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April 18, 2019
In this still from the "Inside Out" video on schizophrenia, Kyle Larson is seen talking about how the disorder has changed his life. (Leighton Broadcasting video still)play button
'I'm a good person': Schizophrenia has turned Kyle Larson's life upside down
April 18, 2019 - 9:06am
April 9, 2019
Detroit Lakes man Joe Johnson has turned his life around after years of substance abuse. He now leads the Park Rapids-based, award-winning FATHER Project, helping struggling dads from around the area become their best selves. (Marie Johnson / Tribune)play button
'A big demon': Joe Johnson shares his story of addiction, getting clean, and the changed man he is today
April 9, 2019 - 8:20am
April 3, 2019
Keagan Gilbert and his mom, Rachelle, at home with their dog in mid-March. Keagan says his ADHD can sometimes make him feel like he's not in control of his own body, but over the years he's gotten better at managing his symptoms. (Marie Johnson / Tribune)
'I can't stop moving': ADHD is an element of everyday life for 17-year-old Keagan Gilbert
April 3, 2019 - 8:36am
March 22, 2019
Bruce Raboin coaches from the bench in his final home game of the girls hockey season at Kent Freeman Arena in a 6-1 playoff victory over the Crookston Pirates Friday, Feb. 8. Robert Williams / Tribune
A lifetime with the game - Raboin retires after three decades with DL hockey
March 22, 2019 - 8:46am
March 21, 2019
Heather Berry, holding a picture of her son, Ethan, who killed himself in 2017, wants people to have a better understanding of what life is like for people who have lost loved ones to suicide. (Marie Johnson / Tribune)play button
'Living a roller coaster': Two years after the suicide of her son, Heather Berry is still haunted by grief and trying to adjust to a new normal
March 21, 2019 - 10:32am
March 13, 2019
Geiselhart and his service dog, Sarge, at the Frazee Fire Station last week. (Marie Johnson / Tribune)play button
'I got my life back': Four years into his recovery from PTSD, depression and drug abuse, Frazee firefighter Scott Geiselhart spreads message of hope
March 13, 2019 - 3:10pm
February 12, 2019
The Sepsis Alliance uses the acronym T.I.M.E. to help people remember what signs to watch for to detect sepsis as soon as possible. (Image from sepsis.org)
My sepsis survivor's story: I was lucky
February 12, 2019 - 1:08pm
January 3, 2019
One year after being diagnosed with terminal Stage IV metastatic breast cancer, Lisa Flynn is striving to enjoy every single day to the fullest. She's adapted a new diet, meditation and fitness routine to look and feel her best, and she's going about her days with an upbeat attitude and a strong focus on all the things she's grateful for. (Marie Johnson / Tribune)
Diagnosed with terminal cancer a year ago, Lisa Flynn is striving to keep fate in her favor, one day at a time
January 3, 2019 - 9:56am
December 19, 2018
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Easing holiday stress for pets
December 19, 2018 - 9:25am
December 13, 2018
Sam Salathe had a job as an Athletic Trainer waiting for her as soon as she graduated from college this past May. She said it was always her plan to come back and someday raise a family in Perham. (Marie Johnson / Perham Focus)
Coming back home to the hive: Yellowjacket alumni find compelling reasons to nest in Perham
December 13, 2018 - 8:10am
November 1, 2018
Paul Sonnenberg has lost 120 pounds in the past 8 months by making some healthy lifestyle changes through Perham Health's Diabetes Prevention Program. He's also reduced his blood sugar levels and is no longer at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes. (Marie Johnson / Perham Focus)
November is National Diabetes Month: Perham's Paul Sonnenberg has lost 120 pounds to gain freedom from type 2 diabetes
November 1, 2018 - 9:12am
July 5, 2018
Spadgenske Dairy is a family-run business. Pictured are Mark and Kristine Spadgenske, center, with their son, Ryan, and Mark's twin brother, Mike. Marie Johnson / Tribune
The land of milk and money: Local dairy farmers cope with chronically low milk prices, uncertain futures
July 5, 2018 - 7:38am
November 23, 2017
Derek and Krystal Boyd, with their son, Traesyn. The couple went through a long and arduous adoption process to get Traesyn, but Krystal says they'd do it all over again in a heartbeat; their son is worth it. Submitted photo
'It's just a feeling you can't explain'
November 23, 2017 - 4:40pm
The Pauruses had this photo of their family members' hands taken after the adoption. Marie Johnson / Perham Focus
Thankful for family
November 23, 2017 - 12:48pm
October 31, 2017
Students line up to eat as Sue Sailer carries a freshly-baked pizza to the table while teacher Mary Karkela cuts another pizza into pieces.  Marie Johnson / Perham Focus
Community cooking: Making pizzas the old-fashioned way
October 31, 2017 - 10:39am