Skip to main content
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
place a business brief
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
Athlete of the Week
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
Send Your Opinion
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
Science and Tech
This Was Brainerd
Weaving hard work and history: Basket-makers rely on knowledge passed down over years
Special Events - Jan. 17
Performing Arts - Jan. 17
CLC alumna to speak on Australia trip
Entertainment Briefs - Jan. 17
Her Voice Magazine
Special Issues and Magazines
John & Pat Wlasiuk
Del and Bobbie Seehafer
Dayne Fox- Jennah Fox
Cheryl Lynn Hanson
James Norman Nelson
KLICK! & More
Crow Wing Co. In-Custody
On the Fly: Twitter feed
January 15, 2019
Grim's Grub: Liver pate: Try it, you just might like it
Food is odd in that you sometimes like or hate certain foods in all their forms, and then there are those foods you usually dislike, except when...
January 15, 2019 - 10:00am
January 14, 2019
He went to Waffle House to sober up. Workers dumped food on him and posted the humiliating video to Instagram.
Like countless drunk people before him, the slim man clad in a T-shirt who wandered into an Atlanta-area Waffle House on Jan. 2 was there on...
January 14, 2019 - 2:03pm
January 7, 2019
Ruby's Pop-Up Pantry set for Tuesday
Ruby's Pantry Pop-Up Pantry will be Tuesday, Jan. 8, att the National Guard Armory, 1115 Wright St., Brainerd. Food distribution begins at 11 a.m. and ends at 12:30 p.m.
January 7, 2019 - 4:30am
January 2, 2019
Recipes to reboot your diet
The accompanying recipes, starting with this honey-glazed salmon, each are designed to address a specific habit that can help you make a shift...
January 2, 2019 - 1:28pm
December 27, 2018
Andrew Zimmern's homage to chef Peter Chang is not winning over diners - or Chang's business partner
The early reviews have been rough, though not universally negative, on the dry-fried eggplant dish at Lucky Cricket, chef and "Bizarre Foods"...
December 27, 2018 - 12:21pm
December 26, 2018
In Minnesota, Asian chefs feel the sting of Andrew Zimmern's insults
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. - Sitting at a large round table at Grand Szechuan, its lazy Susan loaded with plates of mapo tofu, dan dan noodles and other...
December 26, 2018 - 1:32pm
December 22, 2018
Chef's Hat: Spruce up holiday meals with tempting sides
The centerpiece of a holiday dinner tends to be a roasted turkey; juicy, baked ham; or, for some, a delectable seafood dish. No matter what main...
December 22, 2018 - 8:00am
December 21, 2018
Instead of the same old fruit basket, consider these healthy, thoughtful food items
Say "healthy holiday food gift" and the knee-jerk response is probably "fruit basket." Although an arrangement of whole fruit is a perfectly...
December 21, 2018 - 1:11pm
Holiday Hershey's Kisses are arriving with broken tips, and chocolate lovers are not happy
Hershey's, you're missing the point. Literally. Hershey's Kisses, particularly the holiday-themed ones, have been turning up with broken tips...
December 21, 2018 - 12:26pm
December 19, 2018
Tips for a healthy, peace-filled holiday season
We all love the holidays, but most of us find it's also a very hectic time of year - often too hectic, leaving us tired and cranky. We don't...
December 19, 2018 - 8:00am
December 10, 2018
The CDC keeps warning people not to eat raw cookie dough - even though it's delicious
The Christmas cookies are in the oven; the mixing bowl, which is still coated with the sugary sweet dough, is calling your name. Don't listen...
December 10, 2018 - 1:07pm
December 5, 2018
Grim's Grub: Yes, deer: Make venison sausage, bacon
I've mentioned in the past that wild food seems to bring out generosity, and venison is often no different. I thank my friends and family very...
December 5, 2018 - 8:00am
December 4, 2018
Ambrosi: Share these easy and delicious gifts from the kitchen
I like to give food as gifts. Homemade gifts are automatically special, just by virtue of the fact that someone personally took the time to make...
December 4, 2018 - 8:08pm
November 27, 2018
Chef's Hat: Enjoy pumpkin - the fruit of fall - without guilt
Pumpkins - and they are indeed a fruit and not a vegetable - start ripening in September. Because these large, orange fruits store well, fresh...
November 27, 2018 - 8:00am
November 26, 2018
This school cafeteria manager has gone bananas, and the kids love it
Early each morning, while students who attend Kingston Elementary in Virginia Beach are still asleep, school cafeteria manager Stacey Truman...
November 26, 2018 - 1:14pm