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Pine River Watershed Alliance to host annual meeting
GOP in disarray as budget impasse threatens shutdown, deep cuts - and default
DWI deaths down in Minnesota, but progress slowing
Crosby Music in the Park
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Destination Downtown Launch Party set June 20
Biz Buzz: Changes coming at Target
11 Minnesota nursing homes on federal 'secret' list of troubled facilities
Roundup is embroiled in cancer cases. Now its maker is putting $5 billion toward a new kind of weed killer
Documents show EPA concern over early draft of PolyMet permit
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Twins rally to give Odorizzi 10th straight win
Woodland leads Rose by one at US Open
Twins retire No. 7 uniform of Joe Mauer, ‘a kid from St. Paul’
Chuck Foreman dines with Vikings running backs, calls them impressive group
Myers: In praise of the 17-inch walleye
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Ask a Trooper: Across the line
Reader Opinion: Hypocrisy is limitless
Wealth Column: How to help your children with college debt
Reader Opinion: Millennials and the Future
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Myers: In praise of the 17-inch walleye
A deadly deer disease is spreading. Could it strike people, too?
Trolling for the Troops thanks veterans for their service
What's Up Outdoors: Great to see young anglers take up sport fishing
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Fostering fatherhood: Need for foster parents growing in Minnesota
Baxter veteran helps Deerwood veteran by bicycling in fundraiser
Fielding Questions: Hope for a burning bush, a noxious flower and a new hedge
Why America is embracing the widening world of non-wheat pastas
Bursack: Caregiver frustrated by mom who doesn't want physical therapy
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Commentary: Stores like Barnes & Noble used to be the bad guys, but now I'm nostalgic for them
Arctic marathoner donates amputated toes for hotel's infamous cocktail
Entertainment Briefs - June 13
Library adds painting classes for art contest
Young female vocalist Lauren Alaina to make trek to Lakes Jam 2019
Her Voice Magazine
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Scott and Shirley Young
Essentia Health - St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
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Marge & Bob Marsh 65th Anniversary
Wynefred D. Johnsen
Richard (Rick) David Markstrom
Jesse Allen Woods
Lowell Allan Bohlke
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This Was Brainerd - June 16
Resiliency workshop to be hosted by Bridges of Hope
What's Doing - June 15
Coming Sunday: Building homes, hope
Senior Calendar - June 17-21
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UPDATE: Deerwood man dies in head-on crash with semitrailer
June 6, 2019
Brainerd Family YMCA and Junior Achievement join forces: New pilot program for 4th and 5th graders starts next week at the Y
What started out as a lemonade stand by Brainerd Family YMCA summer camp youths could become a nationwide initiative by Junior Achievement. The...
June 6, 2019 - 8:31am
May 24, 2019
Toss your cap, it's graduation day! 5 things to remember after high school graduation
This weekend marks the fifth anniversary of my disastrous high school graduation party. Thinking back now, that one night really set the tone...
May 24, 2019 - 8:10am
April 22, 2019
America's elderly are twice as likely to work now than in 1985
Just as single-income families began to vanish in the last century, many of America's elderly are now forgoing retirement for the same reason:...
April 22, 2019 - 1:02pm
April 19, 2019
Minnesota VA commissioner rules in favor of disabled veteran
Jon Kolstad feels vindicated after the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs agreed this week Crow Wing County violated his rights when a...
April 19, 2019 - 9:00am
March 22, 2019
Crow Wing County attorney talks Line 3 pipeline project
A proposed crude oil pipeline replacement project may cross just the northwest corner of Crow Wing County, but the controversy around the project...
March 22, 2019 - 3:00am
March 21, 2019
Coming Friday: Enbridge Line 3 pipeline is a hot potato
The Enbridge Line 3 crude oil pipeline replacement project has been dogged by controversy, with its proponents claiming it will create jobs and...
March 21, 2019 - 9:30am
March 9, 2019
He was looking for a job. What he got was a date with a judge. Veteran claims Crow Wing County violated Veterans Preference Act.
All Jon Kolstad wanted from Crow Wing County was a chance to apply for a different county job—and now it seems the Merrifield resident...
March 9, 2019 - 7:00am
March 8, 2019
Coming this weekend: A veteran's grievance
An Air Force and Air National Guard veteran who is a Crow Wing County employee claims the county violated his rights under the Veterans Preference...
March 8, 2019 - 2:00pm
March 1, 2019
Nonprofit prepares jobless for work with employment, training programs
Just because someone is out of a job doesn't mean he or she is out of opportunities to work. "We've been working with people in our region who...
March 1, 2019 - 7:00am
February 6, 2019
Analysis: The retail apocalypse was worse than we thought, but there's a silver lining
Until last week, it seemed as though U.S. retail employment had recovered from its apocalypse - the wave of store closures headlined by last...
February 6, 2019 - 3:34pm
October 20, 2018
Legal clinic for veterans set
The Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans is hosting a free legal clinic for veterans 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, at the Brainerd American Legion. Attorneys, MACV staff, county veterans service officers and child support officers will be available throughout the day to assist...
October 20, 2018 - 4:30am
October 19, 2018
A brave new world of work
FARGO — We're a long way from the science fiction realms of Westworld, Blade Runner or Star Wars, where robots, androids and artificial...
October 19, 2018 - 4:29pm
October 5, 2018
Unemployment rate falls to 3.7 percent, lowest since 1969
WASHINGTON - The unemployment rate fell to 3.7 percent in September, its lowest level since 1969, the Labor Department reported Friday, Oct....
October 5, 2018 - 8:56am
September 22, 2018
Daughter's desire to remain employed conflicts with mom's needs
Dear Carol: My mom's lived with me for three years. I'm single and have a demanding job but I've made time for Mom's medical appointments and...
September 22, 2018 - 5:58am
September 6, 2018
Hotel chains to tackle worker safety and protection against sexual harassment
Through personal safety devices and revamped corporate policies, America's largest hotel brands are joining a collective effort to protect workers...
September 6, 2018 - 10:22pm