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A lawmaker's aide called school-shooting survivors 'actors.' Within hours, he was fired.
Southern Minn. school district's special education programming under investigation
Calling it a 'disruption' to education, Bemidji superintendent cancels walkout event against gun violence
Gun control rally at Minn. Capitol draws unexpected crowd
Pence was set to meet with North Korean officials during Olympics before last minute cancellation
Electric cars sales, efficiency continue to grow
A Trump dating site used a sex offender as its model, and it has a few other issues, too
Internet addiction test
KFC restaurants in the UK have a problem. They don't have chicken.
5 things in food and agriculture we can agree on
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Area Boys Basketball: Pirates pick off W-DC
Area Girls Basketball: Fellerman, Aitkin top Detroit Lakes
Area Boys Hockey: Lightning advance
Gophers unveil new football uniforms for 2018 season
Finally in NHL, Wild rookie Nick Seeler intends to stay
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MnDNR Conservation Officer Weekly Report - Feb. 21, 2018
Taking the classroom to the lake
Outdoor Notes for Feb. 18
Second golden eagle captured and released at Camp Ripley
What's Up Outdoors
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Cold weather car safety
'Be our guest' to another Disney classic
3 things for better health - Feb. 19
Heart healthy eating
She didn't expect her video of a screaming Delta passenger would go viral - now she feels bad
Science and Tech
This Was Brainerd
DispatchCast: Ethics, Journalism and Public Trust
Review: Minnesota women embrace talents, raise bar for success
Fine Arts Student of the Week: Writing comes naturally to BHS junior
ESPN, FOX pursuing Peyton Manning as prime-time analyst, reports say
'To Kill A Mockingbird' to come to Broadway, with Jeff Daniels as Atticus Finch, adapted by Aaron Sorkin
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Cuyuna Regional Medical Center, Crosby, births
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Crow Wing Co. In-Custody
On the Fly: Twitter feed
February 1, 2018
Police Blotter - Feb. 1
Crosby police DRIVING COMPLAINT—Report Friday of a driving complaint on a semitractor-trailer that was tailgating and "flipping off" the...
February 1, 2018 - 12:00pm
December 30, 2017
Officers, deputies investigate burglary, arrest man in Christmastime thefts
A string of thefts was foiled as law enforcement investigated a Christmas Eve burglary. Coordination between law enforcement officers with several...
December 30, 2017 - 5:00am
December 7, 2017
Police Blotter - Dec. 7
Brainerd police SUSPICIOUS—Report at 7:32 p.m. Tuesday of a suspicious male walking behind a business on the 1000 block of South Eighth...
December 7, 2017 - 10:00am
October 19, 2017
Police blotter - Oct. 19
Nisswa police ARRESTS—A 36-year-old man was arrested at 11:10 p.m. Sunday during an agency assist with a traffic stop on Interlachen Road...
October 19, 2017 - 9:00am
October 12, 2017
Police blotter - Oct. 12
Crow Wing sheriff BURGLARY—Report at 11:24 a.m. Sunday of a burglary to a garage on the 20000 block of Jasmine Lane, Brainerd, and a chain...
October 12, 2017 - 10:00am
October 5, 2017
Police blotter - Oct. 5
Brainerd police DISTURBANCE—Report at 5:56 p.m. Friday of several kids yelling and swearing at Gregory Park, 424 N. Fifth St. Officers...
October 5, 2017 - 6:00am
September 27, 2017
Police blotter - Sept. 27
Crosby police DISTURBANCE—Report Thursday of a disturbance involving one person who was screaming and had a possible head wound. An officer...
September 27, 2017 - 12:00pm
August 30, 2017
Police blotter - Aug. 30
Crow Wing sheriff ARRESTS—A 26-year-old woman and a 43-year-old woman were arrested at 12:17 a.m. Monday for burglary on the 21000 block...
August 30, 2017 - 10:00am
August 9, 2017
Police Blotter - Aug. 9
Crosslake police EMS—Report at 7:28 p.m. Aug. 2 of a possible domestic in Crosslake. The caller could hear a woman yelling for help. While...
August 9, 2017 - 11:00am
July 27, 2017
Police Blotter - July 27
Brainerd police DISTURBANCE—Report at 1:40 a.m. Wednesday of a verbal disturbance between parties on the 100 block of Fir Street. Officers...
July 27, 2017 - 9:00am
May 3, 2016
Crosslake police report bevy of bear calls
Crosslake Police Chief Bob Hartman experienced firsthand Sunday night what other Crosslake residents were reporting frequently in recent days—a...
May 3, 2016 - 9:11am
February 9, 2016
Police Blotter - Feb. 10
Morrison sheriff DISTURBANCE—Report Feb. 2 of an inappropriate snow sculpture of male genitalia in someone's front yard in Pierz. The caller thought it was inappropriate and didn't want their kids to see it. Deputies took several photographs, went to the back door and tried...
February 9, 2016 - 9:37pm
December 30, 2015
Not a standoff: Dispute stops traffic on Highway 3
MERRIFIELD -- A dispute between roommates resulted in multiple police vehicles lining County Highway 3 near Pelican Beach Road Wednesday morning,...
December 30, 2015 - 2:22pm
Police standoff stops traffic on Highway 3
Multiple police vehicles lined County Highway 3 near Pelican Beach Road Wednesday morning, stopping traffic on the highway before 9 a.m. Officers...
December 30, 2015 - 11:19am
December 29, 2015
Police Blotter - Dec. 30
Brainerd police DOMESTIC—A 25-year-old man was arrested at 2:51 a.m. Tuesday for domestic assault and disorderly conduct on the 500 block of West College Drive. The caller reported the man punched her in the face while she was bringing the garbage out. Officers were called to...
December 29, 2015 - 10:19pm