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Mediation to begin today over veto by Gov. Dayton
Plein air artists create pieces for upcoming Duluth exhibits
Lieutenant governor hears Duluth opioid concerns
Toy retailer giant 'Toys 'R' Us' on the verge of filing for bankruptcy, sources say
Wealth column: 6 fall financial system must-dos
Business Notes - Sept. 17
Biz Buzz: PetSmart creates Black Friday atmosphere early
Stars of HGTV's hit show 'Fixer Upper' to launch product line at Target
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Dalvin Cook's no stranger to Tampa Bay Bucs
Denver unaffected by early departures unlike rest of NCHC rivals
NCHC enjoying new digs at Xcel Center
Vikings fullback, Minnesota native Ham says 1-yard run solidifies NFL status
Wild's Chris Stewart, Marcus Foligno a tag-team duo willing to 'answer the bell'
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In a pickle over a side dish?
Wine evolution class also teaches basic appreciation
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Fishing: Palaniuk caps magical season with angler of year title
What's Up Outdoors - The future of outboards
Outdoor Notes for Sept. 17
DNR conservation officer reports for Sept. 17
Palaniuk remains on top of season points race after first round of AOY Championship
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
This Was Brainerd - Sept. 20
Risk assessments, classes offered throughout Crow Wing Energized
This Was Brainerd - Sept. 19
Let's redefine after-school snacks
Waiting for a Mentor: Being there for a new kid in town
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This Was Brainerd
Jimmy Kimmel gets heated about health-care bill, says Sen. Bill Cassidy 'lied right to my face'
CNN anchor ends segment early over commentator's bizarre 'boobs' remark
Entertainment Briefs - Sept. 14
Fiasko comes to Brainerd; Finnish Theatre Company to perform local writer's play
Jimmy Kimmel mocks Sean Spicer to his face about that inauguration crowd size incident
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August 6, 2017
Three couples celebrate 65th anniversaries together
PEQUOT LAKES, Minn. — After 40 years of friendship, three local couples — who were all married within three months of each other...
August 6, 2017 - 6:30am
June 14, 2017
Things your wedding server will never tell you
"Go take a break, Gretch," the head server says over the din of the DJ and the shuffle of dancing wedding guests. I take my tray of empty glassware...
June 14, 2017 - 2:10pm
June 1, 2017
FLOERSCH: To the husband I don't have: We're framing our own love story
FARGO — It's easy to blame our parents for the husbands and wives we don't have. For a sliver of the population, parents have made marriage...
June 1, 2017 - 6:03pm
May 26, 2017
The Trumps take their first official trip, and the world gets its first real look at the Trump marriage
As Melania Trump accompanied her husband on his first foreign trip, the public got an uncommon glimpse into the first couple's dynamic. The first...
May 26, 2017 - 8:25am
May 24, 2017
In my 20s and 30s, I accepted nearly every wedding invitation; now I RSVP no
I'm almost embarrassed by how many weddings I've been to. It's in the dozens. I do love a good excuse to travel. And I love my friends. In 2009...
May 24, 2017 - 2:25pm
Minnesota husband and wife of 64 years die hours apart
DETROIT LAKES — John and Anne Alexander were always together after 64 years of marriage, rarely doing anything without their spouse at their...
April 24, 2017 - 9:24am
April 11, 2017
Reader Opinion: Right from wrong
Lack of leadership? I call it lack of teaching right from wrong. I was taught if you sin, you pay the consequences. Or, in other words, you pay the price. Sex is when you are married, not before. The problem is if you have a child before marriage us taxpayers pay the price, so goes...
April 11, 2017 - 9:50am
March 23, 2017
Oklahoma tribe approves gay marriage as Native American groups debate issue
PAWHUSKA, Okla. - A Native American tribe in Oklahoma has voted to allow same-sex marriage, joining a small group of prominent tribes changing...
March 23, 2017 - 8:56am
February 11, 2016
Coming Sunday: Sweethearts share stories
Just in time for Valentine's Day, lakes area sweethearts share their stories of meeting and wooing their spouse, and perhaps a tip or two on decades of marriage.
February 11, 2016 - 9:21pm
January 4, 2016
Marriage license applications - Jan. 5
Marriage license applications in Crow Wing County. Brittany L. Petersen, 25, and Charles E. Nelson, 24, both of Princeton. Christian M. Peterson, 30, and Krystin D. Schultz, 28, both of Brainerd. Nicole K. Verhelst, 27, and Weston L. Krohn, 32, both of Brainerd. Arianne R. Sizenbach,...
January 4, 2016 - 6:16pm
November 27, 2015
Reader Opinion: Actions have consequences
So I am told homosexuals know what love and marriage is and how it is to be defined. What made them so knowledgeable of marriage? Was it their design? Or was it their right or religion? Well I believe with 75 percent of the "refugees" being Muslim men between the age of 18-30 being...
November 27, 2015 - 2:29pm
October 14, 2015
Marriage licenses - Oct. 14
Marriage license applications in Crow Wing County. Richard B. Simonson, 29, and Ashlee L. Collette, 27, both of Outlook, Saskatchewan. Jordann N. Conlon, 26, and John M. Stampohar, 26, both of Fairbanks, Alaska. Michele L. R. Eckert, 46, and Steven T. Stanek, 56, both of...
October 14, 2015 - 9:14am
July 31, 2015
Marriage license applications in Crow Wing County
Marriage license applications in Crow Wing County. Jason R. Nelson, 36, and Christina M. Evans, 24, both of Brainerd. David L. Chrisinger, 40, and Robin L. Park, 40, both of Baxter. Matthew J. Landrus, 29, and Ashley A. Venne, 24 both of Deerwood. Alex R. Kline, 26, and...
July 31, 2015 - 10:31pm
April 29, 2015
Crow Wing County marriage license applications
Marriage license applications in Crow Wing County. Britt L. Carlson, 38, and Adam F. H. Dewey, 39, both of Brainerd. Gary W. Johnson, 25, and Ashly R. Feierabend, 25, both of Brainerd. Cory A. Lehrer, 26, and Anne M. Ward, 25, both of Brainerd. Jamie L. Ledin, 25, and...
April 29, 2015 - 9:40pm
April 10, 2015
I finally know what marriage is all about
I have no deep theological exhortation today; this column will be very personal as my faith is being sorely tested and God is proving to me that He indeed is who He claims to be. Recently I have had to move my husband - my rock, my lover, my companion, my provider and my best friend...
April 10, 2015 - 8:27am