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December 6, 2018
A towboat pushing barges full of corn up the Mississippi River past the coal-fired Sioux Power Plant in West Alton, Mo.  Washington Post photo by Michael S. Williamson.
EPA announces plan to ease carbon emissions rule for new coal plants
December 6, 2018 - 3:42pm
December 3, 2018
An employee tends marijuana plants at the Aurora Cannabis Inc. facility in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, on March 6, 2018.   Jason Franson/Bloomberg
Canada's marijuana industry so hot it's importing workers
December 3, 2018 - 10:33am
November 30, 2018
President Donald Trump, left, and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attend a news conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Nov. 30, 2018.  Bloomberg photo by Sarah Pabst
Despite trade deal signing, ties with Canada turning cold due to tariffs
November 30, 2018 - 12:39pm
November 23, 2018
Juanita Russell of Pillager scores a Crock Pot for $10 at Target in Baxter while shopping on Thanksgiving with her daughter-in-law on Thursday, Nov. 22. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatchplay button
Sales lure the lakes area to step away from the holiday turkey
November 23, 2018 - 2:11pm
Baxter City Council members convene Tuesday, Nov. 20, to discuss the implications of allowing facilities on 8301 Industrial Park Road to be re-purposed for a pet day care. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch
Baxter City Council: Council approves facility expansions for doggy day care
November 23, 2018 - 9:00am
November 22, 2018
Honeycrisp apples moves through a wash machine at the Jack Brown Produce packing facility on Sept. 27, 2017, in Sparta, Michigan.  Daniel Acker/Bloomberg
The curse of the Honeycrisp apple
November 22, 2018 - 7:07am
November 20, 2018
Workplace wellness conference aims to increase resiliency
November 20, 2018 - 2:30pm
November 14, 2018
Positioned in a lift, workers with Indigo Signs place a new panel on the McDonald’s sign Tuesday, Nov. 13, in West Brainerd. The restaurant has undergone a major remodeling this fall. Steve Kohls / Brainrd Dispatch
Arch support: In chilly weather, workers update sign
November 14, 2018 - 6:00am
November 13, 2018
Farmers are taught to graft healthy saplings to cocoa trees in South Sulawesi, Indonesia, on July 18, 2008.  Bloomberg photo by Claire Leow.
Chocolatiers need more cocoa, and they want millennials to help
November 13, 2018 - 11:12am
November 2, 2018
A brightly dressed Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce president, Matt Kilian, celebrating the official opening of Brainerd's newly constructed South Sixth Street. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Kilian to serve on Minnesota Chamber of Commerce Board
November 2, 2018 - 1:00pm
November 1, 2018
A drone flying high about Brainerd shows the newly constructed South Sixth Street, which community members celebrated during a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday, Oct. 31. Jim Stafford / Brainerd Dispatch videoplay button
South 6th Street open for business
November 1, 2018 - 5:00am
October 27, 2018
Joy Potthoff (left) and her granddaughter Marie Kirsch make cookies at her home in Nisswa. Kirsch is a finalist in the Destination Downtown contest with her Knotty Pine Bakery, inspired by her grandmother’s baking. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Finalists vie for 2nd Destination Downtown business prize
October 27, 2018 - 7:00am
October 25, 2018
Sourcewell to host workforce conference
October 25, 2018 - 4:30am
October 23, 2018
Walmart extends free two-day shipping offer to third-party items
October 23, 2018 - 9:38am
October 20, 2018
Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.
Mega Millions jackpot explodes to record $1.6 billion after no winner in latest drawing
October 20, 2018 - 9:30am