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Bass Fishing Opener: Mille Lacs Lake buzzing with bass anglers
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Mille Lacs Lake bass population TBD
Outdoor Notes - May 21
Conservation Officer Report: Officer's request - Don't pick up fawns
What's Up Outdoors: Successful opener on Mille Lacs
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Fire it up - Tips for the start of grilling season
Five myths about beer
I chose not to breast-feed. That doesn't make me a bad mom.
This Was Brainerd - May 26
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This Was Brainerd
Watch: 'Price is Right' contestant loses his mind as he breaks Plinko record
Performing Arts - May 25
Artist captures a sense of place through small collages at Bay Lake area gallery
'The (Almost) Totally True Story of Hansel and Gretel' to set CLC stage
Entertainment Briefs - May 25
Her Voice Magazine
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Suzanne and Craig Ross
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George W. Thesing, Jr.
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May 26, 2017
Memorial Day round-up
Area communities will host the following Memorial Day services: Brainerd The Brainerd Memorial Day ceremonies will begin 8:30 a.m. Monday at the Laurel Street bridge, where a wreath honoring those veterans lost at sea will be tossed into the Mississippi River. A prayer will be given...
May 26, 2017 - 5:30am
May 16, 2017
Crosslake seeks public comment on land use ordinance revisions
CROSSLAKE—The Crosslake Planning and Zoning Department is requesting public comment on proposed revisions to the city land use ordinance. Visit www.cityofcrosslake.org to view the ordinance revisions and supporting information. Written comments on the proposed changes will be...
May 16, 2017 - 5:30am
May 5, 2017
Corps of Engineers to host ribbon cutting for community garden
CROSSLAKE—The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-St. Paul District and the Paul Bunyan Scenic Byway Association are hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the grand opening and dedication of the Linda Ulland Memorial Gardens. The event is 1 p.m. May 19 at the Cross Lake Recreation...
May 5, 2017 - 5:40am
May 3, 2017
Crosslake: Lee appointed police chief after Hartman retires May 31
Crosslake police Sgt. Erik Lee will be promoted to police chief after the May 31 retirement of current Chief Robert Hartman. The city council...
May 3, 2017 - 7:30am
May 1, 2017
Crosslake Community Center to host book sales
CROSSLAKE—Book sales will take place at the Crosslake Community Center on the first Friday of the month throughout the year from 12-4 p.m. In June, July and August the center will also host sales from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the first Saturdays of the month—namely June 3,...
May 1, 2017 - 6:50am
April 26, 2017
Construction scheduled for highways 11 and 16
The Crow Wing County Highway Department has entered into a contract with Anderson Brothers Construction for bituminous surfacing and safety improvements...
April 26, 2017 - 3:00am
April 18, 2017
Campfire burns 13-year-old's face
CROSSLAKE—A 13-year-old girl was burned on her face Saturday after starting a campfire with gasoline at a Crosslake residence, the Crosslake...
April 18, 2017 - 3:50am
March 22, 2017
Reader Opinion: St. Paddy's Day
So once again in Crosslake they celebrated St. Patrick's Day. I wasn't able to be there but I know from past experience, the excitement that goes on up there with the parade and the festivities. I have often felt that it's as much about getting out of the house, after a long winter...
March 22, 2017 - 9:30am
March 17, 2017
43 years of parading for St. Patrick in Crosslake
CROSSLAKE—In its 43rd year, the St. Patrick's Day parade in Crosslake could be the biggest in its history. Float registrations were nearing...
March 17, 2017 - 11:23am
March 11, 2017
13th annual Kite Crossing boasts near perfect race conditions
The weather, wind, ice and snow conditions on Mille Lacs Lake near Garrison last weekend were ideal for snowkite racing. Over 60 kiters from...
March 11, 2017 - 12:02pm
Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners To meet 9 a.m. Tuesday in the County Board Room, Third Floor, Historic Courthouse, Brainerd. *Note: Times are approximate The agenda has been published as shown below but is subject to change to include such business as may come before the board....
March 11, 2017 - 12:13am
February 15, 2017
Crow Wing County Board: Remove and replace - Problematic Pine River rock dam on its way out
A long-troubled rock dam regulating flow between Big Pine Lake and the Pine River in Crosslake will be removed. The Crow Wing County Board Tuesday...
February 15, 2017 - 1:46pm
February 1, 2017
Entertainment Briefs - Feb. 2
Valentine's Dance planned in Little Falls LITTLE FALLS—Brothers Tone and The Big Groove will present their third annual rock and roll Valentine's...
February 1, 2017 - 9:24pm
January 17, 2017
Reed's Market to turn 50: Crosslake family builds up grocery store for half century
After three location changes, a fire and several additions, Reed's Market of Crosslake is approaching its 50th anniversary of operation. Bill...
January 17, 2017 - 11:32pm
Suburban flips over, injuring pregnant driver
CROSSLAKE—A pregnant woman was injured Tuesday after she lost control of the Chevrolet Suburban she was driving, when she hit a patch of...
January 17, 2017 - 9:49pm