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Missing pregnant woman found dead in Chippewa National Forest: Autopsy scheduled for 27-year-old from Akeley in Cass County
Applications sought for state board, committee vacancies
Bay Lake Lions scholarship applications due March 2
Brainerd Public Utilities Commission to host special meeting
Airport Commission to meet
Dick's Sporting Goods opens Wednesday with grand opening events starting Feb. 23
Good Samaritan Society Communities of Brainerd Recognize Annual Caregiver Champions
Good Samaritan Society Communities of Brainerd Recognize Annual Volunteer Champions
Good Samaritan Society Communities of Brainerd Recognize Employee Champions
RiverWood Bank signs ESGR Statement of Support
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Curling: McCormick, Sieg teams win Club National Championship titles
Area Boys Hockey: W-DC advances in Section 6-1A tourney
Area Girls Basketball: International Falls defeats Rangers
Area Gymnastics: Flyers finish eighth in Section 8-1A
Area Wrestling: Aitkin, Pierz lose in section semifinals
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Reader Opinion: Think about it
Reader Opinion: Brainerd wins
How to handle differing retirement timelines with your spouse
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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 3, 2018
United Way to host 2018-2020 Grant Cycle meeting
Nonprofit organizations looking to be considered for financial support through United Way of Crow Wing and Cass Counties are encouraged to attend an upcoming informational meeting at noon Wednesday in the CTC Room at the Brainerd Lakes Chamber. This meeting is critical for those interested...
February 3, 2018 - 4:30am
January 23, 2018
Day of Caring raises $51,000 for Brainerd Salvation Army
BAXTER—Mills Fleet Farm Monday presented the Brainerd Lakes Salvation Army with a gift of $20,000. The gift represents $20,000 worth of...
January 23, 2018 - 9:00am
Applicants sought for Aitkin Habitat for Humanity home
AITKIN—Soon it will be spring and the Habitat for Humanity home in Aitkin will be under construction. This new home will be built on a...
January 23, 2018 - 8:00am
January 18, 2018
Charlier joins United Way Board
Central Lakes College President Hara Charlier was recently appointed to the United Way of Crow Wing and Southern Cass Counties Board of Directors....
January 18, 2018 - 9:00am
January 17, 2018
WeARE chosen for 2017 Changemaker Award
WeARE Advocates for Reproductive Education was chosen for the 2017 Changemaker Award by Minnesota Women's Press. This award is given annually...
January 17, 2018 - 11:00am
Red Cross schedules blood drives in area
This January, National Blood Donor Month, the American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood donors of all blood types to make an appointment to give now and help address a winter blood donation shortage.
January 17, 2018 - 6:30am
January 15, 2018
Waiting for a Mentor: Make a princess' dream come true
There once was a princess named Kailee, who lived with her father, the king of a northern kingdom called Brainerd. She spent her days singing to her cat, watching Disney movies and snuggling with her dad. For lunch, she always got cheese pizza and then took a nap watching "Frozen."...
January 15, 2018 - 11:00am
January 13, 2018
Otto Bremer Trust awards $30,000 grant to TheShop
TheShop, Brainerd Baxter Youth Center's youth-defined space, was awarded a $30,000 grant from the Otto Bremer Trust. The funding will help TheShop provide support and guidance to transitional age youths (age 14-21)—youths who live in poverty, are at risk for not completing their...
January 13, 2018 - 12:30pm
January 12, 2018
Nearly 40 organizations 'going for the gold'
Nothing takes away the chill like a bowl of chili and the annual United Way Chili Cook-Off comes at a perfect time this year for just that. This...
January 12, 2018 - 8:00am
January 10, 2018
Restorative justice project needs volunteers to help its mission
Restoring justice one case at a time—all while helping youth offenders and the ones they've wronged. It has proven to be successful in...
January 10, 2018 - 8:00am
January 8, 2018
Waiting for a Mentor: Imagine being a mentor
Lee is a great kid who likes playing outside with his friends. He is a fourth grader at Riverside Elementary and loves math. That's because he's good at it but will also admit he enjoys writing second best, even though he still needs a little help. He must have a good teacher. Firefighting...
January 8, 2018 - 9:30am
January 4, 2018
Operation Sandwich distributes holiday break food to students in need
More than 400 bags of non-perishable food items were collected and distributed to students in six different area school districts before the holiday break as part of the Operation Sandwich initiative. Jennifer Smith, executive director of United Way of Crow Wing and Southern Cass...
January 4, 2018 - 5:30am
December 25, 2017
Christmas for Vets lays wreaths to honor veterans
Thanks to the Christmas for Vets program and 20 volunteers, 316 veterans at five lakes area cemeteries were honored with wreaths for the holiday...
December 25, 2017 - 4:00am
December 23, 2017
Fleet Farm Day of Caring helps Salvation Army get closer to Christmas goal
BAXTER—Thursday at Mills Fleet Farm of Baxter, every donation put in the Salvation Army's red kettle was matched by Mills Fleet Farm. With...
December 23, 2017 - 5:00am
December 16, 2017
Ringing a Salvation Army kettle bell as easy as a drop in the bucket
This winter, I thought volunteering would be a good way to get in the holiday spirit during a season traditionally associated more with consumerism,...
December 16, 2017 - 7:00am