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She painted a picture of meth use in Crow Wing County. And it was sobering. Community services, attorney, sheriff outline efforts to combat meth
Heintzeman urges Minnesotans to submit comments on Enbridge Line 3
Pine River: MnDOT presents Barclay bridge plan
Water tower committee to apply for Minnesota Historical Society grants
Minnesota farmer promotes wheat worldwide
Pine River Community Bowl: Yes we're open; no, the roof didn't collapse
Bayer's blind spot on Monsanto's Roundup may cost billions
Facebook makes big changes to ad system
DNR seeks comments on Enbridge Line 3 replacement
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Boys Basketball: Riewer, four Tigers honored
Scenic: First Day of Spring
Dance Team: Warriors win award
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Scenic: First Day of Spring
Four deer shot by wildlife damage specialists
Minnesota runner wins 350-mile Alaska race
Has CWD spread in Crow Wing County? Disease specialists working to find out
What's Up Outdoors: Braving ugly ice for ugly fish
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
American farmers confront a mental health crisis
Four things that changed my laundry game after doing laundry at my friends' home
It's the Year of the Pig. Is it also the year fake pork takes off in China?
6 ways parents and schools can tackle the spike in teen suicide
Chef's Hat: What to do with a bottle of bourbon
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When a flask is more than a flask: Minnesota artists consider the container — and its accessories
Fargo breast cancer doctors aim to debunk documentary at film festival
Sweet! 'Napoleon Dynamite' stars enjoying film's longevity
Griffin Theatre Company to perform 'In to America' March 29
Abducted central Minnesota girl Jasmine Block appearing on 'Dr. Phil' today, March 19
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Scenic: First Day of Spring
Trees are reflected in a pool on Whiskey Creek Wednesday, March 20, during the vernal equinox just before 4:58 p.m. in Brainerd. Thursday will...
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March 16, 2019
St. Patrick's Day weather covers the gamut: Snowpack recedes, moderate melt reduces flood concerns
What a difference a few days can make. The recent warmup chopped 8 inches off the substantial snowpack in the lakes area. Mountainous snow piles...
March 16, 2019 - 3:00am
March 15, 2019
Flood waters cause minor damage to school buildings
The rainfall, melting snow and frozen ground are not a good mix and are causing minor flooding in the Brainerd lakes area, including area school...
March 15, 2019 - 9:00am
March 14, 2019
Bomb cyclone bolts toward Upper Midwest after blasting Colorado, the Plains
From the Palmer Divide to the Plains Wednesday, March 13, an exceptionally-powerful "bomb cyclone" brought 100 mph wind gusts and conditions...
March 14, 2019 - 12:04pm
March 13, 2019
Weather drawing - March 13
Rainbows and gold coins Weather drawing by Zoie Norgard from Mrs. Meyer's third grade class at Harrison Elementary School.
March 13, 2019 - 6:30am
March 12, 2019
Clash of the Seasons
Brainerd crews work on snow removal at the corner of Laurel and Fifth streets and warmer temperatures work on the spring-like melt as seasons...
March 12, 2019 - 12:00pm
Extreme storm in central US may generate blizzard, flooding, severe storms midweek
An unusually strong late-winter storm is predicted to explosively intensify in the western Plains on Tuesday, March 12 into Wednesday, unleashing...
March 12, 2019 - 10:43am
March 9, 2019
Winter storm warning in effect
A winter storm warning is in effect from noon Saturday, March 9, until 7 a.m. Sunday for nearly all of Minnesota, including the lakes region....
March 9, 2019 - 3:00am
March 4, 2019
At least 23 dead in Alabama as tornadoes ravage the Deep South
The first thing Scott Fillmer noticed was the overwhelming smell of pine trees. The trees littered his front yard just outside Beauregard, Alabama,...
March 4, 2019 - 7:45am
February 26, 2019
Anglers ignore warnings, get stuck on Mille Lacs Lake overnight
Gusting winds and drifted snow made for difficult conditions on both roads and lakes Sunday, Feb. 24. With wind speeds measured at 40 mph at...
February 26, 2019 - 3:00am
February 25, 2019
Under weight of snowfall, Bagley school roof sags
BAGLEY, Minn. -- Heavy snowfall sent Bagley School District students home early Monday, Feb 25 -- but for a different sort of reason. District...
February 25, 2019 - 9:31pm
Within reach: Lakes area needs 5.2 inches of snow to beat Feb. record
Winter 2019 is starting to play like a broken record—repeating jarring hits of blanketing snowfall and subzero deep freezes. Looks like...
February 25, 2019 - 5:00am
February 23, 2019
Heavy snow may pass by, but bitter cold expected
The Brainerd lakes area may be outside the heavy snow expected with a strong winter storm but likely won't miss the return of bitterly cold wind....
February 23, 2019 - 3:00am
February 20, 2019
Ice dams are a scourge. What can you do to get your home ready?
Ice dam season is upon us. An annual headache for local homeowners, ice dams can be costly — causing damage to homes — and dangerous. But...
February 20, 2019 - 10:59am
Bring it on: Record snowfall for February within reach
Setting a new lakes area record for snowfall in February is drawing ever closer. The National Weather Service in Duluth forecasts about 4-6 inches...
February 20, 2019 - 3:00am