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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
'Illegal and treasonous': Trump says Rosenstein was part of a 'coup attempt'
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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Fred and Karen Nygaard
Karen A. Jensen
Paul F. Caquelin
Joel Brian Carlson
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Crow Wing Co. In-Custody
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February 16, 2019
Eggs & Issues forum participants talk scrambled politics in St. Paul
Death and taxes may be the surities of life—at the Eggs & Issues forum hosted every year, it's taxes and more taxes, hashed out out over...
February 16, 2019 - 9:00am
December 31, 2018
2018 Top 10: No. 2 - Mental health awareness comes to forefront following suicides
Lives cut too short, an illness relegated to the shadows, and a community that banded together to shine a spotlight on suicide and mental health...
December 31, 2018 - 11:00am
November 16, 2018
And the winner is ... Knotty Pine Bakery. Bakery wins $50,000 prize in Destination Downtown Business Challenge
Marie Kirsch's vision to create a modern take on her grandmother's kitchen for a downtown Brainerd bakery is the winner of the Destination Downtown...
November 16, 2018 - 3:46pm
November 7, 2018
Baxter City Council: Candidates talk taxes, economic development, recreation
Five candidates vying for two seats on the Baxter City Council fielded questions on population growth, economic development, taxes, recreation...
November 7, 2018 - 11:02am
November 2, 2018
Kilian to serve on Minnesota Chamber of Commerce Board
Matt Kilian was elected to the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors for 2018-19. President of the Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce,...
November 2, 2018 - 1:00pm
November 1, 2018
South 6th Street open for business
"This is a momentous occasion." These were the words from a brightly dressed Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce president on a chilly Halloween...
November 1, 2018 - 5:00am
October 27, 2018
Finalists vie for 2nd Destination Downtown business prize
Three finalists are now in the final stretch before the winner of the second Destination Downtown Business Challenge is named next month. Dreams,...
October 27, 2018 - 7:00am
September 1, 2018
Progress: Flexibility a key in employee retention
Employees are in short supply and that's not going to change anytime soon, forcing employers to be more flexible in order to keep workers and...
September 1, 2018 - 7:00pm
Progress: Destination Downtown Business Challenge continues to spark interest, entrepreneurs
There were those who wondered if a second $50,000 prize to get a startup or a business expansion off the ground amounted to the idea that lightning...
September 1, 2018 - 11:00am
Progress: Lakes area economy is red hot - Construction points to confidence, investment in future
Small and mid-size business owners in retail and service industries and manufacturers in the lakes area agree the economy is cooking. While motorists...
September 1, 2018 - 3:00am
August 27, 2018
CLC, Minnesota State lead workforce development roundtable
The Brainerd lakes area workforce is thriving, but employers are still facing unmet workforce needs. That's why Central Lakes College and Minnesota...
August 27, 2018 - 9:00am
June 29, 2018
Sustaining Brainerd's buzz: 2nd Destination Downtown Business Challenge to begin
Another prize is up for grabs for a new business to come into downtown Brainerd. A second Destination Downtown Business Challenge was announced...
June 29, 2018 - 4:00am
June 16, 2018
Brainerd launches second contest to attract businesses to its downtown
More than two dozen Brainerd Lakes Area businesses and organizations will launch another $50,000 contest to attract businesses to downtown Brainerd....
June 16, 2018 - 8:00am
June 15, 2018
Crosslake: National Loon Center deemed feasible. Questions raised, answered about project's scope
"Yes." That short, three-letter word garnered cheering and applause from those gathered Friday, June 8, at Manhattan Beach Lodge. That's the...
June 15, 2018 - 5:00am
June 1, 2018
Community leaders share personal, painful stories
BAXTER—They came from all walks of life—a business leader, a health care professional, an educator and a student—but they shared...
June 1, 2018 - 4:00am