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Senate panel will investigate McCabe's claim that Rosenstein raised possibility of ousting Trump through 25th Amendment, Graham says
Firefighters respond to calls to businesses and more
Political, legal hits continue after Trump's emergency declaration
Amy Klobuchar vows to bridge rural-urban divide during first presidential campaign stop
Poston applauds Public Facilities Authority grant for Verndale water infrastructure projects
Business Notes for Feb. 17
Good Samaritan Society - Bethany named a high performer by U.S. News & World Report
Analysis: Amazon paid no federal taxes on $11.2 billion in profits last year
Biz Buzz: Development plan features green design
Boundaries are important when responding to work communication after hours
place a business brief
Colin Kaepernick still 'absolutely wants to play' in the NFL, attorney says
Area Male Athlete: Up-tempo Pequot perfect for Schommer
Outdoor Notes for Feb. 17
COLLEGE HOCKEY ROUNDUP: Beavers get 5-point weekend, move in to 4th in WCHA
Denver goalie Cooley blanks UMD for a second time this season
Athlete of the Week
Commentary: How many more lives must be lost?
Guest Opinion: Proposed paid and sick leave legislation is wrong for Minnesota
Commentary: Warming to the idea of a basic income
Our Opinion: It's past time to put down our cellphones
Wealth Column: Here's what you need to know if your Valentine manages the money
Send Your Opinion
Outdoor Notes for Feb. 17
Warroad class sheds light on careers in the outdoors
What's Up Outdoors: In search of sturgeon on Lake Winnebago
CWD found in wild deer in Crow Wing County
Retirement on the horizon for Crookston bait shop owners
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Jake Haapajoki took his own life as a teen. But his 'Smiles' live on.
Family of fighters: High school senior and three family members all diagnosed with cancer in four-week period
Growing Together: Take your mind off winter by preparing for spring gardening
Sign on the dotted line: Why millennials are writing contracts for their relationships
Clergy View: Agree to disagree
Science and Tech
This Was Brainerd
The pain of Frida Kahlo
TV show delves into Kensington Runestone
'Love Letters' performance to benefit Plut Scholarship
Performing Arts - Feb. 14
Legendary Whitesidewalls to perform in Staples
Her Voice Magazine
Special Issues and Magazines
Fred and Karen Nygaard
Paul F. Caquelin
Joel Brian Carlson
Timothy J. McGuire
Joel Brian Carlson
KLICK! & More
Crow Wing Co. In-Custody
On the Fly: Twitter feed
February 16, 2019
Eggs & Issues forum participants talk scrambled politics in St. Paul
Death and taxes may be the surities of life—at the Eggs & Issues forum hosted every year, it's taxes and more taxes, hashed out out over...
February 16, 2019 - 9:00am
February 14, 2019
Ruud, Lueck make push to slash taxes on charitable gambling
Local politicians are taking a shot at slashing tax rates on charitable gambling activities—a push to halve exorbitantly high rates, they...
February 14, 2019 - 9:00am
Legislators respond to governor's Line 3 appeal
Gov. Tim Walz's decision Tuesday, Feb. 12, to renew an appeal of the Line 3 oil pipeline by former Gov. Mark Dayton's Department of Commerce prompted responses from local legislators. The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission unanimously approved a certificate of need, and a contentious...
February 14, 2019 - 4:30am
February 13, 2019
Lakes area politicos blast Walz decision to appeal Enbridge Line 3
Gov. Tim Walz ruled Tuesday, Feb. 12, on the Enbridge Line 3 issue after months of speculation—directing state government to pursue an...
February 13, 2019 - 5:00am
February 11, 2019
Area legislators urge Walz to support Line 3, drop legal challenges
On Friday, 76 legislators from the Minnesota House and Senate sent a bipartisan letter to Gov. Tim Walz urging support for the Line 3 replacement...
February 11, 2019 - 5:00am
February 8, 2019
How to contact your local legislators
Sen. Paul Gazelka, R-Fairview Township (District 9) 95 University Ave. W. Minnesota Senate Building, Room 3113 St. Paul, MN 55155 651-296-4875 Email: Go to https://www.senate.mn/members for email form Sen. Carrie Ruud, R-Breezy Point (District 10) 95 University Ave. W. Minnesota...
February 8, 2019 - 7:30am
January 19, 2019
Area legislators sworn in
Minnesota's 2019 legislative session officially began Tuesday, Jan. 8, with legislators being sworn into office at the State Capitol. Those legislators...
January 19, 2019 - 6:00am
Lueck gains post on environment and natural resources committee
State Rep. Dale Lueck, R-Aitkin, accepted an appointment to serve as the Republican lead on the House's Environment and Natural Resources Policy...
December 19, 2018 - 9:30am
December 2, 2018
State grants available for shooting clubs
Rep. Dale Lueck, R-Aitkin, urges area shooting clubs to look at applying for a portion of $100,000 in state grants available for improving existing five-stand, pistol, rifle, skeet or trap ranges.
December 2, 2018 - 4:30am
December 1, 2018
Will Minnesota become the next state to legalize weed?
Governor-elect Tim Walz said he's in favor of legalizing recreational pot late last week—a sign of approval from the state's future chief...
December 1, 2018 - 9:00am
November 7, 2018
District 10B backs Lueck for 3rd term in Minnesota House
It's a third term for the Aitkin-based cattle rancher—a chance to see a number of old projects to fruition and, with new faces in high...
November 7, 2018 - 10:30am
November 2, 2018
Reader Opinion: Stauber has it right
Pete Stauber has it right for Congressional District 8. I have accompanied Pete on visits with citizens throughout Aitkin and Crow Wing counties. Pete understands the needs of our communities. Please don't believe the outright lies in the garbage mailers and TV ads. Here is what I...
November 2, 2018 - 2:31pm
Area legislative candidates share opinions at forum
Six area legislative candidates gathered to peddle their ideas at the final Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce candidate forum Monday, Oct. 29,...
November 2, 2018 - 6:00am
November 1, 2018
Lueck likes Mille Lacs winter regulations
State Rep. Dale Lueck, R-Aitkin, is voicing his support of the recently released winter walleye regulations for Mille Lacs Lake, which allow anglers to keep one walleye between 21-23 inches, or one fish over 28 inches. The regulation applies starting Dec. 1 and is based on the Minnesota...
November 1, 2018 - 4:30pm
October 30, 2018
Local state rep candidates spar over partisan lines in CLC forum
With all six local candidates in one room, the forum Monday, Oct. 29, in Central Lakes College's Chalberg Theatre took on a different quality—not...
October 30, 2018 - 3:00am