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June 13, 2019
Calaib Heiderich poses for a portrait with his bike in Arvig Park. Heiderich pledged to bike 500 miles throughout the month in support of the Children's Cancer Research Fund. (Carter Jones/ FOCUS)
Challenge accepted: Perham local pledges to bike 500 miles, raise $1,000 for cancer research
June 13, 2019 - 10:11am
June 1, 2019
Relay for Life chair Lisa Peterson and Duane Matz pose for a picture at United Community Bank in Perham. Matz donated the custom Dansons grill for a raffle fundraiser. (Carter Jones/ FOCUS)
Custom grill raffle to support Relay for Life in Perham
June 1, 2019 - 10:07am
May 13, 2019
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Bike MS coming to Perham May 18
May 13, 2019 - 12:18pm
May 10, 2019
39 children within the region receive support from Empowering Kids.
Photo courtesy of Empowering Kids
Tee off 'Fore' Autism Golf Tournament in Perham
May 10, 2019 - 9:49am
May 9, 2019
Foster Grandparent Jean Schmidt reads to a class of second graders at St. Henry's last Thursday. (Carter Jones/FOCUS)
Fostering learning and love: Local seniors enrich lives of elementary students as foster grandparents
May 9, 2019 - 10:10am
April 19, 2019
John Leikness, Bridge Pantry Executive Director receives a $1,000.00 donation from Dave Still, Service Foods Manager.
Photo courtesy of The Bridge Pantry
Local businesses support The Bridge Pantry March Campaign
April 19, 2019 - 6:47pm
April 9, 2019
Crime Victim Advocate Anita Mycke (left) holds a banner alongside Tasha Foltz, while Nick Stromme, Mindy Sachs and Kyle Johnson walk behind during the Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event on Friday. (Carter Jones/ FOCUS)
Walk a Mile in Her Shoes turns heads in Perham
April 9, 2019 - 8:25am
April 8, 2019
A crowd winds around the silent auction offerings during the benefit for Taylor Johnson at Prairie Wind Middle School on Sunday. (Carter Jones/ FOCUS)
Taylor has 'one heck of a village': People from Perham and beyond gather to help little girl battling cancer
April 8, 2019 - 11:57am
April 4, 2019
Taylor Johnson covers her cheeks from the wind during a walk last Saturday. Johnson was diagnosed with Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia the most treatable form of the disease, but she still faces up to two years of treatment. (Carter Jones/ FOCUS)
Taylor's fight: 4-year-old battles cancer with the help of Perham community
April 4, 2019 - 8:33am
April 2, 2019
Otter Tail County provides $50,000 for food bank renovations
April 2, 2019 - 9:51am
March 28, 2019
Dean and Diane Bauck pose for a portrait in St. Paul's Lutheran Church on Friday, March 22. "There's a lot of memories in this room," Diane said. "Baptism, confirmation, but no wedding."
Perham man's family gives back to the community in son's honor
March 28, 2019 - 12:31pm
February 27, 2019
An assortment of bakery items sit on a shelf at The Bridge Community Pantry. Central Market of Perham donates leftover baked goods every day. (Carter Jones/ FOCUS)
Their bread and butter: The Bridge Community Pantry kicking off its largest campaign of the year
February 27, 2019 - 3:52pm
February 20, 2019
Annika Kovar started Little Sprouts Garden Gang charity to give free vegetable seeds to childcare providers. Kovar used social media to expand her charity to 21 states. (Kristen McMartin Photography)
Good growing: Little Sprouts Garden Gang charity earns Perham senior a national award in volunteering
February 20, 2019 - 1:39pm
 After passing a background check, those in need can exchange this voucher for food at Lakes Cafe or Mrs. B's Restaurant. (Carter Jones/ FOCUS)
A kind stop along a bumpy road: Perham’s churches work to help passersby in need
February 20, 2019 - 1:14pm
January 28, 2019
Hamann Dentistry providing free care for children of low income families Feb. 1
January 28, 2019 - 9:25pm
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