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BARROWS — Dan Ebert built on his points lead in the Midwest Modified points race, and gained on Shane Sabraski in the A-Modified points race with two wins at North Central Speedway Saturday night. Ebert started from row four in the Midwest Modified feature and battled Travis Wermter and Sabraski b...

Sun, 07/10/2011 - 10:24pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Republican presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann is deflecting questions about federally subsidized health dollars that have flowed to her husband's mental health clinic. As the tea party hero tours the nation attacking the size of federal government, the Minnesota congressw...

Wed, 06/29/2011 - 3:07pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michele Bachmann's claim that she has "never gotten a penny" from a family farm that's been subsidized by the government is at odds with her financial disclosure statements. They show tens of thousands in personal income from the operation. And, on a less substantive note, she fl...

Tue, 06/28/2011 - 12:11pm

WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Outspoken congresswoman and tea party favorite Michele Bachmann cast herself as the "bold choice" for the Republican presidential nomination as she formally kicked off her campaign Monday in her Iowa home town. Outside a historic mansion in Waterloo, Bachmann said she is wagi...

Mon, 06/27/2011 - 10:31am

Daltin Ackerman of Brainerd won the age 7-8 division in the Aquafina Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit, Run competition May 7 at Mills Field. He won the section title June 4 at Foley, placing in the top three in a four-state region that includes Minnesota, Iowa and North and South Dakota. Ackerman wo...

Tue, 06/21/2011 - 6:09pm

Don Samuelson of Brainerd, a former longtime Brainerd legislator, has been named to the Minnesota Board on Aging. He was appointed to the post by Gov. Mark Dayton.  His term begins Monday and expires Jan. 5, 2015. Samuelson replaces Richard Jackson....

Tue, 06/14/2011 - 9:45pm

Tim Pawlenty and Michele Bachmann are both running for president  of the United States, great! They are Minnesota politicians that have done nothing for our state, and now they want to run for the presidency. How sad, but just maybe with them out of the way things will be much better! J...

Tue, 06/14/2011 - 6:14pm

MANCHESTER, N.H. — “Assume the position!” CNN’s John King ordered the candidates as they approached their lecterns just before airtime for Monday night’s debate .  The Republican presidential contenders did as the moderator told them.  Mitt Romney assumed the position of the capa...

Tue, 06/14/2011 - 6:10pm

JOHNSTON, Iowa (AP) — Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann made it clear Friday that she was leaning toward a presidential run, saying on an Iowa public affairs program the she felt a "calling" to seek the Republican nomination. Bachman repeated her plan to announce her presidential plans next month in...

Fri, 05/27/2011 - 3:31pm