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GOP in disarray as budget impasse threatens shutdown, deep cuts - and default
DWI deaths down in Minnesota, but progress slowing
Crosby Music in the Park
When abortion was illegal: A 1966 series revealed how women got them anyway
Minnesota lawyer gets 14 years in prison for ‘porno-trolling’ internet users
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Destination Downtown Launch Party set June 20
Biz Buzz: Changes coming at Target
11 Minnesota nursing homes on federal 'secret' list of troubled facilities
Roundup is embroiled in cancer cases. Now its maker is putting $5 billion toward a new kind of weed killer
Documents show EPA concern over early draft of PolyMet permit
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Softball: Over 50 league looking for players
Golf results - June 13, 2019
Amateur Baseball: Victory League standings
Auto Racing: Superbikes take on BIR's historic track for Double Sprints this weekend
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Wealth Column: How to help your children with college debt
Reader Opinion: Millennials and the Future
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A deadly deer disease is spreading. Could it strike people, too?
Trolling for the Troops thanks veterans for their service
What's Up Outdoors: Great to see young anglers take up sport fishing
Hunting for answers on forest bird decline
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Fostering fatherhood: Need for foster parents growing in Minnesota
Baxter veteran helps Deerwood veteran by bicycling in fundraiser
Fielding Questions: Hope for a burning bush, a noxious flower and a new hedge
Why America is embracing the widening world of non-wheat pastas
Bursack: Caregiver frustrated by mom who doesn't want physical therapy
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Commentary: Stores like Barnes & Noble used to be the bad guys, but now I'm nostalgic for them
Arctic marathoner donates amputated toes for hotel's infamous cocktail
Entertainment Briefs - June 13
Library adds painting classes for art contest
Young female vocalist Lauren Alaina to make trek to Lakes Jam 2019
Her Voice Magazine
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Scott and Shirley Young
Essentia Health - St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Tom & Peggy Woog
Marge & Bob Marsh 65th Anniversary
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Jack A. Miller
Thomas Angus McDonald
Kathy Jo Riley
Lewis Adams Hudson
Edward C. Markiewicz
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Resiliency workshop to be hosted by Bridges of Hope
What's Doing - June 15
Coming Sunday: Building homes, hope
Senior Calendar - June 17-21
Car show to benefit Ruth's Free Wig Closet planned for Saturday
KLICK! Photo Galleries
This Was Brainerd
Crow Wing Co. In-Custody
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UPDATE: Deerwood man dies in head-on crash with semitrailer
May 27, 2019
Pequot Lakes School: Board approves CIS memorandum
In its Monday, May 20, meeting, the Pequot Lakes School Board unanimously approved a memorandum of understanding for College in the Schools course...
May 27, 2019 - 4:00am
May 3, 2019
Kindness is Contagious: Bathroom doors are the perfect place for kindness
Be brave. Be kind. Be you. That’s what I’m trying to teach my kids. The message seems to get through to them at home, but the majority of...
May 3, 2019 - 8:30am
April 22, 2019
Pequot Lakes School: Board opts not to add school days
With the Pequot Lakes School District currently sitting at 164 student-contact days - one short of what is usually the legal mandate - the school...
April 22, 2019 - 6:00am
April 18, 2019
Local districts decide not to add school days
A spring snowstorm Thursday and Friday, April 11-12, prompted area school closings and late starts. That had school calendars at Pequot Lakes...
April 18, 2019 - 6:00am
April 16, 2019
Crosslake: School board adds second kindergarten class for 2019-20 year
The Crosslake Community School Board added a second kindergarten classroom for the 2019-20 school year during its regular meeting Monday, April...
April 16, 2019 - 4:00am
March 27, 2019
Community invited to PSEO info nights at CLC
Area students and their families are invited to attend one of two post-secondary enrollment options information nights at Central Lakes College. The events are 5:30-6:30 p.m. April 8 and April 15 at the CLC Brainerd campus cafeteria. Parents/guardians and friends are welcome. For...
March 27, 2019 - 10:30am
March 26, 2019
Pequot Lakes School District: Board sets new year budget parameters
In its Monday, March 18, meeting, the Pequot Lakes School Board voted unanimously to charge Superintendent Chris Lindholm and Business Manager...
March 26, 2019 - 4:00am
February 18, 2019
Pequot Lakes School: Board approves hiring six new positions
In its Monday, Feb. 11, meeting, the Pequot Lakes School Board agreed to hire six new staff members for the 2019-20 school year to counter a...
February 18, 2019 - 4:00am
February 8, 2019
Pequot Lakes School: Snow days, staffing discussed at board work session
With the district taking four "snow days" so far this school year, the Pequot Lakes School Board began discussions of finding a day in the calendar...
February 8, 2019 - 4:00am
January 30, 2019
UPDATE: Local schools, others closed Tuesday-Wednesday due to frigid temps
Brainerd, Pequot Lakes, Pillager and Little Falls along with many other area districts and services will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday, Jan....
January 30, 2019 - 7:46am
January 14, 2019
Pequot Lakes School District: New board members sworn in
New Pequot Lakes School Board members Dena Moody and Tracy Wallin - along with re-elected member Derrek Johnson - gave their oaths of office...
January 14, 2019 - 4:00am
December 20, 2018
Pequot Lakes School: Board approves final levy
The Pequot Lakes School District has a levy in place for the coming year. The school board voted in its Monday, Dec. 17, meeting to approve its...
December 20, 2018 - 4:00am
December 3, 2018
The importance of social and emotional intelligence: Becoming our Top 20 selves
The Brainerd lakes area community is having many important conversations around creating healthy initiatives. One important topic we need to...
December 3, 2018 - 3:00pm
Pequot Lakes School: Board approves revised budget, adds new positions
The Pequot Lakes School Board approved further budget revisions to counter an increased enrollment projection. With the newly approved budget,...
December 3, 2018 - 4:00am
November 7, 2018
Pequot Lakes School Board: Two new members elected over incumbents
Voters elected newcomers Dena Moody and Tracy Wallin to the Pequot Lakes School Board, while Derrek Johnson was the only incumbent re-elected...
November 7, 2018 - 10:00am