50 YEARS AGO
-The death of Errol Monear, 24, in a car-train accident in Ottertail marked the 3rd tragedy to befall his mother, Vera Herr, in 10 years. Her husband, Ray Herr drowned in a boating accident in 1955. Vera and her 1 ½ year old son were rescued. Her daughter, Vera Lee Monear, 20, died from a car accident in 1963.
-Reene, 15, and Sheri Hauer, 14, came to the rescue of Tom and Mike Loeffen, 10 and 9, who were in danger of drowning on Little Pine Lake.
-Tron Nelson, 2, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Nelson of Perham, spent Sunday evening in the hospital after swallowing 80 baby aspirin tablets.
Thursday, June 24, 1965
25 YEARS AGO
-Perham has a new city manager. Bob Louiseau has been hired to replace Larry Bethel. Bob has been the city planner for the city of Detroit Lakes since 1983.
-The Perham-Dent School District has a brand new principal for their brand new Lakes Area Elementary School, with Bill Burwell hired to the position.
-Nancy Marie Brandt, an honor student from Perham High School in 1981 and Magna Cum Laude from St. Cloud State in 1986, graduated in June from the College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota.
Thursday, June 21, 1990
Compiled by Harriet Mattfeld