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Protesters gather for a second women's march in nation's capital
Boyfriend accused of killing Minn. girlfriend, burning her body in New Orleans
Reports surfacing of central Minn. lake travelers going through ice again
Congress returns to work Saturday as lawmakers press to keep shutdown short-lived
5 lessons from lottery winners on how to manage a financial windfall
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Why events specifically targeted to women in agriculture need to continue
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Outdoor Notes for Jan. 20
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Outdoor Notes for Jan. 20
What's Up Outdoors: Experiencing what Lake of the Woods has to offer
DNR to reduce walleye fingerling stocking
New fishing regulations spark talk about new walleye, panfish and catfish limits
A unique contraption for the ice angler
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
How to care for amaryllis after flowering
'Minneapolis Miracle' speaks hope in despair
Long-lived houseplants often become heirlooms
Caregiver health must be considered, too
A story of two Vikings: NFL, norsemen come to life
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This Was Brainerd
Def Leppard, Journey coming to Sioux Falls, Minneapolis, Fargo
Practical fashion: How to brave the cold and look good doing it
Minnesota Orchestra sets its sights on Africa
Entertainment Briefs - Jan. 18
A Blend of Exotic and Familiar: Ragamala Dance Company presents 'Sacred Earth'
Her Voice Magazine
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Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Jim & Sharon Squires
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Edna Jane (Borden) Stenglein
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DeLores E. Arrigoni
Patrick J. Paumen
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January 13, 2018
Baxter octogenarian proves age is just a number
BAXTER—George Moore turned personal tragedy into triumph by using his heart-wrenching experience as his late wife's caregiver to establish...
January 13, 2018 - 8:00am
January 12, 2018
Coming Sunday: Baxter octogenarian honored for volunteer work
Why is this Baxter resident smiling? Most seniors would be, too, if they were recognized for the good they do. Find out what exactly he has done...
January 12, 2018 - 11:30am
Pillager fire chief leaves behind leadership and pride in department
PILLAGER—Pillager Area Fire and Rescue has been a huge part of Randy Lee's life for more than four decades. Lee, 63, retired as fire chief...
January 12, 2018 - 7:00am
January 9, 2018
Dribbling with donkeys
Teams from the Pine River Fire Department, Backus Fire Department, Scamp Trailers and Backus Locker compete Sunday during the Dairyland Donkey...
January 9, 2018 - 8:00am
January 5, 2018
Retired DNR forester receives award
Retired forester Dean Makey received the Education and Training Award from the Minnesota Forest Resources Partnership. The award recognizes an individual's service and leadership to the forestry community and to advancing the mission of the MFRP to implement, coordinate and educate...
January 5, 2018 - 9:30am
The day the music died: School of Rock founder succumbs to cancer
In the infancy of a new year, the life of a Brainerd man revered for his dedication to music and the arts came to an end. Mark Munson died Thursday...
January 5, 2018 - 6:00am
January 3, 2018
2018 New Year's baby is actually New Year's babies
Two adorable twin brothers entered the world about 9:15 p.m. New Year's Day, becoming the first babies born in Crow Wing County in 2018. Rhys...
January 3, 2018 - 7:00am
December 31, 2017
Maker of wood clocks carves out a niche in time - Time-consuming hobby part art, part craftsmanship
IRONTON—Bill and Vonda Bongs always know what time it is when they are at home and with New Year's Day mere hours away. They are literally...
December 31, 2017 - 4:00am
December 25, 2017
Smiles from Santa: Seniors receive a Christmas surprise
A chorus of knocks and doorbells across the Brainerd lakes area Tuesday announced the arrival of some unexpected company and Christmas cheer....
December 25, 2017 - 7:00am
December 21, 2017
Matthies leaves a legacy of art in Brainerd community
Evelyn Matthies—a well-known painter and college instructor who taught thousands of students over her teaching career—died Tuesday...
December 21, 2017 - 5:00am
December 20, 2017
A man went looking for his birth family and found out his brother was a classmate
A Kennesaw, Ga. man went looking for a family he’d never met and ended up finding someone he could have lent a pencil. Kieron Graham, grew...
December 20, 2017 - 2:42pm
Siblings deck out Volkswagen van for the holidays
Perched on a hill near Ridge Drive in the Buffalo Hills neighborhood in Brainerd, a vintage 1971 Volkswagen Campmobile van is a beacon to motorists...
December 20, 2017 - 12:05pm
December 13, 2017
Little Falls resident with 'heart of gold' wins $1 million
ROSEVILLE—A Little Falls resident came forward to claim a $1 million Powerball prize. "I always said, 'Someday I'm going to win,' and I...
December 13, 2017 - 3:00am
December 12, 2017
Robinson receives Patriot Award at NJPA
STAPLES—The National Joint Powers Alliance Thursday awarded procurement manager Chris Robinson the Patriot Award for his "extraordinary...
December 12, 2017 - 10:53am
November 23, 2017
Kisses from Zippy: A dog's love changes boy's life
MERRIFIELD—Seven-year-old Joshua Pence doesn't speak much, but the look of contentment on his face when snuggling with Zippy the golden...
November 23, 2017 - 7:00am