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'I been watching you': A child killer taunted little girls with terrifying notes, police say. After 30 years, DNA led to an arrest.
Baby dies from 'lethal combination of drugs' hours after his mother breastfed him, police say
Manhattan Beach: Council hears no feedback on Northern States Power agreement
Motorcyclist injured in crash with pickup truck
Crow Wing County works to build self-healing community
Commentary: 'Tarrifying' future for U.S. soy? Don't expect Chinese protests over food costs
Nearly half of consumers avoid GMO foods, survey says
ND soybean farmer: dicamba growers 'should be responsible'
Study analyzes how Tax Cuts and Job Act impacts farm households
Deadline approaching in Minnesota for SBA Working Capital Loansdue to excessive moisture and flooding
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Stock Car Racing: Fletcher rebounds for win
Legion Baseball: Brainerd opens tournament 2-1
Amateur Baseball: Nisswa, Fort win playoff opener
Fernando Rodney works early, then flies to Miami to become U.S. citizen
Sun cruise past Lynx with balanced attack
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Reader Opinion: We need God
Commentary: The subtle deception we all face
Uncharted: Learning to fly - A zip lining experience
Commentary: Summer 'movecation' is no holiday
Wealth column: If you aren't retired, keep your hands off your HSA
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Heck Epic next in gravel road bike series
Duluth Traverse trail nearing completion
Outdoor Notes for July 15
What's Up Outdoors: Getting away from it all at Tazin Lake
Apply by Aug. 17 for Camp Ripley Archery Hunts
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
To reduce waste, try this instead of that
How to transform a bakery croissant into something marvelous
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Volcano stops student mission trip in tracks
She cut her weekly trash down so much it fits into an unbelievably small jar
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This Was Brainerd
Moondance Jam starts rocking Wednesday in Walker
He quit a State Department job to play video games. Now he's a star in NBA's 2K League.
The 'Downton Abbey' movie is happening: Here's what we know so far
LAMF to kick off season with prelude concerts July 14
Lakes Area Music Festival kicks off its Prelude Series Concerts
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July 12, 2018
Crow Wing County Board: County officials peeved about DHS comments
It was almost the last topic at the Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners meeting this week, but it was one of the first things that Chairman...
July 12, 2018 - 5:00am
June 29, 2018
Brekken kicks off county commissioner campaign with public event
Bill Brekken kicked off his campaign for county commissioner with a public event at Breezy Point City Park. "My journey has brought me to this...
June 29, 2018 - 7:00am
June 27, 2018
Crow Wing County Board: Board adopts SWCD watercourses
The Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners adopted the Crow Wing County Soil and Water Conservation District's summary of watercourses to include...
June 27, 2018 - 8:00am
June 25, 2018
Crow Wing County Board: Out-of-home placements for children costly, on the rise
It's a growing problem with seemingly no end in sight. Out-of-home placements of children by social services or by corrections is on the rise...
June 25, 2018 - 12:31am
June 19, 2018
State awards WeARE family planning grant
WeARE Advocates for Reproductive Education was awarded a grant from the state of Minnesota Family Planning Special Projects program this month. Commitment for funding is for four and a half years, with an award of $107,000 per year. WeARE-The Clinic is located in Brainerd and provides...
June 19, 2018 - 4:47pm
June 13, 2018
Crow Wing County Board: Mental health focus of lobbying efforts
The Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners received an update at the board's meeting on a host of issues from the executive director of the...
June 13, 2018 - 10:00am
June 6, 2018
Crow Wing sheriff's race heads to primary
Most who filed by the deadline to be a candidate for an elected office in Crow Wing County will have to wait until the November general election...
June 6, 2018 - 4:00am
June 5, 2018
Crow Wing County Board: Incumbent drops out, 2 candidates file for open seat
Baxter City Council Member Steve Barrows and former Brainerd City Council candidate Keith Johnson want to succeed Crow Wing County Commissioner...
June 5, 2018 - 8:00am
June 2, 2018
Brekken to challenge Thiede for Crow Wing County seat
Crow Wing County voters will see a familiar name on the ballot among those running to represent District 2 on the county board, but it may not...
June 2, 2018 - 6:00am
May 26, 2018
Crow Wing County Board: To regulate or not: Seasonal resident asks county for vacation rental rules
A Pelican Lake property owner wants Crow Wing County commissioners to take a harder look at regulating short-term vacation rentals. Dave Williams,...
May 26, 2018 - 6:00am
May 25, 2018
Crow Wing County Board: Vets memorial an 'eyesore,' officials say
Those wishing to pay respects this Memorial Day weekend at the All Veterans Memorial on Laurel Street may want to watch their step.
May 25, 2018 - 3:19pm
May 23, 2018
Crow Wing County Board: Thiede announces re-election bid
Crow Wing County Commissioner Paul Thiede opted to place his name on the ballot once again this November. The four-time county commissioner announced...
May 23, 2018 - 6:25pm
May 16, 2018
Reader Opinion: Standing up for youth
"A man's heart plans his way, but the Lord directs his steps." Proverbs 16:9. God bless the graduating classes of 2018, my son will be one of them. Amen. I feel a need to defend Commissioner Thiede and the comments he wanted added to the grant request for WeARE. He has nothing to...
May 16, 2018 - 8:30am
May 12, 2018
County inspection of Pequot Lakes fire tower cautious, positive
The Pequot Lakes fire tower may be on the road to restoration for public use; at least, there doesn't appear to be any structural issues that...
May 12, 2018 - 3:00am
May 10, 2018
Crow Wing County Board approves new fee for county cremations
Dying just became a little more expensive. The Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners approved at its Tuesday, May 8, meeting the consent agenda,...
May 10, 2018 - 4:00am