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Minnesota FFA Foundation presents jackets to members of Perham FFA Chapter
Rural Dent man arrested following road accident
Weekly police report - Jan. 18 edition
Reports surfacing of central Minn. lake travelers going through ice again
PWMS Geography Bee winner and participants
Fast start, strong finish helps Perham close out Esko
Bears steal pivotal section game from Lakers
If Vikings win Sunday, expect Super Bowl ticket prices to jump
Ahmad Rashad, neighbor Michael Jordan cheer on Vikings
Perham shuts down Pelican Rapids for 14th straight win
Michael John Grismer
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
Wanted: (Grumpy) Head brewer
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
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
November 28, 2017
Some Thanksgivings more memorable than others
Just a quick Thanksgiving story. It was 1958, I was 15 years old, and the whole extended family was gathered at the farmhouse in which I grew up. Tables were lined up end to end, table settings were counted over and over. Were there enough chairs? Plates? Table cloths? How to get...
November 28, 2017 - 3:32pm
November 25, 2017
17th Annual Holiday Parade of Lights set for Nov. 24
Perham's streets will sparkle with twinkling lights on Nov. 24 when the Perham Lions Club 17th Annual Holiday Parade of Lights gets underway...
November 25, 2017 - 10:18am
AgweekTV: Johnson Cattle Drive
It's the time of year when ranchers move their cattle out of the pastures and bring them home for the winter. AgweekTV headed to the Johnson...
November 25, 2017 - 8:30am
November 22, 2017
We're thankful for you, dear reader
You're the best, you know that? Throughout this crazy, politically charged year, you are still reading your local newspaper. Even if you're reading this off social media, it's still us - you're still reading the paper, and we love you for it.
November 22, 2017 - 3:00pm
November 18, 2017
Meet the Minnesota turkeys raised to meet the President
This will be the 70th year a turkey is brought to the White House for the annual national Thanksgiving turkey presentation. It's a long-standing...
November 18, 2017 - 8:30am
November 25, 2015
Know before you go: Stay safe on the roads during holiday travel
The Thanksgiving week is one typically filled with travel, a busy schedule and potentially bad weather for driving. Jennifer Ritterling, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Grand Forks, N.D., said people traveling Wednesday may see some freezing drizzle and snow,...
November 25, 2015 - 10:18am
See what people in Perham had to say...
Doug and Sue Eckes, Perham Office Supply: Sue: “All of the volunteers who decorate town.” Doug: “Two wonderful grandchildren.” Sharon...
November 25, 2013 - 3:48pm
Northwoods Assembly again offers community Thanksgiving meal
Northwoods Assembly in Perham invites the community to partake in a free Thanksgiving meal. This will mark the 14th year that the church family of Northwoods has opened its doors to serve those in the community who either have nowhere to go, are shut in, or are working on Thanksgiving. Last...
November 25, 2013 - 2:17pm
November 20, 2013
Focus Thanksgiving office hours
Early deadline for all advertising and copy for the Nov. 28 (Thanksgiving) issue of the Focus is Friday, Nov. 22 at noon. The Contact deadline...
November 20, 2013 - 10:39am
November 4, 2013
Minnesota turkey to receive presidential pardon
BADGER, Minn. – An area turkey and his alternate will head to the White House for the national Thanksgiving turkey pardoning ceremony this...
November 4, 2013 - 10:46am
November 25, 2008
Spend your holiday break at the Perham Community Center
Area residents and visitors alike are welcome at the Perham Area Community Center. As with most holiday breaks from school, the Thanksgiving holiday weekend will include extended or additional open swim times. They include November 26 and November 28, from 12-1:30; 3:30-5; and...
November 25, 2008 - 12:00am