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Overall, EOTC fair deemed a success
VIDEO: Scenes from the East Otter Tail County Fair
DNR to stock muskellunge in Gull and Fairmont chains of lakes
AgweekTV: Growers say wheat will help meet rising world food demand
West Fargo woman injured in Otter Tail County crash
Late rally lifts Snurdbirds over Pirates in Region 14C playoffs.
Millers top Shockers in Region 14C playoffs
Pirates jump on Esox for opening round win
Zebra mussels confirmed in East Spirit Lake in Otter Tail County; Lake Osakis in Todd and Douglas counties
Region 14C Tournament kicks off on Friday
William "Cookie" Helmbrecht
Bella Bonita Bloom
Norah Danielle Erickson
Hank Lee Engle
Ezekiel Jesse Sipe
Adaline Elise Hagen
Two OTC dairy farms honored for superior cow care
Whisk from Scratch officially opens
New retail store opens in Ottertail
New radio station offers Christian Catholic viewpoint
Helmer Companies selling publications to Forum Communications
LTE: Foster Grandparent program designed for older volunteers
Debbie's Digest: Bucket list pared down by one now
LTE:50 percent of Minnesotans protected from e-cigarette aerosols
Relay more than just a fundraiser
Debbie's Digest: Precision required
Richville plans summer fun events
Author to sign copies of latest historical book in Perham
Minnesota comedian Mitzie Calgaro still learning the ropes of her craft
Nyberg sculpture on the road to Byron from Vining
Dent Daze goes super hero style
March 10, 2015
Minnesota legislation designed to give students school options
ST. PAUL -- Legislation would provide options for some Minnesota students to get private school education. One bill is written to...
March 10, 2015 - 10:29am
March 6, 2015
Senator’s staff, healthcare leaders hold discussion in Perham
Minnesota’s Senator Al Franken has been hosting a series of 20 roundtable discussions across the state in an effort to learn more about the status of rural healthcare, its challenges and successes. Franken serves as co-chair of the Senate Rural Health Caucus, a bipartisan group...
March 6, 2015 - 1:18pm
March 3, 2015
Klobuchar, Franken fight invasive species
WASHINGTON - U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, both Minnesota Democrats, are co-sponsors of legislation to help stop the spread of invasive carp and other species. The bill would give federal agencies authority to take more actions than they now can. "We...
March 3, 2015 - 10:45am
February 23, 2015
Minnesota lawmakers want final say on water quality rules
Environmental groups are alarmed about an effort at the Minnesota Legislature to put the brakes on new rules designed to keep the state’s lakes and rivers clean. Unlike past attempts to give the Legislature more power over water protection, the latest effort involves...
February 23, 2015 - 10:42am
February 19, 2015
$58.3 million referendum looks likely: Funds would pay for new high school, other long-term projects
Perham-Dent School Board members are reaching important decisions about how and when to ask taxpayers to fund some major construction projects. During a special work session last Tuesday, the board made a preliminary agreement to bring a $58.3 million referendum to a vote on May...
February 19, 2015 - 4:38pm
State Patrol report: City Council member’s death a suicide
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. -- A Minnesota State Patrol investigation has ruled suicide as the cause of death in the fatal Dec. 22 chase that ended with a Fergus Falls City Council member being killed in a head-on collision with a parked squad car. Councilor Timothy Rundquist...
February 19, 2015 - 10:58am
February 18, 2015
Change may come to invasive species decal law
ST. PAUL -- Many resort owners and boaters strongly object to a new law written to stop invasive species from spreading through Minnesota...
February 18, 2015 - 11:48am
January 27, 2015
2 New Hope police officers shot at City Hall; gunman killed
NEW HOPE, Minn. - Two police officers were injured by a gunman outside a New Hope City Council meeting on Monday night. The gunman was fatally shot by police, authorities said. The incident happened outside the council chambers after two new officers were sworn...
January 27, 2015 - 10:16am
January 23, 2015
Fight over Sunday liquor sales continues
ST. PAUL -- Claiming new momentum for a cause that’s been a perennial loser at the Capitol, opponents of Minnesota’s law banning Sunday liquor-store sales said Thursday that they’ll push for a repeal this session. “Coming off an election cycle where this was...
January 23, 2015 - 11:54am
January 21, 2015
State income tax filing season begins in Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- Tax season is underway in Minnesota, as residents have been able to file state income tax forms as of Tuesday. The Minnesota Department of Revenue said its online filing system will be available until the file date of April 15. The department’s website also has resources...
January 21, 2015 - 11:05am
December 29, 2014
Levy to jump 32 percent: Amount still below state average
The Perham-Dent School Board approved a 32.23 percent increase on the school’s portion of property taxes for 2015. A balanced budget for the 2015-2016 school year is expected as a result of the increase. The levy was approved as part of the board’s regular meeting on Dec....
December 29, 2014 - 2:31pm
December 26, 2014
Higher Minnesota taxes? State legislators undecided
ST. PAUL – Let’s face it: What most Minnesotans want to know about the upcoming legislative session is whether lawmakers will raise their taxes. The answer is a resounding maybe. In most years, Republicans could be expected to reject any tax increase proposal....
December 26, 2014 - 11:49am
December 16, 2014
MNsure extends enrollment deadline to Saturday
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans will have an extra five days to shop for coverage effective Jan. 1 on the state’s health insurance exchange. MNsure announced Monday it has extended its enrollment deadline to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday as a response to market timing changes. Monday...
December 16, 2014 - 10:29am
December 11, 2014
Perham sets final tax levy
Perham City Councilors have approved a final property tax levy increase of 2 percent. The final levy amount, payable in 2015, is unchanged from the preliminary levy approved in September. The increase will mean the city will collect about $23,000 more in taxes next year than...
December 11, 2014 - 3:49pm
December 4, 2014
$1 billion Minnesota state budget surplus predicted
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota legislators and governor will have a bit more to spend in the next two years. State officials announced this morning that better-than-expected revenues are expected to give the state budget $1 billion more than previous predictions. Revenues are expected...
December 4, 2014 - 11:23am