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Yellowjackets third at Mid-State Meet - Perham Focus
Park Rapids-The Perham Yellowjacket girls swimming and diving team competed in the annual Mid-State Conference Championships on Oct. 24 in Park Rapids, Minn. The Yellowjackets finished third in the four team field. Perham recorded 280 points for third.
McFadden noisy, Franken quiet as Senate campaign winds down - Perham Focus
ST. PAUL -- Mike McFadden is making as much noise as he can in the waning days of the 2014 U.S. Senate campaign, holding frequent news conferences filled with enthusiastic gestures. Al Franken stays quiet and does not seek out the media. He mostly leaves ...
MNsure mishandled marketing money, audit finds - Perham Focus
ST. PAUL – MNsure’s marketing department approved more than $925,000 in contract work without first obtaining required authorization, according to a financial audit released Tuesday by the state Office of the Legislative Auditor. The money was ...
Perham advances to Section 8AA Championship - Perham Focus
Lake Park-Once the Perham Yellowjacket volleyball team shook their early struggles, they shook off the Frazee Hornets, 3-1 (22-25, 25-22, 25-23, 25-17), to win the South Sub-Section 8AA Championship on Oct. 28 in Lake Park, Minn. “It was an intense ...
2 Minnesota women arrested after attempted armed robbery - Perham Focus
ALEXANDRIA, S.D. - Two Minnesota women attempted to rob an Alexandria gas station Sunday afternoon, according to the Hanson County Sheriff's Office. Alissa Wakefield, 18, of Cloquet, Minn., was the woman who entered the Westown Shell about 1:30 p.m. and ...
Police don't know why Crookston man fled before fiery fatal crash - Perham Focus
CROOKSTON, Minn. – A 27-year-old Crookston resident and self-employed businessman died Sunday in a fiery car accident after a high-speed pursuit with police. The Crookston Police Department was called to check on Dominic Herkenhoff’s well-being Sunday ...
Farm accident near Maynard, Minn., kills one - Perham Focus
MAYNARD, Minn. - A person was killed Monday afternoon after being run over by a combine near Maynard in western Minnesota. The Renville County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release that the preliminary investigation shows that the victim was ...
Groomed for success: Country Paws and Claws opens in Ottertail - Perham Focus
With a passion for pets and a history of prepping cows for cattle shows, Densise Loerzel has put her skills and talents to good use by opening her own pet grooming business. She started the business out of her home this past spring, and word quickly began ...
Two fires cause damage in Otter Tail County - Perham Focus
The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office is reminding the public to make sure to completely extinguish old bonfires and use caution with brush piles after two fires caused damage on Sunday. One of the fires damaged a large amount of corn crop to a field.
Ottertail plans park improvements - Perham Focus
New equipment will soon be added to Ottertail’s city park. At the Oct. 16 meeting of the Ottertail City Council, resident Vanessa Neels discussed some planned improvements. Neels recently met with a representative from an equipment company to discuss a ...
AGNES DECKERT - Perham Focus
Agnes Deckert, 83, of Henning, Minn., passed away on Oct. 27, 2014 at the Good Samaritan Society in Battle Lake, Minn. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 28 at 11 a.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Henning. Visitation will be held on Monday ...
DAVID DUCHENE - Perham Focus
David Duchene, 64, of New York Mills, passed away on Oct. 25, 2014 at Sanford Hospital in Fargo, N.D. Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 30 at St. Lawrence Catholic Church, Rush Lake, rural Perham. Visitation will be held Wednesday, Oct ...
Bees and Flowers - Perham Focus
Flowers blooming and bees buzzing. The mild weather this past weekend brought out some of the last of the summer icons in the Fargo Moorhead area. Dean Deutscher sent us this photo made Sunday. That's right, Sunday, October 26, 2014. Very summery.
Man dies in crash after police pursuit in Crookston - Perham Focus
CROOKSTON, Minn. – A man was killed when he crashed his pickup truck here after a high-speed chase with police Sunday night. A witness told WDAY-TV that the adult male driver was speeding when he drove into a concrete underpass on Sixth Street.
MARY ANNA "SKIP" FICK - Perham Focus
Mary Anna "Skip" Fick, 80, passed away at her home in rural Vergas on Oct. 22, 2014. A funeral service was held on Saturday, Oct. 25, at St Paul's Loon Lake, Vergas, Minn. Visitation was held on Oct. 24 at the church, with a prayer service and continued ...