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Memorial Day round-up
Minnesota man, 38, accused of fatally stabbing parents with screwdriver
UPDATE: Last of 9 prisoners who escaped in state van caught on Minneapolis bridge
Held hostage by Fargo murder suspect, woman heard victim beg for his life
UPDATE: Dayton to decide whether to OK spending plan by Tuesday
St. Paul Saints to honor pro baseball rarity, a woman pitcher, with bobblehead
Area Female Athlete: Pillager's Books showing off her smarts
Vikings' Zimmer: 'I'll be back shortly with one eye or two'
Vikings sign two 2017 draft picks, but rookie contract disputes rage on
James, Cavs KO Celts, set up rematch vs. Warriors
Athlete of the Week
Our Opinion: Time for cooler heads in yearbook issue
Reader Opinion: Accountability
Reader Opinion: Tax return transparency
Reader Opinion: Keep beer out of the fair
Manworld tried extra hard this week to tell women 'no.' We weren't listening.
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Wild and free
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
Five myths about beer
I chose not to breast-feed. That doesn't make me a bad mom.
This Was Brainerd - May 26
This Was Brainerd - May 25
Science and Tech
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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Crow Wing County Board
Reader Opinion: Keep beer out of the fair
Under the influence of alcohol, people do, say and act in ways they wouldn't. Keep it at the hundreds of bars in the county. If one can't attend a county fair held once a year without consuming alcohol, then perhaps they should be at an AA meeting instead. Keep the county fair alcohol...
12 hours 2 min ago
May 24, 2017
Crow Wing County Board: Board balks at beer for the fair - again
Citing tradition, the Crow Wing County Board once again voted to restrict beer sales during the Crow Wing County Fair—keeping it one of...
May 24, 2017 - 3:00am
May 15, 2017
Crow Wing County Board: Unorganized funding crunch spurs public meetings
Residents of Unorganized Territory will have a chance to weigh in on an impending road construction budget crunch.
May 15, 2017 - 11:48am
May 11, 2017
Crow Wing County Board: Management of SNAP funds shifts to Crow Wing
Three counties in Region Five are no longer required to participate in a program meant to assist able-bodied adults receiving food support in finding employment. Morrison, Wadena and Cass counties received waivers from the Minnesota Department of Human Services, which means residents...
May 11, 2017 - 11:30am
May 10, 2017
Crow Wing County Board: 'Brain science' jail program receives award
The Crow Wing County Jail hosts one of the most innovative programs for inmates in the state, according to the Minnesota Sheriffs' Association....
May 10, 2017 - 8:00am
April 26, 2017
Crow Wing County Board: Commissioners hesitant on overdose drug
Some on the Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners expressed their suspicion during a board meeting Tuesday for an overdose drug intended to...
April 26, 2017 - 3:30am
April 19, 2017
Crow Wing County Board: An eye in the sky
Lakes area fire and law enforcement officials might soon be reinforced by drones, if the project is selected for grant funding. Representatives...
April 19, 2017 - 5:30am
Crow Wing County Board: Changes to on-sale hours not expected
The Crow Wing County Board has no plans to change a county ordinance governing hours for on-sale liquor establishments, which is currently more...
April 19, 2017 - 3:50am
April 18, 2017
Crow Wing County Board: Compensating Crow Wing County's commissioners
How much do the elected Crow Wing County commissioners earn in a year? Between $29,000 and $39,000, depending on which commissioner's earnings...
April 18, 2017 - 9:02am
April 16, 2017
Crow Wing County Board: Engineer highlights sales tax impacts
Of 175 miles of Crow Wing County roads and highways planned for improvement through 2021, 43 of those miles will be funded by the countywide...
April 16, 2017 - 9:57am
April 13, 2017
Crow Wing County Board: Planning to protect the Pine
A watershed the federal government considers one of the most important from the Mississippi River to the Atlantic Ocean is right here in Cass,...
April 13, 2017 - 3:03am
April 12, 2017
Crow Wing County Board: Board completes department head performance reviews
The Crow Wing County Board Tuesday released a summary of its performance reviews of the county administrator and department heads. The annual reviews were conducted in closed session during the board's March meetings. Closure of the meeting is permitted by Minnesota's Open Meeting...
April 12, 2017 - 6:55am
DHS commissioner talks mental health in Baxter
BAXTER—A top state official visited Baxter Tuesday to discuss the rural mental health crisis—and to decry proposed Republican budget...
April 12, 2017 - 5:45am
Crow Wing County Board: Sentencing to Service costs to rise
The cost of the Sentencing to Service program in Crow Wing County is set to rise by 6 percent in each of the next two years. The county board...
April 12, 2017 - 3:33am
April 11, 2017
Reader Opinion: Unhealthy health department
If the county health department was doing its job a LPN could not use words like "epidemic," "appalling," "poor family planning," "out of control child bearing." Maybe because of the department's poor performance it is time to close it! Lack of citizen responsibility is the real laughing...
April 11, 2017 - 9:50am