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PIne River-Backus School Board: Cell phones pose tricky question in student handbook
Public comment sought on future of Gull Lake Dam Road
Theft of mother's tombstone worsens split as family enters court battle in western Minnesota
300 of more than 2,500 migrant children reunited as scramble underway to meet judge's deadline
Tech leaders say killer robots would be 'dangerously destabilizing' force in the world
Summit's new Soul: Minnesota brewer taps ND roots for new flavor
Amazon Prime Day shopping topped $4 billion, analyst estimates
Pine River State Bank marks milestone - More than 500 attend celebration
Minnesota counties to get grants for family home visits
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Legion Baseball: Brainerd rallies for win over Little Falls
NFL halts national anthem policy after talks with players union
Five things Twins must do to contend in second half
Twins fans should tip their caps to Dozier while they have a chance
Amateur Baseball: Victory League standings
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Ruffed, sharp-tailed grouse counts down
Heck Epic next in gravel road bike series
Duluth Traverse trail nearing completion
Outdoor Notes for July 15
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Beyond Boone's: Sommelier helps broaden wine horizons
Alcohol-related liver deaths have increased sharply
When it comes to politics, people are mad online like never before
A Virgin Mary statue has been 'weeping' olive oil. Church leaders can't explain it.
Cheery cherries: Galettes put in-season fruit into delicious individual pies
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BHS to present '12 Angry Jurors'
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Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
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July 17, 2018
Pequot Lakes: August will bring street dance, National Night Out
The Pequot Lakes Fire Department will host another street dance with the Wylde Ryce Band on Saturday, Aug. 4, and the police department again...
July 17, 2018 - 8:00am
July 15, 2018
Pequot Lakes: Malecha returns to her first business location - opens Timeless Appeal in former grocery store spot
From groceries to crafts and antiques, Pequot Lakes resident Cathy Malecha has seen several different sides of the retail business. After taking...
July 15, 2018 - 6:00am
July 13, 2018
Stars & Stripes winners listed
Following are Pequot Lakes Stars & Stripes Days winners from various events held Wednesday, July 4: • Stars & Stripes Parade winners: The Babinski...
July 13, 2018 - 8:00am
Fourth celebrations included music, parades, fireworks and more
Area communities celebrated the Fourth of July with music, parades, fireworks and other events last week, with Life in Minnesota naming Pequot...
July 13, 2018 - 6:00am
July 12, 2018
80 years of beans from a hole: Pequot Lakes celebrates Bean Hole Days
People gather at Trailside Park Wednesday, July 11, during Bean Hole Days in Pequot Lakes. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery and Video—for...
July 12, 2018 - 9:00am
Author to appear in Pequot during Bean Hole Days
PEQUOT LAKES—Shirley Greves, who writes under the pen name Rosemary Vaughn, will sign copies of her book "Love on the Misty Isles" beginning...
July 12, 2018 - 8:16am
Pequot Lakes: City looking at estimated $3.5 million bond
Two residents spoke in favor of the city's plans to expand Trailside Park, two people continued to ask questions about the proposal and its associated...
July 12, 2018 - 4:00am
July 11, 2018
Hilstrom shores up bid for AG's office
Debra Hilstrom helped craft some of Minnesota's laws as a member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. She now hopes to be elected the state's...
July 11, 2018 - 12:00pm
Our Lady of the Lakes Parish to hold capital fund drive
Our Lady of the Lakes Parish (with Catholic churches in Pequot Lakes, Pine River and Nisswa) announces its capital fund drive. The "One Faith...
July 11, 2018 - 5:00am
July 8, 2018
Faces: From children's theater to center stage, Pequot Lakes actress leads upcoming 'Bus Stop' play
The stage has always called Brianna Engels' name. "I think I was probably destined to be a performer in some way," the community theater actress...
July 8, 2018 - 5:00am
July 7, 2018
Bean Hole Days to kick off with community picnic
Pequot Lakes will kick off Bean Hole Days with a community picnic Tuesday, July 10, at Trailside Park, where the Business, Citizen and Volunteers...
July 7, 2018 - 5:00am
July 6, 2018
Danecdotes: Pierzinski prepares for next step
Reid Pierzinski finished his high school track career on the highest of notes, and now he is looking to start a whole new chapter. The recent...
July 6, 2018 - 7:00am
Oscar Mayer Wienermobile to stop in Pequot Lakes, Brainerd, Crosby and Aitkin
The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile, an iconic piece of American pop culture since 1936, will be at Pequot Lakes Supervalu from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday,...
July 6, 2018 - 3:00am
July 5, 2018
Bird City - Lakes area cities discuss joining Audubon bird program
With an abundance of lakes, rivers and forests, it's no wonder that efforts are in the works to promote wildlife-watching in communities along...
July 5, 2018 - 5:00am
July 3, 2018
Storms in forecast for Fourth
When it comes to Fourth of July celebrations this year, it's boom or bust for the Brainerd lakes area. Throughout Wednesday, July 4, scores of...
July 3, 2018 - 7:40pm