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July 19, 2018
Cass County Board: Audit of county financial records in final review
July 19, 2018 - 12:00pm
Speed Limit sign, made to the specifications of the 2004 edition of Standard Highway Signs. By Federal Highway Administration - MUTCD (http://mutcd.fhwa.dot.gov/shsm_interim/index.htm) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
Cass County Board: Commissioners request speed limit study on County Highway 77
July 19, 2018 - 5:00am
July 18, 2018
Dave Williams, who owns property along Pelican Lake, sits at the corner of the table as Crow Wing County Administrator Tim Houle (left) and Commissioners Paul Koering and Paul Thiede listen to Williams' complaints at the Tuesday, July 17, committee of the whole meeting about vacation rentals by owner. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Lakefront property owner wants vacation rentals regulated
July 18, 2018 - 7:00am
Echo Journal file photo
Crosslake: Council approves personnel changes
July 18, 2018 - 4:00am
July 17, 2018
Echo Journal file photo
Pequot Lakes: August will bring street dance, National Night Out
July 17, 2018 - 8:00am
July 16, 2018
8th District money shows DFL keeps up
July 16, 2018 - 9:48pm
Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon says on Wednesday, May 16, 2018, that he wants lawmakers to approve him spending $1.5 million  of federal funds to improve voter database security. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Trump Russian comments rile Minnesota elections leader
July 16, 2018 - 5:11pm
New Minnesota driver's licenses will include more information and have features to make them more difficult to copy. Minnesota Department of Public Safety photo
Minnesota revises driver's licenses to be more secure
July 16, 2018 - 4:02pm
Echo Journal file photo
Manhattan Beach: Council hears no feedback on Northern States Power agreement
July 16, 2018 - 6:00am
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Crosslake School: Board grapples with unexpected costs after building lease ends
July 16, 2018 - 4:00am
July 15, 2018
Agendas
July 15, 2018 - 6:30am
July 14, 2018
Items not accepted (some of which) include garbage, fish guts, plastic bags, windows or mirrors, light bulbs, appliances, TVs, fishing poles, plastic pipe, garden hose, motor oil cans, pillows, lumber and ceramics have caused whole recycle loads to be rejected at the county taxpayers' unnecessary expense, ESD reported.
Cass County: Recycling rules apply to new containers - No plastic bags allowed
July 14, 2018 - 10:00am
Jenkins City Council: WALA discussion becomes heated
July 14, 2018 - 4:00am
July 13, 2018
Gubernatorial candidate Erin Murphy stopped by Sage on Laurel in downtown Brainerd Thursday, July 12, to discuss her sweeping health care proposal -- a statewide single-payer plan. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch
Murphy unveils single-payer health plan in gubernatorial run
July 13, 2018 - 7:00am
The design presented at the Monday, July 9, city council meeting shows the city's iconic bobber water tower and directs motorists to take the next exit and turn to get downtown to "EAT | SHOP | STAY -| ENJOY!" Donations the Pequot Lakes Chamber is seeking from businesses will fund the lighting and landscaping installation, and the city will waive all land-use permit fees.
Pequot Lakes: City to fund community sign on Highway 371
July 13, 2018 - 4:00am