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VFW: Bemidji edges Stingers for state berth - Perham Focus
FERGUS FALLS — The No. 1 seeded Perham Stingers lost a heartbreaker and were denied a trip to the state tournament by No. 2 seed Bemidji in a game that ended with the winning run on base. Perham needed two wins against Bemidji to advance and got the ...
CLIFTON ROTT - Perham Focus
Clifton Rott, 78, of Dent, passed away July 25 at his home, under the care of Red River Valley Hospice and his family. A celebration of his life was held Monday, July 28 at 2 p.m. at the Vergas Event Center. Furey Funeral Home, Vergas, assisted the family ...
CLAUDE ANDERSON - Perham Focus
Claude Anderson, 80, of Ham Lake, Minn., passed away peacefully at the Sterling House Assisted Living in Blaine, Minn., due to complications from Parkinson's disease. Funeral services will be held on Monday, July 28 at 1 p.m. at Karvonen Funeral Home in ...
Clay County 4-H’ers test water robots - Perham Focus
DETROIT LAKES, MINN. — Emily Dockter held two battery clips in her hands as she stood on the dock at Lake Sallie on Saturday. Dockter, who lives north of West Fargo, was hooking up a battery in one of the last steps before she and the rest of her crew ...
Five teens suffer minor injuries in car accident - Perham Focus
Five teenagers all walked away from a rollover accident Thursday afternoon near Detroit Lakes. The use of seatbelts likely prevented any serious injury or passenger ejection. “It could have been a lot worse had they not belted,” said Sergeant Shane ...
Man seriously injured in stabbing at Minnesota campground - Perham Focus
ELBOW LAKE, Minn. – A woman was arrested east of this western Minnesota city early Saturday after allegedly stabbing a man, causing him serious injuries. The Grant County Sheriff’s Office and Elbow Lake police received a 911 call at 12:46 a.m. from a ...
Photo Gallery: 2014 EOT County Fair - Perham Focus
The 2014 East Otter Tail County Fair was held this past weekend. Crowds converged on the fairgrounds in Perham from July 23 - 27 to enjoy a host of agricultural events, entertainment, food and rides.
Blues advance to face Alex for Sub State championship - Perham Focus
PERHAM — Fergus Falls and Moorhead battled to a six-all tie after seven innings before a big eighth for both clubs where Moorhead completed the comeback to advance to face Alexandria in the Sub State 14 finals by a final score of 12-9. Noah Strom put ...
Alexandria repeats as Sub State 14 champions in a blowout - Perham Focus
PERHAM — Alexandria took any air of uncertainty out of Perham’s Tuffy’s Stadium quickly Sunday afternoon and ended the game two innings early in a hitting barrage. Toby Helgeson blasted a grand slam to highlight an eight-run second inning as the ...
Airport hangar project extended, rental rates set - Perham Focus
The completion date for construction of a new hangar at Perham Municipal Airport has been extended, and rental rates for the hangar spaces set. At a meeting last week, Perham city councilors agreed to extend the completion date of the project from a ...