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At least one killed, more than 100 injured in New Jersey train crash
September 27, 2016
Steve Kohls/ Brainerd Dispatch A pair of anglers fish the Mississippi River above the Brainerd hydro dam Tuesday as the autumn leaf color in...
September 27, 2016 - 8:47pm
September 8, 2016
30-Year Ricing Tradition
Members of the Aspinwall family push off shore from Green's Point on the Mississippi River Wednesday as they continue their 30-year tradition...
September 8, 2016 - 8:51am
August 29, 2016
Legacy dollars fund Mississippi River habitat protection
Landowners wishing to protect the habitat of the Mississippi River are invited to consider fee title acquisition or an easement program. The Mississippi Headwaters Board announced it received more than $3 million in Clean Water Legacy funds for its program, created in partnership...
August 29, 2016 - 8:49pm
August 22, 2016
Row that boat ashore
Anglers row ashore in their drift boat Monday on the Mississippi River in Brainerd. River levels have been high from recent rains. (Brainerd...
August 22, 2016 - 9:00pm
August 3, 2016
Highway 6 near Crosby to partially close for construction
Motorists on Highway 6 between the Mississippi River bridge, 4 miles north of Crosby, and Moritz Road, north of Perry Lake, will encounter delays while segments of the road are reduced to a single lane beginning Aug. 8. The closures will occur from sunrise to sunset, Mondays through...
August 3, 2016 - 9:23pm
July 26, 2016
Brady Dickson casts from his kayak Monday on Boom Lake in Brainerd. The lake, which is fed by the Mississippi River, has risen recently with...
July 26, 2016 - 3:28pm
July 17, 2016
Less rain, more heat in forecast
The Brainerd lakes area is forecasted this week to experience its hottest stretch of summer so far this year. The National Weather Service in Duluth is predicting high temperatures will reach into the 80s beginning today and remain there through Sunday, with Wednesday and Thursday...
July 17, 2016 - 8:58pm
July 16, 2016
CO Report: License needed to fish with breakfast sausage
St. Cloud area CO Joyce Kuske (Little Falls) checked one angler fishing from a pontoon that hurriedly put the pole down when the officer approached....
July 16, 2016 - 9:30pm
July 15, 2016
Area braces for more rain: Monday's storm an 800-year event
"Rain, rain, go away" is likely a phrase many central Minnesotans are contemplating lately. Although rainfall totals have been scant since Monday's...
July 15, 2016 - 7:34pm
July 14, 2016
Crow Wing, Morrison counties declare states of emergency for flooding
Two more counties declared states of emergency Thursday as local governments broadened the response to widespread flooding in north-central Minnesota. Commissioners in Crow Wing and Morrison counties voted to join Aitkin County in declaring local states of emergency. The move is a...
July 14, 2016 - 3:49pm
July 12, 2016
Rains set record; flooding widespread in lakes area
While on their way to work Tuesday morning, three electricians never expected to accidentally land a stunt fit for a Hollywood movie. As the...
July 12, 2016 - 9:56pm
UPDATE: Aitkin County Road 4 reopens after chasm repaired
The Aitkin County Highway Department reported County Road 4 is reopened for motorist use Tuesday afternoon after its crews repaired a washout....
July 12, 2016 - 3:58pm
Water on most Aitkin County roads: County Road 4 washes out
Aitkin County Road 4 about 20 miles east of Aitkin remained closed Tuesday afternoon after a large chunk of it washed out. John Welle, Aitkin...
July 12, 2016 - 1:06pm
July 3, 2016
Reader Opinion: Recalling the Bicentenniel
Forty years ago this week, myself and a Mississippi River flotilla of about 10 canoes paddled our way from Bemidji to Brainerd to commemorate the Bicentennial of the U.S. We actually started in April at the Headwaters of the Mississippi when the snow melt from winter gave us enough...
July 3, 2016 - 8:30pm
April 19, 2016
MPCA to host open house on water quality assessments
Monitoring crews from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency will begin to assess the Brainerd watershed of the Mississippi River beginning in May. The monitoring will evaluate the condition of rivers, streams and lakes throughout the watershed. The work is being funded by the Clean...
April 19, 2016 - 8:55pm