Skip to main content
Former 'Sesame Street' writer says he thought of Bert and Ernie as a gay couple
Woman who accused Kavanaugh of sexual assault wants FBI to investigate before testifying
Arab Film Fest blames White House for blocking artists' visas
Opening statements to come Wednesday in Fargo baby-snatching trial
New round of US-China tariffs raise fears of an economic Cold War
Minnesota businesses confront opioid crisis
MDH: Check vaccination status, travelers
'We're absolutely lost': Falling prices, health issues force small southern Minn. dairy farming family to sell 55-year operation
New health clinic offers variety of specialty services in Baxter
Did safari hunter kill a co-op? Minnesota elevator manager accused of stealing $2 million
place a business brief
Thielen learned trick from Randy Moss
First ever PGA tour tourney in Dakotas starts Friday
Gophers' P.J. Fleck knows interim Maryland coach well
Vikings bring back defensive tackle Tom Johnson, sign kicker Dan Bailey
Wild's Nate Prosser always fighting for, and winning, roster spots
Athlete of the Week
Reader Opinion: God's mercy
Reader Opinion: Leaders not followers
Reader Opinion: Learn about climate change
Reader Opinion: Vote Pickar for sheriff
Sheriff's Corner: Cass County utilizes new warning notification system
Send Your Opinion
American woman pedals 184 mph, smashing record held by men for more than 100 years
Expect big sturgeon on Big Stone Lake someday
Fashion-forward feathered friend
What's Up Outdoors: Fine day of fishing on Pelican Lake
Duluth festival all about the hawks
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
A Matter of Balance: Reducing risk of falling
Fall for apples
3 things for better health - Sept. 17
American eating habits are changing faster than fast food can keep up
Science and Tech
This Was Brainerd
Netflix sets record with 23 Emmys, tying HBO for TV awards
Children's book tackles racism in age of Colin Kaepernick
Anderson Cooper accuses Donald Trump Jr. of 'tweeting lies' with old hurricane photo
'The Elephant Man' opens Brainerd Community Theatre season
GRA announces auditions for fall dinner theater
Her Voice Magazine
Special Issues and Magazines
Ralph & Bonnie Smude
Al & Marion Leonard
Nathan & Thersa Fisher
Terry L. Alholm
Shirley J. Englin
Victory "Vickie" Brogger
Philip E. Peterson
Dr. Rudd B. Thabes
KLICK! & More
Crow Wing Co. In-Custody
On the Fly: Twitter feed
September 16, 2018
Love and seasons
WATFORD CITY, N.D. — The window is open in this house tonight, letting the summer out and the cool autumn air in. It's dark before 10 p.m....
September 16, 2018 - 6:19am
August 28, 2018
Teeth-chattering cold, plentiful snow predicted in Upper Midwest this winter
People living in the Upper Midwest, including Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota, can expect teeth-chattering cold and plentiful snow amounts...
August 28, 2018 - 2:22pm
August 23, 2018
NWS says expected El Nino conditions should warm up winter a bit across region
MINOT, N.D.—So you're telling me there's a chance. The National Weather Service in Bismarck says they expect a return to El Nino conditions...
August 23, 2018 - 5:10pm
Class to cover winter salt use best practices
When snow and ice start to accumulate on Brainerd lakes area roads, parking lots and sidewalks, salt is often applied, which contains chloride,...
August 23, 2018 - 9:23am
May 4, 2018
What a difference a year makes
Taken a year ago on April 27, 2017 (left): Gull Lake beachside seating at Grand View Lodge in Nisswa accommodates viewing of wide open water...
May 4, 2018 - 3:00am
April 17, 2018
BHS releases sport participation numbers
Brainerd High School has an estimated 1,200 students participating in sports this school year. The Brainerd School Board met Monday and received...
April 17, 2018 - 10:00am
Reader opinion: Hoarfrost in March
I woke up to one of God's most beautiful creations. Just at dawn, the limbs and buds were completely covered with at least one-quarter inch of this most delicate fuzz. It came down like snowflakes, and the second it landed on my hand, it melted. As soon as the sun started peeking...
April 17, 2018 - 8:30am
April 15, 2018
Commentary: Has this winter really been that bad?
I don't think it's incorrect to say that most people in this region are tired of winter weather. We're used to winter; we're not necessarily...
April 15, 2018 - 7:20am
April 9, 2018
Tough calving season brings up considerations for change
TAPPEN, N.D. — One could be excused for thinking the central North Dakota weather on March 30 was an early April Fools' Day joke —...
April 9, 2018 - 8:38am
April 7, 2018
What's Up Outdoors: Winter is getting a little old
Unless you are an avid winter lover or someone who can't get enough ice fishing, this is getting a little old. Last year at this time I already had a few days of open water fishing, not only on the Rainy River but actually out on Lake of the Woods. But this year there is still 40-plus...
April 7, 2018 - 11:00am
April 5, 2018
'Warmer,' 'wetter,' 'extreme rainfall' trending in Minnesota: Climate change presentation at CLC raises concerns
The worst is probably still yet to come. A free presentation about climate change by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources at Central...
April 5, 2018 - 3:13pm
April 1, 2018
Dads, daughters continue decade-long tradition of winter camping
GUNFLINT TRAIL, NORTH OF GRAND MARAIS, Minn. — On a bright March afternoon, a procession of winter travelers moved across the crusted snow...
April 1, 2018 - 6:00am
March 17, 2018
Outlook calls for wetter than normal spring
Spring is nearly here. As any long winter lingers—with the snowpack slowly, but steadily melting—thoughts turn to sunny skies, open...
March 17, 2018 - 4:00am
March 9, 2018
Weather drawing - March 9
Snow Slide Weather drawing by Penelope Hartwig from Mrs. Smith's first-grade class at St. Francis of the Lakes Catholic School.
March 9, 2018 - 4:30am
March 7, 2018
Dad builds luge run for backyard fun
ALEXANDRIA, Minn.—Danny Sieve needed a way to get his three daughters out of the house and away from the screens of electronics. So he...
March 7, 2018 - 6:00am