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Feedlot expansion hearings held in Otter Tail
Perham City council reorganizes
Two-vehicle crash leads to injuries
Community meetings set to discuss future of the HUB
Perham shuts down Pelican Rapids for 14th straight win
Jackets defense shuts down Frazee Girls
Perham grapplers win home finale against Detroit Lakes
Morris named finalist for NHSACA Coach of the Year
Take 5: Keys to the NFC Championship game
Michael John Grismer
Dollena "Dolly" Nundahl
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
Congratulations to Kenny Richter on his retirement! Kenny is retiring December 31, 2017 as a Combination Technician with Arvig Enterprises, Inc. in Perham. Kenny has been with the Company for over 40 years
Lyla Faye Haman
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
Dr. Brooke Hamann serving on the Minnesota state emergency response team
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
LETTER: No more taxpayer money to group without full disclosure
Once again, I'm drinking the purple Kool-aid
Cold weather tips for stalled or stuck vehicles
If you’re using Facebook to find your news, you’re going to be seeing less of us
What is the correct following distance?
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
Christmas bake sale and concert to be held in Vergas Dec. 3
'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