50 years ago
Menz brothers are in Atlantic
Navy Petty Officers Third Class Garry J. Menz and Larry W. Menz sons of Mr. and Mrs. Frank J. Menz of 221 Fifth Avenue Northeast, Perham are serving aboard the attack aircraft carrier USS Forrestal, which celebrated her 15 anniversary on Oct. 1, 1970. The ship recently completed an overhaul at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard, VA, and has returned to the Atlantic Fleet.
OCt. 26 named school holiday
Two years ago the Perham Public School calendar was extended a week to allow for several holidays throughout the year. One of these holidays was the Monday of the deer during the season, due to the high absences rate. The shortened season this year will not include that Monday. The faculty voted to take that holiday on Monday, Oct. 26, following the MEA-MFT convention. Therefore there will be no school on Oct. 22, 23, and 26 and will resume on Tuesday, Oct. 27.
Three local bowlers score over 600 here last week
Three bowlers came up with high series scores of over 600 this week. They were Maxin Mittage, 604, who bowls Tuesday evenings; Bob Jones, 646, who bowls Friday evening and Gene Jezewski who did not once but twice with a 656 on Monday evening and a 612 on Wednesday evening.
From the Thursday, October 22, 1970, Perham Enterprise-Bulletin
25 years ago
Area church retires building mortgage
St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Everygreen, rural Frazee, recently retired the mortgage on its church built 1990-91 dedicated April 28, 1991, with a special service. The Lord blessed the members of the congregation and a generous gift from Adolph and Clara Neske. Dinner was served following the service.
City moves to protect its water supply
The City of Perham's Water Quality Committee is embarking on a plan to help assure long-term quality water supplies for the city by developing a wellhead protection program. The program is intended to assure that the city's water supply remains free from manmade contaminants, under the rule of the Minnesota Wellhead Protection Program.
Killer brings bald eagle from the skies north of Perham
A $2,500 reward is being offered for information leading to the person who killed a bald eagle about eight miles north of Perham in late Sept. The dead bird was found in the woods Sept. 26 by a bow hunter, who contacted conservation officer Norm Floden,
From the Thursday, October 12, 1995, Perham Enterprise Bulletin