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February 14, 2017
Dory Lidinksi, left, of Ham Lake met with her district's Sen. Michelle Benson Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, to discuss her concerns about gun violence in Minnesota. Maureen McMullen / Forum News Service
Protect Minnesota group takes aim at 'lifetime permit' gun bill
February 14, 2017 - 6:42pm
January 31, 2017
Reader Opinion: Stop the nonsense
January 31, 2017 - 8:16pm
January 29, 2017
Gun rights bills enter Minnesota's House, but how far will they get?
January 29, 2017 - 4:28pm
January 27, 2017
Under H.F. 238, people are also authorized to kill in order to stop what they reasonably believe is a "forcible felony" in most locations, even outside their home. The bill defines forcible felony as a crime punishable by a jail sentence of more than one year, and which includes the use or threat of force. It lists examples of offenses that fit under the criteria, ranging from first degree murder to crimes like arson and third degree assault. BrainerdDispatch.com Illustration
Local legislators introduce 'Stand Your Ground' bill
January 27, 2017 - 10:26pm
January 26, 2017
Nolan introduces prison employee gun bill
January 26, 2017 - 10:15pm
January 11, 2017
OPINION COLUMN: Guns in America and shooting back
January 11, 2017 - 2:35pm
November 7, 2016
Reader Opinion: Problems and profits
November 7, 2016 - 12:55pm
August 2, 2016
A student walks at the University of Texas campus in Austin, Texas, on June 23, 2016. REUTERS/Jon Herskovitz/File Photo
Texas allows guns in college classrooms under new law
August 2, 2016 - 11:00am
July 19, 2016
Reader Opinion: Jesus lights the way
July 19, 2016 - 11:22pm
Reader Opinion: Tennis anyone?
July 19, 2016 - 11:21pm
June 23, 2016
Reader Opinion: Guns aren't courage
June 23, 2016 - 8:56pm
June 16, 2016
Reader Opinion: Sacrifices at the altar of guns
June 16, 2016 - 5:59pm
March 15, 2016
Tribal members would be allowed to harvest rice "anywhere in the state" according to the proposal, which accounted for a $4,000 drop in annual revenue from the loss of state license fees. Brainerdispatch.com Graphic
Tribal members should be able to rice at will, Dayton says
March 15, 2016 - 8:00pm
January 28, 2016
Reader Opinion: Differing opinions on guns
January 28, 2016 - 7:01pm
January 6, 2016
Reader Opinion: Gun-free zones
January 6, 2016 - 10:59pm