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Cass Lake man gets prison sentence in death of 25-year-old woman
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Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame inducts Matt Straw
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Outdoor Traditions Magazine
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Seasonal depression, 'winter blues' and SAD
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This Was Brainerd
Lakes Jam announces more acts: Collective Soul, Jackie Lee to name a few
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
Her Voice Magazine
Special Issues and Magazines
Essentia Health - St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
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Dan & Shirley Barto
Matthew L. Sell
Brett R. Halverson
Rockne D. Anderson
Edward Shetka, Jr.
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November 1, 2018
South 6th Street open for business
"This is a momentous occasion." These were the words from a brightly dressed Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce president on a chilly Halloween...
November 1, 2018 - 5:00am
Crow Wing County, Brainerd and Jenkins receive $1.4M from MnDOT
Crow Wing County and the cities of Brainerd and Jenkins were recently selected to receive $1.4 million dollars through the Minnesota Department of Transportation's Local Road Improvement Program. The local agencies are among 52 locations around the state chosen through a competitive...
November 1, 2018 - 4:30am
October 26, 2018
Segment of South 6th likely to open this weekend
Minor glitches with the railroad signals mean South Sixth Street won't be fully open quite as soon as hoped. With the original completion date...
October 26, 2018 - 11:00am
October 25, 2018
Baxter Drive reopens
BAXTER—Road work on Baxter Drive is completed and the road was reopened to traffic Thursday, Oct. 25. Contact Chuck Rickart at 612-360-1283 or Chris Sonmor at 320-241-9439 with any questions.
October 25, 2018 - 3:57pm
October 18, 2018
Portion of Willow Street to close Friday
Beginning Friday, Oct. 19, local contractors will repair the water service for St. Andrew's Church, at 1108 Willow St. in Brainerd, between 11th and 13th streets southeast. That portion of the street will be closed to through traffic. Local traffic will be allowed access into the...
October 18, 2018 - 3:45pm
Proposed road project spawns objections in Buffalo Hills community
Emotions ran high in the Buffalo Hills Lane community Tuesday night, Oct. 16. Residents gathered at Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Church...
October 18, 2018 - 10:00am
October 17, 2018
Highway 371 Backus to Hackensack detour ending
Motorists who travel between Hackensack and Backus will now find the most direct route between the two cities open. Crews removed the detour,...
October 17, 2018 - 10:00am
October 5, 2018
End is near for South Sixth Street project
The city of Brainerd is in the home stretch of its South Sixth Street reconstruction project. Work on Highway 371B/South Sixth Street between...
October 5, 2018 - 11:00am
September 17, 2018
Backus: Airport dominates council discussion
City council members' eyebrows were raised while discussing the Backus Municipal Airport and various projects Monday, Sept. 10, because of additional...
September 17, 2018 - 6:00am
August 31, 2018
Watch for increased traffic near South 6th Street as school begins
Motorists traveling near the Business Highway 371/South Sixth Street reconstruction project in Brainerd should watch for buses, additional vehicles...
August 31, 2018 - 10:00am
August 24, 2018
MnDOT invites public to open house in Highway 371 construction
HACKENSACK—Hackensack and Backus area residents, businesses and motorists are invited to attend an open house to learn about a major construction project on Highway 371 between Backus and Hackensack. The project requires a detour beginning Sept. 4. The public open house will...
August 24, 2018 - 9:30am
August 16, 2018
Refinery explosion roils northern Minnesota's asphalt supply
ANGORA, Minn. — Dave Clement used to expect a daily delivery of two truckloads of asphalt binder from the Husky Energy refinery in Superior,...
August 16, 2018 - 7:41pm
August 8, 2018
Reader Opinion: Gridlock
Congrats to the planners in Brainerd, Baxter, Crow Wing County and the Minnesota Department of Transportation. You have scheduled road work on almost every major road in the area and we officially have total gridlock. You even closed down a road that was shut down all of last summer....
August 8, 2018 - 2:30am
July 25, 2018
Construction to start Monday on Excelsior Road-Cypress Drive intersection
A six-week closure will begin at 6 a.m. Monday, July 30, on the portion of the Cypress Drive improvement project affecting Excelsior Road. Landwehr...
July 25, 2018 - 7:00am
July 18, 2018
Highway 210 near McGregor reduced to single lane July 30
Motorists who travel Highway 210 west of McGregor will encounter construction crews, heavy equipment and delays during daytime hours starting...
July 18, 2018 - 2:00pm