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Meteorologists, farmers, park rangers and hungry kids — many feel the brunt of the shutdown
The federal shutdown so far — what you need to know
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
Biz Buzz: Dairy Queen not closing - poised to expand in Brainerd
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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.
Wealth column: The convergence of health and wealth
Swift: Have you 'hygged' your home today? Practicing the Danish art of relaxation
Commentary: Why progressives should stop avoiding men's issues
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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This Was Brainerd
Weaving hard work and history: Basket-makers rely on knowledge passed down over years
Special Events - Jan. 17
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CLC alumna to speak on Australia trip
Entertainment Briefs - Jan. 17
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January 8, 2019
Brainerd City Council: Members elect Johnson council president
Gabe Johnson is the new leader of the Brainerd City Council, voted in unanimously as council president Monday, Jan. 7. "I'm very excited and...
January 8, 2019 - 10:00am
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 6, 2018
Are recession rumors true? - Brainerd council discusses finances ahead of budget approval
Is an economic recession in Brainerd's near future? A potential looming financial downturn has been talked about off and on since the country...
December 6, 2018 - 5:00am
November 27, 2018
Brainerd City Council: Chief asks for expanded police force
Much like any budget session, it was a lot of haggling, hemming and hawing over numbers and how they look to stack up over the coming years....
November 27, 2018 - 7:00am
November 20, 2018
Brainerd City Council: Council struggles to agree on final tax levy
Somewhere between 2.8-6 percent is likely where the increase for Brainerd's 2019 tax levy will be set. The Brainerd City Council set its preliminary...
November 20, 2018 - 1:00pm
November 7, 2018
Brainerd City Council remains unchanged after election
With heavily contested political races all around the area, the Brainerd City Council will remain unchanged for another two years. Mayor Ed Menk...
November 7, 2018 - 1:00am
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 2, 2018
Brainerd: City to remove signs in violation of ordinance
Brainerd city staff will sweep streets to get rid of campaign signs or any other signs in violation of city ordinance. The ordinance does not...
October 2, 2018 - 11:00am
September 18, 2018
Brainerd City Council: Council sets prelim. 2019 levy at 6%
To create some wiggle room in the budget, Brainerd City Council members set the city's preliminary 2019 levy at a 6 percent increase from 2018....
September 18, 2018 - 11:00am
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
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 26, 2018
Brainerd City Council: Brain(erd)storming: Members convene retreat to discuss facilities solutions
The Brainerd City Council discussed a number of options for addressing its facility needs Monday, June 25—thoroughly debated and hashed...
June 26, 2018 - 12:51am
June 18, 2018
Brainerd City Council: Infrastructure, facilities needs come to fore
A number of infrastructure and city facilities projects loom in the future—attached with price tags the Brainerd City Council will have...
June 18, 2018 - 11:12pm
June 14, 2018
River to Rail explores revitalization ideas
A raft of development ideas, ranging from a farmers market to bringing Paul Bunyan to downtown Brainerd, were aired Monday, June 11, at a River...
June 14, 2018 - 11:00am
Brainerd City Council: Members revamp liquor license ordinances
The Brainerd City Council took significant steps to overhaul city ordinances regarding its liquor licenses and liquor zones during a special...
June 14, 2018 - 10:00am