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Meteorologists, farmers, park rangers and hungry kids — many feel the brunt of the shutdown
The federal shutdown so far — what you need to know
Trump takes aim at Pelosi amid stalled shutdown negotiations
St. Louis Park police confirm officer-involved shooting
Minnesota State Fair admission prices are going up this year
The world has loads of sustainable palm oil - but no one wants it
‘What's going on in the world’: Trade negotiations crucial for area agriculture
Swanson Assumes Role of President at Frandsen Bank
Shutdown undercuts the IRS, just in time for a particularly difficult tax season
Biz Buzz: Dairy Queen not closing - poised to expand in Brainerd
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Area Boys Basketball: PR-B scores 9-point win
As he was in Minnesota, Jamal Crawford depended on to lead Suns
Area Wrestling: Flyers wrestle to 6th place
Cheer Team: Warrior secure a 2nd-place showing
Patriots outlast Chiefs in OT thriller to reach SB LIII
Athlete of the Week
Commentary: Trump says Democrats used to be for new border barriers. He's right.
Wealth column: The convergence of health and wealth
Swift: Have you 'hygged' your home today? Practicing the Danish art of relaxation
Commentary: Why progressives should stop avoiding men's issues
Wealth Column: A look at the economy for 2019
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BRAD DOKKEN: All systems go for 35th annual DL ice tourney
Couple builds life around mushing at remote Minnesota home
What's Up Outdoors: Good friends, new lakes make for fun fishing
Successful snowmobile rides start with safety mindset
SnoBears a popular option for mobility-minded anglers in ND
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
3 things for better health - Jan. 21
A man's unusual treatment for his chronic back pain: Injecting himself with his own semen every month
New coalition aims to snuff out tobacco use by working together
Hauser: Ready, set, grow, Part 1
Salonen: I was unplanned, but, thank God, I’m here
Science and Tech
This Was Brainerd
Weaving hard work and history: Basket-makers rely on knowledge passed down over years
Special Events - Jan. 17
Performing Arts - Jan. 17
CLC alumna to speak on Australia trip
Entertainment Briefs - Jan. 17
Her Voice Magazine
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January 17, 2019
Reader Opinion: 'The cow jumped over the moon'
Remember the old nursery rhyme, "Hey diddle diddle, the cat and the fiddle, the cow jumped over the moon. The little dog laughed to see such sport and the dish ran away with the spoon." Well, is seems the Democrats would rather believe that nursery rhyme before they would believe...
January 17, 2019 - 8:30am
January 9, 2019
Gov. Walz fills out staff, including 3 Dayton holdovers
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz’s new staff includes three holdovers from the Mark Dayton administration and others who worked for Walz...
January 9, 2019 - 7:39pm
January 4, 2019
Gov. Mark Dayton’s Minnesota, by the numbers
ST. PAUL - Monday will be Mark Dayton’s last day as Minnesota governor. Here’s a by-the-numbers look at his two terms: 52 percent — Increase...
January 4, 2019 - 10:38am
Outgoing Gov. Mark Dayton: ‘I was part of making things happen’
ST. PAUL - Eight Minnesota Democrats had already announced they intended to run for the U.S. Senate in 2000 on the day Mark Dayton walked through...
January 4, 2019 - 10:26am
December 6, 2018
'I am better': Gov. Mark Dayton says in first public appearance since hospitalization
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton appeared in public for the first time since before his mid-October hospitalization with a couple of reasons...
December 6, 2018 - 4:22pm
Minnesota forecasts $1.5-billion surplus ahead of 2019 legislative session
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota budget officials project a $1.5 billion surplus for the two-year budget starting July 1, they announced Thursday, Dec....
December 6, 2018 - 8:22am
November 20, 2018
Dayton to return to St. Paul, denies hiding extended hospitalization at Mayo
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton plans to return to Minnesota’s capital city a month after complications of a back surgery caused damage to his...
November 20, 2018 - 1:19pm
November 16, 2018
Minnesota governor’s mansion Christmas tree ‘absolutely gorgeous’
DULUTH, Minn. -- A 60-year-old balsam fir from Nemadji State Forest has been cut and will decorate the Governor’s Residence in St. Paul this...
November 16, 2018 - 7:22pm
November 3, 2018
Secretary Simon updates absentee voting numbers days before election
ST. PAUL—Minnesota voters have had the option of vote from home, or "no-excuse absentee" voting since 2014. County election offices in...
November 3, 2018 - 4:30am
October 29, 2018
Dayton orders flags flown at half-staff in honor of victims of synagogue attack
Following the shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue on Saturday, Oct. 27, that left 11 dead and six injured, Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered all United...
October 29, 2018 - 4:30am
October 15, 2018
Dayton’s back surgeries deemed a success
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton underwent another back surgery Monday, Oct. 15, his second in four days. Both surgeries happened at the...
October 15, 2018 - 8:11pm
October 4, 2018
Groups sue over Minnesota environmental trust fund spending
DULUTH—Several environmental and conservation groups on Wednesday, Oct. 3, filed a lawsuit claiming the 2018 Minnesota Legislature's move...
October 4, 2018 - 1:53pm
September 28, 2018
Dayton orders flags at half-staff for corrections officer
ST. PAUL — In honor and remembrance of Minnesota Corrections Officer Joseph Michael Parise, Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered U.S. and Minnesota...
September 28, 2018 - 7:26pm
September 20, 2018
Local volunteer helps with Hurricane Florence
Mark Miller had no idea what he was getting into when he became an American Red Cross volunteer, but the Aitkin man wanted to donate more than...
September 20, 2018 - 7:00am
September 12, 2018
Hackensack's Wells appointed to Board of Firefighter Training and Education
Gov. Mark Dayton announced Monday, Sept. 10, the appointment of Reno Wells of Hackensack to the state Board of Firefighter Training and Education. Wells will serve as a representative of Minnesota towns on the board, replacing outgoing board member Eric Hedtke. Wells' term will run...
September 12, 2018 - 1:30pm