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October 19, 2018
Listen Now: Collin Peterson debates Dave Hughes
October 19, 2018 - 11:28am
October 11, 2018
State Senator Bill Ingebrigtsen cut a red ribbon during a ceremony Thursday morning at the Little McDonald-Krebs-Paul (LMKP) pumping station on East Little McDonald Drive. Joining him were, from left, LMKP Chairman Jim Nigg, Otter Tail County Commissioner Wayne Johnson, Department of Natural Resources Inspector Pat Lynch, Otter Tail County Commissioner Doug Huebsch, State Representative Larry "Bud" Nornes and Jeana Nelson, representing the Devils Lake group. Brian Hansel/FOCUS
Ribbon cutting ceremonies mark new era for lake property owners
October 11, 2018 - 4:54pm
October 9, 2018
Perham Area Community Center Board Member Rich McCrady gave the Perham City Council a look at tentative plans for renovating and upgrading the 29-year-old facility at their October meeting Monday evening. Brian Hansel/FOCUS
Perham council updated on construction proposals
October 9, 2018 - 3:31pm
Congressman Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) hosted a roundtable discussion Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, on the campus of Minnesota State University Moorhead to discuss voting rights in the state. Ross Torgerson / Forum News Service
Minn. Democratic attorney general candidate Keith Ellison hosts roundtable event in Moorhead on voting rights
October 9, 2018 - 12:04pm
October 8, 2018
Drug syringe and cooked heroin on a spoon. Image: ThinkStock Photos.
Klobuchar-pushed bill will address opioid crisis
October 8, 2018 - 6:29pm
Minnesota state auditor candidates call for education, accountability
October 8, 2018 - 10:28am
October 4, 2018
President Donald Trump makes his entrance at a Make America Great Again rally inside the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester, Minn., Oct. 4, 2018. Trump has a fundraiser and a campaign rally scheduled here as the Senate advances toward a vote on Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination. Tom Brenner / The New York Times / Copyright 2018
Trump gives public boost to Minnesota GOP hopefuls
October 4, 2018 - 11:20pm
October 3, 2018
The 'X' option for gender is available for those who don't identify as male or female. Department of Driver and Vehicle Services
LGBTQ Minnesotans respond to third gender option on licenses
October 3, 2018 - 6:00pm
National test of wireless emergency alert system scheduled for today
October 3, 2018 - 9:10am
October 1, 2018
9.94 percent increase proposed for 2019 city of Perham tax levy
October 1, 2018 - 11:43am
September 29, 2018
Visiting, honoring veterans: U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson visited with veterans at the Fergus Falls Veterans Home Wednesday afternoon. Peterson began working for veterans after being elected to the Minnesota Senate in 1977 and continues today at the federal level. Frances Stevenson/ Daily Journal.
U.S. Rep. Peterson speaks at vets home in Fergus Falls
September 29, 2018 - 11:24am
September 27, 2018
More Minnesotans are voting early
September 27, 2018 - 6:37pm
September 26, 2018
City of Perham discusses effects of county’s proposed T21 ordinance
September 26, 2018 - 10:52pm
Real IDs available in Minnesota Monday
September 26, 2018 - 8:37pm
September 25, 2018
MNLARS 'inaccuracies' found: Some overcharged, other undercharged for registrations, state says
September 25, 2018 - 9:10pm
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