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'You could hear a pin drop': 'Inside Out' mental health event draws a crowd in DL
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Perham posts season's best score during Section 8A Championships
HOL hosting first ever ice fishing tournament
Perham rallies to defeat Hawley, East Grand Forks
Yellowjackets extend streak with road win
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NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING
Ask a Trooper: What do you think about raising speed limits?
My sepsis survivor's story: I was lucky
Kindness is Contagious: Carry encouraging words everywhere you go
Our opinion: This is why we didn't do the story on the 'racist' comments on Facebook
Minnesota should do more to protect victims of domestic violence
Candlelight Ski set for Feb. 23 at Maplewood
Perham Area calendar
Poet Laura Hansen visits BookEnds Feb. 9
Perham Area calendar
Minnesota mukluk maker last of a dying breed
My sepsis survivor's story: I was lucky
Diagnosed with terminal cancer a year ago, Lisa Flynn is striving to keep fate in her favor, one day at a time
Easing holiday stress for pets
Coming back home to the hive: Yellowjacket alumni find compelling reasons to nest in Perham
November is National Diabetes Month: Perham's Paul Sonnenberg has lost 120 pounds to gain freedom from type 2 diabetes
May 22, 2014
Art exhibit spotlights Scandinavian heritage
A Menahga-area artist’s work exploring her heritage is on display at the Cultural Center in New York Mills. The exhibit, “Expressions...
May 22, 2014 - 11:23am
May 16, 2014
Get to know the artists of this year’s Arts Festival
Editor’s note: This is the first in a new series of weekly mini-features on artists who will be at the Perham Center for the Arts for this year’s Arts Festival, part of the 2014 Turtle Fest events.
May 16, 2014 - 12:18pm
May 9, 2014
Photo essay competition launches in Perham
A new photo and essay competition in Perham will explore the theme of heroes by asking people, “Who is Your Hero?” The competition, announced by the History and Cultural Association of East Otter Tail County last week, asks community members to capture the essence of their...
May 9, 2014 - 10:13am
May 7, 2014
Free mural painting class
The History and Cultural Association of East Otter Tail County has a few spaces left for a free hands-on mural painting class starting Monday, May 12. The class is open to adults of all painting abilities. Space is limited. Sessions will be held Mondays, May 12 and 19, plus...
May 7, 2014 - 4:33pm
April 17, 2014
Stellar performance by Perham High School Choir
Perham High School Choir students joined the Fargo-Moorhead Chamber Chorale for a performance at the Perham Center for the Arts on April 12. The...
April 17, 2014 - 11:59am
March 14, 2014
HISTORY MYSTERY OF THE WEEK: Name this road
HISTORY MYSTERY OF THE WEEK: Name this road (HINT: Pictured are men clearing snow from a main thoroughfare to Perham in the 1920s. The road still exists today.) ‘History Mystery’ is a weekly feature of the Perham Focus. Working in partnership with the History Museum...
March 14, 2014 - 9:07am
March 6, 2014
HISTORY MYSTERY OF THE WEEK: Who are these men?
WHO are these men? Hint: Picture taken at Perham Depot in 1940. ‘History Mystery’ is a weekly feature of the Perham Focus. Working in partnership with the History Museum of East Otter Tail County, we will publish a ‘mystery photo’ each week, challenging you, our readers,...
March 6, 2014 - 4:11pm
February 28, 2014
Wool goes ‘Sheep to Shawl’ at Cultural Center
Local fiber artists Karen Aakre, Joan Ellison, Katy Olson, and Sharon Marquardt will open a show at the Cultural Center. It will be on display from Saturday, March 1 through Saturday, March 15 in the Center’s gallery. From Sheep to Shawl is an installation of fiber pieces which...
February 28, 2014 - 10:04am
History Mystery of the Week: Where in Perham was this hardware store located?
Where in Perham was this hardware store located? (Hint: owned and operated by Frank Hassler) ‘History Mystery’ is a weekly feature of the Perham Focus. This week, one of our readers asked for help tracking down some of her family’s history. Contact us at 346-5900 or...
February 28, 2014 - 9:38am
February 19, 2014
Occupational therapist has super chill hobby
Eric Rotter knows what his perfect winter day would look like: 20 degrees and cloudy. By day, Rotter is an occupational therapist at Perham...
February 19, 2014 - 3:18pm
February 13, 2014
Exhibit by Perham painter at library
A new art exhibit is now available for viewing at the Perham Area Public Library. The artwork of local resident Thomas Pettit will be on display in the library’s multipurpose room throughout the month of February. Pettit, who works in a variety of artistic mediums, has selected...
February 13, 2014 - 9:43am
January 24, 2014
HISTORY MYSTERY OF THE WEEK: Name this building
Name this building (Hint: It’s pictured on its grand opening, June 30, 1888, with the Perham and New York Mills Brass Bands) ‘History Mystery’ is a weekly feature of the Perham Focus.
January 24, 2014 - 10:19am
January 17, 2014
History Mystery: Name at least three of these people
Name at least three of these people. HINT: Picture was taken in 1971, at Meyer’s Service Station. ‘History Mystery’ is a weekly feature of the Perham Focus. Working in partnership with the History Museum of East Otter Tail County, we will publish a ‘mystery photo’...
January 17, 2014 - 12:21pm
‘War Brides’ prepares to take the stage
The Perham High School One Act Players are at it again. This year, the group is performing “War Brides,” written in 1915 by Marion Craig...
January 17, 2014 - 11:39am
Perham Library hosts art exhibit
An exhibit of artwork by local artist Sharon Blazek will be available for viewing at the Perham Area Public Library through the end of January. After starting her art career as a youngster, Blazek set it aside for many years until encouraged by her family to take it up again. Her...
January 17, 2014 - 11:14am