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Nazis took his citizenship when he was a child. On Tuesday, it will be restored.
Lawyers for Kavanaugh accuser say she accepts Senate committee's request to testify
Health care Q+A with Minnesota Senate candidates Smith, Housley
Moderators, Wardlow bring Ellison's abuse allegations to center stage during debate
Marty Schwab joins Edina Realty Baxter Sales Office
Antolak Joins Mid Minnesota as Business Lender
Irvin moves across Duluth harbor for first time in 30 years
Economic boom in Nisswa's future with Grand View expansion
Legal challenge in Minnesota over insurance coverage for gender reassignment will proceed
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A's walk off with win over Twins, again
Stricker, Jobe share lead heading to final round in Sioux Falls
Minnesota nearly blows 3-0 lead to beat Portland
Kyle Busch goes from back to first for Richmond win
Coyle's hat trick fuels Wild 7-0 rout of Avalanche
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Daughter's desire to remain employed conflicts with mom's needs
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DNR expect good waterfowl opener
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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Growing the church: Addition under construction at St. Francis
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Minnesota artists bringing back Yellowstone Trail markers
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September 11, 2018
Reader Opinion: Vote Goddard
Capt. Scott Goddard for 23 years, as a leader in the sheriff's department, served in Breezy Point and Pequot Lakes, and has developed skills important to our schools and community. Sheriff Todd Dahl has prepared Scott to replace him as sheriff of Crow Wing County, and has endorsed...
September 11, 2018 - 6:30am
August 22, 2018
Reader Opinion: Hilstrom an alternative
The Friday, Aug. 17, 2018 Star Tribune reported: the National Organization for Women (NOW) calls for DFL nominee Keith Ellison, who won an overwhelming victory in the Aug. 14 primary election, to drop out of the race for attorney general. U.S Sen. Al Franken was forced to resign for...
August 22, 2018 - 12:30pm
August 9, 2018
Reader Opinion: Vote in the primary election
Regardless of the political party you support, it is important that you vote in the primary election Tuesday, Aug. 14. It is your opportunity to vote for the following candidates: • Minnesota governor • Minnesota Attorney General's office • DFL for Congress • Republican for...
August 9, 2018 - 2:30am
May 2, 2018
Reader Opinion: Secrets to a healthy, happy life
I am age 95, in excellent physical and mental health. These are some of the secrets to a healthy life. When you feel pressured or stressed out, if you listen to your body, it will let you know when you are pushing too much. Be good to yourself and take a little time off. Go for a...
May 2, 2018 - 9:30am
April 13, 2018
Reader Opinion: Supports Nystrom
In regard to the April 5 "Nystrom won't seek re-election" story in the Brainerd Dispatch, a few things stand out. Nystrom attended the "March for Our Lives" March 24 in Washington, D.C. about "concern for school shootings." Nystrom says she knows both the highs of winning election...
April 13, 2018 - 9:30am
April 1, 2018
Reader Opinion: In memory of Carol Coulter
Carol J. Coulter was mayor of the City of Crosslake March 4, 1981, for a land use problem to be investigated and solved. The responsible person was me, Bob Uppgaard, Star Route 1, Crosslake. The Whitefish Area Property Owners Association (WAPOA) applied for a $5,000 grant for Al Cibuzar...
April 1, 2018 - 7:30am
March 13, 2018
Reader Opinion: Popular vote vs. Electoral College
The Electoral College on Nov. 8, 2017, elected Donald Trump, despite Hillary Clinton winning the popular vote by more than 2.9 million votes. The American Bar Association criticized the Electoral College as archaic and ambiguous, and its polling showed 69 percent of lawyers favored...
March 13, 2018 - 10:30am
January 24, 2018
Reader Opinion: Government shutdown
The Monday Dispatch story that "Minnesota, ND senators split vote on shutdown" reports on facts that need to be shared. The bill failed 50-49, mostly due to "no" votes by several Republicans and a mostly united Democratic Senate delegation. Minnesota's two Democratic senators—Amy...
January 24, 2018 - 7:30am
January 17, 2018
Reader Opinion: 'Fire and Fury'
"Fire And Fury — Inside the Trump White House" by author Michael Wolff was topic for discussion on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" Jan. 4 at 6 a.m. The copy I ordered arrived Thursday, Jan. 11. The author's notes reflects what he learned from his 18 months as a fly-on-the wall status,...
January 17, 2018 - 7:30am
November 13, 2017
Brainerd recognizes vets for another year
Brainerd High School students and the community at large sat down Friday to hear how Bob Uppgaard helped make sure U.S. troops had enough supplies...
November 13, 2017 - 11:56am
March 28, 2017
Reader Opinion: Clean waters
Rep. Josh Heintzeman reports on what he has accomplished in the past four years in his Guest Opinion Sunday, March 19, 2017 "Dangerous Waters" and Sunday, Feb. 18 topic "Governor's single-payer proposal is not solution to MNsure crisis."
March 28, 2017 - 9:00am
December 13, 2016
Reader Opinion: Saturday Night Live
We learned in less than two minutes what to expect if Andrew Puzder, a fast-food restaurant mogul, becomes our next Labor Secretary. In less than two minutes we learned what to expect if the electoral college on Monday, Dec. 19, 2016, supports President-elect Donald Trump. I fear...
December 13, 2016 - 10:02pm
November 14, 2016
Reader Opinion: What Have We Done?
The Sunday Tribune "What Will Trump Mean for Minnesota?" The following is what I learned: Republican Donald Trump's election comes at a pivotal moment for Minnesotan and is nearly certain to bring significant changes to a state that has built strong ties to President Obama's administration....
November 14, 2016 - 10:54am