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New Year's Day

January 3, 2019
Shelby Fries (left), 12, Taylor Fries, 15, Marley Fries, 7, Tara Fries, 36, Cody Holtzleicer, 27, and Kylie Fries, 9, gather around Wednesday, Jan. 2, the latest member of the family, Cota Rayne Fries, who was the first baby born New Year's Day in Crow Wing County at Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Supersized: Fries family gets bigger, 5th girl arrives New Year's Day
January 3, 2019 - 2:00pm
January 2, 2019
Isaiah Jillson runs to his aunt’s fish house from another family fish house Tuesday, Jan. 1, on North Long Lake. With temperatures lingering below zero all day, the modern warm fish house offered comfort on the ice. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch  
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New year chill will linger a little longer
January 2, 2019 - 3:00am
January 1, 2019
Reader Opinion: New year
January 1, 2019 - 2:30am
December 31, 2018
Cedar Scott-Lumbar shakes a snow covered pine branch Saturday, Dec. 30, during the Brainerd Nordic Ski Invitational at the Northland Arboretum. A snow storm during Christmas week blanketed the area with 8-10 inches of snow. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory which includes a possible 6 inches of snow to herald the new year. ­Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
National Weather Service: Plummeting temps, heavy snowfall for New Year's
December 31, 2018 - 3:00am
December 8, 2018
Crow Wing County Land Services Director Gary Griffin (left) talks about proposed county fee changes at the county budget committee meeting Friday, Dec. 7, while County Administrator Tim Houle listens at the conference table. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Some fees could double at landfill: County board considers changes amid levy discussions
December 8, 2018 - 5:00am
January 3, 2018
Parents Jessica and Mark Peterson of Baxter hold twin sons Rhys (left) and Kai, born about 9:15 p.m. New Year's Day at Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd. Posing for this photo was the first moment Jessica held both her twins in her arms at the same time. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Videoplay button
2018 New Year's baby is actually New Year's babies
January 3, 2018 - 7:00am
December 31, 2017
Bill Bongs of Ironton talks recently about his intricate wooden dome clock he created which has a prominent place in his living room. Bongs started with a scroll saw and a set of plans, the Korean War veteran has made over 30 clocks. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch  Video and Gallery
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Maker of wood clocks carves out a niche in time - Time-consuming hobby part art, part craftsmanship
December 31, 2017 - 4:00am
December 29, 2017
"Expect wind chills to range from 20 below zero to 30 below zero." Expect the cold weather to continue through the weekend and get even colder, the weather service reported. Illustration
Dangerous cold returns - New Year's Day to be one of coldest on record
December 29, 2017 - 5:00am
December 28, 2017
Ice clings to the mask of a construction worker, who wasn't working Friday, Dec. 9, 2016, after riding his bicycle almost 9 miles from south Fargo to downtown in the single-digit temperatures. Dave Wallis / The Forum
From Minneapolis to New York City, nation faces frigid New Year's Eve and start to 2018
December 28, 2017 - 11:13am
January 2, 2017
Shakyra Johnson holds newborn Raelynn Christine Johnson Sunday at Essentia Health-St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Brainerd. Raelynn is the first baby born in Crow Wing County in 2017. Kelly Humphrey/Brainerd Dispatch - Videoplay button
Raelynn Christine enters world as first 2017 baby in Crow Wing
January 2, 2017 - 10:23pm
December 15, 2016
Part of the Waste Partners fleet of trucks. Image from Waste Partners website.
Crow Wing County Board: Landfill closure hassles hauler
December 15, 2016 - 12:22pm
December 30, 2015
What's open, closed for New Year's Eve and New Year's Day
December 30, 2015 - 6:40pm