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KLN Family Brands’ workers from abroad began punching the clock last week. A group of 33 temporary foreign workers arrived in the United States last Monday. Two days later, they were welcomed by their Perham-based employer and others in an informal outdoor ceremony in Wadena, where they’ll be residing while they’re here. Another 27 workers are expected to arrive by the end of July. The workers are from all over the world, including Ukraine, Mexico, Haiti, Brazil and other countries.
Perham city councilors have approved a small increase in the salaries of council members and the mayor, effective after the next general election on Nov. 4. The increase is intended to help Perham’s elected officials pay for an iPad, laptop or other computerized device on which to receive and read council packets and other documents and information related to their work for the city. Currently, such devices are provided to the council and mayor, and are city-owned.
Every day at about 2:30 in the afternoon, like clockwork, Margaret Huebsch visits her husband, James. A resident of Briarwood assisted living in Perham, Margaret walks the short distance to Perham Living nursing home, where her beloved life partner of 67 years waits, looking forward to seeing her. It’s a routine they are both accustomed to, and happy with. But it wasn’t always possible. Just a few years earlier, James, a nearly life-long resident of Perham who’s now 94, was trying to make it in a nursing home that was more than 2
It’s well into summer, and the air around Perham is refreshingly odorless. Since the spring thaw, citizens have been holding their breath in anticipation of an answer to the big question on everyone’s minds – will the city’s wastewater treatment facility emit bad smells like it has in the past, or has the recent expansion project taken care of the problem, as promised? The answer is blowing in the wind – or, rather, isn’t. With the spring thaw long over and several hot and humid days come and gone, residents have begun to breathe a collective
Marie Nitke email@example.com It’s well into summer, and the air around Perham is refreshingly odorless. Since the spring thaw, citizens have been holding their breath in anticipation of an answer...
Marie Nitke firstname.lastname@example.org An audit of the city of Perham’s 2013 financial statements has been completed, and no instances of non-compliance or other major issues were revealed. Tracee Bruggeman, a...