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Broadband connectivity initiative continues for rural areas in Region Five
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
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
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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
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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
New coalition aims to snuff out tobacco use by working together
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
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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
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January 4, 2019
MnDOT launches new system to help truckers find safe parking
ST. PAUL — Minnesota and seven other Midwestern states have launched a truck parking information system to help freight drivers find safe places...
January 4, 2019 - 6:00pm
December 21, 2018
Baxter City Council: Members nix 100-foot flagpole at Gander Outdoors
BAXTER—The Baxter City Council shot down a request by Gander Outdoors (formerly Gander Mountain Inc.) to institute an ordinance change...
December 21, 2018 - 3:00am
December 12, 2018
Brainerd: Disconnect persists between city, district on parking plan
Property acquisition will commence in the Brainerd School District, but not everywhere district officials hoped. The school board agreed Monday,...
December 12, 2018 - 5:00am
December 5, 2018
Brainerd: School district scales down proposed parking lots
Compromise is brewing in Brainerd. City council and school board members are beginning to see eye-to-eye on school parking needs. Mild disagreement...
December 5, 2018 - 7:00am
November 20, 2018
Brainerd City Council: Residents voice support of school district's parking plan
Student safety is once again the talk of the town in Brainerd. "In the last year, we've lost kids to cancer, we've lost kids to suicide, we've...
November 20, 2018 - 11:00am
November 12, 2018
Reader Opinion: Consider parking needs
I recently attended a sold-out event at Tornstrom Auditorium. It was a rainy, misty night. I was reminded that there is basically only street parking around Tornstrom. People had to go a great distance to get to the venue. They also had to cross streets as cars were going by —...
November 12, 2018 - 2:30am
November 8, 2018
Brainerd City Council: Members hear arguments for, against proposed moratorium
The Brainerd School District was a hot topic during the open forum portion of the Monday, Nov. 5, Brainerd City Council meeting.
November 8, 2018 - 5:00am
October 27, 2018
Brainerd City Council explores building a new city hall
Lack of usable space, poor temperature control and water damage are among the issues plaguing Brainerd City Hall and other city service buildings,...
October 27, 2018 - 6:00am
October 25, 2018
Brainerd city council to vote on proposed off-street parking moratorium
Brainerd School District plans of creating additional off-street parking for its facilities may be put on hold. The Brainerd Planning Commission...
October 25, 2018 - 7:00am
August 21, 2018
Brainerd City Council: Downtown lot increases to 3-hour parking
Downtown Brainerd parking restrictions are changing slightly. City Administrator Cassandra Torstenson said at the Monday, Aug. 20 council meeting,...
August 21, 2018 - 10:00am
July 28, 2018
Crow Wing County Fair opens Tuesday: Traditional fun with a mix of new
Road construction has been bursting at the seams in Brainerd-Baxter this summer, bringing challenges to motorists trying to get to their destinations....
July 28, 2018 - 7:00am
July 18, 2018
Lakefront property owner wants vacation rentals regulated
Dave Williams likes living by the lake. He just likes it a little less now. Williams voiced his concerns about vacation rentals by nearby homeowners...
July 18, 2018 - 7:00am
July 1, 2018
Parking prohibited in Laurel Street lot for farmers market
The city of Brainerd started the farmers market Tuesdays in the parking lot between South Sixth and South Seventh streets on Laurel Street. Parking will be prohibited in marked areas 2-8 p.m. Vehicles parked in these marked areas will be towed away. The Brainerd farmers market will...
July 1, 2018 - 9:30am
April 4, 2018
Brainerd City Council: Green light for 2-phase St. Francis expansion
The Brainerd City Council approved a two-phase conditional use permit for St. Francis Catholic Church, to expand the church building and create...
April 4, 2018 - 9:00am