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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
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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
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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’
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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
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Library adds painting classes for art contest
Young female vocalist Lauren Alaina to make trek to Lakes Jam 2019
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This Was Brainerd - June 16
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UPDATE: Deerwood man dies in head-on crash with semitrailer
June 4, 2019
Brainerd City Council approves measures to further school district projects
A performing arts center is becoming a reality for the Brainerd School District. A variance request and conditional use permit consideration...
June 4, 2019 - 9:40am
May 28, 2019
Honoring those who sacrificed their lives: Memorial Day events presented
It was an overcast day -- Monday, May 27 -- at 51 degrees, with a 13 mph east wind blowing the American flags along the fence line and in the...
May 28, 2019 - 7:00am
May 24, 2019
Remembering the fallen: Organizers announce Memorial Day services in area
Memorial Day is defined as a federal holiday remembering and honoring those who have died while serving in the U.S. military, protecting the...
May 24, 2019 - 6:00pm
April 30, 2019
Brainerd: City to pitch Lum Park for Region 5 children's museum
Lum Park is decidedly the best spot for Region Five's proposed children's museum, according to the Brainerd City Council. That's the primary...
April 30, 2019 - 9:00am
April 17, 2019
Brainerd: Transit department to hire additional employee
With dozens of hours of overtime each week, Brainerd's Transportation Coordinator Andy Stone needs some help. "There's opportunities being missed...
April 17, 2019 - 7:00am
February 15, 2019
Brainerd: Planning commission looks to update zoning regulations, promote economic development
A complete rewrite of Brainerd's zoning ordinance may be in the city's near future. The idea unfolded while the planning commission met for a...
February 15, 2019 - 12:00pm
December 18, 2018
Brainerd City Council: Approves 6 percent levy increase, agrees to keep city hall
Brainerd's tax levy will increase 6 percent in 2019. And city hall will stay right where it is. After nearly three months of back and forth conversation,...
December 18, 2018 - 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
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 29, 2018
Roll Call: Where do Brainerd City Council members fall with 2019 tax levy increase?
As 2019 looms in the calendar, Brainerd City Council members and city staff are working to formulate a tax levy for the coming budget. Drawing...
November 29, 2018 - 10:00am
Brainerd City Council: Lingering divisions remain over city hall future
The future (and the past, for that matter) of Brainerd's buildings has led to no shortage of hand-wringing and heated debates over the years....
November 29, 2018 - 6:00am
November 21, 2018
Brainerd City Council: Lager that lingers - City staff to review brewery odor regulations
How responsible should brewery owners be for the odors their business emits? According to Brainerd city ordinance, which is now under staff review:...
November 21, 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
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