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June 14, 2019
A common loon sits in the mist on an area lake. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Crosslake: Legislature approves $4 million grant for loon center
June 14, 2019 - 4:00am
June 6, 2019
Loon file photo. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Legislature approves $4 million grant for loon center
June 6, 2019 - 5:16pm
May 29, 2019
Sen. Tina Smith
Klobuchar, Smith co-reintroduce bill enforcing behavioral health insurance
May 29, 2019 - 9:30am
May 25, 2019
Sen. Amy Klobuchar, DFL-Minn.
Klobuchar, Collins introduce bill boosting election cybersecurity education
May 25, 2019 - 12:30pm
March 23, 2019
Dan Dorman, executive director of the Greater Minnesota Partnership -- an advocacy coalition for greater Minnesota communities -- stops by the Brainerd Dispatch to discuss the pressing issue of child care for working families. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch
Advocate group banks on legislation, coalitions to bolster declining day cares
March 23, 2019 - 5:00am
March 19, 2019
Smith backs legislation to invest $100 billion in education
March 19, 2019 - 9:30am
March 18, 2019
Ruud introduces legislation to combat aquatic invasive species
March 18, 2019 - 9:30am
February 11, 2019
Innovation Funding to award $500,000 in 2019
February 11, 2019 - 5:30am
October 30, 2018
Minnesota campaign spending approaches $100M: Dems lead funding for state offices
October 30, 2018 - 8:07pm
October 11, 2018
A conceptual blueprint of the Cypress corridor project. The project broke ground this summer, primarily with construction of roundabouts at Excelsior Drive and regrading of Highway 210. It's slated to be finished July 2020. Illustration / Short Elliott Hendrickson
Baxter City Council: Special hearing convened for Cypress Drive project assessments
October 11, 2018 - 11:00am
September 18, 2018
The U.S. Capitol in Washington. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Aaron P. Bernstein.
Senate passes massive defense, health spending bill, punts border wall fight
September 18, 2018 - 3:22pm
August 7, 2018
The "sunset date" is set -- Aug. 6, 2020 -- for backers of the historic water tower to raise funds for its rehabilitation, a project estimated to cost between $2.4 million to $3 million. Brainerd Dispatch File Photo
Brainerd City Council: Council sets 'sunset date' for water tower
August 7, 2018 - 8:00am
July 18, 2018
A ground-level shot of the Brainerd historic water tower. Gaps in the eroded stucco exterior of the structure can been seen at the top-center portion of the bowl. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Pressing fixes, big changes await water tower
July 18, 2018 - 10:00am
June 15, 2018
University of Minnesota Ph.D. student Elliot Charette speaks to community members about his feasibility study on Crosslake’s proposed National Loon Center Friday, June 8, at Manhattan Beach Lodge. Theresa Bourke / Echo Journal
Crosslake: National Loon Center deemed feasible. Questions raised, answered about project's scope
June 15, 2018 - 5:00am
March 29, 2018
People participate in an ALICE training -- alert, lockdown, inform, counter and evacuate -- in August 2016 in Pequot Lakes, Minn., High School. Forum News Service file photo
Minn. House Republicans want $50M for school security, mental health
March 29, 2018 - 6:53pm