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DNR's iconic state fair exhibit educates, entertains visitors
Outdoor Notes for Aug. 20
Fishing: Pro angler to fish on Gull Lake with Purple Heart Veterans
What's Up Outdoors: When the racers go fishing
Johnson hangs on for Champions Tour win on Gull Lake
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
This Was Brainerd - Aug. 22
3 Things for Better Health
About those omega-3s: You need them, so eat more fish
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Tech Savvy: Do you have the proper eyewear to see Monday's rare event?
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This Was Brainerd
'Super Troopers 2' lands spring 2018 release date
College announces Cultural Arts Series 2017-18 season
Special Events - Aug. 17
Performing Arts - Aug. 17
Final concerts of the season to feature 2 renowned concertos
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Examiner confirms identity of body found in Brainerd: Cause of death undetermined
August 21, 2017
When will the eclipse peak in Brainerd?
There's a chance the solar eclipse will be obscured by clouds in the Brainerd lakes area, the National Weather Service reported. Set to peak...
16 hours 15 min ago
August 19, 2017
Our opinion: Don't miss this opportunity
This summer provided another exceptional opportunity to experience something most would consider unavailable to the lakes area without a long drive or prohibitive cost. But since its inception nine years ago, the Lakes Area Music Festival has sought to be inclusive and to reach people...
August 19, 2017 - 9:30am
August 15, 2017
Crash causes minor injuries to drivers
BAXTER—A 48-year-old Iowa woman was injured in a two-vehicle crash at 10:09 a.m. Saturday on Highway 371 and Design Road in Baxter. The...
August 15, 2017 - 8:00am
August 8, 2017
Passenger injured in 2-vehicle crash
A passenger was injured in a two-vehicle crash at 10 a.m. Sunday on Red Pine Road and Three Mile Road in Brainerd.
August 8, 2017 - 3:00am
August 6, 2017
Talking Trump at the fair
The Crow Wing County fair's livestock barn provided a great place to find out just how voters feel about their president, in a county where about...
August 6, 2017 - 12:00pm
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
July 31, 2017
Prescribed burn planned July 31 at Rotary Park
The Brainerd Fire Department will conduct a prescribed burn Monday night, July 31, at Rotary Park in Brainerd. The park is located south of the water treatment plant off East River Road. The burning will begin at 5 p.m. and is expected to be completed by 10 p.m. There will be smoke...
July 31, 2017 - 6:14pm
July 27, 2017
Pequot Lakes man accused of assaulting woman and endangering child
A 33-year-old Pequot Lakes man is accused of choking and assaulting a female victim and threatening to kill himself with a gun. Aaron William...
July 27, 2017 - 10:25am
July 26, 2017
Veterans invited to talk about VA health care
Veterans living in the Brainerd lakes area are invited to stop by the Brainerd VA Clinic at 9 a.m. Aug. 26 at 722 NW Seventh St., in Brainerd, for Saturday morning coffee and conversation about VA health care. This informal gathering is intended to provide veterans an opportunity...
July 26, 2017 - 4:30am
July 18, 2017
Brainerd man faces domestic charges
A 30-year-old Brainerd man faces assault charges for allegedly walking into a Baxter residence and choking a woman. David A. Murray made his...
July 18, 2017 - 9:00am
July 15, 2017
Burnin' and learnin' - Firefighters from across the state flock to training in Brainerd
A house burned down south of Brainerd Thursday—but that was supposed to happen. The structure at 11058 County Highway 45, about a mile...
July 15, 2017 - 5:00am
July 13, 2017
Crosby man faces felony domestic assault charges
A 32-year-old Crosby man faces two felony domestic charges following a Saturday incident. Anthony Eugene Christenson had his first appearance...
July 13, 2017 - 10:05am
July 12, 2017
Daybreak to take Gregory Park Bandstand stage
Daybreak—a musical group performing music from Judy Garland to Patsy Cline to Lady Gaga to Sinatra—will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 13, in the Gregory Park bandstand. The band features hits from the '40s through today's top classics.
July 12, 2017 - 8:58am
July 8, 2017
Fishing for July 8
BRAINERD/NISSWA AREA Work the 8- to 12-foot weedlines for panfish on Cullen Lake, North Long Lake, Nisswa Lake, and Gull Lake. Walleyes are hitting leeches and nightcrawlers in 14 to 26 feet on Whitefish Lake and North Long. Bass and northern pike continue to hit on the 12- to 16-foot...
July 8, 2017 - 3:30am
July 5, 2017
Independence Day preppers: Residents claim viewing spots for the 4th
Descending the hill on East River Road toward Don Adamson Field Thursday, a flurry of fluorescent flagging tape staked in geometric shapes came...
July 5, 2017 - 9:29pm