Weather Forecast


Heat advisory extended through Thursday


A prolonged period of hot temperatures and humid conditions expected through Thursday prompted the extension of the heat advisory across the northland.

The National Weather Service (NWS) extended the heat advisory to 10 p.m. Thursday urging caution for heat-related stress and illness as high air temperatures combine high humidity for a heat index of 95 to 105 degrees. And some areas may be even higher, the NWS reported.

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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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