Marie Johnson joined the Detroit Lakes Tribune in November 2017 after several years of writing and editing at the Perham Focus. She lives in rural Frazee with her husband, Dan, their young son and daughter, and their yellow Lab.
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Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of feature stories on foreign exchange students studying at Perham High School this year. Before this school year, Lydia Brunegard and...
Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of feature stories on foreign exchange students studying at Perham High School this year. When Tihana Milosevic signed on to become...
In the wee hours of the morning on a frigid winter day in 1960, Neil Gudmestad awoke to the sound of his father’s voice. “Happy birthday, son,” his dad said. “Now get to work.” There were chores to do around the family farm and Gudmestad was, as of that very day, considered old enough to help out. He had just turned the ripe old age of eight.
Perham-Robin Kuhlemeyer has been named Perham-Dent School District’s 2015-2016 Teacher of the Year. The Perham Education Association (PEA) made the announcement in a celebratory email to district staff and the...
Perham-The Perham Lions Holiday Parade of Lights will be marching through town on Friday, Nov. 27, beginning at 5:30 p.m. Always held at dusk on the Friday after Thanksgiving, this will be the 15th year that the parade has lit up downtown Perham. As of Monday, eight groups were already registered to take part in the parade, including a few local favorites and a promising newcomer, Shooting Star Casino.
Perham-If you haven’t gotten your flu shot yet this year, now’s the time. The Minnesota Department of Health recommends that everyone ages six months and older get the flu vaccine every year, both as protection against getting the flu themselves and to help prevent the spread of it to others.
Perham-Perham is getting its first-ever Holiday Tour of Homes. With six of the area’s most fabulous houses on the docket, all of them decked out in festive holiday décor, the tour promises to be a real treat for those who go. Tour-goers can gather interior and exterior design and décor ideas, as well as architectural inspiration, all while helping to raise money for local schools and students.
Perham native Allison Christenson is excelling in collegiate forensics. The 2014 graduate of Perham High School, now in her second year at South Dakota State University, has qualified to compete...
The 2015 fall harvest is finishing up after a long and plentiful growing season. Doug Holen, the University of Minnesota Extension Educator in Crops for Otter Tail County, said that as of Monday there was still some corn to harvest, and some tillage and manure spreading to be done, but, for the most part, harvest season was over.
Perham home and business owners are showing their Halloween spirit this week, with creative displays of pumpkins, scarecrows, skeletons, spiders and other spooky and fall-themed decòr. These pictures show just...