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July 5, 2019
The Comet Theater circa 1965. (East Otter Tail History Museum)
Passing the torch: Ownership of the Comet Theater changes hands
July 5, 2019 - 7:23am
June 25, 2019
Gabriele (Anderson) Grunewald competes during the women's 5000 meters at the 2016 U.S. Olympic track and field team trials at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. Grunewald died on Tuesday, June 11, after a decade-long battle with cancer. Kirby Lee / USA TODAY Sports
Gov. Walz to honor runner Grunewald during memorial run
June 25, 2019 - 9:46am
June 6, 2019
Wadena-Deer Creek's Payton Rondestvedt drops down the bunt against Perham in the second inning of the Section 8AA Championship. Carter Jones/Forum News Service
Perham rallies past Wadena-DC for Section 8AA Championship
June 6, 2019 - 5:56pm
May 21, 2019
Wadena-Deer Creek's Justin Dykhoff screams as his teammates wait for him at home plate after connecting on a two-run home run against Perham. Dykhoff's home run gave the Wolverines a 2-0 lead on their way to a 6-0 win over the Yellowjackets. Jason Groth/Pioneer Journal
Wadena-DC blanks Perham in regular season finale
May 21, 2019 - 10:04pm
Wadena-Deer Creek's Hailey Wiederich dives in safely with a stolen base at second against Perham during the Section 8AA playoffs at Arvig Park. Jason Groth/Pioneer Journal
Big innings help Perham eliminate Wadena-DC
May 21, 2019 - 10:01pm
May 6, 2019
Alcohol involved in injury accident on Highway 10
May 6, 2019 - 11:34am
April 26, 2019
The Perham Yellowjackets surround Katie Zepper when she hits home plate after connecting for a solo home run in the fifth inning for Perham. Zepper's home run ended up being the game-winning run for the Yellowjackets. Jason Groth/FOCUS
Perham holds off Wadena-DC
April 26, 2019 - 7:19pm
February 27, 2019
Wadena-Deer Creek's Lauryn Gravelle battles inside against Perham during the team's only meeting in the regular season. The Wolverines hope to knock off the Perham Yellowjackets during the first round of the Section 8AA playoffs in Perham on Feb. 28. Jason Groth/Pioneer Journal
Wadena-DC opens with familiar foe in Section 8AA
February 27, 2019 - 5:06pm
February 20, 2019
Perham woman hurt in rollover crash in slippery conditions
February 20, 2019 - 2:55pm
December 28, 2018
Commissioners were shown every step of the complex process of waste incineration.
Michael Denny/Wadena Pioneer Journal
Perham Incinerator: Today's trash is tomorrow's energy
December 28, 2018 - 12:04pm
December 23, 2018
The fire was incredibly destructive. Fire crews have only started clearing the debris.
Michael Denny/Perham Focusplay button
Update: Fire destroys two Perham businesses in early morning fire
December 23, 2018 - 4:19pm
Train versus car crash near Perham: One adult and two children life-flighted
December 23, 2018 - 3:50pm
3-business fire in Perham
December 23, 2018 - 2:23pm
December 12, 2018
Both candidates and their representatives were in attendance as 24 election officials counted ballots during the recount in Fergus Falls on Monday. (Submitted photo)
Recount confirms it: Fitzgibbons wins Otter Tail County Sheriff's race
December 12, 2018 - 1:36pm
November 30, 2018
Downtown Perham maintains a strong business district, despite the growing popularity of online shopping. (Paula Quam / Focus)
Fighting back: Local retailers step up their game as online shopping gives them a run for their money
November 30, 2018 - 8:03am