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Members of the Red Lake royalty take part in the State of the Band Friday at Seven Clans Casino. Jordan Shearer / Forum News Service
‘Be kind and love one another’: Officials outline future plans at Red Lake’s State of the Band address
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Walz allows temporary hours exemption for propane truckers
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Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, presented his first budget proposal, which included a gas tax hike and more funding for schools. Dana Ferguson / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
MN Capitol notebook: The budget fights begin, 'early win' faces turmoil in St. Paul
5 hours 41 min ago
Brainerd Parks and Recreation Board to meet
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Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn. and 2020 presidential candidate, speaks during a campaign stop in Knoxville, Iowa, on Feb. 17, 2019. Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker.
Klobuchar banks on middle road leading to Democratic nomination
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Brainerd Public Utilities Commission to meet
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Theodore Roosevelt campaigning in Yonkers, N.Y., Oct 17, 1912. Library of Congress.
'We stand at Armageddon': Teddy Roosevelt's improbable third-party presidential campaign
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. on January 23, 2019.  Washington Post photo by Melina Mara
House Democrats set Tuesday vote on overturning Trump emergency declaration
10 hours 59 min ago
Recently appointed Commissioner Sarah Strommen stopped by the Northland Arboretum Thursday, Feb. 21, to meet with local shareholders -- a meeting centered on promoting local water access, as well as measures to combat aquatic invasive species. She noted Chronic Wasting Disease also loomed large in discussions. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
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DNR boss: Beefed up funding for water management, CWD prevention
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February 21, 2019
An American flag hangs on a barn in Oconomowoc, Wis., Nov. 6, 2018.  (Tim Gruber/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Tips for better conversations across political divides
February 21, 2019 - 8:58pm
Beth Hannan, center, wearing a blue nametag for Democrats, and Emily Helgeson, right, with a red nametag for Republicans, listen to a presenter at the Better Angels meeting at the Inver Glen Library in Inver Grove Heights Jan. 26. The group encourages conversations between liberals and conservatives. Bob Shaw / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Seeking civility in civil discourse: Group facilitates conversation across party lines
February 21, 2019 - 8:49pm
Veronica Orellana of Worthington, Minn., speaks to the media and a crowd of supporters about how her family would be helped by a proposal to allow undocumented residents to obtain a driver's license at the State Capitol in St. Paul on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019.The Democratic-backed proposal faces its most difficult challenge in the state Senate, which is controlled by Republicans. (Dave Orrick / Pioneer Press)
Bill would allow undocumented immigrants to get Minn. driver's licenses
February 21, 2019 - 8:45pm
Insulin price increases have Minnesota legislators looking at overall pharmaceutical pricing. Chris Flynn / Forum News Service
Attorney General Keith Ellison creates task force to combat high drug prices
February 21, 2019 - 6:31pm
Advocates for the Equal Rights Amendment rally on the Virginia Capitol steps, in Richmond, Va., on Feb. 14. Washington Post photo by Patricia Sullivan.
ERA bill dies final death in GOP-controlled Virginia House of Delegates
February 21, 2019 - 5:48pm
Mark Harris fights back tears as his son John Harris testifies during a public hearing before the North Carolina State Board of Elections in Raleigh, N.C., Feb. 20, 2019. Harris testified that he had warned his father, the Republican candidate in North Carolina's ninth Congressional district, in April 2017 about his misgivings over L. McCrae Dowless Jr., a campaign operative. (Travis Long/Pool via The New York Times, Copyright 2019)
N.C. elections board orders new election in 9th Congressional District
February 21, 2019 - 5:15pm