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Pickup truck catches fire on Highway 371 in Nisswa
Crow Wing County Board: Approves of cooperative mental health agreement
Veterans Day: Area students recognize those who served
Speed limits increase for state highways in statewide MnDOT initiative
Senate Republicans re-elect Gazelka as majority leader
Girls Basketball: Lane signs to play for Fighting Hawks.
Junior Hockey: Wisconsin sweeps North Stars
Volleyball: PR-B's Wynn all-state. Tigers earn academic honors
Fergus Falls area to host 2019 Governor's Deer Opener
PL 8th-graders achieve perfect season
James V. Olson
Bernice A. Otterson
Rockne D. Anderson
Brett Lee Thomas
Essentia Health offers way to quit smoking for better health
Chef's Hat: Don't forget about those tried-and-true recipes
Faith: Keep God in your life
Senior Menus: Nov. 12-16, 2018
Vine identified, how to protect junipers and more
Opinion: Thanksgiving and very thankful
Letter to the Editor: Norgaard proud of time as mayor
Letter to the editor: It's time for everyone to come together
The Cracker Barrel: Mental clutter
Guest Opinion: Ask a Trooper
letters to the editor
Births: Oct. 28, 2018
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
October 2, 2018
Lake Shore: Residents may see 'substantial' hike in tax levy
Lake Shore residents could see a "substantial increase" in their 2019 general revenue tax levy. The Lake Shore City Council on Monday, Sept....
October 2, 2018 - 4:00am
August 30, 2018
Pequot Lakes: Council to review budget with park, road projects - Preliminary tax levy to be considered Sept. 4
Pequot Lakes City Council members took their time reviewing all parts of a first draft of the 2019 budget, and will consider adopting a preliminary...
August 30, 2018 - 6:00am
July 27, 2018
Nisswa: Council considers salaries, benefits in budget talks
The Nisswa City Council met an hour early Wednesday, July 18, to start talking about the 2019 budget, specifically considering salary and benefit...
July 27, 2018 - 6:00am
May 23, 2018
Dayton vetoes most legislative session work
ST. PAUL -- The veto pen found found most legislation Minnesota lawmakers passed this year. Gov. Mark Dayton announced Wednesday, May 23, that...
May 23, 2018 - 4:38pm
May 19, 2018
Dayton plans to veto most major legislation
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's governor and legislative leaders began negotiating finances and policy just over 24 hours before their constitutional...
May 19, 2018 - 9:17pm
May 14, 2018
Bonding passes in Minn. House as session winds down
ST. PAUL—Minnesota House passage of a public works funding bill signals the beginning of the end to the 2018 Minnesota Legislature. The...
May 14, 2018 - 4:55pm
May 1, 2018
Gov. Dayton says he wants $138 million in 'emergency' school funding after nearly 60 districts report shortfalls
ST. PAUL—Gov. Mark Dayton said he read a couple of news stories over the weekend about unexpected financial shortfalls schools face, and...
May 1, 2018 - 5:26pm
April 23, 2018
Legislative roundup: MN House votes to dump wild rice water rules
ST. PAUL — Scientific and cultural discussions overlapped as the Minnesota House approved a bill to start over on water regulations protecting...
April 23, 2018 - 4:29pm
February 10, 2018
Crosslakers: Working with government to complete projects
By last fall, the Crosslakers organization was eager to get its projects into the implementation stage. It had identified and nurtured ideas...
February 10, 2018 - 7:00am
January 3, 2018
Crow Wing County Board reorganizes as new year begins
A game of musical chairs of sorts was played Tuesday at the first meeting of the new year of the Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners. Commissioner...
January 3, 2018 - 10:00am
January 1, 2018
Fifty Lakes: Council approves slightly lower tax levy
Fifty Lakes will levy a total of $437,330 in 2018. The city council passed the general tax levy, which is $370 lower than this year, at its Monday,...
January 1, 2018 - 5:00am
December 26, 2017
Crosslake Community School: Board revises budget, hears audit report
The Crosslake Community School Board approved its annual audit report and revised its budget at the Monday, Dec. 11, board meeting, according...
December 26, 2017 - 6:00am
December 20, 2017
Cass County Board: 2018 tax levy will represent 2.5 percent increase over 2017
WALKER—The Cass County Board Tuesday set the county's final 2018 levy at $22,307,860. That is 2.49 percent above the 2017 levy. The state requires the county to show the $503,000 levy for Longville Ambulance District in its total levy even though that is only collected from...
December 20, 2017 - 12:30pm
December 19, 2017
Crosslake: Council approves 5 percent levy increase
The Crosslake City Council approved a 5 percent general revenue tax levy increase for 2018 on Monday, Dec. 11. Council members met with City...
December 19, 2017 - 4:00am
December 18, 2017
Pequot Lakes: Council approves 2018 budget, levy
The Pequot Lakes City Council on Tuesday, Dec. 5, unanimously approved a 2018 total tax levy of $1,637,785 which is a 2.54 percent increase over...
December 18, 2017 - 8:00am