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The demise of McNally Smith: Bankruptcy hearing this week for failed St. Paul music college
UMD financial research team headed to global finals
Airport Ad Hoc Committee to meet
Seasonal crack sealing continues this week
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Business notes - April 22
Farm bill delays, ethanol waivers worry SD Sen. Rounds
Sanford to detail its extensive medical research at Vatican conference
State gains 2,900 jobs in March
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Twins' Morrison on ailing former teammate Farquhar: 'An awesome human being'
Landry wins in San Antonio for first PGA Tour title
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Brian Murphy: Timberwolves give fans hope by bouncing the bully
Carlos Gomez beats Twins with walk-off homer off Addison Reed
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Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
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SAM COOK: Heading down a new trail with plenty of old friends
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Outdoor Traditions Magazine
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Willpower, strength and determination: A personal journey to losing 100 pounds in less than a year
Despite faith fall, Good News still very good
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This Was Brainerd
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'The Rock' surprises Minnesota teen who asked him to prom
Second-annual Celebration channels Prince's vibe at Paisley Park studios
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April 18, 2018
Governor skeptical about vet home proposal
ST. PAUL—A GOP House plan to fund new veterans homes in the state, including one in Bemidji, would tap excess funds from U.S. Bank Stadium,...
April 18, 2018 - 5:44pm
April 10, 2018
Bataan memorial service honors Brainerd armed forces
Bruce Paine came to the Brainerd National Guard Armory to remember his uncle Donald even though the two have never met as Donald, a soldier,...
April 10, 2018 - 4:00am
April 9, 2018
HUD, VA team up to help 100 homeless veterans find permanent homes in Minnesota
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced the availability of nearly $627,000 to five housing authorities in Minnesota to provide permanent homes for 100 veterans experiencing homelessness. The supportive housing assistance...
April 9, 2018 - 11:30am
Reader Opinion: Veterans
I wanted to write about this because I can't wrap my mind around the disrespectful way our armed forces are used and abused. Day after day we read about the plight of our veterans and the care they don't get. Yet we do our best to make more of them. When someone serves their country...
April 9, 2018 - 8:30am
March 30, 2018
Female vets keep fighting to be written into history
BETHLEHEM, Pa. - When Jenny Pacanowski took the floor, she stood tall, looked straight into the crowd and told her story just like this: When...
March 30, 2018 - 8:00pm
March 28, 2018
Vietnam-era veterans recognition and town hall meeting planned in Brainerd
A ceremony honoring Vietnam-era veterans living in the Brainerd lakes area and a veterans town hall meeting focused on improving U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs health care services and programs are scheduled beginning 5 p.m. May 1. The event will be at the Brainerd VA Clinic,...
March 28, 2018 - 4:30am
March 23, 2018
Amtrak's plan to end discounts for veterans is 'inexcusable,' Democratic senator says
Amtrak's recent move to eliminate special discount programs - including those for veterans - is raising the ire of Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn....
March 23, 2018 - 10:27am
Lueck's bill related to veterans advances
A bill Rep. Dale Lueck, R-Aitkin, authored to add a simple "yes or no" veterans' status box on open state appointment applications moved through...
March 23, 2018 - 9:00am
January 15, 2018
Native American veterans will be honored with memorial on National Mall
WASHINGTON - The Mall is studded with monuments to iconic people and events, from presidents to wars to civil rights leader Martin Luther King...
January 15, 2018 - 9:44am
December 31, 2017
Maker of wood clocks carves out a niche in time - Time-consuming hobby part art, part craftsmanship
IRONTON—Bill and Vonda Bongs always know what time it is when they are at home and with New Year's Day mere hours away. They are literally...
December 31, 2017 - 4:00am
December 25, 2017
Christmas for Vets lays wreaths to honor veterans
Thanks to the Christmas for Vets program and 20 volunteers, 316 veterans at five lakes area cemeteries were honored with wreaths for the holiday...
December 25, 2017 - 4:00am
December 24, 2017
SOLIDARITY ON SKATES: Duluth Warriors offer way for servicemen to reconnect through hockey
DULUTH—When he left the Navy in 2007 after four years and three deployments, Nate Miller returned to his hometown of St. Cloud, Minn. Gathering...
December 24, 2017 - 10:02pm
December 22, 2017
Mysterious recordings reveal Brainerd WWII history
The nephew of a Bataan Death March victim is trying to uncover more about a recently discovered recording destined for the Philippines before...
December 22, 2017 - 8:00am
December 8, 2017
Reader Opinion: An act of kindness
We would like to thank the lady who paid for our meal at the Sunway in Baxter on Nov. 27. It was such an act of kindness to a veteran and his wife. Just shows there are so many good people in our world. John and Grace Schuller
December 8, 2017 - 9:30am
November 19, 2017
'It made me stronger': MN, WIS women recount a mix of military experiences
DULUTH — Best friends since sixth grade, Amber Nielsen and Holly Breeden decided to enlist together in the Wisconsin Army National Guard...
November 19, 2017 - 6:00am