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Former Sen. Coleman dives into lake north of Brainerd to avoid boat crash
'First Inhabitants' talk set Tuesday, June 25
Farm deluge starts to seep into America's fragile rural economy
Work crews to pave sections of Cypress Drive corridor project this week
Iran warns US it could down more drones as Pompeo arrives in Persian Gulf
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Farm deluge starts to seep into America's fragile rural economy
Trump to sign executive order to compel disclosure of health care prices
As resorts, campgrounds continue to disappear, Minnesota tourism industry could take a hit
Farm Service Agency county committee nominations open
Solar convert: Green energy equals money in the bank
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Stock Car Racing: Winning and racing more than a hobby for Gonskas
Legion Baseball: Brainerd enjoys 2-1 weekend
Pineda mistake costly as Twins lose finale in Kansas City
Reavie wins Travelers for first title since 2008
Green captures Women's PGA for first career win
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Guest Opinion: Stepping up to create a clean energy future
McFeely: No signs of bigots, but plenty of friendship at Pelican Rapids festival
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What's Up Outdoors: Trolling for the Troops is what it's all about
Outdoor notes for June 23
Western Minnesota pelicans slowly rebounding
Rescuing a raptor: Neighbors, volunteers return eaglet to nest
Researchers tackle brainworm epidemic in northern Minnesota moose population
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Twitter challenge reveals ugly truth behind Minnesota Nice
The importance of being an advocate for mental health
Minnesota Zoo monorail train gets new life in rural Wisconsin
New app helps connect hungry children with food in Minnesota
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Dave Bartholomew, musician and producer who guided Fats Domino's career, dies at 100
Judith Krantz, best-selling author of racy romance novels, dies at 91
Jammin' at Moondance Country Fest
PR-B youth stage 'Snow White'
Comic legend Bob Newhart to perform at first-ever Minneapolis Comedy Fest
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Lakes Area Music Festival to host Solstice event
Turtle Town Art Fair slated in Longville
Cass County Fair to run June 27-30 in Pine River
This Was Brainerd - June 24
Nearly 60 catch 265 fish at Hackensack Children's Fishing Contest
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June 14, 2019
Crosslake: Legislature approves $4 million grant for loon center
The National Loon Center planned in Crosslake overcame one of its most significant hurdles - the passage of a $4 million grant to be allocated...
June 14, 2019 - 4:00am
June 6, 2019
Legislature approves $4 million grant for loon center
The National Loon Center planned in Crosslake overcame one of its most significant hurdles—the passage of a $4 million grant to be allocated...
June 6, 2019 - 5:16pm
May 29, 2019
Klobuchar, Smith co-reintroduce bill enforcing behavioral health insurance
Sens. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., Tina Smith, D-Minn., and colleagues in the Senate and House reintroduced the Behavioral Health Coverage Transparency...
May 29, 2019 - 9:30am
May 25, 2019
Klobuchar, Collins introduce bill boosting election cybersecurity education
Sens. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and Susan Collins, R-Maine, introduced legislation to secure the nation's elections by providing training to state...
May 25, 2019 - 12:30pm
March 23, 2019
Advocate group banks on legislation, coalitions to bolster declining day cares
The current state of Minnesotan day cares is anything but child's play. And, when child care is one of the top issues facing Minnesota's labor...
March 23, 2019 - 5:00am
March 19, 2019
Smith backs legislation to invest $100 billion in education
According to a news release, Sen. Tina Smith, D-Minn., announced her support for legislation that would provide significant investments to both physical and digital infrastructure in schools across the country. The legislation enjoys widespread support from educators and parent advocacy...
March 19, 2019 - 9:30am
March 18, 2019
Ruud introduces legislation to combat aquatic invasive species
Sen. Carrie Ruud, R-Breezy Point, introduced legislation to combat aquatic invasive species continuing to pose a threat to Minnesota's lakes and waters. The legislation provides funding for the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center to conduct research, improve control...
March 18, 2019 - 9:30am
February 11, 2019
Innovation Funding to award $500,000 in 2019
Since implementing the Crow Wing County Unmanned Aerial System Team on July 1, the group has been called out or has conducted more than 40 missions...
February 11, 2019 - 5:30am
October 30, 2018
Minnesota campaign spending approaches $100M: Dems lead funding for state offices
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Democratic candidates have a cash advantage heading into the final days of the 2018 campaign, but outside groups are spending...
October 30, 2018 - 8:07pm
October 11, 2018
Baxter City Council: Special hearing convened for Cypress Drive project assessments
BAXTER—Property owners along the Cypress corridor project may feel the pinch in coming years and some are opposing the city of Baxter assessments...
October 11, 2018 - 11:00am
September 18, 2018
Senate passes massive defense, health spending bill, punts border wall fight
WASHINGTON - The Senate on Tuesday passed a short-term spending bill that would keep the government running through Dec. 7, aiming to avert a...
September 18, 2018 - 3:22pm
August 7, 2018
Brainerd City Council: Council sets 'sunset date' for water tower
Aug. 6, 2020. That's how much time the Brainerd City Council is giving backers to raise funds for the historic water tower—both residents...
August 7, 2018 - 8:00am
July 18, 2018
Brainerd City Council: Pressing fixes, big changes await water tower
At face value, the resolution seemed run-of-the-mill—a unanimous vote Monday, July 16, by the Brainerd City Council to contact contractors...
July 18, 2018 - 10:00am
June 15, 2018
Crosslake: National Loon Center deemed feasible. Questions raised, answered about project's scope
"Yes." That short, three-letter word garnered cheering and applause from those gathered Friday, June 8, at Manhattan Beach Lodge. That's the...
June 15, 2018 - 5:00am
March 29, 2018
Minn. House Republicans want $50M for school security, mental health
ST. PAUL—Minnesota House Republicans want to spend $50 million to help make schools safer from violence. The plan, announced Thursday,...
March 29, 2018 - 6:53pm