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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
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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
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Essentia Health - St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
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Marge & Bob Marsh 65th Anniversary
Wynefred D. Johnsen
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This Was Brainerd - June 16
Resiliency workshop to be hosted by Bridges of Hope
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UPDATE: Deerwood man dies in head-on crash with semitrailer
June 9, 2019
Dokken: Cedar waxwings bring flowering crab tree to life during early June encounter
I don’t know as much about birds as I should, but I enjoy seeing and hearing the songbirds that roll through the region every spring en route...
June 9, 2019 - 8:10am
May 26, 2019
Tanager among the pines
Tony Wenzel of Randall wrote: "Here is a Scarlet Tanager and is one beautiful bird. I was able to capture this shot when he was in the pines."...
May 26, 2019 - 3:00am
May 22, 2019
Tick population is booming. Is climate change to blame? Will tick-borne diseases increase?
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports the number of tick-borne diseases is increasing at a record pace while the geographic...
May 22, 2019 - 12:33pm
Elusive red sprites, like glowing jellyfish in the night sky, photographed in Oklahoma
Have you ever seen a giant red jellyfish light up the night sky for a split second? If you have, you're not imagining things. You've just witnessed...
April 22, 2019 - 1:34pm
Falcon program slated April 24 in Brainerd
Celebrate peregrine falcons at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, at the Northland Arboretum in Brainerd with the opportunity to observe live birds on-site. Jacquelyn Fallon, Minnesota state coordinator for peregrine falcons and vice chair of field operations for the Midwest Peregrine Society,...
April 22, 2019 - 6:30am
April 16, 2019
Electric utilities still at war with public enemy No. 1: Squirrels
Early in Michael Hyland's career, when he worked with electric power crews in New Hampshire, word got back to him that a customer was upset after...
April 16, 2019 - 1:30pm
April 11, 2019
Commentary: Digging into our planet's history
These are the days of miracles and wonders, as Paul Simon once sang. News of one such marvel took me on a bright spring morning to the paleontology...
April 11, 2019 - 1:36pm
January 26, 2019
Wilebski’s Evergreen Acres in Minn. a haven for wildlife and nature enthusiasts
KITTSON COUNTY, Minn. -- It’s a brutally cold January day, but signs of life continue to stir at Wilebski’s Evergreen Acres. Redpolls, chickadees,...
January 26, 2019 - 6:01pm
December 18, 2018
Long Lake Conservation Center hosts winter course
PALISADE—Long Lake Conservation Center is offering "A Week of Winter Wonders Master Naturalist Class" Jan. 28 through Feb. 1, 2019, featuring...
December 18, 2018 - 8:00am
December 7, 2018
'Make better choices': Endangered Hawaiian monk seals keep getting eels stuck up their noses and scientists want them to stop
A relaxed-looking juvenile Hawaiian monk seal lounges near a sandy white beach on some green foliage. Its eyes are half-closed and it has a serene...
December 7, 2018 - 11:51am
December 6, 2018
World's first honey bee vaccine seeks to save dying pollinators
A growing number of honey bees die each year due to pesticides, vanishing habitats, poor nutrition and climate change, with potentially disastrous...
December 6, 2018 - 9:46am
November 18, 2018
Veeder: A song for a new season
WATFORD CITY, N.D. -- If I could fill my page with words to make up an ending to each season that has given us her all — glorious orange sunsets...
November 18, 2018 - 10:00am
October 2, 2018
'Drunk' birds reported in Gilbert, Minn.
GILBERT, Minn. — Reports of erratic bird activity prompted the Gilbert Police Department to issue a news release Tuesday, Oct. 2. Police...
October 2, 2018 - 6:18pm
October 1, 2018
Art Walk at the Arb
The Art Walk at the Arb event, hosted by the Northland Arboretum and The Crossing Arts Alliance, featured a variety of nature inspired art stations,...
October 1, 2018 - 11:00am
September 25, 2018
Court restores federal protections to Yellowstone-area grizzly bears
A U.S. District Court judge restored federal protections on Monday to about 700 grizzly bears living in and around Yellowstone National Park,...
September 25, 2018 - 10:34am