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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Redrawn congressional maps pair Minnesota Reps. Bachmann, McCollum in new 4th District Copyright 2012 The Associated Press....

Tue, 02/21/2012 - 2:28pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann says she intends to run for reelection to her Minnesota congressional seat regardless of what happens to her current district when a judicial panel redraws state political boundaries this week. Bachmann was at Minnesota's Capitol Monday for a news ...

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 4:05pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann says she'll introduce federal legislation to force greater oversight of government spending on healthcare programs in response to a federal investigation of how Minnesota administers Medicaid insurance. Bachmann said Monday at a State Capitol news ...

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 3:43pm

BIWABIK - Riley Nelsen was so close and Zean Baker was enjoying the view, too. The two Brainerd Warriors flirted with all-state honors Thursday during the state Nordic ski meet at Giants Ridge Resort.

Fri, 02/17/2012 - 12:10am

A few weeks into his sixth-grade Nordic skiing season Riley Nelsen decided the sport wasn't for him. As a cross country runner he was accustomed to running primarily on flat terrain. "It just wasn't my thing in sixth grade," he said.

Wed, 02/15/2012 - 11:36pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann says she won't be dancing with the stars. The former GOP presidential candidate from Minnesota issued a statement Wednesday denying that she's been tapped for the upcoming season of the ABC-TV show "Dancing with the Stars." In the interest of full disc...

Wed, 02/15/2012 - 6:21pm

More than 85 racers, representing Ski Gull, Spirit Mountain and Mont du Lac, competed Sunday as the Ski Gull Alpine Club hosted its second race of the season.

Tue, 02/14/2012 - 12:15am

MORRIS - Darian Rubner won the title at 152 pounds and the Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus Road Crew edged Morris Area by a point for second place in the eight-team Morris-Hancock/Chokio-Alberta tournament Saturday.

Sun, 02/12/2012 - 9:08pm

The Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport Commission Tuesday morning named an airport manager search committee and set a tentative timeline for that decision process.

Tue, 02/07/2012 - 7:32pm

CROOKSTON, Minn. (AP) — A 27-year-old man is accused of stabbing his father two dozen times in the head and neck while killing him in a Crookston apartment. Jacob Abel was charged Tuesday with first- and second-degree murder. According to the complaint, Abel told authorities after the stabbing tha...

Tue, 02/07/2012 - 6:24pm