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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Pequot Lakes: Core team gathers to prepare for community's future
Central Lakes Rotary Club welcomes new member
RREAL to participate in National Solar Tour on Saturday
Pelican Lakes 4-Hers win awards
Patriot Perspective: Help make a difference in a student's life
Minnesota hosts Cider Cup: Irish golfers enjoy experience playing area courses
Homecoming youth run winners announced
Tiger shred Mustangs, Bears
Tennis: Patriots fall to S-M, sweep C-I
Pequot Lakes Diamond Club golf scramble held
Dr. Donald (Don) Langan
Kerry W. Boyer
Shelley R. Keller
Eva Marie Smith
Hackensack abuzz with carvers
Hall of Fame band Rio Nido to take CLC stage
CLC band rehearsals under way
Pages from the Past - Sept. 22, 2016
Looking Back-Sept. 22, 2016
MMBA Home Show
Letter to the editor: Consider resident's request for variances
Letter to the editor: Vote your conscience, not the party
Guest Editorial: Trump unlikely to gain ground
Letter to the editor: It's good news that students care
Faith: Why are you here?
letters to the editor
September 27, 2016
Voters Guide: District 10
Senate District 10 Elect 1 Carrie Ruud, R Tiffany Stenglein, DFL Name: Carrie Ruud City of residence: Breezy Point Party: Republican Position...
September 27, 2016 - 3:13pm
August 26, 2016
Area Republicans upset over lack of special session
Area state Senate and House Republicans are frustrated after Gov. Mark Dayton said he will not hold a special session to discuss a vetoed tax...
August 26, 2016 - 11:35am
July 6, 2016
Ruud appointed to Legislative Commission on Surrogacy
State Sen. Carrie Ruud, R-Breezy Point, was recently appointed to serve on the newly formed Legislative Commission on Surrogacy. The committee was created through legislation passed during the 2016 legislative session and is made up of 12 legislators along with representatives from...
July 6, 2016 - 1:55pm
June 8, 2016
State Legislature: Area legislators hail veterans tax cut bill: They share high, low points of session
At least four area Republican legislators cited a provision that excludes military retirement pay from state income tax as a highlight of the 2016 legislative session that concluded May 23. The bill was authored by Rep. Josh Heintzeman, R-Nisswa, in the House and Sen. Paul Gazelka,...
June 8, 2016 - 10:56am
May 10, 2016
Ruud honored for outdoors accomplishments
The Parks & Trails Council of Minnesota presented state Sen. Carrie Ruud, R-Breezy Point, with the Legislator of Distinction Award on Wednesday,...
May 10, 2016 - 2:08pm
Legislature: Area legislators share thoughts on legislative session
Six area Republican legislators shared their thoughts about the 10-week legislative session that started Tuesday, March 8, while at a Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce event. Attending the breakfast forum Thursday, March 3, at Arrowwood Lodge at Brainerd Lakes in Baxter were District...
March 10, 2016 - 1:44pm
March 3, 2016
Ruud to seek re-election to Senate District 10 seat
State Sen. Carrie Ruud, R-Breezy Point, has begun her campaign for re-election in Senate District 10, which encompasses all of Crow Wing and...
March 3, 2016 - 2:17pm
January 14, 2016
Ruud to host Senate District 10 meetings
State Sen. Carrie Ruud, R-Breezy Point, is hosting Senate District 10 meetings. Constituents are encouraged to attend and discuss the issues that are important to them before the 2016 legislative session kicks off March 8. On Jan. 20, Ruud will be at the Jenkins VFW from 9-10 a.m.,...
January 14, 2016 - 2:10pm
December 11, 2015
Area legislators respond to projected budget surplus
In November, the Minnesota Office of Management and Budget released an economic forecast predicting a state surplus of $1.871 billion for fiscal year 2016-17. Some area legislators suggest this is a sign of over taxation. "While news of a budget surplus is good for the state's...
December 11, 2015 - 9:20am
November 13, 2015
Veterans Day in the Lakes Area
Veterans Day was celebrated in all parts of the lakes area on Wednesday, Nov. 11. Sen. Carrie Ruud joined Lutheran Social Service at the Crosslake...
November 13, 2015 - 11:15am
September 23, 2015
Ruud installed as chair-elect of NFWL board
State Sen. Carrie Ruud, R-Breezy Point, was recently elected to serve as chair-elect on the board of directors for the National Foundation for Women Legislators (NFWL), the nation's oldest organization addressing the needs of elected women at all levels of government. "It's such...
September 23, 2015 - 3:42pm
Real-life civics lesson
April 23, 2015 - 1:52pm
March 18, 2015
Garbage search case could affect Minnesota DNA law
Dru Sjodin's mother and a New Mexico mom who also lost her daughter to murder spent a week lobbying Minnesota lawmakers about requiring law enforcement...
March 18, 2015 - 3:29pm
February 5, 2015
Ruud, Lueck author bill to eliminate tax on Social Security
State Sen. Carrie Ruud, R-Breezy Point, and state Rep. Dale Lueck, R-Aitkin, authored legislation to eliminate the Minnesota tax on Social Security income. The bill would phase out the tax over the next five years. More than 637,000 Minnesotans stand to benefit by saving more than...
February 5, 2015 - 5:52pm
January 22, 2015
Ruud supports bill to repeal mandatory AIS trailer decal
State Sen. Carrie Ruud, R-Breezy Point, has co-authored a bill to repeal a new law mandating an aquatic invasive species (AIS) trailer decal for anyone who transports watercraft or water-related equipment in or through Minnesota. The provision was adopted as part of the 2012 Environment...
January 22, 2015 - 1:44pm