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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
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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
October 21, 2018
Was it necessary? Parties weigh in on the criminal case involving Enbridge pipeline “valve turners”
BAGLEY, Minn—Was the crime necessary? The charges may have been dismissed; the jury may have gone home; but that central question remained...
October 21, 2018 - 6:05am
September 13, 2018
Chutich touts diverse law background in state supreme court bid
It's conventional wisdom that Minnesotans are often uncomfortable talking about themselves. Chalk Justice Margaret Chutich up as "Exhibit A"...
September 13, 2018 - 12:00pm
April 23, 2018
Trump travel-ban fight at high court to test presidential power
Fifteen months after Donald Trump's first travel ban set the in-your-face tone for his presidency, the controversy finally comes before the Supreme...
April 23, 2018 - 10:13am
February 26, 2018
Employers can't discriminate based on sexual orientation, court says
Discriminating against someone on the basis of sexual orientation is prohibited under federal civil rights law, a federal appeals court ruled...
February 26, 2018 - 5:56pm
February 6, 2018
Analysis: Treason is serious business, despite how its used in our discourse
What is treason, exactly? In U.S. law, it's a very narrow set of crimes - so narrow that only a couple dozen people have been charged with treason...
February 6, 2018 - 7:11am
December 8, 2017
The Space Kingdom of Asgardia says it just launched a new nation in space. A legal expert disagrees.
It might not look like much but a small, new satellite now in orbit above Earth holds the claim of being a first step into the final frontier....
December 8, 2017 - 12:06pm
December 7, 2017
Brainerd Public Utilities: Annexation hearing nears conclusion
The future address of Brainerd Public Utilities hangs in the balance as attorneys representing Brainerd and Baxter argued their sides of a legal...
December 7, 2017 - 6:00am
November 2, 2017
MnDOT hires new chief lawyer
The Minnesota Department of Transportation named Craig Gustafson as its new Chief Counsel. Gustafson's appointment begins Nov. 15, according to a MnDOT news release. Gustafson will lead a team of experts who will provide advice and counsel for MnDOT's various legal needs that can...
November 2, 2017 - 1:30pm
October 1, 2017
She was a clean air pioneer:How ‘freedom to breathe’ in Minnesota started in Moose Lake
MOOSE LAKE, Minn. — A slender woman with short gray hair sat in a booth at Art's Cafe, holding a cup of steaming coffee with both hands....
October 1, 2017 - 6:00am
State announces judge vacancies in Brainerd-area district
ST. PAUL—The Commission on Judicial Selection announced Friday that two judgeship vacancies are occurring in Minnesota's Ninth Judicial District. The vacancies are created upon the retirement of the Honorable Richard A. Zimmerman, effective Sept. 5, and upon an order by the...
July 1, 2017 - 4:30am
June 12, 2017
U.S. court upholds $11M verdict against Toyota over fatal Minn. crash
A federal appeals court on Friday upheld an $11 million verdict against Toyota Motor Corp over a fatal 2006 car crash in Minnesota, which a jury...
June 12, 2017 - 1:19pm
April 27, 2017
Minnesota's top judge speaks on the justice system
Minnesota Supreme Court Chief Justice Lorie Gildea spoke in Brainerd Tuesday on why the state's judicial system is the best in the nation, and...
April 27, 2017 - 6:30am
April 26, 2017
Lawyer for ex-NFL star Hernandez denies letter mentioned prison lover
BOSTON - A lawyer for former National Football League star Aaron Hernandez on Tuesday, April 25, denied media reports that the athlete wrote...
April 26, 2017 - 9:58am
April 19, 2017
Dayton appoints Appeals judge for 8th District
Gov. Mark Dayton on Tuesday announced the appointment of Judge James B. Florey to represent the 8th Congressional District on the Minnesota Court of Appeals. Judge Florey will be replacing the Honorable Lawrence B. Stauber, who is retiring at the end of May, a news release said. "Judge...
April 19, 2017 - 5:00am
April 5, 2017
Minnesota Supreme Court justice to speak in Brainerd
Minnesota Supreme Court Chief Justice Lorie S. Gildea will speak at a public forum at the Chalberg Theatre at Central Lakes College in Brainerd...
April 5, 2017 - 7:05am