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February 20, 2018
Crosslake School: Board approves pre-K application
February 20, 2018 - 5:00am
February 19, 2018
Rick Nolan
Where does Nolan's campaign cash go?: Retiring congressman has more than $500K on hand
February 19, 2018 - 6:46pm
Senate Minority Leader Tom Bakk of Cook is center of attention as he answers a reporter's question during a Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, Forum News Service-sponsored pre-session briefing. From left are Bakk, Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka, Gov. Mark Dayton, House Speaker Kurt Daudt and House Minority Leader Melissa Hortman. David Oakes / Minnesota Senate photographer
Gun debate begins as Legislature begins 2018 work
February 19, 2018 - 3:03pm
February 18, 2018
Agendas
February 18, 2018 - 2:30am
February 17, 2018
8th Congressional District candidate Pete Stauber, who grew up in Duluth, talks about how he'll fight for better veteran health care and other issues during an interview at his campaign headquarters. Bob King / Forum News Service
8th District GOP candidate Stauber ‘not going to Washington to be a robot'
February 17, 2018 - 10:00pm
Scott Jensen of St. Anthony, Minn., shows off a 28.5-inch walleye he caught in June 2017 on Mille Lacs Lake. Walleye regulations on Mille Lacs need to be structured to minimize the impact on local resorts and others businesses that suffer when walleye season is closed, as it was during portions of last year's open water season, said state Rep. Dan Fabian, R-Roseau, assistant House majority leader. Brad Dokken / Forum News Service
Mille Lacs stands to be a focus of Minn. legislative session, lawmaker says
February 17, 2018 - 10:55am
Three Nisswa residents, including Peter Mann and Duane Blanck on the right, participate in the Tuesday, Feb. 6, DFL caucus for Crow Wing County at Brainerd High School. Nancy Vogt / Echo Journal
New House candidates emerge at DFL caucus
February 17, 2018 - 9:00am
Mark and Cheryl Delane, of Pine River, review the GOP straw poll during caucus night Tuesday, Feb. 6, at Pine River-Backus School. Travis Grimler / Echo Journal
Platform is focus of GOP caucus-goers - Attendance down at Crow Wing, Cass locations
February 17, 2018 - 7:00am
8th Congressional District: Nolan will retire - Mills, Radinovich indicate interest
February 17, 2018 - 3:00am
February 16, 2018
Senate Minority Leader Tom Bakk of Cook is center of attention as he answers a reporter's question during a Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, Forum News Service-sponsored pre-session briefing. From left are Bakk, Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka, Gov. Mark Dayton, House Speaker Kurt Daudt and House Minority Leader Melissa Hortman. David Oakes / Minnesota Senate photographer
Minnesota lawmakers must pass own budget, but not much work mandatory
February 16, 2018 - 10:44am
From left are Nisswa city attorney Tom Pearson, council members Don Jacobson and Gary Johnson, mayor Fred Heidmann, and council members Ross Krautkremer and John Ryan.
Nisswa: Council member alleges improper conduct by mayor - Both share their thoughts
February 16, 2018 - 5:00am
February 15, 2018
Todd Lyscio
Crosslake School: Lyscio under fire for student fight re-enactment
February 15, 2018 - 11:50am
Crow Wing County Board: Tax-forfeited surplus revenues reviewed
February 15, 2018 - 7:30am
February 14, 2018
The Crow Wing Board of Commissioners meets the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month. Commissioner Doug Houge sits in the center as chairman in this 2017 photo, with new Board Chairman Paul Thiede to Houge's left. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing commissioners' expenses vary widely in 2017
February 14, 2018 - 12:00pm
Crow Wing County Administrator Tim Houle talks about plans for a county website re-design at Tuesday's board of commissioners meeting at the Historic County Courthouse in Brainerd. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: Website sets record with more than a million visits
February 14, 2018 - 10:00am
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