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New Year's Day

January 3, 2018
Parents Jessica and Mark Peterson of Baxter hold twin sons Rhys (left) and Kai, born about 9:15 p.m. New Year's Day at Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd. Posing for this photo was the first moment Jessica held both her twins in her arms at the same time. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Videoplay button
2018 New Year's baby is actually New Year's babies
January 3, 2018 - 7:00am
December 31, 2017
Bill Bongs of Ironton talks recently about his intricate wooden dome clock he created which has a prominent place in his living room. Bongs started with a scroll saw and a set of plans, the Korean War veteran has made over 30 clocks. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch  Video and Gallery
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Maker of wood clocks carves out a niche in time - Time-consuming hobby part art, part craftsmanship
December 31, 2017 - 4:00am
December 29, 2017
"Expect wind chills to range from 20 below zero to 30 below zero." Expect the cold weather to continue through the weekend and get even colder, the weather service reported. BrainerdDispatch.com Illustration
Dangerous cold returns - New Year's Day to be one of coldest on record
December 29, 2017 - 5:00am
December 28, 2017
Ice clings to the mask of a construction worker, who wasn't working Friday, Dec. 9, 2016, after riding his bicycle almost 9 miles from south Fargo to downtown in the single-digit temperatures. Dave Wallis / The Forum
From Minneapolis to New York City, nation faces frigid New Year's Eve and start to 2018
December 28, 2017 - 11:13am
January 2, 2017
Shakyra Johnson holds newborn Raelynn Christine Johnson Sunday at Essentia Health-St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Brainerd. Raelynn is the first baby born in Crow Wing County in 2017. Kelly Humphrey/Brainerd Dispatch - Videoplay button
Raelynn Christine enters world as first 2017 baby in Crow Wing
January 2, 2017 - 10:23pm
December 15, 2016
Part of the Waste Partners fleet of trucks. Image from Waste Partners website.
Crow Wing County Board: Landfill closure hassles hauler
December 15, 2016 - 12:22pm
December 30, 2015
What's open, closed for New Year's Eve and New Year's Day
December 30, 2015 - 6:40pm
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