Skip to main content
Adviser to Trump interior official speaks of 'balance and trust' while in Duluth
Iron ore shipments up in Twin Ports
Immigration attorneys describe surge in deportations under Trump
Smartphone app aims to connect hungry Minnesota kids with free meals
Brau family to be honored: Refurbished Willmar Senior High auditorium to be named for family of musicians
Ailing Sano out for second day
Jets draft Samberg in second round
Will this be the year the Wolves match the hype?
Thibodeau can't hold back his joy
15 Minnesotans selected in NHL draft
Athlete of the Week
Faith Conversations: Wife moving forward after sudden death ministry partner
Column: 4-H speaking inspires, prompts memories of grandfather
Why do squirrels strip tree bark?
Other Opinion: For Rodriguez, death is fitting
What's causing all the tree troubles?
Send Your Opinion
Lake and River Friendly Award winners recognized
PHOTO: Do you see me?
PHOTO: Two Tanning Turtles
Far northern portion of Paul Bunyan State Trail to close until early to mid-October
Volunteer: It’s a good year to become a water monitor
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Clergy View: Love, Live, Laugh
This Was Brainerd - June 23
Puttin' on The Mitts: Summer doesn't have to be hot
This Was Brainerd - June 22
Science and Tech
This Was Brainerd
Lakes Jam Thursday and Friday
Stage North presents 'On Golden Pond'
Entertainment Briefs - June 22
Jake Owen to bring sunshine to Lakes Jam stage
'You're (not) Gonna (want to) Miss This' - Trace Adkins to perform at Lakes Jam
Her Voice Magazine
Special Issues and Magazines
Gene & Bonnie Jacobs
James Peter Hiller III - Julie Ann Hubbard
Hans and Sharon Engman
Chuck and Lois Steinbauer
Raymond Richard Rudolph
Agnes M. Doucette
KLICK! & More
Crow Wing Co. In-Custody
On the Fly: Twitter feed
September 7, 2016
Progress: More than just a TV set
Home audiovisual systems have gotten much more complex since Tom's TV in northeast Brainerd opened in the fall of 1979. Today, the business doesn't...
September 7, 2016 - 3:24pm
Progress: Investing in 2016
The long recovery following the Great Recession found a hiring boom last year and in 2016, and construction and development plans followed. This...
September 7, 2016 - 3:05pm
Progress: American Institute of Nondestructive Testing - Thriving school of the future
BAXTER—At first sight "nondestructive testing" seems like an alarming phrase to someone unfamiliar with the terminology. However, it is...
September 7, 2016 - 3:01pm
Woman-owned business earns top honors in technology
Ever-changing and fast-paced is the world of technology. Individuals and businesses alike strive to keep up with the constant advancements. Elise...
September 7, 2016 - 1:39pm
Progress: This old Barn - Brainerd restaurant has made it right for 7 decades
For 70 years, the restaurant known as the Barn has persevered in Brainerd, largely by remaining consistent. It's probably pretty close to what...
September 7, 2016 - 10:43am
September 5, 2016
Progress: Morey's is more than seafood
Along Highway 371 in Baxter, an iconic giant rainbow trout alerts drivers to the presence of fresh seafood from around the world. Morey's Seafood...
September 5, 2016 - 12:56pm
Progress: Mining metals through recycling: Crow Wing Recycling reclaims past for the future
An average car has $2 in coins stuck between seats or hidden in crevices. Adding that up between vehicles headed for an industrial shredder could...
September 5, 2016 - 9:05am
BLAEDC: Attracting Tech Ready companies to the lakes area
Crow Wing County is reaping the rewards of an initiative to attract more technology-related companies to the Brainerd lakes area. During the past year, several tech firms have either opened offices in the area or expanded their operations, adding good-paying jobs and helping the area's...
September 5, 2016 - 8:58am
September 4, 2016
Progress: Growing a movement - Local food hub connects people with what they eat
LITTLE FALLS—Earlier this summer, Krystal Katzenberger tried bok choy for the first time. Her family received it as part of a community-supported...
September 4, 2016 - 11:56am
Progress: 3 Cheers continues to spread joy and good food
Emerging from the steam of a fast-boiling batch of penne could be the next crop of recognizable chefs in the Brainerd lakes area. The vessel...
September 4, 2016 - 8:34am
September 3, 2016
Many spokes of cyclenomics revolving in the lakes area
When Russell Frey opened what he describes as his micro-bicycle shop in 2011, he had no idea what to expect as far as longevity. Each year built...
September 3, 2016 - 8:53am
August 29, 2016
Coming Labor Day: Reader submitted stories regarding old equipment
Read the submissions from area businesses about some of the old office equipment still in use in Labor Day's Progress Edition.
August 29, 2016 - 8:39pm
September 7, 2015
Petal to the metal: Bloom Designs turns unique niche into budding business opportunity
BAXTER - Kate Kuepers was doing interior design work, before going back to school to get a master's in education. She began a wedding floral...
September 7, 2015 - 9:00am
April 27, 2015
Reader Opinion: Humanize or monetize
Societies make choices about priorities. Often that choice is between focusing on people and the quality of human life, or focusing on wealth and possessions. A focus on wealth and possessions tends to treat people as monetized resources and tends to use wealth as a measure of value...
April 27, 2015 - 10:12am
September 19, 2014
Simonson Lumber: More than 100 years of service
When Nels Simonson, grandfather of Richard Hobbs, owner of Simonson Lumber Companies, was 8 years old in the 1800s, his family moved across the...
September 19, 2014 - 1:13pm