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Paradise has burned to the ground, and officials now try to pick up the pieces
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
Thibodeau says he got 'best' deal for Butler
Gophers part ways with top-rated defensive end recruit
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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
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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
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
Overwhelmed caregiver accounts for insufficient family updates
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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
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Essentia Health - St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Dan & Shirley Barto
Carol Jean (Erickson) Kalmbacher
Kimberly Ann Nordby
Brett Robert Halverson
Marjorie Emily Reinking
Rockne D. Anderson
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UPDATE: NHRA honors BIR owner Jed Copham's memory - Dead at 46, Copham was innovator at race track, association president says
November 12, 2018
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...
21 hours 12 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
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 17, 2018
Minnesota Power offers cold weather protection against service disconnection
Minnesota Power reminded its residential customers who may have difficulty paying their energy bills in winter that help is available. The Minnesota Cold Weather Rule will protect eligible customers from service disconnection during the winter as long as they take steps to ensure...
October 17, 2018 - 4:30am
September 28, 2018
No need to let go of potted plants this winter
What's your reaction to fall's first frost? Do the neighbors question whether all the white sheets in your yard are Halloween decorations or...
September 28, 2018 - 10:00am
September 25, 2018
'Unsustainable, unfulfilled and unfunded': City of Duluth may stop taking requests to clear snowy sidewalks
DULUTH — If a municipal plow pushes snow onto the freshly shoveled sidewalk of your Duluth home, it's the city's responsibility clear it...
September 25, 2018 - 9:45pm
September 22, 2018
Should perennials be cut back in fall? It depends.
FARGO — What's the first thought that comes to mind if someone mentions cutting back? Fewer trips through the buffet line? Less snacking...
September 22, 2018 - 8:38am
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