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BPU: Budget billing program expanded
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Central Lakes Conference: Three Warriors honored
Girls Swimming and Diving: Wallace, Warriors win big
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Area Girls Tennis: Patriots, Cardinals sweep triangulars
High School Football: Warriors hope to prevent another onslaught
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Reader Opinion: Gun control
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Buck, Buck, Moose - a fresh look at cooking venison
CO Report: Busy with bear bait activity
Walleyedan: No bananas on board
Gun club training future hunters
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Curious radio signal stirs talk of extraterrestrials
This Was Brainerd - Aug. 30
Minnesota Starwatch - Sept. 2016: Summer Triangle of stars rides high
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Healthy living: 3 things for better health
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Happy Birthday: Eugene Chandler
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68th Wedding Anniversary: Harold & Arla Johnson
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August 16, 2016
Pew ranks Minnesota second in the country for election performance
ST. PAUL—A new report released by The Pew Charitable Trusts' Election Performance Index ranks Minnesota second in the country for its overall election performance, including being named the No. 1 state for having the least amount of registration or absentee ballot problems....
August 16, 2016 - 7:13pm
August 3, 2016
Franken, Klobuchar announce CDC funding for Zika fight
WASHINGTON—U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken announced Wednesday the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention awarded $200,000 in funding for the state of Minnesota for Zika detection and preparedness. The federal grant will help establish, enhance, and maintain systems...
August 3, 2016 - 9:24pm
Highway 6 near Crosby to partially close for construction
Motorists on Highway 6 between the Mississippi River bridge, 4 miles north of Crosby, and Moritz Road, north of Perry Lake, will encounter delays while segments of the road are reduced to a single lane beginning Aug. 8. The closures will occur from sunrise to sunset, Mondays through...
August 3, 2016 - 9:23pm
July 26, 2016
Police arrest protesters outside governor's home
ST. PAUL - St. Paul police took several protesters into custody on Summit Avenue this morning outside the Governor's Residence as they seek...
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)...
July 25, 2016 - 7:53pm
July 13, 2016
Lt. Gov. Smith visits Aitkin amid floods, state of emergency
AITKIN—Lt. Gov. Tina Smith visited with Aitkin officials Wednesday, the day after they declared a state of emergency amid historic flooding...
July 13, 2016 - 7:04pm
July 7, 2016
Summer service in historic wooden country church
What began as an meeting among immigrants in the sod home of Mr. and Mrs. Severin J. Steen of Clinton, Minn., in October of 1877 became the St....
July 7, 2016 - 9:24pm
June 30, 2016
Reader Opinion: Too many taxes
A front page article in the Brainerd Dispatch was about questions raised regarding legislators support for making military pensions free from state taxes. One person said it was in a moral sense and that it was federal tax dollars returning to the state and is a benefit. Makes one...
June 30, 2016 - 8:52pm
June 10, 2016
After push from Minnesota congressional delegation, DOT approves flights from Minnesota to Cuba
WASHINGTON—On Friday, after an effort from Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, along with Reps. Collin Peterson, Betty McCollum, Rick Nolan, Erik Paulsen, and Tom Emmer, the U.S. Department of Transportation approved new direct flights between Minnesota and Cuba. As a part of...
June 10, 2016 - 11:05pm
May 23, 2016
Initiative Foundation wins grant
WASHINGTON—Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, along with Reps. Collin Peterson and Rick Nolan, on Monday announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture awarded a grant to Minnesota's The Initiative Foundation. The USDA awarded grants to 23 organizations to support rural and economic...
May 23, 2016 - 6:19pm
May 22, 2016
Klobuchar helps introduce bill to conserve Great Lakes wildlife
WASHINGTON—U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar D-Minn., Rob Portman, R-Ohio,, Debbie Stabenow D-Mich. and Mark Kirk R-Ill., on Thursday introduced a bipartisan bill to support fish and wildlife in the Great Lakes. As leaders of the Senate's Great Lakes Task Force, the senators introduced...
May 22, 2016 - 10:22pm
May 13, 2016
8th District DFL endorses Nolan
Duluth—Eighth District DFL delegates met recently in Duluth and endorsed U.S. Rick Nolan for congress, a release from the group said Thursday. The delegates also elected new officers to the lead the 8th Congressional District for the next two years. They were Chair Justin Perpich...
May 13, 2016 - 7:24pm
May 10, 2016
Candidate filing period begins next week
The office of the Minnesota Secretary of State on Tuesday reminded people interested in running for most public offices in Minnesota in 2016 that the official candidate filing period begins in one week. The official filing period runs from May 17 to May 31, and candidates for federal,...
May 10, 2016 - 8:39pm
April 27, 2016
Remains of Minnesotan killed on D-Day positively identified
WASHINGTON—U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar on Wednesday announced that the remains of John Anderson, a Willmar native and World War II veteran who was killed in action on D-Day, have been positively identified. For more than 70 years, Anderson's family did not know what came of their...
April 27, 2016 - 8:08pm
Minnesota secretary of state talks voter turnout in Brainerd
Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon met with Brainerd Community Action on Wednesday, brainstorming ways to increase local voter turnout....
April 27, 2016 - 6:15pm