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Meteorologists, farmers, park rangers and hungry kids — many feel the brunt of the shutdown
The federal shutdown so far — what you need to know
Trump takes aim at Pelosi amid stalled shutdown negotiations
St. Louis Park police confirm officer-involved shooting
Minnesota State Fair admission prices are going up this year
The world has loads of sustainable palm oil - but no one wants it
‘What's going on in the world’: Trade negotiations crucial for area agriculture
Swanson Assumes Role of President at Frandsen Bank
Shutdown undercuts the IRS, just in time for a particularly difficult tax season
Biz Buzz: Dairy Queen not closing - poised to expand in Brainerd
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Area Wrestling: Flyers wrestle to 6th place
Cheer Team: Warrior secure a 2nd-place showing
Patriots outlast Chiefs in OT thriller to reach SB LIII
Area Girls Hockey: Blue Devils fall in OT
Rose buries buzzer-beater to lift Timberwolves past Suns
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Commentary: Trump says Democrats used to be for new border barriers. He's right.
Wealth column: The convergence of health and wealth
Swift: Have you 'hygged' your home today? Practicing the Danish art of relaxation
Commentary: Why progressives should stop avoiding men's issues
Wealth Column: A look at the economy for 2019
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BRAD DOKKEN: All systems go for 35th annual DL ice tourney
Couple builds life around mushing at remote Minnesota home
What's Up Outdoors: Good friends, new lakes make for fun fishing
Successful snowmobile rides start with safety mindset
SnoBears a popular option for mobility-minded anglers in ND
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
A man's unusual treatment for his chronic back pain: Injecting himself with his own semen every month
New coalition aims to snuff out tobacco use by working together
Hauser: Ready, set, grow, Part 1
Salonen: I was unplanned, but, thank God, I’m here
Religious fundamentalist leader plans northeast Minn. building project: Church is known for child marriage, polygamy
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This Was Brainerd
Weaving hard work and history: Basket-makers rely on knowledge passed down over years
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CLC alumna to speak on Australia trip
Entertainment Briefs - Jan. 17
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January 2, 2019
Shaw: If Devos gets her way, more people will get away with sexual assault
What Education Secretary Betsy DeVos wants to do to school sexual misconduct rules is horrifying. What DeVos is proposing would allow accused...
January 2, 2019 - 12:23pm
December 29, 2018
Garfield Elementary to have secure entrance after winter break
As engineers and architects are busy completing designs for updates to Brainerd School District buildings following April's successful bonding...
December 29, 2018 - 11:00am
December 27, 2018
More than words: Red Lake wants to integrate Ojibwe language, culture into everyday curriculum
RED LAKE, Minn. — When is it time to harvest maple syrup? At Red Lake School District, leaders want the answer to come from a combination of...
December 27, 2018 - 4:40pm
Numerous school lockdowns are traumatizing kids
Locked behind their green classroom door, MaKenzie Woody and 25 other first-graders huddled in the darkness. She sat on the vinyl tile floor...
December 27, 2018 - 8:10am
December 26, 2018
Central Minnesota student raises thousands of dollars for peers who can't afford milk
FARGO — Haley Dellaneva was around the age of 9 and attending Fargo Public Schools when she brought a note home from school that asked families...
December 26, 2018 - 7:22pm
December 24, 2018
Duluth woman finds her calling years after combat
DULUTH — There was a time Diana Oestreich could have never imagined going back to Iraq. But standing by her kitchen island outside Duluth last...
December 24, 2018 - 6:00am
December 21, 2018
US judge says law enforcement officers had no legal duty to protect Parkland students during mass shooting
A federal judge in South Florida tossed out a lawsuit filed by more than a dozen students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland,...
December 21, 2018 - 4:32pm
Brainerd School Board: District approves designs for new elementary, Brainerd High School
Plans are rapidly moving forward for building projects in the Brainerd School District. Brainerd School Board members gave their stamp of approval...
December 21, 2018 - 1:00pm
BHS alumna makes STEM fun for Baxter students: Author visit gets kids involved
BAXTER—Talking about renewable energy may not be too exciting to an elementary school-age student. But, add in a tidbit about how students...
December 21, 2018 - 11:00am
December 20, 2018
Duluth college admits to missteps, apologizes in memo to students
DULUTH - The College of St. Scholastica apologized to students, faculty and staff this week in an emailed memo expressing regret for a decision...
December 20, 2018 - 5:52pm
Brainerd Public Schools Foundation to host The Big Event
The Brainerd Public Schools Foundation announces its sixth annual Big Event will be Feb. 2 at Cragun's Legacy Pavilion. This volunteer-organized event celebrates the district's public schools and raises funds for the Brainerd Public Schools Foundation.
December 20, 2018 - 4:30am
December 19, 2018
Crosslake Community School receives annual audit
Crosslake Community School received its annual audit from Justin, Clasen and Company, Ltd. during the school board meeting Monday, Dec. 10, at...
December 19, 2018 - 6:00am
December 18, 2018
Regents approve Gabel as next U of M president
MINNEAPOLIS - A lawyer, business school dean and South Carolina provost will be the first woman to lead the University of Minnesota as president....
December 18, 2018 - 11:28am
December 17, 2018
Fine Arts Student of the Week: Senior learns art is her thing
Adviser nomination: "Congratulations to Emily Kassulker as our visual fine arts student of the week! Emily can be seen working in the art studio...
December 17, 2018 - 11:00am
December 16, 2018
Ave Maria: Gift of art wows Duluth’s Holy Rosary students
DULUTH — Duluth’s Holy Rosary School just received a seasonally appropriate and impressive Advent gift — a 7- by 8-foot painting of the...
December 16, 2018 - 2:44pm