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Weather drawing: Snowman weather
Missing pregnant woman found dead in Chippewa National Forest: Autopsy scheduled for 27-year-old from Akeley in Cass County
Applications sought for state board, committee vacancies
Bay Lake Lions scholarship applications due March 2
Brainerd Public Utilities Commission to host special meeting
Dick's Sporting Goods opens Wednesday with grand opening events starting Feb. 23
Good Samaritan Society Communities of Brainerd Recognize Annual Caregiver Champions
Good Samaritan Society Communities of Brainerd Recognize Annual Volunteer Champions
Good Samaritan Society Communities of Brainerd Recognize Employee Champions
RiverWood Bank signs ESGR Statement of Support
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Gymnastics: Brainerd's Ellie Selisker qualifies for state
Curling: McCormick, Sieg teams win Club National Championship titles
Area Boys Hockey: W-DC advances in Section 6-1A tourney
Area Girls Basketball: International Falls defeats Rangers
Area Gymnastics: Flyers finish eighth in Section 8-1A
Athlete of the Week
Commentary: Why are natural disasters called an act of God?
Commentary: Liars required for 'fake news' to proliferate
Reader Opinion: Think about it
Reader Opinion: Brainerd wins
How to handle differing retirement timelines with your spouse
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Taking the classroom to the lake
Outdoor Notes for Feb. 18
Second golden eagle captured and released at Camp Ripley
What's Up Outdoors
Mettle to medal: John Henry Krueger perseveres to podium in 1,000 meters
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Pets of the Week
Rubber plants follow natural tree-like tendency
Still visit those who no longer recognize you
Heritage houseplants: Readers share stories of long-living plants
Church News for Feb. 16
Science and Tech
This Was Brainerd
Review: Minnesota women embrace talents, raise bar for success
ESPN, FOX pursuing Peyton Manning as prime-time analyst, reports say
'To Kill A Mockingbird' to come to Broadway, with Jeff Daniels as Atticus Finch, adapted by Aaron Sorkin
'Black Panther' will break box-office records. But could it change the movie business?
Brainerd Lakes Curling Club reaps reward of public spotlight
Her Voice Magazine
Special Issues and Magazines
John and Paula Pecarich
Cuyuna Regional Medical Center, Crosby, births
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Margaret Mary Baxter
Margaret A. (Ecklund) Nacey
Jacqueline "Jackie" Ann Sporer
Margaret Mary Baxter
Susan Gail Crawford
KLICK! & More
Crow Wing Co. In-Custody
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February 15, 2018
Minnesota moose numbers low but stable
DULUTH—Northeastern Minnesota's moose population dropped some during the past year, but it appears to have leveled off after the big declines...
February 15, 2018 - 4:30pm
February 12, 2018
Wolf, entangled in snare, shot and killed in Duluth
A timber wolf that had earlier become entangled in a wire trapping snare was shot and killed by a Duluth police officer Saturday afternoon along...
February 12, 2018 - 8:00pm
February 6, 2018
Lawsuits, contested case hearings could decide final outcome for Polymet permit
DULUTH—After 13 years, millions of dollars and a winding path through regulatory scrutiny, Minnesota's first-ever copper mine might be on the verge of its last-ever public hearings. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and Pollution Control Agency will hold open-house...
February 6, 2018 - 7:59pm
January 26, 2018
Crosslake: Possible location identified for dog park
A dog park is in the works for the city of Crosslake, and the mayor gave her stamp of approval for its proposed location.
January 26, 2018 - 7:00am
January 22, 2018
County looks to acquire historic fire tower overlooking northern Minn. forests
PEQUOT LAKES, Minn.—The uncertain future of a historic landmark fire tower overlooking northern Minnesota forest land might be getting...
January 22, 2018 - 9:52pm
January 19, 2018
DNR to reduce walleye fingerling stocking
BLOOMINGTON — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will be cutting back on the number of fingerling walleye it stocks, but maintain its commitment to stocking young fry. The decision comes in response to an analysis of the state's accelerated walleye stock program over...
January 19, 2018 - 6:57pm
Crow Wing County looks to acquire Pequot Lakes fire tower
The uncertain future of the Pequot Lakes fire tower might be getting clearer if Crow Wing County Commissioner Paul Thiede has anything to say...
January 19, 2018 - 5:00am
January 18, 2018
The not so 'big bad wolf:' Animal killed in central Minn. weighs less than originally estimated
ALEXANDRIA, Minn.—A wolf hit and killed by a truck in Douglas County last week turned out to weigh a little less than originally thought....
January 18, 2018 - 2:01pm
January 7, 2018
Volunteers needed to count spruce grouse poop
DULUTH, Minn.—The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is looking for volunteers to trek across the north woods later this winter...
January 7, 2018 - 7:25am
December 21, 2017
Minn. man recounts how he saved his dog from black bear
ISABELLA, Minn.—Seeing his dog pinned to the ground in a black bear's jaw, William Vagts ran to the bear, threw his arms around its neck...
December 21, 2017 - 4:50pm
December 20, 2017
Minn. lakes survey shows frustration with DNR
ALEXANDRIA, Minn.—Minnesota lake association leaders say they donate millions of dollars and volunteer hours each year caring for lakes,...
December 20, 2017 - 4:39pm
December 4, 2017
Park Service nearing decision on Isle Royale wolves
DULUTH — The National Park Service is getting closer to announcing its final decision on reintroducing wolves to Isle Royale National Park,...
December 4, 2017 - 6:35pm
December 1, 2017
Ice Not Safe: Safety tips offered to anglers on ice
Anglers have been spotted out on the ice of lakes in the Brainerd lakes area, but with unseasonably warm weather ice conditions have deteriorated...
December 1, 2017 - 4:00am
November 29, 2017
NWS warns of fire danger in lakes area
The National Weather Service, based out of Duluth, sent out a warning Wednesday, Nov. 29, of increased risk of fire in the region. According...
November 29, 2017 - 7:23pm
Bog on North Long to remain in place for winter
MERRIFIELD—For the time being, the monstrous floating bog on North Long Lake will remain in place. The bog broke off the shoreline in October...
November 29, 2017 - 5:00am