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October 19, 2018
Joe Radinovich, the Democratic nominee in the 8th District congressional race, speaks at a campaign event at the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport on May 12. At the time, Radinovich was a candidate in a fractured primary field, now he's locked in a hotly contested race with Republican Pete Stauber. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Radinovich champions labor causes in face of workforce declines
October 19, 2018 - 11:00am
October 5, 2018
Candidates for Minnesota House District 9A -- DFLer Alex Hering (left) and Rep. John Poston, R-Lake Shore -- participate in a televised debate Thursday, Oct. 4, at the Lakeland PBS studio in Brainerd. Theresa Bourke / Brainerd Dispatch
District 9A hopefuls spar in televised debate
October 5, 2018 - 7:00am
August 17, 2018
Gubernatorial candidates Tim Walz for the DFL (left) and Jeff Johnson for the Republican Party address a wide range of issues at the first governor's debate Friday, Aug. 17, since their primary victories last Tuesday. The debate took place at Grand View Lodge in Nisswa. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch -  Videoplay button
Johnson, Walz spar in first governor's debate since primary victories
August 17, 2018 - 10:01pm
July 10, 2018
Jeff Johnson, 62, didn't mince words with what he sees as a state government overstepping its bounds and hurting everyday Minnesotans in the process. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
'If people come out, I believe I'll win'
July 10, 2018 - 11:00am
June 21, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Northland economics
June 21, 2018 - 1:30pm
April 13, 2018
Mary Giuliani Stephens, the two-term mayor of Woodbury and a GOP candidate for governor, said she's against outdated and ineffective solutions that characterize much of current Minnesota politics. Submitted Photo
Giuliani Stephens pushes innovation, adaptation in bid for governor
April 13, 2018 - 10:00am
April 6, 2018
Sen. Amy Klobuchar, center, said she draws upon her own experiences as a mother who needed child care services. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch
Klobuchar leads roundtable discussion on child care shortage
April 6, 2018 - 7:00am
March 30, 2018
Digi-Key plans April construction start for 'massive' expansion
March 30, 2018 - 12:03pm
February 2, 2018
State Rep. Paul Thissen, DFL-Minneapolis, speaks with attendees at a meet-and-greet hosted at Sage on Laurel in Brainerd. Thissen cited economic issues as the most prevalent concerns he's come across speaking with Minnesotans. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Thissen makes his pitch for governor
February 2, 2018 - 8:00am
June 1, 2017
Letter to the editor: Abler's incoherent arguments
June 1, 2017 - 8:30am
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