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September 25, 2018
MNLARS 'inaccuracies' found: Some overcharged, other undercharged for registrations, state says
September 25, 2018 - 9:10pm
July 24, 2018
The casino project proposed by the White Earth Chippewa Band would place a 270-acre complex on the shores of Star Lake in Otter Tail County. Opposition to the proposal from area residents has been intense since the idea was first floated in 2015. Brian Hansel / Forum News Service
Star Lake Casino on hold as White Earth Nation reviews finances
July 24, 2018 - 3:00pm
May 31, 2018
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Michelle Fischbach and former Gov. Tim Pawlenty share a laugh Thursday, May 31, 2018, after Pawlenty introduced Fishbach as his running mate. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Fischbach wants to keep job, with Pawlenty as Minn. governor
May 31, 2018 - 1:47pm
Michelle Fischbach takes the oath as Minnesota lieutenant governor Friday, May 25, 2018, from Supreme Court Justice G. Barry Anderson. Her father, Tom St. Martin, holds a Bible as Fischbach's son and daughter, Bryce Fischbach and Brianna Eisenbacher, look on. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Sworn in as lieutenant governor, Fischbach's resignation leaves Minn. Senate tied
May 31, 2018 - 12:48pm
May 21, 2018
Minnesota gubernatorial candidate Rebecca Otto, left, named Zarina Baber as her running mate. Handout
Minn. gubernatorial candidate Otto chooses running mate
May 21, 2018 - 2:12pm
February 9, 2018
Minnesota's political leaders do not always agree when they sit at the same table answering reporters' questions. Here, in a 2016 pre-session briefing, Gov. Mark Dayton, left, and House Speaker Kurt Daudt discuss a difference. They will be at the same table on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, previewing this year's legislative session. Zach Kayser / Forum News Service
Gov. Dayton, legislative leaders to answer questions together
February 9, 2018 - 11:50am
February 2, 2018
With school officials and state legislators watching, high school junior Jessica Melnik talks about efforts to prevent girls from being used in sex trafficking. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: High school student fights sex trafficking
February 2, 2018 - 12:11pm
January 4, 2018
Lt. Gov. Tina Smith, with husband Archie with her, accepts the appointment to the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota's new U.S. senator emphasizes travel around Minnesota
January 4, 2018 - 8:09am
January 2, 2018
Smith set to be senator as Bachmann considers running
January 2, 2018 - 3:37pm
December 20, 2017
Matt Dean, a former Minnesota House of Representatives majority leader, won the straw poll for preferred Republican Party governor candidate among Minnesota Republican State Central Committee delegates Saturday, Dec. 2. (Zach Kayser / Forum News Service)
Dean wins GOP straw poll for Minnesota governor
December 20, 2017 - 11:57am
December 14, 2017
Flanked by her husband, Archie, left, and Gov. Mark Dayton, Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith says on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, that she will run for U.S. Senate after her nearly year-long appointment ends. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton picks Lt. Gov. Smith for U.S. Senate
December 14, 2017 - 8:10am
November 23, 2017
Otter Tail County Board Briefs
November 23, 2017 - 3:32pm
November 22, 2017
City Council looks to get funding for improvements on truck loop, decrease downtown commercial traffic
November 22, 2017 - 3:32pm
November 13, 2017
New equipment will be installed at the refuse burner in Perham, owned and operated by Otter Tail County and adjoining counties. Tom Hintgen/Otter Tail County Correspondent.
County approves $1 million superheater replacement in Perham
November 13, 2017 - 3:32pm
November 12, 2017
Members of Minnesota's propane industry gather with Gov. Mark Dayton on Jan. 28, 2014, to discuss the situtation of high prices and short availability of the fuel. State leaders say such action is not needed in 2017. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton acts to end propane delivery issues
November 12, 2017 - 10:18am