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Teachers say Florida shooter's problems started in middle school, and the system tried to help him
Trump lashes out over Russia probe in weekend tweetstorm
With Tony Cornish gone, what happens with House committee that focuses on guns and cops?
Snowfall accumulation misses mark in Brainerd lakes area
Minnesota vs. Minnesota: Agency pushes back in $5 billion 3M suit
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Research shows consumers trust farmers
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Dance Team: Warriors finish 8th in 3A state kick - Aitkin places 3rd in 1A state kick
Men's College Basketball: Northland nips CLC in final home game
U.S. women's hockey team breezes past Finland, will play for gold
Women's College Basketball: Pioneers outscore Raiders in home finale
Wrestling: Flyers defeat Warriors, lose to Willmar in 8-3A semifinals
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Taking the classroom to the lake
Outdoor Notes for Feb. 18
Second golden eagle captured and released at Camp Ripley
What's Up Outdoors
Mettle to medal: John Henry Krueger perseveres to podium in 1,000 meters
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Pets of the Week
Rubber plants follow natural tree-like tendency
Still visit those who no longer recognize you
Heritage houseplants: Readers share stories of long-living plants
Church News for Feb. 16
Science and Tech
This Was Brainerd
Review: Minnesota women embrace talents, raise bar for success
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
'Black Panther' will break box-office records. But could it change the movie business?
Brainerd Lakes Curling Club reaps reward of public spotlight
Her Voice Magazine
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John and Paula Pecarich
Cuyuna Regional Medical Center, Crosby, births
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Margaret Mary Baxter
Margaret A. (Ecklund) Nacey
Jacqueline "Jackie" Ann Sporer
Margaret Mary Baxter
Susan Gail Crawford
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February 16, 2018
Church News for Feb. 16
First Lutheran Church events First Lutheran Church will have its annual meeting 11:30 a.m. Sunday in the sanctuary after the second service. Support the youth while they are grocery bagging at Super One from 4-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16, and Feb. 23 and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 24....
February 16, 2018 - 1:30pm
Clergy View: God has the peace you long for
Deep inside of every one of us is a longing for lasting peace. It has become a cliché that every beauty pageant contestant wishes for world...
February 16, 2018 - 10:30am
February 14, 2018
When Ash Wednesday and Valentine's Day collide, eat fish
On the solemn day of Ash Wednesday, the faithful abstain from pleasures such as meat and alcohol to remember that we are all dust, destined to...
February 14, 2018 - 12:04pm
February 10, 2018
Jemima's joy comes from keeping it simple
FARGO — Jemima Heppner finds herself drawn to the simple, whether in food choices, parenting focus, or prayer approach. "My faith is not...
February 10, 2018 - 11:16am
February 9, 2018
Clergy View: The presence of God
It was in the mid-1980s that I made my first trip to New York City. It was for a two-week outreach with David Wilkerson and Brooklyn Teen Challenge.
February 9, 2018 - 12:30pm
Church News for Feb. 9
Kumpula to speak Eugene Kumpula, of Menahga, will be the guest speaker for the Shrove Sunday sermon at the 11 a.m. Sunday worship service Sunday at the Brainerd Laestadian Lutheran Church. Lenten services at Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church Midweek Lenten services will be Wednesdays...
February 9, 2018 - 10:30am
February 3, 2018
Dad's influence embedded deeply in my heart
On a frigid, black night in January 2013, my father's soul slipped away. The day of this writing, it's been exactly five years. I've written...
February 3, 2018 - 9:07am
Legacy Church launches in Pequot Lakes
Legacy Church recently held its grand opening service, welcoming more than 125 guests to its new location at the Sunset Cinema in Pequot Lakes....
February 3, 2018 - 9:00am
February 2, 2018
Church News for Feb. 2
First Lutheran Church plans special night out dinner First Lutheran Church is having a special night out dinner Feb. 10. Enjoy hors d'oeuvres and a cash non-alcoholic bar starting at 4:30 p.m. with dinner at 5:30 p.m. Choose from fettuccini alfredo with chicken breast or prime rib....
February 2, 2018 - 11:30am
Clergy View: Royal engagement
"Once upon a time ..." has a new chapter. Prince Harry's engagement to American Meghan Markle on Nov. 27, 2017, scripted a modern take on the...
February 2, 2018 - 10:30am
January 27, 2018
Theme hits home with March for Life pilgrims
WASHINGTON, D.C. — On the 24-hour bus ride home from our nation's capital, where she'd participated in the 45th Annual March for Life,...
January 27, 2018 - 10:26am
January 26, 2018
Prayer in the air: Faith community steps up its game for the Super Bowl
ST PAUL—In football, fans often find religion just before game-winning field goals or when the quarterback heaves up a Hail Mary pass. But with Super Bowl LII to be held in Minneapolis next weekend, local faith leaders are reminding fans it doesn't hurt to swing by for confession,...
January 26, 2018 - 7:22pm
Church News for Jan. 26
Bluegrass concert in Crosslake Sunday CROSSLAKE—Crosslake Christian Assembly of God Church will have its monthly gospel and bluegrass concert at 6 p.m. Sunday. There will be music in a variety of instruments including banjo, mandolin, guitar, violin and more. CCAG is located...
January 26, 2018 - 4:30pm
January 20, 2018
'Minneapolis Miracle' speaks hope in despair
The column about my father had been submitted, but then something happened that had me changing courses. They're calling it the "Minneapolis...
January 20, 2018 - 9:07am
January 19, 2018
Church News for Jan. 19
Bethel Lutheran events Pastor Jeff Macejkovic will lead the 9 a.m. worship service at Bethel Lutheran on the third Sunday of Epiphany, with the celebration of Holy Communion. The church's annual meeting will follow at 10 a.m. and a potluck will conclude the morning. Bethel is located...
January 19, 2018 - 2:30pm