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Montana Gov. Steve Bullock, considering 2020 White House bid, now says he supports assault weapons ban
Trump speechwriter fired amid scrutiny of appearance with white nationalists
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Whalen rallies Lynx to win in her final regular-season game
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Snedeker holds on for second Wyndham title
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DNR invites public to attend deer open houses
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
A rare genetic aversion to sweets could be key to fighting obesity
Public canneries help food lovers save the season. So why are they disappearing?
'Fat-burning' foods and other scientific-sounding nutritional trickery
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Composer writes music to calm stressed-out shelter dogs
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July 21, 2018
DFL House candidates to debate in Brainerd
The five DFL candidates running for the 8th District U.S. House seat will debate from 7-9 p.m. Monday, July 23, in the Chalberg Theatre on Central Lakes College's Brainerd campus. The candidates are: • Kirsten Kennedy, mayor of North Branch. • Michelle Lee, former Duluth television...
July 21, 2018 - 5:30am
June 13, 2018
Texas man wins Think-Off
NEW YORK MILLS—Anthony Berryhill of Austin, Texas, won the 2018 Great American Think-Off Saturday, June 9, at the Cultural Center in New York Mills. During the debate, four finalists argued their side of the question, "Which plays a larger role in shaping one's life: success...
June 13, 2018 - 2:30pm
May 8, 2018
Fine arts banquet honors students and their art
Brainerd High School seniors had their moment in the spotlight Monday, May 7, recognized for their fine arts achievements. BHS hosted its annual...
May 8, 2018 - 6:00am
Fine Arts Student of the Week: Junior thrives on debate team
Maddie Schuld Grade: Junior Age: 16. Art focus: Brainerd High School debate. Adviser nomination: "Maddie is one of the most dependable, helpful...
January 8, 2018 - 6:00am
July 6, 2017
Chelsea Handler and Tomi Lahren will face off in a live debate at Politicon
In what will surely be a highlight of this month's Politicon - the bipartisan convention known as the "Comic-Con for politics" - comedian and...
July 6, 2017 - 1:14pm
May 3, 2017
Students receive fine arts awards
Brainerd High School fine arts advisers Monday awarded the following students awards during the annual Fine Arts Celebration Reception in the cafeteria: • Brainonian: Chloe Hollen, Marianna McGraw, Emily Nelson, Olivia Wiskow and Alex Toensing. • Fifth Street Journal: Julia Renn...
May 3, 2017 - 3:50am
May 2, 2017
Fine Arts reception recognizes BHS seniors
From singing to performing to acting to debating to creating a masterpiece—the arts are plentiful at Brainerd High School. BHS held its...
May 2, 2017 - 8:00am
January 29, 2017
Fine Arts Student of the Week: Mock trial is a natural fit for BHS senior
Luke Norquist Grade: Senior Age: 18. Art focus: Brainerd High School mock trial. Adviser nomination: "Luke is the lead lawyer of four lawyers...
January 29, 2017 - 10:52pm
January 12, 2017
The state of debate: BHS debaters prepare for state, nationals
Six Brainerd High School debaters hope to make a strong showing at the 2017 Minnesota State High School League state debate tournament this weekend...
January 12, 2017 - 12:29am
October 15, 2016
Ruud and Stenglein state their case in debate
From healthcare and renewable energy to which presidential candidate they support—incumbent Sen. Carrie Ruud R-Breezy Point and her DFL challenger Tiffany Stenglein of northeast Brainerd Friday stated their views on various issues in a televised debate at Lakeland Public Television...
October 15, 2016 - 12:22am
October 14, 2016
Poston, Litts meet in amiable televised debate
Discovery Woods Montessori Director Meg Litts and Lake Shore Mayor John Poston met again Thursday for a mostly congenial debate. Unlike previous...
October 14, 2016 - 8:13pm
October 12, 2016
Election opponents Ruud, Stenglein agree on multiple issues during forum
Republican incumbent Carrie Ruud of Breezy Point and DFL challenger Tiffany Stenglein agreed on legislator pay and a proposed gas tax during...
October 12, 2016 - 9:27am
July 1, 2016
BHS debaters square off at nationals
Five Brainerd High School students had a strong showing when they competed in the National Speech and Debate Association's tournament June 12-17 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Juniors Kyle Hensel, Patrick Meyer, Camryn Schmidt and Danny Stokes were joined by freshman Maddie Schuld. The...
July 1, 2016 - 6:45pm
December 12, 2015
3 BHS debaters punch ticket to nationals
A trio of Brainerd High School students is making a return trip to the National Speech and Debate Association's national tournament next June...
December 12, 2015 - 9:33am
June 23, 2015
BHS debate team participates at nationals
Local debaters didn't let the bright lights of a national competition intimidate them last week. Five members of the Brainerd High School debate team, led by coach Dave Pritschet, attended the National Speech and Debate Association's national tournament last week in Dallas. Pritschet...
June 23, 2015 - 7:49pm