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December 9, 2018
Brainerd school posts anti-Trump meme to Facebook: Origin unknown, investigation underway
16 hours 53 min ago
December 5, 2018
Both candidates and their representatives were in attendance as 24 election officials counted ballots during the recount in Fergus Falls on Monday. (Submitted photo)
Recount confirms it: Fitzgibbons wins Otter Tail County Sheriff’s race
December 5, 2018 - 10:38am
November 26, 2018
(Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities again looks to boost LGA
November 26, 2018 - 6:39pm
Mary Franson
Minnesota lawmaker plans another crackdown on female genital mutilation
November 26, 2018 - 6:38pm
With Maine opting for ranked-choice voting, are Minnesota and others to follow?
November 26, 2018 - 7:20am
November 25, 2018
Minnesota Governor-Elect Tim Walz holds a press conference in his transitional office space at the State Capitol in St. Paul, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018. Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Legalize pot? Gov.-elect Tim Walz says Minnesota should
November 25, 2018 - 8:01am
November 14, 2018
State Rep.-elect Hunter Cantrell, D-Savage
Only openly gay Minnesota House member proposes ban on conversion therapy
November 14, 2018 - 6:01pm
November 13, 2018
Otter Tail County first in state to raise tobacco purchasing age
November 13, 2018 - 2:59pm
Representatives from United Community Bank (UCB), the In Their Own Words Veterans Museum (ITOW), and Honor Flight of North Dakota and Minnesota were on hand for the transfer of a $5,500 donation check from UCB to the Honor Flight program during a Veterans Day celebration at ITOW on Monday. The money was raised through a recent bake sale and "Joes for GIs" fundraiser at the bank. (Marie Johnson / Perham Focus)
Honor Flight rep speaks at ITOW Veterans Day program
November 13, 2018 - 10:53am
November 12, 2018
Veterans with the local VFW Post 4020 salute as the Perham High School Choir performs the Star Spangled Banner during a Veterans Day program at the school on Monday. (Marie Johnson / Perham Focus)
Service, valor, honor: PHS Veterans Day program a patriotic tribute
November 12, 2018 - 4:47pm
November 7, 2018
Democratic Rep. Collin Peterson of Minnesota's 7th Congressional District. Forum News Service file photo
Collin Peterson wins 15th term in Minnesota's 7th Congressional District
November 7, 2018 - 10:25am
Julie Blaha
Blaha holds late lead in Minnesota auditor race
November 7, 2018 - 1:50am
In the only contested race in this year’s Minnesota Supreme Court race, incumbent Justice Margaret Chutich, left, squared off against Michelle MacDonald., right. Forum News Service file
Voters favor Chutich in only contested race for Minnesota Supreme Court
November 7, 2018 - 1:49am
Vying for seat 2 in the Minnesota appellate court is incumbent Justice Lucinda Jesson, left, who has served on the appellate court since 2015, and challenger Anthony Brown, right. Forum News Service
Jesson favored in only contested race for Minnesota appellate court
November 7, 2018 - 1:49am
Democratic Rep. Collin Peterson of Minnesota's 7th Congressional District. Forum News Service file photo
Peterson poised for 15th term in Minn. 7th
November 7, 2018 - 1:21am
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