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January 11, 2019
WATCH: Officials describe joy, circumstances of Jayme Closs' recovery at press conference; suspect in custody
January 11, 2019 - 10:40am
January 4, 2019
A logo is displayed on a rug outside a Marriott International Inc. hotel in Chicago on Nov. 30, 2018.  Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker.
Marriott: Hackers accessed more than 5 million passport numbers during data breach
January 4, 2019 - 1:26pm
January 3, 2019
CWC sheriff investigates armed robbery
January 3, 2019 - 4:30am
January 2, 2019
Jim Shaw
Shaw: If Devos gets her way, more people will get away with sexual assault
January 2, 2019 - 12:23pm
December 28, 2018
Laura Calderwood puts things back on the bed in Mollie’s bedroom, where everything has been kept as it was. She still sits there, looking at the walls covered with photos. After Mollie died, Laura faced a decision of whether to take in an immigrant teenager whose parents fled the dairy farm where her alleged killer worked. Laura asked herself what Mollie would do.  Photo by Rachel Mummey for The Washington Post
Politicians used Mollie Tibbetts' death to rail against illegal immigration. Mollie's mom chose a different path.
December 28, 2018 - 10:15am
December 20, 2018
A can of Coca-Cola. (Tony Cenicola/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
She swiped her co-worker's Coke can. Police say it cracked a 28-year-old murder case.
December 20, 2018 - 12:46pm
December 4, 2018
Karla Jean Winterfeld
Duluth teacher who sexually assaulted student issues apology letter; sentencing postponed
December 4, 2018 - 4:02pm
November 27, 2018
Megan Lee Kafer, 25
MN mother gave baby laxative in attempt to ‘inflict starvation,’ charges say
November 27, 2018 - 8:18am
Brainerd Police Chief Corky McQuiston. during Monday's budget workshop, requested an increase in the force be included in the 2019 budget, both as a means to make up for losses in police staff, as well as to improve enforcement of preventative measures. Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Brainerd City Council: Chief asks for expanded police force
November 27, 2018 - 7:00am
November 22, 2018
Photo Illustration
Sweepstakes Scam: 'It sounded so real'
November 22, 2018 - 3:00am
November 18, 2018
Tom Gonzalez, Bridges of Hope Self-Healing Communities Project co-coordinator, explains a proactive approach to improving intergenerational health in the Brainerd lakes area with Bridges of Hope Executive Director Kassie Heisserer by his side Nov. 5. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
They had an idea. Now, they're wondering if it will work. An innovative community, collaborative project is tackling childhood trauma.
November 18, 2018 - 5:00am
November 7, 2018
A teacher allegedly beat up a student who called him the n-word. Now he's a $135,000 GoFundMe hero.
November 7, 2018 - 11:53am
November 3, 2018
David Medellin Jr. has been identified as the victim of a homicide. The 24-year-old Willmar man's family last heard from him Oct. 24. Photo contributed
‘He didn’t deserve this’: Family describe 24-year-old homicide victim as kind, loving, helpful
November 3, 2018 - 7:20pm
October 26, 2018
Phillip Andrew Sam
Central Minnesota man charged with swindling a golf course... again
October 26, 2018 - 7:46pm
October 21, 2018
When it comes to crimes committed in Crow Wing County, discovering where the crime occurred, when and what kind of criminal offense took place is as easy as clicking a mouse. The online crime map was introduced this summer by the sheriff's office, which partnered with Crow Wing County GIS to create the tool. (Click on the image to see the entire screenshot)
Tech Savvy: County crime map could catch criminals
October 21, 2018 - 7:00am