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January 16, 2019
Back Row left to right:  Molly Pearson, Haven Roth, Evan Kovash, Easton Stewart, Trisha Crews, Aspen Thiel, Ben Hoppe, Jackson Brown.
Front Row left to right:  Owen Nelson, Jaxon Bain, Alex Nash, Lavonne Lindberg, Jack Birkeland
Photo courtesy of Prairie Wind Middle School
Jaxon Bain wins the Prairie Wind Middle School National Geographic GeoBee
January 16, 2019 - 3:10pm
Sheriff news:Three thefts take place near Battle Lake, Mills, Perham
January 16, 2019 - 3:09pm
Jayme Closs. FBI photo
Do you want to send a card or gift to Jayme Closs? Here's how
January 16, 2019 - 12:51pm
Mother could face neglect charges after dashcam captures toddler falling out of moving car in southern Minnesota
January 16, 2019 - 9:15am
January 15, 2019
R.C. Drews | Daily journal Return to sender: Law enforcement evacuates the Federal Courthouse in Fergus Falls after a threatening letter arrived Dec. 27, 2018
Sender of threatening letter to Fergus Falls courthouse in custody
January 15, 2019 - 5:22pm
New Perham School Board members sworn in, graduation date pulled away from Memorial weekend
January 15, 2019 - 3:15pm
City Manager Jonathan Smith swears in Council Member Fred Lehmkuhl, Mayor  Timothy Meehl and Council Member Brad Schmidt during the council's monthly meeting on Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. (Carter Jones / FOCUS)
Perham Mayor, City Council members sworn in
January 15, 2019 - 3:14pm
Jason Miller is moving from his position of Publisher of the Perham Focus and Wadena Pioneer Journal to be Director of Integrated Media Operations for Forum Communications Co. (file photo)
Perham Focus publisher moves on with FCC position, former publisher back with expanded role
January 15, 2019 - 3:13pm
File photo from May 23, 2018 when demolition crews worked to take down the new administration building, which was added to the campus in the 1950's. (Special to Forum News Service)
Commission hears Kirkbride Heights plan
January 15, 2019 - 3:12pm
Gov. Tim Walz and other state officials on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, told reporters about the impact of the partial federal government shutdown on the state budget and discussed plans for mitigating its impact. DANA FERGUSON / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Minnesota feels pinch of government shutdown, enters 'uncharted territory'
January 15, 2019 - 2:44pm
Vehicle goes through the ice on Otter Tail Lake
January 15, 2019 - 9:47am
Blood moon
Total lunar eclipse will produce a rare Blood Moon on Sunday
January 15, 2019 - 9:20am
January 14, 2019
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Put the phone down: Minnesota lawmakers renew push for hands-free bill
January 14, 2019 - 6:21pm
Jeanne Nutter
'He killed my parents. I want to go home. Help me.': Officials release Jayme Closs 911 call
January 14, 2019 - 5:51pm
Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald holds a picture of Jake Thomas Patterson, the suspect in the kidnapping of Jayme Closs and the murder of her parents, during Friday's news conference. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Criminal complaint details how Jayme Closs was kept under twin bed with weighted totes sealing her in
January 14, 2019 - 3:10pm