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April 9, 2019
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Absentee ballots available for PR-B Schools referendum
April 9, 2019 - 8:00am
March 14, 2019
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After 5 rounds of voting, Oak Lawn settles on levy increase: Challenger, write-in candidate prevail in contested races
March 14, 2019 - 5:00am
March 10, 2019
Township Day, this Tuesday, March 12, represents a key gathering for small towns across the state -- of which there are approximately 1,781 in all, home to roughly 914,174 residents. It’s an opportunity to elect local town officials, as well as vote on and discuss any major ballot measures at the annual meeting. Direct democracy in action. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Township Day: Small communities gather for 2019 elections, annual meetings
March 10, 2019 - 7:00am
March 7, 2019
Ideal Township supervisor election slated March 12
March 7, 2019 - 10:30am
January 9, 2019
CLC receives award for excellence in student voter engagement
January 9, 2019 - 4:00am
November 26, 2018
Some say the United States’ traditional “first past the post” or “winner takes all” system fosters the duopoly of power enjoyed by Democrats and Republicans -- and thus, the dilemma between two “evils.” Proponents of ranked-choice voting are pointing to Maine’s 2018 elections as a watershed moment, the first statewide implementation of a system that has, until now, only seen usage in nine cities across the nation. Graphic illustration
With Maine opting for ranked-choice voting, is Minnesota and others to follow?
November 26, 2018 - 5:09pm
November 25, 2018
From the Lefthand Corner: The political pendulum swung a little - to the left
November 25, 2018 - 7:30am
November 11, 2018
Reader Opinion: Ready to Serve
November 11, 2018 - 8:30am
November 9, 2018
Vogt's Notes: Community newspaper is your information source
November 9, 2018 - 10:00am
November 7, 2018
Katy Botz
Pine River-Backus School Board: Two newcomers to join board
November 7, 2018 - 7:00pm
Linda Steffens
Fifty Lakes: Steffens unseats Anick as mayor
November 7, 2018 - 5:00pm
Area uncontested race results listed
November 7, 2018 - 4:30pm
Charles Black Lance, Tom Haglin and Ruth Nelson
Brainerd School Board: Incumbents Haglin, Nelson retain seats; Black Lance joins
November 7, 2018 - 7:00am
Paul Allen and Kevin Larson tied in the Manhattan Beach mayoral election Tuesday, Nov. 6.
Manhattan Beach: Mayoral race ends in tie
November 7, 2018 - 6:00am
Scott Goddard
Goddard elected Crow Wing County Sheriff
November 7, 2018 - 3:00am