Perham News Staff
Every Wednesday Community Meal Perham: At New Creation Lutheran Church from 5-6:30 p.m. Free meals served. Free will donations accepted. Thursday, December 7 Taste of the Holidays Perham: At Central Market from 3-7 p.m. Samplings from dozens of vendors; $5 a plate with proceeds benefiting local families in need during the holiday season. Senior Drivers Safety Classes Perham: At Perham Public Library from 12:30-4:30 p.m. Refresher class. Call Denise Lillis at 218-346-3336 to register. New York Mills Cultural Center Holiday Bazaar
Every Wednesday Community Meal Perham: At New Creation Lutheran Church from 5-6:30 p.m. Free meals served. Free will donations accepted. Thursday-Sunday, November 16-19 Children of Eden Perham: At the Perham High School Auditorium. Perham's 2017 community musical. Performances start at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, and at 2 p.m. Sunday. See the musical's Facebook page for more information. Tickets available online at perhamcommunityeducation.com. Sunday, November 19 Turkey Bingo
Construction at the new Perham High School is moving right along and on schedule. Last week major milestones included: pouring the concrete for the gym floor and closing up the gym space, starting the exterior brick veneer, and starting to set the steel frame at the Career Tech Building.
Fall colors should be peaking at Glendalough on the second weekend in October. On Sunday, October 15, make some autumn memories with the park naturalist. Meet at the Trail Center at 10 a.m. to learn how Glendalough's wildlife prepares for winter. Through hands-on activities and an exploratory hike, you'll discover the secrets of how animals survive our cold and snowy season.
A potato truck was struck by a train at 64 Elevator Drive in Ottertail Wednesday morning, pushing the truck along the tracks for several yards before coming to a stop. The driver, Kenneth Betts, 32, of Richville sustained serious injuries but the extent of his injuries was not immediately known, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff office. Betts was initially taken by ambulance to Perham Health Hospital, then transported by air to Sanford health Hospital in Fargo. The crew of the train was not injured.
At a special Perham City Council Meeting on September 27, the council approved a request from Steve's Sanitation for Tax Increment Financing for an expansion to their existing facility in the industrial Park, to include approximately 1,600 square feet of office space and 9,375 square feet for an additional truck service facility. Based on building specs for the project, the Otter Tail county assessor valued the project at $815,200, with a corresponding tax increase of $26,589, and a TIF increment of $154,080.
The Perham Area Chamber Ambassadors recently visited Schoeneberger Funeral Home in their new facility and new location at 100 Jake Street in Perham. They assist families in creating a personalized service, allowing family and friends to come together to remember, to honor, to support each other and to celebrate a life that has lived.
A potato truck was struck by a train at 64 Elevator Drive in Ottertail Wednesday morning, pushing the truck along the tracks for several yards before coming to a stop.
For the fifth year in a row Lennox dealers across Minnesota are participating in the annual Heat Up Minnesota campaign. Heat Up Minnesota installs new, high-efficiency furnaces for families who have fallen on tough times for reasons beyond their control. Loss of job, health issues, sudden unplanned expenses and other reasons can suddenly put a family in a tough financial position. These are normally families that are not receiving any special benefits from government programs, just regular folks that get hit with an unplanned financial challenge.
Fifteen year old, Kaitlin Wake, daughter of Charles and Julie Wake of Frazee, Minnesota was crowned Miss Moorhead's Outstanding Teen at Glasrud Auditorium on the campus of Minnesota State University Moorhead, Saturday, September 9.