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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
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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
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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
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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.
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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
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December 8, 2018
Appeals court upholds probation sentence for man who repeatedly raped 15-year-old relative
ST. PAUL — A Ramsey County District judge did not abuse his authority when he went against a prosecutor’s protests and sentenced a man convicted...
December 8, 2018 - 3:43pm
November 28, 2018
CLC: Students bust sexual assault myths, raise awareness
"It's not rape if they knew each other." "Victims cause the violence that has happened to them." "Sexual assault is an act of lust or passion."...
November 28, 2018 - 6:00am
November 27, 2018
University of Minnesota settles with student who was allegedly raped on a study trip: Chaperone blamed girl for assault, complaint says
MINNEAPOLIS — A University of Minnesota undergraduate studying in Cuba in 2014 said she was raped by a local interpreter who offered to help with her research. The university last year agreed to pay $137,500 to settle a lawsuit brought by the student, Natalie Carlson, who said the...
November 27, 2018 - 10:14pm
Minnesota student claiming she was raped on study abroad in Cuba gets $137,500 settlement
MINNEAPOLIS - A University of Minnesota undergraduate studying in Cuba in 2014 said she was raped by a local interpreter who offered to help...
November 27, 2018 - 5:48pm
November 18, 2018
15 years later, memory of Dru Sjodin lives on
GRAND FORKS — Dru Sjodin was a woman who could easily represent someone in anyone’s life — a daughter, a sister, a best friend, the girl...
November 18, 2018 - 6:01am
November 16, 2018
Defendant convicted of raping fellow Hamline University student
ST. PAUL -- Under the pretense that her older sister wanted him to escort her home safely from a party, a Hamline University student persuaded...
November 16, 2018 - 10:03pm
November 13, 2018
Woman describes alleged rape by Hamline University student in St. Paul
ST. PAUL -- It’s been two and a half years since a Hamline University student said her sister’s roommate offered to walk her home from a...
November 13, 2018 - 9:31pm
September 27, 2018
Charges: Woman allegedly raped by three men, teen in Willmar motel room
WILLMAR — After roaming the streets of Willmar for hours Sept. 12 after an alleged sexual assault by three men and a teenager, a woman...
September 27, 2018 - 6:20pm
August 21, 2018
Northwest Minnesota prosecutor dismisses rape charge after accuser leaves area
WARREN, Minn. -- A criminal case alleging a northwest Minnesota man forced a woman to have sex with him earlier this year has been dropped after...
August 21, 2018 - 4:08pm
August 6, 2018
Our Opinion: Shedding a light on sexual assault
Shock, sadness, embarrassment, outrage. Those four words come to mind after reading the Minneapolis Star Tribune's "Denied Justice" series, which kicked off July 22. A Star Tribune review of more than 1,000 sexual assault cases, filed around the state in a recent two-year period,...
August 6, 2018 - 12:30pm
July 24, 2018
Charges: Kidnapper abducted, raped Fergus Falls mother, saying he had to continue his bloodline
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — A Pelican Rapids man was charged Tuesday, July 24, with numerous felony counts stemming from the abduction of a rural...
July 24, 2018 - 5:22pm
July 23, 2018
Minnesota rape survivors call for changes in wake of sexual assault report
ST. PAUL—Rape isn't being taken seriously enough in Minnesota. That assertion by some rape survivors and advocates came Monday in the...
July 23, 2018 - 6:41pm
July 11, 2018
Northwest Minn. man accused of begging, then raping woman
WARREN, Minn. -- A 27-year-old northwest Minnesota man has been accused of forcing a woman to have sex with him last month. Justen James Lawrence...
July 11, 2018 - 2:58pm
June 26, 2018
A 12-year-old Washington girl's murder went unsolved for decades. Police just used a napkin to find a suspect.
The last time Michella Welch's sisters saw her alive, the 12-year-old was leaving a park with promises to bring them back a picnic lunch. The...
June 26, 2018 - 2:15pm
June 6, 2018
A teen allegedly tried to rape his friend's mother—until she pulled a gun, police say
An 18-year-old, reportedly just out of high school, has been charged with trying to rape his friend's mother during a sleepover in Tennessee....
June 6, 2018 - 4:26pm