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Projectiles cause damage at 2 locations, breaking window: Authorities seek suspect
Report: Officers respond to shooting in small northwest Minnesota town
Woman describes alleged rape by Hamline University student in St. Paul
992 of Minnesota’s newest citizens take Oath of Allegiance
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Defending Stanley Cup champs hand Wild first home loss
New Timberwolves view trade as an 'opportunity'
UND basketball faces No. 10 Kentucky in iconic Rupp Arena
College men’s hockey: This year’s Pioneers wouldn’t mind mimicking last year’s Bulldogs
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Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame inducts Matt Straw
Manvel, N.D., couple brings baby along for the hunt
WATCH: Female hunters are on the rise in Minnesota, North Dakota
Minnesota opening weekend deer harvest down from last year
Experienced outdoorsman selected to lead outdoor coverage for Forum Communications
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
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Seasonal depression, 'winter blues' and SAD
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This Was Brainerd
Walker Art Center in Minneapolis hires new director
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Stan Lee, creator of superheroes, dies at 95
Young Authors Conference is Nov. 13 in Staples
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This Was Brainerd - Nov. 13
NOVEMBER 13 20 years ago (1998)Recognition of distinguished graduates in all walks of life is the goal of the new Brainerd High School Hall of Fame. Supt. Bob Gross said the effort will be co-sponsored by the Brainerd Dispatch and Brainerd Rotary Club in cooperation with the school...
20 hours 25 min ago
November 12, 2018
This Was Brainerd - Nov. 12
NOVEMBER 12 20 years ago (1998)A recount for the Staples-Motley school district bond referendum is set for next week. The referendum failed by only 16 votes—1,956 yes to 1,972 no. If the recount yields the same result, the school district will have to consider $300,000 in cuts....
November 12, 2018 - 3:30am
November 11, 2018
Vietnam through the lens: Staples photographer shares his wartime experience
STAPLES—It was a half-century ago when Ken Klose learned Vietnamese, but a few phrases still roll easily off his tongue. "'Trâu chậm...
November 11, 2018 - 7:00am
This Was Brainerd - Nov. 11
NOVEMBER 11 20 years ago (1998)Jail expansion plans for the county took shape in proposals to increase adult and juvenile cells plus add an 8-unit detox center. An altered Bldg. 9 at the state hospital would increase adult minimum security cells from 42 to 80, and juvenile capacity...
November 11, 2018 - 3:30am
November 9, 2018
This Was Brainerd - Nov. 9
NOVEMBER 9 20 years ago (1998)Brainerd area residents awoke to rain this morning but it soon turned to heavy snow in the first storm of the season. It prompted four area school districts to send students home early. A number of meetings set for this evening have been postponed....
November 9, 2018 - 3:30am
November 8, 2018
This Was Brainerd - Nov. 8
NOVEMBER 8 20 years ago (1998)Staples-Motley's Jeff Brever won the individual Class A cross country title and led the Cardinals to their third straight team championship. They set a state scoring mark in the process. In girls' Class A, Wadena-Deer Creek's Casey McGraw won the title...
November 8, 2018 - 3:30am
November 7, 2018
This Was Brainerd - Nov. 7
NOVEMBER 7 20 years ago (1998)The Warriors survived a wild finish to defeat top-seeded Bemidji 35-33 to win the Section 8 championship. Brainerd trailed most of the game until Mitch Feierabend blocked a punt and Brainerd scored for the lead. With Brainerd ahead 35-33, Bemidji failed...
November 7, 2018 - 3:30am
November 6, 2018
This Was Brainerd - Nov. 6
NOVEMBER 6 20 years ago (1998)A bumper crop of fawns, yearling bucks and does will greet hunters when the state firearms deer season opens tomorrow. The DNR says that a mild winter helped with deer survival rates, plus it made it more difficult for wolves to find and kill deer....
November 6, 2018 - 3:30am
November 5, 2018
This Was Brainerd - Nov. 5
NOVEMBER 5 20 years ago (1998)Brought to a meeting yesterday by a ruse, Ruth Gmeinder's jaw actually dropped when the final stanza of a poetry reading named her as Brainerd's 1998 Citizen of the Year. The fake meeting took place in the Brainerd Dispatch conference room.
November 5, 2018 - 3:30am
November 4, 2018
This Was Brainerd - Nov. 4
NOVEMBER 4 20 years ago (1998)Despite eight failures at the ballot box in the past 31 years, proponents of selling liquor on Sunday in Brainerd can finally raise their glasses in celebration. Voters favored Sunday liquor by 2,353 to 2,122. It will take some time for the city council...
November 4, 2018 - 3:30am
November 2, 2018
This Was Brainerd - Nov. 2
NOVEMBER 2 20 years ago (1998)On a crisp Halloween afternoon, the Warriors didn't need any tricks against Duluth East in the Section 8 semifinals. Third-seeded Brainerd amassed a season-high 563 yards of offense for a resounding 55-12 win. A stingy defense forced five East turnovers....
November 2, 2018 - 3:30am
November 1, 2018
This Was Brainerd - Nov. 1
NOVEMBER 1 20 years ago (1998)(Photo) Bob Hanson, Ski- Gull's executive director, explains to Ski Gull president Tom Kientzle some details on two state-of-the-art snow making machines they recently bought. A silent auction at a fund-raiser at Cragun's will help pay for the equipment....
November 1, 2018 - 3:30am
October 31, 2018
This Was Brainerd - Oct. 31
OCTOBER 31 20 years ago (1998)The sixth-seeded Warrior volleyball team outlasted third-seeded Thief River Falls 15-12, 15-10, 10-15, 2-15, 15-8 for an upset in the North Subsection 8AA volleyball tournament. Brainerd advances to the semifinals against second-seeded Moorhead.
October 31, 2018 - 3:30am
October 30, 2018
This Was Brainerd - Oct. 30
OCTOBER 30 20 years ago (1998)In last week's regular season finale against St. Cloud Tech, the Warrior defense was splendid in a 24-21 win over St. Cloud Tech. In their playoff game against Tech, they were even better, holding the Tigers to just 141 yards in a resounding 35-7 win....
October 30, 2018 - 3:30am
October 29, 2018
This Was Brainerd - Oct. 29
OCTOBER 29 20 years ago (1998)In May of 1972, Bill Timmons saw a newspaper ad saying the Brainerd Fire Dept. was seeking firefighters. Now, after more than 26 years on the job, the current longest-serving full-time firefighter is hanging up his helmet and retiring.
October 29, 2018 - 3:30am