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Fine Arts Student of the Week: Junior strives for creativity in her graphics
Community input sought for Brainerd comp plan
Arts and crafts galore: Holiday sales take over area
Former Lake Park, Minn., police chief found dead after hunting-related incident
Brainerd Parks and Rec to host coloring contest
Seasonal worker didn’t know former boss was escaping after fraud accusations
Co-op seeking access to inventory taxidermy, property
Chad Schwendeman Takes Top International Honors
Destination Downtown spotlight: Bakery
Biz Buzz: Planet Fitness to open in Westgate Mall: Thrifty White to open Monday, Nov. 12
place a business brief
Mauer has standing offer to help Twins in future -- maybe as coach
Racing: BIR owner dies in boating accident
NHL reaches settlement with former players in concussion suit
Area Football: Pierz cashes in, returns to the Bank for 3A semifinals
Cheerleading: Brainerd varsity third at Jefferson Jaguar Jam
Athlete of the Week
McFeely: Saying farewell to radio
Guest Opinion: Ask a Trooper
War story: This U.S. soldier from Germany made false teeth for his comrades during WWII
Guest Opinion: Cass County Sheriff's Corner
Reader Opinion: Consider parking needs
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Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame inducts Matt Straw
Manvel, N.D., couple brings baby along for the hunt
WATCH: Female hunters are on the rise in Minnesota, North Dakota
Minnesota opening weekend deer harvest down from last year
Experienced outdoorsman selected to lead outdoor coverage for Forum Communications
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
New government guidelines say you can get your exercise in small doses
Happy Holidays? Hospice offers classes to get through grief during a happy time of year
Overwhelmed caregiver accounts for insufficient family updates
Vine identified, how to protect junipers and more
Realtor credits mom for faith-work blending
Science and Tech
This Was Brainerd
Meet Rachel Hollis, the Texas mom shaking up this year's best-seller list
Stan Lee, creator of superheroes, dies at 95
Young Authors Conference is Nov. 13 in Staples
Entertainment Briefs - Nov. 8
Special Events - Nov. 8
Her Voice Magazine
Special Issues and Magazines
Essentia Health - St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Dan & Shirley Barto
Robert Emerson Hassett
Pamela Kay Elling
Rockne D. Anderson
Carol Jean (Erickson) Kalmbacher
Brett Robert Halverson
KLICK! & More
Crow Wing Co. In-Custody
On the Fly: Twitter feed
Racing: BIR owner dies in boating accident
October 10, 2018
October snow? Weather service says yes
Brainerd residents may see about an inch of snow when they wake up Thursday, Oct. 11. Though this expected snow will fall well before Halloween,...
October 10, 2018 - 10:00pm
20-foot waves, winds up to 86 mph rock Lake Superior by Duluth
DULUTH -- Wind gusts of 50 mph were common across northeast Minnesota on Wednesday, Oct. 10, but there was one report of a gust as high as 86...
October 10, 2018 - 6:25pm
September 21, 2018
Twin Cities hit with record daily rainfall
ST. PAUL -- Thunderstorms soaked the Twin Cities on Thursday, swamping roads at rush hour and setting a daily rainfall record, the National Weather...
September 21, 2018 - 6:29pm
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 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
July 24, 2018
'The power of nature is ruthless': Uncle shares story of 13-year-old's drowning
When Brainerd native Chris Crust thinks of his nephew Murdoch, he thinks of the boy's light-hearted nature and independent streak. "He was kind...
July 24, 2018 - 5:00am
July 23, 2018
Authorities identify 13-year-old drowning victim
The boy who died Friday, July 20, in an apparent drowning in Armour No. 2 mine pit lake in Crosby was identified by the sheriff's office Monday....
July 23, 2018 - 4:09pm
July 21, 2018
UPDATE: Divers find boy's body in mine pit lake
The Crow Wing County Dive Team recovered the body of a 13-year-old Minneapolis boy Saturday, July 21, from the bottom of Armour No. 2 mine pit...
July 21, 2018 - 2:30pm
July 13, 2018
When it rains, it pours: Unofficial reports shows up to 10 inches in Aitkin County
Aitkin County was hit hard by rain during an early morning storm Thursday, July 12, raising concerns for flooding in the area. Rainfall of up...
July 13, 2018 - 5:00am
July 10, 2018
Area averts damage as storm calmer than expected
It was a storm that appeared as if it would pack a punch in the Brainerd lakes area, but didn't. Sgt. Brad Rittgers of the Cass County Sheriff's...
July 10, 2018 - 4:00am
July 4, 2018
Minnesota teen climbs to safety after rain washes out road
OLIVIA, Minn.—A 16-year-old driver was had to climb to safety after the car he was driving plunged into a crevasse after heavy rains washed...
July 4, 2018 - 8:10pm
July 3, 2018
Storms in forecast for Fourth
When it comes to Fourth of July celebrations this year, it's boom or bust for the Brainerd lakes area. Throughout Wednesday, July 4, scores of...
July 3, 2018 - 7:40pm
June 19, 2018
Some areas of western Minnesota saw up to 7 inches of rain
BLACKDUCK, Minn.—Northwest Minnesota rancher Rachel Gray suffered through drought last summer. She promised herself then that "I'll never...
June 19, 2018 - 3:56pm
June 17, 2018
Reports of up to 3 inches of rain in lakes area: Dry weather coming this week
It was a wet and stormy weekend in the Brainerd lakes area, but residents can likely put their umbrellas away as the rest of the week is anticipated...
June 17, 2018 - 8:10pm
May 21, 2018
Drought effects improve in southwest ND
SHIELDS, N.D. — The grass shines deep green in southwestern North Dakota. Some fields of small grains have begun to push out of the ground....
May 21, 2018 - 6:45am