50 YEARS AGO
-More than 1,400 students are attending school in Perham this year. Over 1,100 are enrolled in the Perham public schools, 257 in St. Henry’s parochial and 58 in St. Paul’s Lutheran parochial schools.
-Ken Nelson of Perham won the Montevideo Labor Day Golf Tournament Monday with a two and one victory in the finals.
-Perham firemen battled a burning hay and straw pile for over five hours in the rain Sunday after the stacks had been set ablaze by a bolt of lightning.
Thursday, September 10, 1964
Perham Enterprise- Bulletin
25 YEARS AGO
-Jeff Atchinson of Hawley won the season-long fishing contest. He brought the mounted fish when he picked up his $500 prize from Jane Aschnewitz, Tourist Information Director, the walleye weighed 11lb. 5oz.
-Larry Day and Mike Sherwood of the Perham Rotary Club presented a $650 check to the Perham Fire Department to cover the cost of a chain saw. Accepting were Jack Schmidt and Fred Lemkuhl.
-Volleyball co-captains this year are Sarah Happel and Kim Ceynowa. They hope to make it to state this year.
Thursday, September 7, 1989
Compiled by Harriet Mattfeld