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Fine Arts Student of the Week: Junior strives for creativity in her graphics
Community input sought for Brainerd comp plan
Arts and crafts galore: Holiday sales take over area
Former Lake Park, Minn., police chief found dead after hunting-related incident
Brainerd Parks and Rec to host coloring contest
Seasonal worker didn’t know former boss was escaping after fraud accusations
Co-op seeking access to inventory taxidermy, property
Chad Schwendeman Takes Top International Honors
Destination Downtown spotlight: Bakery
Biz Buzz: Planet Fitness to open in Westgate Mall: Thrifty White to open Monday, Nov. 12
place a business brief
Mauer has standing offer to help Twins in future -- maybe as coach
Racing: BIR owner dies in boating accident
NHL reaches settlement with former players in concussion suit
Area Football: Pierz cashes in, returns to the Bank for 3A semifinals
Cheerleading: Brainerd varsity third at Jefferson Jaguar Jam
Athlete of the Week
McFeely: Saying farewell to radio
Guest Opinion: Ask a Trooper
War story: This U.S. soldier from Germany made false teeth for his comrades during WWII
Guest Opinion: Cass County Sheriff's Corner
Reader Opinion: Consider parking needs
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Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame inducts Matt Straw
Manvel, N.D., couple brings baby along for the hunt
WATCH: Female hunters are on the rise in Minnesota, North Dakota
Minnesota opening weekend deer harvest down from last year
Experienced outdoorsman selected to lead outdoor coverage for Forum Communications
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
New government guidelines say you can get your exercise in small doses
Happy Holidays? Hospice offers classes to get through grief during a happy time of year
Overwhelmed caregiver accounts for insufficient family updates
Vine identified, how to protect junipers and more
Realtor credits mom for faith-work blending
Science and Tech
This Was Brainerd
Meet Rachel Hollis, the Texas mom shaking up this year's best-seller list
Stan Lee, creator of superheroes, dies at 95
Young Authors Conference is Nov. 13 in Staples
Entertainment Briefs - Nov. 8
Special Events - Nov. 8
Her Voice Magazine
Special Issues and Magazines
Essentia Health - St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Dan & Shirley Barto
Robert Emerson Hassett
Pamela Kay Elling
Rockne D. Anderson
Carol Jean (Erickson) Kalmbacher
Brett Robert Halverson
KLICK! & More
Crow Wing Co. In-Custody
On the Fly: Twitter feed
Racing: BIR owner dies in boating accident
As death toll climbs from California fires, investigators face grim task of finding remains
In the devastating aftermath of the deadliest wildfire to hit California in 85 years, authorities are struggling with a grim task: Searching...
8 hours 22 min ago
Cold start to November in lakes area: Snow should melt with higher temps
The Brainerd lakes area is covered in snow and already colder than normal, with wintry weather just beginning as November creeps up to the halfway...
10 hours 30 min ago
November 9, 2018
Winter outlook may mean milder temperatures as El Nino forms
While recent flurries and colder than normal temperatures seem to be giving winter an early bite, it may relinquish its hold. In an updated status...
November 9, 2018 - 1:00pm
Icicles form on reeds overhanging Rice Lake Thursday, Nov. 8, at Lum Park in Brainerd. Snowfall, temperatures in the low 20s and blustery conditions...
November 9, 2018 - 11:00am
October 31, 2018
Weather drawing - Oct. 31
Happy Halloween Weather drawing by Levi Wolff from Mrs. Hummel's fourth-grade class at St. Francis of the Lakes Catholic School.
October 31, 2018 - 10:30am
October 22, 2018
Commentary: Hear farmers complaining? Consider it therapy
If you spend much time around small town cafes, gas stations, bars, grain elevators and other gathering places, you've probably heard or been...
October 22, 2018 - 6:00am
October 21, 2018
Construction update: Expect significant delays on Highway 210
Rain, wind and unseasonably cold temperatures have all combined to create a challenging autumn this year and construction projects are also feeling...
October 21, 2018 - 5:00am
October 20, 2018
Are trees foretelling a bad winter this year with all those seeds and acorns?
FARGO — Did you notice the heavy crop of seeds on the region's trees this summer and fall? Elm seeds fell by the millions this summer at...
October 20, 2018 - 9:00am
October 19, 2018
Just keep swimming: Octogenarian keeps up cold water aquatics started in her youth
Nisswa resident Gisela Borgwarth, 83, began swimming in Germany's portion of the North Sea at the age of 10. As a young girl growing up in Germany,...
October 19, 2018 - 9:00am
October 12, 2018
Minnesota Cold Weather Rule begins Monday
ST. PAUL -- Starting Monday, a Minnesota law kicks in to provide warmth for residents who cannot pay their heating bills. Beginning Oct. 15 and running through April 15, Minnesota’s six coldest months, utility companies must provide residential customers with payment plans to avoid...
October 12, 2018 - 6:20pm
Snow dusts lakes area, heaviest snowfall lands farther north
It could have been worse. The storm dusted flowers, created a white crust on grass and left snow-covered cars late Wednesday night, Oct. 10,...
October 12, 2018 - 5:00am
October 11, 2018
Lost canoe mysteriously resurfaces in Duluth during storm
DULUTH — Sometime a couple years ago, Paul Kellner and his family noticed they'd lost a canoe to either thieves or Lake Superior. Sometime...
October 11, 2018 - 6:55pm
October 10, 2018
October snow? Weather service says yes
Brainerd residents may see about an inch of snow when they wake up Thursday, Oct. 11. Though this expected snow will fall well before Halloween,...
October 10, 2018 - 10:00pm
20-foot waves, winds up to 86 mph rock Lake Superior by Duluth
DULUTH -- Wind gusts of 50 mph were common across northeast Minnesota on Wednesday, Oct. 10, but there was one report of a gust as high as 86...
October 10, 2018 - 6:25pm
October 2, 2018
The colors of autumn are reflected in a pond Saturday, Sept. 29, at Mille Lacs Kathio State Park near Onamia. Central Minnesota leaf color is...
October 2, 2018 - 4:00pm