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Hoax shooting threat rattles BHS students
Sheriff’s office taking steps in case DAPL-type protests come to area
'No reason' for inaction: Minn., N.D. leaders add to gun debate
Prayer walk marks anniversary of Dakota Access protest camp closure
4 arrested after drug bust on central Minn. reservation
Hormel drops after tighter margins spark fears, Jennie-O Turkey Store faces challenges
USDA seeks comments on SNAP benefits for able-bodied adults without dependents
Koch brothers try to kill gas tax hike
Taco Bell overtakes Burger King as 4th-largest U.S. chain
Electric cars sales, efficiency continue to grow
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Girls Basketball: Warriors end season on high note
Girls Hockey: Upsets the story for quarterfinals
Area Boys Hockey: Lightning succumb to top-seeded Moose
Area Boys Basketball: Hornets advance in state tourney
Birkie basks in the glow: Skiing event gained unrivaled exposure as part of Minneapolis' Super Bowl experience
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Old Scandinavian pastime of kicksledding makes a return at Minn. preserve
2017 fish, game and trapping licenses expire Feb. 28
MnDNR Conservation Officer Weekly Report - Feb. 21, 2018
Taking the classroom to the lake
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Church turns garbage into good night's sleep through 'Mat Ministry'
Commentary: Why do we understand so little about breast-feeding?
Mushrooms are turning up in coffee, chocolate, even beauty 'dusts.' How come?
Hearty onion and mushroom tart perfect for meatless meals
Billy Graham, charismatic evangelist with worldwide following, dies at 99
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This Was Brainerd
Visual Arts - Feb. 22
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Do you feel guilty about sharing your TV streaming login? Don't.
Lakes Area Music Festival presents 'Celebrating 10' on Sunday
Whitesidewalls brings rock 'n' roll to Staples
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Hoax shooting threat rattles BHS students
science and nature
February 22, 2018
Where is the middle of nowhere? Glasgow, Montana, data says.
In a triumph of data collection and analysis, a team of researchers based at Oxford University has built the tools necessary to calculate how...
19 hours 28 min ago
February 18, 2018
ASTRO BOB: The Winter Triangle meets the preposterous monoceros
DULUTH — Chances are you've seen Orion's Belt this winter. It's hard to miss the striking symmetry of those three equally-spaced bright...
February 18, 2018 - 6:00am
February 17, 2018
'Chasing Coral' film to be presented Feb. 24
The 2017 documentary film "Chasing Coral" will be presented 1 p.m. Feb. 24 in the Brainerd Public Library's large conference room, 416 S. Fifth St., Brainerd, near Brainerd High School and across from Mickey's Pizza and Subs. In "Chasing Coral," a team of divers, scientists, and photographers...
February 17, 2018 - 2:00pm
6-year-old tells NASA to make Pluto a planet again: 'You need to fix this problem for me'
Cara Lucy O'Connor has a concern. Pluto used to be one of the nine planets in the solar system, and it isn't anymore. That's not right, said...
February 17, 2018 - 11:22am
February 16, 2018
The science of winter: Ice more complex than just frozen water
ST. PAUL—Ice seems simple enough: Get water cold enough and it freezes. True, but the science of ice is much more complex, especially when...
February 16, 2018 - 1:37pm
February 15, 2018
Minnesota moose numbers low but stable
DULUTH—Northeastern Minnesota's moose population dropped some during the past year, but it appears to have leveled off after the big declines...
February 15, 2018 - 4:30pm
February 12, 2018
'They ate his body, nearly all of it': Suspected poacher mauled to death, eaten by pride of lions
SOUTH AFRICA - A recent incident in South Africa resulted in the hunter being the hunted. A suspected poacher was mauled to death and eaten by...
February 12, 2018 - 2:24pm
February 10, 2018
Hospitalized veteran with PTSD tells of killing father at Fergus Falls home
ST. PETER, Minn. — Inside the fortified quarters of Minnesota's highest-security psychiatric hospital, Dustin Michael Defiel has spent...
February 10, 2018 - 6:50pm
February 9, 2018
Crow Wing SWCD seeks applicants for paid apprenticeship
Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa is accepting applications for those ages 18 to 25 for summer apprentice positions in 31 soil and water conservation districts throughout Minnesota. Apprentices will spend their summer working alongside natural resource professionals to learn hands-on...
February 9, 2018 - 9:30am
February 7, 2018
As more people learn of their genetic makeup, unexpected African roots emerge
As more Americans take advantage of genetic testing to pinpoint the makeup of their DNA, the technology is coming head-to-head with the country's...
February 7, 2018 - 1:56pm
With Falcon Heavy launch, Elon Musk earns kudos even from competitors
COCOA BEACH, Fla. - Before founding SpaceX in 2002, Elon Musk had a wild plan to fly a plant to Mars. The idea was to show life on the desolate...
February 7, 2018 - 1:13pm
February 4, 2018
Ask the Master Gardener: Taking care of flowers as they fade
Dear Master Gardener: My amaryllis is almost done blooming. What should I do as the flowers fade? Answer: As soon as it is finished blooming, set it in a bright, sunny location. As flowers fade, remove each one along with the swollen ovary that sits behind it, to prevent seed growth....
February 4, 2018 - 10:30am
February 2, 2018
Crow Wing SWCD hosts open house and tree sale
Think spring and join Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District for its 18th annual tree sale pre-order open house from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m....
February 2, 2018 - 12:00pm
February 1, 2018
A 14-year-old killer whale in France has successfully imitated human speech
A 14-year-old killer whale in France has successfully imitated human speech, according to researchers who got her to squeak out convincing versions...
February 1, 2018 - 11:21am
January 30, 2018
Scientists discover 'the Holy Grail of dinosaurs' in Africa
Paleontologist Matthew Lamanna can still remember the day in 2014 when a colleague, Hesham Sallam, emailed him detailed pictures of fossils that...
January 30, 2018 - 3:42pm