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June 26, 2019
Duane "Dog" Chapman, left, and his wife Beth, right, pose for pictures during a visit aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz. The couple grew to fame in reality TV series "Dog the Bounty Hunter," which aired from 2004-12.
Beth Chapman, of 'Dog the Bounty Hunter' fame, dies at 51
9 hours 23 min ago
Working together to lift a support boom Tuesday, June 25, the stage crew began assembling the stage for the seventh annual Lakes Jam starting 4 p.m.Thursday, June 27,  at Brainerd International Raceway. Adding a touch of local celebrity, Tommy Vee of Rockhouse Productions of St. Joseph is the stage manager this year.  Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch 
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Lakes Jam is here: 'Everything's gonna be bigger'
15 hours 9 min ago
Patricia Lintner, of Staples, who created this sample, will be present for the Lakes Area Artists' fine art show and sale. Submitted Photo. Click on the image to view the entire graphic.
Lakes Area Artists' fine art show, sale set July 5-6
18 hours 9 min ago
June 24, 2019
File photo. Anthony Bourdain on Pier 57 in New York where he was planning to open Bourdain Market, Sept. 20, 2015. Bourdain, a travel host whose memoir “Kitchen Confidential” about the dark corners of New York’s restaurants started a career in television, died on Friday, June 8, 2018. He was 61. (Alex Welsh/Copyright 2019 The New York Times)
Six ways to celebrate Anthony Bourdain on Bourdain Day
June 24, 2019 - 1:27pm
Dave Bartholomew, musician and producer who guided Fats Domino's career, dies at 100
June 24, 2019 - 8:30am
File photo. Author Judith Krantz shops at Saks Fifth Avenue in New York, May 18, 2000. Krantz, who reigned for decades as the international queen of poolside reading with her fictional tales of sex and shopping, died on June 22, 2019, in Los Angeles. She was 91. (Ruby Washington/Copyright 2019 The New York Times)
Judith Krantz, best-selling author of racy romance novels, dies at 91
June 24, 2019 - 8:11am
Country music star Kane Brown was the featured performer at the 13th annual Moondance Jammin' Country Fest Friday, June 21 in Walker. Pete Mohs / Brainerd Dispatch
Jammin' at Moondance Country Fest
June 24, 2019 - 7:00am
June 22, 2019
Pine River-Backus area youth staged "Snow White" on Friday and Saturday, June 14-15, in the school gym with Prairie Fire Children's Theatre. Submitted Photo
PR-B youth stage 'Snow White'
June 22, 2019 - 8:00am
June 21, 2019
Comedian and television star Bob Newhart. Courtesy of Minneapolis Comedy Festival
Comic legend Bob Newhart to perform at first-ever Minneapolis Comedy Fest
June 21, 2019 - 11:19am
"Cinderella" has been added to the National Film Registry.  Walt Disney Co.
'Cinderella' arrives at the Library of Congress - with a fitting spot on the National Film Registry
June 21, 2019 - 9:27am
Artist installs kinetic wind sculptures at Brainerd library
June 21, 2019 - 5:30am
June 20, 2019
Teresa Peterson has authored a children's book "Grasshopper Girl." Peterson is a Dakota from the Upper Sioux Community and tells a story of the Unktomi, the Dakota trickster, as told to Peterson's mother, Psipsicadan Wicinyanna, the Grasshopper Girl. The new book will be celebrated from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Granite Falls Public Library. Tom Cherveny / Forum News Service
A Dakota story to inspire young readers
June 20, 2019 - 4:02pm
Sue Kavanaugh’s piano students. I. Boesen (first, left), E. Boesen, B. Svir, C. Wentzel, A. Northway, G. Bjorlo (second, left), K. Anderson, M. Angland, A. Svir (third row, left), B. Bjorlo, K. Moore, A. Boesen, M. Moore (fourth, left), A. Rice, A. Bjorlo, G. Wentzel, J. Boesen (fifth row, left), A. Angland, N. Moore, M. Hamilton (back, left), M. Wentzel, S. Kavanaugh, M. Angland, B. Pontius, Instructor D. Root and A. Mattson Not Pictured are KC Moore,  J. Grell, D. Grell and E. Chen. Submitted Photo
Piano recital
June 20, 2019 - 2:00pm
Country artist Jackie Lee will take the Lakes Jam Bud Light Main Stage at 6 p.m. June 27 -- the first night of the three-day music fest -- at Brainerd International Raceway, north of Brainerd and Baxter. Photo by Jason Myers
Jackie Lee's journey of life includes stop at Lakes Jam
June 20, 2019 - 1:00pm
This art piece is called "June Up North" created by artist and naturalist Mark Swenson of Nisswa. Submitted Photo
Entertainment Briefs - June 20
June 20, 2019 - 12:00pm