50 YEARS AGO
-Nine Minneapolis area fishermen forfeited $450 in bail money when they failed to appear in Perham Municipal Court after being arrested for possessing a total of 103 walleyes.
-Arlan Mueller, former PHS wrestling champion, lost a match with a 10 lb. northern. He had the fish in the boat but it got away when he tried to put it on the stringer.
-After several incidents involving motor bikes, motor scooters and motorcycle drivers must have a valid driver’s license now or they will be arrested.
Thursday, May 20, 1965
25 YEARS AGO
–PICTURED Melanie Schwartzenberger and Kari Carlson are the valedictorian and salutatorian of the class of 1990 and will be leading their 93 classmates in graduation ceremonies.
-The Perham Lakeside Golf course has already had a pair of hole-in-ones this year. Dan Williams holed the first one on April 25 on hole number six and Dave Nelson got the second hole-in-one May 8 on the second hole.
-Janet Rosen caught herself a nice 12-pound northern, fishing off her dock on Big Pine Lake. She was fishing with a minnow and bobber when the big fish bit.
Thursday, May 17, 1990
Compiled by Harriet Mattfeld