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California rape suspect knew police were coming. He ran - and brought along cyanide.
Minnesota House sex harassment training criticized
Cass County Board: Commissioners call for behavioral health state funding
Snow burst may finally bring larger snowfall to lakes region
Where is the middle of nowhere? Glasgow, Montana, data says.
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
A Trump dating site used a sex offender as its model, and it has a few other issues, too
Internet addiction test
place a business brief
The greatest goal in US women's hockey history won Team USA the gold
Warriors Athlete of Week: Gymnast from basketball heritage stands out on vault
U.S., mostly with Minnesotans, beats Canada to reach gold medal game in men's curling
Olympics: Bulldogs' Rooney backstops U.S. women to shootout win over Canada, first gold since 1998
Men's College Basketball: Raiders stage comeback win over Thunder
Athlete of the Week
Opinion: Stop politicizing the Russia investigation
Reader Opinion: Bring it to lakes area
Reader Opinion: Gun laws?
Reader Opinion: Well-regulated militia
Commentary: How an aging Billy Graham approached his own death
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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 Notes for Feb. 18
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
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
Cold weather car safety
Science and Tech
This Was Brainerd
Performing Arts - Feb. 22
Live Music - Feb. 22-28
DispatchCast: Ethics, Journalism and Public Trust
Review: Minnesota women embrace talents, raise bar for success
Fine Arts Student of the Week: Writing comes naturally to BHS junior
Her Voice Magazine
Special Issues and Magazines
John and Paula Pecarich
Supporting Denny McNamara
Cuyuna Regional Medical Center, Crosby, births
Adam S. Ritter
Wade T. "Ted" Leggett
Larry D. Johnson
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Crow Wing Co. In-Custody
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February 5, 2018
Dangerous wind chills continue
Wind chill will once again make for a cold start to the week.
February 5, 2018 - 5:00am
Weather Drawing - Feb. 5
Frozen friend Weather drawing by Gabrianna Bemander from Mrs. Smith's first-grade class at St. Francis of the Lakes School.
February 5, 2018 - 2:45am
February 2, 2018
Punxsutawney Phil predicts 6 more weeks of winter
AccuWeather Global Headquarters - AccuWeather reports Punxsutawney Phil, Pennsylvania's weather forecasting groundhog, saw his shadow on Friday morning, signaling six more weeks of winter weather for the United States. The forecast aligns with that of AccuWeather's long-range meteorologists,...
February 2, 2018 - 9:59am
Weather drawing - Feb. 2
The shadow knows. Weather drawing by Lacey Melser from Mrs. Meyer's third-grade class at Harrison Elementary School.
February 2, 2018 - 2:30am
February 1, 2018
Wind chill advisory in effect until noon
Winter isn't over yet, although a prognosticating Punxsutawney Phil will make an appearance Friday, and the wind chill values are going to prove it. The National Weather Service issued a wind chill advisory Wednesday that is in effect through noon Thursday, Feb. 1. Cold air and...
February 1, 2018 - 4:30am
January 31, 2018
Weather drawing - Jan. 31
Begin the countdown: 140 days Weather drawing by Alexis Freynet from Mrs. Borchert's third-grade class at Lowell Elementary School.
January 31, 2018 - 2:00am
January 30, 2018
Viewing the lunar eclipse in the Brainerd area
When the total lunar eclipse takes place early Wednesday morning, will those in the lakes area be able to see it? There appears to be a pretty good chance to at least catch glimpses, according to the National Weather Service. The forecast for late Tuesday night into early Wednesday...
January 30, 2018 - 5:30am
January 26, 2018
A pine cone and bough are laced with ice crystals Thursday morning after residents awoke to a hoarfrost-covered landscape in central Minnesota....
January 26, 2018 - 1:00pm
Weather drawing - Jan. 26
The march of the anglers is coming Weather drawing by Tiffani Wooden from Mrs. Meyer's third-grade class at Harrison Elementary School.
January 26, 2018 - 9:00am
January 25, 2018
Snowshoeing with my dog
Jon Hess snowshoes with his dog Spook Wednesday on the 4-mile trail designated for snowshoeing in the Northland Arboretum. The trail is open...
January 25, 2018 - 10:00am
January 23, 2018
St. Paul school buses delayed, stranding some students for hours; district closed Tuesday
Hundreds of St. Paul students were stranded at school Monday afternoon after the day’s snowstorm delayed their buses — in some cases by more...
January 23, 2018 - 11:56am
January 22, 2018
Snow track continues southern shift
Heavy snowfall—as much as a foot—is still expected with this January snowmaker, but it may fall south and west of the Brainerd lakes...
January 22, 2018 - 5:00am
January 20, 2018
Storm track shifts south
A late weekend snowstorm may bring a wintry mix and a few inches of snow to the Brainerd lakes area, but a southerly shift to the storm track...
January 20, 2018 - 4:00am
January 19, 2018
Sunday storm has potential for significant snowfall
A storm, with the potential of producing heavy snow and gusty winds, could be barreling out of Colorado heading for the Great Lakes.
January 19, 2018 - 6:00am
January 17, 2018
Yeah, it's been cold here. But on Sunday, it was -88 in this Siberian village.
In this remote outpost in Siberia, the cold is no small affair. Eyelashes freeze, frostbite is a constant danger and cars are usually kept running...
January 17, 2018 - 1:13pm