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Former UMD athlete alleges retaliation for supporting coach accused of sexual misconduct
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Environmental and tribal groups hold education summit on Line 3
Forbes declares Gary Tharaldson ND's first billionaire, but behind neighboring state's richest
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Farm deluge starts to seep into America's fragile rural economy
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Altidore's stunner lifts U.S. past Panama in Gold Cup
Twins’ Max Kepler appears to have avoided the worst with elbow injury
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Danger remains as the number of people climbing Mount Everest increases
Minnesota DNR needs help collecting muskie scales on Lake Vermilion
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Inside the Outdoors: Gray wolf may be the "third rail" of wildlife management
Anglers: Consider releasing big sunfish, eat the smaller ones
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New HPV vaccine recommendation for people through age 45
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Former addict opens her heart and a home for moms in recovery
Lost Italian: Quick and easy but still delicious, Gio's Pork Pizzaiola is a good choice for dinner
Wayback Wednesday: Friday marks 50th anniversary of riots considered to be start of gay rights movement
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Beth Chapman, of 'Dog the Bounty Hunter' fame, dies at 51
Lakes Jam is here: 'Everything's gonna be bigger'
Lakes Area Artists' fine art show, sale set July 5-6
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Dave Bartholomew, musician and producer who guided Fats Domino's career, dies at 100
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This Was Brainerd - June 26
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This Was Brainerd - June 25
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June 25, 2019
Brainerd Public Schools announces summer hours
Brainerd Public Schools announces the following summer hours for its buildings. When a school building has scheduled programming, such as summer school, athletic camps/practices, community education activities or music lessons, the front doors of the building will be open 7:30 a.m....
June 25, 2019 - 8:30am
June 7, 2019
Local substitute teacher disputes school district restraining order
A local substitute teacher disputes allegations that led to a harassment restraining order from the Staples-Motley School District. Dave Johnson,...
June 7, 2019 - 10:39am
June 1, 2019
Brainerd Public Schools: Officials seek feedback on district's future
The Brainerd School District is seeking the community's input in defining what it means to be a Warrior. "At Brainerd Public Schools we are taking...
June 1, 2019 - 11:00am
May 14, 2019
Pillager Schools: Voters approve both referendum questions
It was close, but it's a 'yes.' Two, actually. Voters approved the Pillager School District's $14.39 million bonding referendum Tuesday, May...
May 14, 2019 - 10:41pm
Brainerd Family YMCA gets rolling with bicycle commuter program
The Brainerd Family YMCA would like more residents to bicycle to work with two new initiatives intended to encourage those wishing to commute...
April 14, 2019 - 7:00am
April 4, 2019
Minnesota Severe Weather Awareness Week is April 8-12
Minnesota Severe Weather Awareness Week starts Monday, April 8, and ends April 12. Crow Wing County collaborates each year with the National...
April 4, 2019 - 6:30am
March 5, 2019
Future kindergartners invited to Kindergarten Round-Up
The Brainerd School District invited students who will start kindergarten in the fall of 2019 and their families to Kindergarten Round-Up at each of the six elementary schools, 5-6:30 p.m March 19. A short program will begin at each school at 5 p.m. and be followed by school tours,...
March 5, 2019 - 6:30am
February 15, 2019
3 Minnesota schools to receive fitness center from national Foundation for Governors' Fitness Councils
Continuing his goal of ending childhood obesity, fitness specialist Jake Steinfeld, chairman of the National Foundation for Governors' Fitness Councils, kicked off 2019 by selecting Minnesota for its 2019 DON'T QUIT! Campaign.
February 15, 2019 - 4:30am
December 27, 2018
Numerous school lockdowns are traumatizing kids
Locked behind their green classroom door, MaKenzie Woody and 25 other first-graders huddled in the darkness. She sat on the vinyl tile floor...
December 27, 2018 - 8:10am
December 5, 2018
Brainerd: School district scales down proposed parking lots
Compromise is brewing in Brainerd. City council and school board members are beginning to see eye-to-eye on school parking needs. Mild disagreement...
December 5, 2018 - 7:00am
November 24, 2018
Pillager Public Schools: District officials working on revised referendum plan
After receiving feedback on why voters opposed a $13.2 million referendum in November 2017, Pillager School District officials are working diligently...
November 24, 2018 - 9:00am
November 18, 2018
They had an idea. Now, they're wondering if it will work. An innovative community, collaborative project is tackling childhood trauma.
It's been said it takes a village to raise a child, but imagine what would happen if a community came together to help children? Community organizations...
November 18, 2018 - 5:00am
November 14, 2018
Reader Opinion: Election
I did smile some when I read that Minnesota is turning red because Stauber won. Obviously I beg to differ along with Walz and many others who did win also. The problem with mining and oil is in some cases the companies do not clean up their messes, it is often cheaper for them to...
November 14, 2018 - 8:30am
November 13, 2018
Laughing teens make boy with cerebral palsy lie in muddy creek, using him as human bridge. He forgives them.
At first, 14-year-old Brett Corbett told his mom he was sent to the principal's office sopping wet because the kids dared him to swim in the...
November 13, 2018 - 1:38pm
October 30, 2018
Brainerd Public Schools: Board supports Jasperwood for new Baxter elementary
The Brainerd School Board voted for Jasperwood Drive as its preferred location for the new elementary school in Baxter. Board members looked...
October 30, 2018 - 10:00am