Lina Belar for the Focus
With a first name no one knew and a last name that few could pronounce, Alettajan Aschnewitz was perhaps destined to become one of history's unsung heroes.
As part of the Perham City Council’s regular meeting on April 13, the public assessment hearing for the city’s 2015 improvement project was held. The project will affect a number of property owners in the southeastern and southwestern portions of town. During the hearing, a dozen residents shared their comments and questions. Most of the questions were for clarification, which city engineer Jade Berube was able to answer.
"Sherman to the Rescue!" by James P. Ebert, is a book about the adventures of three young people on Sherman's 10th birthday. That day, they set out on an expedition across Phantom Lake, to explore Mirror Creek and the beaver pond beyond. In the process, they discover two eagles that were injured after hitting a newly installed power line.
Jean Johnson grew up in St. Louis, Mo., the daughter of J. Robert and E. Jean Meigs. Her sister, Barb, was two years younger. Her dad knew Buzz and Bid Kennedy from when they had all gone to school in Illinois. The Kennedys ran Jaegers Resort on Star Lake, and invited the Meigs family to come visit that summer.
Editor’s note: This is the second of four in this series spotlighting Perham seniors. It's impossible to count the number of people who Delores Wasche has entertained in her lifetime. That's because for the last 40 years, she and her husband have owned and operated the Comet Theater in Perham.
After nearly 20 years in the same location, Some Place Special is preparing to take on some new space. Some Place Special, the first assisted living facility in Perham, opened in 1996. The assisted living facility, located on Main Street in Perham, occupies one of oldest private homes in the town.
Cassie Anderson answered the call, and she is now the new associate pastor of Calvary Lutheran Church in Perham. Here, her emphasis will be working with young adults and family in terms of education, spirituality and hospitality. Her last call was more of a generalist: from 2011 to 2014, she was associate pastor in Sparta, Wis.
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“It’s all about people helping people,” said Jim Grey, director of Rewind, Inc., a 12-step, spiritually-based drug and alcohol treatment facility on the edge of Perham.