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New footage appears to show Saudi suspect wearing Jamal Khashoggi's clothing
Weather Drawing: Warm fall color
Rising to Recovery Walk
Pine River-Backus School: District survey results positive
Brainerd woman involved in fatal pedestrian crash in Becker
New trade agreement OK for dry beans, barley, officials say
Centennial oddball: 1918 tractor modeled horse-drawn implements
Commentary: Hear farmers complaining? Consider it therapy
Your clothes could be made in the USA again
Business notes - Oct. 21
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College Football: Crowell, Raiders rush past Spartans
College Volleyball: Raiders finish 1-3 over weekend
Mahomes tosses 4 TD passes as Chiefs blast Bengals
Vikings QB Cousins keeps fumble streak alive, but this one worked out OK
Ibrahimovic leads Galaxy past Minnesota, near playoffs
Athlete of the Week
Reader Opinion: Vote for sanity
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Reader Opinion: Vote for Goddard
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Commentary: Let's talk manpower
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Losing Hides for Habitat would have been a shame
West Nile testing may bring answers about grouse
Pointing dog enthusiasts take ruffed grouse hunting to the next level
What's Up Outdoors: Mountains, and an elk hunt, are calling my name
Just keep swimming: Octogenarian keeps up cold water aquatics started in her youth
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Crow Wing Energized: Resilience is a key step for health
Let's not talk about sex, baby: Fargo locals who identify as asexual open up about the 'invisible orientation'
Give blood to help cancer patients
Heirloom squash identified, is it too late to plant bulbs and more
Are trees foretelling a bad winter this year with all those seeds and acorns?
Science and Tech
This Was Brainerd
Commentary: Knocking on death's door: Horror movies for homebodies
Coming Sunday: A scary good read
Film crew brings cash to Backus area
Special Events - Oct. 18
Performing Arts - Oct. 18
Her Voice Magazine
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Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Henry & Leona Stockert
Agnes Mary Shofner
Verna Anna Ackerman
Paul G. Jensen
Gerald (Red) Moeller
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Crow Wing Co. In-Custody
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October 18, 2018
Brainerd: City council accepts grant for northeast, downtown rehabilitation
Thanks to a grant from the Small Communities Development Program, the city of Brainerd has more than $600,000 to help with renovations in the...
October 18, 2018 - 7:00am
October 2, 2018
Lake Shore: Residents may see 'substantial' hike in tax levy
Lake Shore residents could see a "substantial increase" in their 2019 general revenue tax levy. The Lake Shore City Council on Monday, Sept....
October 2, 2018 - 4:00am
September 28, 2018
Crow Wing County receives national award for governmental budgeting
Crow Wing County received a national award for budgeting for the fifth year in a row and is one of six counties in the state chosen by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada for the honor. The Distinguished Budget Presentation Award was awarded...
September 28, 2018 - 9:30am
September 18, 2018
Brainerd City Council: Council sets prelim. 2019 levy at 6%
To create some wiggle room in the budget, Brainerd City Council members set the city's preliminary 2019 levy at a 6 percent increase from 2018....
September 18, 2018 - 11:00am
September 13, 2018
U of M plans to ask Legislature for $87M increase
MINNEAPOLIS — University of Minnesota leaders plan to ask the Legislature for an additional $87 million next biennium with no promises for how they'll spend it. That would represent a 6.7 percent increase to the two-year, $1.3 billion base appropriation the U regularly gets...
September 13, 2018 - 9:35pm
August 30, 2018
Pequot Lakes: Council to review budget with park, road projects - Preliminary tax levy to be considered Sept. 4
Pequot Lakes City Council members took their time reviewing all parts of a first draft of the 2019 budget, and will consider adopting a preliminary...
August 30, 2018 - 6:00am
August 29, 2018
Baxter City Council: Taxes, trucks and trails highlight budget talks
BAXTER—For the city of Baxter, it's time to get into the nuts and bolts of it all—with budget talks, budget talks and more budget...
August 29, 2018 - 12:00pm
July 27, 2018
Nisswa: Council considers salaries, benefits in budget talks
The Nisswa City Council met an hour early Wednesday, July 18, to start talking about the 2019 budget, specifically considering salary and benefit...
July 27, 2018 - 6:00am
July 25, 2018
Baxter begins budget process: Trails among top priorities for city
BAXTER—It's that time of year again, when local government entities begin work on next year's budgets.
July 25, 2018 - 10:00am
June 24, 2018
Cass County Board: The year in Cass County: Departments review changes, expectations
BACKUS—What saves money for some county departments can cost another one future revenue loss. Multiple Cass County department heads reported during the county's annual planning meeting Friday, June 22, switching to electronic work systems improves efficiency and productivity,...
June 24, 2018 - 5:58pm
May 23, 2018
Dayton vetoes most legislative session work
ST. PAUL -- The veto pen found found most legislation Minnesota lawmakers passed this year. Gov. Mark Dayton announced Wednesday, May 23, that...
May 23, 2018 - 4:38pm
May 22, 2018
MN legislative session is a wrap, without an ending
ST. PAUL — The Republican-controlled 2018 Minnesota Legislature approved a lot. Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton is poised to veto nearly all...
May 22, 2018 - 1:40pm
May 21, 2018
A bumpy ending for Minnesota Legislature
ST. PAUL—Minnesota legislators bounced down a rocky road toward adjournment with the prospect that few of the major issues of the year...
May 21, 2018 - 12:06am
May 19, 2018
Dayton plans to veto most major legislation
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's governor and legislative leaders began negotiating finances and policy just over 24 hours before their constitutional...
May 19, 2018 - 9:17pm
May 14, 2018
Bonding passes in Minn. House as session winds down
ST. PAUL—Minnesota House passage of a public works funding bill signals the beginning of the end to the 2018 Minnesota Legislature. The...
May 14, 2018 - 4:55pm