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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
Athlete of the Week
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
Visual Arts - Dec. 6
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November 27, 2018
Minnesota again posts highest voter turnout in the country
ST. PAUL - The Minnesota State Canvassing Board on Tuesday, Nov. 27 certified the results of the Nov. 6 midterm election, noting no apparent...
November 27, 2018 - 5:26pm
November 7, 2018
Simon wins reelection in Minnesota Secretary of State race
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon is on track to win a second term in office. So far, the 48-year-old, DFL-endorsed incumbent...
November 7, 2018 - 12:25am
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 7, 2018
Editorial: Jeff Johnson the right choice for Minnesota governor
Jeff Johnson is the clear choice to be Minnesota's next governor. Johnson, a Republican, is well-prepared professionally and through his public...
October 7, 2018 - 7:00am
October 5, 2018
Secretary of state updates absentee ballot statistics
As of Thursday, Oct. 4, more than 155,000 absentee ballots were requested since the voting for the 2018 statewide general election began on Sept. 21. Minnesota voters since 2014 have had the option of vote from home, or "no-excuse absentee" voting. All county election offices throughout...
October 5, 2018 - 3:30pm
September 24, 2018
Two Minnesota Secretary of State candidates: Two different priorities
ST. PAUL — The secretary of state's office has two main functions: elections and business records. Each candidate running for the office...
September 24, 2018 - 9:48pm
August 10, 2018
Interest in Minnesota primary seems high
REDWOOD FALLS, Minn.—Minnesotans are interested in the primary election. Almost triple the number of early ballots have been cast compared...
August 10, 2018 - 2:53pm
July 26, 2018
Early absentee voting up 150 percent in Minnesota for primary
ST. PAUL -- Absentee voting, where Minnesotans can cast their ballots from home or at their county courthouses, is up 150 percent this year so...
July 26, 2018 - 4:34pm
July 16, 2018
Trump Russian comments rile Minnesota elections leader
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's election chief says President Donald Trump made United States elections less secure with his comments doubting Russian...
July 16, 2018 - 5:11pm
July 13, 2018
Judge orders Minnesota secretary of state to release voter records
ST. PAUL—A Ramsey County judge has ordered Minnesota elections officials to hand over voter-registration records that Secretary of State...
July 13, 2018 - 6:30pm
July 11, 2018
Hilstrom shores up bid for AG's office
Debra Hilstrom helped craft some of Minnesota's laws as a member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. She now hopes to be elected the state's...
July 11, 2018 - 12:00pm
June 15, 2018
Supreme Court strikes state law banning political apparel in polling places
A Minnesota case involving electioneering at polling places on Election Day came before the U.S. Supreme Court, but state and local officials...
June 15, 2018 - 8:00am
June 5, 2018
Democracy shows through in crowded attorney general race
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon may have said it best: "What a day to be in the democracy business." Simon, whose office runs state elections, was in the center of Minnesota's political world Tuesday, June 5, as the first Muslim in Congress decided to run...
June 5, 2018 - 8:13pm
June 1, 2018
DFL notebook: Governor race top priority
ROCHESTER, Minn.—The governor race is far and away the top political suspense at Minnesota party conventions this weekend, and at the Democratic...
June 1, 2018 - 6:12pm
May 16, 2018
Minnesota bonding loses, tax bill faces veto
ST. PAUL—Legislation that would affect every Minnesota taxpayer appears headed toward a veto. A separate measure to fund public works projects...
May 16, 2018 - 4:03pm