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December 13, 2018
Sam Salathe had a job as an Athletic Trainer waiting for her as soon as she graduated from college this past May. She said it was always her plan to come back and someday raise a family in Perham. (Marie Johnson / Perham Focus)
Coming back home to the hive: Yellowjacket alumni find compelling reasons to nest in Perham
December 13, 2018 - 8:10am
November 1, 2018
Paul Sonnenberg has lost 120 pounds in the past 8 months by making some healthy lifestyle changes through Perham Health's Diabetes Prevention Program. He's also reduced his blood sugar levels and is no longer at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes. (Marie Johnson / Perham Focus)
November is National Diabetes Month: Perham's Paul Sonnenberg has lost 120 pounds to gain freedom from type 2 diabetes
November 1, 2018 - 9:12am
July 5, 2018
Spadgenske Dairy is a family-run business. Pictured are Mark and Kristine Spadgenske, center, with their son, Ryan, and Mark's twin brother, Mike. Marie Johnson / Tribune
The land of milk and money: Local dairy farmers cope with chronically low milk prices, uncertain futures
July 5, 2018 - 7:38am
November 23, 2017
Derek and Krystal Boyd, with their son, Traesyn. The couple went through a long and arduous adoption process to get Traesyn, but Krystal says they'd do it all over again in a heartbeat; their son is worth it. Submitted photo
'It's just a feeling you can't explain'
November 23, 2017 - 4:40pm
The Pauruses had this photo of their family members' hands taken after the adoption. Marie Johnson / Perham Focus
Thankful for family
November 23, 2017 - 12:48pm
October 31, 2017
Students line up to eat as Sue Sailer carries a freshly-baked pizza to the table while teacher Mary Karkela cuts another pizza into pieces.  Marie Johnson / Perham Focus
Community cooking: Making pizzas the old-fashioned way
October 31, 2017 - 10:39am
October 4, 2017
Lois Porath with her beloved dog, Riley, at an airport shortly before her recent bout of infection-related fevers started. She had to cut her hair soon after this picture was taken, she says, because the fevers killed hair follicles. She's lost about 75 percent of her hair. Submitted photo
'Last hope': After 16 years of serious health struggles, a new mix of antibiotics could be the answer for Lois Porath
October 4, 2017 - 10:26am
May 25, 2017
A picture of Rodney Hanson taken from his third and final book, "Fading Memories." Used with permission from the Hanson family
A ‘good guy’ is gone: Rodney Hanson remembered for his kindness, love of local history and many community involvements
May 25, 2017 - 11:06am
April 24, 2017
John and Anne Alexander pose for a photo while celebrating Christmas in 2014. Forum News Service
Always together in life, husband and wife of 64 years die hours apart in Detroit Lakes
April 24, 2017 - 9:52am
April 6, 2017
Perham High School teacher plans book about notable grads
April 6, 2017 - 12:37pm
Dallas Flynn poses next to a high tunnel greenhouse. Meagan Pittelko/Forum News Service
'It's my heaven': How Frazee growers are creating their own year-round farm
April 6, 2017 - 10:18am
April 3, 2017
Teresa Stoderl has been in nursing for 40 years, and has taken care of hundreds of local patients and their families. She's gotten to know most of them on a personal level, and has cared for up to three generations of some families.  Marie Johnson/FOCUS
Going 'above and beyond': Perham nurse Teresa Stoderl has touched ‘hundreds and hundreds’ of lives during her 40-year career
April 3, 2017 - 11:24am
March 16, 2017
Brian Cooney and his daughter Claire at Hector International Airport Wednesday, March 15.play button
Perham father reunited with daughter who went missing
March 16, 2017 - 9:13am
March 14, 2017
Claire Cooneyplay button
Father of Claire Cooney 'overwhelmed with joy' to bring her home to Perham
March 14, 2017 - 9:27am
March 2, 2017
Kay Morris, left, with Crosspoint Alliance Church Youth Group members Serena Langen and Janie Wunderlich, at Big Sandy Summer Camp in McGregor, Minn. Morris has held a position on the governing board of the camp for the past few years, and takes about 100 Perham area kids and teens there every summer. Submitted photo
Perham's Kay Morris, beloved Crosspoint Alliance Church leader, is about to make a difference on the global stage
March 2, 2017 - 7:30am
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