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May 17, 2019
Lourdes Escareño opened Lula's Tienda to serve Perham's Latin American population. "There is a lot of people from the south, from Honduras, Guatemala, Mexico, it's like multicultural town," she said. (Carter Jones/ FOCUS)
Lula's Mexican Tienda brings a slice of the south to Perham
May 17, 2019 - 6:16am
May 16, 2019
Forum Communications Company CEO Bill Marcil Jr.
Forum Communications to purchase Rochester newspaper
May 16, 2019 - 10:08am
May 10, 2019
The facade of River's Edge Cabinetry is starting to come together ahead of the showroom's grand opening Thursday. (Carter Jones/ FOCUS)
River's Edge Cabinetry showroom now open in downtown Perham
May 10, 2019 - 11:36am
April 17, 2019
Periwinkle Marketplace is now open in Ottertail. (Carter Jones/ FOCUS)
Back in business: Periwinkle Marketplace reopens in new building following fire last year
April 17, 2019 - 9:21am
April 12, 2019
A group plays Magic the Gathering at Ultima Gaming. “It’s pulling in really big numbers for a tiny town,” Robbie Olson said of the store's following. (Submitted)
A place to play: Ultima Gaming maintains loyal following
April 12, 2019 - 1:14pm
March 28, 2019
Perham's Shopko Hometown location will be closing by June 16th. (Carter Jones/ FOCUS)
Perham Shopko slated to close
March 28, 2019 - 9:41am
February 21, 2019
A crowd of about 200 people filled the large conference room at M State in Detroit Lakes on Tuesday for the "Inside Out" Video Premiere and Panel Event, which kicked off the new community campaign to normalize mental illness. (Marie Johnson / Tribune)
'You could hear a pin drop': 'Inside Out' mental health event draws a crowd in DL
February 21, 2019 - 9:10am
January 23, 2019
Dr. Brandon Kvidt and Dr. Heidi Reuter are now practicing dentistry in Perham. (Submitted Photo)
A smile-worthy expansion: Reuter Family Dentistry now open in Perham
January 23, 2019 - 11:16am
January 21, 2019
Matt got a traditional bamboo tattoo in Thailand, which was created and blessed by a Buddhist monk. He says he met a lot of friendly and interesting people during his travels, some of whom he's stayed in touch with and may even travel with again in the future. (Submitted Photo)
Returning to the 'mother's land': Mom-and-son traveling team explore family's forgotten roots on trip to South Korea
January 21, 2019 - 7:22pm
January 10, 2019
2019 Chamber Choice Award Nominations
January 10, 2019 - 2:48pm
January 9, 2019
Pictured:  Amy Pfeffer (United Community Bank), Erin Bishop (United Community Bank), Lisa Glynn (United Community Bank), Jackie Bunkowske (KLN), Megan Wells – Owner, Sandy Palubicki (Perham Area Chamber), Neil Wrangham (Perham Area Chamber), Shelly Becker (Lakes Family Eyecare), Deb Anstadt (Bremer Bank).
Perham Area Chamber Ambassadors visit new businesses
January 9, 2019 - 2:58pm
The Perham High School School Store is now open after school and during events. (Carter Jones / Perham Focus)
School store now open in PHS
January 9, 2019 - 11:46am
January 2, 2019
Snow blankets debris that sits on the site of Sud's Tavern and Make Me Wine on Friday, Dec. 28, 2018. "We're at a standstill," Sud's owner Pat Honer said on the cleanup progress. (Carter Jones / Perham Focus)
Rebuilding from the rubble: Business owners assess the fire damage and try to move forward
January 2, 2019 - 10:57am
December 23, 2018
The fire was incredibly destructive. Fire crews have only started clearing the debris.
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Update: Fire destroys two Perham businesses in early morning fire
December 23, 2018 - 4:19pm
December 21, 2018
Chairs attached to the wall act as clothes racks in Sitting Pretty on 114 First Ave. S in Perham. (Carter Jones / Perham Focus)
'Sitting Pretty' in the downtown district: Two Perham natives open up 'shabby chic' boutique
December 21, 2018 - 6:29am
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