Skip to main content
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
Crosby Music in the Park
crime - courts
government - politics
traffic - construction
science - nature
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
place a business brief
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
Athlete of the Week
track and field
Ask a Trooper: Across the line
Reader Opinion: Hypocrisy is limitless
Wealth Column: How to help your children with college debt
Reader Opinion: Millennials and the Future
Reader Opinion: An old adage on greed applies
Send Your Opinion
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
home - garden
money - finance
Science and Tech
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
Special Issues and Magazines
Scott and Shirley Young
Essentia Health - St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Tom & Peggy Woog
Marge & Bob Marsh 65th Anniversary
Wynefred D. Johnsen
Richard (Rick) David Markstrom
Jesse Allen Woods
Lowell Allan Bohlke
landscaping - garden
painting - papering
antiques - collectibles
This Was Brainerd - June 16
Resiliency workshop to be hosted by Bridges of Hope
What's Doing - June 15
Coming Sunday: Building homes, hope
Senior Calendar - June 17-21
KLICK! Photo Galleries
This Was Brainerd
Crow Wing Co. In-Custody
On the Fly: Twitter feed
UPDATE: Deerwood man dies in head-on crash with semitrailer
June 4, 2019
GOP lawmakers intensify effort to stop tariffs against Mexico
WASHINGTON - Defiant Republican senators warned Trump administration officials Tuesday that they were prepared to block the president's effort...
June 4, 2019 - 11:41am
June 1, 2019
GoFundMe border wall is nearly done, even though a city tried to pause it
SUNLAND PARK, N.M. — After dramatically issuing a cease-and-desist order on a crowdfunded border wall project earlier this week, the mayor...
June 1, 2019 - 9:09am
May 29, 2019
The GoFundMe border wall finally broke ground, then a cease-and-desist order arrived
A crowdfunding effort to build a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border unveiled its progress over the weekend, quelling skepticism from some supporters...
May 29, 2019 - 11:54am
May 16, 2019
Trump administration faces first courtroom clash on border wall spending
OAKLAND, Calif. — Three months after Congress refused to fully fund President Donald Trump's border wall, the administration's plan to find...
May 16, 2019 - 9:45am
May 11, 2019
A group raised over $20 million to 'build the wall.' Now its supporters want answers
A December fundraising campaign brought in more than $20 million over the course of a few weeks, its thousands of donors united by a common goal:...
May 11, 2019 - 11:08am
May 5, 2019
Trump surprises officials with nomination of Mark Morgan to head ICE
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump announced Sunday that he has chosen Mark Morgan to head U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, taking...
May 5, 2019 - 3:56pm
May 1, 2019
White House asks Congress for $4.5 billion in emergency spending for border
WASHINGTON - The White House sent Congress a $4.5 billion emergency spending request on Wednesday, citing an unfolding "humanitarian and security...
May 1, 2019 - 11:14am
April 28, 2019
Trump says ending family separation was 'disaster' that led to surge in border crossings
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said in a television interview Sunday, April 28, that ending the practice of separating children from their...
April 28, 2019 - 3:59pm
April 14, 2019
Where migrants go after release into the United States
Central American families are arriving at the U.S. southern border in record numbers, pushing unauthorized crossings to a 12-year high. Unlike...
April 14, 2019 - 3:52pm
March 31, 2019
Trump, White House doubles down on threat to close U.S.-Mexico border
The Trump administration on Sunday warned anew that it is on the verge of closing the U.S.-Mexico border and cutting aid to three Central American...
March 31, 2019 - 1:20pm
March 12, 2019
House Dem propose offering 2M immigrants chance to apply for U.S. citizenship
WASHINGTON - House Democrats presented a broad immigration proposal Tuesday that would allow more than 2 million immigrants to apply for U.S....
March 12, 2019 - 6:05pm
March 10, 2019
Trump to demand $8.6 billion in new wall funding, setting up fresh battle with Congress
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Monday will request at least another $8.6 billion in funding to build more sections of a wall along the...
March 10, 2019 - 3:07pm
March 4, 2019
White House works to limit GOP defections, criticism ahead of vote to nullify Trump's emergency declaration
WASHINGON - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., predicted Monday that a resolution seeking to block President Donald Trump's declaration...
March 4, 2019 - 12:24pm
March 2, 2019
Trump mocks Mueller probe, Democrats and his former attorney general
President Donald Trump capped a tumultuous week by reveling in the embrace of conservative activists on Saturday, deriding investigations of...
March 2, 2019 - 4:28pm
February 19, 2019
Border agents offer snacks and medical checks to families arriving in U.S.
ARIZONA - This cactus forest on the U.S.-Mexico border was quiet one recent day. No mass crossings of migrant families. No sprinters. Just two...
February 19, 2019 - 6:28pm