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July 11, 2018
Debra Hilstrom of Brooklyn Center stops by the Brainerd Dispatch offices Tuesday, July 10, to talk about her bid for Minnesota attorney general. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Hilstrom shores up bid for AG's office
July 11, 2018 - 12:00pm
July 6, 2018
MN secretary of state release list of committee vacancies
July 6, 2018 - 9:30am
February 18, 2018
Applications sought for state board, committee vacancies
February 18, 2018 - 12:30pm
October 5, 2017
State board, council positions available
October 5, 2017 - 12:30pm
July 9, 2017
Other Opinion: Go old-school to head off election hacking
July 9, 2017 - 7:37pm
July 5, 2017
State notes opportunities to serve on boards, councils and committees
July 5, 2017 - 11:30am
May 19, 2017
Stephanie Tougas expresses her dissatisfaction with a published Brainerd yearbook statement by a student at a rally Friday on the sidewalk near Mickey’s Pizza and Subs. The statement spurred a reaction from students, administration and the general public. Steve Kohls/ Brainerd Dispatch Video and Galleryplay button
UPDATE: Protest erupts over Brainerd yearbook comment
May 19, 2017 - 6:55pm
BHS yearbook comment ignites controversy
May 19, 2017 - 3:16pm
March 31, 2017
Letter: Minnesota bill makes election data transparent
March 31, 2017 - 6:45am
February 21, 2017
Deborah Erickson
Crow Wing County Board: County officials seek voting machine funding
February 21, 2017 - 11:21pm
December 11, 2016
New state board vacancies posted
December 11, 2016 - 8:38pm
November 9, 2016
Republican candidate Stewart Mills III addresses media early Wednesday morning at Gull Dam Brewing in Nisswa. Kelly Humphrey/Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery and Videoplay button
Nolan victory margin is paper-thin, yet too big for publicly funded recount
November 9, 2016 - 9:38pm
November 7, 2016
Over 7,000 have already voted in Crow Wing County
November 7, 2016 - 11:05pm
November 3, 2016
Overall, 280 schools participated in the Students Vote program sponsored by the Minnesota Secretary of State, and 77,017 students in grades 9-12 cast a ballot. Statewide, Republican candidate Donald Trump beat out Democrat Hillary Clinton by a little less than 1,600 votes. Locally, Brainerd High School students favored Trump over Clinton by a little less than 300 votes.
Local high schoolers sound off on election, favor Trump over Clinton
November 3, 2016 - 10:42pm
September 30, 2016
Q2 regional reports predict steady statewide economic growth
September 30, 2016 - 6:11pm