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Jenkins: County Road 145 project estimate comes in high
Smoky sunsets may give way to rainstorms
They were at the playground. Then everything changed: After a fleeing driver veered into a Minneapolis park, the Peltiers have known pain, anger and hope
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock, considering 2020 White House bid, now says he supports assault weapons ban
Trump speechwriter fired amid scrutiny of appearance with white nationalists
Tandeski joins American National Bank of Minnesota
Essentia Health welcomes Dr. Richard Castle
RiverWood Bank welcomes Alison LeBlanc
Essentia Health welcomes Dr. Dustie Samuels
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Area Girls Tennis: Patriots open season with split in triangular
Stock Car Racing: Point titles in 2 classes to be decided in season finale
Whalen rallies Lynx to win in her final regular-season game
Vikings RB Murray vows to 'be better' after fumbling twice vs. Jaguars
Snedeker holds on for second Wyndham title
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What's Up Outdoors: A weekend to look forward to
Backwaters kayaking provides a day of scenic beauty
Connecting the trails in Beltrami forest
Fishing: Teenage brothers winning tournaments, launch successful business
DNR invites public to attend deer open houses
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
A rare genetic aversion to sweets could be key to fighting obesity
Public canneries help food lovers save the season. So why are they disappearing?
'Fat-burning' foods and other scientific-sounding nutritional trickery
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This Was Brainerd
Lakes Bluegrass Festival: Get up close and personal at bluegrass workshops
Composer writes music to calm stressed-out shelter dogs
Ticket lottery offers chance to see ‘Hamilton’ for $10
The best films of the 2000s
Legendary musician, 'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin dead at 76
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July 12, 2018
Author to appear in Pequot during Bean Hole Days
PEQUOT LAKES—Shirley Greves, who writes under the pen name Rosemary Vaughn, will sign copies of her book "Love on the Misty Isles" beginning...
July 12, 2018 - 8:16am
July 4, 2018
Brainerd native to hold Nisswa book signing for novel debut
Brainerd native Lissa (Waller) Carlino recently published her debut novel, "Woman Enough," and will hold a book signing at 1 p.m. Sunday, July...
July 4, 2018 - 5:00am
June 14, 2018
How to get a clutter-free kitchen in 22 easy steps
SEATTLE — Professional organizer Melissa Schmalenberger has uncovered many unusual things in her years of helping people get their acts...
June 14, 2018 - 5:05pm
June 11, 2018
Autobiography relates life of Duluth's Grant Merritt: Environmental pioneer helped lead charge to stop dumping mine waste in Lake Superior
DULUTH — The 1970s was a heady time for environmentalists in Minnesota and across the country. After decades of industrial exploitation...
June 11, 2018 - 6:00am
May 10, 2018
Lover of history and words: Author celebrates latest release
Prolific local author Candace Simar has no problem with writer's block. A person may find her working by the fireplace at Wendy's in Nisswa or...
May 10, 2018 - 7:00am
Boot Camp for Writers set April 14 in Baxter
The Crossing Arts Alliance offers Boot Camp for Writers from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 14, in the community room at Northern Lakes Senior Living, 8186 Excelsior Road, Baxter. This all-day workshop of learning, writing and creativity is suitable for all levels of writers and...
April 10, 2018 - 5:30am
March 26, 2018
Local authors to host writing workshops in Brainerd
The Brainerd Public Library will offer three free writing workshops in April and May led by local authors and sisters Angela Foster and Candace...
March 26, 2018 - 5:30am
March 8, 2018
Book about 1916 Minn. iron ore strike wins 2018 Hognander award
ST. PAUL—Gary Kaunonen is winner of the 2018 Hognander Minnesota History Award for his book "Flames of Discontent: The 1916 Minnesota Iron Ore Strike." The award was announced Thursday, March 1, by Friends of the St. Paul Public Library.
March 8, 2018 - 6:50am
March 7, 2018
Cecil the lion 'suffered incredible cruelty for at least 10 hours,' new book says
Booze shook the secret loose from the hunting staff. They arrived thirsty at the safari lodge in the Zimbabwe wilderness in July 2015. Their...
March 7, 2018 - 2:23pm
Congratulations everybody, 'dumpster fire' is now a dictionary entry, and here's why
In 2008, a user at Urban Dictionary defined the "dumpster fire." The figurative one, that is: 1. A complete disaster. 2. Something very difficult...
March 7, 2018 - 11:00am
February 22, 2018
Special Events - Feb. 22
AITKIN Art events Kaleidoscope, 10-11:30 a.m. first Saturday of the month, Jaques Art Center. More information available at www.jaquesart.com or 218-927-2363. BRAINERD Author Talks Brainerd Writers Alliance author talks, with Aitkin author Diane Schlagel, 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday,...
February 22, 2018 - 11:30am
February 12, 2018
Author Flynn to speak Feb. 14 at CLC
Verse Like Water, the visiting poet program of Central Lakes College, will present New York Times best-selling author Nick Flynn at noon Wednesday,...
February 12, 2018 - 11:00am
February 8, 2018
Literary award winner gives voice to community: Arab-Americans, Muslims focus of work
ST. PAUL—Kathryn Haddad is winner of the 2018 Kay Sexton Award for her role in creating a space in the Minnesota creative community for...
February 8, 2018 - 6:40pm
Special Events - Feb. 8
AITKIN Art events Kaleidoscope, 10-11:30 a.m. first Saturday of the month, Jaques Art Center. This Saturday students will design an art piece using their name. More information available at www.jaquesart.com or 218-927-2363. BRAINERD Author Talks Brainerd Writers Alliance author talks...
February 8, 2018 - 11:30am
January 24, 2018
Books available at Brainerd library on MLK
It's no secret the past few years have been a whirlwind of racial tension in the United States. It seems as though something happens every day that sparks another controversy, another protest. We're a few months away from the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s death and...
January 24, 2018 - 12:30pm