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Pine River Watershed Alliance to host annual meeting
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
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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
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Twins rally to give Odorizzi 10th straight win
Woodland leads Rose by one at US Open
Twins retire No. 7 uniform of Joe Mauer, ‘a kid from St. Paul’
Chuck Foreman dines with Vikings running backs, calls them impressive group
Myers: In praise of the 17-inch walleye
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Ask a Trooper: Across the line
Reader Opinion: Hypocrisy is limitless
Wealth Column: How to help your children with college debt
Reader Opinion: Millennials and the Future
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Myers: In praise of the 17-inch walleye
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
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
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This Was Brainerd - June 16
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UPDATE: Deerwood man dies in head-on crash with semitrailer
May 8, 2019
Housley bill renames stretch of Hwy 95 to honor fallen corrections officer
On Friday, legislation to rename a section of state Highway 95 after fallen corrections officer Joseph Gomm was signed into law by Gov. Tim Walz....
May 8, 2019 - 12:00pm
March 27, 2019
Housley creates super PAC to encourage federal GOP candidates from Minnesota
ST. PAUL — Minnesota state Sen. Karin Housley has started a political action committee to raise money for conservative candidates for Congress....
March 27, 2019 - 5:56pm
November 6, 2018
Smith bests Housley in special U.S. Senate race in Minnesota
ST. PAUL — U.S. Sen. Tina Smith took an early lead over Republican challenger Karin Housley in early returns in Minnesota’s special U.S....
November 6, 2018 - 11:44pm
November 2, 2018
Reader Opinion: Pray and vote
"Cast all your cares upon Him (Jesus), for He cares for us." 1 Peter 5:7. I'll join in the last hurrah. First, I hope and pray Paul Thiede keeps his seat, God knows the county commission needs an anchor! Between Housley and Smith, Karin has the eyes of a citizen, not just another...
November 2, 2018 - 8:31am
October 31, 2018
Reader Opinion: Housley for Senate
In the race for U.S. Senate, the person most qualified is Karin Housley. She brings a remarkable record of legislative experience, ability and compassion in public life. As chair of the Senate Aging Committee, Housley led the fight against elder abuse. The Dayton Administration ignored...
October 31, 2018 - 11:30pm
October 30, 2018
Minnesota women battle for Senate among the politics of #MeToo
ST. PAUL, Minn. — It was Al Franken's seat. Karin Housley keeps bringing that up as she campaigns against Democrat Sen. Tina Smith, who was...
October 30, 2018 - 6:03pm
October 14, 2018
Senate candidates Smith, Housley tackle immigration
DULUTH — Vying to fill one of Minnesota's U.S. Senate seats for the remaining two years of President Donald Trump's first term in office,...
October 14, 2018 - 6:00am
September 15, 2018
Battle lines drawn in Minnesota's Senate race
DULUTH — It has all the makings of a typical Senate race — incumbent touts her achievements while challenger attacks her record and...
September 15, 2018 - 12:35pm
August 10, 2018
Capitol Chatter: Minnesota nice may not rule campaigns
REDWOOD FALLS, Minn. — Political candidates brought their best "Minnesota nice" to Farmfest. But voters should not get used to that. "First...
August 10, 2018 - 12:44pm
Anderson makes outsider, populist campaign for senate
Populism is popular—evidenced by a slew of political hopefuls at every level of government, both sides of the aisle, headlined by the likes...
August 10, 2018 - 9:00am
August 7, 2018
Minnesota U.S. Senate candidates trade arguments on trade
REDWOOD FALLS, Minn. — Minnesota's U.S. Senate candidates agree trade is important to farmers, but differ when it comes to details. Reactions...
August 7, 2018 - 5:32pm
July 31, 2018
Housley challenges opponent's 'extreme' politics in senate bid
Republican Senate candidate Karin Housley isn't a fan of Sen. Tina Smith, D-Minn. While campaigning across the state, Housley stopped by the...
July 31, 2018 - 12:38pm
June 22, 2018
Commentary: Campaign rally energizes Trump base and crowds of protesters alike
DULUTH—It was about three-quarters of an hour into his address that President Donald Trump dropped what might be the most eyebrow-raising...
June 22, 2018 - 8:18pm
April 13, 2018
Minn. elder care legislation still in the works
ST. PAUL—Kris Sundberg's story is tough to hear. Her father was in an assisted living center. Newspapers piled up outside his door and...
April 13, 2018 - 4:15pm
February 23, 2018
Al Franken: What's next? 'I'm not quite ready to answer yet.'
ST. PAUL — Al Franken, what's next for you? "It's a good question, and one I'm not quite ready to answer yet." That's how the former U.S....
February 23, 2018 - 5:53pm