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Youth advocates with the Minnesota Coalition for a Smoke Free Generation were encouraged to spread the message of their visit to the State Capitol Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, on social media. Maureen McMullen /  Forum News Service
Push to make smoking tougher in Minnesota gains student support
30 min 26 sec ago
Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN), a candidate for Democratic National Committee Chairman, speaks during a Democratic National Committee forum in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S., February 11, 2017.      REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
Democrats to elect new party leader Saturday
1 hour 21 min ago
Resources for veterans in Bemidji, Minn., are limited to a VA outpatient clinic. The closest residential care facility is more than 100 miles away. Maggi Stivers / Forum News Service
Lawmakers consider adding 2 Minnesota veterans homes
2 hours 18 min ago
Much Obliged: Jaimie's Purse
9 hours 16 min ago
Much Obliged: Warriors thankful for Toys for Kids donations
9 hours 17 min ago
Driver improvement program offered
9 hours 17 min ago
March is FoodShare month
9 hours 18 min ago
Bruce Helmer and Peg Webb, financial advisers at Wealth Enhancement Group and co-hosts of “Your Money” on KLKS 100.1 FM on Sunday mornings.
Commentary: How baby boomers can increase their retirement confidence
9 hours 19 min ago
David Hermerding (left) is sworn in as a judge for the Ninth Judicial District in Aitkin County by Judge David Ten Eyck Friday at the Aitkin County Courthouse. Kelly Humphrey/Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery and Videoplay button
Hermerding takes judicial oath in Aitkin County
9 hours 39 min ago
Charlie Weaver
Former Gov. Pawlenty's chief of staff to examine Minnesota's economy in keynote address at BLAEDC's annual meeting
9 hours 44 min ago
Much Obliged: Thank you from the Bartella family
9 hours 46 min ago
A bill legalizing Sunday sales of alcohol coming next week to the Minnesota Senate is very likely to pass, Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka said Thursday. The Minnesota House of Representatives already passed its version of the Sunday sales bill Feb. 20, by a 85-45 margin. The ban of Sunday sales has been the law in Minnesota since it became a state in 1858. BrainerdDispatch.com Illustration
Senate poised to pass Sunday sales
9 hours 47 min ago
February 24, 2017
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (center) and U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson met with a half-dozen or so broadband providers Friday in Detroit Lakes.(Meagan Pittelko/Tribune)
Klobuchar, Peterson go to bat for rural broadband
11 hours 54 min ago
Congressman Rick Nolan listens to local elected officials and industry representatives as they talk about transportation and infrastructure needs and issues on the Iron Range during a meeting Friday afternoon, Feb. 24, 2017, at the Hibbing City Hall. Hibbing Mayor Rick Cannata is seated next to Nolan. Kelly Greinsteinner / Hibbing Daily Tribune
Nolan hears about Iron Range infrastructure challenges
12 hours 16 min ago
Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN), a candidate for Democratic National Committee Chairman, speaks to a supporter after a Democratic National Committee forum in Baltimore, Md., February 11, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
Today, Keith Ellison may become DNC leader
12 hours 19 min ago