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July 3, 2018
1,700 reading, math tutors sought for Minnesota schools
July 3, 2018 - 9:30am
June 1, 2018
St. Henry's Second Grader Dalen Bachmann swung along under playground pipe. Brian Hansel/FOCUS
Local students find plenty to do at God's Acres
June 1, 2018 - 10:33am
May 26, 2018
Third grade students at Heart of the Lakes Elementary were visited by employees of Lake Region Electric to learn about electrical safety. Courtesy photo.
Perham students learn about electrical safety
May 26, 2018 - 8:09am
May 22, 2018
Jacob Letourneau-Elsharkawy, a 15-year-old student living in Taylor's Falls, who committed suicide in April, 2018. At a press conference with CAIR-Minnesota on May 22, 2018, his family said Letourneau-Elsharkawy was bullied dozens of times for his Muslim faith leading up to his death. Courtesy of CAIR-Minnesota
Parents file complaint against Minn. school over son's suicide
May 22, 2018 - 8:11pm
May 15, 2018
The Fighting Hawks and Eastern Washington University rally during a September 2017 volleyball match at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. The Fighting Hawks soared over Eastern Washington and earned a 3-0 victory. Nick Nelson / Forum News Service
Emails show Kennedy-Engelstad feud centered on logo at the Betty
May 15, 2018 - 4:07pm
The KLN Community Builder award is given to students who are involved in activities and have contributed to the wellbeing of the school district communities. Front: Makayla Melvin, Emily Martinson and Audrey Swanson. Back: KLN Representative Charlie Nelson, Madison McAllister, Ian Christenson, Jace Kovash and KLN Representative Tina Rasmussen. Courtesy photo.
2018 Community Scholarship Program Awards Graduates with Over $115,000
May 15, 2018 - 9:30am
April 29, 2018
The Prairie Wind Middle School Third Quarter Outstanding Yellow Jackets are:
Front Row kneeling L-R:  Gage Aaneson (grade 6), Breahna Rodewald (5), Jewel Nordick (6), Breiania Wouta (5).
Back Row:  Aiden Kennedy (7), Liz Birkeland (7), Kya Olstad (8), Stephanie Bernstetter (8). (submitted photo).
PWMS Third Quarter Outstanding Jackets
April 29, 2018 - 10:24am
April 23, 2018
Perham High school Science Teacher Shawn Stafki, took a team of seven students to the 81st annual North Central  Regional State Science  and Engineering Fair in Minneapolis, April 8-10. The science fair is put on by the Minnesota Academy of Science. Front row- Eli Roe, Clayton Anderson, and Gage Grunst.
Back Row- Shawn Stafki (Advisor), Audrey Swanson, Sierra Edvall, Samantha Charboneau, and Olivia McNair. (submitted photo).
Stafki awarded the Seagate Excellence In Science Mentoring Award
April 23, 2018 - 9:30am
April 22, 2018
The Perham Speech team placed 6th at the 2018 Section 6A tournament in Pillager on Saturday, April 14, and will send two members to the state tournament later this month. (submitted photo).
Perham Speech Team sends two to state
April 22, 2018 - 10:35am
April 19, 2018
New Perham school fishing league starting up
April 19, 2018 - 12:48pm
April 12, 2018
New Perham school fishing league starting up
April 12, 2018 - 1:59pm
April 4, 2018
The Perham Speech Team  is having its annual Speech expo Saturday, April 7 at Heart of the Lakes Elementary School. Breakfast and a silent auction begin at 8:30 a.m. followed by awards and speeches by the top three students. (submitted photo).
Yellowjackets Speech Expo Saturday, April 7 at HOTL
April 4, 2018 - 9:06am
April 3, 2018
Thursday, March 22, the Ottertail Sheriff’s Operation Center hosted the Be Smart: Be Safe Opioids and Other Illegal Drugs event. Kaley Sievert/Daily Journal
'Be Smart: Be Safe' - Ottertail hosts training, education on drugs
April 3, 2018 - 4:36pm
April 1, 2018
Placing first in their categories were: Alison Moenkedick (Drama), Andrew Jacobson (Discussion),
Brooke Germain (Poetry) and Olivia McNair (Creative Expression). Overall, the Perham Speech Team placed 2nd in Underwood for the Subsection 23A competition on Friday, March 23. The top six individuals in a category advance to the Section 6A competition held on April 14 in Pillager. (submitted photo).
Perham Speech Team places 2nd at subsections
April 1, 2018 - 9:06am
March 30, 2018
Preschoolers Ulrik Mursu, Margaret Willie, and Bretley Redetzke read books at one of the stations in their classroom at Kids Adventure Preschool in Perham. (Kim Brasel/FOCUS).
Kindergarten registration April 5, preschool registration April 10
March 30, 2018 - 12:48pm