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Editor’s note: This is the second in an ongoing series of stories on Perham High School graduates who now live out of the area and are involved in unique and interesting things. In a not so far away place, not so very long ago, the son of Tony and Rose Stoll had big dreams… dreams of becoming a star.
Editor’s note: This is the first in an ongoing series of stories on Perham High School graduates who now live out of the area and are involved in unique and interesting things. Kegs, growlers, pints, hops, hoppy, lager, pale ale, nut brown ale, cream ale, amber ale, yeasty, tap room… In the life of Patrick Sundburg, these are just a few of the words that flow through his world like beer from a freshly-tapped keg.
Someone recently told me that they knew that I was a big supporter of the school referendum. That I was all for raising people’s taxes for a $58 million project...
The Jim and Margaret Huebsch family has presented the Perham Rotary Club with a new podium. The podium, built by the Huebsch brothers, was given in honor of all veterans for the club’s efforts in assisting Perham Living in obtaining its veteran’s certification.
The Perham Rotary Club will be holding its annual Spring Fling fundraiser on Saturday, April 26 at The Cactus in Perham. The event will begin with a 5 p.m. social leading into Las Vegas-style gaming at 6:30 and a live auction at 9:30. “Our intention with this year’s Spring Fling was to really crank up the fun factor,” said Spring Fling committee chairperson, Tammy Sturdevant.
Bob Sim was recently recognized as Perham Rotary Club’s Paul Harris Fellow for contributing $1,000 or more annually to the Rotary Foundation. Paul Harris Fellows are the main backbone of...
Bitter cold, snowy landscapes and slippery roads all melted into summer days in the minds of the Perham High School students who, at a recent Perham Rotary meeting, recalled the time they spent at Camp RYLA this past July. RYLA, which stands for Rotary Youth Leadership Awards, is a program created by Rotary International as a way to encourage strong leadership in youth. The RYLA program sponsored by Rotary International District 5580, the Perham area’s district, consists of a one-week conference called Camp RYLA, which is held each July. This year, PHS students Tina Scheidecker, Marie
Today, Thursday, Oct. 24, is World Polio Day. I’m going to go out on a limb here and guess that most people, under the age of 30, have no clue what polio is. In fact, that age could probably be bumped up a little bit higher.
The Perham Rotary Club and Foundation had its annual Spring Fling event on April 20. Around 120 Rotarians and friends attended the event, which is the club’s largest fundraiser of the year. Silent auction items included everything from a Twins baseball package to a week’s stay at a condo in Mexico. Two of the live auction items included a wall of wine and a one-of-a-kind turned bowl by Phil Holtan. Brian Nelson, the evening’s master of ceremonies, kept the evening moving at a lively pace, while award-winning auctioneer, Mitch Barthels, conducted the live auction.
Tough decisions are a part of life for every business person. As the General Manager of the Focus, there are decisions that I struggle with for months before they are made. There are others that are easy; clear-as-a-bell common sense decisions that anyone who has the sense that God gave them would make. Recently, an annually reoccurring decision reared its not-so-pretty head. The Tomorrow's Leaders of New York Mills newspaper promotion had been published for 20 years. At least that's what I've been told by several New York Mills residents.