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A portrait emerges of Austin serial bomber Mark Anthony Conditt's life, but not his motives
Minnesota considers limits on cameras in courtrooms
Pedestrian killed by motorist north of Minneapolis
Details released in Twin Cities area murder-suicide
Congressional negotiators reach deal on $1.3 trillion spending bill ahead of shutdown deadline
YouTube bans firearm sales and how-to videos, prompting backlash
It's not just Facebook. Big Tech revolt has begun, Nomura says
Deere is worried about retaliation against U.S. agriculture
'Grocery Grab' nabs donations for food shelves
Amazon said to consider buying some Toys 'R' Us stores
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Former UND center enjoying the Sweet 16 with Loyola Chicago
Youthful Minnesota Duluth squad takes another step by taking part in NCAA tournament
Quarterback a hot topic for U of M football
TE Josiah Price, long snapper Nick Dooley sign with Vikings
NHL players are finishing their degrees - despite the homework and parking tickets
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MnDNR Conservation Officer Weekly Report - March 20, 2018
Wyoming considers grizzly hunt after Trump team took bear off endangered list
Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs Lake
St. Louis River muskies on the move
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Outdoor Traditions Magazine
A barber tried for years to cut an autistic boy's hair. Then they had a breakthrough.
No, the pope did not convince Stephen Hawking to believe in God on his deathbed
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Sparkling wines are not created equally
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This Was Brainerd
Rebooted Roseanne is a proud 'deplorable' - can she be the Trump era's Archie Bunker?
Steven Seagal accused of raping an 18-year-old - adding to decades of claims against the actor
Brainerd library to host water tower art contest
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'A Riot of Color' on exhibit at Crossing Arts Alliance
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May 23, 2017
Photo: Climbing a tree
This black bear was trying to get food Monday morning in Dave Biorn's back yard in southwest Brainerd.
May 23, 2017 - 5:00am
May 2, 2017
Photo: Scared bears
Tanja Ahlgren of Brainerd shared with us this photo of black bears she spotted Tuesday. Tanja says, "Seen this momma bear and her cub this morning...
May 2, 2017 - 11:58am
April 4, 2017
Be aware of bears; DNR tips for avoiding conflict
Anyone living near bear habitat is reminded to be aware of bears this spring and check their property for food sources that could attract bears....
April 4, 2017 - 12:24pm
December 9, 2016
Bear comfy in culvert? Expert says culverts are common bear hibernation sites
A black bear spotted in a culvert in rural Brainerd this fall appears to have set up sleeping arrangements there and is expected to remain there...
December 9, 2016 - 9:24pm
August 19, 2016
Under Armour drops sponsorship of wife of hunter who speared bear
TORONTO, Aug 19 (Reuters) - Under Armour Inc, the athletic clothing company, has ended its sponsorship of the wife and hunting companion of a...
August 19, 2016 - 11:46am
August 16, 2016
Canadian officials may charge U.S. hunter who speared bear to death
CALGARY, Alberta, Aug 16 (Reuters) - Alberta may file charges against a U.S. hunter who posted a video of himself killing a black bear with a...
August 16, 2016 - 12:51pm
August 15, 2016
Garbage attracts big bear to Baxter's Jewelwood Drive area
Ashley Engholm of Baxter shared this photo of a black bear in her yard on Jewelwood Drive on Sunday. Ashley says, "(Photo) quality isn't great,...
August 15, 2016 - 10:14am
August 3, 2016
Bear in a Tree
A black bear sits in a tree on SW Seventh Street and W Laurel Street Tuesday in Brainerd. Officers checked on the bear and ultimately left it...
August 3, 2016 - 9:33am
July 27, 2016
Too hot to bear: Hairy visitor cools off in kiddie pool
A kiddie pool filled with water was the perfect size for a bear. When Dave Zbaracki returned to his home from checking on an elderly neighbor...
July 27, 2016 - 9:11am
July 25, 2016
A black bear watches from a small wooded area near Garrison Road in Baxter before bounding into the woods Monday. (Brainerd Dispatch/ Steve Kohls)...
July 25, 2016 - 7:53pm
May 18, 2016
2nd recent area attack: Bear attacks woman in northern Minnesota
SEBEKA - A 59-year-old Sebeka woman is recovering after being attacked by a bear on the deck of her home northeast of the Wadena County town....
May 18, 2016 - 12:02am
April 24, 2016
Black bear has city adventure in Detroit Lakes
A young black bear caused quite a stir in Detroit Lakes Tuesday morning when a dog treed it in a residential neighborhood, and conservation officers...
April 24, 2016 - 10:07pm
April 9, 2016
Spring bird hikes offered at Northland Arboretum
April 9, 2016 - 12:08am
April 4, 2016
Bear hunting license applications open through May 6
ST. PAUL - Applications for Minnesota bear hunting licenses are being accepted now through May 6, wherever Minnesota hunting and fishing license are sold, online at www.mndnr.gov/buyalicense and by telephone at 888-665-4236. A total of 3,850 licenses are available in 13 permit areas....
April 4, 2016 - 9:22pm
March 21, 2016
Be aware of bears this spring
Anyone living near bear habitat is reminded to be aware of bears this spring and check their property for food sources that could attract bears,...
March 21, 2016 - 12:02pm