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Perham chosen one of America's best small towns to visit
Looking for a little loot? You might find it at Arvig Park
Motorcyclist suffers broken leg near Mills
Load shaken but not spilled after leaving Highway 78
Sheriff office issues phone scam alert
New Heart O' Lakes league has kids hooked on fishing
Buzz earn split at Fergus Falls
Vikings to offer limited free tickets to practices
Perham Sportsman's Club holds first Carp Slaughter
Belka, King finish season at Class AA Championships
Alfred Lawrence Byron, Jr.
LaDene "Dee" Schultz
Weston Michael Mindermann
Harley Hope Keith
Dawson James Trepanier
OTC COLA general meeting slated for June 21
Nomination period for EOT FSA begins June 15
Saying goodbye: Historic Norby's Department Store closing leaves family, community heartbroken
Rare quadruplet calves born on central Minnesota farm
Norby's Department Store in Detroit Lakes closing
Mural dedicated at Turtle Park
Area students named to Dean's list at UM Crookston
Area students make Dean's list at UMD
Area students make dean's list at NDSU
Looking Back - June 14 Edition
Ask A Trooper: How do you report an unsafe driver?
Guest Editorial: Letting drug companies skate on opioid costs is contemptible
Everything is different
Guest editorial: Lawmakers sentence Minnesotans to death
Ask A Trooper: Does a trailer pulled behind a motorcycle need to be registered?
Different generations of art talent to be shown
OTBCA presents Summer in ottertail City Park music series
Summer melodrama rises from the ashes - fourth season will be in new venue
Brewery comedy tour performs at Disgruntled Brewery May 16
Perham: The Musical
'It's just a feeling you can't explain'
Thankful for family
Community cooking: Making pizzas the old-fashioned way
'Last hope': After 16 years of serious health struggles, a new mix of antibiotics could be the answer for Lois Porath
A ‘good guy’ is gone: Rodney Hanson remembered for his kindness, love of local history and many community involvements
Low marks for handling of Charlie Fleck’s contract
Since October, a quiet has pervaded Perham sports like there is an elephant in the gymnasium. All parties involved have been polite, if not redundant, in using the term “no comment” when it comes to the contract non-renewal of former head gymnastics coach Charlie Fleck. Because...
November 21, 2013 - 10:51am
Jenna Schmitz takes over Perham gymnastics with a winning foundation
PERHAM — The eight-time state champion Perham gymnastics program had little time to replace former Head Coach Charlie Fleck after his contract...
November 21, 2013 - 10:18am
September 26, 2013
Lakes Area Gymnastics Academy terminates contract with Head Coach Charlie Fleck
PERHAM — The Lakes Area Gymnastics Academy has terminated its contract with head coach Charlie Fleck. The move was announced to parents and families of the academy on Tuesday in a letter that was later shared with the Focus.
September 26, 2013 - 3:26pm
August 19, 2013
Girls and Boys gymnastics programs registration night Aug. 29
Lakes Area Gymnastics for Girls 2013-2014 Lakes Area gymnastics will be holding Registration Nite On Thursday August 29 at the Hauer Gymnasium (High School) Door #4 from 5-6:30 p.m. All girls ages 3-18 may join one of the many teams or general recreation classes.
August 19, 2013 - 2:23pm
February 22, 2013
Perham gymnasts finish fourth, New Prague state champs
MINNEAPOLIS - For the second straight season, the Perham Yellowjackets finished in fourth place at the State Class A Gymnastics Meet Friday afternoon. Perham...
February 22, 2013 - 6:32pm
February 21, 2013
Excited Perham gymnasts ready for state meet
PERHAM -- This weekend Perham makes its 11th consecutive trip to the Minnesota Class A State Gymnastics Meet at the University of Minnesota and...
February 21, 2013 - 7:26am
February 16, 2013
Meyer and Martinson lead Perham to 11th straight Section title
PARK RAPIDS - The battle for the Section 8A gymnastics championship was a two-team race between No. 9 Perham and No. 8 Detroit Lakes.
February 16, 2013 - 5:49pm
February 13, 2013
Section Gymnastics: DL and Perham youth movements to square off on Saturday
There's an aura surrounding the locker room for underclassmen. It's a place to keep one's head down and maybe, just maybe, a junior or senior...
February 13, 2013 - 9:43am
February 7, 2013
Section 8A gymnastics meet - Feb. 16
The Section 8A gymnastics meet will be held in Park Rapids Saturday, Feb. 16. The meet begins at noon with doors opening at 11 a.m.
February 7, 2013 - 5:48pm
February 5, 2013
Perham gymnasts coast at Fergus Falls
FERGUS FALLS -- The Perham gymnastics team continues to improve their form in quest of the team's 11th straight Section 8A title. The Yellowjackets...
February 5, 2013 - 4:11pm
January 29, 2013
Gymnasts seventh at True Team
JACKSON -- The Perham gymnastics team finished seventh out of the field of top-ten teams at the Class A State True Team meet. No. 3 Austin won their first ever True Team title. The top five scores from each team are counted on each apparatus or event. Defending state champion and...
January 29, 2013 - 1:34pm
January 21, 2013
Statement win for young Perham gymnasts
PERHAM -- While only a freshman, Perham's Jordan Martinson has plenty of experience in tense moments and led the Yellowjackets gymnastics team...
January 21, 2013 - 11:49am
January 18, 2013
Gymnastics: Panthers hit season high on bars in loss to Perham
The Park Rapids-Nevis gymnastics team posted 11 season-best scores during last Tuesday night's dual meet against Perham. Amy Klein led the way with season highs in two events and in all-around in the Panthers' 137.90 to 96.20 loss to Perham at the Area High School gym. Klein's 8.10...
January 18, 2013 - 4:18pm
January 2, 2013
State gymnastics rankings
Class A 1. New Prague 142.975 2. Melrose Area 142.917 3. Austin 142.170 4. Detroit Lakes 139.250 5. Jackson County Central 138.700 6. Sauk Rapids-Rice 137.917 7. Alexandria 137.800 8. Perham 137.742 9. Watertown-Mayer 136.875 10. Big Lake 136.850 11. Willmar 135.442...
January 2, 2013 - 7:49am
December 27, 2012
Gymnastics - Lakers edge Perham in 2012 finale
It's going to be a close struggle between the No. 4-A Detroit Lakes and No. 6-A Perham gymnastics team all season long and Friday's meet inside...
December 27, 2012 - 11:16am