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Victims of Brainerd house fire forced to jump from second story, airlifted to Twin Cities
ND losing thousands in state tax revenues with unfilled jobs
Jessie Diggins got dissed but Russian hackers got a pass? Here's a list of stuff that didn't happen at the Capitol
Abandoned net of 67 dead walleye on Lake Mille Lacs angers conservation group
Open house scheduled for County Highway 36 project
Despite divisions, Farm Bill still a priority for passage
Business Note - May 27
Lakes Area Habitat for Humanity
RiverWood Bank promotes Autumn Hunter to Senior Operations Specialist
Reed promoted to Director of Business Services
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Kyle Busch dominates on way to Coca-Cola 600 win
Former Wild first-rounder Tuch playing key role for Vegas playoff run
Outfield throw crucial as Gophers beat Purdue in Big Ten baseball tournament title game
Healy's hit in eighth sparks Mariners past Twins
Rose's steady play overwhelms field in win at Colonial
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Man helps restore bluebird species with nest boxes on rural Wisconsin roads
Northwest Minn. man finds retirement niche building custom fishing rods
Funding available for woodland management
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Unseen face of the opioid epidemic: Drug abuse among the elderly grows
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Make Memorial Day memorable, not fatal
Commentary: Take a break before transitioning to non-caregiving life
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This Was Brainerd
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In the age of the megaplex: Historic Twin Cities theaters battle to stay afloat in the ever-competitive business of showing movies
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May 19, 2018
Dayton plans to veto most major legislation
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's governor and legislative leaders began negotiating finances and policy just over 24 hours before their constitutional...
May 19, 2018 - 9:17pm
May 10, 2018
National gun-control group to air television ads as Minn. legislative session nears its end
ST. PAUL—With no gun-control proposals getting traction at the Minnesota Legislature this session, the nation's top gun-control advocacy...
May 10, 2018 - 2:09pm
April 26, 2018
Daudt said he was misunderstood: Still opposes gun control
ST. PAUL—What we have here is a failure to communicate. That is what Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt said on Thursday, April 26, about...
April 26, 2018 - 7:20pm
April 25, 2018
Speaker cracks open door for Minnesota gun bill
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans have marched on the state Capitol by the thousands this year seeking gun control legislation, always meeting with strong...
April 25, 2018 - 4:47pm
April 24, 2018
House tax bill is 'Ain't My Fault' effort
ST. PAUL — Republicans who control the Minnesota House and Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton do not agree on many aspects of tax policy, but...
April 24, 2018 - 4:39pm
Reader Opinion: Staying away
So, a sporting goods store chain that recently opened in the Brainerd lakes area has decided to side with the left-leaning, anti-gun crowd and slap believers who have faith in our Constitution and believe it was written to counteract this same group of people, have decided to destroy...
April 24, 2018 - 7:30am
April 12, 2018
Reader Opinion: A common sense approach
I encourage all of those who are over 50 to listen carefully to those young people who took part in March for Our Lives. They're energized and passionate about making life for everyone in our country safer. They'll be voting, communicating with elected officials, running for elected...
April 12, 2018 - 8:30am
April 9, 2018
Reader Opinion: We need moral standards
For most of the history of the USA, more guns were available to purchase, with catalogues and magazines (1940s, '50s and '60s) full of gun advertisements for both youngsters and parents. It was common for a boy on his 12th or 14th birthday to receive from his father a shiny .22-caliber...
April 9, 2018 - 7:30am
March 31, 2018
With gun sponsorships and support, a 14-year-old girl's rise on the "action shooting" circuit
ST. PAUL—Dakota's dad put a gun in her hand when she was 3 years old. It was a .22 rifle, "and I thought I scared her. She shot and she...
March 31, 2018 - 9:25am
March 29, 2018
Reader Opinion: Way to go kids
To all of the kids who are fighting back against the gun lobby and the politicians who are controlled by the lobby, first I want to congratulate you young people on taking this stand. In a few short years this country, will be yours. It will be a far better country then we left it,...
March 29, 2018 - 8:30am
Reader Opinion: Enforce the law
I read in Monday's Dispatch the comments made by Rick Nolan comparing duck hunting to shooting people in school or church. He says we can only have three shells in our gun when we shoot ducks but you can have as many shells as you want when you are shooting children in our schools....
March 29, 2018 - 7:30am
March 24, 2018
Thousands protest gun violence at St. Paul's March for Our Lives rally
ST. PAUL — Thousands of students and supporters marched Saturday, March 24, in St. Paul as part of the worldwide "March for Our Lives"...
March 24, 2018 - 8:00pm
March 22, 2018
St. Paul student charged with gun possession
ST. PAUL — A teacher who alerted authorities about a possible gun at Como Park Senior High Wednesday, March 21, overheard a student telling...
March 22, 2018 - 9:29pm
Minnesota students plan local rally Saturday at State Capitol
ST. PAUL — Minnesota students and families will march to the state Capitol Saturday, March 24, as part of the national March For Our Lives...
March 22, 2018 - 9:22pm
Gun-control bills miss Minnesota legislative deadline
ST. PAUL — The most likely path for getting a gun control bill through the Minnesota Legislature this year has expired. No legislation to restrict...
March 22, 2018 - 6:48pm