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December 27, 2018
Commissioners Paul Koering (left), Rachel Reabe Nystrom, Paul Thiede, Doug Houge and Rosemary Franzen smile for a group photo one last time after Nystrom and Thiede were recognized for their public service. (Nystrom did not run for re-election while Thiede lost his bid for re-election.) Submitted photo
Crow Wing County Board: Board approves bigger salary, dropping per diem payments
December 27, 2018 - 5:00am
November 28, 2018
Vic Kreuziger of Pequot Lakes lets loose with a barrage of criticisms of the Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners during the open forum portion of the Tuesday, Nov. 27, board meeting. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatchplay button
Crow Wing County commissioners face vocal Pequot Lakes critic
November 28, 2018 - 5:00am
November 18, 2018
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., at the Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington on Nov. 6, 2018. Bloomberg photo by Yuri Gripas.
Incoming Democrats weigh Pelosi vote
November 18, 2018 - 4:30pm
November 17, 2018
Ilhan Omar, DFL-Minneapolis, looks around from her seat on the floor of the Minnesota House as the 2017 Legislature convened at the State Capitol in St. Paul on Jan. 3, 2017. Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Minnesota sends fresh faces to Congress: The pros and cons of adding 5 new members to the delegation
November 17, 2018 - 12:52pm
November 16, 2018
Crow Wing County: Voters surge in 2018 midterms, nearly rivaling 2016
November 16, 2018 - 1:00pm
November 15, 2018
Incumbent Manhattan Beach (Minn.) mayor Paul Allen (left) selects a card from a deck after his challenger, Kevin Larson, drew the three of hearts during the special tiebreaker council meeting Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, at Manhattan Beach City Hall. Erin Bormett / Forum News Service
Luck of the draw: 9 of diamonds re-elects Minnesota mayor
November 15, 2018 - 1:09pm
November 14, 2018
Reader Opinion: Thank you
November 14, 2018 - 2:30am
November 12, 2018
Dust settled and with the 2018 midterms in the books, Minnesota Republican Chair Jennifer Carnahan sees Republican chances improving in 2020 when President Donald Trump returns to the ballot. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Midterm aftermath: State GOP chair talks 2018 election, eyes 2020 races
November 12, 2018 - 11:00am
November 11, 2018
Steve Barrows (left), a Baxter City Council member, talks to Bill Brekken, a real estate agent from Brainerd, outside the Crow Wing County Elections Office on Tuesday, Nov. 6, before votes tallies indicated they won their respective commissioner races. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
New year, new blood on Crow Wing County Board
November 11, 2018 - 5:00am
November 9, 2018
Bill Brekken (left) and incumbent Paul Thiede, Crow Wing County commissioner candidates for District 2, sit side by side at the Oct. 2 candidate forum at the land services building in Brainerd. The forum was moderated by Wayne Holtmeyer of the League of Women Voters. Erin Bormett / Echo Journal file photo
Nisswa voters overwhelmingly in Brekken's camp, ousting incumbent. Brekken loses to Thiede in most precincts, but wins election.
November 9, 2018 - 4:29pm
Steve Barrows
Coming this Weekend: From city to county
November 9, 2018 - 3:30pm
Commentary: Thank you for running for office
November 9, 2018 - 2:25pm
November 8, 2018
Renee Ross picks up Scott Goddard campaign signs Wednesday, Nov. 7, on Wise Road in Brainerd. Goddard defeated opponent Pat Pickar and will be the next Crow Wing County sheriff. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Goddard vs. Pickar: How Crow Wing County voters split
November 8, 2018 - 7:00am
November 7, 2018
Bill Brekken
Bill Brekken upsets incumbent Paul Thiede for county commissioner seat
November 7, 2018 - 12:38pm
Steve Barrows
Steve Barrows wins District 3 commissioner seat
November 7, 2018 - 12:35pm
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