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    Father and son charged in Emily burglaries

    A father and son could face five years in prison on gross misdemeanor burglary charges in connection of burglaries at a storage unit in Emily. James Dwight Scott, 63, and Adam John Scott, 29, both from Emily, were charged Monday in Crow Wing District Cour ...

    Crow Wing County Fair is here

    It should be a "Mutton Bustin'" "Dirt Kickin'" good ol' time as the Crow Wing County Fair is just a few days away. People soon will smell foods on sticks and cheese curds as the county fair opens Tuesday and runs through ...

    Brainerd man gets 12 years in prison for criminal sexual conduct

    A 21-year-old Brainerd man was sentenced July 18 to 12 years in prison for sexually assaulting three juvenile males at a residence in Brainerd, court documents said. Tyler Steven Jay was sentenced by Judge Jana M. Austad in Crow Wing District Court to ser ...

    Vacation rental properties problems for neighbors

    Renting a private lake home for a vacation getaway or family reunion has been a trend that has been gaining popularity. If a person searches "Vacation Rental By Owner" or VRBO for short on the Internet, they'll find more than 1,300 rental p ...

    Five long years: The search for Peter Achermann

    Five years ago today Peter Achermann left his Leader home to pick up groceries and his wife's medications in Staples. He never returned home. The missing man left his wife, Delaine, and 11 adult children behind. He left their lives in turmoil without ...

    Cass County Most Wanted: July

    Andrew Charles Staples joins the Most Wanted list for Cass County in July. As of Friday, there were 487 active arrest warrants which include 250 misdemeanors, 123 gross misdemeanors and 114 felonies. Authorities continue to search for Jessica Lynn Ahlgrim ...

    A senior surprise

    Two Brainerd lakes area residents were fooled Wednesday into coming to The Center's annual picnic at Lum Park in Brainerd, and boy were they surprised when they arrived. Donald Mink of Baxter was asked to serve food and Bonnie Franzen of Brainerd was ...

    Principals and non-principals get increase; salaries closer to state average

    Brainerd School District principals and non-principals, those who are leaders in their department, will receive their second pay raise since 2008 after Monday's Brainerd School Board action. The pay increase, district officials said, will get them cl ...

    Purchase agreement approved for Whittier

    The fate of the Whittier building- built in 1939 in north Brainerd as an elementary school but which has not been used as a school for the past six years- was determined Monday. The Brainerd School Board voted 4-1, with one member abstaining, to not demol ...

    Food prices to increase in Brainerd School District

    Families in the Brainerd School District will have to pay a little more for school meals this coming school year. The Brainerd School Board approved a 10-cent increase to both the school's lunch and milk prices and also a 5-cent increase in breakfast ...

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