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Tribal leaders mark historic moment, painful past at 'Sovereignty Day' at the Capitol
U.S. House Ag Committee staff has strong ties to Minnesota and North Dakota
Minnesota dentist faces arson charge following Wis. boathouse fire
Police Blotter - Feb. 18
Jerry Westrom charged in 25-year-old murder case, defense attorney says evidence is thin
Payless to close all U.S. stores
Digital brands are booming. Can they save malls?
Business Notes for Feb. 17
Good Samaritan Society - Bethany named a high performer by U.S. News & World Report
Analysis: Amazon paid no federal taxes on $11.2 billion in profits last year
place a business brief
Twins adjusting to idea of major league pitch clock
Twins begin full-squad workouts with emphasis on unity
Hockey: Warrior girls earn No. 3 seed for State tourney
Cuyuna Lakes Ice Fishing contest results
Dance Team: Warriors finish successful season with a 4th at state
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Commentary: How to screw up an emergency declaration in 10 easy steps
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Guest Opinion: Proposed paid and sick leave legislation is wrong for Minnesota
Commentary: Warming to the idea of a basic income
Our Opinion: It's past time to put down our cellphones
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Cuyuna Lakes Ice Fishing contest results
Outdoor Notes for Feb. 17
Warroad class sheds light on careers in the outdoors
What's Up Outdoors: In search of sturgeon on Lake Winnebago
CWD found in wild deer in Crow Wing County
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
3 things for better health - Feb. 18
Jake Haapajoki took his own life as a teen. But his 'Smiles' live on.
Family of fighters: High school senior and three family members all diagnosed with cancer in four-week period
Growing Together: Take your mind off winter by preparing for spring gardening
Sign on the dotted line: Why millennials are writing contracts for their relationships
Science and Tech
This Was Brainerd
Listen now: The Twisted Tale of John Henry Seadlund
How a stray puppy rescued from a trash pit became a movie star
The pain of Frida Kahlo
TV show delves into Kensington Runestone
'Love Letters' performance to benefit Plut Scholarship
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February 15, 2019
Brainerd: Planning commission looks to update zoning regulations, promote economic development
A complete rewrite of Brainerd's zoning ordinance may be in the city's near future. The idea unfolded while the planning commission met for a...
February 15, 2019 - 12:00pm
December 18, 2018
Brainerd City Council: Approves 6 percent levy increase, agrees to keep city hall
Brainerd's tax levy will increase 6 percent in 2019. And city hall will stay right where it is. After nearly three months of back and forth conversation,...
December 18, 2018 - 10:00am
December 12, 2018
Brainerd: Disconnect persists between city, district on parking plan
Property acquisition will commence in the Brainerd School District, but not everywhere district officials hoped. The school board agreed Monday,...
December 12, 2018 - 5:00am
December 6, 2018
Are recession rumors true? - Brainerd council discusses finances ahead of budget approval
Is an economic recession in Brainerd's near future? A potential looming financial downturn has been talked about off and on since the country...
December 6, 2018 - 5:00am
December 5, 2018
Brainerd: School district scales down proposed parking lots
Compromise is brewing in Brainerd. City council and school board members are beginning to see eye-to-eye on school parking needs. Mild disagreement...
December 5, 2018 - 7:00am
November 29, 2018
Roll Call: Where do Brainerd City Council members fall with 2019 tax levy increase?
As 2019 looms in the calendar, Brainerd City Council members and city staff are working to formulate a tax levy for the coming budget. Drawing...
November 29, 2018 - 10:00am
Brainerd City Council: Lingering divisions remain over city hall future
The future (and the past, for that matter) of Brainerd's buildings has led to no shortage of hand-wringing and heated debates over the years....
November 29, 2018 - 6:00am
November 21, 2018
Brainerd City Council: Lager that lingers - City staff to review brewery odor regulations
How responsible should brewery owners be for the odors their business emits? According to Brainerd city ordinance, which is now under staff review:...
November 21, 2018 - 7:00am
November 20, 2018
Brainerd City Council: Council struggles to agree on final tax levy
Somewhere between 2.8-6 percent is likely where the increase for Brainerd's 2019 tax levy will be set. The Brainerd City Council set its preliminary...
November 20, 2018 - 1:00pm
Brainerd City Council: Residents voice support of school district's parking plan
Student safety is once again the talk of the town in Brainerd. "In the last year, we've lost kids to cancer, we've lost kids to suicide, we've...
November 20, 2018 - 11:00am
November 14, 2018
More parking at Brainerd schools? City, school leaders discuss
Are parking lots the key to keeping children safe? Brainerd School District officials say yes. City council representatives are leary. But exchanges...
November 14, 2018 - 8:00am
November 8, 2018
Brainerd City Council: Members hear arguments for, against proposed moratorium
The Brainerd School District was a hot topic during the open forum portion of the Monday, Nov. 5, Brainerd City Council meeting.
November 8, 2018 - 5:00am
October 27, 2018
Brainerd City Council explores building a new city hall
Lack of usable space, poor temperature control and water damage are among the issues plaguing Brainerd City Hall and other city service buildings,...
October 27, 2018 - 6:00am
October 4, 2018
Brainerd City Council: Troubled rental property sparks discussion on city code
Possible changes to Brainerd's rental housing maintenance code dominated the discussion at the city's safety and public works committee meeting...
October 4, 2018 - 5:00am
September 19, 2018
Brainerd City Council: Members struggle to define bars vs. restaurants
Discussion on Brainerd's liquor ordinance continued Monday, Sept. 17, when city staff presented council members with a draft of previously agreed-upon...
September 19, 2018 - 10:00am