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April 28, 2017
Aitkin roundabout project may cause traffic delay, MnDOT warns
April 28, 2017 - 5:10am
April 17, 2017
A nurse contacted Guida to report concern over a beaver biting a toddler in the abdomen. The beaver was reportedly dispatched on site by the child's father. The nurse and treating physician were concerned about the transmission of rabies to the child. Illustration
Conservation Officer Report: Beaver bite brings concern
April 17, 2017 - 1:53pm
April 9, 2017
Conservation Officer Report: Ice is out, pheasant season closed
April 9, 2017 - 6:10am
March 23, 2017
Author Brian Freeman will discuss his newest book, “The Night Bird,” at noon April 3 at the Brainerd Public Library.
Entertainment Briefs - March 23
March 23, 2017 - 10:00am
March 22, 2017
Officer Mathy, as well as officers from multiple agencies in the area, responded to a complaint from a homeowner that a deer was stuck in her basement. The homeowner was feeding deer near a basement window and the deer, for some reason, crashed through the window and ended up in the basement. Illustration
Conservation Officer Report: Deer takes dive into den
March 22, 2017 - 11:00am
March 16, 2017
Conservation Officer Report: Several ATVs, trucks fall through ice
March 16, 2017 - 5:15am
March 9, 2017
Brainerd Just For Kix dancers, the Sparklers, who are second- and third-graders compete their jazz dance "Another Cha Cha” in a competition Feb. Feb. 25th at Eastview High School in Apple Valley. 
Entertainment Briefs - March 9
March 9, 2017 - 1:00am
March 8, 2017
Conservation officer Tim Collette (Crosslake) checked many groups of late season anglers targeting perch, crappies, and sunfish. Success was fair with some nice bags of fish seen.  Remembering to purchase new angling licenses seemed to be a reoccurring issue, with several anglers found with expired ones. One group packed up and left in a hurry when the officer was seen on the ice. Illustration
Conservation Officer Report: Anglers reminded to buy new license
March 8, 2017 - 10:12am
March 3, 2017
Conservation Officer Report: Ice houses must be removed by Monday
March 3, 2017 - 11:52pm
February 28, 2017
Ben Collette recently snapped this photo of the moon rising over a fish house on Lake Edward.
Conservation Officer Report: Lakes continue to deteriorate, use caution
February 28, 2017 - 1:58pm
February 19, 2017
Bill Johnson / Picture Day Pro The Aitkin dance team performs its high kick routine on its way to winning the Class 1A state championship at the Target Center.
Area Dance Team: Aitkin captures fourth straight 1A state title
February 19, 2017 - 9:26pm
February 18, 2017
Conservation Officer Report: Trails, ice deteriorating in heat
February 18, 2017 - 7:57pm
February 17, 2017
Dancers from the Aitkin jazz dance team leap in the air during the Class 1A state jazz competition Friday at Target Center in Minneapolis. Bill Johnson/Picture Day Pro
Dance Team: Aitkin jazzes up its trophy case
February 17, 2017 - 10:42pm
February 16, 2017
Brainerd’s high-kick dance team competes during the Central Lakes Conference Championship at Brainerd High School. Kelly Humphrey/Brainerd Dispatch
Dance Team: Brainerd hopes it's peaking at right time
February 16, 2017 - 10:56pm
February 12, 2017
Conservation Officer Report: Ice pressure ridges continue to cause trouble
February 12, 2017 - 8:22am