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Snow removal on Crow Wing County's agenda
3 hours 26 min ago
February 12, 2019
Downtown Brainerd snow removal begins early Feb. 13
February 12, 2019 - 10:04pm
Snowboarder Peyton Cook soars above a jump Monday, Feb. 11, at Mount Ski Gull near Nisswa. With abundant snowfalls, this winter is providing snow sports enthusiasts with plenty of options to get out and embrace winter. The lakes region may receive another 2-4 inches of fresh snow through Tuesday. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Snowboarders delight in more fresh powder
February 12, 2019 - 9:00am
Latest snowfall could add 2-4 inches to snow depth
February 12, 2019 - 3:00am
February 11, 2019
A snowmobiler heads out through the snow onto Rice Lake Sunday, Feb. 10, in Brainerd. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
More snow? Oh, no! - Snowfall expected to continue
February 11, 2019 - 3:00am
February 10, 2019
Crow Wing County road maintenance continues this week
February 10, 2019 - 10:30am
February 8, 2019
A woman shovels a walkway Thursday, Feb. 7,  in northeast Brainerd as heavy snow falls in central Minnesota. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Mother Nature isn't giving up: Snow pounds lakes area
February 8, 2019 - 3:00am
January 31, 2019
WinterFest fills first weekend in February
January 31, 2019 - 6:00am
January 22, 2019
Emergency personnel work to free a 19-year-old man from his vehicle after it rolled into the east ditch of Highway 371 south of Brainerd Monday, Jan. 21. The Brainerd Fire Department extricated the man and he was transported to Essentia Health-St. Joseph’s Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch  Video  play button
After snow, brace for big chill: Motorists may face difficult commute Jan. 22 with slick roads
January 22, 2019 - 5:00am
January 21, 2019
Today: There is a 100 percent chance of snow, mainly after noon, with a total daytime accumulation of 1-3 inches possible, with more snowfall expected tonight and Tuesday morning. Photo Illustration.
Lakes area should brace for 5-7 inches of snow
January 21, 2019 - 12:09pm
Graphic: National Weather Service Duluth
Wind chills and then snowfall: Brainerd expected to see up to 7 inches of snow by Tuesday
January 21, 2019 - 3:00am
January 14, 2019
A snow family hangs out in their front yard Friday, Jan. 11, on Bluff Avenue in Brainerd. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Snow Family
January 14, 2019 - 12:00pm
January 10, 2019
With a later snowfall this season, many businesses were waiting with anticipation to see how they would be affected. For some restaurants close to trails, late December snowstorms caused a significant surge in patronage. Managers are thrilled with recent business. Photo Illustration
Winter weather a boon for business - Snow brings out snowmobilers
January 10, 2019 - 6:00am
January 4, 2019
A windrow of snow is devoured by a city of Brainerd street department snowblower Thursday, Jan. 3, on South 4th Street in Brainerd. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd crews finish last of snow removal after storm
January 4, 2019 - 5:00am
January 3, 2019
A roof on one of the greenhouses at Erickson’s Greenhouse collapsed New Year’s Eve under the weight of heavy snow. The building contained leftover Christmas trees. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch play button
Greenhouse collapses under snow at Erickson's
January 3, 2019 - 9:10am