Skip to main content
Parks and Recreation meeting notice
Coming in the weekend edition; Street fun
Spicer resigns, Scaramucci to be White House communications director
Rep. Peterson: Rural America's critical infrastructure needs include broadband, flood control
Senior Calendar for July 24-28
Legion Baseball: Nisswa splits in playoff opening games
Area Football: Hills takes helm of Aitkin football
NASCAR: Hendrick makes right choice in picking Bowman
Lifelong friends Ennis, Spurgeon living the dream with Minnesota Wild
Twins in 'final stages' of acquiring veteran lefty from Braves
Athlete of the Week
Column: There are several ways to enjoy grilled watermelon
Opinion Column: Democrats finally have an agenda. Here's what it looks like.
Column: Mom uses kindness to teach about differences
Reader Opinion: Kinship thanks Gary Walters
Reader Opinion: Health care debate
Send Your Opinion
PHOTO: End of the day
Conservation officer reports for July 16
What's Up Outdoors: Trophy fish, shore lunch and more at Tazin
Outdoor Notes for July 16
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
This Was Brainerd - July 21
Students compete in robotics camp at CLC
This Was Brainerd - July 20
This Was Brainerd - July 19
What's Doing - July 16
Science and Tech
This Was Brainerd
New 'Doctor Who' actress will be paid same as current star
Fiber arts exhibit celebrates 'web of connection'
Coming Friday: Street fun
Special Events - July 20
Entertainment Briefs - July 20
Her Voice Magazine
Special Issues and Magazines
Doug & Pat Bjorklund
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Curtis M. Gilman
Marion G. Gilman
Michael E. Flynn
Thomas Marshal Peterson
KLICK! & More
Crow Wing Co. In-Custody
On the Fly: Twitter feed
Minnesota State High School League
June 27, 2017
Clay Target: StMA, New Prague's Glazer capture gold medals
PRIOR LAKE—St. Michael-Albertville won top honors in the Minnesota State High School League's Clay Target State Tournament Saturday at the Minneapolis Gun Club. In winning the fourth annual state tournament, presented jointly with the Minnesota State High School Clay Target...
June 27, 2017 - 7:00am
June 11, 2017
BHS speech & debate team set for nationals
Members of the Brainerd High School speech and debate team are looking for a good showing at the 2017 National Speech and Debate Association...
June 11, 2017 - 10:10pm
May 31, 2017
Clay Target: W-DC Wolverines win conference title
The Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines trap team won its first-ever conference crown this season. In the final week of competition, WDC racked up 6,231.5 total points to capture the Class 6, Conference 1, championship. The Wolverines seized the conference lead after Week 3, working their...
May 31, 2017 - 10:30am
May 15, 2017
School Board: Committee meetings could be closed to public
The Brainerd School Board Monday night took the first step toward closing its committee meetings to the public. The board unanimously approved...
May 15, 2017 - 11:24am
March 24, 2017
Boys Basketball: Minnehaha leaves Annandale in dust
MINNEAPOLIS—Top-seeded Minnehaha Academy used an eye-popping second-half blitz to sprint past Annandale for a 76-44 victory in the Class 2A semifinals Friday night at Target Center. Freshman guard Jalen Suggs led the way, scoring 16 of his 23 points in the decisive run that...
March 24, 2017 - 9:24pm
March 23, 2017
Boys Basketball: Apple Valley moves on to play Champlin Park
MINNEAPOLIS—Junior guard Tre Jones scored 11 of his 19 points in the second half to help the No. 3-seeded Eagles pull away for a 77-54 victory over No. 2 Maple Grove in the Class 4A semifinals on Thursday night at Target Center. The victory sends the Eagles (29-2) into the big-school...
March 23, 2017 - 11:05pm
Hockey: Merrifield resident back from 59th straight state tournament
For many hockey players, their enthusiasm and commitment to the sport continues long after they hang up their skates. So it is with Jeff Shelstad,...
March 23, 2017 - 10:00am
March 21, 2017
Boys Basketball: State tournament opens today
The Minnesota State High School League Boys Basketball Tournament opens Wednesday, March 22, and runs through Saturday, March 25, at various venues in the Twin Cities. Quarterfinals will be played at Williams Arena on the University of Minnesota campus in Minneapolis and at Target...
March 21, 2017 - 11:17pm
March 19, 2017
Girls Basketball: Elk River, Orono, Roseau, Goodhue state champs
MINNEAPOLIS—Elk River entered the Class 4A state tournament undefeated, but perhaps a bit under-appreciated while being in the long shadow of Hopkins. Hopkins is Minnesota's most dominant high school girls basketball program in the modern era, and it, too entered the state tournament...
March 19, 2017 - 7:21pm
March 17, 2017
Girls State Basketball: Sauk Centre to take on Roseau in championship
MINNEAPOLIS—Sauk Centre defeated Watertown-Mayer 58-41 in the semifinals of the girls basketball state tournament Friday night at Williams Arena. The win puts Sauk Centre against Roseau in the championship game set for 2 p.m. Saturday at Williams Arena. Roseau 79, New London-Spicer...
March 17, 2017 - 11:50pm
Wrestling: Warriors' first state champion dies
Dennis Stamp, a 1965 Brainerd High School graduate and the Warriors' first state wrestling champion, died of lymphoma March 13 according to Wikipedia....
March 17, 2017 - 4:30am
Girls Basketball: Elk River edges Lakeville North in semifinals
MINNEAPOLIS—For the first time in the four-class era, two undefeated girls basketball teams will meet for a state championship. Elk River ensured that with a 57-56 victory over Lakeville North in the Class 4A semifinals at 8 p.m. Thursday night at Williams Arena on the University...
March 17, 2017 - 12:25am
March 16, 2017
Adapted Floor Hockey: State championship Warriors' goal
For the first time in the program's 22-year history, the Brainerd Warriors enter the adapted floor hockey state tournament with an unblemished...
March 16, 2017 - 9:27am
March 15, 2017
Girls State Basketball: Watertown-Mayer to play Sauk Centre in semis
MINNEAPOLIS—No. 3 Watertown-Mayer (27-3) picked up 65 points from its top-three scorers in a 71-58 victory over Rochester Lourdes (21-10) in the Class A quarterfinals at Mariucci Arena on the campus of the University of Minnesota. In a matchup of programs who hadn't made the...
March 15, 2017 - 10:51pm
March 13, 2017
Girls Basketball: State tournament tips off Tuesday
The 44th annual Minnesota State High School League girls basketball tournament is scheduled Tuesday through Saturday, March 14-18, at four sites in Minneapolis and St. Paul. Championship semifinals and championship games in all four classes will be televised by KSTC 45TV. Class 1A...
March 13, 2017 - 7:16pm