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This red Ford pickup went thru the ice on Halverson Bay on Pelican Lake. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Warmer temps - wet truck
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All 3 parties in Friday's crash sent to hospital
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Flight paramedic Miles Weske with his flight nurse fiancee Brook Weber and their dog Chloe talk about Weske's ordeal after the North Memorial helicopter he was riding in crashed near the Alexandria Airport last fall. After nearly dying in the hospital, Westby is recovering at home in Mission Township. Steve Kohls/ Brainerd Dispatch Video and Gallery play button
Mending and marrying
January 22, 2017 - 7:25pm
Crow Wing Energized: Building Resilience Across the Lifespan: Family Support
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Garrison Firefighters tore down the drywall to make sure the fire was completely out at a home off Highway 18 near Highway 6, west of Garrison. A space heater in the crawl space located under this room is what caused the fire.
Garrison firefighters save house from destruction
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Mn DNR: Special deer hunt ends; CWD found in 1 more deer
January 23, 2017 - 3:25pm
Chronic wasting disease investigation traces exposure to Meeker County
20 hours 9 min ago
Invasive species staff with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources identified java water dropwort in an isolated small pond in Le Sueur County. The wetland plant is native to Southeast Asia and is sometimes sold for ornamental purposes. DNR staff removed java water dropwort from the pond and will monitor and contain the remaining plants. MN DNR
Mn DNR: Don’t release aquarium or water garden plants into the wild
January 23, 2017 - 3:33pm
3 things for better health to try this week
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Sue Hadland holds a poster with information about SxTalks, the monthly educational program at Brainerd teen center The Shop, hosted by nonprofit WeARE. Hadland, along with Becky Twamley (center) and Julie Ingleman, shared information about their organization Jan. 12 with the League of Women Voters of the Brainerd Lakes Area. Chelsey Perkins/Brainerd Dispatch
Reproductive health: Nonprofit aims for Brainerd family planning clinic
January 22, 2017 - 7:41pm
Crosby Mayor James Hunter (center) relays his view Thursday on the potential integration of the Jessie F. Hallett Memorial Library in Crosby into the Kitchigami Regional Library System. The KRLS board discussed the matter and tabled further action. Chelsey Perkins/Brainerd Dispatch
Library system: Board seeks revenue commitments in Crosby library issue
January 20, 2017 - 6:25pm
President Donald Trump holds up a signed executive order to advance construction of the Dakota Access pipeline at the White House Jan. 24, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque play button
Trump advances Dakota Access Pipeline, but timeline unclear as tribe plans legal action
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Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton announced his prostate cancer diagnosis Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017, the day after he fainted while giving his State of the State speech. Maureen McMullen / Forum News Service
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Dayton's 70th birthday not what he wanted
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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady greets Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger after the 2017 AFC Championship Game at Gillette Stadium Jan. 22. Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports
Steelers' Roethlisberger unsure of future, considering retirement
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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, left, greets FBI Director James Comey during the Inaugural Law Enforcement Officers and First Responders Reception in the Blue Room of the White House in Washington Jan. 22, 2017.      REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
Trump plans to keep Comey as FBI director, source says
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