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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
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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
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
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November 12, 2018
Midterm aftermath: State GOP chair talks 2018 election, eyes 2020 races
In many ways, the 2018 midterm elections have been a tale of two Minnesotas—one rural backcountry, the other urban metro —with the...
November 12, 2018 - 11:00am
November 7, 2018
Ellison declares victory in attorney general’s race
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Republicans had high hopes this would be the year they would break the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party’s grip on the state’s constitutional offices. An open race for attorney general seemed like their best bet. But Democratic candidate Congressman Keith Ellison...
November 7, 2018 - 12:33am
November 3, 2018
Minnesota’s big races — and there are a lot of them — near the finish line. Here’s a refresher on their top issues
ST. PAUL — Think of an elected office in Minnesota. Odds are, it’ll be on the ballot Tuesday. From governor to Congress to state lawmakers...
November 3, 2018 - 4:32pm
November 1, 2018
Keith Ellison’s past: Smear campaign or fair game?
ST. PAUL — For more than a decade, Keith Ellison’s political opponents have criticized him with the same list of grievances: His past association...
November 1, 2018 - 8:57pm
October 30, 2018
Reader Opinion: Inaccurate depiction of Wardlow
I am writing to respond to the Wardlow article. It was disappointing for the paper print such a one-sided story filled with falsehoods. The story presents Attorney General candidate Doug Wardlow as a non-partisan option for AG and Keith Ellison as an activist. A brief look at Wardlow's...
October 30, 2018 - 5:30am
Reader Opinion: Be ready to vote
Tim Walz wants Minnesota to be a sanctuary state. Keith Ellison, ditto. Tina Smith, ditto. Amy Klobuchar, ditto. Joe Radinovich, ditto. With these DFL people in office, we could just tell the 7,000-plus "caravan" coming from Mexico to keep coming (with thousands more to follow), Minnesota...
October 30, 2018 - 2:31am
October 27, 2018
Doug Wardlow, LGBT rights and the gay man he allegedly bullied in high school
ST. PAUL — Republican attorney general candidate Doug Wardlow’s record of opposing some gay rights dates back years. For Ryan Durant, a former...
October 27, 2018 - 10:33am
October 25, 2018
Three vying for Minnesota attorney general in hotly contested race
ST. PAUL—Three candidates are running for the position of attorney general of Minnesota, a race that is anticipated to be one of the most...
October 25, 2018 - 10:17am
October 18, 2018
Wardlow envisions neutral, nonpartisan role in state AG bid
The office of Minnesota attorney general is often seen as an independent arbiter—the state's top lawyer, working at the behest of its people's...
October 18, 2018 - 11:00am
October 17, 2018
Keith Ellison's divorce records unsealed: Congressman said he was abused
ST. PAUL — Keith Ellison's ex-wife never accused him of abusing her — though he accused her of physically abusing him. Those are...
October 17, 2018 - 8:55pm
Reader Opinion: Ellison and antifa
Anyone going to vote in November please Google "Keith Ellison antifa" and see the photo that comes up. It is of a smiling Keith Ellison holding an antifa handbook that he posted online himself. Antifa is a violent left wing group that U.S. Homeland Security has labeled
October 17, 2018 - 5:30am
October 16, 2018
Ellison's ex-wife pleads to keep parts of divorce record secret, says there was no abuse in 25 years of marriage
ST. PAUL—U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison's ex-wife on Tuesday made a public plea for some of the couple's divorce records to remain out of the...
October 16, 2018 - 6:13pm
October 15, 2018
Marijuana legalization candidate for Minnesota attorney general throws support to Ellison
ST. PAUL—The third-party legalize marijuana candidate for Minnesota attorney general on Monday, Oct. 15, endorsed Keith Ellison in his...
October 15, 2018 - 7:57pm
October 9, 2018
Minn. Democratic attorney general candidate Keith Ellison hosts roundtable event in Moorhead on voting rights
MOORHEAD — Congressman Keith Ellison, the Democratic candidate for Minnesota attorney general, held a roundtable discussion Tuesday, Oct....
October 9, 2018 - 12:04pm
October 6, 2018
Minneapolis cops: We can’t investigate Keith Ellison. Maybe other cops can.
The Minneapolis Police Department will not investigate the allegation of domestic abuse against U.S. Rep Keith Ellison but is talking to other...
October 6, 2018 - 9:30am