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What they need is a shovel not a shove: Residents asked to clear the snow from around the blue tubes so newspapers can be delivered
Ruud, Lueck author charitable gambling tax reform
Additional violence possible in dog shooting case, sheriff says
Chronic wasting disease found in wild Crow Wing County deer
Carey is Brainerd Community Action director
PR-B's Rainwater commits to Jamestown
New Ulm top North Stars in shootout
Girls Basketball: Tiger girls win two
Boys Basketball: Tigers win 3, improve to 18-4. Raph, Hirschey both get 1,000th point
Athletics: Pequot spring sports meeting scheduled
Janet (Wierwill) Hudak
Douglas T. Imgrund
Layton "Tony" Albrecht
Kenneth (Butch) Novak
Janet G. (Wierwill) Hudak
Card games: Feb. 11-15, 2019
Chef's Hat: For a fast, easy, healthy dish, try salmon
Women can reduce risk of heart disease with diet, exercise
3 things for better health - Feb. 18
Jake Haapajoki took his own life as a teen. But his 'Smiles' live on.
The Last Windrow: It's time to wave white flag at squirrels
ISD 181 Viewpoint: Changes to school entrances enhance security
Danecdotes: The cold's never bothered us anyway ...
Letter to the editor: Let's judge people for their character
As I See It: Illegal immigration - do the political math
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HAPPY 100TH BIRTHDAY
Births: Jan. 15, 2019
Dayne Fox- Jennah Fox
Open House For Cecil Kottschade
Ruud, Lueck author charitable gambling tax reform
This session, Sen. Carrie Ruud, R-Breezy Point, and Rep. Dale Lueck, R-Aitkin, have co-introduced bills related to charitable gambling. The legislation...
2 hours 53 min ago
February 22, 2019
DNR boss: Beefed up funding for water management, CWD prevention
The new chief of the Minnesota Department of Resources stopped in the Brainerd lakes area with Gov. Tim Walz's freshly minted 2020-21 budget...
February 22, 2019 - 7:00am
February 21, 2019
Minnesota lawmakers consider axing state office after failed MNLARS launch
ST. PAUL -- State lawmakers are considering axing the Office of Minnesota Information Technology Services following a problematic rollout of...
February 21, 2019 - 4:26pm
Baxter City Council: Streets project on docket for new Baxter Elementary
BAXTER—The new Baxter Elementary School is popping up in discussions again—this time in a project to remake streets and infrastructure...
February 21, 2019 - 7:00am
Legislators address Crosslake loon center funding, other issues
Amidst tax conformity, healthcare and myriad other issues, a lakes area environmental project is of utmost importance to area state politicians...
February 21, 2019 - 4:00am
Cass County Board: MnDOT identifies money to reroute roads around Gull Lake campground
BACKUS—The Minnesota Department of Transportation informed the Cass County Highway Department Feb. 11 that MnDOT has identified $4,772,500...
February 21, 2019 - 3:00am
February 20, 2019
Cass County Board: Health, Human and Veterans Services to gain additional social worker
BACKUS—Cass County commissioners voted Tuesday, Feb. 19, to authorize Health, Human and Veterans Services to hire an additional social...
February 20, 2019 - 2:00pm
Cass County Board: County joins One Watershed One Plan project
BACKUS—Cass County Board Tuesday, Feb. 19, approved joining a third One Watershed One Plan project. This time it covers the Upper Mississippi...
February 20, 2019 - 1:00pm
Crow Wing County plans to buy land next to historic fire tower
Crow Wing County bought the historic Pequot Lakes fire tower from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources in October and now is looking...
February 20, 2019 - 9:00am
February 19, 2019
Pine River-Backus School Board: TeHennepe to resign at end of school year
The Pine River-Backus School Board accepted the resignation of second-grade teacher Susan TeHennepe effective at the end of the school year....
February 19, 2019 - 6:00am
Jenkins: Wilson Township mutual aid road agreement approved. Council to seek engineer review of corduroy road
The Jenkins City Council on Monday, Feb. 11, approved a one-year contract with Wilson Township for mutual aid road maintenance while seeking...
February 19, 2019 - 4:00am
February 18, 2019
Should Minnesota require a civics credit? Lawmakers are weighing that
ST. PAUL - Minnesota high school students would be required to take a course in government and citizenship under a proposal up for consideration...
February 18, 2019 - 6:22pm
MDA offers agricultural grants to schools to purchase milk coolers
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is awarding up to $50,000 in Agricultural Growth, Research and Innovation grants to eligible institutions to increase the use of Minnesota dairy in their nutrition programs.
February 18, 2019 - 9:30am
Pequot Lakes: Council will consider traffic study proposals in March
The Pequot Lakes City Council will consider proposals for a traffic study to determine vehicle and pedestrian patterns in Pequot Lakes. Widseth...
February 18, 2019 - 8:00am
Heintzeman appointed to environment, water quality commissions
State Rep. Josh Heintzeman, R-Nisswa, announced that he has been appointed to the Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources, the Legislative Water Commission and the Clean Water Council. All three committees focus on improving Minnesota's water quality and preserving Minnesota's...
February 18, 2019 - 6:30am