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First canine influenza case confirmed in Brainerd area

Carrie Ruud

June 3, 2017
The Crosslake-Fifty Lakes American Legion Post 500 led its annual Memorial Day ceremony Monday, May 29, at the Pinewood Cemetery in Crosslake. Theresa Bourke/Echo Journal
Lakes area honors military members who have died
June 3, 2017 - 6:00am
June 2, 2017
File photo
State Legislature: Area lawmakers deem session successful
June 2, 2017 - 9:00am
May 21, 2017
Pictured top row left to right are members of Girl Scout Troop 347: Brook Hennies, Scout Swanstrom, Brooke Sandell, Sen. Carrie Ruud, Betsy Boyda, Aubrey Larsen, Kessa Eggert and Selby Fiksdal; bottom row from left: Olivia Laxen, Kallie Carlson, Amelia Pederson, Anna Kennedy, Maggie Wolter, Calia Chaney and Ellie Wolthuizen. Submitted Photo
Pequot Lakes Girl Scouts visit Capitol
May 21, 2017 - 9:00am
April 25, 2017
Minnesota State Capitol. Wikimedia Commons/AlexHoratius
Ruud, Heintzeman differ on environment policy
April 25, 2017 - 11:03am
March 2, 2017
Sunday liquor sales: Area legislators split votes on issue
March 2, 2017 - 11:22am
February 24, 2017
Carrie Ruud
Ruud appointed to Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board
February 24, 2017 - 10:46pm
February 1, 2017
Zach Kayser/Brainerd Dispatch
From left, state Sen. Carrie Ruud, Rep. John Poston, Sen. Paul Gazelka, Rep. Josh Heintzeman and Rep. Dale Lueck discussed issues such as healthcare and taxes with local business owners at the Brainerd Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce's Eggs and Issues panel Friday, Jan. 27, at Madden's Resort.
Area legislators discuss healthcare, taxes with business owners
February 1, 2017 - 11:36pm
January 4, 2017
Carrie Ruud
Returning legislators concerned about health care, taxes
January 4, 2017 - 8:28pm
December 8, 2016
Ruud elected chair for NFWL board of directors
December 8, 2016 - 9:47am
November 30, 2016
Carrie Ruud
Ruud to chair Senate Environment, Natural Resources committee
November 30, 2016 - 2:22pm
Carrie Ruud
Ruud to chair Senate Environment, Natural Resources committee
November 30, 2016 - 2:22pm
November 16, 2016
Election Update: Area Senate, House voting totals listed
November 16, 2016 - 11:52am
November 9, 2016
Josh Heintzeman
Senate District 10: Incumbents retain seats
November 9, 2016 - 12:04pm
October 21, 2016
Carrie Ruud, left; Tiffany Stenglein, right
Senate District 10: Ruud, Stenglein talk about priorities
October 21, 2016 - 9:00am
September 27, 2016
House District 10A candidates Quinn Nystrom, Josh Heintzeman
Voters Guide: District 10
September 27, 2016 - 3:13pm