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Police Blotter - Nov. 15
Driver, 20, killed in vehicle crash with train in western Minnesota
Crow Wing County Board: Approves of cooperative mental health agreement
Tis The Season
FDA unveils sweeping anti-tobacco effort to reduce underage vaping and smoking
Meet new turkey farmers in the US’s largest turkey-producing county
Minnesota's unemployment rate holds steady
$2B Southwest light rail project cleared to begin construction
Destination Downtown Spotlight: BluPaisley eyes expansion opportunity
COMMENTARY: Why Trump’s trade war alarms me
place a business brief
Return of Stefon Diggs expected to boost Vikings’ passing game
Warriors Athlete of Week: Diminutive eighth-grader ferocious on diving board
Bemidji State goalie faces familiar foe in St. Cloud
Brainerd athlete signings
Bowling: Warriors finish season second in conference tournament
Athlete of the Week
Reader Opinion: Immigration and open borders
Reader Opinion: Unexpected human kindness
Reader Opinion: Sad Thiede lost
Opinion: Thanksgiving and very thankful
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Minnesota deer kill down 9.5 percent from last year
Fate of famed L.A. mountain lions unclear after wildfire scorched their habitat
Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame inducts Matt Straw
Manvel, N.D., couple brings baby along for the hunt
WATCH: Female hunters are on the rise in Minnesota, North Dakota
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Life after Katie: How Minnesota family remembers her by promoting mental health awareness
Essentia Health offers way to quit smoking for better health
Mechanics rescue kitten who took 80-mile ride under car hood
Bridges of Hope focuses on childhood trauma at church event
Creamy wild rice soup is a great way to use up leftover Thanksgiving turkey
Science and Tech
This Was Brainerd
Roy Clark, country star who hosted 'Hee Haw' variety show, dies at 85
Entertainment Briefs - Nov. 15
Special Events - Nov. 15
Grassroots Concerts hosts Brianna Lane
PR-B musical experiences dearth of seniors. Opportunity exists to grow young, talented cast
Her Voice Magazine
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Essentia Health - St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Dan & Shirley Barto
Bernice A. Otterson
Brett Lee Thomas
Rockne D. Anderson
Edward Shetka, Jr.
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Crow Wing Co. In-Custody
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restaurants and bars
June 18, 2018
When it comes to tipping for service, millennials are cheapest
U.S. millennials are quick to whip out their wallets for pricey avocado toast and craft beer. But when it comes to rewarding the waiters and...
June 18, 2018 - 10:03am
June 11, 2018
We now know what the 'b' in IHOb, formerly IHOP, means—and everyone is confused
GLENDALE, Calif.—America: you can officialy rest easy tonight. Nationwide restaurant chain IHOP, now known as IHOb, revealed on its social...
June 11, 2018 - 2:35pm
June 7, 2018
Getting a Chick-Fil-A franchise is harder than getting into Harvard
Three months into his new role as head of the Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt wanted to help his wife find a job, too. At Chick-Fil-A....
June 7, 2018 - 8:04am
June 6, 2018
Popular restaurant chain IHOP is changing its name. The reason why remains a mystery.
Known more by the acronym "IHOP," the International House of Pancakes announced Monday, June 4, that the popular restaurant chain will be changing...
June 6, 2018 - 4:06pm
May 15, 2018
A barista refused to serve a man for 'being really racist' to a Muslim. Her bosses backed her.
Kathleen "Amina" Deady stood in front of a pastry counter in Riverside, California, holding a key fob and wearing a veil across her face. Only...
May 15, 2018 - 4:03pm
May 14, 2018
Chili's says customer names and credit card numbers were exposed
f you've eaten at Chili's restaurants within the past two months, then you might want to check your credit report and card statements. Chili's...
May 14, 2018 - 12:55pm
May 9, 2018
Wahlburgers to launch at Mall of America; brothers set to visit later this month
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. -- An opening has been set for the burger-centric Wahlburgers at the Mall of America. The restaurant with famous names behind...
May 9, 2018 - 3:53pm
May 1, 2018
I tried the Big Mac, Whopper and Dave's Single. They share the same major flaw.
Americans hate fast-food hamburgers. We mock their ingredients, stare slack-jawed at their high sodium counts and blame them for our expanding...
May 1, 2018 - 3:44pm
April 26, 2018
'It's just not what people want anymore': Subway to close hundreds of US stores
Subway Restaurants, home of the ubiquitous $5 footlong, plans to shutter hundreds of U.S. stores as consumers lose their appetite for lunch meats....
April 26, 2018 - 4:05pm
April 17, 2018
Starbucks to close more than 8,000 stores for racial-bias education
PHILADELPHIA - Starbucks will close more than 8,000 U.S. stores for an afternoon next month to train employees after two black men were arrested...
April 17, 2018 - 1:57pm
Starbucks CEO meets with two black men who were arrested at Philadelphia store
PHILADELPHIA - The chief executive of Starbucks has personally apologized to two black men who were arrested while waiting at one of the coffee...
April 17, 2018 - 10:29am
April 16, 2018
Teamsters strike Minnesota beer distributor over keg safety issue
ST. PAUL—Drivers and warehouse workers of the largest beer distributor in Minnesota went on strike Friday over safety concerns. J.J. Taylor Distributing and the Teamsters Local 792 union have been in contract negotiations since February. The union rejected management's most...
April 16, 2018 - 6:38pm
April 12, 2018
Stopping sexual assault where it can start: at the bar
STILLWATER, Minn.—Jesse Estrin has seen it all during his five years as a bartender: Men harassing women, women harassing men, men harassing...
April 12, 2018 - 1:13pm
Main Street Ale House in Nisswa is product of careful thought
Careful planning is often the predictor of success for a business, and if that's true, Main Street Ale House in Nisswa has a bright future.
April 12, 2018 - 12:00pm
April 4, 2018
Panera's data breach puts attention on risks of loyalty programs
Panera Bread this week became the latest company hit by a data breach, acknowledging that customer information was vulnerable on its company...
April 4, 2018 - 4:03pm