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September 8, 2018
Coming ashore with a canoe full of rice near Green’s Point on the Mississippi River after ricing Wednesday, Sept. 5, Tim (left) and George Hanson prepare to begin the process of bagging the rice for processing. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Video 

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Wild ricing weathers poor season after torrential rainfall
September 8, 2018 - 9:00am
August 20, 2018
The red sun next to the historic Brainerd water tower sets Saturday, Aug. 18, as smoke from western wildfires in the U.S. and Canada continue to create gray skies in the lakes area. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Smoky sunsets may give way to rainstorms
August 20, 2018 - 3:00am
August 3, 2018
Cloud-to-ground lightning on average kills about 100 people per year in the US. It is especialy dangerous to anglers out on the water.
Nature's Fireworks: Dazzling But Deadly
August 3, 2018 - 10:31pm
July 13, 2018
Water flows through a driveway in Aitkin County after rain fell overnight Thursday. Aitkin County Sheriff Scott Turner said one resident reported up to 10 inches of rain. Submitted Photo / Aitkin County Sheriff's Office
When it rains, it pours: Unofficial reports shows up to 10 inches in Aitkin County
July 13, 2018 - 5:00am
July 10, 2018
The pole holding the American Flag in front of the Backus City Hall broke during Sunday nights storm.
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Area averts damage as storm calmer than expected
July 10, 2018 - 4:00am
July 9, 2018
June makes Top 10 list for warmth, relief on the way
July 9, 2018 - 4:00am
June 17, 2018
A motorist driving west on Willow Street is reflected in a pond of water Sunday, June 17, which collected on South Sixth Street after storms passed through the area. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch  Videoplay button
Reports of up to 3 inches of rain in lakes area: Dry weather coming this week
June 17, 2018 - 8:10pm
July 18, 2017
These ominous black clouds in the sky near East Gull Lake prior to Monday's severe weather prompted Alyssa Kolas to take this great weather photo she shared with BrainerdDispatch.com
Powerful storms damage trees, power lines
July 18, 2017 - 11:07am
July 17, 2017
Clouds made their way over Leech Lake in Walker during the thunderstorm Monday night. Thousands of residents in the Brainerd lakes area lost power from the storm.
Photo by Jerry Eklund
Storm packs punch in short time in lakes area
July 17, 2017 - 9:44pm
June 27, 2017
Storms may bring heavy rain
June 27, 2017 - 11:19pm
June 9, 2017
NWS: Strong to severe thunderstorms possible in central Minn.
June 9, 2017 - 10:30pm
May 18, 2017
During Thursday and into Friday, a new storm will slice northeastward across the central and southern Plains. The potential for torrential downpours will accompany and extend beyond the area of severe weather." AccuWeather.com Graphic
Storms to raise risk of life-threatening flooding in central US into this weekend
May 18, 2017 - 1:00pm
June 9, 2016
Hot and humid: here comes summer
June 9, 2016 - 8:52pm
June 19, 2015
Crow Wing Co. Weekend Weather: Thunderstorms early Saturday
June 19, 2015 - 9:10pm
June 3, 2015
Pea- to dime-sized hail is possible along with localized heavy downpours. Although the storms are not expected to become severe, the potential remains, the NWS hazardous weather outlook states. Illustration.
Strong thunderstorms moving into Brainerd area
June 3, 2015 - 1:55pm
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