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Popular central Minnesota lakes near 'tipping points' for water quality
Minnesota appeals court denies new trial for man who used filet knife to kill roommate
Kat Perkins headlines at Duluth music fest on July 4
South Dakota meat processor cuts deal with ABC in 'pink slime' defamation case
Russia says will respond 'with dignity' if USA mounts Syria strike
Ex-NFL running back Portis considered murder after losing millions
Golf: Lehigh Cement, Mills Automotive pace Confidence Learning Center Classic
NBA star Curry to compete in Web.com Tour event
Area Golf News: Von Hanson's captures first-half title at Cragun's
Area Golf: Metz paces first Lakes Cup event
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Hoops on Hops: How and why glassware adds to your enjoyment of beer
All-American fun: Patriotic playdough is an easy DIY for summer
Champagne: A refreshing explosion for the Fourth of July
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Recreation fee increases go into effect July 1
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
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
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Sleeping in on the weekends may help keep weight goals
Don't get stuck on peanut butter
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Stephen Colbert announces a week of 'Late Show' episodes from Russia
Lakes Jam Thursday and Friday
Stage North presents 'On Golden Pond'
Entertainment Briefs - June 22
Jake Owen to bring sunshine to Lakes Jam stage
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Storms may bring heavy rain
June 11, 2017
Fishing report - June 11
BRAINERD/NISSWA AREA Look for walleyes to hit minnows or leeches along the 10- to 12-foot weedlines of Gull Lake, 18 feet on North Long Lake,...
June 11, 2017 - 8:00am
June 6, 2017
Public invited to discuss environmental impact of Line 3 replacement
The Minnesota Department of Commerce will host public meetings following the release of the draft environmental impact statement for the proposed Line 3 replacement project. The meetings are part of a public comment period that will run through July 10. Of the 23 scheduled meetings,...
June 6, 2017 - 10:30am
May 11, 2017
'Great Jobs Without A 4-Year Degree' talk planned in Staples
STAPLES—Mitch Pearlstein will discuss "Great Jobs Without A Four-Year Degree—What It Means for Students, Parents, and Employers"...
May 11, 2017 - 1:00pm
April 14, 2017
If Trump's budget passes, Amtrak service could end in ND, MN
FARGO — North Dakota, Minnesota and other states could be without Amtrak service if a proposal in President Donald Trump's budget becomes...
April 14, 2017 - 10:25pm
April 6, 2017
Saxophone event planned April 11 in Staples
STAPLES—Staples-Motley Band Director Jon Crust is bringing a day-long event titled SaxoSummit, which will feature saxophone musicians to...
April 6, 2017 - 9:30am
April 4, 2017
Office supplies retailer Staples explores sale
Staples Inc is in talks with private equity firms about a potential sale, sources familiar with the matter said on Tuesday, as the largest U.S....
April 4, 2017 - 2:00pm
March 9, 2017
Mikko and Friends bring Irish pub music to Staples
STAPLES—Mikko and Friends will perform its "Irish Paddy Party" at 7:30 p.m March 18 at Centennial Auditorium in Staples, as part of the...
March 9, 2017 - 8:11pm
March 3, 2017
Baxter teen wins Lakes Bee, heads to nationals in Washington, D.C.
STAPLES—"Did I win?" 13-year-old Meryl Tigenoah, a Forestview Middle School eighth-grader, asked Thursday at the end of The Lakes Bee,...
March 3, 2017 - 9:16am
February 20, 2017
Wrestling: Wrestler with Staples ties wins 3rd state ND title
Jesse Shearer of West Fargo High School, grandson of Wally Thompson, Staples, and Marian Thompson of Motley and daughter of Staples-Motley graduate Lynda (Thompson) Shearer, won his third straight North Dakota state wrestling title Saturday. Shearer, whose brother Jordan won six-straight...
February 20, 2017 - 6:18pm
February 12, 2017
Waiting for a Mentor: Be a mentor to future racer
Trevor is 7 years old and loves school. His favorite class is science and he looks forward to days that highlight projects and experiments. When Trevor grows up he wants to fix cars and race them. He could use a guy in his life to teach him those things boys need to know and the qualities...
February 12, 2017 - 8:06pm
January 25, 2017
Ted Feyder, Gary and Dawn Timbs, to perform in Staples
STAPLES—Singer/songwriters Ted Feyder, Gary Timbs and Dawn Timbs will perform 7:30 p.m. Feb. 3 in the Centennial Auditorium in Staples....
January 25, 2017 - 10:36pm
October 22, 2016
Lakewood starts expansions in Staples, Pillager
PILLAGER—Executives and employees celebrated the start of a $20 million expansion and renovation project for Lakewood Health System Oct....
October 22, 2016 - 6:11pm
Lakewood starts expansions in Staples, Pillager
PILLAGER -- Executives and employees celebrated the start of a $20 million expansion and renovation project for Lakewood Health System Oct. 10....
October 22, 2016 - 12:24pm
September 24, 2016
2016 Voter's Guide: Staples City Council
Staples City Council (Elect four) Douglas Case Age: 61. City: Staples. Occupation: Retired police chief. Public office experience: City Council two years, Planning and Zoning 10-plus years.
September 24, 2016 - 8:25am
August 21, 2016
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Lakewood Health System, Staples Stefanie and Kaitlin Ubl, Nisswa, a boy, Beau David, 9 pounds, 9 ounces, July 29, 2016. Vanessa Hoffman and Adam Marjama, Menahga, a boy, Aksel Patrick Lee, 7 pounds, 6 ounces, July 30, 2016. Alexsis Copa and Matthew Clews, Verndale, a boy, Everett...
August 21, 2016 - 8:53pm