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Rollover on Highway 371 causes injuries
Trump revokes rules on transgender bathrooms
Minnesota congressman pressed about Trump at spirited but mostly civil town hall forum
Man charged with third-degree murder in Moorhead meth overdose death
Warriors Athlete of Week: Gymnast hopes to end career as one of best
Warriors Athlete of Week: Brainerd goalie stands tall in overtime
Timberwolves' Thibodeau hasn't found trade he likes 'at this point'
Women's College Basketball: Raiders lose to Gogebic Community College 69-60
Men's College Basketball: Raiders drop Fond Du Lac 98-73
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What's Up Outdoors: Spearing sturgeon is only half the story
Core samples from Mille Lacs Lake may explain walleye woes
Walleyedan: More of everything in Brainerd lakes area
Conservation Officer Report: Trails, ice deteriorating in heat
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Puttin' on The Mitts: Food fit for the heart
This Was Brainerd - Feb. 23
This Was Brainerd - Feb. 17
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Foundation awards $21,600 in Community Health Grants
This Was Brainerd - Feb. 21
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Dwight Jilek to conduct Brainerd choirs Monday
Entertainment Briefs - Feb. 23
Live Music - Feb. 23
Special Events- Feb. 23
Performing Arts - Feb. 23
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Special Issues and Magazines
Wedding Announced: Denny (DJ) Pink and Martha Worms
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4 Generations: Jensen, Stanwood, Nelson
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May 1, 2014
The Supreme Court considered two cases this term in which somewhat unclear wording in the federal Clean Air Act left sensible environmental rules open to challenge. On Tuesday, in the first case, the justices rightly sided with the sensible rules.
May 1, 2014 - 4:19pm
April 30, 2014
Reining in pensions
The economics of public-sector pension reform are straightforward enough. Funds that states and municipalities must devote to employees’ retirement benefits are funds that they cannot spend on parks, libraries, transportation, public safety and other services. This trade-off is...
April 30, 2014 - 7:11pm
April 29, 2014
Secure in their phones
Just how much does the Constitution protect your digital data? The Supreme Court is only just coming to grips with that question. On Tuesday, it will consider whether police can search the contents of a mobile phone without a warrant if the phone is on or around a person during an...
April 29, 2014 - 6:12pm
Blocking the college door
Rising student debt poses a serious problem, as do colleges that mislead students, take advantage of taxpayer-funded student aid or do a poor job of preparing students for work. But as much as we would like to believe that the Obama administration is serious about tackling these issues,...
April 29, 2014 - 12:09pm
April 28, 2014
The Aereo argument
At the Supreme Court on Tuesday, some observers have noted, the justices seemed flummoxed by the case of Aereo, a company that pulls network TV broadcasts off the airwaves and streams it to online users for a monthly fee. That is not because the court’s jurists are hopelessly incapable...
April 28, 2014 - 12:31am
April 25, 2014
FDA asserts its authority to oversee cigarette alternatives
In 2009, Congress gave the Food and Drug Administration wide authority to oversee tobacco products. The agency has moved cautiously in flexing that power. On Thursday, for the first time, the FDA “deemed” several tobacco products to be under its watch, including cigars, pipe tobacco,...
April 25, 2014 - 8:55pm
April 24, 2014
Keystone XL's absurd delay
If foot-dragging were a competitive sport, President Obama and his administration would be world champions for their performance in delaying the approval of the Keystone XL pipeline.
April 24, 2014 - 4:39pm
April 23, 2014
Weak strategy on Syria
Bashar al-Assad is feeling confident enough to schedule an election six weeks from now that will extend his term as president by another seven years. And why not? Three years into the country’s civil war, Syrian government forces continue to make significant gains against rebels....
April 23, 2014 - 4:13pm
April 22, 2014
Obama, diregarding his 'red line', dithers on Ukraine
After an agreement to “de-escalate tensions and restore security” in Ukraine was announced Thursday, Secretary of State John Kerry was very explicit about U.S. expectations. “We fully expect the Russians . . . to demonstrate their seriousness by insisting that the pro-Russian...
April 22, 2014 - 7:47pm
April 21, 2014
Stem cells: Good or evil?
Controversies over stem-cell research are so last decade — or so it seemed until last week.
April 21, 2014 - 6:05pm
April 17, 2014
A mental health checkup
The country’s inadequate mental health system gets the most attention after instances of mass violence of the sort that the nation has seen repeatedly over the past few months. Not all who commit these sorts of atrocities are mentally ill, but many have been. After each, the national...
April 17, 2014 - 4:16pm
April 16, 2014
Crimes against humanity
The United Nations Security Council will hold an informal meeting this week about the findings and recommendations of the Commission of Inquiry into human rights abuses in North Korea, one of the most significant and startling investigations into human depravation of recent times....
April 16, 2014 - 5:12pm
April 15, 2014
A permanent fix
Just in time for tax day, the Congressional Budget Office delivered a pleasant surprise. Based on current law, the national debt will grow by $286 billion less during the next decade than the CBO projected only two months ago. The main reason is a downward adjustment in the nonpartisan...
April 15, 2014 - 5:34pm
April 14, 2014
Tens of millions of Americans have been affected by the theft of their personal information in the digital age. In a recent major data breach at Target stores, numbers and names were taken from about 40 million customers, and many millions more suffered compromises in other personal...
April 14, 2014 - 6:53pm
April 13, 2014
A national ID card could reshape the irrational way Americans vote
Civil rights activists might not be able to stop Republicans from seeking electoral advantage by passing unnecessary voter ID laws. Sixteen states already require photo identification at the polls. But this week, Andrew Young, the former mayor of Atlanta and a one-time associate of...
April 13, 2014 - 5:07pm