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Public given opportunity to pray, have sorrow wiped away at ceremony honoring LaFontaine-Greywind
Available now: Building in the Brainerd Lakes on DispatchCast
Twin Cities sees heat advisory on first day of fall
Licensing delays leave hundreds of Stillwater-area students without buses
North Korean leader on Trump: 'I will surely and definitely tame the mentally deranged US dotard with fire'
Toy retailer giant 'Toys 'R' Us' on the verge of filing for bankruptcy, sources say
Wealth column: 6 fall financial system must-dos
Business Notes - Sept. 17
Biz Buzz: PetSmart creates Black Friday atmosphere early
Stars of HGTV's hit show 'Fixer Upper' to launch product line at Target
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Area Cross Country: PRB boys, Pillager girls win titles
Girls Swimming and Diving: Little Falls swims past Albany
Area Volleyball: Volkmann, Miron lead W-DC past Verndale
Area Boys Soccer: Hornets outscore Cambridge Christian
Area Girls Soccer: Flyers snap 4-game losing streak
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GREAT INDOORS: Oozing with fall flavors, spiced rum adds richness to pumpkin cobbler
Guest Opinion: Trump's welcome flirtation with the UN
Opinion: Of thee they sing with feeling
In a pickle over a side dish?
Wine evolution class also teaches basic appreciation
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Fishing: Palaniuk caps magical season with angler of year title
What's Up Outdoors - The future of outboards
Outdoor Notes for Sept. 17
DNR conservation officer reports for Sept. 17
Palaniuk remains on top of season points race after first round of AOY Championship
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Better than Betty: How to make your very own baking mixes like a pro
Get ready for pea milk. It doesn't taste like peas and it's not even green.
This Was Brainerd - Sept. 21
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Risk assessments, classes offered throughout Crow Wing Energized
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Minnesota and North Dakota share the most popular wedding song, but can you guess what it is?
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August 6, 2017
Dokken: Lindner workshop to focus on fishing careers
As one of the most recognizable people in the fishing industry, Al Lindner says the idea for a fishing careers workshop sprouted last August...
August 6, 2017 - 9:09am
June 7, 2017
MN Fishing Challenge teams raise more than $250,000
A harsh weather forecast dissipated the day before Saturday's ninth annual Minnesota Fishing Challenge and wonderful early summer weather greeted...
June 7, 2017 - 11:00am
May 9, 2017
Reader Opinion: User pays
I have been fortunate enough to make my living in the sport fishing industry my entire life. I have fished all over this great nation of ours. I am convinced Minnesota has the best multi-species fishing in the country. Our DNR is asking for a $3 increase for a fishing license to make...
May 9, 2017 - 8:31am
April 14, 2017
Reader Opinion: State sanctioned balderdash
The DNR Commissioner has been here to gin up support for fee increases. He recently brought Al Lindner to the Brainerd Dispatch to make the pitch. Al Lindner said a $3 license increase is not huge, and I agree. To a point. As much as I admire Al and all that he and his family have...
April 14, 2017 - 8:40am
April 8, 2017
Al Lindner, DNR make the case for fee increases
An impending budget crunch at the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources could threaten state government support for outdoor recreation unless...
April 8, 2017 - 4:05am
October 13, 2016
Legendary fishing guides reunite: Nisswa Guides League
The Norway Center at Grand View Lodge in Nisswa was abuzz with fish stories and laughter Sunday, Oct. 9. What else would you expect when 20 current...
October 13, 2016 - 2:41pm
July 24, 2015
[VIDEO] AnglingBuzz: Topwater Tactics for River Musky
Topwater lures move slowly across the surface, kicking up a ruckus that attracts and infuriates muskies. They allow big fish plenty...
July 24, 2015 - 11:41am
July 11, 2015
AnglingBuzz: Largemouth Bass - Key weed types attract the most fish
The best weed types provide sufficient cover to attract bass and baitfish, while still allowing big fish sufficient room to move. Cabbage,...
July 11, 2015 - 1:00pm
July 9, 2015
AnglingBuzz: Countdown to suspended crappies in summer
Believe it or not, crappies are fairly predictable and easy to catch throughout the summer months if you understand their behavior. After...
July 9, 2015 - 2:37pm
AnglingBuzz: Musky location strategies in summer
To find muskies, first zero in on the best seasonal habitat. Then check a variety of structure and cover options - points, humps,...
July 9, 2015 - 2:22pm
July 5, 2015
AnglingBuzz: Topwater tactics for Smallmouth Bass
When bass are tentative yet feeding near the surface, twitching prop baits interspersed with frequent pauses drives bass wild! Bass...
July 5, 2015 - 6:59pm
July 3, 2015
AnglingBuzz: The Walleye - Mayfly connection
While April showers bring May flowers, names can be deceiving. Mayflies, for example, are usually most abundant throughout the northern states...
July 3, 2015 - 10:03am
June 26, 2015
AnglingBuzz Video: Walleye - Live bait rigging for early summer success
Live bait rigging with leeches or nightcrawlers excels for fishing the edges of deep mid-lake structures. Coupled with precise boat control,...
June 26, 2015 - 10:30am
June 25, 2015
AnglingBuzz: Supersize! - Use bigger baits to catch bigger pike
Much has been said recently about the overall decrease in the size of northern pike throughout Minnesota in the past 20 years. To combat this...
June 25, 2015 - 3:16pm
June 18, 2015
AnglingBuzz: Fishing the transition from Spring into Summer
The onset of warm summer weather heralds not only comfortable temperatures for boaters and outdoor lovers, but a similar burst of activity beneath...
June 18, 2015 - 2:35pm