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GOP in disarray as budget impasse threatens shutdown, deep cuts - and default
DWI deaths down in Minnesota, but progress slowing
Crosby Music in the Park
When abortion was illegal: A 1966 series revealed how women got them anyway
Minnesota lawyer gets 14 years in prison for ‘porno-trolling’ internet users
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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
Documents show EPA concern over early draft of PolyMet permit
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Myers: In praise of the 17-inch walleye
Softball: Over 50 league looking for players
Golf results - June 13, 2019
Amateur Baseball: Victory League standings
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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
Tom & Peggy Woog
Marge & Bob Marsh 65th Anniversary
Jack A. Miller
Thomas Angus McDonald
Kathy Jo Riley
Lewis Adams Hudson
Edward C. Markiewicz
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Resiliency workshop to be hosted by Bridges of Hope
What's Doing - June 15
Coming Sunday: Building homes, hope
Senior Calendar - June 17-21
Car show to benefit Ruth's Free Wig Closet planned for Saturday
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UPDATE: Deerwood man dies in head-on crash with semitrailer
August 1, 2018
Lueck veterans' bills go into law
A pair of bills led by Rep. Dale Lueck, R-Aitkin, to assist veterans are now state laws as of Aug. 1. A bill Lueck authored and carried forward adds a "yes or no" veterans' status box to voluntary state board and commission applications. The state already had been collecting statistical...
August 1, 2018 - 8:13pm
July 31, 2018
Getting creative at the county fair: Brainerd woman submits 35 exhibits in 35th year
From dinner rolls and coffee cake to chocolate chip cookies and pies to canning goods and relishes to quilts and table runners to afghans and...
July 31, 2018 - 8:11pm
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 22, 2018
Commentary: Campaign rally energizes Trump base and crowds of protesters alike
DULUTH—It was about three-quarters of an hour into his address that President Donald Trump dropped what might be the most eyebrow-raising...
June 22, 2018 - 8:18pm
June 20, 2018
Police Blotter - June 21
Baxter police SUSPICIOUS—Report at 8:38 p.m. Tuesday of caller hiring a person to remove trees on the 14000 block of Lynndale Lane and he was sleeping in his truck. She wanted officer to advise him to work normal hours and to leave when done.
June 20, 2018 - 7:38pm
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 9, 2018
Class 2A Track and Field: Spieker nips Henke in state 300 hurdles final
ST. PAUL—Jeff Spieker and Zach Henke have raced neck and neck in almost every hurdles race this season. And that's the way they finished...
June 9, 2018 - 2:26pm
April 20, 2018
Curling: Curling season comes to a close
The Brainerd Lakes Curling Club recently hosted its annual Fran Holden Memorial Bonspiel, a two-day curling tournament that honors the club's...
April 20, 2018 - 1:20pm
February 22, 2018
Hoax shooting threat rattles BHS students
An apparent shooting threat made toward "bhs students" spread rapidly among Brainerd High School students late Thursday night, prompting response from the police chief. Brainerd Police Chief Corky McQuiston called the threat not credible in a 9:30 p.m. news release Thursday. The release...
February 22, 2018 - 10:41pm
January 28, 2018
Area Boys Basketball: Flyers, Pirates both fall
Sauk Rapids 58, Little Falls 53 LITTLE FALLS—Joe Alholm scored 22 points for the Little Falls Flyers as they fell 58-53 to the Sauk Rapids Storm in a Section 8-3A matchup Saturday. This was the third straight loss for the Flyers, who got nine points from Caleb Strack. Sauk...
January 28, 2018 - 7:13pm
3.10 pound northern pike wins Jaycees Ice-fishing Extravaganza
Whether it's Hole-in-the-day Bay, Hartfield, Ohio, or across the ocean in Ukraine—ice fishing is ice fishing and ice fishing is fun, just...
January 28, 2018 - 6:55pm
January 9, 2018
Pond Hockey: Pond Hockey results
The "Black" team defeated MK Auto Body in the Championship game of the Olympic Pond Hockey Tournament at Breezy Point's Ice Fest Saturday at...
January 9, 2018 - 2:21pm
December 31, 2017
Area Girls Hockey: Lightning finish 1-2 at Schwan Cup
BLAINE—Alyssa Koslowski contributed a goal and assist for the Northern Lakes Lightning who were defeated 7-2 by the Owatonna Huskies on the final day of the Schwan Cup Open American Division Saturday at the National Sports Center. The Lightning finished seventh in their division...
December 31, 2017 - 8:25pm
November 28, 2017
Firefighters respond to deck fire threatening home
A fire engulfing one side of a second-level deck woke up a home full of people late Monday night in south Brainerd. The Brainerd Fire and Police...
November 28, 2017 - 12:24am
November 22, 2017
Live Music - Nov. 23
For week of Nov. 23-29; bands perform 9 p.m. to close with no cover unless otherwise noted. BRAINERD Eagles Club 124 Front St. No band Roundhouse Brewery 1551 Northern Pacific Road Avery and Duncan, 7 p.m. Friday Dos Guys, 7 p.m. Saturday Shep's on Sixth 315 S. Sixth St. DJ, every...
November 22, 2017 - 9:07pm