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April 26, 2018
Minnesota state Rep. Rod Hamilton of Mountain Lake emerges from his office Thursday, April 26, after being accused of sexual misconduct. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct
10 hours 5 min ago
Residents and business owners filled the Cole Memorial Building in Pequot Lakes on Monday, April 23, to talk about Trailside Park plans with the city council. Nancy Vogt / Echo Journal
Pequot Lakes: Trailside Park discussion draws nearly 170 people - Council votes 3-2 to proceed
19 hours 11 min ago
Commissioner Paul Thiede
County board refuses comment on WeARE grant application
20 hours 10 min ago
April 25, 2018
Minnesota state Rep. Erin Maye Quade talks to reporters after she ended a 24-hour sit-in at the front o f he House chambers Wednesday, April 25, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Speaker cracks open door for Minnesota gun bill
April 25, 2018 - 4:47pm
Conservative social for younger adults slated Friday
April 25, 2018 - 3:30pm
Minnesota Republican Chair Jennifer Carnahan (right), joins District 8 GOP candidate Pete Stauber and his wife Jodi while they campaign in preparation for the 2018 midterms. Submitted Photo / Minnesota Republican Party
Minnesota GOP sees land of opportunity in 8th District
April 25, 2018 - 10:00am
Breezy Point Mayor Tom Lillehei voices safety concerns about the ATV amendments the Crow Wing Board of Commissioners adopted at its Tuesday, April 24, meeting. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatchplay button
Crow Wing County Board: More roads to ride: Ordinance change allows Class 1 ATVs on shoulder of county roads
April 25, 2018 - 6:00am
April 24, 2018
"Each property value is established based on actual sales which occurred in the marketplace," noted Gary Griffin, land services supervisor for property valuation and classification. "If comparable properties in a neighborhood during the study period sold for more, valuations will be higher; if comparable nearby properties sold for less, valuations go down."
Countywide property value assessment increases $390 million
April 24, 2018 - 6:00am
Fifty Lakes: Council approves lead bartender description
April 24, 2018 - 4:00am
April 23, 2018
The golden Quadriga stands atop the Minnesota Capitol as legislators move toward a May 21, 2018, end of their session. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Legislative roundup: MN House votes to dump wild rice water rules
April 23, 2018 - 4:29pm
Audit shows lax enforcement on elk, deer farm rules in Minnesota
April 23, 2018 - 3:13pm
Minnesota state Sen. Warren Limmer of Maple Grove says on Monday, April 23, 2018, his legislation would make sure that dangerous sex offenders and mentally ill people are not released too soon. Don Davis / Forum News Service
State officials in Minn. fear court ruling will let offenders go free too soon
April 23, 2018 - 2:44pm
Pine River: Council learns from latest audit
April 23, 2018 - 9:00am
April 22, 2018
Jenkins: Council asks for public hearing on ATV ordinance
April 22, 2018 - 7:00am
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April 22, 2018 - 4:30am
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