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Sinema wins in Arizona as Democrats capture a longtime GOP Senate seat
Sheriff: Apparent stray bullet kills former northwest Minn. police chief on forest hunting trail
Jump into cold river cools off Minnesota shoplifting suspect for police
Two teens critically injured in alcohol-related crash in central Minnesota
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
Chad Schwendeman Takes Top International Honors
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Late TD pass gives Giants win over 49ers
Balanced attack lifts Gophers over Utah
Towns, Teague carry Timberwolves over Nets
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Gophers part ways with top-rated defensive end recruit
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Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame inducts Matt Straw
Manvel, N.D., couple brings baby along for the hunt
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Outdoor Traditions Magazine
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Seasonal depression, 'winter blues' and SAD
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Overwhelmed caregiver accounts for insufficient family updates
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This Was Brainerd
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Stan Lee, creator of superheroes, dies at 95
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September 21, 2017
Baseball: St. Mathias Harvest sweeps Bullheads
The St. Mathias Harvest over 50 baseball team won a doubleheader Saturday against the St. Peter Bullheads. In the first game, three Harvest hurlers combined for a 1-hit shutout as the Harvest beat the Bullheads 5-0. The Harvest won the nightcap 4-0. Leading hitter for St. Mathias...
September 21, 2017 - 11:30am
November 22, 2016
U.S. Soccer: Arena named head coach of men's national team
Nov 22 (Reuters) - Bruce Arena has been named as Juergen Klinsmann's replacement to coach the U.S. men's national team, U.S. Soccer said on Tuesday. The 65-year-old American previously coached the men's team from 1998-2006, a stint that included a remarkable run to the quarter-finals...
November 22, 2016 - 12:28pm
September 16, 2016
Junior Hockey: Former Warrior Stout to play for Steinbach Pistons
Former Brainerd Warrior Eric Stout will play for the Steinbach Pistons of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League this season. In his senior season...
September 16, 2016 - 9:52am
March 22, 2016
Junior Hockey: Twin City Steel ends North Stars' season
WHITE BEAR LAKE—Christian Lenzmeier and Reise Kieffer scored for Breezy Point in the North Stars' 6-2 loss to the Twin City Steel in Game Three of their North American3 Hockey League playoff series Sunday. Assists went to Austin Langworthy, Jake Tomkowiak, Josh Laven and Ryan...
March 22, 2016 - 9:39am
November 14, 2015
Baseball: Former Warrior flourishes as closer in first minor league season
When a 6-foot-5, 195-pound pitcher lights up 97 mph on the radar gun, major league scouts have a tendency to sit up in their seats. Such was...
November 14, 2015 - 5:20pm
November 10, 2015
Mixed Martial Arts: Hummel loses pro debut
Pequot Lakes High School graduate Marc "The Pummel" Hummel lost his mixed martial arts pro debut against Logan Storley during Resurrection Fighting Alliance 32 Nov. 6 at Mystic Lake Casino in Prior Lake. Storley defeated Hummel 3 minutes, 17 seconds into the first round via technical...
November 10, 2015 - 10:56pm
August 31, 2014
Baseball: Jendro's heroics propel Sobieski into semifinals
BELLE PLAINE — At the Class C state baseball tournament, the word "hero" might just be spelled "T-Y-L-E-R J-E-N-D-R-O." The gritty right-hander picked up his fourth tournament win in relief of starter Kyle Peterschick and drove in the ultimate winning run with an 11th-inning...
August 31, 2014 - 11:55pm
June 22, 2014
Baseball: Lightning move into tie for North Division lead
PIERZ – The Nisswa Lightning moved into a North Division tie for first with Fort Ripley after defeating the Rebels 12-5 on Saturday and holding off the Pierz Bulldogs 3-2 on Sunday. No additional information was available on Sunday's game. Lastrup Lakers 4, Buckman...
June 22, 2014 - 10:38pm
Flanagan pitches Bees past Springers
Burrell Flanagan pitched a complete as the Brainerd Bees defeated the Cold Spring Springers 6-1 in Lakewood League action Sunday at Adamson Field. Flanagan allowed eight hits and just one earned run. He struck out one and walked one. Tim Martin was 2-for-2 with a walk and sacrifice...
June 22, 2014 - 7:04pm
June 18, 2014
Legion Baseball: DeChaine helps himself out, Lightning win two
PROCTOR - Nate DeChaine fanned 10 over a seven inning shutout win for Nisswa as they routed Hermantown 6-0 during the nightcap of their double header on Tuesday. DeChaine added a double in the win. Taylor Streiff went 2-3 with a double and three RBIs for the Lightning as they...
June 18, 2014 - 10:51pm
June 15, 2014
Victory League: Lakers sink Riverdogs
ROYALTON — Nathan Janson went 3-5 with a double and Paul Herman added three singles as the Lastrup Lakers sank the winless Royalton Riverdogs 10-2 in an East Division game Sunday afternoon. Chad Weiss picked up the win for the Lakers and Matt Gottwalt was tagged with...
June 15, 2014 - 9:28pm
June 8, 2014
Bees get stung
Tim Martin, Kyle Crocker and Blake Eller each collected two hits, but the Brainerd Bees suffered their first loss of the season to Sauk Rapids 8-5 Saturday. Burrell Flanagan allowed six runs, five earned, on seven hit and two walks over five innings. He struck out three. Blake...
June 8, 2014 - 10:45pm
February 23, 2014
Junior Hockey: Steel edge North Stars
VADNAIS HEIGHTS — Blair Seitz and Benji Smieja each netted goals for Breezy Point as the North Stars fell to the Twin City Steel 3-2 in Saturday’s North American 3 Hockey League game. Joe Laskero and Chris Hjorth added assists for the Stars while Joey Bergquist kicked away 27...
February 23, 2014 - 11:27pm
February 9, 2014
Junior Hockey: Blizzard outscores North Stars
BREEZY POINT — Crosby Steen, Blake Neumann and Chris Hjorth each scored for Breezy Point as the North Stars fell to the Alexandria Blizzard 5-3 in Saturday’s North American3 League game. Benji Smieja, Neumann, Steen, Bo Borowski, Blair Seitz and Joe Laskero added assists for...
February 9, 2014 - 10:03pm
February 2, 2014
Hockey: Aces skate past Lightning
MINNEAPOLIS — Nick Reed and Jake Hyytinen each knocked in a goal as the Northern Lakes Lightning fell to the Achiever Academy Aces 7-2 Saturday. It was the eighth straight loss for the Lightning and fifth straight win for the Aces. Josh Maucieri contributed an assist goalie Mitch...
February 2, 2014 - 9:24pm