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Crow Wing County Most Wanted: December
Santa to be at Ole and Lena's on Saturday
Disabled students learn life lessons with holiday craft sale
Essentia envisions multimillion-dollar investment in downtown Duluth campus
Pequot Lakes: Council approves Trailside Park design items on split vote
Dance: Revolution takes third in Aitkin
Boys Hockey: Lightning lose three games
Crosslake archer takes 26th
Football: Schindel named MVP for Patriots
Wrestling: Road Crew takes 3 of 4 - Team sweeps home triangular
Jerome "Joe" Hines
George E. Schwagerl
Anthony Paul Bjerkness
Walter Ferdinand Williams III (Chic)
Famous people you didn’t know had Minnesota ties
Grace United Methodist to present Christmas cantata
Chef's Hat: Turn to comfort foods for that busy time of year
3 things for better health - Dec. 12
Faith: Pecan pie
Letter to the editor: Losing Laposky is huge loss
Letter to the editor: The old lamplighter
Opinion: How to have a merry Christmas
Cheesehead Chatter: Don't stress about Christmas
Enjoy Momma's mouth-watering fudge recipe
letters to the editor
Elmer and Val Stephan
Births - Nov. 26, 2017
December 9, 2017
Deadline extended to prevent wolf attacks on livestock
Minnesota livestock producers received additional time to apply for grant money to help prevent wolf attacks. Due to a late harvest that kept producers in the fields longer than average, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture extended the deadline for the Wolf-Livestock Conflict...
December 9, 2017 - 4:30am
December 7, 2017
Ruud named legislator of the year by state SWCD group
ST. PAUL—Environment and Natural Resource Policy and Legacy Finance Chair Sen. Carrie Ruud, R-Breezy Point, was named Legislator of the...
December 7, 2017 - 9:00am
November 29, 2017
Farmers have more time for wolf grant applications
Minnesota farmers have an additional three weeks to apply for grant money to help prevent wolf attacks. Due to a late harvest keeping farmers in the fields longer than average, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture is extending the deadline for the Wolf-Livestock Conflict Prevention...
November 29, 2017 - 3:00am
October 5, 2017
MN Sportsmen's Caucus celebrates National Hunting and Fishing Day
As co-chair of the Minnesota Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus, and as a member of the 48-state National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses network, my fellow caucus co-chairs and I are proud to join like-minded sportsmen legislators from across the nation in celebrating the 45th National...
October 5, 2017 - 7:30am
Gazelka, Ruud receive awards
Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka, R-Fairview Township in Cass County, and Sen. Carrie Ruud, R-Breezy Point, received awards from the Coalition...
September 5, 2017 - 8:00am
August 11, 2017
Ruud receives arts award
Sen. Carrie Ruud, R- Breezy Point, received an Arts All Star Award from Minnesota Citizens for the Arts during a performance Wednesday of "L'Exotique"...
August 11, 2017 - 12:00pm
June 3, 2017
Lakes area honors military members who have died
Memorial Day services throughout the lakes area benefitted from relatively dry weather Monday, May 29, though unpredictable clouds may have caused...
June 3, 2017 - 6:00am
June 2, 2017
State Legislature: Area lawmakers deem session successful
Several local legislators held new positions during the past legislative session, but with hard work and cooperation, they consider the session...
June 2, 2017 - 9:00am
May 21, 2017
Pequot Lakes Girl Scouts visit Capitol
Fifth-graders with Pequot Lakes Girl Scout Troop 347 recently took a trip to the Twin Cities that was filled with art, acting, history, government...
May 21, 2017 - 9:00am
April 25, 2017
Ruud, Heintzeman differ on environment policy
The Minnesota Legislature is in the middle of deciding what it really wants its environmental policy to be, and two Brainerd area legislators...
April 25, 2017 - 11:03am
March 2, 2017
Sunday liquor sales: Area legislators split votes on issue
The prospect of Sunday liquor store sales in Minnesota is all but certain after both the Senate and House voted to end the ban on such sales. Though area legislators split on their votes, Gov. Mark Dayton has indicated he will sign the bill. The Senate passed a bill Monday, Feb. 27,...
March 2, 2017 - 11:22am
February 24, 2017
Ruud appointed to Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board
State Sen. Carrie Ruud, R-Breezy Point, has been appointed to the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board (IRRRB). "It's an honor to be...
February 24, 2017 - 10:46pm
February 1, 2017
Area legislators discuss healthcare, taxes with business owners
Area legislators gathered with Brainerd Lakes Chamber members to discuss issues such as business property taxes, employee wages and benefits,...
February 1, 2017 - 11:36pm
January 4, 2017
Returning legislators concerned about health care, taxes
Minnesota state representatives and senators made their way to St. Paul on Tuesday, Jan. 3, to begin the 90th legislative session. Local legislators...
January 4, 2017 - 8:28pm
December 8, 2016
Ruud elected chair for NFWL board of directors
State Sen. Carrie Ruud, R-Breezy Point, was recently elected to serve as chair 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. More than 5,000 elected...
December 8, 2016 - 9:47am