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December 8, 2018
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is shown in the Senate on Capitol Hill in Washington on February 13, 2018. Washington Post photo by Melina Mara
McConnell resists pressure to move on criminal justice overhaul, angering some in GOP
December 8, 2018 - 11:13am
Low brass players perform for shoppers at the Westgate Mall in front of the then Herberger’s entrance for the annual Merry Tuba Christmas coordinated by the Central Lakes College Music Department. Kelly Humphrey, Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Community involvement sought for CLC Tuba Christmas show
December 8, 2018 - 11:00am
General Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, left, talks to Gen. Mark Milley, chief of staff with the U.S. Army, in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. Bloomberg photo by Joshua Roberts
Trump announces Gen. Mark Milley as next Joint Chiefs chairman
December 8, 2018 - 10:41am
Gubernatorial candidate Tim Walz (left), alongside running mate Peggy Flanagan, made a campaign stop in Brainerd in June to promote their vision for the state. File photo Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Governor-elect seeks applicants for judicial selection commission
December 8, 2018 - 10:00am
James Alex Fields Jr., left, in a crowd of white nationalists in Charlottesville, Va., Aug. 12, 2017. Hours later, the police say, he killed a 32-year-old woman and injured 19 other people by driving a car into a line of other cars. (Hawes Spencer/The New York Times Copyright 2017)
Self-professed neo-Nazi convicted of first-degree murder in car-ramming that killed one, injured dozens
December 8, 2018 - 9:17am
Cass County Board: Public a no-show at Truth in Taxation hearing
December 8, 2018 - 9:00am
Do you want to build a snowman? Weather drawing by Destiny Gerdes of Mrs. Hall’s first-grade class at Garfield Elementary School. (Click on the image to view the entire drawing.)
Weather Drawing: Do you want to build a snowman?
December 8, 2018 - 7:30am
Firefighters from three fire departments extinguish a fire Nov. 16 at an apartment building in Crosby. The fire started on the southeast portion of this building. The Minnesota State Fire Marshal’s Office ruled the cause of the fire as undetermined. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Crosby family shares story of apartment fire: 'Another minute or so' and no one would have escaped, mom said
December 8, 2018 - 7:00am
Crow Wing County Land Services Director Gary Griffin (left) talks about proposed county fee changes at the county budget committee meeting Friday, Dec. 7, while County Administrator Tim Houle listens at the conference table. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Some fees could double at landfill: County board considers changes amid levy discussions
December 8, 2018 - 5:00am
Members of the Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office Tactical Team watch the  screen of a drone flying over the standoff Friday, Dec. 7, near the St. Mathias Road. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Videoplay button
3.5-hour standoff ends peacefully: Brainerd man brought to hospital for evaluation
December 8, 2018 - 3:00am
December 7, 2018
Adult-film actress Stormy Daniels, left, speaks to members of the media while attorney Michael Avenatti listens outside Federal Court in New York on Mon April 16, 2018.MUST CREDIT: Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg
Federal prosecutors recommend 'substantial' prison term for former Trump lawyer
December 7, 2018 - 8:41pm
Former University of Minnesota ticket sales supervisor pleads guilty to wire fraud
December 7, 2018 - 8:30pm
Lorie Sisterman shows old photos of “Jimmy” as she talks about her brother, James Byron Haakenson, who has been identified as another victim of serial killer John Wayne Gacy. Her DNA helped identify her brother’s remains. Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press
St. Paul teen killed by John Wayne Gacy subject of TV series; sister hopes it will help solve others
December 7, 2018 - 8:17pm
Elder abuse reform returning to Minnesota Legislature as advocacy groups search for consensus
December 7, 2018 - 8:16pm
Names released in fatal head-on crash in central Minnesota
December 7, 2018 - 6:22pm