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Bud capping pines in the Yellow Ribbon Forest
Aitkin man pleads guilty for drug sales: Sentenced to 75 months
Man spews racial slurs, rubs genitals on windows of Minn. Burger King
Crosby native, Annie Adams, serves with versatile navy helicopter squadron, "Dragon Whales"
Police Blotter - Oct. 23
Less dangerous avian influenza strain confirmed in Minnesota turkey flock
Starbucks opens first US sign language store - with murals, tech pads and fingerspelling
USDA receives 136 proposals to move U.S. Department of Ag divisions
New trade agreement OK for dry beans, barley, officials say
Centennial oddball: 1918 tractor modeled horse-drawn implements
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Area Girls Swimming and Diving: Schneider paces Cardinals in final regular-season meet
High School Volleyball: Warriors hope to continue record-breaking year in postseason
Girls Tennis: Brainerd's Anderson repeats as section assistant coach of year
Junior Hockey: North Iowa sweeps North Stars
Danecdotes: Wangberg continues to pursue passion for volleyball
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Ogg sets first catch-and-release record for northern pike
Losing Hides for Habitat would have been a shame
West Nile testing may bring answers about grouse
Pointing dog enthusiasts take ruffed grouse hunting to the next level
What's Up Outdoors: Mountains, and an elk hunt, are calling my name
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Illinois teen on the cusp of losing his sight is on a mission to see the country
Crow Wing Energized: Why Matter of Balance is important to me
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Let's not talk about sex, baby: Fargo locals who identify as asexual open up about the 'invisible orientation'
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How country music has - and hasn't - addressed the #MeToo movement in a difficult year
Commentary: Knocking on death's door: Horror movies for homebodies
Coming Sunday: A scary good read
Film crew brings cash to Backus area
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August 1, 2018
Lueck veterans' bills go into law
A pair of bills led by Rep. Dale Lueck, R-Aitkin, to assist veterans are now state laws as of Aug. 1. A bill Lueck authored and carried forward adds a "yes or no" veterans' status box to voluntary state board and commission applications. The state already had been collecting statistical...
August 1, 2018 - 8:13pm
July 31, 2018
Getting creative at the county fair: Brainerd woman submits 35 exhibits in 35th year
From dinner rolls and coffee cake to chocolate chip cookies and pies to canning goods and relishes to quilts and table runners to afghans and...
July 31, 2018 - 8:11pm
June 26, 2018
Brainerd City Council: Brain(erd)storming: Members convene retreat to discuss facilities solutions
The Brainerd City Council discussed a number of options for addressing its facility needs Monday, June 25—thoroughly debated and hashed...
June 26, 2018 - 12:51am
June 22, 2018
Commentary: Campaign rally energizes Trump base and crowds of protesters alike
DULUTH—It was about three-quarters of an hour into his address that President Donald Trump dropped what might be the most eyebrow-raising...
June 22, 2018 - 8:18pm
June 20, 2018
Police Blotter - June 21
Baxter police SUSPICIOUS—Report at 8:38 p.m. Tuesday of caller hiring a person to remove trees on the 14000 block of Lynndale Lane and he was sleeping in his truck. She wanted officer to advise him to work normal hours and to leave when done.
June 20, 2018 - 7:38pm
June 18, 2018
Brainerd City Council: Infrastructure, facilities needs come to fore
A number of infrastructure and city facilities projects loom in the future—attached with price tags the Brainerd City Council will have...
June 18, 2018 - 11:12pm
June 9, 2018
Class 2A Track and Field: Spieker nips Henke in state 300 hurdles final
ST. PAUL—Jeff Spieker and Zach Henke have raced neck and neck in almost every hurdles race this season. And that's the way they finished...
June 9, 2018 - 2:26pm
April 20, 2018
Curling: Curling season comes to a close
The Brainerd Lakes Curling Club recently hosted its annual Fran Holden Memorial Bonspiel, a two-day curling tournament that honors the club's...
April 20, 2018 - 1:20pm
February 22, 2018
Hoax shooting threat rattles BHS students
An apparent shooting threat made toward "bhs students" spread rapidly among Brainerd High School students late Thursday night, prompting response from the police chief. Brainerd Police Chief Corky McQuiston called the threat not credible in a 9:30 p.m. news release Thursday. The release...
February 22, 2018 - 10:41pm
January 28, 2018
Area Boys Basketball: Flyers, Pirates both fall
Sauk Rapids 58, Little Falls 53 LITTLE FALLS—Joe Alholm scored 22 points for the Little Falls Flyers as they fell 58-53 to the Sauk Rapids Storm in a Section 8-3A matchup Saturday. This was the third straight loss for the Flyers, who got nine points from Caleb Strack. Sauk...
January 28, 2018 - 7:13pm
3.10 pound northern pike wins Jaycees Ice-fishing Extravaganza
Whether it's Hole-in-the-day Bay, Hartfield, Ohio, or across the ocean in Ukraine—ice fishing is ice fishing and ice fishing is fun, just...
January 28, 2018 - 6:55pm
January 9, 2018
Pond Hockey: Pond Hockey results
The "Black" team defeated MK Auto Body in the Championship game of the Olympic Pond Hockey Tournament at Breezy Point's Ice Fest Saturday at...
January 9, 2018 - 2:21pm
December 31, 2017
Area Girls Hockey: Lightning finish 1-2 at Schwan Cup
BLAINE—Alyssa Koslowski contributed a goal and assist for the Northern Lakes Lightning who were defeated 7-2 by the Owatonna Huskies on the final day of the Schwan Cup Open American Division Saturday at the National Sports Center. The Lightning finished seventh in their division...
December 31, 2017 - 8:25pm
November 28, 2017
Firefighters respond to deck fire threatening home
A fire engulfing one side of a second-level deck woke up a home full of people late Monday night in south Brainerd. The Brainerd Fire and Police...
November 28, 2017 - 12:24am
November 22, 2017
Live Music - Nov. 23
For week of Nov. 23-29; bands perform 9 p.m. to close with no cover unless otherwise noted. BRAINERD Eagles Club 124 Front St. No band Roundhouse Brewery 1551 Northern Pacific Road Avery and Duncan, 7 p.m. Friday Dos Guys, 7 p.m. Saturday Shep's on Sixth 315 S. Sixth St. DJ, every...
November 22, 2017 - 9:07pm