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John Poston

June 14, 2019
A conference, dubbed “Water Connects Us All,” runs 4-6:30 p.m. Monday, June 17 and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, at Northern Lights Casino in Walker. It's intended to be a gathering pertaining to the health of lakes, rivers and watersheds in central Minnesota. File photo
Water quality advocates announce community gathering in Cass County
June 14, 2019 - 5:00am
The Minnesota state Capitrol building as seen in July 2017, after completion of a $310 million, multi-year renovation. The original construction was completed in 1905. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Local politicos debate felon voter rights issue, reject DFL proposal
May 14, 2019 - 9:00am
May 9, 2019
Sen. Carrie Ruud
Shutdown looming? DFL, GOP lawmakers trade jabs over stalled budget talks
May 9, 2019 - 10:12am
May 8, 2019
Dale Lueck
Local politicos hash out Fort Snelling, Lake Calhoun name controversy
May 8, 2019 - 7:50am
April 19, 2019
Pine Tree District Commissioner Loren Meinke presents Karl Jackman with the District Award of Merit during the Pine Tree District recognition dinner Saturday, April 13. Submitted Photo
Scouts BSA honors volunteers, Eagle Scouts
April 19, 2019 - 12:00pm
March 25, 2019
Reader Opinion: Shame on our representatives
March 25, 2019 - 5:30am
March 22, 2019
John Poston
Poston shares disaster recovery information for farmers impacted by snow and flooding
March 22, 2019 - 4:30am
February 21, 2019
Rep. John Poston, R-Lake Shore, speaks at a Brainerd Lakes Chamber event Friday, Feb. 15. Listening are Sen. Paul Gazelka, R-Fairview Township, and Sen. Carrie Ruud, R-Breezy Point. Nancy Vogt / Echo Journal
Legislators address Crosslake loon center funding, other issues
February 21, 2019 - 4:00am
February 20, 2019
Men and Boys Wild Game Potluck set Feb. 22 in Pequot Lakes
February 20, 2019 - 6:30am
February 17, 2019
Rep. John Poston
Poston applauds Public Facilities Authority grant for Verndale water infrastructure projects
February 17, 2019 - 11:00am
February 16, 2019
The Eggs & Issues panel featured state Rep. Josh Heintzeman, R-Nisswa (left, state Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka, R-Nisswa, state Rep. John Poston, R-Lake Shore, state Sen. Carrie Ruud, R-Breezy Point and state Rep. Dale Lueck, R-Aitkin. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatchplay button
Eggs & Issues forum participants talk scrambled politics in St. Paul
February 16, 2019 - 9:00am
February 14, 2019
Legislators respond to governor's Line 3 appeal
February 14, 2019 - 4:30am
February 13, 2019
Governor Tim Walz. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Lakes area politicos blast Walz decision to appeal Enbridge Line 3
February 13, 2019 - 5:00am
February 12, 2019
Reader Opinion: Let's be champions for ethanol
February 12, 2019 - 6:30am
February 11, 2019
Area legislators urge Walz to support Line 3, drop legal challenges
February 11, 2019 - 5:00am