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Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Sept. 6, 2018. Interest groups are spending hundreds of thousands of dollars on advertising to target two undecided Republican senators who voice support for abortion rights: Susan Collins of Maine and. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska. (Erin Schaff/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Lawyers for Kavanaugh accuser say she accepts Senate committee's request to testify
2 hours 4 min ago
Health care Q+A with Minnesota Senate candidates Smith, Housley
3 hours 18 min ago
Moderators, Wardlow bring Ellison's abuse allegations to center stage during debate
3 hours 58 min ago
Commentary: Newspapers can make registering to vote a lot easier
10 hours 12 min ago
Commmunity Development Director Josh Doty briefs the Baxter City Council on options for 27 parcels along the Paul Bunyan State Trail -- a point of trail relocation and properties that look to factor into the city's long-term plans. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch
Baxter City Council: Members mull appraisal of parcels along Paul Bunyan State Trail route
10 hours 42 min ago
September 21, 2018
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein speaks during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington on June 28, 2018. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Joshua Roberts.
McCabe memos say Rosenstein considered secretly recording Trump
21 hours 43 min ago
Minnesota state Rep. Jim Knoblach of St. Cloud co-chairs the first meeting in the new Senate Office Building Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016. Forum News Service
Veteran Minnesota lawmaker ends campaign, denies daughter's allegation of inappropriate touching
September 21, 2018 - 5:49pm
Supreme Court nomiinee Brett Kavanaugh at his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing in Washington on Sept. 4, 2018. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer.
Trump questions credibility of Kavanaugh accuser as Senate panel issues ultimatum on her testimony
September 21, 2018 - 5:14pm
Crow Wing County offers early voting for November general election
September 21, 2018 - 2:00pm
Cass County Board: Commissioners eliminate Leech Lake representative from children's initiative board
September 21, 2018 - 12:00pm
Brainerd Parks and Recreation Board to meet
September 21, 2018 - 10:30am
President Donald Trump holds a campaign rally at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Sept. 20, 2018.  (Tom Brenner/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Trump walks back his plan to declassify Russia probe documents
September 21, 2018 - 10:27am
Baxter council members and city staffers debated the fate of a fire hydrant near 15248 Highway 371, just off Dellwood Drive. Ultimately, it was decided to move the fire hydrant across the road to comply with the fire code. Renee Richardson / Brainerd Dispatch
Baxter City Council: Council moves on Dellwood Drive fire hydrant project
September 21, 2018 - 10:00am
BPU Commission to meet
September 21, 2018 - 9:30am
Looking down Barclay Avenue in Pine River September 19, 2018. Denton Newman Jr / Echo Journal
Pine River: Parking ordinance renews old dispute
September 21, 2018 - 4:00am