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Looking Back - Sept. 14 edition
Local students attend Camp Ryla
They're all a 'buzz'
Funeral gesture appreciated
County farmers have more buffer funding assistance
Perham’s Richter recounts crazy day he committed to the Gophers for football
Perham's depth shines through at Bagley Invitational
Perham/NYM swimmers edged by Thief River Falls
Perham scores 14 points on Monday to put away Pequot Lakes after three-day lightning delay
Perham/NYM swimmers compete at Park Rapids Invitational
Sr. Mary Dulski
Paul P. Ceynowa
Darrell Lee Saewert
Norb & Carol
Connor Lyle Tumberg
Emil Frank Pickar
Celebration of Life for Bob Finstrom
Brynlee Quinn Zierke
Arvig named one of Prairie Business magazine’s 50 best places to work
OK Tire will open new facility in December
OTCHS 90th Annual Meeting in Perham
Perham Knights of Columbus donate $500 to community pantry
COLA honors Star Lake Association
A recipe for success: Richville cafe owner creates 'A Little Summer Fun'
Johnny Cash Tribute Show is tomorrow in Perham
MS Pizza Ranch fundraiser in Perham is April 24
Perham prom, post prom planned April 29 at PWMS
Family ties built during dirt digging
Volunteering has many benefits
Letter: My experience with an act of kindness
Some things just aren't countable
How to make left turn on bike
Don't buy produce treated with pesticides
Kirkbride Arts and History weekend to be held Sept. 15-16
Tonic Sol Fa concert at Perham High School Auditorium September 8
Vining’s Watermelon Day, Saturday August 19
St. Lawrence Parish Festival and Polka Mass draws big crowds
Bike Rodeo at Otterfest
'Failure is not an option': Perham High School students REACH for life-long success
Crash derails Ada man's memory: Kids, wife, parents all strangers
Natural surroundings: Charles Beck's art, home reflect Otter Tail environment
Dog saves owner, scares off burglars
History Mystery of the week: What store is this?
February 12, 2016
Allergic to apathy: Perham 11-year-old with peanut allergy creates a company to support kids like her
Perham girl Haley Deibert has taken the metaphorical bull by its horns. The 11-year-old has been facing a life-altering challenge since she...
February 12, 2016 - 11:24am
February 4, 2016
A year of firsts and lasts for Perham native
It’s a year of firsts and lasts for Perham native Katrina (Moenkedick) Nordick. It’s her last semester at the University of Minnesota in...
February 4, 2016 - 2:15pm
November 11, 2015
Poore has seen a lot of life in his 100 years
The family of Ernie Poore invites everyone to join them in celebrating his 100thw birthday during an open house at Calvary Lutheran Church in...
November 11, 2015 - 3:20pm
September 19, 2014
World peace day held at St. Henry’s
On the anniversary of 9-11, local Court St. Rita #409 members of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas, in conjunction with the 4th Degree Assembly...
September 19, 2014 - 10:48am
September 18, 2014
Mildred Johnson, first woman to serve on ND higher ed board, dies at age 96
PERHAM, Minn. – Mildred L. Johnson, a trailblazing North Dakota attorney who became the first woman appointed to the North Dakota Board of...
September 18, 2014 - 10:39am
June 6, 2014
History Mystery: Who is this soldier?
History Mystery of the Week: Who is this soldier? (Hint: He’s pictured in Abilene, Texas, in 1942) ‘History Mystery’ is a weekly feature of the Perham Focus. Working in partnership with the History Museum of East Otter Tail County, we will publish a ‘mystery photo’...
June 6, 2014 - 12:57pm
May 30, 2014
History Mystery: What year was this Perham School picture taken?
HISTORY MYSTERY OF THE WEEK: What year was this Perham School picture taken? ‘History Mystery’ is a weekly feature of the Perham Focus. Working in partnership with the History Museum of East Otter Tail County, we will publish a ‘mystery photo’ each week, challenging...
May 30, 2014 - 9:19am
May 23, 2014
History Mystery of the Week: What year is this?
History Mystery: What year is this? (Hint: the Vergas Fire Department is pictured) ‘History Mystery’ is a weekly feature of the Perham Focus. Working in partnership with the History Museum of East Otter Tail County, we will publish a ‘mystery photo’ each week, challenging...
May 23, 2014 - 1:52pm
May 9, 2014
History Mystery: Who are these men?
Who are these men? (Hint: They’re pictured in front of Perham’s first butcher shop) ‘History Mystery’ is a weekly feature of the Perham Focus. Working in partnership with the History Museum of East Otter Tail County, we will publish a ‘mystery photo’ each week,...
May 9, 2014 - 10:07am
May 8, 2014
‘Mr. Perham’ honored by Lions
The man once referred to as “Mr. Perham” has been posthumously inducted into the Lions Multiple District 5M Hall of Fame. Bill Parks, a former member of the Perham Lakes Lions Club and 5M9 District Governor, “lived and breathed Lions,” according to an email sent to...
May 8, 2014 - 11:30am
Chipping in for charity
Perham Rotary’s own ‘Rat Pack,’ Mike Parta, Dennis Happel and Dean Simpson enjoyed some charitable gaming at the Rotary’s recent Spring...
May 8, 2014 - 11:02am
May 1, 2014
Boy Scouts soar to next rank
Don’t call them Boy Scouts anymore. In a Court of Honor ceremony on March 23, Alex Wegscheid and Luke Potts were officially awarded the rank...
May 1, 2014 - 12:53pm
April 25, 2014
History Mystery of the Week: What year was this?
HISTORY MYSTERY OF THE WEEK: What year was this? ‘History Mystery’ is a weekly feature of the Perham Focus. Working in partnership with the History Museum of East Otter Tail County, we will publish a ‘mystery photo’ each week, challenging you, our readers, to answer...
April 25, 2014 - 9:39am
April 24, 2014
Longtime Master Gardeners recognized
Master Gardeners are trained volunteers that advise and educate the public on gardening and horticulture, and participate in community gardens...
April 24, 2014 - 11:49am
April 10, 2014
Rotarian Bob Sim named A Paul Harris Fellow
Bob Sim was recently recognized as Perham Rotary Club’s Paul Harris Fellow for contributing $1,000 or more annually to the Rotary Foundation. Paul...
April 10, 2014 - 10:55am