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Perham’s Giving Tree gifts due back by Dec. 18
Why North Dakota farmers are raising more sheep
'This all started in my she-shed': Sisters Grain Bin in Ottertail grows into new location
BCA says prosecutor, lawyer wife die in apparent murder-suicide in Fergus Falls
Franken denies some allegations, but plans resignation from U.S. Senate 'in a few weeks'
Yellowjackets get key road win over Breckenridge
Melgard's overtime winner gives DL conference victory
Perham cruises to a pair of wins in Bemidji
Perham hits from deep in home win
HOCKEY: Laker boys pick up first win on the road
Sarah Ruth (Benson) Cheshire
Carol I. Bade
Jerryann "Jerry" Miller
Gretta Jean Wegscheid
Sophia Marie Sipe
Area students receive degrees from NDSU
Waldon makes Chancellor's List at Montana Tech
Winnie Margaret Walter
Arvig Promotes Ben Wiechman to Director of IP Engineering and Strategy
Perham Health promotes Anderson to VP of Finance
Perham TOPS hits 40th Anniversary
Gedde joins Elders Home and Heritage Manor as administrator
Mader joins Perham Health as certified diabetes educator
Angel of Hope Memorial Park Annual Vigil December 6
In the holiday swing of things
Otterdazzle to dazzle with fireworks, lights parade, crafts and more
A whole ‘slew’ of fun: Slew Foot Family Christmas Concert to hit Perham
17th Annual Holiday Parade of Lights tonight
To sexual harassers: We bet you're sweating now, huh?
Your letters - Nov. 30 edition
Reading 'Martin Luther' eye-opening experience
Can a person drive with a neck brace?
Minnesotans deserve cheaper, better healthcare
Perham area calendar
A whole 'slew' of fun: Slew Foot Family Christmas Concert to hit Perham
Free Matinees in Perham are a tradition that goes back decades
Christmas bake sale and concert to be held in Vergas Dec. 3
17th Annual Holiday Parade of Lights set for Nov. 24
'It's just a feeling you can't explain'
Thankful for family
'One in a million’: Highly regarded female snocross mechanic is a pioneer in the sport
A leader on and off the field
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
January 10, 2013
2013 Legislative session opens
Sunlight turned decorations atop the Minnesota Capitol dome a brilliant gold as state legislators prepared to begin their 2013 session at noon Tuesday. But in the background, clouds were approaching and fog surrounded downtown St. Paul. It was like what was going on under the dome....
January 10, 2013 - 12:01pm
January 3, 2013
Paychecks shrink as fiscal rhetoric expands
Americans will pay Washington more, despite rhetoric from politicians saying they shot down most tax increases on New Year's Day, and in the aftermath of what widely was described as a flawed federal budget bill the public should expect more federal fiscal drama in coming months. "We...
January 3, 2013 - 10:24am
Peterson lashes out against budget legislation deal
ST. PAUL - Rep. Collin Peterson, an accountant before turning politician, could not support budget legislation passed Tuesday because it will...
January 3, 2013 - 9:01am
December 27, 2012
Minnesota politics: Democrats' task is to act, not overreach
ST. PAUL - Democrats in control of Minnesota government's legislative and executive branches must walk a tightrope when they return Jan. 8 to...
December 27, 2012 - 9:26am
December 11, 2012
DFL vows to attack deficit first in Legislature
ST. PAUL - Democrats will regain the majority in the Minnesota House and Senate and retain the governor's office in the 2013 legislative session,...
December 11, 2012 - 9:40am
November 30, 2012
With recount complete, Franson has 12-vote lead
A two-day recount put Minnesota State Representative Mary Franson 12 votes ahead of Bob Cunniff, apparently sending her to a second term in the House. The State Canvassing Board is to certify the vote Tuesday. Franson, R-Alexandria, picked up one vote Thursday during the Otter Tail...
November 30, 2012 - 12:12pm
Cunniff concedes race for District 8B
Democratic candidate Bob Cunniff conceded the race for Minnesota's District 8B House seat last night, stating that he will not pursue legal arguments after the automatic recount is completed. Cunniff was in a razor-thin race with incumbent candidate, Republican Mary Franson. DFL...
November 30, 2012 - 10:30am
November 28, 2012
Judge sides with Franson, orders removal of 35 ballots
State House District 8B candidate Mary Franson won a legal decision involving her one-vote victory over Bob Cunniff. Last Tuesday, Judge David Battey granted Franson's request to declare that "obvious errors" had occurred in the election, which will trigger a process Franson favored:...
November 28, 2012 - 3:34pm
Minnesota House 8B recount begins this week
ST. PAUL -- A hand recount of 21,288 votes in a state House race begins Wednesday. Douglas County officials begin the work at 8:30 a.m. in the courthouse in Alexandria. In Otter Tail County, the recount begins at 9 a.m. Thursday in Fergus Falls. The State Canvassing Board on Tuesday...
November 28, 2012 - 3:20pm
November 26, 2012
Environment issues to get closer look in Minnesota
Minnesota is taking a closer look at its environmental problems, issues and laws in coming weeks under an order from Gov. Mark Dayton. While...
November 26, 2012 - 11:26am
November 18, 2012
Farm bill could be part of solution
ST. PAUL -- A farm bill awaiting congressional action is being viewed more and more as a partial solution to the federal government's debt and budget crisis. The farm bill and impending "fiscal cliff" are being linked because new federal farm policy could produce billions of dollars...
November 18, 2012 - 5:54pm
November 7, 2012
Happy days for Minnesota Democrats
ST. PAUL -- Forgive Minnesota Democrats if they wear broad smiles today. Democratic-Farmer-Laborites won all the big prizes in Tuesday's election. Witness: -- Both houses of the Legislature will be in DFL control for the first time in two-and-a-half decades. -- Democratic President...
November 7, 2012 - 12:03pm
November 6, 2012
For couples, siblings with opposing political views, maintaining a happy relationship is possible
When it comes to politics, Kirsten Donohue and her husband, Kevin, disagree about "pretty much everything," she said. She leans left, he to the...
November 6, 2012 - 9:23am
3 million head to Minnesota polls
Three million Minnesotans will exercise their democratic right to vote today as polls show some contests getting tighter. Thousands of volunteers for the two major parties, candidates and two proposed constitutional amendments today continue the frenzied work they have conducted...
November 6, 2012 - 9:06am
November 1, 2012
Minnesota's polling places are accessible
Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie reminds voters that Minnesota polling places are fully accessible to elderly individuals and individuals with disabilities. "Polling locations must be fully accessible and provide at least one parking space for persons with disabilities near...
November 1, 2012 - 10:15am