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Syrian military linked to more than 300 chemical attacks, report says
Snow removal on Crow Wing County's agenda
Disgruntled employee who killed five in Illinois had felony record that forbade gun ownership
Trump's declaration of national emergency hit with first lawsuits
Weather Drawing: Tasty treats
Business Notes for Feb. 17
Good Samaritan Society - Bethany named a high performer by U.S. News & World Report
Analysis: Amazon paid no federal taxes on $11.2 billion in profits last year
Biz Buzz: Development plan features green design
Boundaries are important when responding to work communication after hours
place a business brief
Area Male Athlete: Up-tempo Pequot perfect for Schommer
Outdoor Notes for Feb. 17
COLLEGE HOCKEY ROUNDUP: Beavers get 5-point weekend, move in to 4th in WCHA
Denver goalie Cooley blanks UMD for a second time this season
Bemidji State shuts out NMU, moves into tie for 4th in WCHA
Athlete of the Week
Guest Opinion: Proposed paid and sick leave legislation is wrong for Minnesota
Commentary: Warming to the idea of a basic income
Our Opinion: It's past time to put down our cellphones
Wealth Column: Here's what you need to know if your Valentine manages the money
Commentary: The great emergency hoax
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Outdoor Notes for Feb. 17
Warroad class sheds light on careers in the outdoors
What's Up Outdoors: In search of sturgeon on Lake Winnebago
CWD found in wild deer in Crow Wing County
Retirement on the horizon for Crookston bait shop owners
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Jake Haapajoki took his own life as a teen. But his 'Smiles' live on.
Family of fighters: High school senior and three family members all diagnosed with cancer in four-week period
Growing Together: Take your mind off winter by preparing for spring gardening
Sign on the dotted line: Why millennials are writing contracts for their relationships
Clergy View: Agree to disagree
Science and Tech
This Was Brainerd
The pain of Frida Kahlo
TV show delves into Kensington Runestone
'Love Letters' performance to benefit Plut Scholarship
Performing Arts - Feb. 14
Legendary Whitesidewalls to perform in Staples
Her Voice Magazine
Special Issues and Magazines
Fred and Karen Nygaard
Paul F. Caquelin
Joel Brian Carlson
Timothy J. McGuire
Joel Brian Carlson
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January 30, 2019
Guest Opinion: Who mentored you?
How often do we take a moment to look at the people who shaped our lives? Think for a moment—who were the important men and women that influenced you? Thursday, Jan. 31, is National Thank Your Mentor Day and Kinship Partners would like to publicly thank the over 300 dedicated...
January 30, 2019 - 7:30am
January 27, 2019
Viewpoint 181: February is "I Love to Read" month
Teachers have the most amazing opportunity to teach children to read and even more importantly to LOVE to read. Children in our classrooms hear...
January 27, 2019 - 7:30am
January 26, 2019
Guest Opinion: We Stand by Our Stewardship of the Emily Mining Project
As president of the board of directors at Crow Wing Power, I take great pride in our member- owned cooperative's performance as a reliable and...
January 26, 2019 - 7:30am
September 27, 2018
Guest Opinion: Increased timber harvest on state lands is good for hunters and all Minnesotans
While Sept. 15 was the official date of the small game—and ruffed grouse—hunting season opener, it is the cooler weather and changing colors of leaves that gets my blood stirring. As it becomes more comfortable to walk in the woods and the leaves make my quarry more visible,...
September 27, 2018 - 12:30pm
July 24, 2018
Opinion: Working every day to protect our waters
Here in Minnesota (and especially in the Brainerd lakes area in the summertime), we have a special relationship with water, one of our state's most important resources. As "the Land of 10,000 Lakes" water is tied closely to how we see ourselves as Minnesotans.
July 24, 2018 - 1:30pm
July 22, 2018
Guest Opinion: CLC Connection: Helping to advance Minnesota's workforce
Minimizing barriers to a higher education is important to all of us at Central Lakes College. This is also critical in our commitment to provide...
July 22, 2018 - 7:30am
July 16, 2018
Opinion: Don't just follow the crowd on 'crowdfunding' websites
People hear on the news that someone in their community has lost her home in a fire or a spouse to an illness. They want to help, so search the internet and find several social media pages that claim to be raising money for the victim. They donate through a particular page, but later...
July 16, 2018 - 8:30am
July 4, 2018
Opinion: Celebrating the Fourth of July
The Fourth of July is about the patriots who risked everything to establish a new nation based on life, liberty and equality. And on this anniversary...
July 4, 2018 - 4:30am
July 2, 2018
Guest Opinion: Line 3 replacement is approved
The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has approved the certificate of need for replacing the 60-year-old Enbridge pipeline Line 3 and...
July 2, 2018 - 7:30am
April 20, 2018
Guest Opinion: The monster inside of me
Anxiety, Simple word right? Wrong. Thousands of people around the world deal with this mental illness everyday. This is my story. I was around 8 or 9 years old I despised school because I felt sick all the time and I would get distressed about everything I had to do. My mom and I...
April 20, 2018 - 9:30am
March 31, 2018
Guest Opinion: We should 'Stand As One' in support of the referendum
It is curious what we discover on our way to looking for something else. Over four decades ago, in the spring of the year and a life, our family...
March 31, 2018 - 9:30am
March 26, 2018
Guest Opinion: Don't do it Crow Wing County
On Feb. 20, Beltrami County commissioners approved a request for the sheriff's department to develop a mutual aid agreement in anticipation of...
March 26, 2018 - 9:30am
March 25, 2018
Opinion: City of Brainerd Comprehensive Plan Update Progress
In the next two weeks, a series of Brainerd City Council ward meetings has been scheduled to provide an opportunity for neighbors to come together...
March 25, 2018 - 8:30am
March 23, 2018
Guest Opinion: Rural call completion bill signed into law
Minnesotans across our state are having trouble completing phone calls: a small business owner in Brainerd losing out to competitors because...
March 23, 2018 - 11:30am
March 13, 2018
Opinion: Focusing on wild rice health
I recently moved bipartisan legislation forward to put new energy into protecting Minnesota's natural wild rice. It is time to refocus on the...
March 13, 2018 - 9:30am