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Brainerd Lofts hosts open house, tours with Destination Downtown contest
Pequot Lakes Business of the Year: Snap Fitness/Hopkins Health & Wellness wins honor
The Pinke Post: Keeping the faith in the future of farming
Minnesota farmer suing the state charged after products test high for THC
How teens can capitalize on the tight job market for summer jobs
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Motorsports: Hefty purses await Stock/Super Stock racers during Bracket Drag Racing Series weekend at BIR
Basketball: Area 8th graders win title
Legion Baseball: Brainerd splits with Rogers
Area Legion Baseball: Swenson pitches Pillager to win
Three 3-run innings lift Red Sox past Twins
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Reader Opinion: Tour of Lakes a success
Sheriff's Corner: There are rules regarding water rafts on Minnesota lakes
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Rescuing a raptor: Neighbors, volunteers return eaglet to nest
Dokken: Read and heed aquatic nuisance species and aquatic invasive species laws — everywhere you travel
Trolling for the Troops thanks veterans for their service
Myers: In praise of the 17-inch walleye
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Horns are growing on young people's skulls. Phone use is to blame, research suggests
Police called it a meth-fueled attack squirrel. An Alabama fugitive says it's his beloved pet.
'Play for Patrick' screenings slated Thursday at Eagle View
Lost Italian: Delicious and nutritious, celebrate our agricultural superfood with Edamame Pesto
Wayback Wednesday: Deadly Fergus Falls "Great Cyclone" happened 100 years ago this week
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'This Is It': Scotty McCreery to take Lakes Jam stage June 28
Live Music - June 20
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Lawsuit: Carrie Underwood, NFL stole 'Sunday Night Football' theme
Her Voice Magazine
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Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
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Elven Ray Holloway
Robert "Bob" Masters
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Art Honoring Nature exhibit slated this weekend
This Was Brainerd - June 20
Nisswa Lions event raises $19,000 to fight diabetes. White Cane Drive is June 22
Explore Music! kids camp opens registration
This Was Brainerd - June 19
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June 5, 2019
Trump administration imposes new restrictions on fetal tissue research
WASHINGTON - The Trump administration on Wednesday ended medical research by government scientists using fetal tissue and also cancelled a multi-million-dollar...
June 5, 2019 - 2:24pm
May 18, 2019
Deb McMillan to lead Minnesota Chamber's workforce initiatives
The Minnesota Chamber recently announced the hiring of Deb McMillan, TwinWest Chamber's vice president of public policy, to lead the Minnesota Chamber Foundation's Center for Workforce Solutions. This center is a first-of-its-kind in Minnesota business-led initiative that offers research...
May 18, 2019 - 11:30am
April 23, 2019
CWC Genealogy Society to meet April 25
The Crow Wing County Genealogy Society will meet from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 25, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Family...
April 23, 2019 - 8:00am
April 7, 2019
Nonprofit coalition advocates initiative to preserve Mississippi headwaters. Study indicates $490-$500 million in direct and indirect benefits
A coalition of environmental nonprofits are pushing an initiative to clean up the Mississippi headwaters—an extensive preservation project...
April 7, 2019 - 10:00am
March 18, 2019
Ruud introduces legislation to combat aquatic invasive species
Sen. Carrie Ruud, R-Breezy Point, introduced legislation to combat aquatic invasive species continuing to pose a threat to Minnesota's lakes and waters. The legislation provides funding for the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center to conduct research, improve control...
March 18, 2019 - 9:30am
March 3, 2019
Research begins to shed light on Red River catfish travels: Tagging and telemetry study also looks at potential harvest impacts
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Learning what fish do in their natural environment long has been a focus of fisheries biologists and science-minded anglers...
March 3, 2019 - 7:05am
February 18, 2019
MDA offers agricultural grants to schools to purchase milk coolers
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is awarding up to $50,000 in Agricultural Growth, Research and Innovation grants to eligible institutions to increase the use of Minnesota dairy in their nutrition programs.
February 18, 2019 - 9:30am
February 9, 2019
Life-changing injury leads to research career for Willmar graduate
WILLMAR – A diving accident the summer after he graduated from Willmar High School changed Peter Grahn’s life. The spinal cord injury he...
February 9, 2019 - 3:44pm
February 1, 2019
Who's lonelier – city slickers or country folks? Results of this study might surprise you.
FARGO — A new study out of the University of Minnesota looked at the differences between rural and urban residents when it comes to social...
February 1, 2019 - 4:31pm
Will Minnesota become the next state to legalize weed?
Governor-elect Tim Walz said he's in favor of legalizing recreational pot late last week—a sign of approval from the state's future chief...
December 1, 2018 - 9:00am
April 24, 2018
Pruitt unveils controversial 'transparency' rule Tuesday limiting what research EPA can use
WASHINGTON - Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt proposed a rule Tuesday that would establish new standards for what science...
April 24, 2018 - 9:22am
March 18, 2018
Library to host writing workshops
The Brainerd Public Library will offer three free writing workshops in April and May led by local authors and sisters Angela Foster and Candace Simar. Each workshop will cover a different skill set, so writers may take one, two or all three. All workshops will be in the large meeting...
March 18, 2018 - 11:00am
March 4, 2018
Fishing for data: Research may help predict impact of diminishing ice, snow on lake ecosystems
ON SIDE LAKE, Minn. — They had ice augers and pop-up shelters and even depth finders, but not a single fishing rod between them. And no...
March 4, 2018 - 9:23pm
February 6, 2018
Breakthrough cancer ‘vaccine’ may eventually eliminate tumors in rapid, inexpensive way, researchers find
STANFORD, Calif. - Researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine in California have developed a breakthrough cancer treatment that eliminates...
February 6, 2018 - 4:30pm
January 22, 2018
Commentary: It's time to stand up for research and extension
That the North Dakota State Board of Agricultural Research and Education decided not to start charging low-population counties more money for extension services can be hailed as a victory for rural areas. Towns that have seen people and businesses move out won't see their extension...
January 22, 2018 - 6:30am