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Trump's solution for school shootings: arm teachers
Police arrest student after shooting threat at Minn. school
Photo captures Trump's notes for listening session
Minn. State system Board adopts 'affirmative' sexual consent policy
3M settlement money earmarked for water improvements
Koch brothers try to kill gas tax hike
Taco Bell overtakes Burger King as 4th-largest U.S. chain
Electric cars sales, efficiency continue to grow
A Trump dating site used a sex offender as its model, and it has a few other issues, too
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U.S.-Canada play for gold
Mason sparks Gophers as they end nine-game losing streak
Timberwolves need the aggressive Jeff Teague to show up down the stretch
What's been Jason Zucker's secret to success? His son, Hendrix
Brainerd/Little Falls girls honored
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Old Scandinavian pastime of kicksledding makes a return at Minn. preserve
2017 fish, game and trapping licenses expire Feb. 28
MnDNR Conservation Officer Weekly Report - Feb. 21, 2018
Taking the classroom to the lake
Outdoor Notes for Feb. 18
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Commentary: Why do we understand so little about breast-feeding?
Mushrooms are turning up in coffee, chocolate, even beauty 'dusts.' How come?
Hearty onion and mushroom tart perfect for meatless meals
Billy Graham, charismatic evangelist with worldwide following, dies at 99
Cold weather car safety
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This Was Brainerd
DispatchCast: Ethics, Journalism and Public Trust
Review: Minnesota women embrace talents, raise bar for success
Fine Arts Student of the Week: Writing comes naturally to BHS junior
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
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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