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Scheel appears on first-degree murder charges in slaying of grandparents
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Major pushback against Line 3 recommendation
Owners of Bird Island home destroyed by fire now face charges
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New Mall of America movie theater to offer food options
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After Parkland shooting, NRA posts biggest fundraising haul in nearly 20 years
MnDNR Conservation Officer Weekly Report - April 24, 2018
Late ice-out: DNR crews face a challenge to get ramps and docks ready by fishing opener
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Minnesotans could have been exposed to measles in Winona and Albert Lea, officials say
Wild Mushroom Crostini recipe can be tailored to occasion
When it comes to wine, what are tannins?
STDs rising in Minnesota
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'The Rock' surprises Minnesota teen who asked him to prom
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January 3, 2018
Reader Opinion: Grow up
To everyone who has nothing positive to say about President Trump, here are some of his accomplishments (11 months): Illegal immigration down 70 percent; consumer confidence at 125.6, highest since 2000; mortgage applications/new homes, seven-year high; took us out of TPP; pulled...
January 3, 2018 - 7:30am
January 26, 2016
READER OPINION: Write us a letter or send us an email
The Brainerd Dispatch welcomes letters on recent articles and current issues. All letters should include the writer's full name, city and a phone number (for verification only). Letters (Reader Opinions) are limited to 300 words. Only one letter - per person - per week.Letters...
January 26, 2016 - 12:18pm
July 7, 2014
Uncharitable and hurtful?
There was a Reader Opinion letter in the Wednesday, June 25 paper, which ended by making an inference to some people as idiots, imbeciles and morons. Aren't words like that uncharitable and hurtful? Patrick Borden Brainerd
July 7, 2014 - 6:45pm
Things are heating up
According to God we're not supposed to work on the Sabbath Day (Friday sundown to Saturday sundown); the penalty is death. (Exodus 31:15, Authorized King James version) We also are not allowed to kindle a fire on the Sabbath (Exodus 35:3, Authorized King James version). We have...
July 7, 2014 - 6:45pm