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Sheriff candidates to speak at candidate forum June 19
3 hours 51 min ago
June 23, 2018
Otter Tail County Board adopt animal bite and dangerous dog ordinance
June 23, 2018 - 9:06am
June 21, 2018
Perham was recently featured in The Smithsonian magazine, a national publication, as one of the best small towns in the United States to visit in 2018. Brian Hansel/FOCUS
Perham chosen one of America's best small towns to visit
June 21, 2018 - 9:30am
June 16, 2018
County board discusses dock ordinance changes
June 16, 2018 - 9:57am
June 15, 2018
Perham Police Chief Jason Hoaby is running for the office of sheriff in Otter Tail County. Hoaby has been chief of the Perham Police Department since 2010. Before that time he worked in New York Mills and served as chief for two years. He has 15 years of experience in law eforcement. Brian Hansel/FOCUS
Hoaby will seek fairness, cooperation as OTC sheriff
June 15, 2018 - 11:35am
City council approves interim use permit for KLN temporary housing
June 15, 2018 - 9:06am
June 12, 2018
City council approves interim use permit for KLN temporary housing
June 12, 2018 - 11:07am
June 11, 2018
Repeal the Legacy Amendment and outlaw gay marriage? 5 official Republican platform positions that might surprise you.
June 11, 2018 - 4:01pm
June 5, 2018
Record number of women running for Minnesota House
June 5, 2018 - 9:26pm
Democracy shows through in crowded attorney general race
June 5, 2018 - 8:13pm
June 4, 2018
Attorney General Lori Swanson and U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan tell the media on Monday, June 4, 2018, they are running for Minnesota governor and lieutenant governor. Swanson dropped out of the Democratic endorsement race for her current job over the weekend and Nolan earlier announced he is retiring. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Busy Minnesota political day includes Swanson for governor announcement
June 4, 2018 - 6:56pm
June 3, 2018
Karen Branden filed for the Minnesota House of Representatives. Courtesy photo.
Branden files for Minnesota House of Representatives
June 3, 2018 - 12:45pm
June 1, 2018
President Kevin Paap of the Minnesota Farm Bureau speaks Monday, May 21,  in favor of bills the governor eventually vetoed.  Don Davis / Forum News Service
Greater Minnesota leaders do not celebrate legislative session
June 1, 2018 - 10:31am
May 31, 2018
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Michelle Fischbach and former Gov. Tim Pawlenty share a laugh Thursday, May 31, 2018, after Pawlenty introduced Fishbach as his running mate. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Fischbach wants to keep job, with Pawlenty as Minn. governor
May 31, 2018 - 1:47pm
Michelle Fischbach takes the oath as Minnesota lieutenant governor Friday, May 25, 2018, from Supreme Court Justice G. Barry Anderson. Her father, Tom St. Martin, holds a Bible as Fischbach's son and daughter, Bryce Fischbach and Brianna Eisenbacher, look on. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Sworn in as lieutenant governor, Fischbach's resignation leaves Minn. Senate tied
May 31, 2018 - 12:48pm