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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
9 hours 9 min ago
Taxes going down? Otter Tail County board likely to reduce 2018 tax levy
10 hours 5 min ago
Perham takes step towards local option sales tax
11 hours 54 min ago
The Giving Tree has been helping Perham families for 23 years. If you would like to donate a gift, go to the ITOW Museum at 805 W Main St. to select a card from the tree. Wrapped gifts need to be returned by December 18th. (Kim Brasel /FOCUS).
Perham's Giving Tree gifts due back by Dec. 18
17 hours 4 min ago
December 11, 2017
The Giving Tree is located at the ITOW Museum. Cards can still be picked up, but need to be returned by December 18th. (Kim Brasel /FOCUS).
Perham’s Giving Tree gifts due back by Dec. 18
December 11, 2017 - 3:28pm
December 9, 2017
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Why North Dakota farmers are raising more sheep
December 9, 2017 - 8:30am
December 8, 2017
Sisters Grain Bin in Ottertail opened at their new location, 235 Main St. West on November 11. (Kim Brasel /FOCUS)
'This all started in my she-shed': Sisters Grain Bin in Ottertail grows into new location
December 8, 2017 - 1:05pm
December 7, 2017
A Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension vehicle was parked at a Fergus Falls home Thursday morning, Dec. 7. Special to Forum News Serviceplay button
BCA says prosecutor, lawyer wife die in apparent murder-suicide in Fergus Falls
December 7, 2017 - 6:56pm
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
Erv Post served as Commander of the Perham VFW. (submitted photo).
'I just decided when I went, I went': Perham's Erv Post lived unique life, died with a smile
December 7, 2017 - 11:38am
December 6, 2017
Keith Carlson, right, of the Minnesota Inter-County Association, spoke to members of the county board during a noon luncheon on Nov. 28. At left is Otter Tail County Engineer Rick West. Tom Hintgen/Otter Tail County Correspondent.
State could pass along funding responsibilities to counties
December 6, 2017 - 8:17pm
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
Otter Tail County is among 11 counties that are served by the West Central Regional Juvenile Center in north Moorhead. Tom Hintgen/Otter Tail County Correspondent.
County board will soon decide on lease with juvenile center
December 6, 2017 - 1:22pm
Fireworks lit up the night at Otterdazzle Dec. 2, sponsored by the Ottertail Lions Club. (Kim Brasel/FOCUS).
Otterdazzle lights up the night with fireworks
December 6, 2017 - 1:20pm
December 5, 2017
Minn. researchers say student athletes need better education on energy drinks
December 5, 2017 - 8:37pm