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Attack on mosque in Egypt's Sinai kills at least 235
Donations for Toys For Kids being sought
Police Blotter - Nov. 24
Company hopes to be 'Amazon of Cannabis' in such places as ND
Brainerd City Council: Microdistilleries gain council consent
Trump-pardoned turkey raised in Douglas County
Black Friday shopping continues to evolve
Brett Carlson recognized during Farm Bureau annual meeting
Two more northern Minn. resorts pass down ownership to next generation
Comments on controversial oil pipeline due Wednesday; decision expected in spring
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Washington gains ground with win vs. Giants
NFC North is the Vikings' to lose
Wolves still not saving the best for last
Rivers, Chargers gobble up Cowboys 28-6
Unlike teammates, Thielen shrugs off reaching 1,000 receiving yards
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Record success at Camp Ripley archery hunt
DNR on the hunt for CWD evidence this weekend
Mille Lacs winter anglers allowed 1 walleye
Zebra mussels confirmed in Serpent Lake
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Clergy View: Holiday table manners
Move over, ugly Christmas sweaters. Famjams are here.
'Tis the season for wine bargains
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Ceramics exhibition to open Tuesday at CLC
Rock in the Holidays: Rock & Roll Christmas at Cragun's Centre
Madrigal Dinner to be staged at Cragun's
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September 21, 2017
Thunderstorms knock out trees, power for 1000s in area
Thousands of Brainerd lakes area residents were without power early Wednesday after a line of powerful thunderstorms rolled across the region....
September 21, 2017 - 3:00am
September 20, 2017
Thousands lose power following severe thunderstorm
Thousands of Brainerd lakes area residents were without power Wednesday morning after a powerful line of thunderstorms rolled across the region....
September 20, 2017 - 9:41am
September 7, 2017
Brainerd natives living in Florida prep for Hurricane Irma's worst
Tim and Dawn Norton have little experience with hurricanes, but the former Brainerd residents are bracing themselves for Hurricane Irma as it...
September 7, 2017 - 10:25pm
Wildfires sweep across U.S. West, slow push toward Portland
(Reuters) - An Oregon wildfire that has damaged landmarks in the scenic Columbia River Gorge slowed its push toward evacuated houses near the...
September 7, 2017 - 3:30pm
September 1, 2017
On dark, watery streets, an adrenaline-driven mission to rescue the stranded
PORT ARTHUR, Texas - Marty Murray and his friends powered the airboat along the water, passing cars submerged to near invisibility in the darkness,...
September 1, 2017 - 8:53am
New dangers keep appearing in Harvey's wake
PORT ARTHUR, Texas - The water was leaving, at last. But, across southeast Texas on Thursday, new dangers kept appearing in Hurricane Harvey's...
September 1, 2017 - 8:33am
Minnesota Starwatch for Sept. 2017: Winter stars sweep westward
September opens with Venus hosting winter constellations in the eastern predawn sky. West of the planet, the bright star Procyon, in Canis Minor,...
September 1, 2017 - 7:00am
August 19, 2017
Friday storm brings hail, fog
A strong storm blew in Friday with heavy rain, fog and hail in parts of the lakes area. In Brainerd, heavy rain added to a sodden few days. The...
August 19, 2017 - 5:00am
PHOTO: After the storm
Melinda Landham sent in this spectacular photo after Monday's severe weather with the following description, "Every year at our church (Journey...
July 19, 2017 - 12:30pm
Storms shut off power for thousands Monday
A line of powerful thunderstorms roared through the Brainerd lakes area Monday night, darkening skies for commuters headed home from work. Damage...
July 19, 2017 - 6:00am
July 18, 2017
Powerful storms damage trees, power lines
A line of powerful thunderstorms rolled across the Brainerd lakes area about 5 p.m. Monday, bringing high winds and torrential rain. Soon after...
July 18, 2017 - 11:07am
Storms rip through Minnesota for second time in 6 days
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — Tornado sirens sounded Monday night, July 17, as a severe thunderstorm rumbled through Douglas County. There were...
July 18, 2017 - 10:44am
July 1, 2017
Week ahead promises sun, warmth, chance of thunder
Warmer temperatures and cauliflower clouds can combine for stormy summer skies, but the forecast is anything but scary leading up to the Fourth...
July 1, 2017 - 3:00am
June 29, 2017
Summer Rain on Apples
Raindrops from Wednesday's warm summer rain hang on an apple, which is beginning to show signs of ripening. Steve Kohls/Brainerd Dispatch
June 29, 2017 - 12:57pm
June 27, 2017
Storms may bring heavy rain
Thunderstorms, with the potential for heavy rain, are expected Wednesday, June 28. The National Weather Service in Duluth issued a hazardous...
June 27, 2017 - 11:19pm