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Around the county: Cabin break-in suspect caught
Candidate forum to be held Aug. 20 at Thumper Pond
Western Minnesota county may be first to raise tobacco purchase age to 21
Governor's race: Trump endorses Johnson; Walz strong in Twin Cities, southern Minnesota
'I'm a better police chief because of this': Perham Police Chief Jason Hoaby takes elimination from sheriff's race in stride
Vikings bummed about not facing Jaguars star Jalen Ramsey this week
Bond unbreakable between Perham standout athlete and classmate with cerebral palsy
Training camp fight was a family affair for Vikings' Diggs, Rhodes
Dragon athletics excited to celebrate 50 seasons of volleyball and 100 seasons of football
Vikings QB Kirk Cousins being extra nice to his linemen. On Saturday, it's their turn.
Vernon "Buster" Fiedler
Vernon "Buster" Fielder
Jerrold Moen Sr.
Allison Bethany Smith
Joe & Karen Byer 50th Wedding Anniversary Open House
Mary Ann and Albert Jorgenson
Mary Ann and Albert Jorgenson
Addie Jo Baumgart
Big crowds turn out for 'Miracle Treat Day' in Perham
Popular farm insecticide faces ban
Minnesota surgery costs vary widely, report says: Identical procedures can cost one patient seven times more than others
Perham Dairy Queen celebrates Miracle Treat Day Aug. 10
Douglas, Kawlewski, Stoll join Coldwell Banker
Lakes Miss, Miss Teen Perham pageant held Aug. 18
Casting her ballot
Looking Back - Aug. 9 Edition
Seven earn star rating in Parent Aware program
Your letters: Perham Police Chief should be Otter Tail Sheriff
Your Letters: Looking Back section brings back memories
Ask A Trooper: Is it OK to park trailer in highway ditch?
Ask A Trooper: How do you address a police officer?
Your Letters: Can we trust our National intelligence services?
Photo Gallery: WE Fest 2018
WE Fest acts strike gold with pop, rap stars
Art of the Lakes Studio Tour will draw art lovers to west central Minnesota
Perham area calendar - July 12 Edition
Perham area calendar - July 5 Edition
The land of milk and money: Local dairy farmers cope with chronically low milk prices, uncertain futures
'It's just a feeling you can't explain'
Thankful for family
Community cooking: Making pizzas the old-fashioned way
'Last hope': After 16 years of serious health struggles, a new mix of antibiotics could be the answer for Lois Porath
June 30, 2018
Presidential visit price tag nearly $90,000: City, county bear financial costs for Trump’s recent trip to Duluth
DULUTH — President Donald Trump's recent visit to Duluth will cost the city and county around $90,000, including about $46,000 in overtime...
June 30, 2018 - 5:10pm
June 3, 2018
Johnson receives GOP endorsement for governor
DULUTH — After seven hours and three rounds of voting, the Minnesota Republican Party endorsed Jeff Johnson as its candidate for governor...
June 3, 2018 - 6:17pm
May 31, 2018
Fischbach wants to keep job, with Pawlenty as Minn. governor
ST. PAUL -- Former Gov. Tim Pawlenty will have an experienced lieutenant governor as his running mate in this year's governor election. He named...
May 31, 2018 - 1:47pm
Sworn in as lieutenant governor, Fischbach's resignation leaves Minn. Senate tied
ST. PAUL—Michelle Fischbach became the "full lieutenant governor," in her words, and resigned from the Minnesota Senate, leaving an equal...
May 31, 2018 - 12:48pm
May 12, 2018
Minn. Capitol rally highlights need for insulin
ST. PAUL — Nicole Smith-Holt teared up as she spoke about her son to a small crowd on the Capitol steps Saturday, May 12, in St. Paul....
May 12, 2018 - 7:47pm
April 15, 2018
A tax battle is brewing at the state Capitol
ST. PAUL — When the Minnesota Legislature returns from spring break, political mud season will begin with lawmakers having just six weeks to find agreement on how to rewrite the state's tax code. That would be tricky anytime, but it's even more complex this year with the entire...
April 15, 2018 - 12:48pm
March 28, 2018
VP Pence in Minn: 'We're just getting started'
MINNEAPOLIS -- Vice President Mike Pence rallied Minnesota Republicans gathered in Minneapolis on Wednesday by touting the recently passed tax...
March 28, 2018 - 9:46pm
December 20, 2017
Dean wins GOP straw poll for Minnesota governor
EAST GULL LAKE—Matt Dean won the Minnesota governor straw poll among a gathering of Republicans Saturday, Dec. 2. A "straw poll" in politics...
December 20, 2017 - 11:57am
February 25, 2013
Reducing gun violence common goal, Minnesota gun rights and gun control advocates say
ST. PAUL -- Something can be done about gun violence in Minnesota. Gun rights and gun control advocates generally agree on that point, but they don't necessarily agree on what comes next. "To do nothing ...
February 25, 2013 - 10:27am
February 21, 2013
Otter Tail County GOP selects new leadership at convention
The Otter Tail County GOP convened at Thumper Pond in Ottertail on Saturday to select new leaders for the party's executive committee. More than 120 delegates, alternates, and guests attended. Will Blasczyk of Dunn Township was elected to be presiding chair of the convention. Reports...
February 21, 2013 - 6:01pm
Kline pessimistic about avoiding massive federal budget cuts
Minnesota's senior congressional Republican shows little optimism that massive automatic federal spending cuts can be avoided. "My expectation is that we will see the cuts take effect," U.S. Rep. John Kline told reporters Monday after meeting with legislators in the Minnesota Capitol. Kline...
February 21, 2013 - 3:54pm
Coalition seeks $9.50 state minimum wage
A coalition of children's groups, religious organizations and unions say Minnesota's poor would benefit from a higher minimum wage, more state child care support and a tax credit for parents. Key in a proposal released last Wednesday is raising the state's minimum wage to $9.50 per...
February 21, 2013 - 3:25pm
February 20, 2013
Minnesota expands health care for poor
ST. PAUL -- Another 35,000 poor Minnesotans will get health care under a bill Gov. Mark Dayton signed Tuesday. The bill expands Medical Assistance, the state's Medicaid program. The federally funded expansion would save $129 million in the next two-year budget, supporters say. Opponents...
February 20, 2013 - 11:46am
Early childhood education featured in Minnesota budget plan
ST. PAUL -- Adding money to early childhood education and all-day kindergarten programs, as Gov. Mark Dayton suggests, is important to Minnesota's future, the state House education finance leader says. "Those two programs really pay dividends into the future," Rep. Paul Marquart,...
February 20, 2013 - 11:27am
February 14, 2013
Dayton promotes his tax plan, gay marriage in State of the State address
Minnesota is doing better than most neighboring states, Gov. Mark Dayton told legislators and Minnesotans last Wednesday night in his third State of the State address. And it is doing better than two years ago, he added. "Minnesota's job growth in 2012 was the 12th best among all...
February 14, 2013 - 1:33pm