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Audit assesses Minnesota medical assistance oversight: State has room to improve, report says
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Northwest Minnesota man who plotted ‘second American revolution’ sentenced to five years
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Undated courtesy photo of Jodi Huisentruit. The 27-year-old Long Prairie, Minn., native was working as a morning TV news anchor in Mason City, Iowa, when she disappeared in 1995. During the early-morning hours of June 27, 1995, someone attacked Huisentruit as she was unlocking her red Mazda Miata in the parking lot of her apartment complex and dragged her into an unknown vehicle. She hasn't been seen since. Photo courtesy of
‘48 Hours’ to feature 1995 disappearance of TV anchor, Minnesota native
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Members of a legislative task force considering ways to reduce cases of discrimination and harassment in the Statehouse met Friday, Dec. 14, 2018, in St. Paul. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Minnesota lawmakers weigh how to combat sexual harassment
1 hour 36 min ago
While it may seem a little like the robins are confused about the calendar, such as this one taken by Jim Lease in November, the birds were recently flocking in Brainerd eating berries. While the vast majority of robins move south for the winter, some stay year-round and others may wait to move until their food supply of fruit diminishes. Photo by Jim Lease
Robins in winter: It's a head-scratcher
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Teen dies in northwest Minnesota rollover crash
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Brainerd outdoor skating rinks may open Monday
3 hours 37 min ago
An aerial shot of Industrial Park Road, with markers superimposed to indicate properties that will be assessed. Project image / City of Baxter
Baxter City Council: Roadway reconstruction project takes shape for 2019
4 hours 37 min ago
Man charged in shooting incident in central Minnesota
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This week’s Brainerd High School’s Fine Arts Student of the Week can be seen working in the art studio every free minute she gets. Jennifer Kraus / Brainerd Dispatch
Coming Monday: Fine Arts Student of the Week
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Boy Scout Matthew Soukup presents his Eagle Scout project for Gregory Park to Brainerd Parks and Recreation Director Tony Sailer. Submitted photo
Soukup presents Eagle Scout project
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Minnesota Gov.-elect Tim Walz talks during a news conference at his transition office at the state Capitol in St. Paul on Thursday, Nov. 8. Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press
500 apply for 23 commissioner posts under Walz
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Brainerd area organizations receive grants totaling $80,000
10 hours 7 min ago
Aurora Thoele and Central Lakes College student Archie Jacob Hula-Hoop Wednesday, Dec. 12, during the CLC Kids Christmas Party at the Brainerd campus. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery and Videoplay button
College Christmas clamor
10 hours 37 min ago
Historical and Cultural Heritage grants awarded to Crow Wing, Morrison county historical societies
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