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Bill Cosby sentenced to 3 to 10 years in state prison
Minnesota woman pleads guilty in rare North Dakota double voting case
Minnesota man charged with second-degree murder after allegedly shooting, burying body of roommate in large pit
A teacher forced her student into sex - and docked his grade after he refused, suit says
Trump attacks second Kavanaugh accuser, saying she 'has nothing' and was 'totally inebriated'
Arby's, Buffalo Wild Wings parent to buy Sonic for $2.3 billion
Instagram co-founders resign in latest Facebook shake-up
Grain companies seek extra storage as trade war continues
Balancing the variables of farming and ranching
Commentary: Stranded on I-94 with a load of cows
place a business brief
High School Athletics: Wadena-Deer Creek to induct first Hall of Fame class
Over-50 Baseball: Ihne pitches no-hitter for Fridley Twins
Area Golf News: McEnroe tops first flight in Whitefish women's league
College Volleyball: Raiders Wallevand, Tihlarik players of week
Struggling for weeks, 'explosive' Griffen was asked to stay away from Vikings
Athlete of the Week
Reader Opinion: Pickar will give 100 percent
Reader Opinion: A bright new day
Reader Opinion: The Warrior Way?
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ISD 181 Viewpoint - Homecoming 2018 - A Community Celebration for All
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Baiting Up With Baby
DNR confirms Zebra mussels found in Big Pine Lake in Aitkin County
Partners team up for local fish passage project funding
'Fish Addictions TV' host adds touring walleye pro to his resume
Historic duck camp tradition lives on: Conservation easements will keep shoreline undeveloped to protect wild rice.
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
That's amore: Sarah's Pasta e Fagioli, a beloved Italian soup, is perfect for fall
Coming Wednesday: Substance abuse is addictive
Minnesota History Center's international partnership leads to app for people with dementia
Water is a health 'food' not to be overlooked
Filmmaker Ken Burns makes Mayo Clinic documentary
Science and Tech
This Was Brainerd
Lakes Jam announces more main stage artists
CLC Performing Arts rolls out 2018-19 season
Feeling proud from the top down: Project Naptural promotes embracing the beauty of black hair
Minnesota artists bringing back Yellowstone Trail markers
Back to the drawing board: Columnist Swift rediscovers love for art after career in writing
Her Voice Magazine
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On the Fly: Twitter feed
September 1, 2018
Progress: Flexibility a key in employee retention
Employees are in short supply and that's not going to change anytime soon, forcing employers to be more flexible in order to keep workers and...
September 1, 2018 - 7:00pm
Progress: Destination Downtown Business Challenge continues to spark interest, entrepreneurs
There were those who wondered if a second $50,000 prize to get a startup or a business expansion off the ground amounted to the idea that lightning...
September 1, 2018 - 11:00am
Progress: Lakes area economy is red hot - Construction points to confidence, investment in future
Small and mid-size business owners in retail and service industries and manufacturers in the lakes area agree the economy is cooking. While motorists...
September 1, 2018 - 3:00am
August 27, 2018
CLC, Minnesota State lead workforce development roundtable
The Brainerd lakes area workforce is thriving, but employers are still facing unmet workforce needs. That's why Central Lakes College and Minnesota...
August 27, 2018 - 9:00am
June 29, 2018
Sustaining Brainerd's buzz: 2nd Destination Downtown Business Challenge to begin
Another prize is up for grabs for a new business to come into downtown Brainerd. A second Destination Downtown Business Challenge was announced...
June 29, 2018 - 4:00am
June 16, 2018
Brainerd launches second contest to attract businesses to its downtown
More than two dozen Brainerd Lakes Area businesses and organizations will launch another $50,000 contest to attract businesses to downtown Brainerd....
June 16, 2018 - 8:00am
June 15, 2018
Crosslake: National Loon Center deemed feasible. Questions raised, answered about project's scope
"Yes." That short, three-letter word garnered cheering and applause from those gathered Friday, June 8, at Manhattan Beach Lodge. That's the...
June 15, 2018 - 5:00am
June 1, 2018
Community leaders share personal, painful stories
BAXTER—They came from all walks of life—a business leader, a health care professional, an educator and a student—but they shared...
June 1, 2018 - 4:00am
May 16, 2018
Community leaders to share their mental health journeys on May 31
The community is invited to an intimate discussion as community leaders Hara Charlier, president of Central Lakes College; Matt Kilian, president of the Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce; and Adam Rees, president of Essentia Health-Central; along with Brainerd High School student...
May 16, 2018 - 1:00pm
May 12, 2018
'Let's Make it OK' to host mental health discussion
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. In Crow Wing County, over 1 in 4, or 28.2 percent, of residents have been diagnosed with a mental illness. Yet stigma continues, preventing people from sharing their struggles, and from reaching out for help.
May 12, 2018 - 11:30am
May 6, 2018
A presidential visit: U of M head speaks in Brainerd lakes
EAST GULL LAKE—University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler wants outstate residents to know the state's largest institution of higher...
May 6, 2018 - 9:00am
April 8, 2018
Reader Opinion: Chamber supports referendum
The Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce encourages our 950+ members, as well as the entire community, to vote yes in Tuesday's school referendum. There are three primary reasons for our support: • The school district took a business approach to determining its facility needs.
April 8, 2018 - 10:30am
March 24, 2018
'Eggs & Issues' legislative forum over, easy
In lieu of a magic crystal ball, Brainerd lakes area businesses hoped to get a glimpse into the future by asking area legislators to be prognosticators...
March 24, 2018 - 4:00am
February 27, 2018
Community activists gather for city revitalization event
For the community activists packed into the Northern Pacific Center's Luminary Fern, Monday's River to Rail event served as a moment to regroup...
February 27, 2018 - 11:00am
February 20, 2018
Reader Opinion: Brainerd has arrived
I wanted to say thank you to the entire community for its amazing support of the Small Business Revolution contest. For those who may not be aware, the contest is a vehicle to revitalize Main Street America by transforming one town's small businesses as part of a national video series....
February 20, 2018 - 9:30am