly due to the departure of long-time coach Natalie...
April 28, 2016 - 12:41pm
February 12, 2016
Nordick's Last Name Might Be Different But Her Game Has Helped Make UMC An NSIC Contender
CROOKSTON, Minn. - What’s in a name? Whether it has been as Katrina Moenkedick or Katrina Nordick, one thing is for sure, #21 for University...
February 12, 2016 - 11:46am
July 2, 2015
Miller wins Average Jo Triathlon for second straight year
Athletes young and old converged on Paul Miller Park for the 12th annual Average Jo Triathlon on Saturday, June 27. The first person across...
July 2, 2015 - 4:06pm
August 31, 2014
The winding road home
See ya ‘round, Perham. The end of August marks the last of my time in Perham for the Focus, as I have accepted the sports editor position...
August 31, 2014 - 3:39am
August 18, 2014
Spriggs holds early lead for Mid-Am championship win over Cavanagh
DETROIT LAKES — Kent Spriggs, the 2012 Mid-Am runner-up, won his first championship at the Pine to Palm Golf Tournament Sunday defeating Perham’s...
August 18, 2014 - 2:19pm
Welle is Pine to Palm's 82nd champion
DETROIT LAKES - Moorhead’s Ben Welle practiced consistency at its finest this past week and it paid off. Welle won the 82nd Pine...
August 18, 2014 - 9:03am
August 15, 2014
Kretchman stuns top seed at Pine to Palm, faces Taylor Cavanagh next
DETROIT LAKES — Odds were against Fargo Davies graduate Tanner Kretchman, who found himself down three holes with four remaining in the first...
August 15, 2014 - 9:48am
August 14, 2014
Fargo's Meyer takes medalist honors at Pine to Palm
DETROIT LAKES — For much of this past summer, Fargo natives Greg Melhus and Grady Meyer played more than a few rounds of golf in the area,...
August 14, 2014 - 1:47pm
Potential Bucholz vs Heins matchup highlights preseason football at BSU and UMC for Jacket fans
BEMIDJI — After one of the worst seasons in recent history of the Bemidji State football program last year, it’s fair to wonder how the Beavers...
August 14, 2014 - 1:11pm
August 9, 2014
Cassel's grip on starting job tightens in Vikings' win; Thielen shines
MINNEAPOLIS – Matt Cassel took another step Friday night toward solidifying a spot as the Minnesota Vikings starting quarterback. Although...
August 9, 2014 - 11:05am
August 7, 2014
Al Stigman to be inducted to Minnesota Amateur Baseball Hall of Fame
The Minnesota Amateur Baseball Hall of Fame (MABHOF) announced four new members to the Hall, including Perham's Al Stigman. The other three...
August 7, 2014 - 3:53pm