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Minn. health insurance program breaks previous record for signups
6 hours 39 min ago
The wrestling room at the PACC will be repurposed for added fitness opportunities once the school's wrestling program moves out. 
Michael Johnson/Perham Focus
PACC adds to list of improvements for 2018
13 hours 6 min ago
January 7, 2018
Wind energy, solar projects have support from county board
January 7, 2018 - 1:29pm
January 4, 2018
Lt. Gov. Tina Smith, with husband Archie with her, accepts the appointment to the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota's new U.S. senator emphasizes travel around Minnesota
January 4, 2018 - 8:09am
December 24, 2017
County tax levy will likely increase 3.48 percent
December 24, 2017 - 11:24am
New EcoCenter in the works near Battle Lake
December 24, 2017 - 10:22am
December 20, 2017
Matt Dean, a former Minnesota House of Representatives majority leader, won the straw poll for preferred Republican Party governor candidate among Minnesota Republican State Central Committee delegates Saturday, Dec. 2. (Zach Kayser / Forum News Service)
Dean wins GOP straw poll for Minnesota governor
December 20, 2017 - 11:57am
December 16, 2017
Ditch 48 hearing planned for Jan. 22
December 16, 2017 - 11:20am
December 14, 2017
City budget, tax levy increase of 6.58 percent approved
December 14, 2017 - 8:51am
Flanked by her husband, Archie, left, and Gov. Mark Dayton, Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith says on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, that she will run for U.S. Senate after her nearly year-long appointment ends. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton picks Lt. Gov. Smith for U.S. Senate
December 14, 2017 - 8:10am
December 13, 2017
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith tells reporters on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, that she will run for U.S. Senate after her nearly year-long appointment ends next year. Don Davis / Forum News Service
'No one I trust more' than Lt. Gov. Smith in U.S.Senate, Dayton says
December 13, 2017 - 4:53pm
Taxes going down? Otter Tail County board likely to reduce 2018 tax levy
December 13, 2017 - 3:56pm
Perham takes step towards local option sales tax
December 13, 2017 - 2:08pm
December 7, 2017
Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Oct. 18, 2017. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) was the first in what would become a chorus of Democratic senators to call for their Franken following sexual misconduct allegations. Tom Brenner / copyright 2017 The New York Times
Franken denies some allegations, but plans resignation from U.S. Senate 'in a few weeks'
December 7, 2017 - 3:45pm
December 6, 2017
Sen. Al Franken is seen in this 2013 file photo at Moorhead High School in Moorhead, Minn. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
UPDATE: Friends call for Franken to step down, but he is not tipping his hat yet
December 6, 2017 - 5:39pm
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