50 YEARS AGO
-A flash fire Sunday night completely destroyed an 80-foot barn and milk house on the Henry Moltzan farm. The cattle were all saved.
-Duwayne Sonnenberg, Perham High School senior, was named winner of the senior division speaking content for the East Otter Tail Soil and Water Conservation District.
-John Flatau, 68, of Perham Township, suffered a broken back Monday when he fell into a well near his home. He managed to climb from the bottom of the well despite his injury.
Thursday, November 26, 1964
25 YEARS AGO
- It’s been nearly 16 years since the City of Perham has had to hire a new chief of police, but they’ll have a new one when Fay Botts retires after holding the job since 1974. Ted Economon has been chosen as the new chief.
-Voice of Democracy winners were announced by the VFW: Shiela Albertson, 1st; Linda Guck, 2nd; Shiela Worchester, 3rd; and Angela Doll, 4th.
-Barrel O’ Fun has reached an agreement to acquire Grandma’s Classic Snack Foods, from Grafton, N.D.
Thursday, November 23, 1989
Compiled by Harriet Mattfeld