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A Carnival cruise in the South Pacific descended into a violent mess
Trump administration assault on bipartisan immigration plan ensured its demise
'Chasing Coral' film to be presented Feb. 24
KAXE fundraiser set at Roundhouse
Pain turns political in Parkland after school shootings
Good Samaritan Society Communities of Brainerd Recognize Annual Caregiver Champions
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Good Samaritan Society Communities of Brainerd Recognize Employee Champions
RiverWood Bank signs ESGR Statement of Support
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All-star appearance shows Karl-Anthony Towns getting some respect
What is THAT? Twins closer Fernando Rodney and his magic changeup
Red Stripe opens its pockets and comes to the rescue for Jamaica bobsledders
After marathon 11-round shootout, Wild fall to Ducks
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Mettle to medal: John Henry Krueger perseveres to podium in 1,000 meters
Like many great champions, Mikaela Shiffrin is compelling, and human, in defeat
Hermantown skier wins Minn. high school Alpine skiing championship
Rare owl sighting: Tiny boreal owl visits Baxter
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Rubber plants follow natural tree-like tendency
Still visit those who no longer recognize you
Heritage houseplants: Readers share stories of long-living plants
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Clergy View: God has the peace you long for
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ESPN, FOX pursuing Peyton Manning as prime-time analyst, reports say
'To Kill A Mockingbird' to come to Broadway, with Jeff Daniels as Atticus Finch, adapted by Aaron Sorkin
'Black Panther' will break box-office records. But could it change the movie business?
Brainerd Lakes Curling Club reaps reward of public spotlight
Smashing Pumpkins to visit SD, Minn. in first tour in 20 years
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Girls Hockey: Warriors win Section 8-2A title, advance to state for first time
February 16, 2018
Reader Opinion: Rick Nolan
It is not only with personal sadness that I received the announcement of Rick Nolan's decision to retire at the end of his current term, but also sadness for the nation, Minnesota and the 8th Congressional District. He has served long and well. If you look at the legacy of Jim Oberstar...
February 16, 2018 - 7:30am
February 15, 2018
Lee, Radinovich enter DFL endorsement race in 8th District
DULUTH—Two familiar names joined the race Thursday, Feb. 15, to represent the DFL in the upcoming midterm election to replace retiring 8th Congressional District Rep. Rick Nolan. Retired television news anchor Michelle Lee told the News Tribune she is "99.9 percent" sure she'll...
February 15, 2018 - 5:54pm
February 9, 2018
Nolan's departure leaves wide-open race for 8th - 2 local politicos mull run
With the retirement of Rep. Rick Nolan, D-Crosby, Minnesota's 8th District is an open race—a hotly contested swing-district in prior elections...
February 9, 2018 - 11:00pm
Nolan's singular career draws to close: 8th District rep will not run again
As the last of the "Watergate Babies" exits the U.S. House of Representatives and bids farewell to Capitol Hill, he can look back at a historically...
February 9, 2018 - 10:35pm
Mining, BWCA and Trump: 5 reasons Rick Nolan's announcement is a big deal
ST. PAUL—U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan, a Democrat from northeast Minnesota, announced Friday, Feb. 9, he won't seek re-election. Nolan, who has...
February 9, 2018 - 7:24pm
Capitol Chatter: Are Otto win, Nolan retirement linked?
ST. PAUL—Rebecca Otto won the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party's straw poll for governor in the 8th Congressional District. Three days later,...
February 9, 2018 - 12:39pm
Rick Nolan, a three-term Democratic congressman from Minn., says he won't run for re-election
DULUTH -- U.S. Rep Rick Nolan is retiring at the end of the current term, he announced Friday, Feb. 9. Minnesota's 8th District representative...
February 9, 2018 - 9:47am
January 25, 2018
Reader Opinion: Medicare Advantage
One-size-fits-all suits no one well. That's as true in health care as in any other part of the economy. No wonder more choices are a big part of why Medicare Advantage is so popular. Medicare Advantage is an option for any Medicare-eligible senior or disabled person. It provides access...
January 25, 2018 - 7:30am
January 4, 2018
In 8th District race, Phifer wants end to 'partisan chicken'
First-time congressional candidate Leah Phifer aims to resist President Donald Trump, engage a neglected voter bloc and be a voice of moderation—all...
January 4, 2018 - 8:32pm
December 23, 2017
Brainerd area politicos sound off on tax bill
The tax reform bill recently passed by Washington lawmakers will be either a boon or a curse when it's signed into law, depending on which side...
December 23, 2017 - 10:00am
December 22, 2017
Nolan, Crawford introduce bipartisan legislation to recognize and honor century farms
Reps. Rick Nolan, D-Minn., and Rick Crawford, R-Ky., introduced the bipartisan Century Farms Act, legislation recognizing and honors farms that have been in continuous operation for 100 years. In the United States, century farms represent 97 percent of all farms, and nearly all century...
December 22, 2017 - 11:00am
December 8, 2017
Nolan: Woman should be in Franken's Senate seat
CROSBY, Minn.—U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan, D-Minn., said Friday he's not thinking of running for the U.S. Senate seat to be vacated when Sen....
December 8, 2017 - 9:16pm
December 4, 2017
Radinovich's rise: Despite adversity, Crosby man keeps making impact
Crosby native Joe Radinovich, a 31-year-old former legislator, will become chief of staff to the mayor of Minneapolis in January. To get to this...
December 4, 2017 - 9:00am
November 18, 2017
As Nolan votes, challengers hit back on taxes
While Rick Nolan legislates in Washington, D.C., as the current representative from Minnesota's 8th Congressional District, the race for the...
November 18, 2017 - 8:00pm
November 17, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Sex harassment allegations reach several states
ST. PAUL — Minnesota is far from the only state in which legislators stand accused of sexual harassment. Reports have surfaced in states...
November 17, 2017 - 12:32pm