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Klobuchar re-introduces Tribal Adoption Parity Act

US Senator Amy Klobuchar recently re-introduced legislation to support tribal families. According to a release, the bipartisan Tribal Adoption Parity Act would add “Indian tribal governments” to the tax code, allowing tribes to claim adoption tax credits. The legislation would make the special needs adoption tax credit available to all parents who adopt children through…


Blackduck woman killed in crash

Two women were killed after a car crash on Thanksgiving Day in Crow Wing County. The state patrol says a 19-year-old Katrina Lipp of Brainerd crossed the centerline in a Chevy Malibu and was struck by an oncoming Chevy Silverado. The crash was around 6:20 p.m. on Highway 210 in Oak Lawn Township. Lipp and…


Backus man facing first-degree drug charges

A 61-year-old Backus man was arrested after a drug investigation in Cass County. Sheriff Tom Burch reports that a search warrant was executed in the City of Backus last Saturday. Drug selling paraphernalia was seized as was 26.5 grams of suspected methamphetamine. Scott Orth is facing charges of first-degree controlled substance sales and possession. Burch…

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