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Franken's Senate vacancy is hardly Minnesota's first
County schedules road maintenance for this week
Girls can be in the tech world, too: CLC hosts VIP tour for girls
Airbnb owners roll out red carpet to make guests feel at home over Christmas
Wealth Column: How to minimize financial stress during the holidays
Nystrom & Associates, Ltd. of Baxter Now Offers Outpatient Adolescent Chemical Dependency
Nor-Son named 2017 Builder of the Year
Business Notes for Dec. 9
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Niederreiter's OT goal lifts Wild over Sharks
On second thought, Thielen says call was good
Area Girls Basketball: Little Falls outscores Bluejackets
Area Girls Hockey: Northern Lakes glides past St. Paul Blades
Area Boys Basketball: Hornets buzz Woodcrest 71-44
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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
Don't go south over the holidays. Head west to South Dakota, instead
Short-term home stay may produce difficult transition
Clergy View: Reflections of a Black Friday past
In 1960 a Texas woman went to confession and then vanished. We now know the priest murdered her.
Starbucks' Christmas Tree Frappuccino tastes like broken promises and Thin Mints
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Magician to perform at Pequot Lakes Dec. 16
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September 13, 2017
Crow Wing County Board: Veterans memorial update moves ahead
After a four-month journey by sea from India, seven new granite slabs destined for display on Laurel Street in Brainerd are now stateside. The...
September 13, 2017 - 12:00pm
May 29, 2017
To honor all: Vets plan update to memorial
It's been nearly 30 years since the All Veterans Memorial on Laurel Street in Brainerd was erected. The smooth, black granite slabs honor Americans...
May 29, 2017 - 8:00am
December 8, 2016
Holly Holm selected as Brainerd Community Action's new director
Brainerd Community Action has chosen its new executive director. Holly Holm, who has been employed by the Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce...
December 8, 2016 - 8:54pm
September 29, 2016
Citizen of Year Award blindsides Buxton: Community leaders speak highly of East Gull Lake man
When East Gull Lake resident Bruce Buxton got up Thursday morning, his first order of business was to head to The Center in Brainerd to meet...
September 29, 2016 - 9:29pm
September 8, 2016
Nancy Cross closes chapter at Brainerd Community Action
Before Nancy Cross was orchestrating Brainerd's Fourth of July Celebration—which organizers call "Minnesota's Fourth of July Capital"—she...
September 8, 2016 - 10:17pm
April 15, 2016
Crow Wing County Board: Group plans updates to veterans memorial
Plans to update the All Veterans Memorial next to the Crow Wing County Historic Courthouse call for it to double in size and honor veterans from more conflicts. Nancy Cross, executive director of Brainerd Community Action, discussed the proposed updates with the Crow Wing County Board...
April 15, 2016 - 10:00pm
September 9, 2015
Mayor surprised by citizen of the year honor
Like a lot of Brainerd residents, Mayor James Wallin wasn't expecting many surprises when he tuned into the broadcast of the Brainerd City Council...
September 9, 2015 - 8:41pm
September 8, 2015
Brainerd Citizen of the Year is named
Tuesday's Brainerd City Council meeting featured an unexpected announcement. Nancy Cross, Brainerd Community Action executive director, informed...
September 8, 2015 - 10:08pm
July 5, 2015
A 'perfect' Fourth of July
The Brainerd Fourth of July celebration - from the parade and fireworks to the music to being with friends and family - went off without a hitch...
July 5, 2015 - 10:26pm
July 2, 2015
Fourth of July - Here we come
Red, white and blue will soon fill Brainerd's streets as the Fourth of July celebration approaches. The Brainerd/Baxter Fourth of July Parade/celebration, called "Minnesota's Fourth of July Capital," by organizers will be Saturday, beginning at noon with the free corn on the cob...
July 2, 2015 - 11:14am
June 18, 2015
Komen Brainerd Lakes Race for the Cure announces honorary chairs
This year the 16th annual Susan G. Komen Brainerd Lakes Race for the Cure selected Nancy Cross as honorary race chair and Roz Haapajoki as honorary survivor chair. The race is June 27 at Forestview Middle School in Baxter. Events include a 1 mile walk, 5K walk and 5K run, plus short...
June 18, 2015 - 8:31pm
June 9, 2015
Brainerd Lakes Race for the Cure set for June 27
BAXTER - The 16th Annual Susan G. Komen Brainerd Lakes Race for the Cure will be held June 27 at the Forestview Middle School in Baxter. Events include a one mile walk, 5K walk and 5K run. There are also races for 2-10 year olds at age appropriate distances followed by refreshments...
June 9, 2015 - 6:13pm
July 3, 2014
'Hot and dry for the Fourth of July'
Brainerd Community Action Director Nancy Cross has her own mantra she's been reciting throughout the rainy spring and summer. "I started Jan....
July 3, 2014 - 11:42pm