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Perham woman reflects on career as one of North Dakota’s first female lawyers - Perham Focus
Mildred Johnson’s life began in the small prairie town of Tolna, N.D. “Well actually, it was Mayville,” the 95-year-old says. In January of 1918, with no roads open, her mother, Louise Burns, took the train 14 miles to Mayville to wait 10 days until ...
Two choirs, one concert this Friday at Perham Center for the Arts - Perham Focus
The University of Jamestown Concert Choir will stop in Perham as part of its spring tour, and Perham High School’s choir will perform as well. At 7:30 p.m., the Perham choir will kick off the night, with the university group following. Perham’s choir ...
Second woman comes forward in 'vampire trucker' kidnapping case - Perham Focus
FARGO – A second woman has come forward to tell authorities she was a kidnapping and rape victim of the accused “vampire trucker” authorities arrested in November at Moorhead truck stop. Timothy Jay Vafeades, 54, appeared Wednesday in U.S. District ...
Motorcyclist killed after hitting I-394 pothole at 100-plus mph - Perham Focus
MINNEAPOLIS - A motorcyclist is dead after hitting a pothole Tuesday night at more than 100 mph on Interstate 394 in Minneapolis. Eyewitnesses saw two motorcyclists traveling east on I-394 at “very, very high rates of speed,” said Minnesota State ...
Filling up: Extra food shelf donations start to come in as March campaign kicks off; need continues to rise - Perham Focus
“Some people only come once or twice right after moving ... no more than four times a year, using it as an occasional emergency resource and not relying on it for their day-to-day grocery needs. About 30 households a week were served by the food shelf ...
Wadena Board hears new architect's view of Courthouse remodeling - Perham Focus
Wadena commissioners heard from BKV Group partner Bruce Schwartzman in a special board meeting March 7 ... News Service is the premier news wire service covering the Upper Midwest, stretching from the oilfields of western North Dakota to the plains of ...
FBI investigating death of Red Lake tribal councilman - Perham Focus
RED LAKE, Minn. - The FBI is investigating the weekend death of ... stretching from the oilfields of western North Dakota to the plains of South Dakota and to the shores of eastern Minnesota. For more information about the services we offer or to discuss ...
Perham school among first in MN to participate in CEO program - Perham Focus
It began six years ago in Effingham ... class will also run a business as a whole. Lindvahl stressed that there will be real money and real risk involved, rather than using pretend currency. “You can’t just do enough to get a D,” he said.
Science Research Team takes top honors at regional fair - Perham Focus
Students on Perham’s Science Research Team took three of the top four places at a regional science fair on March 1. The competition, which was held at the University of Minnesota campus in Crookston, brought together about 50 student-run research projects.
Synthetic drug crackdown speeds along - Perham Focus
ST. PAUL -- Fighting synthetic drugs is a popular topic among Minnesota legislators. Rep. Erik Simonson, D-Duluth, presented his bill to crack down on the dangerous chemicals to the House Health and Human Services Policy Committee Tuesday, going away with ...