Weather Forecast

The sun broke through trees near the Mississippi River in the Tyrol Hills neighb

Snowmaggedon: Winter storm barrels toward Brainerd lakes area


Snowmaggedon is coming.

“This is going to happen,” said Amanda Graning, National Weather Service meteorologist in Duluth. “This is a big one. We are going to make up our winter here.”

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Renee Richardson
Richardson is a Pacelli High School graduate from Austin, Minn., who earned an applied science degree from the University of Minnesota, Waseca, with an emphasis in horse management. She worked extensively in the resort industry. She received an associate’s degree from Central Lakes College, where she was editor of the Westbank Journal student newspaper, as well as a summer intern at the Dispatch. She graduated from St. Cloud State University summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in mass communications and interned at the St. Cloud Times covering business while attending SCSU. She's been with the Brainerd Dispatch since 1996.
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