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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
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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
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Crow Wing Co. In-Custody
On the Fly: Twitter feed
Racing: BIR owner dies in boating accident
Cold start to November in lakes area: Snow should melt with higher temps
The Brainerd lakes area is covered in snow and already colder than normal, with wintry weather just beginning as November creeps up to the halfway...
10 hours 22 min ago
November 9, 2018
Winter outlook may mean milder temperatures as El Nino forms
While recent flurries and colder than normal temperatures seem to be giving winter an early bite, it may relinquish its hold. In an updated status...
November 9, 2018 - 1:00pm
Icicles form on reeds overhanging Rice Lake Thursday, Nov. 8, at Lum Park in Brainerd. Snowfall, temperatures in the low 20s and blustery conditions...
November 9, 2018 - 11:00am
November 8, 2018
Weather Drawing: Hello winter!
Weather drawing by Emily Pratt of Mrs. Meyer's third-grade class at Harrison Elementary School.
November 8, 2018 - 7:30am
November 7, 2018
Weather Drawing: The Stars and Stripes Forever
Weather drawing by Aiden Straus of Mrs. Meyer's third-grade class at Harrison Elementary School.
November 7, 2018 - 2:30am
November 6, 2018
Weather Drawing: It's Election Day!
Weather drawing by Rylee Hoppe of Mrs. Meyer's third-grade class at Harrison Elementary School.
November 6, 2018 - 1:00am
November 5, 2018
Squirrel bulking up for winter
A red squirrel bulks up for winter by eating berries in a tree Thursday, Nov. 1, in Baxter. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
November 5, 2018 - 4:00pm
Weather drawing - Nov. 5
Remember to vote Weather drawing by Kayla Fleischhacker in Mrs. Meyer's third-grade class at Harrison Elementary School.
November 5, 2018 - 5:30am
Snow misses lakes area, but drops a load farther north and west
Winter's first brush, which painted a winter storm warning on the weather map for the state's Arrowhead, passed the lakes area by—this time. Sunday's storm was expected to drop 2-6 inches of snow on the North Shore. Wind gusts of 30-40 mph near Lake Superior were anticipated...
November 5, 2018 - 12:30am
November 4, 2018
Weather Drawing: Autumn's peak
Weather drawing by Brody Debeltz of Mrs. Olson's first-grade class at Garfield Elementary School.
November 4, 2018 - 6:30am
November 2, 2018
Weather Drawing: Deer hunting season is here
Weather drawing by Elaina Geary of Mrs. Johnson's fourth-grade class at St. Francis of the Lakes Catholic School.
November 2, 2018 - 7:30am
November 1, 2018
Weather Drawing: Boo!
Weather drawing by Shelby Evans of Mrs. Meyer's third-grade class at Harrison Elementary School.
November 1, 2018 - 6:30am
October 30, 2018
Weather Drawing: Spooktacular
Weather drawing by Destiney Ann Gerdes of Mrs. Hall's first-grade class at Garfield Elementary School.
October 30, 2018 - 9:30am
October 26, 2018
Weather Drawing: Perfect play day
Weather drawing by Maverick Cleys of Mrs. Hall's first-grade class at Garfield Elementary School.
October 26, 2018 - 9:30am
October 25, 2018
Corban VanVickle, Max Carter and Levi Sumser play in a leaf pile Wednesday, Oct. 24, in southeast Brainerd. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch...
October 25, 2018 - 12:00pm