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April 9, 2019
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Absentee ballots available for PR-B Schools referendum
April 9, 2019 - 8:00am
November 16, 2018
Crow Wing County: Voters surge in 2018 midterms, nearly rivaling 2016
November 16, 2018 - 1:00pm
November 13, 2018
Paul Allen (left) and Kevin Larson.
Game of Thrones: Manhattan Beach mayor to be chosen with 'game of chance'
November 13, 2018 - 5:00am
November 7, 2018
More city election results from the Brainerd Lakes Area
November 7, 2018 - 2:30pm
Voters turn out to the polls in Crow Wing County
November 7, 2018 - 11:30am
Josh Heintzeman
Heintzeman garners 3rd term in resounding victory over Menk
November 7, 2018 - 8:30am
 Governor-elect Tim Walz reaches out to an enthusiastic supporter before giving his victory speech at the DFL election night party in St. Paul, Tuesday, Nov. 6.  (Scott Takushi / Pioneer Press)
Walz wins governor race with 'One Minnesota'
November 7, 2018 - 12:05am
November 4, 2018
Crow Wing County Historic Courthouse
Crow Wing County mail voters must meet deadline to be counted
November 4, 2018 - 7:00am
November 3, 2018
Secretary of State Steve Simon
Secretary Simon updates absentee voting numbers days before election
November 3, 2018 - 4:30am
October 30, 2018
The subject of a forum at CLC's Chalberg Theatre, candidates for  Minnesota House of Representatives included DFLer Alex Hering (left) and Republican John Poston for District 9A, Republican Josh Heintzeman and DFLer Dale Menk for District 10A, Republican Dale Lueck and DFLer Phil Yetzer for District 10B.  Steve Kohls / Brainerd button
Local state rep candidates spar over partisan lines in CLC forum
October 30, 2018 - 3:00am
October 26, 2018
Democrat Tim Walz (left) and Republican Jeff Johnson are vying for the Minnesota governor's seat -- a race where Walz is leading, but Johnson is narrowing the gap with two weeks to go until Election Day, Nov. 6. Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Johnson narrows gap with Walz in governor’s race with Nov. 6 looming
October 26, 2018 - 6:44pm
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 18, 2018
Republican state attorney general candidate Doug Wardlow (center) poses with supporters in a Republican rally Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Brainerd Industrial Center. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Wardlow envisions neutral, nonpartisan role in state AG bid
October 18, 2018 - 11:00am
October 15, 2018
GOP nominee Pete Stauber (left) listens while Democrat candidate Joe Radinovich argues his position during a congressional debate Monday, Oct. 8, at Madden's Resort by East Gull Lake. Stauber and Radinovich are locked in a heated contest for the 8th Congressional District seat. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Fact checking mixed messages from 8th District debate
October 15, 2018 - 9:00am
October 9, 2018
Skip Sandman campaign spokesman Mike Kuitu interrupts introductions during an 8th Congressional District debate Monday, Oct. 8, at the Town Hall Conference Center at Madden's on Gull Lake. Kuitu and others shared concerns Sandman, an Independence Party candidate for the U.S. House seat, was not invited to participate in the debate. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatchplay button
3rd party supporters disrupt debate, protest candidate's exclusion
October 9, 2018 - 9:00am