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Crow Wing County distributes $1,235,736 from timber, land sales
County launches security camera database, encourages residents to register
Pine River: City to remove fairgrounds recycling bins. Sewer board member's future discussed
'Track issues' stalls BNSF train along Hwy 210, blocks south Brainerd-Baxter
CLC travel study includes European tour, Mediterranean cruise
Tri-County Health Care faces exciting crossroads
Business Notes - March 24
Garbage haulers feel squeeze: Margins, markets for recycled materials shrink
Brainerd Eyecare Center Welcomes Associates
Biz Buzz: Gander Outdoors opening moves closer. City Looks to close doors after long run in the community
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Area Track and Field: Pierz girls win, boys 2nd
Bulldogs’ unheralded rookies shine in NCHC Frozen Faceoff championship win
Bulldogs open NCAA tournament against Bowling Green as top seed in Midwest Regional
Wisconsin beats Gophers in NCAA women’s hockey championship game
Former Gopher Pitlick getting a crash course in NHL life
Athlete of the Week
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Outdoor Notes for March 23
Last Michipicoten Island wolves going to Isle Royale
Corps of Engineers seeks comments on request to construct a National Loon Center within the Cross Lake Recreation Area
Scenic: First Day of Spring
McFeely: Tullibee, or not tullibee — Unique fish provides a fun day on the ice
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
3 things for better health - March 25
Deciding whether to have kids has never been more complex; enter parenthood-indecision therapists
Americans are getting more miserable, and there's data to prove it
Designers share spring home decor tips
Clergy View: Children of God
Science and Tech
This Was Brainerd
Couple brings 1,600-pound steer to a Texas Petco
Special Events - March 21
Visual Arts - March 21
Stage North to present 'Stepping Out': Dancing comedy hits Brainerd stage soon
Entertainment Briefs - March 21
Her Voice Magazine
Special Issues and Magazines
Bob and Carol Anderson
90th Birthday Kathryn Caughey
Essentia Health - St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Joyce (Reichert) Moran
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Joanne Mary Pettit
Jacqueline Dee Shipley Block
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Crow Wing Co. In-Custody
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March 21, 2019
She painted a picture of meth use in Crow Wing County. And it was sobering. Community services, attorney, sheriff outline efforts to combat meth
Crow Wing County department officials recently painted a picture for the county board about the drug problem in the county and what they are...
March 21, 2019 - 5:00am
March 20, 2019
Sheriff Goddard sees the future of drug law enforcement. It starts now.
Crow Wing County officials say they will deal with the county's drug problem with community outreach, increased proactive enforcement measures,...
March 20, 2019 - 7:00am
February 12, 2019
Essay: Giving up alcohol made our lives better - and turned us into terrible guests
Our social lives suffered because we were such drags, until we learned a few lessons.
February 12, 2019 - 4:17pm
February 7, 2019
Reader Opinion: Criminal justice reform
In a recent Guest Opinion Megan McArdle from the Washington Post experienced being locked up on a small, dark cell without toilet paper. She stated is was utterly bleak and impossible to convey without being locked locked up yourself. Although she was only in there 10 minutes she...
February 7, 2019 - 2:30am
December 25, 2018
A new lease on life: Sober for 13 years, Brainerd man gets pardon clearing his criminal record
Derek Rygh looks back at his life and is surprised he is still alive. There were things in his life he had no control over. Other things, he...
December 25, 2018 - 9:00am
December 2, 2018
One man spent a decade studying hangovers. He may have found a cure.
"Hungover" author Shaughnessy Bishop-Stall offers insights into a holiday staple: post-drunk hell.
December 2, 2018 - 10:22am
November 30, 2018
Two beer brands are booming while rest of US industry goes flat
It's not all bad news in the sluggish U.S. beer market. Sure, consumers are drinking less brew, increasingly swapping out mainstream brands like...
November 30, 2018 - 11:26am
November 14, 2018
Sour grapes no more, township winery can make wine
A decision by the Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners to amend the county's land use map to allow a local winery to operate as intended in...
November 14, 2018 - 5:00am
October 22, 2018
Vehicle goes down steep embankment near BHS, driver seriously injured
A 46-year-old Nisswa man was seriously injured Sunday, Oct. 21, when he lost control of the vehicle he was driving and went down a steep embankment...
October 22, 2018 - 2:23pm
October 11, 2018
Death of U of M student from South Dakota ruled alcohol-related
ST. PAUL—The death of a 20-year-old University of Minnesota student in St. Paul last month was alcohol-related, the Ramsey County medical...
October 11, 2018 - 5:56pm
Death of Verne Troyer, Mini-Me of 'Austin Powers,' ruled a suicide by alcohol intoxication
In April 2017, an unusually serious post appeared on actor Verne Troyer's social media accounts. It stood out in stark contrast to the countless...
October 11, 2018 - 9:07am
October 3, 2018
Analysis: 'He doesn't like drinkers': Why Trump stays away from alcohol
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh uttered the word "beer" 29 times before the Senate Judiciary Committee last week. "I liked beer," the federal...
October 3, 2018 - 10:27am
September 26, 2018
Crow Wing County Board: County administrator prefaces budget, levy presentation with warnings - Approves preliminary 7 percent tax levy increase
Crow Wing County is facing a crisis of epic proportions. County Administrator Tim Houle didn't sugarcoat it or mince words prior to the approval...
September 26, 2018 - 7:00am
September 15, 2018
Crow Wing County Board: Houle proposes 7 percent tax levy increase
Crow Wing County Administrator Tim Houle seeks balance. He hammered the point home at the Friday, Sept. 14, meeting of the budget committee before...
September 15, 2018 - 7:00am
August 23, 2018
Crow Wing County Board: 'An addiction crisis': Report detailing rising meth addiction alarms county commissioners
Methamphetamine is readily available and cheap—and it's a growing problem not only statewide but in Crow Wing County. County residents...
August 23, 2018 - 5:00am