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Tribal leaders mark historic moment, painful past at 'Sovereignty Day' at the Capitol
U.S. House Ag Committee staff has strong ties to Minnesota and North Dakota
Minnesota dentist faces arson charge following Wis. boathouse fire
Police Blotter - Feb. 18
Jerry Westrom charged in 25-year-old murder case, defense attorney says evidence is thin
Payless to close all U.S. stores
Digital brands are booming. Can they save malls?
Business Notes for Feb. 17
Good Samaritan Society - Bethany named a high performer by U.S. News & World Report
Analysis: Amazon paid no federal taxes on $11.2 billion in profits last year
place a business brief
Twins adjusting to idea of major league pitch clock
Twins begin full-squad workouts with emphasis on unity
Hockey: Warrior girls earn No. 3 seed for State tourney
Cuyuna Lakes Ice Fishing contest results
Dance Team: Warriors finish successful season with a 4th at state
Athlete of the Week
Commentary: How to screw up an emergency declaration in 10 easy steps
Commentary: How many more lives must be lost?
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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Cuyuna Lakes Ice Fishing contest results
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
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
3 things for better health - Feb. 18
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
Science and Tech
This Was Brainerd
Listen now: The Twisted Tale of John Henry Seadlund
How a stray puppy rescued from a trash pit became a movie star
The pain of Frida Kahlo
TV show delves into Kensington Runestone
'Love Letters' performance to benefit Plut Scholarship
Her Voice Magazine
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Crow Wing Co. In-Custody
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February 16, 2019
Landlord removes bathroom access for homeless families nonprofit. Funeral home director Taylor cites utilities costs, disputes over lease and program operation.
For more than three weeks, spanning a stretch of dangerously cold weather, staff and clients of homelessness program New Pathways in Brainerd...
February 16, 2019 - 9:06am
February 14, 2019
Nordic Ski: Storbakken just misses, Warrior girls pleased. Flyers' Corbett shines in 1st state meet
BIWABIK—It was a mixed bag of emotions for all the right reasons Thursday, Feb. 14. For Brainerd senior Evan Storbakken, who landed the...
February 14, 2019 - 10:00pm
Brainerd: City reminds residents of snow removal regulations
With this winter's abundant snowfall, Brainerd city engineer Paul Sandy reminds residents of the city's snow ordinances and to keep plow routes...
February 14, 2019 - 1:00pm
February 13, 2019
20-year-old faces charges in BHS locker room attack: Suspect is registered sex offender, has criminal history
A 20-year-old registered sex offender waited inside the girls' locker room for nearly an hour before attacking a Brainerd High School staff member...
February 13, 2019 - 10:48pm
February 8, 2019
Dance Team: 13 area dancers land all-state sports
Brainerd's Mariah Erickson and Harlie Spieker were selected to the Minnesota Association of Dance Teams Class 3A All-State kick team, while Macy...
February 8, 2019 - 9:00am
February 7, 2019
Basketball: KOC free throw winners
Twelve area athletes earned spots in regionals as they topped their respective divisions at the Knights of Columbus district free throw contest...
February 7, 2019 - 5:08pm
February 5, 2019
Cutting down trees for sidewalks
With Randy Fearing cutting and Matt Boyd on the skid loader applying pressure, crews from Mike's Tree Co. moved up 10th Avenue Northeast cutting...
February 5, 2019 - 4:00pm
Woman faces charges after ripping hospital equipment off wall, biting security officer
A 25-year-old Motley woman faces criminal charges after allegedly damaging property in the emergency room at Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical...
February 5, 2019 - 7:00am
February 4, 2019
Becoming a superhero: Comic strip depicts local Boy Scout's lifesaving efforts
It's a bird! It's a plane! It's Ben Soukup, Scout in Action! Not many people can say they've been immortalized as a superhero—but 19-year-old...
February 4, 2019 - 11:00am
February 1, 2019
Car CPR: Near record-setting cold of 43 below hammers vehicles, residents. Low wind chills of 30 below continue through Friday morning, Feb. 1
It's been something of a game of mercury limbo for thermometers in the lakes area and—what's more—while temperatures are hovering...
February 1, 2019 - 5:00am
January 31, 2019
Man faces felony charges for allegedly raping girl multiple times
A 33-year-old Brainerd man faces felony criminal sexual assault charges for allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl on multiple occasions. William...
January 31, 2019 - 7:00am
January 30, 2019
30 below zero? No problem. We make our own fun.
Brainerd Dispatch reporter Frank Lee "chills out" Wednesday, Jan. 30, during the polar vortex by having fun experimenting with an egg, bubbles,...
January 30, 2019 - 4:48pm
UPDATE: Local schools, others closed Tuesday-Wednesday due to frigid temps
Brainerd, Pequot Lakes, Pillager and Little Falls along with many other area districts and services will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday, Jan....
January 30, 2019 - 7:46am
January 29, 2019
Salvation Army in Brainerd among those serving federal employees
The Salvation Army can offer food and financial assistance, as resources allow, for federal employees in North Dakota and Greater Minnesota impacted by the government shutdown. Among the Salvation Army locations offering support are Brainerd, Duluth, International Falls, Rochester...
January 29, 2019 - 4:30am
January 26, 2019
CLC to host speaker on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
The community is invited to a program in honor of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, in the Chalberg Theatre on...
January 26, 2019 - 8:00am