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First-degree murder charge for man who drove into Charlottesville demonstrators
Trump allies: Tillerson hasn't 'learned his lesson'
County Highway Engineering team awarded best in class from MnDOT
Music college abruptly closes in St. Paul; students, faculty shocked, saddened
What did we Google in 2017? Hurricane Irma, Meghan Markle and a slime recipe
FCC's Ajit Pai dressed up as Santa and wielded a lightsaber to mock net neutrality rules
Saying goodbye to AOL's instant messenger
'Merry Christmas' greeting? Half of Americans don't care.
Target to buy Shipt for $550 million in bet on same-day delivery
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Cardinals RB Peterson's season ends due to neck injury
College Baseball: CLC hitting, pitching/catching academies scheduled
Sports Calendar - Dec. 15-16
Nordic Skiing: Warrior girls team ties for first at Apollo Relays
Girls Basketball: Brainerd outlasts Buffalo in overtime
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Guest Opinion: The true tax gap: How about $12 trillion!
No need to plan kindness this season
ISD 181 Viewpoint: Beyond the chalkboard: Teaching & learning in today's classrooms
Reader Opinion: Support Boy Scouts
Reader Opinion: Betrayal
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‘That evening hunt — that was worth the whole trip’
What's Up Outdoors: Let's get out ice fishing
Outdoor Notes for Dec. 10
BRAD DOKKEN: Despite no deer, muzzleloader hunt offers more fun than frustration
Antlerless harvest boosts NE Minnesota deer registrations
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Minn. resident tracked Santa's 1964 flight from North Pole -- for real
How 3,000 very good golden retrievers could help all dogs live longer
In matters of the heart, faith becomes real
Always cover Norfolk Island Pine after purchase
Cake mix makes Christmas baking a breeze
Science and Tech
This Was Brainerd
These men thought they adopted a mini piglet until she became Esther the Wonder Pig, darling of the internet
Entertainment Briefs - Dec. 14
Visual Arts - Dec. 14-20
Kid Rock to headline Moondance Jam 27
Hot enough to melt the ice - Davina and the Vagabonds to perform 2 shows
Her Voice Magazine
Special Issues and Magazines
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Jerome "Joe" Hines
George E. Schwagerl
Anthony Paul Bjerkness
Walter Ferdinand Williams III (Chic)
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Crow Wing Co. In-Custody
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December 8, 2017
Reader Opinion: The duty of man
After some heavy thinking, Solomon came to this conclusion: "Let us hear the conclusion of the matter: Fear God, and keep his Commandments, for this is the whole duty of man." Eccl 12:13 Authorized King James Version. Jerrold Turnquist Brainerd
December 8, 2017 - 7:30am
November 20, 2017
Reader Opinion: Thanksgiving
"I will enter His gates with Thanksgiving in my heart, I will enter His courts with praise. I will say this is the day that the Lord has made, I will rejoice, for He has made me glad." Psalm 100:4 & 118:24. I just started reading a book thats intro was the story of some people involved...
November 20, 2017 - 9:30am
October 26, 2017
Reader Opinion: Respect all life
"The silver-haired head is a crown of glory..." Proverbs 16:31a Oct. 27, starting at 2:30 p.m., the Brainerd Library will doing an appraisal of one item per person. Call the Library for details.
October 26, 2017 - 8:30am
October 17, 2017
Reader Opinion: Seek the lord
"Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil; for You are with me." Psalm 23:4. Words the persecuted church cleaves to as they face the enemies of Christ, who would rather die than deny! Bless them now and us when that day comes when we need to...
October 17, 2017 - 8:30am
October 13, 2017
Clergy View: A race to run
".... let us strip off and throw aside every encumbrance (unnecessary weight) and that sin which so readily (deftly and cleverly) clings to and...
October 13, 2017 - 12:30pm
October 5, 2017
Reader opinion: Gun violence
I'm overwhelmed with heartsickness for the beautiful people made in God's image that were killed ruthlessly—once again in this country—by gun violence. I'm angry, too. Angry that we continue to be a nation that has bought into the narrative that asserts guns are necessary...
October 5, 2017 - 7:30am
October 4, 2017
Reader Opinion: United we stand
"Though I speak with the tongues of men and angels, but have not love, I have become a sounding brass or a clanging cymbal (only noise and no meaning)." 1 Cor. 13:1. As I was writing this, the Las Vegas shooting came on TV and my heart sunk! When this happens, you right away think...
October 4, 2017 - 8:30am
September 22, 2017
Reader Opinion: A letter to God
O, God almighty,
September 22, 2017 - 7:30am
September 20, 2017
Reader Opinion: Be an agent of Christ
"Life is but a vapor." James 4:14 I'm sending this from Port Angeles, Wash., saying "goodbye" to my aunt. I will sorely miss her as well my family, she was like my second mom, she meant a lot to us! Hold your loved ones close everyday! Amen.
September 20, 2017 - 8:30am
September 19, 2017
Reader Opinion: Job and hurricanes
A Sept. 5 Dispatch Reader Opinion letter titled "Job's faith," stated, "I think of Hurricanes Harvey and Katrina, very devastating! Satan's doing?" Why link Satan, Job, and hurricanes? The book of Job explores the doctrine of retribution: evil acts deserve punishment (some sort of...
September 19, 2017 - 8:30am
August 24, 2017
Reader Opinion: Pray like you mean it
"And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes; there shall be no more death, nor sorrow, nor crying. There shall be no more pain, for the former things have passed away." Rev. 21:4 Call 888 NEED HIM to find out how this can be yours one day, maybe sooner than you think!
August 24, 2017 - 7:30am
August 14, 2017
Reader Opinion: Life
About 83 years ago when I was in the fourth grade our teacher had us memorize a short poem by Joyce Kilmer about trees. It went like this: "I think that I shall never see/A poem lovely as a tree/A tree whose hungry mouth is prest/Against the earth's sweet flowing breast/A tree that...
August 14, 2017 - 7:30am
August 9, 2017
'God has given Trump authority to take out Kim Jong Un,' evangelical adviser says
Texas megachurch pastor Robert Jeffress, one of President Donald Trump's evangelical advisers who preached the morning of his inauguration, has...
August 9, 2017 - 4:23pm
July 28, 2017
Clergy View: Miracle of God's Love
Like any good mother, when Karen found out that another baby was on the way, she did what she could to help her 3-year-old son, Michael, prepare...
July 28, 2017 - 3:30pm
Reader Opinion: Where's the outcry?
My wife, a neighbor lady and I went to the Pequot High School to see the play, "Legally Blonde." We have been there many times before and enjoyed their productions.
July 28, 2017 - 9:30am