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County board reviews ice damage policy
11 hours 38 min ago
March 17, 2018
County, state work together on fraud prevention, collections
March 17, 2018 - 12:48pm
March 14, 2018
Landmark Liquors will have a new and improved sign installed in the coming months. The municipally owned business had a sign that blew over last fall.
Michael Johnson/Focus
Perham City Council: Council approves $71K liquor store sign
March 14, 2018 - 11:54am
March 10, 2018
County board awards bonds for Perham refuse project
March 10, 2018 - 8:05am
March 8, 2018
County board, state officials discuss use of CARE facility
March 8, 2018 - 8:03am
March 6, 2018
Federal tax bill helps push Minnesota budget into surplus
March 6, 2018 - 4:16pm
March 4, 2018
Final payment made for new holding cells
March 4, 2018 - 9:57am
March 1, 2018
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton announces on Thursday, March 1, 2018, that he has brought back his proposal to offer MinnesotaCare to people in the state seeking more affordable health insurance. With him is Garry Weretish, president of Minnesota Farmers Union. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton resumes push to open up MinnesotaCare coverage
March 1, 2018 - 12:42pm
February 28, 2018
The dome of the Minnesota state capitol building in St. Paul. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Federal tax bill helps push Minnesota budget into surplus
February 28, 2018 - 5:21pm
Bill that expands definition of assault weapon introduced in Minn.
February 28, 2018 - 9:03am
February 24, 2018
Fruits such as cantaloupe and bananas can be purchased by qualifying SNAP participants to help their families in Otter Tail County stretch their household food budgets. Tom Hintgen/Otter Tail County Correspondent.
SNAP working well in Otter Tail County
February 24, 2018 - 9:06am
February 20, 2018
Demonstrators with the gun control advocacy group Mom's Demand Action rally in the Rotunda on the opening day of the 2018 Minnesota Legislature at the Minnesota State Capitol Building on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. John Autey / Pioneer Press
Gun control rally at Minn. Capitol draws unexpected crowd
February 20, 2018 - 7:46pm
February 19, 2018
Senate Minority Leader Tom Bakk of Cook is center of attention as he answers a reporter's question during a Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, Forum News Service-sponsored pre-session briefing. From left are Bakk, Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka, Gov. Mark Dayton, House Speaker Kurt Daudt and House Minority Leader Melissa Hortman. David Oakes / Minnesota Senate photographer
Gun debate begins as Legislature begins 2018 work
February 19, 2018 - 3:03pm
February 18, 2018
Otter Tail County and four neighboring counties own the refuse burner in Perham. Tom Hintgen/Otter tail County Correspondent.
County board approves bonds for Perham refuse project
February 18, 2018 - 12:35pm
February 15, 2018
The ‘Live Wide Open’ initiative is a program for economic development. Courtesy photo.
'Live Wide Open' campaign promotes development in Otter Tail
February 15, 2018 - 1:08pm