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January 31, 2014
Fire at Kenny’s Candy damages product
January 31, 2014 - 1:07pm
Plenty of propane, just not in the Midwest
January 31, 2014 - 9:18am
January 29, 2014
The barn along Third Avenue S.E. in Perham got a makeover recently, with bright red steel siding and white trim. Its new owner, Lakes Area Cooperative, is currently using it as a storage area. 
Elizabeth Huwe/FOCUS
New look for old fair barn
January 29, 2014 - 4:11pm
Massive mounds of potatoes that had been stored in the R.D. Offutt Co. warehouse were reduced to ash by the fire, along with unspecified equipment and materials.
Elizabeth Huwe | FOCUS
Reduced to rubble
January 29, 2014 - 3:55pm
January 24, 2014
It may be spring before the electric parts of the new digital message boards are functional, since some wiring needs to be installed underground. 
Elizabeth Huwe/FOCUS
New school signs are up
January 24, 2014 - 11:31am
January 23, 2014
Sanford Health, Otter Tail County, Lake Region Health Care and Otter Tail Power Company (representatives pictured) were recognized by United Way for holding the most successful employee campaigns of 2013. Combined, they donated more than $100,000.
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Perham area well represented at United Way awards luncheon
January 23, 2014 - 3:48pm
January 22, 2014
Tyler VanOurkerk, who is a service technician with Esser Plumbing and Heating of Perham, said there’s been no shortage of work this winter, with subzero temperatures causing problems for people’s heating systems.
Marie Nitke/FOCUS
On the job, 24/7
January 22, 2014 - 2:08pm
January 17, 2014
William and Elizabeth Schwartz are this year’s East Otter Tail County representatives in the Red River Valley Emerging Leadership Program.
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Leadership program announces local reps
January 17, 2014 - 11:33am
January 15, 2014
Otter Tail County Commissioners held their first meeting of the new year on Jan. 7. Pictured, starting with the back row, from left, are new Vice-Chairman Roger Froemming and new County Board Chairman Wayne Johnson. Front row, from left, are Commissioners Doug Huebsch, Lee Rogness and John Lindquist.
Tom Hintgen/FOCUS
County board reorganizes for 2014
January 15, 2014 - 4:26pm
Some banks reissuing cards hit in Target heist, others in wait-and-see mode
January 15, 2014 - 9:38am
January 13, 2014
Target apologizes for data breach; retailers embrace security upgrade
January 13, 2014 - 12:01pm
January 10, 2014
Vendors: Sign up now for Home and Cabin Show
January 10, 2014 - 12:49pm
Wastewater rates go up, new industrial penalty structure set
January 10, 2014 - 11:48am
City to update comprehensive plan
January 10, 2014 - 11:46am
Target says data breach affected 70 million customers
January 10, 2014 - 10:22am