50 Years Ago
-Gerard E. Richter, who owns Eagles Café, has purchased the fixtures of Drahman’s store, which is going out of business. His future plans are indefinite.
Lightning –A bolt hit a bedspring in an upstairs room at the Joe Balcer farm and ignited the mattress, struck at the Norb Ruether farm and put his telephone out of service and destroyed a hay and straw stack at the Clarence Meyer farm.
-Gunder Hanson was installed as the new Commander of the Perham American Legion Post 61.
Thursday, September 17, 1964
25 Years Ago
-Work is to the “fine-tuning” stage for Dean’s Country Market in Perham. The expansion increased this store size from 14,000 to 22,000 square feet.
-James and Marilee Flath announce the birth of their daughter, Margaret Elaine Flath, born Aug. 20th, weighing 9 lbs. 9 oz.
-The St. James Heritage Committee will hold an open house for tours. The committee is looking for ideas to save the old historical hospital.
Thursday, September 14, 1989
Compiled by Harriet Mattfeld