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October 18, 2016
Dayton authorizes emergency funds to Cass, Crow Wing counties for storm damages
October 18, 2016 - 9:59pm
October 12, 2016
With Gov. Mark Dayton's arm around her, Valerie Castile walks across the Minnesota Capitol complex Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, after Dayton announced formation of a council to improve police-community relations. Castile's son, Philando, was shot and killed by a Twin Cities police officer. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Dayton launches effort to improve police, community relations after shootings
October 12, 2016 - 9:11pm
October 1, 2016
Minnesota Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman announces on Friday, Sept. 30, 2016, that health insurance premiums for individual policies will rise 50 percent to 67 percent next year. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Individual health insurance premiums soar
October 1, 2016 - 10:18am
September 25, 2016
Dayton declares Oct. 22 to be Jacob Wetterling day
September 25, 2016 - 8:21pm
September 20, 2016
Steve Kohls/Brainerd Dispatch  
Water tumbles over a log that has collected leaves in Stony Brook Tuesday at Fritz Loven Park in Lake Shore. Thursday marks the Autumnal Equinox, the first day of fall.
Autumnal Equinox
September 20, 2016 - 9:07pm
September 16, 2016
Absentee voting for 2016 general election begins in 1 week
September 16, 2016 - 8:31pm
Pew ranks Minnesota second in the country for election performance
August 16, 2016 - 7:13pm
August 3, 2016
Franken, Klobuchar announce CDC funding for Zika fight
August 3, 2016 - 9:24pm
Highway 6 near Crosby to partially close for construction
August 3, 2016 - 9:23pm
July 26, 2016
Sleeping bags and bedding are packed up after protesters, encamped in front of the Governor's Mansion on Summit Avenue in St. Paul, were told by police that they must remove their stuff, stay out of the street and not block the sidewalks, Tuesday, July 26, 2016. Vehicles were allowed into the blocked off area to pick up belongings and take them away. A handful of protesters were still sitting in front of the entrance to the building at 10:00 a.m. ( Pioneer Press: Scott Takushi)
Police arrest protesters outside governor's home
July 26, 2016 - 1:09pm
July 25, 2016
A black bear watches from a small wooded area near Garrison Road in Baxter before bounding into the woods Monday. (Brainerd Dispatch/ Steve Kohls)
Baxter Bear
July 25, 2016 - 7:53pm
July 13, 2016
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith meets with officials from the Aitkin area Wednesday amid damaging floods. Zach Kayser/Brainerd Dispatch
Lt. Gov. Smith visits Aitkin amid floods, state of emergency
July 13, 2016 - 7:04pm
July 7, 2016
Parishioners and visitors July 2 walk into historic St. Pauli Lutheran Church in western Minnesota for an evening service. The church was closed in 1957 but still opens it's doors for special services and events. (Brainerd Dispatch/ Steve Kohls) Gallery and Videoplay button
Summer service in historic wooden country church
July 7, 2016 - 9:24pm
June 30, 2016
Reader Opinion: Too many taxes
June 30, 2016 - 8:52pm
June 10, 2016
After push from Minnesota congressional delegation, DOT approves flights from Minnesota to Cuba
June 10, 2016 - 11:05pm