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Marital rape loophole to close, wage theft to become a felony among new Minn. laws effective July 1
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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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Solar convert: Green energy equals money in the bank
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For Tommy John, the surgery that bears his name isn't about the kids
Ex-Timberwolves star Marbury to coach Chinese team
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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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Western Minnesota pelicans slowly rebounding
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Minnesota Zoo monorail train gets new life in rural Wisconsin
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Dave Bartholomew, musician and producer who guided Fats Domino's career, dies at 100
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This Was Brainerd - June 24
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June 21, 2019
Smith, Young co-introduce 'One Health' bill to combat animal-borne diseases
Wednesday, Sens. Tina Smith, D-Minn., and Todd Young, R-Ind., introduced their bipartisan Advancing Emergency Preparedness Through One Health...
June 21, 2019 - 9:30am
June 15, 2019
Baxter veteran helps Deerwood veteran by bicycling in fundraiser
Scott Hall of Baxter isn't a bicycling enthusiast, but the Army veteran who plans to pedal three consecutive days in the Habitat 500 bicycling...
June 15, 2019 - 2:00pm
June 13, 2019
Smith introduces Affordable Medications Act to reduce drug costs
Wednesday, June 12, Sen. Tina Smith, D-Minn., introduced comprehensive legislation to hold large pharmaceutical companies accountable for high...
June 13, 2019 - 10:30am
June 10, 2019
Hooked? What to do if you get "caught" up in all the fun
The lakes draw many to live and vacation in this beautiful area. However, a common injury for those who fish or just hang out near docks and...
June 10, 2019 - 1:00pm
June 5, 2019
Teens, young adults most at risk for heat-related illness, study finds
ST. PAUL — Findings from a collaborative research project by the Minnesota and Wisconsin Departments of Health are challenging previously held...
June 5, 2019 - 4:06pm
Trump says transgender people banned from military over drug use
President Donald Trump said his administration reinstituted a ban against most transgender people serving in the military because some of them...
June 5, 2019 - 3:26pm
May 24, 2019
Reader Opinion: Value all life
Abortion is a very painful discussion for all of us. Right now I believe, as in the past, it is being used as a political football, to divide and hurt each other with. Being a one-issue voter denies rights and funding we need to build our country up and the lives of our people who...
May 24, 2019 - 2:30am
May 16, 2019
Insulin caravan garners worldwide attention on skyrocketing health care costs
Scrambling for time amid her jam-packed afternoon, Quinn Nystrom dialed the Dispatch and gave her hometown newspaper a call. Nystrom—a...
May 16, 2019 - 10:00am
May 14, 2019
Why are Minnesota lawmakers fighting over a 27-year-old health care tax?
ST. PAUL — A nearly 30-year-old tax on medical providers is at the center of increasingly tense negotiations between Democrats and Republicans...
May 14, 2019 - 7:09pm
Reader Opinion: Protect senior health care
Across the US, more than 3.5 million seniors rely on Medicare home health to remain in their homes and receive necessary skilled health care services, including nursing and therapy services. However, a new Medicare payment model is threatening to risk access to care for our most vulnerable...
May 14, 2019 - 5:30am
May 9, 2019
Amy Klobuchar pressed on ‘booming’ economy on Fox News town hall
Amy Klobuchar’s toughest questioning on live national TV Wednesday evening came early and focused on the economy.Minnesota’s senior U.S.
May 9, 2019 - 11:38am
May 8, 2019
Veterans town hall slated May 16 in Brainerd
A veterans town hall meeting focused on improving Veterans Affairs health care services and programs is scheduled for 5 p.m. Thursday, May 16,...
May 8, 2019 - 8:00am
May 3, 2019
Walz, health system CEOs call for continuation of health care provider tax
More than 20 CEOs and executive leaders from hospitals and health systems across the state joined Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan Thursday to emphasize what they said was the critical importance of continuing a 2 percent tax on health care providers that helps ensure nearly...
May 3, 2019 - 7:30am
May 2, 2019
Smith, Cassidy introduce bill to cut wasteful health care administration costs
U.S. Sens. Tina Smith, D-Minn., and Bill Cassidy, R-La., introduced bipartisan legislation Wednesday to help develop innovative ways to reduce...
May 2, 2019 - 4:30pm
Klobuchar lauds passage of major health care bills in U.S. Senate
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., Tuesday, April 30, praised the passage of major legislation to help lower the price of prescription drugs,...
May 2, 2019 - 3:30pm