Weather Forecast


Break out the shovels


Residents may be greeted by a few inches of fresh snow for the morning commute depending on overnight temperatures and the storm track.

The lakes area remains in a winter weather advisory through noon Tuesday as a significant winter storm painted a swath across the upper Midwest overnight. The National Weather Service reported the storm was creating a corridor of heavy snow from 5-8 inches in parts of north central and northeast Minnesota.

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Renee Richardson
Richardson is a Pacelli High School graduate from Austin, Minn., who earned an applied science degree from the University of Minnesota, Waseca, with an emphasis in horse management. She worked extensively in the resort industry. She received an associate’s degree from Central Lakes College, where she was editor of the Westbank Journal student newspaper, as well as a summer intern at the Dispatch. She graduated from St. Cloud State University summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in mass communications and interned at the St. Cloud Times covering business while attending SCSU. She's been with the Brainerd Dispatch since 1996.
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