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Sen. Carrie Ruud, R-Breezy Point, and Rep. Dale Lueck, R-Aitkin.
Ruud, Lueck author charitable gambling tax reform
2 hours 53 min ago
February 22, 2019
Recently appointed Commissioner Sarah Strommen stopped by the Northland Arboretum Thursday, Feb. 21, to meet with local shareholders -- a meeting centered on promoting local water access, as well as measures to combat aquatic invasive species. She noted Chronic Wasting Disease also loomed large in discussions. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
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DNR boss: Beefed up funding for water management, CWD prevention
February 22, 2019 - 7:00am
February 21, 2019
LeighAnn Veit, a licensing clerk, works at her station at the Brainerd Licensing Office on Tuesday, Oct. 23. Veit and other staff have been subjected to verbal abuse and volatile outbursts from customers frustrated by the state's problematic licensing and registration program.
Minnesota lawmakers consider axing state office after failed MNLARS launch
February 21, 2019 - 4:26pm
The 2019 Jasperwood Drive and Mapleton Road (pictured) improvements project is intended to build surface and underground infrastructure for the new Baxter Elementary School. The site chosen by ISD 181 is primarily in the top-left quartile of the map. Screenshot / Google Maps
Baxter City Council: Streets project on docket for new Baxter Elementary
February 21, 2019 - 7:00am
Rep. John Poston, R-Lake Shore, speaks at a Brainerd Lakes Chamber event Friday, Feb. 15. Listening are Sen. Paul Gazelka, R-Fairview Township, and Sen. Carrie Ruud, R-Breezy Point. Nancy Vogt / Echo Journal
Legislators address Crosslake loon center funding, other issues
February 21, 2019 - 4:00am
East Gull Lake Drive at the road’s intersection with Gull Lake Dam Road in 2018. Renee Richardson / Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Cass County Board: MnDOT identifies money to reroute roads around Gull Lake campground
February 21, 2019 - 3:00am
February 20, 2019
Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Cass County Board: Health, Human and Veterans Services to gain additional social worker
February 20, 2019 - 2:00pm
Cass County Board: County joins One Watershed One Plan project
February 20, 2019 - 1:00pm
The 100-foot-tall fire tower in Pequot Lakes was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2017 and has been on the National Historic Lookout Register since 1993. The tower is on a 40-acre parcel of land, which was also included in the October purchase of the tower for a dollar by Crow Wing County from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Submitted photo
Crow Wing County plans to buy land next to historic fire tower
February 20, 2019 - 9:00am
February 19, 2019
Pine River-Backus School Board members review the PBIS process from the elementary. Travis Grimler / Echo Journal
Pine River-Backus School Board: TeHennepe to resign at end of school year
February 19, 2019 - 6:00am
The Jenkins City Council had a full meeting Feb. 11 to discuss road maintenance mutual aid agreements. Travis Grimler / Echo Journal
Jenkins: Wilson Township mutual aid road agreement approved. Council to seek engineer review of corduroy road
February 19, 2019 - 4:00am
February 18, 2019
"The Progress of the State" statue, better known as the Quadriga, stands at the base of the Minnesota Capitol dome in this file photo. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Should Minnesota require a civics credit? Lawmakers are weighing that
February 18, 2019 - 6:22pm
MDA offers agricultural grants to schools to purchase milk coolers
February 18, 2019 - 9:30am
A Pequot Lakes traffic study would chart traffic patterns, including at the stoplight at Main Street and Patriot Avenue. Nancy Vogt / Echo Journal
Pequot Lakes: Council will consider traffic study proposals in March
February 18, 2019 - 8:00am
Heintzeman appointed to environment, water quality commissions
February 18, 2019 - 6:30am