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December 7, 2018
A variety of local retailers from Perham are standing together to help in the fight against big online retailers, some of which include (from left) Mark and Barb Lenius, Roxanne Harthan, Tamara Langen, Connie Richter, Kimberly Anderson, Sarah Hayden, Bailee Schissel, and Cyrus Bickell. (Carter Jones / Focus)
Stronger together: Perham's retailers stand arm in arm against big online retailers
December 7, 2018 - 8:00am
December 6, 2018
A banner hanging in front of the future River's Edge Cabinetry shop shows what the building will look like when complete. (Marie Johnson / Perham Focus)
River's Edge Cabinetry is building a new Main Street store
December 6, 2018 - 9:30am
December 1, 2018
Downtown Perham maintains a strong business district, despite the growing popularity of online shopping. (Paula Quam / Focus)
Fighting back: Local retailers step up their game as online shopping gives them a run for their money
December 1, 2018 - 9:38am
November 30, 2018
Downtown Perham is doing well in terms of having a healthy business district, but that comes at a cost of a lot of hard work and good customer service. (Paula Quam / Focus)
Perham stores offer up experiences online retailers can't match
November 30, 2018 - 11:07am
November 28, 2018
Mother and son business owners, Cameron and Maryann Wedde, are friendly faces at the Perham Michaelangelo's. (Marie Johnson / Perham Focus)
'Nobody's ever sad buying a pizza': Mother and son duo making dough, having fun as Michaelangelo's owners
November 28, 2018 - 3:34pm
November 23, 2018
Sarah Hayden, right, and her daughter Katie Hennagir own Bay Window Quilt Shop in Perham. The duo says they stay competitive by operating online and providing a personal, fresh experience in-store. (Paula Quam / Focus)
Despite somewhat bucking the trend, Perham businesses still feel the heat of online competition
November 23, 2018 - 8:00am
November 15, 2018
Caden Schossow, left, and Devin Meyer make custom cribbage boards on the CNC mill in the Career Tech Center at Perham High School. The boards feature custom engravings and are being mass produced by the school's new Jacket Manufacturing class. (Marie Johnson / Perham Focus)
Jacket Manufacturing gives PHS students the chance to earn course credit, cash, and some serious job prospects
November 15, 2018 - 11:33am
November 13, 2018
Front Row Fall Fashion Show is Thursday
November 13, 2018 - 10:25am
November 10, 2018
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Back in the field one year after cancer
November 10, 2018 - 8:30am
November 8, 2018
Conservation farmers Mike and Sandy Dombeck, center, receive their Water Quality Certification sign from Jim Lahn, left, the program's local Area Certification Specialist, and Nathan Wiese, right, an Irrigation and Nutrient Manager with the East Otter Tail Soil and Water Conservation District. (Submitted Photo)
Local father-son farmers get Water Quality Certified
November 8, 2018 - 9:24am
Left to right: Sue and Doug Eckes officially retired last week after 36 years in business in Perham. Their Main Street store, Perham Office Supply, is now under the ownership of Houston-based businessman Levi Gottlieb and a silent partner. Kim Andersen, who has worked for the store for several years, now serves as manager. (Marie Johnson / Perham Focus)
Perham Office Supply is under new ownership
November 8, 2018 - 9:24am
November 3, 2018
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AgweekTV: Fargo contractor converting abandoned grain elevator to home
November 3, 2018 - 8:30am
November 2, 2018
Lakeshore real estate market up, down in town
November 2, 2018 - 8:10am
November 1, 2018
A vehicle leaves the car wash after a soft touch cleaning on Monday. The new Country Car Wash and Pet Wash opened on 3rd Avenue SE in Perham in mid-October. (Marie Johnson / Perham Focus)
New car and pet wash in Perham is a first for LAC
November 1, 2018 - 9:09am
October 20, 2018
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AgweekTV: Ashby, Minn., elevator fraud update
October 20, 2018 - 8:30am