50 YEARS AGO
-Eight inches of snow hits the Perham area. Local schools all close for the day. -Ya Think?
-Cookie Hanson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Hanson of Perham, and a senior at Bemidji State College has been selected for recognition in “Whose Who among students in American Universities and Colleges.”
-Region mat champ Gary Flatau won the 145 pound wrestling championship at Alexandria to become the first state wrestling representative from Perham since Arlan Mueller turned the trick in 1960.
Thursday, March 4, 1965
25 YEARS AGO
-Perham Leadership Award for 1990 went to Fred Heubsch and Sherman Mandt for the work they did on the Perham Area Community Center.
-Former Homemaker of the Year from East Otter Tail County was Bud and Eleanor Truitt. The award was presented by Syd Nelson.
-Marine Battalion posts new Sergeant Major as Ed Ebeling Jr. retires after 30 years. He is the son of Ed S. and Babe Ebeling of Perham. He graduated from Perham High School in 1959.
Thursday, March 1, 1990
Compiled by Harriet Mattfeld