50 YEARS AGO
-The “Ol Man” was still in control but his son gave him quite a battle last weekend. Darrel “Tuffy” Nelson won The Perham Lakeside Country Club golf playoff championship by defeating his son, Ken, one-up on the 18th hole.
-Four pass receptions for over 100 yards, including two touchdowns, brought honors to Perham’s Bob Wilkowski, and end on the U of M Duluth football team.
-Perham Chamber of Commerce members, all dolled-up in their chef’s hats and aprons, served over 400 persons at the Farmers Appreciation Beef Feed.
Thursday, October 22, 1964
25 YEARS AGO
-Volunteerism has played a huge role in the formation of the Perham Area Community Center, including the Perham Rotary Club, who installed a sidewalk from the center to the school.
-A project that has been in the “studying” stage for Tom and Joan Wenjum is finally underway as work is begun on their new Dairy Queen store.
-Perham Elementary school teacher Caroyl Frank assists second graders Ann Knudson with a pinwheel project, part of her reading session.
Thursday, October 19, 1989
Compiled by Harriet Mattfeld