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Former Sen. Coleman dives into lake north of Brainerd to avoid boat crash
'First Inhabitants' talk set Tuesday, June 25
Farm deluge starts to seep into America's fragile rural economy
Work crews to pave sections of Cypress Drive corridor project this week
Iran warns US it could down more drones as Pompeo arrives in Persian Gulf
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Farm deluge starts to seep into America's fragile rural economy
Trump to sign executive order to compel disclosure of health care prices
As resorts, campgrounds continue to disappear, Minnesota tourism industry could take a hit
Farm Service Agency county committee nominations open
Solar convert: Green energy equals money in the bank
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Stock Car Racing: Winning and racing more than a hobby for Gonskas
Legion Baseball: Brainerd enjoys 2-1 weekend
Pineda mistake costly as Twins lose finale in Kansas City
Reavie wins Travelers for first title since 2008
Green captures Women's PGA for first career win
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Guest Opinion: Stepping up to create a clean energy future
McFeely: No signs of bigots, but plenty of friendship at Pelican Rapids festival
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What's Up Outdoors: Trolling for the Troops is what it's all about
Outdoor notes for June 23
Western Minnesota pelicans slowly rebounding
Rescuing a raptor: Neighbors, volunteers return eaglet to nest
Researchers tackle brainworm epidemic in northern Minnesota moose population
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Twitter challenge reveals ugly truth behind Minnesota Nice
The importance of being an advocate for mental health
Minnesota Zoo monorail train gets new life in rural Wisconsin
New app helps connect hungry children with food in Minnesota
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Dave Bartholomew, musician and producer who guided Fats Domino's career, dies at 100
Judith Krantz, best-selling author of racy romance novels, dies at 91
Jammin' at Moondance Country Fest
PR-B youth stage 'Snow White'
Comic legend Bob Newhart to perform at first-ever Minneapolis Comedy Fest
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Lakes Area Music Festival to host Solstice event
Turtle Town Art Fair slated in Longville
Cass County Fair to run June 27-30 in Pine River
This Was Brainerd - June 24
Nearly 60 catch 265 fish at Hackensack Children's Fishing Contest
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June 7, 2019
Smiles for Jake fundraiser takes rowing to a whole new level
David Quisberg wants to raise money for a community cause that's also personal by rowing his way to his $35,000 fundraising goal, which he hopes...
June 7, 2019 - 11:30am
June 1, 2019
Man jumps at a Minnesota county jail, fellow inmates use a laundry cart to save him
It was a normal day at the Ramsey County jail until a shout from a correctional officer grabbed the attention of inmates nearby. Deonte Blackwell...
June 1, 2019 - 12:15pm
May 21, 2019
In stressful times, farmers need to add mental health to the to-do list
Most farmers and ranchers have lists of chores they want to get done. But rarely do they remember to put caring for the most important asset...
May 21, 2019 - 6:00am
May 5, 2019
Bridges of Hope builds upon community-based initiatives. 'Walk for Hope' in June includes sober walk in northeast Brainerd
Community organizations took a new tack in August dealing with issues such as suicide, juvenile offenses and dropout rates by partnering with...
May 5, 2019 - 11:00am
May 3, 2019
Coming this Weekend: Building Bridges of Hope
Community organizations took a new approach in August dealing with issues such as suicide, juvenile offenses and dropout rates by partnering...
May 3, 2019 - 11:00am
April 30, 2019
Study: Suicides spiked in the months after Netflix released '13 Reasons Why'
Since "13 Reasons Why" debuted on Netflix two years ago, some critics and social scientists have said the popular teen series glorifies suicide...
April 30, 2019 - 9:30pm
April 24, 2019
Crow Wing County Board hears from recovering drug addicts at open forum
Kaylyn Collett and Charly Niesen stood before the Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners to let the board know exactly what addiction looked...
April 24, 2019 - 9:54am
April 22, 2019
Woman says Duluth police responded inadequately when her husband took his life
DULUTH — The text message Marion Massey received from her husband, John Massey, was disturbing."One last favor, I promise," it read. "After...
April 22, 2019 - 9:09am
April 18, 2019
Crow Wing County social worker calls addiction a disease, not a choice
A licensed alcohol and drug counselor for Crow Wing County recently gave a science-based presentation about addiction to the county board after...
April 18, 2019 - 10:30am
April 16, 2019
Kayakers sought for Paddle to the Moon event
The Crow Wing Paddlers group is seeking 100 people to participate in the second annual Paddle to the Moon event July 26 in Crosslake. Paddlers will kayak from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Campground to Moonlite Bay and back to raise money for Saving Hearts, a group dedicated to...
April 16, 2019 - 2:30pm
April 10, 2019
Crow Wing County commissioner remains mum, supporters speak up
Crow Wing County Commissioner Paul Koering didn't say much at the latest board meeting, but his supporters had plenty to say after his comments...
April 10, 2019 - 5:00am
April 3, 2019
Stand-off with suicidal man ends peacefully in Baxter
A stand-off with a 21-year-old suicidal man from Brainerd Monday, April 1, ended peacefully after a crisis negotiation team talked with the man...
April 3, 2019 - 7:00am
March 28, 2019
They were high on drugs. Now, they're just grateful to still be alive.
Crystal McCormick and Tashya Swenson say they would not be alive today if it had not been for the county's assistance. The women from Crosby...
March 28, 2019 - 5:00am
March 25, 2019
Parkland student dies in 'apparent suicide,' police say
PARKLAND, Fla. - In the span of one week, two teenagers have died by suicide in Parkland, the community still grieving the loss of 17 teachers...
March 25, 2019 - 7:10am
March 20, 2019
American farmers confront a mental health crisis
The worst agricultural downturn since the 1980s is taking its toll on the emotional well-being of American farmers. In Kentucky, Montana and...
March 20, 2019 - 12:02pm