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September 21, 2018
Crow Wing County offers early voting for November general election
Early voting is available for the Nov. 6 general election beginning Friday, Sept. 21. Residents can vote early by absentee ballot in person at...
September 21, 2018 - 2:00pm
September 19, 2018
Reader Opinion: Elections in America
Another election, time to review what elections are about and what significance this election has for our national direction and our heritage as a democracy. We should remember that having an election does not define it as democratic. It all depends on the choices we are given. In...
September 19, 2018 - 8:30am
September 18, 2018
Coming Friday: 2018 Voter's Guide
Coinciding with the start of early voting Friday, the Brainerd Dispatch presents its 2018 Voter's Guide, a comprehensive look at area township,...
September 18, 2018 - 4:00pm
September 15, 2018
Our Opinion: Reminders as the general election approaches
With the primary election now in the rearview mirror, the 2018 campaign season is starting down the homestretch toward the Nov. 6 general election....
September 15, 2018 - 7:30am
September 5, 2018
Pequot Lakes: Mayoral candidate out, then back in
A second Pequot Lakes candidate withdrew from the mayor's race Thursday, Aug. 30, but a day later said he missed the withdrawal deadline so would...
September 5, 2018 - 6:00am
August 26, 2018
Reader Opinion: Klang's bid for sheriff
Pequot Lakes Police Chief Eric Klang has served in law enforcement for a total of 25 years — as police chief since 2011 and as county sheriff from 2003-07. I feel his background and training, communication skills, and hands-on experience has prepared him represent Crow Wing...
August 26, 2018 - 7:30am
August 25, 2018
Reader Opinion: Voting smart
"For it is better, if it is the will of God, to suffer for doing good than for doing evil." 1 Peter 3:17.
August 25, 2018 - 9:30am
August 9, 2018
Reader Opinion: Vote Goddard
As a parent and business person in the community, I have become increasingly concerned about the safety of children in our schools. I was most impressed to learn that Capt. Scott Goddard, candidate for Crow Wing County Sheriff, implemented the ALICE program to teach students and teachers...
August 9, 2018 - 5:30pm
Reader Opinion: Goddard is the best candidate
I've known Scott Goddard my entire life. We started the law enforcement explorers in Pequot Lakes with the help of local law enforcement. Scott has always conducted himself with the utmost integrity. I've also had the pleasure of volunteer coaching trap with Scott the last couple...
August 9, 2018 - 11:30am
July 11, 2018
Reader Opinion: Of primary importance
Primary things are the first things one should focus on or do because everything after that is based on what happened in that beginning stage. Elections are based on a similar process. People choose to become candidates for an office and begin a campaign, sometimes with party support...
July 11, 2018 - 7:30am
July 3, 2018
Reader Opinion: Votes count
Recently I have become dismayed over conflicting messages in our political process. Perhaps you, too, wonder how prominent, successful candidates for office can ignore their party's endorsement process (neighborhood party caucuses and endorsing conventions) by running in the primary...
July 3, 2018 - 6:30am
June 15, 2018
Supreme Court strikes state law banning political apparel in polling places
A Minnesota case involving electioneering at polling places on Election Day came before the U.S. Supreme Court, but state and local officials...
June 15, 2018 - 8:00am
June 6, 2018
Crow Wing sheriff's race heads to primary
Most who filed by the deadline to be a candidate for an elected office in Crow Wing County will have to wait until the November general election...
June 6, 2018 - 4:00am
September 17, 2014
Absentee ballots available Friday
Crow Wing County auditor-treasurer Laureen Borden announced that absentee ballots for the Nov. 4 general election will be available beginning Friday. New legislation has changed absentee balloting rules to allow any voter to cast an absentee ballot prior to election day. "Voters...
September 17, 2014 - 10:23pm