Marie Johnson joined the Detroit Lakes Tribune in November 2017 after several years of writing and editing at the Perham Focus. She lives in rural Frazee with her husband, Dan, their young son and daughter, and their yellow Lab.
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Voter's Guide U.S. Rep. District 7 Collin Peterson , DFL, Incumbent I grew up on a farm in Baker, Minn., and attended Minnesota State University, Moorhead before becoming a small business owner and CPA in Detroit Lakes.
Voter's Guide State Rep. Dist. 8A Bud Nornes , GOP, Incumbent
Voter's Guide State Rep. Dist. 2B David Sobieski , DFL
Voter's Guide State Rep. Dist. 8B Mary Franson , GOP, Incumbent 1) Why did you decide to run for office?
Voter's Guide Secretary of State Steve Simon , DFL
Voter's Guide State Auditor Rebecca Otto , DFL, Incumbent
Voter's Guide Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson , DFL, Incumbent Lori Swanson has served as the Minnesota Attorney General since 2007. Before that, she was Minnesota’s Solicitor General, Deputy Attorney General and a private attorney.
Voter's Guide U.S. Senator The candidates are: Al Franken , DFL, incumbent Mike McFadden , GOP Steve Carlson , Ind. Heather Johnson , Libertarian Watch the Perham Focus home page for future stories on these candidates.
Voter's Guide Minnesota Governor The candidates are: Mark Dayton , DFL, incumbent Jeff Johnson , GOP Hannah Nicollet , Ind. Chris Holbrook , Libertarian Chris Wright , Grassroots – Legalize Cannabis Watch the Perham Focus home page for future stories on these candidates.
The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Department is seeking the public’s help in locating a white or silver Ford Focus that was involved in a single-vehicle unreported crash. According to a press release from the sheriff’s office, the vehicle was eastbound on 428th Street and was unable to make the curve at 275th Avenue, east of Lake Lida, which is just north of Maplewood State Park. The crash occurred sometime Monday night.