Looking Back: Headlines from 50 and 25 years ago in Perham

Miss Perham is crowned, Turtle Fest is a hit, and other top headlines from Perham's past.

Sue Card is crowned 1972 Miss Perham by the outgoing queen, Sara Bauck.
From the Thursday, June 12, 1997, Perham Enterprise-Bulletin
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50 years ago

Hole-In-One: Howard Kreuez, who'd retired from the postal service the previous week, hit a hole-in-one on the eighth hole at the Perham Lakeside Golf Course using a 9-iron. This was his third hole-in-one since 1969.

Queen Sue Card - Miss Perham: The Miss Perham Pageant, held by the Mrs. Jaycees, ended with Sue Card crowned as queen. The daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Card, she was also the winner of the swimsuit and formal dress competitions.

1972 Miss Perham Sue Card smiles after being crowned.
From the Thursday, June 29, 1972, Perham Enterprise-Bulletin

Body Recovered From Big Pine: In the previous week's paper, it was reported that the body of a Princeton man and suspected drowning victim was unable to be found. Later, however, local sheriffs managed to recover his body on Saturday in about 40 feet of water.

From the Thursday, June 29, 1972, Perham Enterprise-Bulletin

25 years ago

Fudge and Refsland to attend NASC National Conference: Amanda Fudge and Amanda Refsland were two of 1,800 council leaders and student activity advisors to attend the 61st National Association of Students Councils National Conference. At this conference, they would learn motivational, organizational, leadership, and training skills.


Amanda Fudge and Amanda Refsland smile together before going to the 1996 NASC National Conference.
From the Thursday, June 26, 1997, Perham Enterprise-Bulletin

Perham Police car gets rammed, as it stops bank robber suspects: Perham officer Dave Wiebe used his squad car to stop the vehicle of two men suspected in robbing the First National Bank. The two suspects were then handcuffed and taken to the Otter Tail County Jail.

Turtle Fest '97 certainly was a busy one: The Turtle Fest parade was one of the most-attended in the 13 years since it was originally created. The weather was nice, making it a busy and beautiful weekend.

From the Thursday, June 26, 1997, Perham Enterprise-Bulletin

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