Skip to main content
Man arrested after 10-year-old son shoots himself in leg
Police Blotter - Nov. 15
Driver, 20, killed in vehicle crash with train in western Minnesota
Crow Wing County Board: Approves of cooperative mental health agreement
Tis The Season
Meet new turkey farmers in the US’s largest turkey-producing county
Minnesota's unemployment rate holds steady
$2B Southwest light rail project cleared to begin construction
Destination Downtown Spotlight: BluPaisley eyes expansion opportunity
COMMENTARY: Why Trump’s trade war alarms me
place a business brief
Wild’s Matt Hendricks watches another contemporary call it quits
Gophers, Saints both seeking offense when they meet on ice
If active, Vikings’ new back Ameer Abdullah will return kickoffs against Bears
Khalil Mack has brought ‘swagger’ to already good Chicago Bears defense
Former NDSU golfer Anderson owns first-round lead at CME Group
Athlete of the Week
Reader Opinion: Immigration and open borders
Reader Opinion: Unexpected human kindness
Reader Opinion: Sad Thiede lost
Opinion: Thanksgiving and very thankful
Reader Opinion: Immigration
Send Your Opinion
Minnesota deer kill down 9.5 percent from last year
Fate of famed L.A. mountain lions unclear after wildfire scorched their habitat
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
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Life after Katie: How Minnesota family remembers her by promoting mental health awareness
Essentia Health offers way to quit smoking for better health
Mechanics rescue kitten who took 80-mile ride under car hood
Bridges of Hope focuses on childhood trauma at church event
Creamy wild rice soup is a great way to use up leftover Thanksgiving turkey
Science and Tech
This Was Brainerd
Visual Arts - Nov. 15
Roy Clark, country star who hosted 'Hee Haw' variety show, dies at 85
Entertainment Briefs - Nov. 15
Special Events - Nov. 15
Grassroots Concerts hosts Brianna Lane
Her Voice Magazine
Special Issues and Magazines
Essentia Health - St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Dan & Shirley Barto
Bernice A. Otterson
Brett Lee Thomas
Rockne D. Anderson
Edward Shetka, Jr.
KLICK! & More
Crow Wing Co. In-Custody
On the Fly: Twitter feed
October 11, 2017
FANTASY FORECAST: Time to triage battered receiving corps
MINNEAPOLIS — The NFL is a passing league, but that doesn't make setting your wide receiver slots easy in fantasy. Some of the league's...
October 11, 2017 - 6:21pm
October 4, 2017
FANTASY FORECAST: Saviors for NFL bye week survival
MINNEAPOLIS — For some fantasy football players, the arrival of NFL bye weeks present the first real challenge of the season, as their...
October 4, 2017 - 11:55pm
September 27, 2017
FANTASY FORECAST: Which rookies have full-season standout power?
MINNEAPOLIS — NFL teams, like fantasy owners, try to strike gold in the draft. Us fantasy owners have it easy, because our top picks usually...
September 27, 2017 - 11:11pm
September 21, 2017
FANTASY FORECAST: Are Siemian, Hunt for real?
MINNEAPOLIS — If you had to bet money before the season started, who would you pick to have the most fantasy points scored by a quarterback...
September 21, 2017 - 12:17pm
September 13, 2017
FANTASY FORECAST: First-round fantasy picks slow to start
MINNEAPOLIS — So much for riding David Johnson to your fantasy league championship. The Arizona Cardinals running back was the highest-drafted...
September 13, 2017 - 11:08pm
September 6, 2017
FANTASY FORECAST: For the security of your fantasy football season, acquire a handcuff
MINNEAPOLIS — When finalizing your roster for the start of the fantasy football season, it's not all about the starters. Handcuffs —...
September 6, 2017 - 8:31pm
September 1, 2017
Available now: How and who to draft in fantasy football
Dispatchcast episode 15 Available now In this week's episode of the DispatchCast, Dispatch sports writers share their draft secrets ahead of...
September 1, 2017 - 8:00am
August 31, 2017
DispatchCast: How and Who to Draft in Fantasy Football This Year
Fantasy football draft coming up? Who better to help you make your team the best it can be than Brainerd Dispatch sports writers Mike Bialka...
August 31, 2017 - 12:00pm
August 16, 2017
FANTASY FORECAST: The 10 draft commandments
MINNEAPOLIS — What is more American than football? Getting together with friends to personalize the gridiron experience with gambling,...
August 16, 2017 - 8:41pm
ESPN apologizes after white anchor drafts black NFL player in live, on-air fantasy football auction
ESPN launched a 28-hour programming marathon to promote fantasy football Monday, and it wasn't long before a related segment caught some people's...
August 16, 2017 - 3:31pm