Skip to main content
Projectiles cause damage at 2 locations, breaking window: Authorities seek suspect
Report: Officers respond to shooting in small northwest Minnesota town
Woman describes alleged rape by Hamline University student in St. Paul
992 of Minnesota’s newest citizens take Oath of Allegiance
Rear-end crash injures 1 in Morrison County
Frozen out of China, American farmers refuse to sell their soybeans
Another pipeline to start in ND and head to Texas?
Amazon borrows holiday tips from retailers it crushed
Seasonal worker didn’t know former boss was escaping after fraud accusations
Co-op seeking access to inventory taxidermy, property
place a business brief
Defending Stanley Cup champs hand Wild first home loss
New Timberwolves view trade as an 'opportunity'
UND basketball faces No. 10 Kentucky in iconic Rupp Arena
College men’s hockey: This year’s Pioneers wouldn’t mind mimicking last year’s Bulldogs
‘Running on fumes,’ Wild glad to be back home
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
Send Your Opinion
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
Chocolatiers need more cocoa, and they want millennials to help
Crow Wing Energized: Resiliency and hope - a vet reflects
Seasonal depression, 'winter blues' and SAD
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
Science and Tech
This Was Brainerd
Walker Art Center in Minneapolis hires new director
Lakes Jam announces more acts: Collective Soul, Jackie Lee to name a few
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
Her Voice Magazine
Special Issues and Magazines
Essentia Health - St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Dan & Shirley Barto
Carol Jean (Erickson) Kalmbacher
Robert Emerson Hassett
Eva C. Nicolai
Matthew L. Sell
KLICK! & More
Crow Wing Co. In-Custody
On the Fly: Twitter feed
September 12, 2018
As more Minnesota kids vape and smoke, health department issues advisory on dangers
ST. PAUL—Tobacco use among Minnesota high school students increased for the first time in 17 years and state health officials attribute...
September 12, 2018 - 10:54am
August 16, 2018
Children who lived with smokers are more likely to die of lung disease as adults, study says
Childhood exposure to secondhand smoke is linked to lung disease decades later, according to a study published Thursday, August 16, by the American...
August 16, 2018 - 10:16am
July 22, 2018
Reader Opinion: The cost of smoking
I sat outside of a dollar store the other day and there was an advertisement on the window for Camel Cigarettes. 9.05 a pack it said. Back in the early '60s that was my choice of smokes and they were about a quarter a pack. For me, my smoking days were short lived and I quit before...
July 22, 2018 - 6:30am
June 20, 2018
Analysis: Today's teens are less likely to smoke, drink or have sex, but they're not eating veggies
This month the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the results of its 2017 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance study, a biennial survey that seeks to quantify the scope and magnitude of teen misbehavior.
June 20, 2018 - 2:17pm
June 12, 2018
Crow Wing County: Tackling community problems in new way
Crow Wing County officials are taking a new tact in dealing with issues such as suicide, juvenile offenses and dropout rates by partnering with...
June 12, 2018 - 8:00am
March 15, 2018
FDA takes 'historic' step to lower nicotine in cigarettes
WASHINGTON - The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday took the first concrete action to reduce nicotine in cigarettes to make them much less...
March 15, 2018 - 11:46am
March 8, 2018
Push begins for raising tobacco age limit to 21 in Minn.
ST. PAUL—A bipartisan group of lawmakers want to make it illegal to sell cigarettes and other tobacco products to anyone under 21 in Minnesota. The current age is 18. The proposal by a group of House members would also cover nicotine products like e-cigarettes. Why would we...
March 8, 2018 - 7:03pm
February 15, 2018
Youth vaping spike unsettles health Minn. health officials
DULUTH—The number of Minnesota high school youth vaping e-cigarettes has risen nearly 50 percent in three years, a statistic state health...
February 15, 2018 - 6:58pm
January 4, 2018
Cancer deaths fall to lowest rate in decades as smoking declines
Fewer Americans are getting cancer, and more of those who do are surviving the disease, according to a new study. In 2015, the most recent year...
January 4, 2018 - 9:40am
December 2, 2017
Public housing complexes to go smoke-free
ST. PAUL — Tanya Shafer smokes, but prefers to take it outside. Shafer, who lives at Colleen Loney Manor, a public-housing apartment complex in West St. Paul, said she often smells secondhand cigarette smoke coming from other units. "I don't like it," she said, shortly after...
December 2, 2017 - 8:25pm