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2017 Pillager Royalty
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Cub Scout recruiting night set Thursday
Toy retailer giant 'Toys 'R' Us' on the verge of filing for bankruptcy, sources say
Wealth column: 6 fall financial system must-dos
Business Notes - Sept. 17
Biz Buzz: PetSmart creates Black Friday atmosphere early
Stars of HGTV's hit show 'Fixer Upper' to launch product line at Target
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Area Golf News: Hack Attack hangs on to Breezy Point lead
Central Lakes Conference: Warriors' Geraets, Lacy honored
Boys Soccer: Tech shuts out Warriors
Volleyball: Warriors win two straight
Girls Tennis: Tech tops Warriors
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Wine evolution class also teaches basic appreciation
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Fishing: Palaniuk caps magical season with angler of year title
What's Up Outdoors - The future of outboards
Outdoor Notes for Sept. 17
DNR conservation officer reports for Sept. 17
Palaniuk remains on top of season points race after first round of AOY Championship
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
This Was Brainerd - Sept. 20
Risk assessments, classes offered throughout Crow Wing Energized
This Was Brainerd - Sept. 19
Let's redefine after-school snacks
Waiting for a Mentor: Being there for a new kid in town
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This Was Brainerd
CNN anchor ends segment early over commentator's bizarre 'boobs' remark
Entertainment Briefs - Sept. 14
Fiasko comes to Brainerd; Finnish Theatre Company to perform local writer's play
Jimmy Kimmel mocks Sean Spicer to his face about that inauguration crowd size incident
Charlie Parr to open concert season in Nisswa
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August 13, 2017
Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka receives CGMC Rural Leadership Award
ST. PAUL—Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka was honored with the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities' Rural Leadership Award Aug. 3 during the coalition's three-day summer conference in Fergus Falls.
August 13, 2017 - 11:30am
Ruud receives CGMC Legislator of Distinction Award
ST. PAUL—Sen. Carrie Ruud, R-Breezy Point, was recognized by the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities Aug. 3 during the coalition's three-day...
August 13, 2017 - 10:30am
July 25, 2017
Keith Downey, former GOP chair, is running for governor with the message: 'I believe in you.'
ST. PAUL — After four years of running the Minnesota Republican Party, former chairman Keith Downey is bidding to run the entire state....
July 25, 2017 - 10:39am
July 16, 2017
Nolan heralds Great Lakes funding
U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan Wednesday lauded the House Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee's inclusion of the authorized $300 million funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative in the passage of its Fiscal Year 2018 Interior Appropriations bill....
July 16, 2017 - 9:30am
July 15, 2017
Franken introduces bill to fight teacher shortage
WASHINGTON—In what he called a major push to ensure children receive the best possible education, U.S. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., introduced new legislation to address nationwide teacher shortages. The Supporting Future Educators Act would help to prepare and retain outstanding...
July 15, 2017 - 3:30am
July 14, 2017
Nolan urges Army Corps to step up AIS fight
U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan on Wednesday urged the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to double down on efforts to combat the expansion of zebra mussels contaminating waters in Minnesota and across the United States. Wednesday's call to action came in addition to following up on his 2014 mandate...
July 14, 2017 - 5:30pm
Klobuchar introduces anti-trafficking bills geared toward trucking
WASHINGTON—U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., introduced two bipartisan bills, the Combating Human Trafficking in Commercial Vehicles Act and the No Human Trafficking on Our Roads Act, to combat human trafficking in the transportation sector. Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., introduced...
July 14, 2017 - 3:30pm
July 11, 2017
Too early for Mills to decide if he wants to challenge Nolan for 3rd time
As Pete Stauber entered the national political scene Monday, joining the 2018 campaign for Minnesota's 8th Congressional District, Stewart Mills...
July 11, 2017 - 1:55pm
May 28, 2017
Road, rail advocates assess Trump transportation budget
The Trump administration's federal budget proposal for 2018 isn't a week old, but already state and local transportation officials are adjusting to President Donald Trump's goal of reducing the federal government's role in funding infrastructure. While hopeful still of federal dollars,...
May 28, 2017 - 6:00am
May 19, 2017
Nolan presses for duties on foreign steel rebar
WASHINGTON—U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan testified before the International Trade Commission Thursday, to urge them to make a final affirmative determination on a petition to place duties on foreign steel rebar, a news release from Nolan's office said.
May 19, 2017 - 8:30am
May 16, 2017
Klobuchar introduces bill for better broadband data
WASHINGTON—U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, co-chair of the Senate Broadband Caucus, along with Sens. Joe Manchin, D-W.V, and Roger Wicker, R-Miss., introduced bipartisan legislation to expand broadband deployment using accurate coverage maps.
May 16, 2017 - 7:15am
May 8, 2017
Dayton signs Kresha's anti-boycott bill
ST. PAUL—Wednesday, Gov. Mark Dayton signed legislation into law authored by Rep. Ron Kresha, R-Little Falls. The bill, H.F.400, bars the state of Minnesota from engaging in business contracts with companies or organizations who boycott Israeli companies.
May 8, 2017 - 5:30am
May 3, 2017
Nolan to hold in-district town halls this month
U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan will hold listening sessions across Minnesota's 8th Congressional District to discuss health care, budget priorities and infrastructure, and to hear questions and concerns from constituents, his office announced Tuesday. • 9-10 a.m. May 10 at Cass County Government...
May 3, 2017 - 7:10am
May 2, 2017
St. Paul council member may have crossed legal line, experts say
ST. PAUL — If St. Paul City Council member Dai Thao signaled during a private meeting last winter that his vote could be swayed by a campaign...
May 2, 2017 - 7:57pm
May 1, 2017
Crow Wing County DFL convenes, thinks 2018
The Crow Wing County DFL pondered their next moves Saturday for 2018 after a disappointing 2016 election. About 50 people gathered in a meeting...
May 1, 2017 - 4:00am