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Bass Fishing Opener: Mille Lacs Lake buzzing with bass anglers
The busy season begins
United attendance above average
United's Heath has something to prove at Orlando
Zimmer: 'I'll be back with one eye or two'
Boxing: Practice for Golden Lakes team begins Tuesday
Area Girls Golf: Cardinals finish 5th at Bemidji
Athlete of the Week
POW! BAM! WHAM! How to put the ARRRRR back in America.
ISD 181 Viewpoint: Listening to the voices of our community
Bursack: Dad needs help taking care of Mom but he won't allow it
Our Opinion: Time for cooler heads in yearbook issue
Reader Opinion: Accountability
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Mille Lacs Lake bass population TBD
Outdoor Notes - May 21
Conservation Officer Report: Officer's request - Don't pick up fawns
What's Up Outdoors: Successful opener on Mille Lacs
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Fire it up - Tips for the start of grilling season
Five myths about beer
I chose not to breast-feed. That doesn't make me a bad mom.
This Was Brainerd - May 26
Science and Tech
This Was Brainerd
Watch: 'Price is Right' contestant loses his mind as he breaks Plinko record
Performing Arts - May 25
Artist captures a sense of place through small collages at Bay Lake area gallery
'The (Almost) Totally True Story of Hansel and Gretel' to set CLC stage
Entertainment Briefs - May 25
Her Voice Magazine
Special Issues and Magazines
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Don Samuelson and Nancy O'Brein
David and Janet Lamser
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Adriene R. Niesen
George W. Thesing, Jr.
Bruce F. Alderman
KLICK! & More
Crow Wing Co. In-Custody
On the Fly: Twitter feed
April 15, 2017
Minding Our Elders: Proper legal documents important for loved ones
Dear Carol: As my parents aged, we all thought that we were taking care of the legal issues necessary so that I, as Durable Power Of Attorney...
April 15, 2017 - 10:35am
Growing Together: Fun facts about Easter lilies
No plant says Easter like the lily. Behind each potted paschal plant is an interesting mix of history and culture. Lilies didn't always begin...
April 15, 2017 - 9:29am
Fielding Questions: Corn gluten meal can prevent crabgrass
Q: I purchased a product called Maize Weed Preventer at a local nursery to apply in hopes of preventing annual crabgrass seeds from sprouting...
April 15, 2017 - 8:15am
April 12, 2017
World of Wine: Thomas Jefferson's favorite wines
Thomas Jefferson's 274th birthday is tomorrow — April 13. Our country's third president was also the first unofficial sommelier for our...
April 12, 2017 - 1:28pm
April 11, 2017
Column: Alternatives to filling Easter baskets with candy
With Easter around the corner, baskets are filling up with candy. Sugar-packed treats are also part of the celebration for many adults. Pop...
April 11, 2017 - 10:43am
Parenting Perspectives: 4 years later, daughter's death has transformed me
She would have been 4 years old yesterday. "Would haves" are the markers we have to measure the time since our second daughter, Harlynn, died....
April 11, 2017 - 7:44am
April 6, 2017
Cocktail cake: Gin and tonic makes dessert refreshing, slightly boozy
Sometimes people ask me how I get my ideas for "The Great Indoors." Most of the time, it's pretty easy, especially as we approach notable foodie...
April 6, 2017 - 9:12am
April 5, 2017
World of wine: How important is wine closing?
Uncorking a bottle of wine. Unscrewing a bottle of wine. Opening a box of wine. Which one is your preference? Is it based on tradition, convenience,...
April 5, 2017 - 11:04am
April 4, 2017
Parenting Perspectives: Exposed! My toddler is living a secret double life
I recently discovered that my son leads a double life. It might sound like the premise for a spy thriller, but it turns out it's a common phenomenon...
April 4, 2017 - 8:50am
April 3, 2017
Column: Freedom from scars
Famous psychologist and cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Maxwell Maltz, wrote several books telling stories of people whose lives were transformed when...
April 3, 2017 - 10:56am
April 1, 2017
Faith Conversations: 'Godspell' musical brings unexpected gift
At around age 4, our middle child would sneak out of her bedroom, drawn by a simple melody being plunked out on ebony and ivory. I'd be there...
April 1, 2017 - 1:08pm
Growing Together: Options for healthy lawns with fewer chemicals
Most yard and garden topics don't arouse serious controversy. Very few gardeners have come to blows over whether daylilies are better divided...
April 1, 2017 - 10:18am
Fielding Questions: Time to start dahlias indoors
Q: I bought dahlia bulbs and want to jump start them in peat pots. How soon do you think I should plant them? If we plant dahlias directly in...
April 1, 2017 - 9:14am
March 19, 2017
Swift: The new 'Maximum Overdrive': Could our appliances be too smart?
In the 1980s Stephen King movie, "Maximum Overdrive," the machines of the Earth rise up and begin off-ing their human owners. Nowadays, their...
March 19, 2017 - 8:05am
March 18, 2017
Minding Our Elders: Family members may feel guilty about missing the passing
Dear Carol: My dad had been fighting cancer for years. Eventually, there was no more hope for a cure, so we agreed to ask for hospice care to...
March 18, 2017 - 3:01pm