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Additional street improvements considered for city of Ottertail - Perham Focus
A preliminary engineering report regarding surface improvements for portions of Maple Avenue, Lake Avenue, and the alley between Maple Avenue and Lake Avenue was reviewed at the Nov. 17 meeting of the Ottertail City Council. At an October council meeting a ...
Perham girls fall to Barnesville in HOL opener - Perham Focus
The Barnesville Trojans used an 8-0 run at the start of the second half to pull away and never look back en route to a 56-34 victory over the Perham Yellowjackets in their Heart O’Lakes season opener in Barnesville on Dec. 2. Nicole Herbranson started ...
Perham boys hoops connect in season opening rout - Perham Focus
The Perham Yellowjackets launched and connected in its season opening, 94-41, victory over the Crookston Pirates in Crookston, Minn., on Dec. 2. The Yellowjackets hit on 70.4 percent of their 3-pointers, connecting on 19 of them. Jenson Beachy led the way ...
Henning native receives lifesaving award - Perham Focus
Erin Houselog, 24, was recognized with the Lifesaving Citizen Award by the Otter Tail County Sheriff's office last week after rescuing several duck hunters from Christopherson Lake on Sept. 24. The Henning native heard hollering at about 9:30 a.m. on Sept.
Former Perham band teacher composes music for off-Broadway musical - Perham Focus
Sitting at his grand piano, located in a place of prominence just inside the front door of his home, Larry Wankel wrote the music for 19 songs that will be performed as part of a musical opening off-Broadway in New York City on Saturday. The production, "Sgt.
Woman hurt in SUV rollover north of Fergus Falls - Perham Focus
A woman was injured Saturday in a motor vehicle crash on Otter Tail County Road 27 about 2 1/2 miles north of Fergus Falls. Heidi Lowers, 45, of Fergus Falls sustained severe back injuries, along with shoulder and leg injuries, according to an Otter Tail ...
Man threatens to shoot woman, self during assault - Perham Focus
A 31-year-old Dent man is accused of threatening to shoot a woman and himself with a handgun at a rural Perham residence Sunday, according to a case in Otter Tail County District Court. The woman contacted Perham police Sunday after Tylor Lynn Stanbrough ...
Arvig to hire 200 workers - Perham Focus
Arvig plans to make a major hiring push in the near future. The Perham-based internet, television, phone and security systems company has announced it will hire about 200 additional employees as part of a national effort to improve internet access in some ...
Yellowjacket boys hoops open season on the road - Perham Focus
The Yellowjacket boys basketball team took some giant strides in 2015-16, finishing with 23 wins, securing the Heart O'Lakes Conference title and reaching the Section 8AA Championship game. The Yellowjackets hope to take the next step and reach the Class ...
Perham grapplers open season at Wadena - Perham Focus
The Perham Yellowjacket wrestling team has always fashioned itself on the motto that they will take on all comers. The Yellowjackets start the season with a strong invitational when they travel to Wadena to take part in the annual Dennis Kaatz Memorial ...
Jackie Mann Invitational returns with stacked field - Perham Focus
The 2016-17 gymnastics season kicks off with a power packed event at the Prairie Wind Middle School gymnasium on Saturday, Dec. 3. The Yellowjackets welcome 10 teams to the gymnasium for the 13th annual Jackie Mann Invitational. The annual invite is one of ...
Perham church's Bake Shoppe raises money for many groups - Perham Focus
The fellowship hall at Calvary Lutheran Church in Perham will be transformed into a Winter Wonderland for its annual Bake Shoppe, planned from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 3. As part of the event, attendees will be treated to live music, 11 shops selling ...
Ottertail's Otterdazzle is Saturday at community center - Perham Focus
Otterdazzle in Ottertail will kickoff on Saturday, Dec. 3, with a Lion's Pancake Breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. at the Ottertail Community Center. Other activities planned throughout the day include a bake sale, holiday scavenger hunt with prizes, bingo, kids ...
Upset over paintings, Dayton walks out of meeting - Perham Focus
ST. PAUL—Gov. Mark Dayton walked out of a meeting he chairs Tuesday, Nov. 29, over a battle about whether Civil War paintings should hang in his office. "It has been a deeply distressing issue for me," Dayton said, claiming Rep. Matt Dean, R-Dellwood ...
Panthers send Lakers to defeat in overtime - Perham Focus
Park Rapids Area erased an early one-goal deficit to defeat Detroit Lakes in overtime 2-1 in the Lakers’ Mid-State Conference girls hockey opener at Kent Freeman Arena Tuesday night. Hannah Rhodes scored the Lakers only goal and it stood up as the lone ...