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Herberger's to close in Brainerd
Phifer exits District 8 DFL race after failing to secure party endorsement
Alleged bitcoin heist mastermind escapes from Iceland prison, goes to airport and flies away
Q&A with Howling for Wolves Founder Dr. Maureen Hackett
Cass County Board: Timber sales account for about half of land department revenue in 2017
Herberger's, other Bon-Ton Stores, to close
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
One person killed when engine fails on Southwest flight, forcing emergency landing
Detroit Lakes, Minn. couple among those stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
place a business brief
Fargo-based Bell Bank announces partnership with Minnesota United soccer team
Danecedotes: 12 Patriots commit to colleges
Warriors Athlete of Week: Spieker helps make hurdles one of Brainerd's strong suits
Twins' LaMarre ends Puerto Rico marathon in 16th
Paul, Rockets cruise past Wolves
Athlete of the Week
Opinion: Trump's 'fake news' mantra becomes an effective weapon - against America
Opinion: Ryan and Comey made the same mistake: They thought Clinton would win
Analysis: Nikki Haley's extraordinary rebuke of the White House
Reader Opinion: Just add 4 zeros
Reader Opinion: Making a point?
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Never Too Early for Disc Golf
MnDNR Conservation Officer weekly report - April 17, 2018
Late Season Ski
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Outdoor Notes for April 15
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
State grants expand older adult services
Spring weather - and wetness - are coming: Tips can help homeowners prevent basement flooding, ice dams
George W. Bush recalls his mother as strong, lucid and funny as she approached death
She calmly landed the Southwest flight and broke barriers as a fighter pilot
Welcome to Sarah's Culinary Q & A: How to slice an onion without crying
Science and Tech
This Was Brainerd
Live Music - April 19
Visual Arts - April 19
What would Prince want? Two years later, his estate is a mess and his legacy unclear.
Minnesota's Bachelorette starts man parade May 28
Reed to return to Grassroots Concerts series April 20
Her Voice Magazine
Special Issues and Magazines
John and Clare Staulcup
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Terrence P. "Terry" Duma
Duane H. Boehler
Frederick C. Boos
KLICK! & More
Crow Wing Co. In-Custody
On the Fly: Twitter feed
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
February 26, 2018
Guest Opinion: Under new leadership, state has roadmap to fix licensing computer system
Minnesotans work hard and pay their taxes. In return, they expect and deserve high-quality, efficient services from their state government. They...
February 26, 2018 - 10:30am
February 19, 2018
Guest Opinion: Looking forward to the 2018 legislative session
The 2018 legislative session is set to begin on Feb. 20 and I am looking forward to another year working for you and your family in St. Paul. Serving our community is a great responsibility and I couldn't be more thankful for the opportunity to represent the people of District 10A....
February 19, 2018 - 10:30am
February 3, 2018
Guest Opinion: A greater appreciation for journalism
For nearly two years I have had the privilege and opportunity to serve as your community representative on the Brainerd Dispatch Editorial Board, which meets weekly to discuss issues important to you as a subscriber or occasional reader of the Dispatch. This participation has given...
February 3, 2018 - 7:30am
January 30, 2018
Guest Opinion: Infrastructure: the bipartisan job creator rural America needs
Infrastructure is one of the smartest investments we can make in our country. It allows businesses to grow and compete. It keep us safe. It creates...
January 30, 2018 - 10:30am
January 11, 2018
Guest Opinion: S 2155 offers real tangible benefits to credit unions, members
Last month, The Economic Growth, Regulatory Reform and Consumer Protection Act was advanced in the U.S. Senate with strong bipartisan support. This common-sense legislation will go a long way toward giving community financial institutions some needed relief from rules put in place...
January 11, 2018 - 9:30am
Guest Opinion: Build the wall (cont'd)
WASHINGTON—I repeat myself. For years, I have advocated a wall along our Southern border, which would (I believe) discourage illegal immigration...
January 11, 2018 - 8:30am