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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
November 23, 2017
Otter Tail County Board Briefs
November 23, 2017 - 3:32pm
November 22, 2017
City Council looks to get funding for improvements on truck loop, decrease downtown commercial traffic
November 22, 2017 - 3:32pm
November 13, 2017
New equipment will be installed at the refuse burner in Perham, owned and operated by Otter Tail County and adjoining counties. Tom Hintgen/Otter Tail County Correspondent.
County approves $1 million superheater replacement in Perham
November 13, 2017 - 3:32pm
November 12, 2017
Members of Minnesota's propane industry gather with Gov. Mark Dayton on Jan. 28, 2014, to discuss the situtation of high prices and short availability of the fuel. State leaders say such action is not needed in 2017. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton acts to end propane delivery issues
November 12, 2017 - 10:18am
November 11, 2017
Important property tax homestead notice
November 11, 2017 - 1:30pm
November 10, 2017
State Representative Matt Dean, from left, one of 11 Republican gubernatorial candidates for the state of Minnesota, and Noah and Nate Hultgren, managers of Hultgren Farms, test out a corn combine at Hultgren Farms in Raymond Nov. 7th. Erica Dischino / Forum News Service
Farmers hope tours will 'open eyes' to Minn. governor candidates
November 10, 2017 - 8:25am
November 7, 2017
Minnesota Rep. Duane Quam of Byron talks on Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017, about a bill he sponsors designed to help identify theft victims. He would issue an "identify theft passport" to allow victims to let people they encounter to know they are victims, not criminals. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Lawmakers propose 'I'm victim, not thief' cards for ID theft
November 7, 2017 - 5:47pm
November 4, 2017
Doug Huebsch. Courtesy photo.
Otter Tail County sets legislative recommendations
November 4, 2017 - 10:18am