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July 12, 2018
VanBeek's wife Kay confirmed that there was an encounter with a bear, but preferred at this time not to give many more details, saying that the county was releasing information on the incident. In mourning the loss of her husband, she did not want to expand much except to say there were no cubs and he was not mauled. Photo Illustration
Mysterious death follows bear encounter in central Minnesota
July 12, 2018 - 1:56pm
June 30, 2018
Members of the Lady Slipper Garden Club have erected signs in the Perham area to protect the state flower of Minnesota from mowing and spraying. Submitted photo
Signs up to protect Minnesota's state flower
June 30, 2018 - 8:20am
June 24, 2018
Riverview drier Mike Wartner, left, washes his truck while he and Eric Joos talk in the unloading bay at Bongards Creamery in Perham. Rae Yost/Stevens County Times
Milking it for all its worth: Getting milk to Bongard’s in Perham is precise, multi-step process
June 24, 2018 - 9:06am
June 22, 2018
A road on the west side of Spitzer Lake, southeast of Battle Lake and west of Parkers Prairie, is in danger of being flooded. Tom Hintgen/Otter Tail County Correspondent.
Efforts made to stop rising water at Spitzer Lake
June 22, 2018 - 9:57am
June 17, 2018
Statement from the Minnesota departments of Human Services, Health and Agriculture on availability of mental health crisis line services
June 17, 2018 - 9:06am
June 15, 2018
Crawling with ticks: Rising numbers of people and pets are contracting tick-related illnesses
June 15, 2018 - 9:30am
June 14, 2018
Jerry Horgan, left, COLA member and president of the West Battle Lake Association, reviewed aquatic invasive species research with Pelican River Watershed District President Dennis Kral during the AIS forum held Friday, June 8, at the M State campus in Detroit Lakes. Tom Hintgen.
Area residents hear U of M approach in fight against AIS
June 14, 2018 - 8:14am
June 13, 2018
Minnesota launches new online tool to compare state parks and trails
June 13, 2018 - 10:23pm
June 1, 2018
Salmonella infections linked to chicken distributed at Ruby’s Pantry pop-up locations: Four people in two states have become ill
June 1, 2018 - 1:53pm
May 15, 2018
Red flag warning issued for northern half of Minnesota
May 15, 2018 - 2:34pm
April 28, 2018
Dave Eisenmann, who has been the director of instructional technology and media services for Minnetonka Public Schools since 2003, spoke with middle school students and parents Wednesday in Perham on keeping kids safe online. (Michael Johnson / FOCUS)
Do your online interactions pass the Grandma test?
April 28, 2018 - 8:20am
April 27, 2018
t4.10.18 Bob King -- 041818.N.DNT.JUULc3 -- A display of Juul e-cigarettes has a prominent spot in the Smoke Shop and Ecigs store in Duluth. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
Are Juuls in your school? Popular e-cigarettes alarming health officials
April 27, 2018 - 1:41pm
April 26, 2018
The Otter Tail River, flowing into Rush Lake is opening up the lake as temperatures climbed into the 60s this week, not seen since November.
Michael Johnson/Focus
Lake ice out expected to break records
April 26, 2018 - 10:27am
April 16, 2018
Randy Coffield's cow licks her calf March 14, 2018, at the rancher's home near Lake Bronson, Minn. The Kittson County Sheriff's Office confirmed 21 cattle deaths by wolves last year. April Baumgarten / Forum News Service
Wolf-related cattle losses a major concern for northwest Minnesota ranchers
April 16, 2018 - 7:55am
February 5, 2018
The City of Fargo keeps its salt in this dome seen Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, near the Central Garage to keep rain from washing it away.  Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
'Permanent pollutant': Salt to melt ice on streets posing growing risk to Minnesota's lakes
February 5, 2018 - 8:27am
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