Skip to main content
'There is no pardon for me': Minnesota survivor faces man who raped her
New local food and art initiative hits the road
Veterans health care enrollment fair in Aitkin
Broken ankle yields settlement for Duluth tourist
Nonprofit mental health projects receive funding recommendations
crime - courts
government - politics
traffic - construction
science - nature
Farmers loyal to Trump struggle with impact of trade war
Farm deluge starts to seep into America's fragile rural economy
Trump to sign executive order to compel disclosure of health care prices
As resorts, campgrounds continue to disappear, Minnesota tourism industry could take a hit
Farm Service Agency county committee nominations open
place a business brief
Gov. Walz to honor runner Grunwald during memorial run
Amateur Baseball: Victory League standings:
Athletics: Talking tours, golf and lakes area fun with Sharpe
Amateur Baseball: Buckman bucks Sobieski
Clay Target: Schibonski finishes second in state
Athlete of the Week
track and field
Reader Opinion: Not going away soon
Guest Opinion: Stepping up to create a clean energy future
McFeely: No signs of bigots, but plenty of friendship at Pelican Rapids festival
Much Obliged: Thanks for the generosity
Zaleski: Cheap seats on the amoral Trump train
Send Your Opinion
Please, follow the regulations when boating, fishing and atv riding - MnDNR CO Reports
What's Up Outdoors: Trolling for the Troops is what it's all about
Outdoor notes for June 23
Western Minnesota pelicans slowly rebounding
Rescuing a raptor: Neighbors, volunteers return eaglet to nest
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Some seniors weigh the idea of 'rational suicide'
New York woman has been on a three-year road trip documenting acts of kindness
Twitter challenge reveals ugly truth behind Minnesota Nice
The importance of being an advocate for mental health
Minnesota Zoo monorail train gets new life in rural Wisconsin
home - garden
money - finance
Science and Tech
Six ways to celebrate Anthony Bourdain on Bourdain Day
Dave Bartholomew, musician and producer who guided Fats Domino's career, dies at 100
Judith Krantz, best-selling author of racy romance novels, dies at 91
Jammin' at Moondance Country Fest
PR-B youth stage 'Snow White'
Her Voice Magazine
Special Issues and Magazines
Aggie (Mayme) Hines
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Devin Larry "Slim" Erickson
Judith A. "Judy" Frink
landscaping - garden
painting - papering
antiques - collectibles
This Was Brainerd - June 25
Lakes Area Music Festival to host Solstice event
Turtle Town Art Fair slated in Longville
Cass County Fair to run June 27-30 in Pine River
This Was Brainerd - June 24
KLICK! Photo Galleries
This Was Brainerd
Crow Wing Co. In-Custody
On the Fly: Twitter feed
December 27, 2018
Crow Wing County Board: Board approves bigger salary, dropping per diem payments
Crow Wing County commissioners Paul Thiede and Rachel Reabe Nystrom's last board meeting didn't end with a whimper but with a bang of mixed emotions...
December 27, 2018 - 5:00am
November 28, 2018
Crow Wing County commissioners face vocal Pequot Lakes critic
Instead of the sound of crickets chirping, the Crow Wing Board of Commissioners got an earful during the usually mundane portion of its meeting...
November 28, 2018 - 5:00am
November 18, 2018
Incoming Democrats weigh Pelosi vote
WASHINGTON - Rep.-elect Donna Shalala, D-Fla., a contemporary of House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi but one of the newest additions to her...
November 18, 2018 - 4:30pm
November 17, 2018
Minnesota sends fresh faces to Congress: The pros and cons of adding 5 new members to the delegation
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s congressional delegation will look much different come January, when five new members set up shop at the U.S. Capitol....
November 17, 2018 - 12:52pm
November 16, 2018
Crow Wing County: Voters surge in 2018 midterms, nearly rivaling 2016
The numbers have been tallied, crunched and evaluated for Crow Wing County in the wake of the 2018 midterms. Here's how it breaks down this year:...
November 16, 2018 - 1:00pm
November 15, 2018
Luck of the draw: 9 of diamonds re-elects Minnesota mayor
MANHATTAN BEACH, Minn. — The nine of diamonds may not generally be considered a strong contender in a high card draw, but for incumbent Manhattan...
November 15, 2018 - 1:09pm
November 14, 2018
Reader Opinion: Thank you
I would like to thank the more than 1,400 Crosslake residents who came out to vote last Tuesday. One of the most important freedoms we have as citizens of this great country is the right to vote. I would like to express my heartfelt thanks to the voters of Crosslake for electing me...
November 14, 2018 - 2:30am
November 12, 2018
Midterm aftermath: State GOP chair talks 2018 election, eyes 2020 races
In many ways, the 2018 midterm elections have been a tale of two Minnesotas—one rural backcountry, the other urban metro —with the...
November 12, 2018 - 11:00am
November 11, 2018
New year, new blood on Crow Wing County Board
If Steve Barrows had lost his race for Crow Wing County commissioner, he said he would not run again for public office. But the Baxter City Council...
November 11, 2018 - 5:00am
November 9, 2018
Nisswa voters overwhelmingly in Brekken's camp, ousting incumbent. Brekken loses to Thiede in most precincts, but wins election.
The numbers don't lie, but they can be confusing. Bill Brekken will, however, take the win against Paul Thiede in the Tuesday, Nov. 6, general...
November 9, 2018 - 4:29pm
Coming this Weekend: From city to county
Baxter City Council member Steve Barrows has less than two months to serve in that capacity before he begins his four-year term as a Crow Wing...
November 9, 2018 - 3:30pm
Commentary: Thank you for running for office
Social media allows me to stay connected with friends -- several of whom ran for office during the past year. This past week, some were elected...
November 9, 2018 - 2:25pm
November 8, 2018
Goddard vs. Pickar: How Crow Wing County voters split
Capt. Scott Goddard of the Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office outlasted his opponent Pat Pickar, a Crow Wing County sheriff's deputy, in Tuesday's...
November 8, 2018 - 7:00am
November 7, 2018
Bill Brekken upsets incumbent Paul Thiede for county commissioner seat
Bill Brekken narrowly won in the Tuesday, Nov. 6, election against County Commissioner and Board Chair Paul Thiede, an experienced incumbent...
November 7, 2018 - 12:38pm
Steve Barrows wins District 3 commissioner seat
Steve Barrows, a Baxter City Council member, faced Keith Johnson, a self-employed resident of Brainerd, for the District 3 seat vacated by County...
November 7, 2018 - 12:35pm