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Jason Kessler's anti-Jewish screed was interrupted by his father: 'Hey, get out of my room'
Pai testifies on Capitol Hill after agency was found to have misled public about cyberattack
Searchers find sunken stern of doomed World War II destroyer off Alaskan coast
Omarosa releases secret recording of $15,000-a-month job offer from Lara Trump
Police Blotter - Aug. 16
Can you record your boss at work without him or her knowing?
Pine River welcomes CanvasTech
Low prices, trade weigh on the minds of farmers at Minnesota Farmfest
North Dakota man embarks on covered wagon trip across the country
Bayer shares drop after Monsanto loses Roundup cancer trial
place a business brief
Vikings' Antwione Williams, arrested for DWI, pleaded guilty to careless driving
Vikings' Jaleel Johnson puts down the McChicken sandwich, picks up playing time
NHRA: Courtney Force hoping to mimic her dad's success at BIR
Will the NFL's new rules save the kickoff from extinction? The league sure hopes so.
Vikings bummed about not facing Jaguars star Jalen Ramsey this week
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Opinion: Audio recordings - Omarosa, President Trump and Billy Graham
Our Opinion: We are not the enemy
Reader Opinion: Labor Day should focus on laborers
Reader Opinion: Where is the peace and quiet?
Reader Opinion: Too many bears
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Apply by Aug. 17 for Camp Ripley archery hunts
After 50 years of teaching firearm safety, Minnesota instructor has no plans on retiring
Wisconsin warden comes home to work
What's Up Outdoors: Fishing with the superheros
Commentary: Wisdom in the woods, the joy of trail talk
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
FDA approves first generic version of EpiPen
WWI veteran's daughter accepts Purple Heart 100 years after war's end
Children who lived with smokers are more likely to die of lung disease as adults, study says
Feeding a need: Operation Sandwich closes summer meal gap
I knew how to be my disabled son's nurse, but I had to learn how to be his mom
Science and Tech
This Was Brainerd
13th annual Lakes Bluegrass Festival set Aug. 22-26
Entertainment Briefs - Aug. 16
Festival will celebrate Mozart in opera and symphony
Live Music - Aug. 16
Legendary musician, 'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin dead at 76
Her Voice Magazine
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Bill & Mary Tautges
Jim & Judy Hartman
Nicki Jacobs-Mark Bjornstad
Stewart awarded Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal
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July 24, 2018
Opinion: Working every day to protect our waters
Here in Minnesota (and especially in the Brainerd lakes area in the summertime), we have a special relationship with water, one of our state's most important resources. As "the Land of 10,000 Lakes" water is tied closely to how we see ourselves as Minnesotans.
July 24, 2018 - 1:30pm
July 22, 2018
Guest Opinion: CLC Connection: Helping to advance Minnesota's workforce
Minimizing barriers to a higher education is important to all of us at Central Lakes College. This is also critical in our commitment to provide...
July 22, 2018 - 7:30am
July 16, 2018
Opinion: Don't just follow the crowd on 'crowdfunding' websites
People hear on the news that someone in their community has lost her home in a fire or a spouse to an illness. They want to help, so search the internet and find several social media pages that claim to be raising money for the victim. They donate through a particular page, but later...
July 16, 2018 - 8:30am
July 4, 2018
Opinion: Celebrating the Fourth of July
The Fourth of July is about the patriots who risked everything to establish a new nation based on life, liberty and equality. And on this anniversary...
July 4, 2018 - 4:30am
July 2, 2018
Guest Opinion: Line 3 replacement is approved
The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has approved the certificate of need for replacing the 60-year-old Enbridge pipeline Line 3 and...
July 2, 2018 - 7:30am
April 20, 2018
Guest Opinion: The monster inside of me
Anxiety, Simple word right? Wrong. Thousands of people around the world deal with this mental illness everyday. This is my story. I was around 8 or 9 years old I despised school because I felt sick all the time and I would get distressed about everything I had to do. My mom and I...
April 20, 2018 - 9:30am
March 31, 2018
Guest Opinion: We should 'Stand As One' in support of the referendum
It is curious what we discover on our way to looking for something else. Over four decades ago, in the spring of the year and a life, our family...
March 31, 2018 - 9:30am
March 26, 2018
Guest Opinion: Don't do it Crow Wing County
On Feb. 20, Beltrami County commissioners approved a request for the sheriff's department to develop a mutual aid agreement in anticipation of...
March 26, 2018 - 9:30am
March 25, 2018
Opinion: City of Brainerd Comprehensive Plan Update Progress
In the next two weeks, a series of Brainerd City Council ward meetings has been scheduled to provide an opportunity for neighbors to come together...
March 25, 2018 - 8:30am
March 23, 2018
Guest Opinion: Rural call completion bill signed into law
Minnesotans across our state are having trouble completing phone calls: a small business owner in Brainerd losing out to competitors because...
March 23, 2018 - 11:30am
March 13, 2018
Opinion: Focusing on wild rice health
I recently moved bipartisan legislation forward to put new energy into protecting Minnesota's natural wild rice. It is time to refocus on the...
March 13, 2018 - 9:30am
March 12, 2018
Guest opinion: Patients and physicians deserve larger voice in step therapy
Anyone who knows me understands I'm passionate about helping people with diabetes.
March 12, 2018 - 7:30am
March 10, 2018
Opinion: A fierce advocate for Minnesota
Since the beginning of the year, I have had the honor of representing Minnesota in the U.S. Senate. While I may be new to the Senate, I'm not new to Minnesota. My husband Archie I raised a family here. I worked for General Mills, started my own business, and worked in the nonprofit...
March 10, 2018 - 7:30am
March 5, 2018
Opinion: St. Gabriel's a leader in opioid abuse prevention efforts
During the 2017 legislative session, opioid abuse prevention pilot projects to determine the cause of opioid abuse, as well as to allow hospitals...
March 5, 2018 - 9:30am
March 3, 2018
Opinion: It's time for all of us to step up to the plate
The 2018 legislative session is underway and it's been a busy first two weeks. Important issues like federal tax conformity, a bonding bill, fixing Minnesota's broken DMV/MNLARS system and ways to combat the opioid epidemic will all be discussed this session. As for myself, I will...
March 3, 2018 - 7:30am