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Sheriff candidates to speak at candidate forum June 19
Milking it for all its worth: Getting milk to Bongard’s in Perham is precise, multi-step process
Otter Tail County Board adopt animal bite and dangerous dog ordinance
AgweekTV: Trade War Escalates
Efforts made to stop rising water at Spitzer Lake
New Heart O' Lakes league has kids hooked on fishing
Buzz earn split at Fergus Falls
Vikings to offer limited free tickets to practices
Perham Sportsman's Club holds first Carp Slaughter
Belka, King finish season at Class AA Championships
Geraldine M. Lillis
Rose Marie Guck
Alfred Lawrence Byron, Jr.
Calvin Mayfield Sr.
Weston Michael Mindermann
Harley Hope Keith
Dawson James Trepanier
OTC COLA general meeting slated for June 21
Nomination period for EOT FSA begins June 15
Saying goodbye: Historic Norby's Department Store closing leaves family, community heartbroken
Rare quadruplet calves born on central Minnesota farm
Norby's Department Store in Detroit Lakes closing
Looking Back - June 21 edition
Chefs go at it in Perham Area Cook-off
Arnoldy makes dean's list at St. Cloud State
Doll makes Dean's List at Mayville State
Mural dedicated at Turtle Park
Guest editorial: A bipartisan Farm Bill that works for Minnesota
Ask A Trooper: How do you report an unsafe driver?
Guest Editorial: Letting drug companies skate on opioid costs is contemptible
Everything is different
Guest editorial: Lawmakers sentence Minnesotans to death
Different generations of art talent to be shown
OTBCA presents Summer in ottertail City Park music series
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
'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