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Meteorologists, farmers, park rangers and hungry kids — many feel the brunt of the shutdown
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Trump takes aim at Pelosi amid stalled shutdown negotiations
St. Louis Park police confirm officer-involved shooting
Minnesota State Fair admission prices are going up this year
The world has loads of sustainable palm oil - but no one wants it
‘What's going on in the world’: Trade negotiations crucial for area agriculture
Swanson Assumes Role of President at Frandsen Bank
Shutdown undercuts the IRS, just in time for a particularly difficult tax season
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Area Wrestling: Flyers wrestle to 6th place
Cheer Team: Warrior secure a 2nd-place showing
Patriots outlast Chiefs in OT thriller to reach SB LIII
Area Girls Hockey: Blue Devils fall in OT
Rose buries buzzer-beater to lift Timberwolves past Suns
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Commentary: Trump says Democrats used to be for new border barriers. He's right.
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Wealth Column: A look at the economy for 2019
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BRAD DOKKEN: All systems go for 35th annual DL ice tourney
Couple builds life around mushing at remote Minnesota home
What's Up Outdoors: Good friends, new lakes make for fun fishing
Successful snowmobile rides start with safety mindset
SnoBears a popular option for mobility-minded anglers in ND
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
A man's unusual treatment for his chronic back pain: Injecting himself with his own semen every month
New coalition aims to snuff out tobacco use by working together
Hauser: Ready, set, grow, Part 1
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
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Weaving hard work and history: Basket-makers rely on knowledge passed down over years
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CLC alumna to speak on Australia trip
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January 17, 2019
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 14, 2019
Pequot Lakes: Tayloe takes over as mayor; Seils sworn in
Pequot Lakes has a new mayor in James Tayloe, who along with new council member Cheri Seils was sworn into office at the council's regular monthly...
January 14, 2019 - 6:00am
Pequot Lakes School District: New board members sworn in
New Pequot Lakes School Board members Dena Moody and Tracy Wallin - along with re-elected member Derrek Johnson - gave their oaths of office...
January 14, 2019 - 4:00am
January 7, 2019
Overcoming obstacles - Pequot Lakes Eagle Scout recounts accomplishments
About 2.4 million youths in the United States participate in Boy Scouts of America. But only a small portion of those kids—roughly 4-6...
January 7, 2019 - 7:00am
January 1, 2019
The Regional Report: The Top 10 regional stories of 2018
1. STAPLES-MOTLEY: Motley school building set for closure, referendum and consolidation on the docket Several changes are in the works in the...
January 1, 2019 - 5:00am
December 30, 2018
Faces: Skelton leads communities into the digital age
Emily Skelton turned a summer internship into a career as the new digital media specialist with the Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce and Pequot...
December 30, 2018 - 4:00am
December 26, 2018
Wheaties Classic canceled by winter weather
Due to winter storms forecasted for much of the state, the Wheaties Wallin Holiday Classic basketball tournament, scheduled for Dec. 27 and 28,...
December 26, 2018 - 2:23pm
December 22, 2018
Don't think pets for last-minute gifts: Local shelters offer alternative ideas
As Christmas approaches and shoppers rush out to get those last-minute gifts, three lakes area nonprofits have some advice on what not to buy...
December 22, 2018 - 9:00am
December 20, 2018
Gettin' in the Groove: Just For Kix dancers show off their moves
Just For Kix presented the Home for the Holidays winter showcase Sunday, Dec. 16, at the Pequot Lakes Athletic Complex. Dancers aged preschool...
December 20, 2018 - 8:00am
Pequot Lakes School: Board approves final levy
The Pequot Lakes School District has a levy in place for the coming year. The school board voted in its Monday, Dec. 17, meeting to approve its...
December 20, 2018 - 4:00am
December 15, 2018
Santa's Bobbin' Into Town this season
Pequot Lakes held the seventh annual Santa's Bobbin' Into Town event Saturday, Dec. 8, featuring a day filled with holiday fun that included...
December 15, 2018 - 6:00am
Pequot Lakes: Council adopts budgets, levies on 4-1 vote
After removing a last-minute, $12,000 budget item to avoid a tax rate increase, the Pequot Lakes City Council approved a 2019 budgets and tax...
December 15, 2018 - 4:00am
December 14, 2018
Pequot Lakes: Council paves way for another highway billboard
Highway 371 in Pequot Lakes may get another billboard to promote city businesses and events. The Pequot Lakes City Council on Tuesday, Dec. 4,...
December 14, 2018 - 6:00am
December 12, 2018
Danecdotes: Fearless leader: Lane assumes role as Patriots' anchor
She has four years of varsity experience, nearly 1,800 career points and a Division-I roster spot waiting for her. In the meantime, Olivia Lane...
December 12, 2018 - 8:00am
December 11, 2018
2-vehicle crash sends 88-year-old to hospital
PEQUOT LAKES—An 88-year-old woman was injured in a two-vehicle crash at 10:04 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, on Highway 371, south of Pequot Lakes....
December 11, 2018 - 7:00am