50 years ago
The Music Department at Perham High School will present its Annual Spring Concert in the Perham High School Auditorium. There is no admission charge for the concert and everyone is cordially invited to attend. Featured in the concert will be the High School Concert Choir under the direction of Mr. Sandy DiBrito and the High School Varsity Band under the direction of Mr. Lee DeFrance. Vocal and instrumental ensemble, which will be attending the State-Regional Concert, will also be presented during the concert.
Bonnie Meyer, of Perham, will be among the 116 winter quarter graduates granted degrees from Bemidji State College at the annual commencement exercises on June 7. There were 90 Bachelor of Science in Education degrees complete winter quarter by Bemidji State College students, 25 Bachelor of Arts degrees in various subject areas, and 1 Associate in Arts degrees. Meyers has completed with a major in sociology and a minor in health education.
Patrons on the Perham Cooperative Creamery Milk routes can be sure their milk supple is clean and wholesome. Every care is taken to see that the milk is kept clean and fresh -- even before it is pasteurized to kill off any harmful bacteria. The entire department is kept spic and span -- living up to the letter of every one of the state’s strict sanitary regulations and adding a few of our own for good measure.
From the Thursday, April 2, 1970, Perham Enterprise-Bulletin
25 years ago
East Otter Tail Telephone Company President Allen Arvig presented Kack Keeman, CEO of Telnet Systems in New York Mills, with a $200,000 check for the purchase of new equipment. East Otter Tail Telephone Company secured the zero-interest loan for Telnet Systems from the Rural Electrification Administration (REA). The REA is a government agency that provides zero-interest loans and grants to is borrowers to promote rural economic development and job creation projects.
The stage is set for a fundraiser event for the Perham Area Community Center (PACC) expansion. Organizer Dennis Happle has been scrambling for the last week to fill the gap created when bids came in $150,000 higher than projected. That money had to come from four sources, he felt: the contractor, the City Of Perham, Perham-Dent School District and private donors.
Natasha Hamann, a senior at Perham High School, was selected to receive the Triple-A Award for her accomplishments in academics, arts and athletics. Selected as the top female student in Class A schools, she was presented the Triple-A Award on March 25, during ceremonies at the St. Paul Civic Center’s Roy Wilkins Ballroom in conjunction with the boys state basketball tournament. The AAA Clubs of Minnesota and the Minnesota State High School League recognized student achievements in academics, arts and athletics. Hamann excels in all three areas, providing a shining example of the caliber on Minnesota high school students.
From the Thursday, March 30, 1995, Perham Enterprise Bulletin