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Former Sen. Coleman dives into lake north of Brainerd to avoid boat crash
'First Inhabitants' talk set Tuesday, June 25
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Iran warns US it could down more drones as Pompeo arrives in Persian Gulf
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Farm deluge starts to seep into America's fragile rural economy
Trump to sign executive order to compel disclosure of health care prices
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Stock Car Racing: Winning and racing more than a hobby for Gonskas
Legion Baseball: Brainerd enjoys 2-1 weekend
Pineda mistake costly as Twins lose finale in Kansas City
Reavie wins Travelers for first title since 2008
Green captures Women's PGA for first career win
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Guest Opinion: Stepping up to create a clean energy future
McFeely: No signs of bigots, but plenty of friendship at Pelican Rapids festival
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Outdoor notes for June 23
Western Minnesota pelicans slowly rebounding
Rescuing a raptor: Neighbors, volunteers return eaglet to nest
Researchers tackle brainworm epidemic in northern Minnesota moose population
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Twitter challenge reveals ugly truth behind Minnesota Nice
The importance of being an advocate for mental health
Minnesota Zoo monorail train gets new life in rural Wisconsin
New app helps connect hungry children with food in Minnesota
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Dave Bartholomew, musician and producer who guided Fats Domino's career, dies at 100
Judith Krantz, best-selling author of racy romance novels, dies at 91
Jammin' at Moondance Country Fest
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This Was Brainerd - June 24
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June 19, 2019
Thief River Falls chiropractor sentenced for insurance fraud
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — A Thief River Falls chiropractor who was paid $1.1 million from false insurance claims was sentenced Tuesday, June...
June 19, 2019 - 8:38pm
Financial fraud and scams seminar planned
Marty Fleischhacker, Senior Financial Fraud Ombudsman with the Minnesota Department of Commerce, will present a seminar regarding common types of financial fraud and scams at 1:30 p.m. Friday, June 21, in the Great Room at The Center, 803 Kingwood St., Brainerd. Fleischhacker will...
June 19, 2019 - 10:30am
May 15, 2019
Guest Opinion: Combatting senior fraud
It all started a few years ago when Duluth native Peggy Heistad Huri's mother received a seemingly innocent phone call asking questions about...
May 15, 2019 - 7:30am
May 6, 2019
Former University of Minnesota athletics official sentenced for fraud
Written by Josh Verges / St. Paul Pioneer Press ST. PAUL -- A former assistant athletics director was sentenced Monday, May 6, to 21 months in...
May 6, 2019 - 6:23pm
May 4, 2019
Nurse accused of defrauding Mayo Clinic of over $70K
WASECA — A nurse manager for Mayo Clinic is accused of making nearly $71,000 in false mileage reimbursement claims. Christine Chadderdon, 50,...
May 4, 2019 - 1:27pm
April 13, 2019
Fraud fallout: Local politicos comment on statewide child care fraud scandal
State-funded child care services across Minnesota are getting a long, hard look amid fallout from a fraud scandal that first broke early last...
April 13, 2019 - 5:00am
April 3, 2019
Reader Opinion: Playing loose with the numbers
While I totally agree with Representative Heintzeman that it is time to eliminate fraud and waste (it's always that time), he seems to think that all big numbers are pretty much the same. First, a TV news story suggested that there might be $100 million in fraud directly linked to...
April 3, 2019 - 2:30am
March 26, 2019
Minnesota child care fraud debate starts then fizzles at the Capitol
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota lawmakers started a conversation about combatting fraud in the state's child care assistance program then abruptly set...
March 26, 2019 - 1:25pm
March 22, 2019
Minnesota DHS official calls fraud probe 'political distraction'
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota official at the center of questions about how the state investigates child care fraud fired back Friday, March 22,...
March 22, 2019 - 8:31pm
March 19, 2019
Bemidji State employee gets jail time for stealing over $36K
BEMIDJI — Jeff Sande, the longtime Bemidji State University physical plant manager who in January pleaded guilty to spending tens of thousands...
March 19, 2019 - 5:34pm
March 12, 2019
FBI accuses wealthy parents, including celebrities, in college-entrance bribery scheme
WASHINGTON - The Justice Department on Tuesday charged more than 30 wealthy people - including two television stars - with being part of a long-running...
March 12, 2019 - 6:14pm
February 16, 2019
VA official who exploited veterans in fraud scam gets 11 years
A disabled infantryman who served three tours in Iraq and was exploited by a Department of Veterans Affairs official looked across a courtroom...
February 16, 2019 - 1:57pm
January 24, 2019
Minnesota recoups $3.1 million in fraud, deceptive marketing claims
ST. PAUL - The Minnesota attorney general’s office said it has recouped $3.1 million after settling three multi-state, health care-related...
January 24, 2019 - 3:18pm
December 27, 2018
Fraudulent veterans phone card charity to shut down
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans donated money to a Colorado-based charity for years to help soldiers call home, but Attorney General Lori Swanson says...
December 27, 2018 - 7:09pm
December 5, 2018
Former Minnesota elevator manager on electronic monitoring after turning himself in; Hennessey faces federal charge of mail fraud
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — The former manager of the now-dissolved Ashby Farmers Cooperative Elevator will be on electronic monitoring pending further...
December 5, 2018 - 4:28pm