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Pine River Watershed Alliance to host annual meeting
GOP in disarray as budget impasse threatens shutdown, deep cuts - and default
DWI deaths down in Minnesota, but progress slowing
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Destination Downtown Launch Party set June 20
Biz Buzz: Changes coming at Target
11 Minnesota nursing homes on federal 'secret' list of troubled facilities
Roundup is embroiled in cancer cases. Now its maker is putting $5 billion toward a new kind of weed killer
Documents show EPA concern over early draft of PolyMet permit
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Twins rally to give Odorizzi 10th straight win
Woodland leads Rose by one at US Open
Twins retire No. 7 uniform of Joe Mauer, ‘a kid from St. Paul’
Chuck Foreman dines with Vikings running backs, calls them impressive group
Myers: In praise of the 17-inch walleye
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Myers: In praise of the 17-inch walleye
A deadly deer disease is spreading. Could it strike people, too?
Trolling for the Troops thanks veterans for their service
What's Up Outdoors: Great to see young anglers take up sport fishing
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Fostering fatherhood: Need for foster parents growing in Minnesota
Baxter veteran helps Deerwood veteran by bicycling in fundraiser
Fielding Questions: Hope for a burning bush, a noxious flower and a new hedge
Why America is embracing the widening world of non-wheat pastas
Bursack: Caregiver frustrated by mom who doesn't want physical therapy
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Commentary: Stores like Barnes & Noble used to be the bad guys, but now I'm nostalgic for them
Arctic marathoner donates amputated toes for hotel's infamous cocktail
Entertainment Briefs - June 13
Library adds painting classes for art contest
Young female vocalist Lauren Alaina to make trek to Lakes Jam 2019
Her Voice Magazine
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Scott and Shirley Young
Essentia Health - St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
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Marge & Bob Marsh 65th Anniversary
Wynefred D. Johnsen
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This Was Brainerd - June 16
Resiliency workshop to be hosted by Bridges of Hope
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Coming Sunday: Building homes, hope
Senior Calendar - June 17-21
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UPDATE: Deerwood man dies in head-on crash with semitrailer
June 12, 2019
Lightning strikes, causes power outage in northeast Brainerd
The lights went out in northeast Brainerd for a little over an hour Tuesday night, June 11, as a thunderstorm passed through. Brainerd Public...
June 12, 2019 - 3:00am
March 13, 2019
Xcel issues tips to stay safe, report an outage
GRAND FORKS - Because of the incoming severe weather, Xcel Energy has released a list of winter weather safety tips. "We understand how inconvenient...
March 13, 2019 - 1:44pm
March 11, 2019
Warm and sloppy: Week ahead calls for rain and fog. Saturday’s high ends 59-day streak of below-freezing temperatures
A sloppy week may be ahead with melting, and rain or snow is forecast following another snowstorm that dumped more than half of a foot of snow...
March 11, 2019 - 3:00am
September 20, 2018
Local volunteer helps with Hurricane Florence
Mark Miller had no idea what he was getting into when he became an American Red Cross volunteer, but the Aitkin man wanted to donate more than...
September 20, 2018 - 7:00am
September 3, 2018
Weekend storms bring power outages, damaged houses across lakes area
Nearly 1,000 power outages plagued the lakes area Friday, Aug. 31, as storms with severe wind and hail knocked down trees and damaged houses....
September 3, 2018 - 5:00am
July 6, 2018
Power outages plague lakes area during Independence Day celebrations
Whether it's rain-soaked tree limbs or lightning strikes, crews for Crow Wing Power have been contending with sporadic outages across the Brainerd...
July 6, 2018 - 4:00am
September 22, 2017
Double trouble: Autumn storms bring heavy rains and winds
Autumn rolled in with a bang early Friday as a severe thunderstorm swept across the Brainerd lakes area. It was the second severe thunderstorm...
September 22, 2017 - 9:41pm
July 18, 2017
Powerful storms damage trees, power lines
A line of powerful thunderstorms rolled across the Brainerd lakes area about 5 p.m. Monday, bringing high winds and torrential rain. Soon after...
July 18, 2017 - 11:07am
July 17, 2017
Storm packs punch in short time in lakes area
A powerful line of thunderstorms ripped across the Brainerd lakes area late Monday afternoon, knocking down trees and power lines in its wake....
July 17, 2017 - 9:44pm
March 9, 2017
Weather: Whipping winter winds create whiteouts
Howling winter winds Tuesday and Wednesday forced a highway closure, led to a late start for Brainerd Public Schools and caused power outages....
March 9, 2017 - 8:37am
December 26, 2016
Ice takes out power for thousands on Christmas
Thousands in central Minnesota spent Christmas night in the dark in the wake of an ice storm that downed trees and power poles. Driving rains...
December 26, 2016 - 6:30pm
November 18, 2016
Update: Power to remain out for thousands overnight
In what the electrical cooperative is calling an unprecedented move, Crow Wing Power repair crews will be called back from the field at 5 p.m....
November 18, 2016 - 10:31pm
Epic blizzard Argos blasts lakes area
Winter kicked off in epic fashion Friday with a full-on blizzard.
November 18, 2016 - 9:39pm
July 21, 2016
UPDATED: Widespread power outages as severe storm cuts through northern Minnesota
Police and emergency scanner radio traffic is heavy this Thursday morning with widespread reports of power outages, trees down and in some cases...
July 21, 2016 - 12:01pm
June 1, 2016
Carbon monoxide remains a concern in summer
June is National Safety Month. It's also the beginning of summer, and that means the potential for severe weather that may lead to power outages. When the power goes down, homeowners may choose to use alternative power sources such as generators. However, generators must be properly...
June 1, 2016 - 9:31pm