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May 29, 2015
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Nikki Schuppan, a participant from Iowa in the 2014 Turtle Races, urges her turtle toward the finish line.
Turtle Races kick off next week
May 29, 2015 - 11:30am
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The 101 students who graduated from Perham High School on Sunday tossed their caps at the end of the commence-ment ceremony.
So long, seniors! PHS sends off class of 2015
May 29, 2015 - 9:00am
May 28, 2015
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Members of the Legion Post 148 perform the flag folding ceremony at their program on Saturday in Dent.
Area residents remember fallen veterans on Memorial Day
May 28, 2015 - 11:48am
May 21, 2015
Memorial Day area events
Memorial Day Events
May 21, 2015 - 3:30pm
May 1, 2015
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Amanda Monahan (right) was presented with her “Ambassador of the Year” award by Dan Schroeder (left). This award was given to the chamber ambassador who “goes above and beyond the call of duty, and always makes time for the chamber and its staff.”
Chamber awards banquet well-attended
May 1, 2015 - 11:47am
April 9, 2015
'The Gathering' returns to the PACC this weekend for the 18th annual event
April 9, 2015 - 11:35am
April 3, 2015
‘A Touch of Kenny’: Top-rated Kenny Rogers tribute coming to Perham
April 3, 2015 - 11:16am
March 26, 2015
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After only 3-1/2 weeks of practice, 10 volunteer dancers took the stage for the East Otter Tail County Relay for Life’s “Dancing with the Stars” fundraiser on March 21. Taking home the People’s Choice Award was the pair of Bev Flateland and Terry Lee. Partners Dr. Rand Stolee and Maggie Rennicke earned the top score, 29 points, and the Judges’ Choice Award.
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VIDEO: EOT Relay event kicks off 2015 season
March 26, 2015 - 3:22pm
About 800-900 people check out the Vergas Maple Syrup Fest each year. The day kicks off with a pancake feed served with real maple syrup, of course. DL NEWSPAPERS/Brian Basham
Vergas maple syrup fest is April 11
March 26, 2015 - 12:06pm
March 20, 2015
St. Henry’s School Fun Fair set for Sunday
March 20, 2015 - 9:44am
March 19, 2015
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Hoot’s Sports brought numerous boats and trailers to display at the show. Stationed in the center of the second gymnasium, Hoot’s Sports had the largest total area for any vendor at the show this year.
Lakes Area Home and Cabin Show a repeat-hit
March 19, 2015 - 11:36am
March 18, 2015
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As the East Otter Tail County’s Relay for Life “Dancing with the Stars” fundraiser nears, the event’s dancers gave up their Saturday morning to put in extra practice time. Pictured from left to right are: Jeff Fritz and Brianna Alley; Chuck Hofius and Mia Jewell; and Pat Meyer and Tristan Watchorn.
Dancers to ‘star’ in Relay fundraiser
March 18, 2015 - 4:00pm
March 2, 2015
Caffeinated high: Triple Espresso to perform at club fundraiser
March 2, 2015 - 12:48pm
February 12, 2015
SUBMITTED PHOTO Heather Loken, one of United Community Bank’s ‘Elves on a Shelf,’ wearing a look of surprise right after coming out of the icy water. The bank took third place in the group costume category.play button
VIDEO: Brrr-inging in $16K for kinship
February 12, 2015 - 11:30am
February 6, 2015
Elizabeth Huwe/FOCUS In 2014, the Willy Wonka and oompa loompa duo of Kenny and Kim Nelson took second place in the in small-team costume contest at the Freezin’ for a Reason polar plunge fundraiser for Perham’s Kinship program.
Good reason for freezin’: Kinship fundraiser to be held Saturday
February 6, 2015 - 2:01pm
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