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Mark Miller, 68, of Aitkin, delivers meals on Wednesday, Sept. 19, as an American Red Cross volunteer helping out victims of Hurricane Florence. Submitted photo
Local volunteer helps with Hurricane Florence
15 hours 21 min ago
September 3, 2018
Baseball-sized hail fell in Aitkin, as photographed here by Christina Harmon of Aitkin. Submitted photo
Weekend storms bring power outages, damaged houses across lakes area
September 3, 2018 - 5:00am
July 6, 2018
Residents in Breezy Point, Baxter and throughout the Brainerd lakes area were subject to power outages on July 4/5. Photo illustration / Samuel King Jr.
Power outages plague lakes area during Independence Day celebrations
July 6, 2018 - 4:00am
September 22, 2017
Signs remain Friday morning on the southbound lane of Highway 371 South in Baxter after heavy rain overnight flooded the roadway for a time. Steve Kohls/ Brainerd Dispatch
Double trouble: Autumn storms bring heavy rains and winds
September 22, 2017 - 9:41pm
July 18, 2017
These ominous black clouds in the sky near East Gull Lake prior to Monday's severe weather prompted Alyssa Kolas to take this great weather photo she shared with BrainerdDispatch.com
Powerful storms damage trees, power lines
July 18, 2017 - 11:07am
July 17, 2017
Clouds made their way over Leech Lake in Walker during the thunderstorm Monday night. Thousands of residents in the Brainerd lakes area lost power from the storm.
Photo by Jerry Eklund
Storm packs punch in short time in lakes area
July 17, 2017 - 9:44pm
March 9, 2017
A pair of Minnesota Department of Transportation plow trucks keep the roadway clear of ice and snow Wednesday on Highway 371 near Hole-in-the-Day Bay in Nisswa. A portion of the highway was closed by MnDOT early Wednesday morning because of dangerous conditions near Gull Lake. Steve Kohls/Brainerd Dispatch
Weather: Whipping winter winds create whiteouts
March 9, 2017 - 8:37am
December 26, 2016
Crow Wing Power linemen Todd Triechler (left) and Justin Wilson work on replacing a pole that was snapped off by the high winds on Knollwood Drive South in Baxter Monday. Crews worked through the night to restore power.  Steve Kohls/ Brainerd Dispatch
Ice takes out power for thousands on Christmas
December 26, 2016 - 6:30pm
November 18, 2016
Crow Wing Power Outage Map: This map is displaying the current outages in our (Crow Wing Power) service area. The black and grey area represents our service area, and the colored squares and polygons represent outages that are occurring right now. We (Crow Wing Power) are working to resolve all outages as quickly and effectively as possible. Please call 218-829-2827 to report an outage. Screen grab of CW Power outage map at 5:15 p.m. Friday.
Update: Power to remain out for thousands overnight
November 18, 2016 - 10:31pm
With white-out condition on Excelsior Road in Baxter Friday, a motorist sweeps the snow off his vehicle. Steve Kohls/ Brainerd Dispatch
Epic blizzard Argos blasts lakes area
November 18, 2016 - 9:39pm
July 21, 2016
This power pole in the city of Backus was snapped off halfway up when a large spruce tree was uprooted by the wet soil and high winds. BrainerdDispatch.com/Denton Newman Jr.
UPDATED: Widespread power outages as severe storm cuts through northern Minnesota
July 21, 2016 - 12:01pm
June 1, 2016
Carbon monoxide remains a concern in summer
June 1, 2016 - 9:31pm
June 19, 2015
Thousands lose power when naked woman crashes into Seattle-area utility pole
June 19, 2015 - 2:02pm
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