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Larger than life: Rukavina remembered for his accomplishments, big personality
Native American drummer speaks on the MAGA-hat wearing teens who surrounded him
Thousands gather for third Women's March after year of controversy
BuzzFeed's stumble is highest-profile misstep at a time when press is under greatest scrutiny
Internal investigation called when Minnesota county staff burn tires
Swanson Assumes Role of President at Frandsen Bank
Shutdown undercuts the IRS, just in time for a particularly difficult tax season
Biz Buzz: Dairy Queen not closing - poised to expand in Brainerd
Minnesota unemployment remains steady; 4 straight months at 2.8 percent
Get a plan for nonproductive land: Solutions take time, but can be found
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Area Wrestling: Road Crew runs away with team title
Wild overcome adversity, earn hard-fought win over Blue Jackets
Bemidji State seals Hockey Day sweep: Driscoll, BSU blank Michigan Tech
Minnesota holds off Penn State at buzzer
Bemidji blanks Greenway for Hockey Day Minnesota victory
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Commentary: Why progressives should stop avoiding men's issues
Wealth Column: A look at the economy for 2019
Opinion: Foreign aid, adjust and repair
Sheriff's Corner: A snapshot of 2018
Kindness is Contagious: Kindness helps us embrace humanity
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BRAD DOKKEN: All systems go for 35th annual DL ice tourney
What's Up Outdoors: Good friends, new lakes make for fun fishing
Successful snowmobile rides start with safety mindset
16 inches of ice: Sheriff gives blessing for Jaycees' Ice Fishing Extravaganza
Anglers are encouraged to take a kid ice fishing Jan. 19-21
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Salonen: I was unplanned, but, thank God, I’m here
Religious fundamentalist leader plans northeast Minn. building project: Church is known for child marriage, polygamy
Forget to take your medication? A new digital pill will alert you - and your doctor
Church News - Jan. 18
Bursack: Suffering parents' deaths can bring both sorrow and relief
Science and Tech
This Was Brainerd
Weaving hard work and history: Basket-makers rely on knowledge passed down over years
Special Events - Jan. 17
Performing Arts - Jan. 17
CLC alumna to speak on Australia trip
Entertainment Briefs - Jan. 17
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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
August 22, 2018
Coming Thursday: Substance abuse in Crow Wing County
Substance abuse is a significant problem in Crow Wing County and it isn't going to get better anytime soon, the board of commissioners heard...
August 22, 2018 - 2:00pm
August 20, 2018
Alcohol a factor in crash injuring 2
KATHIO TOWNSHIP—Two motorists suffered non-life-threatening injuries when a vehicle crashed into another at an intersection in Kathio Township...
August 20, 2018 - 7:00am
August 19, 2018
Drinking ourselves to death: Alcohol-related deaths on the rise in Minnesota
DULUTH — Brenda Long ticked off the names of men in her life who died young. Mike Trafton, her father, at age 48. Tom Trafton, her older...
August 19, 2018 - 5:00am
August 17, 2018
The next generation of wine coolers tastes like fun
Remember wine coolers? Bartles & Jaymes, those two old guys, one in suspenders, sitting on a front porch or flying a biplane while thanking...
August 17, 2018 - 2:36pm