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Audit assesses Minnesota medical assistance oversight: State has room to improve, report says
6 min 21 sec ago
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
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 36 min ago
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
7 hours 49 min ago
Motorists traveling south on Highway 371 in Pequot Lakes are reminded they can still exit to get into town. Echo Journal file photo.
Pequot Lakes: Council paves way for another highway billboard
11 hours 36 min ago
Crow Wing County Land Services Director Gary Griffin seeks approval from the board of commissioners at its Tuesday, Dec. 11, meeting to purchase new software that would be more efficient, save money, improve accuracy. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board approves software purchase - saves money, improves accuracy
12 hours 36 min ago
Graphic: Kodet Architectural Group
Pine River-Backus Schools: $16.2 million in projects outlined - Feedback meetings scheduled
13 hours 36 min ago
December 13, 2018
Adult-film actress Stormy Daniels, left, speaks to members of the media while attorney Michael Avenatti listens outside Federal Court in New York on Mon April 16, 2018. Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg
Trump shifts as denials of payoffs prove to be lies
20 hours 25 min ago
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
Gov.-elect Walz turns down Trump invitation, cites workload
December 13, 2018 - 4:00pm
Minnesota Public Utilities Commission reiterates support for new Line 3 route
December 13, 2018 - 3:35pm
December 12, 2018
Crow Wing County Administrator Tim Houle (left) welcomes people to the public hearing about the 2019 budget and levy during the Tuesday, Dec. 11, county board meeting before a presentation by Finance Director Jason Rausch. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Up they go: Crow Wing County ends 8-year streak of reduced taxes
December 12, 2018 - 10:05am
Court participants asked to take part in Minnesota judicial survey
December 12, 2018 - 9:00am
Theresa May, U.K. prime minister, departs No. 10 Downing Street on her way to a weekly questions and answers session at Parliament in London on Dec. 12, 2018.  Bloomberg photo by Chris J. Ratcliffe.
Conservative Party calls for vote of no confidence to oust Prime Minister Theresa May
December 12, 2018 - 8:23am
Water tower committee meeting scheduled
December 12, 2018 - 7:30am
Brainerd School Board members discuss matters during their meeting Monday, Dec. 10, at the Washington Educational Services building. Theresa Bourke / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd: Disconnect persists between city, district on parking plan
December 12, 2018 - 5:00am