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Sinema wins in Arizona as Democrats capture a longtime GOP Senate seat
Sheriff: Apparent stray bullet kills former northwest Minn. police chief on forest hunting trail
Paradise has burned to the ground, and officials now try to pick up the pieces
Jump into cold river cools off Minnesota shoplifting suspect for police
Two teens critically injured in alcohol-related crash in central Minnesota
Another pipeline to start in ND and head to Texas?
Amazon borrows holiday tips from retailers it crushed
Seasonal worker didn’t know former boss was escaping after fraud accusations
Co-op seeking access to inventory taxidermy, property
Chad Schwendeman Takes Top International Honors
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Mauer gets emotional in his goodbye with Twins royalty looking on
Toothless yet restrained, Nick Seeler gets last laugh for Wild
Mauer has standing offer to help Twins in future -- maybe as coach
Racing: BIR owner dies in boating accident
NHL reaches settlement with former players in concussion suit
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McFeely: Saying farewell to radio
Guest Opinion: Ask a Trooper
War story: This U.S. soldier from Germany made false teeth for his comrades during WWII
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Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame inducts Matt Straw
Manvel, N.D., couple brings baby along for the hunt
WATCH: Female hunters are on the rise in Minnesota, North Dakota
Minnesota opening weekend deer harvest down from last year
Experienced outdoorsman selected to lead outdoor coverage for Forum Communications
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Crow Wing Energized: Resiliency and hope - a vet reflects
Seasonal depression, 'winter blues' and SAD
New government guidelines say you can get your exercise in small doses
Happy Holidays? Hospice offers classes to get through grief during a happy time of year
Overwhelmed caregiver accounts for insufficient family updates
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This Was Brainerd
Meet Rachel Hollis, the Texas mom shaking up this year's best-seller list
Stan Lee, creator of superheroes, dies at 95
Young Authors Conference is Nov. 13 in Staples
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Racing: BIR owner dies in boating accident
November 8, 2018
Gov.-elect Walz says Capitol gridlock will fall to him
ST. PAUL -- Governor-elect Tim Walz on Thursday said it would be his responsibility to break up political gridlock in the Statehouse. Facing...
November 8, 2018 - 5:28pm
MN Republicans re-elect Gazelka as senate majority leader
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Senate Republicans on Thursday. Nov. 8, unanimously re-elected their leader and selected a new president of that chamber. In a closed meeting, Republican lawmakers elected Sen. Paul Gazelka, R-Nisswa, to serve as Senate Majority Leader and Sen. Jeremy Miller,...
November 8, 2018 - 4:24pm
November 5, 2018
Gazelka celebrates affordable housing investments in Motley and Staples
State Sen. Paul Gazelka, R-Nisswa, celebrated the announcement of new state and federal investments in affordable housing in Motley and Staples. Developments in the two cities were chosen to receive funding by Minnesota Housing, the state's housing finance agency, after a competitive...
November 5, 2018 - 11:06pm
June 2, 2018
CentraCare Health receives funding for Long Prairie Regional Community Well-Being Center
LONG PRAIRIE—CentraCare Health-Long Prairie will receive $700,000 from the Minnesota Legislature to be used toward a Regional Community Well-Being Center after Gov. Mark Dayton signed the Omnibus Bonding Bill, which totaled $1.5 billion in projects across the state. Local lawmakers...
June 2, 2018 - 6:30am
May 27, 2018
Business Note - May 27
Little Falls chamber to host Gazelka, Kresha LITTLE FALLS—The Little Falls Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Legislative Update, 10:30 am — noon, Thursday, May 31, in the Little Falls City Hall Council Chambers, 100 Seventh Ave. NE, Little Falls. Senate Majority Leader...
May 27, 2018 - 3:00am
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 18, 2018
Minnesota leaders promise school safety funds
ST. PAUL — A deadly Texas school shooting has turned Minnesota safe school legislation into a top priority. The Friday, May 18, shooting...
May 18, 2018 - 7:45pm
May 16, 2018
Minnesota bonding loses, tax bill faces veto
ST. PAUL—Legislation that would affect every Minnesota taxpayer appears headed toward a veto. A separate measure to fund public works projects...
May 16, 2018 - 4:03pm
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
May 12, 2018
Governor lands bass but not a walleye: Guide may have brought back the day's biggest prize
SPICER — Governor Mark Dayton led his boatmates by catching three of the eight largemouth bass they landed and released on the fishing...
May 12, 2018 - 4:25pm
May 7, 2018
Senators vote to ease Minnesota child care rules
ST. PAUL — Rural Minnesota legislators say the most-heard needs from their constituents is lack of affordable child care, and now senators...
May 7, 2018 - 4:42pm
April 12, 2018
'He finagled the system': Gov. Dayton blasts millionaire who took food stamps to make a point
ST. PAUL — A wealthy Minnesotan who signed up for food stamps to prove people could get them even if they did not need assistance should...
April 12, 2018 - 3:24pm
April 10, 2018
Fishbach again sued for being senator, lieutenant governor
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's lieutenant governor, who says her main job is state senator, is being sued a second time for holding both positions....
April 10, 2018 - 6:35pm
April 8, 2018
Gazelka authors bill to name memorial highway after fallen State Trooper Ray Krueger
State Trooper Ray Krueger, a 25 year veteran of the State Highway Patrol who was killed in the line of duty in November 1959, could be honored by a memorial highway if a bill authored by Sen. Paul Gazelka, R-Nisswa, becomes law this year. Gazelka authored the bill after Krueger's...
April 8, 2018 - 12:00pm
April 6, 2018
Reader Opinion: Invest in Glensheen
Growing up in Crosby, my first memory of the Glensheen mansion in Duluth was when the fourth grade "Horizons" class (the "smart kids") visited the grand old house. I was not one of those smart kids. I remember being supremely jealous, and the experience lit a fire under me to perform...
April 6, 2018 - 9:30am