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July 22, 2019
Bonnie and Dick Swanson are shown with the oriole feeders. (submitted)
Dead Lake man churns out oriole bird feeders
10 hours 48 min ago
July 16, 2019
Battle Lake has ties to moon landing anniversary
July 16, 2019 - 8:30am
July 5, 2019
Laurie Bach
Relay for Life chairwomen share their cancer survival stories
July 5, 2019 - 2:37pm
July 4, 2019
Lisa Nelson poses for a portrait in front of Thomas House. Nelson founded Thomas House in 2002 to care for women with Alzheimer's Disease and dementia. (Carter Jones/ FOCUS)
1 in 3000: Lisa Nelson founded Thomas House
July 4, 2019 - 6:33am
June 14, 2019
Driving instructor Denise Lillis poses for a portrait on Tuesday morning. Lillis has been a driving instructor since the '80s. (Carter Jones/FOCUS)
1 in 3000: Denise Lillis keeps Perham’s drivers on the defensive
June 14, 2019 - 6:33am
June 13, 2019
Calaib Heiderich poses for a portrait with his bike in Arvig Park. Heiderich pledged to bike 500 miles throughout the month in support of the Children's Cancer Research Fund. (Carter Jones/ FOCUS)
Challenge accepted: Perham local pledges to bike 500 miles, raise $1,000 for cancer research
June 13, 2019 - 10:11am
October 10, 2018
Sarah Haeder, who grew up in a religious family and used to spend summers protesting outside abortion clinics, is now a 41-year-old registered nurse at Planned Parenthood and the Red River Women's Clinic. David Samson / Forum News Service
She grew up protesting outside abortion clinics. Now, she performs them at North Dakota’s only clinic.
October 10, 2018 - 7:00am
October 3, 2018
The family of Katie Bjorndahl who died Saturday gather’s with her portrait Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, in their home in rural Hawley, Minn. They are Nick, 24, from left, Aaron, Lisa, Grace, 14, and Katie’s dog Lola. Michael Vosburg / The Forum
Family, friends pay tribute to Hawley grad who died unexpectedly
October 3, 2018 - 2:53pm
Jeremy (left, with dog, Buddy) and Lori have been living under the eastbound Highway 10 bridge in Detroit Lakes for most of the summer. Recently, they were forced to move on, but, despite feeling like that don't have a lot of options, they want to stay in the area and find housing. Kaysey Price / Forum News Service
Traveling, broke and hungry: An inside look at what homelessness is like in Detroit Lakes
October 3, 2018 - 12:39pm
September 21, 2018
Travis Anderson, 37, of Fargo, poses for a photo with his wife, Donna, and three sons: Andrew, 6, Jackson, 3, and Ethan, 1. Special to Forum News Service
At 37, a lifelong Minnesota Vikings fan is finally attending his first game. He never envisioned it would be because of this.
September 21, 2018 - 7:00am
September 9, 2018
Area students graduate from NDSU
September 9, 2018 - 9:06am
September 5, 2018
Sean Oakes shows the shamrock seeds and plaque that he brought for the grave of his grand uncle, Edward Oakes, in Bemidji's Greenwood Cemetery. Submitted photo.
Couple from Ireland receive help from Minnesota locals to locate long deceased relative
September 5, 2018 - 7:53pm
September 3, 2018
Dean Simpson was inducted into the Hall of Fame at the 2018 Minnesota Grocer's Association (MGA) annual conference in July. Flanking Simpson were Mark Collier, Minnesota Grocer's Association Chair and Jamie Pfuhl, Minnesota Grocer's Association President. Simpson was a grocery store owner in Perham and in New York Mills for 45 years. Courtesy photo
Simpson inducted into Grocer's Hall of Fame
September 3, 2018 - 9:57am
September 2, 2018
South Dakota State University announces spring 2018 graduates
September 2, 2018 - 11:19am
August 26, 2018
Chosen Miss Heart of the Lakes Saturday evening was Tapanga Brown, left, while Cassidy Nelson was selected to reign as Miss Perham. Courtesy photo
Nelson, Brown crowned Miss Perham, Miss Heart of the Lakes
August 26, 2018 - 10:56am