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Larger than life: Rukavina remembered for his accomplishments, big personality
Native American drummer speaks on the MAGA-hat wearing teens who surrounded him
Thousands gather for third Women's March after year of controversy
BuzzFeed's stumble is highest-profile misstep at a time when press is under greatest scrutiny
Internal investigation called when Minnesota county staff burn tires
Swanson Assumes Role of President at Frandsen Bank
Shutdown undercuts the IRS, just in time for a particularly difficult tax season
Biz Buzz: Dairy Queen not closing - poised to expand in Brainerd
Minnesota unemployment remains steady; 4 straight months at 2.8 percent
Get a plan for nonproductive land: Solutions take time, but can be found
place a business brief
Area Wrestling: Road Crew runs away with team title
Wild overcome adversity, earn hard-fought win over Blue Jackets
Bemidji State seals Hockey Day sweep: Driscoll, BSU blank Michigan Tech
Minnesota holds off Penn State at buzzer
Bemidji blanks Greenway for Hockey Day Minnesota victory
Athlete of the Week
Commentary: Why progressives should stop avoiding men's issues
Wealth Column: A look at the economy for 2019
Opinion: Foreign aid, adjust and repair
Sheriff's Corner: A snapshot of 2018
Kindness is Contagious: Kindness helps us embrace humanity
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BRAD DOKKEN: All systems go for 35th annual DL ice tourney
What's Up Outdoors: Good friends, new lakes make for fun fishing
Successful snowmobile rides start with safety mindset
16 inches of ice: Sheriff gives blessing for Jaycees' Ice Fishing Extravaganza
Anglers are encouraged to take a kid ice fishing Jan. 19-21
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Salonen: I was unplanned, but, thank God, I’m here
Religious fundamentalist leader plans northeast Minn. building project: Church is known for child marriage, polygamy
Forget to take your medication? A new digital pill will alert you - and your doctor
Church News - Jan. 18
Bursack: Suffering parents' deaths can bring both sorrow and relief
Science and Tech
This Was Brainerd
Weaving hard work and history: Basket-makers rely on knowledge passed down over years
Special Events - Jan. 17
Performing Arts - Jan. 17
CLC alumna to speak on Australia trip
Entertainment Briefs - Jan. 17
Her Voice Magazine
Special Issues and Magazines
John & Pat Wlasiuk
Del and Bobbie Seehafer
Dayne Fox- Jennah Fox
Cheryl Lynn Hanson
Dorothy Ann (Meyer) Thielen
Denise A. Jasman
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Crow Wing Co. In-Custody
On the Fly: Twitter feed
January 19, 2019
What's Doing - Jan. 19
Chapter DV to meet PEO Chapter DV will meet 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 21, at the home of Annie Swanstrom. Jan Morton will co-host. A report about Cottey College will be given by Diane Eitrheim and Vicki Kopplin. It's Founder's Day. Annie will give the program "Honoring Our Past." 'Gladesmen:...
21 hours 2 min ago
January 18, 2019
Senior calendar - Jan. 21-25
The Center 803 Kingwood St., Brainerd 218-829-9345 TheBrainerdCenter.com Monday 8 a.m. - Card Recycling 7 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Exercise Rooms 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Prayer Quilters 9-11 a.m. - Advice from Ann 9 a.m. - Zumba 9:30 a.m. - Mahjong Lessons 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Gift Shop 11-11:30...
January 18, 2019 - 11:30am
This Was Brainerd - Jan. 18
JANUARY 18 20 years ago (1999)On Jan. 16, FOX Sports camera crews taped many clips from the Jaycees $100,000 Fishing Extravaganza to be used...
January 18, 2019 - 3:30am
January 17, 2019
Back to Hack events slated Friday-Sunday
Back to Hack events will run Friday-Sunday, Jan. 18-20, in Hackensack. Medallion hunt clues will be released at 10 a.m. every day starting Thursday,...
January 17, 2019 - 8:00am
Snowmobile Rendezvous on tap in Pequot Lakes
The 25th annual Antique Snowmobile Rendezvous begins Thursday, Jan. 17, in Pequot Lakes. The three-day event begins with "Shop Night" at 6 p.m....
January 17, 2019 - 6:00am
January 16, 2019
This Was Brainerd - Jan.16
JANUARY 16 20 years ago (1999)The retail world in east Brainerd has suffered a second serious blow with word that Montgomery Ward in the East...
January 16, 2019 - 3:30am
January 15, 2019
This Was Brainerd - Jan. 15
JANUARY 15 20 years ago (1999)It's official. FOX Sports will attend the Brainerd Jaycees $100,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza on Jan. 16, says Jaycee publicity chair Bob Slaybaugh. FOX is in Minneapolis for the Vikings-Atlanta NFL game. The Jaycees are still trying to get broadcaster...
January 15, 2019 - 3:30am
January 14, 2019
This Was Brainerd - Jan. 14
JANUARY 14 20 years ago (1999)Former county commissioner Mary Koep made a dramatic plea to the county board, asking for a public referendum on the question of jail expansion plans. Despite months of discussion, Koep said if the board was confident, it should not be afraid of public...
January 14, 2019 - 3:30am
January 13, 2019
Lake Country Faces: Runksmeier keeps Breezy Point running smoothly
Deb Runksmeier wasn't looking for a new job when she saw the posting for deputy clerk and office manager for the city of Breezy Point. The position...
January 13, 2019 - 6:00am
This Was Brainerd - Jan. 13
JANUARY 13 20 years ago (1999)The raise in first class postage rates to 33 cents caused a run on one-cent stamps at area post offices, the worst anyone can remember. Aitkin and Deerwood ran out of the one-centers, and people flocked to Crosby. Brainerd had 70,000 one-cent stamps...
January 13, 2019 - 3:30am
January 12, 2019
What's Doing - Jan. 12
Xi Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa to meet The Xi chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa will meet 4:15 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14, at the Brainerd Public Library. The program will be a presentation on the Brainerd Public Library's adult and children's programs. The altruism project for this month is...
January 12, 2019 - 3:30am
January 11, 2019
Be ready to get Back to Hack Jan. 18-20
Back to Hack will liven up the Hackensack winter scene and will feature the return of many annual favorites, including a snow sculpture contest,...
January 11, 2019 - 8:00am
This Was Brainerd - Jan.11
JANUARY 11 20 years ago (1999)For NFL players, the build-up and hype disappear with the initial kickoff. For Deerwood resident Jack Dryer, that's when the pressure starts. Dryer has been the NFL's timekeeper for Viking games for 32 years, and has worked nearly every home game...
January 11, 2019 - 3:30am
January 10, 2019
This Was Brainerd - Jan. 10
JANUARY 10 20 years ago (1999)Growing up in a log cabin that lacked electricity and running water, James Wallin was no stranger to hard work, pumping water and cutting wood for heat. This week, Wallin accepted his newest challenge when he was sworn in as Brainerd's 40th mayor....
January 10, 2019 - 3:30am
January 9, 2019
This Was Brainerd - Jan. 9
JANUARY 9 20 years ago (1999)The Warrior boys' swim team remained unbeaten after a 106-75 conference win over St. Cloud Tech. Brainerd won nine events, led by Tate Severson in the 200 free and 100 fly, Paul Fitzpatrick 50 free, Pat O'Brien 100 free, Ryan Scheeler 500 free and...
January 9, 2019 - 3:30am