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Starting Monday, March 2 at 9 p.m., the Perham Area Community Center will become a 24/7 access fitness facility for its members. Only those with a PACC membership and who are aged 18 and older will be allowed to access the center after regular hours, or purchase a key fob or swipe card to use the center after hours. The fobs and cards will cost $10. Kevin Nelson, director of the PACC, said pre-sales for the fobs will be held 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
The Perham Police Department has released the identity of the man injured Tuesday evening when his car was struck by a train in Perham. Alec Scott Bjerke, 21, of Perham,...
Editor’s note: This is the second in a weekly series on how technology affects the lives of Perham residents. Technology’s influence continues to grow in the Perham-Dent School District. Three years ago, the district purchased iPads for students of all ages to use in classrooms and for coursework.
For the sixth year running, members of the community will make a splash while collecting donations for Kinship of the Perham Area. Teams and individuals will vie for Best Costume prizes while plunging into icy waters for Freezin’ for a Reason, Kinship’s biggest annual fundraiser. The event will be held on the ice of Little Pine Lake, behind Zorbaz in Perham, on Saturday, Feb. 7.
Editor’s note: This is the first in a weekly series on how technology affects the lives of Perham residents. Technology is everywhere, and as it becomes more commonplace, it has begun to spark changes in almost every aspect of life. Inside the walls of Perham Health, there is no exception to this wave.
The Perham Area Public Library’s 12th annual Table Setting Fair, held Saturday, raised about $12,000, which will support the library and its programs, materials and goal of promoting literacy in the community.
There’s a place in Perham where the people keep working all day and night, even after the cows have come home. In 1908, Bongards’ Creameries was founded in Bongards, Minn...
The Perham-Dent School Board is continuing its preparations to hold a building referendum. Preliminary discussions have focused around potentially holding the vote on May 12 or 19; both dates are Tuesdays. The referendum would pay for several construction projects that were suggested by a community task force in October, including: -A new high school building (the unofficially preferred course of action) or updates to the current high school. -Classroom additions at Prairie Wind Middle School and Heart of the Lakes Elementary School. -A new Early Childhood Education wing, to be
About four years ago, siblings Joni Birch and Bill Greenwaldt each had a son who would be graduating from high school that spring. To help, their mother, known as “Grandma...
Once a month, Marlene Johnson wheels her cart full of paper, pencils, books and other supplies into classrooms at Heart of the Lakes Elementary, and takes charge. It’s time for...