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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
When abortion was illegal: A 1966 series revealed how women got them anyway
Minnesota lawyer gets 14 years in prison for ‘porno-trolling’ internet users
crime - courts
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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
place a business brief
Softball: Over 50 league looking for players
Golf results - June 13, 2019
Amateur Baseball: Victory League standings
Auto Racing: Superbikes take on BIR's historic track for Double Sprints this weekend
Athlete of the Week
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Wealth Column: How to help your children with college debt
Reader Opinion: Millennials and the Future
Reader Opinion: An old adage on greed applies
Reader Opinion: Don't hide behind closed doors and secrets
Reader Opinion: What if a woman said that?
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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
Hunting for answers on forest bird decline
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
Special Issues and Magazines
Scott and Shirley Young
Essentia Health - St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Tom & Peggy Woog
Marge & Bob Marsh 65th Anniversary
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Jack A. Miller
Thomas Angus McDonald
Kathy Jo Riley
Lewis Adams Hudson
Edward C. Markiewicz
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Resiliency workshop to be hosted by Bridges of Hope
What's Doing - June 15
Coming Sunday: Building homes, hope
Senior Calendar - June 17-21
Car show to benefit Ruth's Free Wig Closet planned for Saturday
KLICK! Photo Galleries
This Was Brainerd
Crow Wing Co. In-Custody
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UPDATE: Deerwood man dies in head-on crash with semitrailer
June 8, 2019
Minnesota’s lone child behavioral health hospital begins expansion
WILLMAR, Minn. — The ground is already well and truly broken at the site of what will be the new state Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health...
June 8, 2019 - 11:32am
April 10, 2019
State computer hackers threaten thousands of Minnesotans’ data
ST. PAUL — Computer hackers have gained access to thousands of Minnesotans’ data stored in state computers during the past year, including 35,000 people who deal with the Department of Human Services. A key senator says the department must make progress in changing the situation....
April 10, 2019 - 5:18pm
March 28, 2019
Battle lines drawn as Walz, Senate Republicans dig in on health care priorities
ST. PAUL -- Senate Republicans and Gov. Tim Walz are digging in to defend their ideas for bringing down the price of health care for Minnesotans....
March 28, 2019 - 5:43pm
March 23, 2019
Crow Wing County receives commendation for financial reporting
The state of Minnesota commended Crow Wing County for the sixth consecutive year for perfect performance in meeting Department of Human Services...
March 23, 2019 - 1:30am
March 1, 2019
Little Falls Care Center receives funding for improvement projects
Little Falls Care Center is among several nursing homes across Minnesota that will share in $6.5 million in funding over two years from the Minnesota...
March 1, 2019 - 1:00pm
February 13, 2019
Republicans add to slim margin in Minnesota Senate with special election victor sworn in
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Republican senators strengthened their grip on the chamber’s majority Wednesday, Feb. 13, when newly elected Jason Rarick,...
February 13, 2019 - 7:20pm
February 5, 2019
Minnesota Senate Republicans double one-seat majority in special election
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Senate Republicans doubled their one-seat majority Tuesday, Feb. 5, as voters cast ballots in a special election in east-central...
February 5, 2019 - 10:43pm
January 30, 2019
3,000 Minnesotans' personal info compromised in phishing scheme, state says
ST. PAUL - A phishing scheme targeted at the Minnesota Department of Human Services led to the release of personal information of more than 3,000...
January 30, 2019 - 10:07am
May 3, 2018
Minnesota leaders ready to negotiate taxes
ST. PAUL—Minnesota state leaders are preparing to negotiate one of the most complex tax law rewrites in decades. With the Senate passing,...
May 3, 2018 - 5:38pm
March 29, 2018
Deep divisions surface in Minnesota Senate over Medicaid work requirement
ST. PAUL—Shauna Reitmeier sat at a Minnesota Senate committee table telling lawmakers the bill they were considering would hurt mentally...
March 29, 2018 - 9:10pm
March 13, 2018
Minnesota politicians join to fight elder abuse
ST. PAUL—Democrats and Republicans are getting together to bolster Minnesota's response to serious lapses in care delivered to senior citizens....
March 13, 2018 - 3:39pm
March 1, 2018
Dayton resumes push to open up MinnesotaCare coverage
ST. PAUL — Most greater Minnesota residents have one or two choices for health insurers, which Gov. Mark Dayton said shows a need to expand...
March 1, 2018 - 12:42pm
May 26, 2017
UPDATE: Dayton to decide whether to OK spending plan by Tuesday
ST. PAUL -- The $46 billion question remains unanswered. Minnesota legislators finished passing a two-year state budget of that size early Friday,...
May 26, 2017 - 4:54pm
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
January 24, 2017
Dayton proposes 'public option' for health insurance
ST. PAUL—A new form of health insurance could be available next year to Minnesotans in the individual health insurance market if a proposal...
January 24, 2017 - 5:28pm