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Pine River Watershed Alliance to host annual meeting
GOP in disarray as budget impasse threatens shutdown, deep cuts - and default
DWI deaths down in Minnesota, but progress slowing
Crosby Music in the Park
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Destination Downtown Launch Party set June 20
Biz Buzz: Changes coming at Target
11 Minnesota nursing homes on federal 'secret' list of troubled facilities
Roundup is embroiled in cancer cases. Now its maker is putting $5 billion toward a new kind of weed killer
Documents show EPA concern over early draft of PolyMet permit
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Twins rally to give Odorizzi 10th straight win
Woodland leads Rose by one at US Open
Twins retire No. 7 uniform of Joe Mauer, ‘a kid from St. Paul’
Chuck Foreman dines with Vikings running backs, calls them impressive group
Myers: In praise of the 17-inch walleye
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Ask a Trooper: Across the line
Reader Opinion: Hypocrisy is limitless
Wealth Column: How to help your children with college debt
Reader Opinion: Millennials and the Future
Reader Opinion: An old adage on greed applies
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Myers: In praise of the 17-inch walleye
A deadly deer disease is spreading. Could it strike people, too?
Trolling for the Troops thanks veterans for their service
What's Up Outdoors: Great to see young anglers take up sport fishing
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Fostering fatherhood: Need for foster parents growing in Minnesota
Baxter veteran helps Deerwood veteran by bicycling in fundraiser
Fielding Questions: Hope for a burning bush, a noxious flower and a new hedge
Why America is embracing the widening world of non-wheat pastas
Bursack: Caregiver frustrated by mom who doesn't want physical therapy
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Commentary: Stores like Barnes & Noble used to be the bad guys, but now I'm nostalgic for them
Arctic marathoner donates amputated toes for hotel's infamous cocktail
Entertainment Briefs - June 13
Library adds painting classes for art contest
Young female vocalist Lauren Alaina to make trek to Lakes Jam 2019
Her Voice Magazine
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Scott and Shirley Young
Essentia Health - St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
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Marge & Bob Marsh 65th Anniversary
Wynefred D. Johnsen
Richard (Rick) David Markstrom
Jesse Allen Woods
Lowell Allan Bohlke
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This Was Brainerd - June 16
Resiliency workshop to be hosted by Bridges of Hope
What's Doing - June 15
Coming Sunday: Building homes, hope
Senior Calendar - June 17-21
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UPDATE: Deerwood man dies in head-on crash with semitrailer
March 22, 2019
Crow Wing County attorney talks Line 3 pipeline project
A proposed crude oil pipeline replacement project may cross just the northwest corner of Crow Wing County, but the controversy around the project...
March 22, 2019 - 3:00am
February 6, 2019
Baxter City Council: Members ponder 371 trail reroute after ground lines discovered
BAXTER—There's a hang-up in ongoing plans to develop a pedestrian trail along Highway 371—or, more specifically, a hang-up comprised...
February 6, 2019 - 8:00am
April 21, 2018
10 simple ways to help save Earth
FARGO — When it comes to doing what's best for our planet, many of us assume that one person's actions don't amount to much. What's the...
April 21, 2018 - 6:27am
February 15, 2018
Allete reports solid 2017, cost-cutting for 2018
DULUTH—Corporate leaders of Allete Inc., the Duluth-based parent company of Minnesota Power, said Thursday, Feb. 15, that they will take...
February 15, 2018 - 6:20pm
January 26, 2018
Brainerd Public Utilities Commission to meet
Brainerd Public Utilities Commission will meet 9 a.m. Tuesday in the Commission Meeting Room at the BPU Service Center, 8027 Highland Scenic Road.
January 26, 2018 - 3:30pm
January 9, 2018
Enbridge says delaying Line 3 oil pipeline not a serious issue
ST. PAUL—A replacement crude oil pipeline across northern Minnesota could be completed by the end of 2019, even with a delay approved by...
January 9, 2018 - 7:26pm
November 22, 2017
Brainerd utilities convenes public meeting
The Brainerd Public Utilities Commission will convene for its monthly meeting at 9 a.m. Tuesday. The meeting is scheduled for the commission meeting room at the BPU Service Center on 8027 Highland Scenic Road. The public is invited to attend. Any person needing special accommodations...
November 22, 2017 - 11:30am
October 19, 2017
Northern Minnesota town's police grooming proposal gets hairy
SILVER BAY, Minn.—The Silver Bay City Council has approved a motion that would allow members of the city's police department to wear well-groomed facial hair while on duty.
October 19, 2017 - 9:15pm
August 7, 2017
Reader Opinion: Who is responsible?
We recently ran into a major safety issue. We need to have utility lines marked at our home prior to digging. The gas and phone companies marked their buried lines all the way from the street to the house. However, the electric company stopped at the green transformer box and meter....
August 7, 2017 - 9:30am
April 19, 2017
Minnesota wind power expands
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans who like neat hair may not like it, but the state blessed with strong winds is saving money by using it to create...
April 19, 2017 - 5:52pm
April 7, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Who says lawmakers can't agree?
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislators actually can work together. Sure, the media mostly covers things when Democrats and Republicans disagree....
April 7, 2017 - 3:05pm
April 5, 2017
President Trump declares end to 'war on coal,' but utilities aren't listening
WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK - When President Donald Trump signed an executive order last week to sweep away Obama-era climate change regulations,...
April 5, 2017 - 2:59pm
March 24, 2017
Capitol Chatter: A legislative budget primer
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Legislature is moving at warp speed, at least for a while. This is the time of the legislative session in which...
March 24, 2017 - 4:05pm
February 2, 2017
MN Republican legislators take aim at reshaping state's Public Utilities Commission
ST. PAUL—Minnesota Republicans are taking early aim this legislative session at a little-discussed state commission that has a big say...
February 2, 2017 - 1:23pm
April 23, 2015
Arbor Day: Plant a tree to save energy
The Arbor Day Foundation plans to work with 20 different utility partners in 18 states and the District of Columbia in 2015 to place 40,000 trees into the hands of tree planters through the Energy-Saving Trees program. The 2015 Arbor Day Foundation Energy-Saving Trees utility partners...
April 23, 2015 - 7:38pm