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Biz Buzz: Last days to vote in Best of Brainerd contest
Ruud honored as Legislator of Distinction
Burn restrictions issued for northern Minnesota
Blotter - Aug. 18, 2018
Resident finds unmanned aircraft from Camp Ripley training
Spicer, Minn., acquires a fishing destination 'asset'
Racing: 37th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals; Smith breaks track speed record
Golf results - Aug. 15, 2018
Outdoor Notes for Aug. 18
50 years of family: Racers, spectators celebrate brotherhood at BIR's 50th anniversary
Micah J. Crosby
Nicolaus (Nic) H. Anderson
Jhonna Nichole Wasnie Loftis
Nina Thordson Witt
Card games: Aug. 6-10, 2018
Nisswa church to host VBS Aug. 20-23
WWI veteran's daughter accepts Purple Heart 100 years after war's end
Why hiker's rash happens, and how to make it less likely
Go beyond tomatoes with fresh salsas
Letter to the Editor: 40&8 thanks those who attended fundraiser
The Last Windrow: A short history of a 'real' small business
From the Lefthand Corner: Was Tuesday's vote an aberration or a trend?
Commentary: Noticing others is first step to kindness
Letter to the editor: Support our community
letters to the editor
Bill & Mary Crosby
Births: Aug. 7, 2018
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Johnson, Walz spar in first governor's debate since primary victories
August 8, 2018
Pence promises copper-nickel expansion during Duluth visit
DULUTH—Vice President Mike Pence blew in and out of Duluth on Wednesday, Aug. 8, in less than four hours, promising while he was there...
August 8, 2018 - 8:09pm
July 28, 2018
Nolan introduces proposal for nationwide Medicaid recovery bill
A 2016 Minnesota law that, in certain circumstances, limits how far the state can go in attempting to recover Medicaid costs from an estate after the death of a recipient would expand to cover the entire nation under legislation introduced Thursday, July 26, by Rep. Rick Nolan. Under...
July 28, 2018 - 4:30am
July 24, 2018
Duluth group calls for U.S. Rep. Nolan to resign
DULUTH—U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan was already scheduled to surrender his congressional seat at the end of the year. But a letter on Tuesday from...
July 24, 2018 - 9:11pm
June 12, 2018
The curse of public service: Nolan discusses surprising bid for lt. gov.
CROSSLAKE—At the spry age of 74, Rep. Rick Nolan, D-Crosby, is becoming something of a practitioner of sudden reversals—at least...
June 12, 2018 - 12:00pm
June 5, 2018
DFL late arrivals fill out 8th District race; Independence Party candidate also joins fray
DULUTH—Sometime after announcing his retirement from Congress last February, Rep. Rick Nolan called a handful of Democratic-Farmer-Labor...
June 5, 2018 - 8:11pm
May 16, 2018
Election wrestles with environment in 8th Congressional District
DULUTH, Minn.—Try as they might to turn the topical dial to health care, spending or immigration in the open race for the 8th Congressional...
May 16, 2018 - 10:05am
February 19, 2018
Where does Nolan's campaign cash go?: Retiring congressman has more than $500K on hand
DULUTH—When Rep. Rick Nolan announced his upcoming retirement from Congress earlier this month, he ended a re-election campaign flush with...
February 19, 2018 - 6:46pm
February 17, 2018
8th District GOP candidate Stauber ‘not going to Washington to be a robot'
DULUTH—Pete Stauber bounced from one thing to the next at his 8th Congressional District campaign headquarters in Hermantown earlier this...
February 17, 2018 - 10:00pm
February 12, 2018
Mayor announces run for Congress in northern Minn.
NORTH BRANCH, Minn.—The first new entrant into the midterm election void left by Rep. Rick Nolan's retirement announcement last week wasn't...
February 12, 2018 - 9:07pm
Capitol Chatter: Minnesota should have say in farm bill
ST. PAUL — Minnesota would seem to have an outsized influence on the next farm bill. Both of the state's senators are on that body's Agriculture...
January 12, 2018 - 11:10am
January 3, 2018
Smith becomes Minnesota U.S. senator
WASHINGTON — Tina Smith raised her right hand and swore to uphold the U.S. Constitution, replacing Minnesota U.S. Sen. Al Franken after...
January 3, 2018 - 5:11pm
January 2, 2018
Smith set to be Minnesota’s next senator as Bachmann considers running
WASHINGTON — Minnesota's best-known politician has resigned from the U.S. Senate while a well-known political celebrity considers running for...
January 2, 2018 - 3:51pm
December 24, 2017
'Enjoy life and make the best of every day': Nolan, daughter discuss her fight with lung cancer
DULUTH — The coming year almost promises to draw U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan into a battle for his political life. He's being targeted from all...
December 24, 2017 - 6:10am
December 20, 2017
Can Franken preserve his legacy? He made his first try Wednesday
WASHINGTON—Minnesota gets a new U.S. senator on Jan. 3. A spokesman for U.S. Sen. Al Franken said on Wednesday, Dec. 20, that the senator...
December 20, 2017 - 7:42pm
December 7, 2017
Tina Smith quickly rising to top of Senate speculation
PAUL — It took only minutes after the first sexual misconduct allegation was waged against Al Franken for speculation to begin about who would...
December 7, 2017 - 3:25pm