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Woman describes alleged rape by Hamline University student in St. Paul
992 of Minnesota’s newest citizens take Oath of Allegiance
Projectiles cause damage at 2 locations, breaking window: Authorities seek suspect
Rear-end crash injures 1 in Morrison County
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Co-op seeking access to inventory taxidermy, property
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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
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Experienced outdoorsman selected to lead outdoor coverage for Forum Communications
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
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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
Her Voice Magazine
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National Weather Service
November 5, 2018
Snow misses lakes area, but drops a load farther north and west
Winter's first brush, which painted a winter storm warning on the weather map for the state's Arrowhead, passed the lakes area by—this time. Sunday's storm was expected to drop 2-6 inches of snow on the North Shore. Wind gusts of 30-40 mph near Lake Superior were anticipated...
November 5, 2018 - 12:30am
October 17, 2018
Hail to the sun: Glowing orb should stick around for the week
After unseasonably cold days to mark autumn and a notable lack of sunshine, the coming week should provide relief. While snow, up to an inch,...
October 17, 2018 - 3:00am
October 12, 2018
Snow dusts lakes area, heaviest snowfall lands farther north
It could have been worse. The storm dusted flowers, created a white crust on grass and left snow-covered cars late Wednesday night, Oct. 10,...
October 12, 2018 - 5:00am
October 4, 2018
Forecast calls for snow
Snow could be back in the air and even on the ground in the lakes area. The National Weather Service in Duluth is forecasting an inch or less...
October 4, 2018 - 7:02pm
September 27, 2018
Frost arrives on the pumpkin: NWS issues alert for possible widespread frost
Those who haven't turned on the furnace yet this season may finally be forced into cranking up the thermometer as frosty temperatures are expected...
September 27, 2018 - 7:03pm
September 3, 2018
Weekend storms bring power outages, damaged houses across lakes area
Nearly 1,000 power outages plagued the lakes area Friday, Aug. 31, as storms with severe wind and hail knocked down trees and damaged houses....
September 3, 2018 - 5:00am
August 31, 2018
Storm leaves power outages, hail, wind damage across north-central Minn.
Powerful thunderstorms rolled through north-central Minnesota the evening of Friday, Aug. 31—sparing Brainerd to the south, it ripped through...
August 31, 2018 - 10:06pm
August 20, 2018
Smoky sunsets may give way to rainstorms
Gray, smoky skies are expected to give way to thunder and lightning and some much-needed rain. Canadian wildfire smoke originating from British...
August 20, 2018 - 3:00am
August 12, 2018
NWS: Air pollution alert ends Sunday evening, incoming cold front forecasted
Blood meridian—an orange hole-punched disk hanging in the sky, it invokes something like a Japanese flag, though its origins are distinctly...
August 12, 2018 - 8:05pm
August 4, 2018
Atwater, Minn., cleans up after EF0 tornado
ATWATER, Minn. — Tanya and Chris Garvick spent their Saturday clearing tree branches from their yard and wondering what they would do about...
August 4, 2018 - 6:42pm
July 15, 2018
Tech Savvy: Weather smartphone apps handy if not perfect
Before I relocated to Minnesota, I never understood viewers' preoccupation with The Weather Channel, the cable and satellite TV channel launched...
July 15, 2018 - 3:00am
July 9, 2018
June makes Top 10 list for warmth, relief on the way
Last month was the ninth warmest June in the history of the Duluth station of the National Weather Service. The mean high temperature last month...
July 9, 2018 - 4:00am
July 5, 2018
Work to clear debris begins in wake of Bemidji tornado
BEMIDJI, Minn.—Though Thursday brought clear skies and warm, breezy weather, signs of the small tornado that touched down in the middle...
July 5, 2018 - 4:07pm
Brainerd Fourth of July festivities unites lakes area for a day
When it was all said and done—with the exception of the Lions Club's vintage truck, which stalled and coughed its way down East River Road—Brainerd's...
July 5, 2018 - 8:00am
July 4, 2018
Tornado lowers the boom on Bemidji for Fourth of July
BEMIDJI - Officials confirmed Wednesday evening that a tornado with 90 to 100 mph winds touched down in Bemidji earlier in the day. The EF1 tornado...
July 4, 2018 - 9:44pm