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Memorial Day Events - Perham Focus
The Perham VFW and Legion will be putting on a Memorial Day presentation at the Prairie Wind Middle School at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 25. The guest speaker is scheduled to be Stan Caringan, a Major in the Army National Guard. In addition to the service at ...
Robert "Bob" Roy Kinlund - Perham Focus
Robert "Bob" Roy Kinlund was born July 16, 1942 in Marshfield, Wis. He married his high school sweetheart, Susie, on Aug. 24, 1963. He passed away at his home on May 22 surrounded by his family. He was a loving, proud and devoted grandpa to 12 ...
Wesley Alex Hepola - Perham Focus
Funeral service for Wesley Alex Hepola, 76, of Eveleth, Minn., will be at 2 p.m., on Friday, Aug. 23 at Ziemer-Moeglein-Shatava Funeral Home in Gilbert, Minn., with the Reverend Brad Felix officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.
Remember Law Enforcement Week - Perham Focus
This week, our state honors the many law enforcement officers who have given their lives in the line of duty. These fallen officers, and their families, have given the ultimate sacrifice, while serving our local communities. As a former sheriff, I am ...
Recognizing those who serve - Perham Focus
Over the years, I've had the opportunity to attend Memorial Day services in many rural communities throughout my congressional district. All of these solemn events feature the wonderful patriotic music that I and so many others enjoy, a colorful display of ...
Response to Franson - Perham Focus
Mary Franson’s letter in the May 8 Echo was misleading. The Republicans are unapologetically using seniors as a bargaining chip. The money they are promising local nursing homes comes at the expense of working Minnesotans who depend on MinnesotaCare for ...
Making progress in senior funding - Perham Focus
Throughout the 2015 legislative session, I have worked hard as a member of the Aging and Long-Term Care Committee to advocate for funding our nursing homes and long-term care facilities. I’m pleased that the House Health and Human Services Omnibus Bill ...
Delores A. Luedtke - Perham Focus
Delores A. Luedtke, 84, of Richville died on May 16 at Perham Living. A memorial service was held on May 20 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Richville with Pastor Karl Weber officiating. Delores Adeline Moltzan was born in Dent on Jan. 31, 1929 to William ...
Thoughts on referendum results - Perham Focus
That's the only word I can come up with when reading that the attempt to pass a bond referendum to finance new school building projects failed. Are the people of Ottertail and Dent out of touch with the real world? According to the vote tally, the lack ...
DARIN RUX - Perham Focus
Darin Rux, 30, of Frazee, Minn., died on Aug. 30. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 5 at Calvary Lutheran Church in Perham. Visitation was Sept. 4 from 4-7 p.m. at Furey Funeral Home in Frazee. Account
Free-range parenting and egg bombs - Perham Focus
A recent article in a magazine brought up a concerned citizen’s out-spoken dismay (She called the cops.) because some local parents had let their two children—aged six and ten—play alone in a city park. This so riled up the town that before you could ...
REVEREND PAUL FRIEDRICH - Perham Focus
Funeral services for the Reverend Paul Friedrich, 96, of Henning, Minn., will be held Thursday, May 16, at 11 a.m. at St. Paul's Lu-theran Church, Henning. Visitation will be on Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. with a prayer service at 7, at the Belmont Funeral ...
RONALD BROMEN - Perham Focus
Ronald Bromen, 49, died at his home in New York Mills on May 4. Services will be held at Assembly of God Church in New York Mills, Saturday, May 11 at 12 p.m. with visitation one hour prior to the service. Account
Timothy Neuschwander - Perham Focus
Memorial services were held for Timothy Neuschwander, 48, of Perham, on May 15 at Northwoods Assembly of God Church in Perham, with Pastor Dirk Currier officiating. Timothy Paul Neuschwander was born on June 22, 1964 in Phoenix, Ariz., to Harold and Lorna ...
Paisley Lane opens in Ottertail - Perham Focus
A new business has sprouted up in the city of Ottertail. Paisley Lane, which is located on Highway 78, has opened its doors to the public. “We carry just about anything in here,” said owner Stephanie Ellingson. “We have housewares, decorations ...