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July 2, 2018
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson announces Monday, July 2, 2018, that she is sueing the maker of OxyCotin pain killer over claims the company made, including that it was safer than it is. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota sues over opioid crisis
July 2, 2018 - 3:12pm
June 30, 2018
The Duluth Police Department maintained a large security detail at the DECC during President Trump's visit on June 20. Bob King / Forum News Service
Presidential visit price tag nearly $90,000: City, county bear financial costs for Trump’s recent trip to Duluth
June 30, 2018 - 5:10pm
State and local officials visit future site of Bemidji veterans home
June 30, 2018 - 3:12pm
County sheriff candidates, from left, are Perham Police Chief Jason Hoaby, County Sheriff Chief Deputy Barry Fitzgibbons and Fergus Falls Police Chief Kile Bergren. Tom Hintgen/Otter Tail County Correspondent.
Sheriff candidates weigh in on future challenges
June 30, 2018 - 12:58pm
June 29, 2018
Moriya Rufer, environmental services director for RMB Labs, Detroit Lakes, spoke on June 21 to members of the Otter Tail County Coalition of Lake Associations (COLA) in the community of Ottertail. Tom Hintgen/Otter Tail County Correspondent.
Lake volunteers provide much needed data to state agencies
June 29, 2018 - 9:06am
At this point the Perham High School stands empty as plans for its future as a Hub for activities are decided. The state of Minnesota's Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) will be executing all grants connected with the $6 million appropriation which Perham received through the 2018 bonding bill. Brian Hansel/FOCUS
Smith: DEED to execute all grants connected with Hub project
June 29, 2018 - 8:10am
June 28, 2018
County board discusses ditch southeast of Vergas
June 28, 2018 - 9:06am
June 24, 2018
Sheriff candidates to speak at candidate forum June 19
June 24, 2018 - 9:57am
June 23, 2018
Otter Tail County Board adopt animal bite and dangerous dog ordinance
June 23, 2018 - 9:06am
June 21, 2018
Perham was recently featured in The Smithsonian magazine, a national publication, as one of the best small towns in the United States to visit in 2018. Brian Hansel/FOCUS
Perham chosen one of America's best small towns to visit
June 21, 2018 - 9:30am
June 16, 2018
County board discusses dock ordinance changes
June 16, 2018 - 9:57am
June 15, 2018
Perham Police Chief Jason Hoaby is running for the office of sheriff in Otter Tail County. Hoaby has been chief of the Perham Police Department since 2010. Before that time he worked in New York Mills and served as chief for two years. He has 15 years of experience in law eforcement. Brian Hansel/FOCUS
Hoaby will seek fairness, cooperation as OTC sheriff
June 15, 2018 - 11:35am
City council approves interim use permit for KLN temporary housing
June 15, 2018 - 9:06am
June 12, 2018
City council approves interim use permit for KLN temporary housing
June 12, 2018 - 11:07am
June 11, 2018
Repeal the Legacy Amendment and outlaw gay marriage? 5 official Republican platform positions that might surprise you.
June 11, 2018 - 4:01pm