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July 11, 2018
Debra Hilstrom of Brooklyn Center stops by the Brainerd Dispatch offices Tuesday, July 10, to talk about her bid for Minnesota attorney general. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Hilstrom shores up bid for AG's office
July 11, 2018 - 12:00pm
June 15, 2018
Supreme Court strikes state law banning political apparel in polling places
June 15, 2018 - 8:00am
May 11, 2018
Reader Opinion: Tired of partisan situation
May 11, 2018 - 7:30am
April 10, 2018
Reader Opinion: Leading us to change
April 10, 2018 - 9:30am
April 6, 2018
Voters will head to the polls to cast ballots as part of the Brainerd School District bond referendum from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 10. Voters will see three questions that seek a total of $145.71 million to improve all school facilities - including $12 million in improvements to Nisswa Elementary School. Screen grab of the lower part of the website homepage.
Brainerd School District: Attention voters - Bond referendum vote is Tuesday
April 6, 2018 - 3:00am
December 12, 2017
Brainerd School Board members listen Monday as Superintendent Laine Larson goes over the presentation of the facilities plan. The board approved the plan.
Jennifer Stockinger / Brainerd Dispatch
Building plans for Brainerd schools ISD 181 final: Now it's up to voters in April
December 12, 2017 - 5:00am
November 13, 2017
The Brainerd School Board .... Harrison Elementary School. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd schools may see new Baxter elementary, but not Harrison
November 13, 2017 - 10:06pm
June 19, 2017
Klobuchar introduces automatic voter registration bill
June 19, 2017 - 8:42pm
April 27, 2017
Reader Opinion: Protesters contempt is for voters who put Trump in office
April 27, 2017 - 9:00am
January 30, 2017
"President Trump's claim that millions of ineligible votes were cast nationwide in the last election is false and irresponsible. The president's comments have rightfully drawn strong bipartisan condemnation, are an attack on American democracy, and could have the dangerous effect of undermining confidence in the electoral system. Minnesota has rigorous safety measures in place before, on, and after Election Day to ensure our elections are fair and secure." - Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon.
Minnesota leaders doubtful of Trump voter fraud claims
January 30, 2017 - 1:56pm
September 20, 2016
If the referendum passes, Minnesota's constitution will be amended to create an "independent citizens-only" commission that would choose whether to raise legislators' salaries, which have stayed at $31,140 since 1999. Illustration
Voters to decide how Minnesota lawmaker pay is set
September 20, 2016 - 9:45pm
April 29, 2016
Reader Opinion: It's up to the voters
April 29, 2016 - 8:33am
February 19, 2015
Reader Opinion: Hypocrisy
February 19, 2015 - 12:02am
November 21, 2014
Single issue voters
November 21, 2014 - 7:42pm
November 5, 2014
School board candidate Tom Haglin (left), Lucy Neshiem, Ellen Haglin, Crow Wing County Commissioner (District 3) candidate Rachel Reabe Nystrom and current school board member Bob Nystrom chat at the Crow Wing County Courthouse Tuesday night as election results start to come in. (Kelly Humphrey, Brainerd Dispatch)
Voter turnout eclipses 70 percent for midterm election
November 5, 2014 - 6:59pm