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2019 tax season likely won’t be too messy after all. But Minnesota’s code may still need a rewrite
Recruitment war sets up battle for the sexes
Russians interacted with at least 14 Trump associates during the campaign and transition
Brainerd elementary school posts anti-Trump meme to Facebook
After the deadly Camp Fire, a dog waited for his owners to return. They've finally been reunited.
Tesla may consider buying idle GM plants
Madden's Announces New Golf Course Superintendent
Build Your Own Fishing Rod
The last Christmas: Central Minnesota tree farm to close, neighbor faces uncertain future
US economy adds 155,000 jobs in November, below expectations; unemployment, 3.7 percent
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Wrestling: Brainerd wins first Paul Bunyan Invite title since 1988
Gophers community raises $15,000 for Dupree McBrayer’s late mom, bringing ‘tears of joy’
College Athletics: Central Lakes players, coaches honored
Athlete of the Week
Veeder: The light of childhood reminds us to embrace life
Swift: Saving 'Niece-mas' by getting with the program
Bursack: People with dementia still sensitive to caregiver's body language
Faith Conversations: Catholic dioceses gather to enliven leaders, discuss challenges
Commentary: Hallmark - Holiday cheer made simple
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Tighter regulations set for March 1 on Lake of the Woods and Rainy River
Studying the mallard migration: Cellphone technology helping to gather new information on ducks
What's Up Outdoors: Ice fishing gift ideas to add to the Christmas list
Mountain lion found dead near Nimrod in north-central Minnesota
Flooding the rinks
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
A blood clot formed in the exact shape of a man's lung passage - then he coughed it up
Wealth Column: Give the gift of estate planning to loved ones this holiday season
An artist suffered mysterious symptoms for years. Then she realized her sculpture was poisoning her.
MN Department of Health urges action to limit influenza this winter
Column: Parents should encourage girls to get angry and show it. Here's how.
Science and Tech
This Was Brainerd
5 ancient beauty tricks we’re still using today
Crosslake: Literary huddle has Tuesdays booked - Group delves into classic literature
'Avengers: Endgame' trailer shows Marvel's tactic of linking films
Legacy Chorale to perform concerts
Guys from Minnesota’s lake country create popular YouTube channel just being themselves
Her Voice Magazine
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November 27, 2018
Ruud, Hilgart, Johnson attend national conference for elected women
State Sen. Carrie Ruud, R-Breezy Point; Brainerd council member Sue Hilgart; and Staples council member Rachel Johnson were among more than 100 elected women at the National Foundation for Women Legislators conference Nov. 13-17 in Washington, D.C. "I am extremely honored to be a...
November 27, 2018 - 6:30am
November 20, 2018
Crow Wing County Community Services wins innovation award
Crow Wing County Community Services was recognized with a Local Government Innovation Award from the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the...
November 20, 2018 - 9:00am
November 14, 2018
Pelosi seeks to shore up votes for speaker; McConnell,Schumer keep top Senate spots
WASHINGTON - With last week's midterms largely in the rearview mirror, leadership elections are the order of the day on Capitol Hill. In morning...
November 14, 2018 - 12:14pm
November 3, 2018
Crosslake: Candidates emphasize need for public input
The four city council candidates and two mayoral candidates in Crosslake participated in a public forum Tuesday, Oct. 23, at Crosslake Community...
November 3, 2018 - 8:00am
October 21, 2018
Crosslake forum is Tuesday at school
The Crosslake mayor and city council candidate forum is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, at Crosslake Community School. Meet the candidates,...
October 21, 2018 - 12:00pm
October 12, 2018
Candidate Forum: CWC District 2 candidates address public concerns
A packed room of Crow Wing County residents turned out to hear from county commissioner hopefuls for Districts 2 and 3 at a candidate forum Tuesday,...
October 12, 2018 - 8:00am
October 5, 2018
Unemployment rate falls to 3.7 percent, lowest since 1969
WASHINGTON - The unemployment rate fell to 3.7 percent in September, its lowest level since 1969, the Labor Department reported Friday, Oct....
October 5, 2018 - 8:56am
October 3, 2018
Commentary: In battleground Minnesota, Trump's trade wars are changing the political landscape
When Robert Zimmerman grew up in Hibbing, Minnesota, the area's politics were as deep blue as the waters of Lake Superior to the east. The nearby...
October 3, 2018 - 11:38am
Analysis: Will the Democrats wake up before 2020?
The Iowa State Fair is an obligatory stop on the road to the White House, a cultural and culinary festival of heartland sensibilities, varied...
October 3, 2018 - 5:05am
October 2, 2018
FDA seizes documents at headquarters of e-cigarette maker Juul
FDA inspectors seized more than 1,000 pages of documents at e-cigarette maker Juul Labs' headquarters in San Francisco last week, part of the...
October 2, 2018 - 1:07pm
September 25, 2018
MNLARS 'inaccuracies' found: Some overcharged, other undercharged for registrations, state says
ST. PAUL — A state review released Tuesday, Sept. 25, found "significant inaccuracies" in what Minnesotans were charged while registering vehicles. The Legislative Auditor reviewed transactions associated with the new Minnesota Licensing and Registration System. Started up in...
September 25, 2018 - 9:10pm
Reader Opinion: A bright new day
The way I've read it, centuries ago, religion and government were in "collusion." To greatly simplify it, the Catholic church used the government to empower itself over the people, and the government used the church to also empower itself over the people. The church found certain...
September 25, 2018 - 8:30am
September 5, 2018
Trump is 'livid over New York Times 'resistance' op-ed
President Donald Trump and his aides reacted with indignation Wednesday, Sept. 5, to an unsigned opinion column from a senior official blasting...
September 5, 2018 - 9:53pm
Kavanaugh debates and dodges on Day 2 of his Supreme Court confirmation hearing
WASHINGTON - Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh presented himself to the Senate and the American public Wednesday as an independent judge...
September 5, 2018 - 7:59pm
Justice Department to consider allegations of censorship on Facebook, Twitter
Attorney General Jeff Sessions plans to meet with state attorneys general later this month to discuss whether tech companies may be "intentionally...
September 5, 2018 - 3:21pm