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School board has construction site walk through
Minn. health insurance program breaks previous record for signups
The power of positive thinking
PACC adds to list of improvements for 2018
Jennie-O Turkey barn lost in fire
Yellowjackets second at Melrose/Sauk Centre
Perham gymnasts set new mark against Park Rapids Area
DeBoer's 24 sparks Yellowjackets in home win
Minnesota Miracle saves Vikings from disaster
'Physically and emotionally, I'm drained': Resigning MN coach points finger at problematic parents
Judy K. Houghton
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
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
Perham Health welcomes Dr. Steven Murrell
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
Star Lake native, 103, has lived through 18 presidents
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
October 20, 2017
Learning to serving others may not be a requirement of the common core state standards, but it's easy to argue it's a value just as important...
October 20, 2017 - 6:11pm
August 29, 2017
Back to the grind
Buses, kids, and parents hit the roads a little early this year in Perham, thanks to the new high school going up, with classes getting underway...
August 29, 2017 - 4:24pm
August 26, 2017
Back to school
The school year is starting a tad early this year for the Perham-Dent School District to make time for the construction and other changes happening...
August 26, 2017 - 10:18am
August 25, 2016
The names of a few new Perham teachers were accidentally left out of an article on the topic in last week's Perham Focus. Two new teachers will start this fall at St. Henry's Area School for the upcoming school year. Missy Mickelson will teach second grade and David Ogroske will teach...
August 25, 2016 - 2:16pm
November 24, 2015
Voters say build a new high school
The Perham-Dent School board and Superintendent Mitch Anderson will be a new kind of busy in the next few weeks, months and years with the passage...
November 24, 2015 - 10:12pm
September 23, 2015
Warroad extends school week to five days from four, meets mixed reaction
September 23, 2015 - 3:43pm
Minnesota 4th-grader keeps it formal, wearing only suits and ties
BRAINERD, Minn. – If you ever run across local fourth-grader Derek Grady and feel underdressed for the occasion, don't worry, he makes...
September 23, 2015 - 3:41pm
September 17, 2015
Flags remembering 9-11 line the fields near area Perham High School
Covered in a sea of flags, Perham High School lawn became a make-shift 9-11 memorial this Sept. 11, 2015 as 2,996 flags were planted in the lawn...
September 17, 2015 - 1:50pm
August 21, 2015
Referendum 2.0 is go: Vote on $45.27 million slated for Nov. 24
There will not be a general election this year; however, on Tuesday, Nov. 24, residents of the Perham-Dent School District will be asked to vote for the second time on a building bond levy. Discussion on the referendum was the primary focus at the school board’s regular August...
August 21, 2015 - 2:36pm
August 10, 2015
Not much change in state MCA scores
Results of the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments (MCAs) were released on July 30 by the state department of education. According to the department, statewide proficiency was shown to have “generally remained constant or increased slightly, while math scores remained largely...
August 10, 2015 - 11:26am
July 24, 2015
Perham-Dent School Board: Planning ramps up for second try at referendum
The Perham-Dent School Board and district administration met for a work session and their regular board meeting on July 15. During the work session, the primary topic was looking at the district’s plans and required paperwork for bringing a building bond referendum to voters...
July 24, 2015 - 11:50am
June 11, 2015
Perham-Dent School Board: Preparations for 2015-2016 begin
The Perham-Dent School District has wrapped the 2014-2015 school year, and is already preparing for the next session of school to begin in September. At its regular May meeting, the school board approved the 2015-2016 school calendar, with 184 days for staff members and 173 student...
June 11, 2015 - 4:50pm
June 4, 2015
Perham group brings hope to Guatemala
In April, 14 volunteers from the Perham and New York Mills area made a week-long trek to Antigua, Guatemala for a mission trip sponsored by Calvary...
June 4, 2015 - 9:01am
March 13, 2015
Seeing a pattern of growth
Students at Perham High School showcased their quilting abilities on March 5 in the school’s senior hallway. The patterns and colors on...
March 13, 2015 - 10:55am
February 25, 2015
PHS National Honor Society recognizes members
Perham High School National Honor Society members were recognized at a special ceremony in the high school auditorium last Monday. Pictured are...
February 25, 2015 - 3:47pm