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August 17, 2018
City Council treated to look at plans for PACC
Perham's City Council learned Monday evening that when Perham Area Community Center Board Member Tony Stoll says "there are a lot of balls in...
August 17, 2018 - 10:56am
August 2, 2018
Putting it to a vote: Council approves ballot question for PACC upgrades, expansion
The Perham City Council moved the stakes forward last Wednesday evening in a special meeting at City Hall. By approving a resolution calling...
August 2, 2018 - 10:01am
May 24, 2018
No Hub snub at the state: Perham's big project makes it into the bonding bill at $6 million
It was touch and go for a while as the future of Perham's proposed HUB project hung in the balance of a bonding bill being debated at the state...
May 24, 2018 - 9:06am
March 12, 2018
Letter: The more things change, the more they stay the same
The HUB project is a perfect example of the more things change, the more they stay the same. The HUB, according to the Focus, is groundbreaking, never been tried and no one will profit from it, says the Focus. Where do they possibly come up with this information? It is being dreamed...
March 12, 2018 - 11:56am
January 31, 2018
Letter: Many thanks to HUB Committee for their dedication
Last Tuesday I attended a "Hub" meeting regarding the disposition of the old Perham High School once it is vacated and the proposed flip of the PACC. As a community member who is involved in the repurposing of the old St. Stanislaus Catholic Church into a Center for the Arts, I totally...
January 31, 2018 - 9:24am
January 24, 2018
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
The committee made up of various community members tasked with coming up ideas for what to do with the old Perham High School held a meeting...
January 24, 2018 - 1:44pm
December 13, 2017
Perham takes step towards local option sales tax
Perham city council members approved moving forward with a plan that could potentially bring a local option sales tax to the city of Perham at their Dec. 11 meeting. The potential .5 percent sales tax increase, which must first be approved by voters in Perham and authorized by the...
December 13, 2017 - 2:08pm
March 19, 2015
Lakes Area Home and Cabin Show a repeat-hit
March 19, 2015 - 11:36am
April 17, 2014
Tri-Board addresses PACC’s future
Members of the Perham City Council, Perham-Dent School Board and Perham Area Community Center Board of Directors met on April 14 to recognize the community center’s 25-year history, and to plan for its future. “The PACC is a three-legged stool,” said the PACC’s Board Chairperson,...
April 17, 2014 - 2:54pm
November 12, 2013
Bazaar draws a steady crowd
The 37th annual Women of FOCUS Christmas Bazaar was held at the Perham Area Community Center on Nov. 2. Sue Stafki, vice president of the...
November 12, 2013 - 9:17am
October 11, 2013
PACC showcases Field House updates
The Perham Area Community Center held an open house last Friday to highlight the center’s recently completed field house renovations. The ceiling and flooring were both replaced. John Turgeon and Kevin Nelson, explaining the projects to a visitor. Elizabeth Huwe/FOCUS ...
October 11, 2013 - 11:11am
September 26, 2013
PACC projects complete; open house planned for next Friday
The new ceiling and floor are in at the Perham Area Community Center’s field house, and an open house will soon be held to celebrate. Construction started on the two improvement projects in June, and wrapped up in mid-August. In a telephone interview Monday, PACC Director...
September 26, 2013 - 12:58pm
May 24, 2013
Upgrades at PACC to begin in June
The Perham Area Community Center will soon be getting some upgrades. Users of the PACC should be aware that the Field House will be closed from the first week of June through part of July while the ceiling is redone. The ceiling’s vapor barrier has deteriorated over the years,...
May 24, 2013 - 9:46am
July 14, 2012
PACC takes a stab at state grant funds
The Perham Area Community Center has thrown its small hat into a large ring of competitors vying for grant dollars. The PACC has submitted a grant application to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, in hopes of receiving about $630,000 from the state's...
July 14, 2012 - 8:00am
April 23, 2009
Perham summer recreation sign-up
The Perham Area Community Center will hold registration for summer recreation activities on Wed., April 29 from 1:30 - 6:00 p.m. and on Thurs., April 30 from 3:30 - 6:00 p.m. No other registrations will be taken prior to May 1 outside of these times. Only walk-in registrations will...
April 23, 2009 - 1:30pm