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Daniel Coats testifies at his hearing to serve as the director of National Intelligence, before the Senate Intelligence Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Feb. 28, 2017. Coats is a former Republican senator from Indiana. (Copyright Al Drago/The New York Times)
Coats says he was not criticizing Trump for inviting Putin to visit
2 hours 45 min ago
Daniel Coats testifies at his hearing to serve as the director of National Intelligence, before the Senate Intelligence Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Feb. 28, 2017. Coats is a former Republican senator from Indiana. (Copyright Al Drago/The New York Times)
Coats says he was not criticizing Trump for inviting Putin to visit
2 hours 45 min ago
U.S. President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with members of Congress at the White House this week. Bloomberg photo by Yuri Gripas
Trump's Putin fallout: Inside the White House's walk-backs
9 hours 4 min ago
Property markers set off corners on land once home to Dan's Sod near the intersection of Novotny Road and Edgewood Drive in Baxter. Renee Richardson / Brainerd Dispatch
Baxter City Council: Council hears early plans for commercial, residential development
11 hours 33 min ago
President Donald Trump boards Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, July 20, 2018. Trump’s longtime lawyer, Michael Cohen, secretly recorded a conversation with Trump two months before the presidential election in which they discussed payments to a former Playboy model who said she had an affair with Trump, according to lawyers and others familiar with the recording. (Al Drago/The New York Times)
Trump lashes out at secret Cohen recording
11 hours 35 min ago
DFL House candidates to debate in Brainerd
16 hours 3 min ago
July 20, 2018
Joe Radinovich
Women in Nolan scandal defend Radinovich
July 20, 2018 - 7:54pm
Michael Cohen, longtime lawyer for President Trump, at federal court in New York on May 30, 2018. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Peter Foley.
In secret recording seized by FBI, Trump and Cohen discuss buying rights to model's account of affair
July 20, 2018 - 7:54pm
Attorney General Lori Swanson and U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan tell the media on Monday, June 4, 2018, they are running for Minnesota governor and lieutenant governor. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Governor's race heats up: Swanson backs Nolan after allegations
July 20, 2018 - 6:20pm
Bemidji joins 130 Minnesota cities to oppose sale of strong alcohol in grocery, convenience stores
July 20, 2018 - 6:13pm
U.S. Rep. Tim Walz offers up a proposal Wednesday, July 18, 2018, to provide up to $12 billion a year to small communities throughout the country. The proposal came from Walz as a congressman, but it could help him in his run for Minnesota governor. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Official announcement or politics?
July 20, 2018 - 5:03pm
Cass County Board: More money being spent on fewer veterans
July 20, 2018 - 1:00pm
President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with members of Congress at the White House on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 in Washington. Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford
Trump suggests he's 'ready' to impose tariffs on every Chinese import
July 20, 2018 - 10:54am
Part of the cover of the 2018 Cass County Tax Forfeited Lands Public Auction booklet.
Cass County Board: $461K collected from sale of tax-forfeited land
July 20, 2018 - 9:09am
The Pine River-Backus School Board identified a difficult topic in the student handbook when board chair Chris Cunningham brought up cell phones in the classroom. Photo Illustration
PIne River-Backus School Board: Cell phones pose tricky question in student handbook
July 20, 2018 - 4:00am
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