50 years ago
Creamery truck fire
Perham firefighters were called to a blazing creamery truck near the Becker County line Sunday morning. According to reports, the driver of the truck, owned by the Deer Creek Creamery, said that the steering mechanism apparently locked and he lost control. The vehicle rolled and caught fire. The accident occurred on county highway No. 53.
'Bull in a China Shop'
The Perham High School Class of 1970 will present the Senior Class Play to the public at 8 pm. Friday, April 17. This year’s production is a comedy written by C.B. Gifford entitled “Bull in a China Shop,” which was first a short story in Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine and was reprinted in many foreign languages. Later it was a popular success on the “Alfred Hitchock Presents” television series and now is a stage play already produced by hundreds of schools. “Bull in a China Shop” continues to delight audiences everywhere.
Games were played, lunch was served
The March meeting of Gorman Jrs. 4-H Club was held March 30. A vote was taken and the club decided to hold their meetings next year at the Town Hall in Perham on the third Tuesday of the month. Louis Westlund was elected the new president and Danny Buncholze was elected tTreasurer. Demonstrations were given by Mike, Jerry and Suzie Mindermann. Games were played and lunch was served by the Korbys.
From the Thursday, April 9, 1970, Perham Enterprise-Bulletin
25 years ago
Honor Society members
Members from the seniors and junior classes at Perham High School were named as members of the National Honors Society at Perham High School. Members include; seniors: Lee Bahls, Daniel Hovde, Jeremy nelson, Brett Pollard, Justin Stohs, Jennifer Fudge, Amy Werner, Megan Harleving, Tracy Krueger, Jenny Boedigheimer, Linda Rise, Gina Cooper, Jody Rochweller, Tasha Hamman, Ginger Eblingm Joni Riepe, Angela Schroer, Andrea Hendrickx, Tiffany Foltz, Mari Gravelle, Kate Guck, Jennifer Sazama, Jodie Flatau, Jeremy Zellmann, Jane Strauch, heather Fones, and Brian Hammers. Juniors: Brain Fenske, Greg Meyer, Cory Bransel, Michael Bahls, Eric Linberg, Rebecca Luaders, Tory VanWetermulen, Michelle Pitzel, Jane Stoll, Mandy Doll, Ali Wilkowski, Jennifer Kuhlemeyer, Amdna LaFond, Nikki Ziegler, Candice Coll, Ashley Wenzel, Pam Osterfeld, Greg Beller and Brandon Torgerson.
The Living Stations of the Cross is a prayerful experience in which the confirmation students re-live God’s love for us by carrying the cross. The students act out each station by holding the pose, while other students explain the station in biblical and modern-day terms, with the choir closing each station with a song. The Living Stations will be performed on April 14, Good Friday Evening, at 8 p.m. at St. Lawrence Catholic Church, Rush Lake. All ages and denominations are welcome.
Perham Memorial Hospital and Home recently awarded five $500 scholarships to applicants who will be pursuing a post-high school education in the health care field. The award went to: Perham High School seniors Katherine Guck and Natahswe Hamann; Frazee High School seniors Joshua Dissmore; New York Mills High School alumna Shanna Tigges, and Perham High School alumna Rebecca Loerzel.
From the Thursday, April 6, 1995, Perham Enterprise Bulletin