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Suit dismissed accusing HUD Secretary Carson of dismantling Obama-era fair housing law
New Trump power plant plan could release hundreds of millions of tons of CO2 into air
Attack ad aimed at Radinovich could set tone for Minnesota's 8th district race
A boy who had lead poisoning is taunted. Who is responsible?
Construction update: Part of Excelsior opens, Cypress night work on hold
Tandeski joins American National Bank of Minnesota
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Vikings' rookie Boone impresses as running back competition heats up
Vikings lackluster on offense, fall 14-10 to Jaguars in home preseason opener
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Water Spaniels compete at national field trials
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Column: Catching fish and catching up in the canoe country
Apply by Aug. 17 for Camp Ripley archery hunts
After 50 years of teaching firearm safety, Minnesota instructor has no plans on retiring
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Typical kid behavior or a mental-health problem? It can be hard to decide.
Commentary: Harvesting late summer crops
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From outdoor living spaces to solving drainage issues, landscaping deserves a careful look
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Composer writes music to calm stressed-out shelter dogs
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August 17, 2018
This Was Brainerd - Aug. 17
AUGUST 17 20 years ago (1998)For retirees, the decision to live in Minnesota means more than cold weather and mosquitoes - it means losing Medicaid dollars. A study shows that seniors living in the Twin Cities pay more for less benefits than those in most other metro areas. Local...
August 17, 2018 - 3:30am
August 16, 2018
This Was Brainerd - Aug. 16
AUGUST 16 20 years ago (1998)Deb Roberts is a recreational swimmer, but this week she'll swim for a cause. To raise money for the new Gold Medal Hockey Arena, Roberts will swim the entire length of the Gull Lake chain. That's 16 miles from Cragun's to the shore of Nisswa Lake, taking...
August 16, 2018 - 3:30am
August 15, 2018
This Was Brainerd - Aug. 15
AUGUST 15 20 years ago (1998)Twenty-one years after jumping into local politics to fight for a stop sign near his home, James Wallin announced his plans to run for mayor. The current council president was spurred to run when current mayor Bonnie Cumberland said she was stepping...
August 15, 2018 - 3:30am
August 14, 2018
This Was Brainerd - Aug. 14
AUGUST 14 20 years ago (1998)More than an hour before its planned arrival, people were lining up to get a glimpse of the steam train. The glory days of steam railroading came in the form of the BN-Santa Fe Appreciation Special Train that took railroad employees on a nostalgic trip...
August 14, 2018 - 3:30am
August 13, 2018
This Was Brainerd - Aug. 13
AUGUST 13 20 years ago (1998)With the cruel midday sun beating down, the topic of snowmobile trail grooming wouldn't normally come to mind. But as fair-goers enter the county fair they'll see the Brainerd Snodeos Sno-Cat and trail packer on display. Also, a snowmobile they will raffle...
August 13, 2018 - 3:30am
August 12, 2018
Lake Superior Railroad Museum to lose steam engine
DULUTH—The Soo Line locomotive 2719 has been in Duluth for more than a decade, making weekend treks up to Two Harbors and back on the North...
August 12, 2018 - 8:05am
This Was Brainerd - Aug. 12
AUGUST 12 20 years ago (1998)A retired, low-key Nisswa couple has kicked off the Brainerd Family YMCA's fund drive for a planned major expansion to its facilities. Fran and Clarence Holden have donated $2 million to jump start the task of raising $6.7 million for the project. ...
August 12, 2018 - 3:30am
August 10, 2018
Deerwood archeologist discusses Crow Wing State Park history
Days gone by will be the topic du jour at a free Brainerd History Week program at Crow Wing State Park at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11. Friends of...
August 10, 2018 - 12:00pm
This Was Brainerd - Aug. 10
AUGUST 10 20 years ago (1998)The Mighty Gulls ended their season with a 4-2 win over the Grand Forks Channel Cats on Aug. 8. Brainerd's Josh Smith won the team's MVP award, named after the late Brainerd baseball booster, Maynard Ketterling. 30 years ago (1988)Musicians Grant Wilcox...
August 10, 2018 - 3:30am
August 9, 2018
This Was Brainerd - Aug. 9
AUGUST 9 20 years ago (1998)Like a resettled beehive, the old railroad shops in Brainerd are buzzing with activity. The shops, built for the NP Railroad in the 1880s, now house Lexington Manufacturing, a wood products company now expanding. The firm was founded in 1957 in Shoreview....
August 9, 2018 - 3:30am
August 8, 2018
This Was Brainerd - Aug. 8
AUGUST 8 20 years ago (1998)The Mighty Gulls scored two runs in the top of the 14th inning and held on for an 8-7 win over the Southern Minny Stars in Northwoods league action at Austin. The Gulls close their season by hosting Grand Forks this weekend.
August 8, 2018 - 3:30am
August 7, 2018
This Was Brainerd - Aug. 7
AUGUST 7 20 years ago (1998)Grandfathers, fathers, daughters and others celebrated the ties they shared in the workplace as Potlatch marked 100 years of paper making in Minnesota at a reunion at Breezy Point Resort. The event was expected to draw 1,700 retirees, employees and their...
August 7, 2018 - 3:30am
August 6, 2018
This Was Brainerd - Aug. 6
AUGUST 6 20 years ago (1998)For Keesha the rottweiler, the idea of giving birth to just septuplets (as an Iowa woman recently did) was too easy. In Northeast Brainerd, Keesha found out just how expectant a mother she was, as she gave birth to 18 puppies, 17 of which survived - 9...
August 6, 2018 - 3:03am
August 5, 2018
This Was Brainerd - Aug. 5
AUGUST 5 20 years ago (1998) With the release of $20,000 in city money that had been earmarked for a skate park at Jaycees Park, the project took a large step forward at yesterday's city council meeting. Nancy Cross, of the skate committee, said the group had raised over $7,000 toward...
August 5, 2018 - 7:31pm
August 3, 2018
This Was Brainerd - Aug. 3
AUGUST 3 20 years ago (1998) With feature wins at Grove Creek, Superior, Wisc. and Willmar already during the week, Nate Thiesse added a fourth victory to his streak in the Wissota Super Stock division at North Central Speedway. Starting from 10th position, Thiesse inched out a win...
August 3, 2018 - 8:36am