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Amy Klobuchar vows to bridge rural-urban divide during first presidential campaign stop
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Business Notes for Feb. 17
Good Samaritan Society - Bethany named a high performer by U.S. News & World Report
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Biz Buzz: Development plan features green design
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Colin Kaepernick still 'absolutely wants to play' in the NFL, attorney says
Area Male Athlete: Up-tempo Pequot perfect for Schommer
Outdoor Notes for Feb. 17
COLLEGE HOCKEY ROUNDUP: Beavers get 5-point weekend, move in to 4th in WCHA
Denver goalie Cooley blanks UMD for a second time this season
Athlete of the Week
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Guest Opinion: Proposed paid and sick leave legislation is wrong for Minnesota
Commentary: Warming to the idea of a basic income
Our Opinion: It's past time to put down our cellphones
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Outdoor Notes for Feb. 17
Warroad class sheds light on careers in the outdoors
What's Up Outdoors: In search of sturgeon on Lake Winnebago
CWD found in wild deer in Crow Wing County
Retirement on the horizon for Crookston bait shop owners
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Jake Haapajoki took his own life as a teen. But his 'Smiles' live on.
Family of fighters: High school senior and three family members all diagnosed with cancer in four-week period
Growing Together: Take your mind off winter by preparing for spring gardening
Sign on the dotted line: Why millennials are writing contracts for their relationships
Clergy View: Agree to disagree
Science and Tech
This Was Brainerd
The pain of Frida Kahlo
TV show delves into Kensington Runestone
'Love Letters' performance to benefit Plut Scholarship
Performing Arts - Feb. 14
Legendary Whitesidewalls to perform in Staples
Her Voice Magazine
Special Issues and Magazines
Fred and Karen Nygaard
Paul F. Caquelin
Joel Brian Carlson
Timothy J. McGuire
Joel Brian Carlson
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Crow Wing Co. In-Custody
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Snow removal on Crow Wing County's agenda
Crow Wing County maintenance crews will remove snow throughout the week from various roads. Crews will remove snow from County Highway 33 Tuesday, Feb. 19, and Wednesday; from County Highway 45 on Tuesday and Wednesday, and from County Highway 48 Wednesday and Thursday. Crews will...
3 hours 26 min ago
February 12, 2019
Downtown Brainerd snow removal begins early Feb. 13
Snow removal in the Downtown Business District will start at 3 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13. Parking will be banned on the following streets: •...
February 12, 2019 - 10:04pm
Snowboarders delight in more fresh powder
Snowboarder Peyton Cook soared above a jump Monday, Feb. 11, at Mount Ski Gull near Nisswa. With abundant snowfalls, this winter is providing...
February 12, 2019 - 9:00am
Latest snowfall could add 2-4 inches to snow depth
With yet another snowfall adding to the accumulating base, this winter is becoming a snow sport enthusiast's favorite and a snow shoveler's dilemma...
February 12, 2019 - 3:00am
February 11, 2019
More snow? Oh, no! - Snowfall expected to continue
The good news? Below-zero temperatures that gripped the Brainerd lakes area about a week ago that were daytime highs are not forecasted for this...
February 11, 2019 - 3:00am
February 10, 2019
Crow Wing County road maintenance continues this week
Crow Wing County maintenance crews will plow and remove snow throughout the week. Crews will remove snow Thursday, Feb. 14, along County Highway 3/Mill Avenue from Highway 210 to the Mill Avenue Bridge and on County Highway 45/13th Street from Highway 210 to County Road 117 in Brainerd....
February 10, 2019 - 10:30am
February 8, 2019
Mother Nature isn't giving up: Snow pounds lakes area
Oops, Mother Nature did it again. Just as Brainerd lakes area residents shoveled out their driveways and sidewalks and began feeling some relief...
February 8, 2019 - 3:00am
January 31, 2019
WinterFest fills first weekend in February
Crosslake will host its annual WinterFest event Thursday-Saturday, Jan. 31-Feb. 2, with winter fun for the entire family. Following is a schedule...
January 31, 2019 - 6:00am
January 22, 2019
After snow, brace for big chill: Motorists may face difficult commute Jan. 22 with slick roads
Snow followed by bone-chilling cold is January's way and this winter is following suit. Monday, Jan. 21, the afternoon snowfall made for slick...
January 22, 2019 - 5:00am
January 21, 2019
Lakes area should brace for 5-7 inches of snow
After a break from snow, lakes area residents likely will need to find their shovels again and make sure their snow blowers work with 5-7 inches...
January 21, 2019 - 12:09pm
Wind chills and then snowfall: Brainerd expected to see up to 7 inches of snow by Tuesday
Frigid temperatures are expected to hold on through Monday morning, followed by a possibility of up to 7 inches of snow. The National Weather...
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
January 14, 2019 - 12:00pm
January 10, 2019
Winter weather a boon for business - Snow brings out snowmobilers
The Brainerd lakes area often sees a decline in business at local establishments as cold weather rolls in. Tourism and outdoor recreation in...
January 10, 2019 - 6:00am
January 4, 2019
Brainerd crews finish last of snow removal after storm
A record-breaking December snowfall in the Brainerd lakes area meant a lot of overtime for street plowers. The city of Brainerd's street department...
January 4, 2019 - 5:00am
January 3, 2019
Greenhouse collapses under snow at Erickson's
"Winter happens," was Mike Barthel's response to the collapse of a greenhouse under the weight of snow at his Brainerd business, Erickson's Greenhouse,...
January 3, 2019 - 9:10am