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Deadline to homestead for property taxes approaches
Level 3 offender moves to rural Brainerd
Ironton man gets 12 years in prison for sexual assault
Family Safety Network to host Parade of Trees fundraiser
Sour grapes no more, township winery can make wine
Fergus Falls area to host 2019 Governor's Deer Opener
PL 8th-graders achieve perfect season
Pequot Lakes Football: 'They are going to remember you'. Seniors honored at Patriots' banquet
Danecdotes: Lightning girls strive for discipline as season begins
UPDATE: NHRA honors BIR owner Jed Copham's memory - Dead at 46, Copham was innovator at race track, association president says
Brett R. Halverson
Matthew L. Sell
Rockne D. Anderson
Edward Shetka, Jr.
Faith: Keep God in your life
Senior Menus: Nov. 12-16, 2018
Vine identified, how to protect junipers and more
Card games: Oct. 29-Nov. 2, 2018
Living Savior to host parents' night out
Guest Opinion: Ask a Trooper
War story: This U.S. soldier from Germany made false teeth for his comrades during WWII
Guest Opinion: Cass County Sheriff's Corner
Reader Opinion: Ready to Serve
The Last Windrow: Elected officials should run into this constituent
letters to the editor
Births: Oct. 28, 2018
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
April 17, 2018
Manhattan Beach: City council unsure about city planning event
Though it has been about 20 years since Manhattan Beach has done any community planning, the city council isn't completely convinced of its effectiveness....
April 17, 2018 - 5:00am
February 27, 2018
Manhattan Beach: Council approves bylaws amendments
The Manhattan Beach City Council officially approved changes to its bylaws ordinance at the Tuesday, Feb. 7, council meeting, according to unapproved...
February 27, 2018 - 5:00am
November 24, 2017
Manhattan Beach: Council talks open forum, agenda procedures
Open forum policy and agenda procedure continue to be topics of lengthy discussion for the Manhattan Beach City Council. At the council's Tuesday,...
November 24, 2017 - 8:00am
November 10, 2017
Letter to the editor: Suppression of speech in Manhattan Beach
Toward the end of last month's city meeting, council member Janis Allen loudly complained about public comment protocol. She bemoaned the fact that council members cannot argue with the speakers and claimed that public comments are "sometimes not true." I agree with the first part,...
November 10, 2017 - 4:30am
September 29, 2017
Manhattan Beach: Council sets levy, agrees to clerk recording device
The Manhattan Beach City Council set its preliminary 2018 levy at $70,000 during its Tuesday, Sept. 5, council meeting, according to unapproved...
September 29, 2017 - 4:00am
August 28, 2017
Manhattan Beach: Council disagrees on open forum policy
After citizens requested the Manhattan Beach City Council include comments made during the open forum portion of meetings in the official meeting...
August 28, 2017 - 9:00am
June 16, 2017
Manhattan Beach: Council, residents argue over open forum, P&Z issues
Controversy regarding open forums and the deputy planning and zoning administrator arose at the Manhattan Beach City Council meeting Tuesday,...
June 16, 2017 - 7:30am
Manhattan Beach: Attorney conveys open meeting violation allegation
City attorney Andrew Kalis informed the Manhattan Beach City Council at its Tuesday, June 6, meeting of an open meeting law violation allegation he recently received. Kalis said the allegation was that there was communication among council members between the April and May meetings,...
June 16, 2017 - 6:00am
January 24, 2017
Manhattan Beach: Mayor appoints new council member - Former clerk/treasurer rejoins council
The Manhattan Beach City Council made a last-minute appointment at its Tuesday, Jan. 3, meeting after a council member resigned, according to...
January 24, 2017 - 10:10pm
November 2, 2016
Manhattan Beach: Resident asks that council member be replaced
Manhattan Beach Mayor Paul Allen read a letter from resident Doug Wannebo at the council's Oct. 4 meeting, asking that council member Clyde Brodt...
November 2, 2016 - 2:34pm
June 8, 2016
Letters to the Editor: Conflict of interest in Manhattan Beach
There's a huge conflict of interest in Manhattan Beach politics. The mayor and mayor pro tem (husband and wife) propose legislation to fill their pockets at the public's expense. This is the third time the Allen family has attempted to rezone their corner horse pasture to commercial...
June 8, 2016 - 11:20am