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Twin Cities hit with record daily rainfall
Veteran Minnesota lawmaker ends campaign, denies daughter's allegation of inappropriate touching
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Legal challenge in Minnesota over insurance coverage for gender reassignment will proceed
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Minnesota's unemployment rate drops to 19-year low
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Teach a kid to hunt small game during Minnesota's Take a Kid Hunting Weekend
Wolf supporters seek recovery plan for predators
American woman pedals 184 mph, smashing record held by men for more than 100 years
Expect big sturgeon on Big Stone Lake someday
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A Matter of Balance classes offered in area
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Crosslake family takes steps to end Alzheimer's disease
Patients: Medical marijuana effectively treats pain, post-traumatic stress
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Minnesota artists bringing back Yellowstone Trail markers
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September 9, 2018
Latte Da to move to former Silver Creek Traders building: Sweet Life Bakery to operate there too
Sarah Blaeser, owner of Latte Da Coffee and Gifts, has had a good six years in her space adjoining The Wild Daisy in downtown Pequot Lakes, but...
September 9, 2018 - 6:00am
August 27, 2018
CLC, Minnesota State lead workforce development roundtable
The Brainerd lakes area workforce is thriving, but employers are still facing unmet workforce needs. That's why Central Lakes College and Minnesota...
August 27, 2018 - 9:00am
August 24, 2018
Poston congratulates Browerville resident on being crowned 2018 Princess Kay of the Milky Way
LAKE SHORE—Rep. John Poston offered congratulations to Rebekka Paskewitz of Browerville on being crowned the 2018 Princess Kay of the Milky Way as presented by the Midwest Dairy Association. "I want to congratulate Rebekka on being crowned this year's Princess Kay of the Milky...
August 24, 2018 - 11:30am
July 11, 2018
Poston praises loans for Browerville water, wastewater projects
Last week, the Minnesota Public Facilities Authority approved two loans totaling nearly $2.3 million for wastewater and water main improvements in the city of Browerville. "This is great news for families and businesses in Browerville that depend on access to safe and clean water,"...
July 11, 2018 - 6:30am
March 31, 2018
Legislators highlight tax bill, safe schools - Chamber hosts annual legislative forum
Tax conformity, safe and secure schools, mental health issues, transportation, jobs and the economy, clean water - these are all topics area...
March 31, 2018 - 7:00am
March 24, 2018
'Eggs & Issues' legislative forum over, easy
In lieu of a magic crystal ball, Brainerd lakes area businesses hoped to get a glimpse into the future by asking area legislators to be prognosticators...
March 24, 2018 - 4:00am
February 21, 2018
Poston announces run for 2nd term representing District 9A
State Rep. John Poston, R-Lake Shore, announced he will seek re-election for Minnesota House of Representatives District 9A Monday. After his...
February 21, 2018 - 3:00pm
February 7, 2018
Poston visits Lakewood Health System
STAPLES—District 9A State Rep. John Poston recently joined leaders at Lakewood Health System to tour the newly expanded clinic space and...
February 7, 2018 - 9:30am
December 23, 2017
Cass County Board: Commissioners meet with area legislators about 2018 concerns
WALKER—Reps. Sandy Layman and John Poston attended the Cass County Board meeting Tuesday to learn more about the county's concerns to take...
December 23, 2017 - 1:00pm
Brainerd area politicos sound off on tax bill
The tax reform bill recently passed by Washington lawmakers will be either a boon or a curse when it's signed into law, depending on which side...
December 23, 2017 - 10:00am
November 6, 2017
Poston wants constituents to attend ditch mowing meeting
Rep. John Poston, R-Lake Shore, encouraged constituents to attend an upcoming meeting in Baxter hosted by the Minnesota Department of Transportation...
November 6, 2017 - 11:13am
August 3, 2017
Cass County Board: Cass County legislators weigh in on session
WALKER—Four Republican state legislators who represent portions of Cass County appeared before the county board Tuesday to inform the board about measures they helped pass in 2017. Rep. Sandy Layman, District 5B, said, "We had an excellent session." She cited "a really good...
August 3, 2017 - 9:41am
July 24, 2017
Poston recognizes local farm families
State Rep. John Poston, R-Lake Shore, recently congratulated area 2017 Farm Families of the Year and Century Farms. "Congratulations to these...
July 24, 2017 - 12:30pm
June 4, 2017
From blaze pink to PILT: what Brainerd area gets from the 2017 legislative session
Tax relief for farmers and older Minnesotans, bonding money for local infrastructure projects, and more funding for natural resources all were...
June 4, 2017 - 4:00am
May 27, 2017
Bonding bill includes Cuyuna trail funds
The Minnesota Legislature passed a $988 million bonding bill Thursday, including $3.6 million for the Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area Mountain Bicycling Trails. Gov. Mark Dayton is expected to sign the bill in the next week. "We are thrilled with this result," said Aaron Hautala,...
May 27, 2017 - 5:00am