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Cass County Board: State to reimburse county for Highway 200 project detour
Trump and Trudeau to talk trade and China - and try to get along
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Brainerd Lofts hosts open house, tours with Destination Downtown contest
Pequot Lakes Business of the Year: Snap Fitness/Hopkins Health & Wellness wins honor
The Pinke Post: Keeping the faith in the future of farming
Minnesota farmer suing the state charged after products test high for THC
How teens can capitalize on the tight job market for summer jobs
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Motorsports: Hefty purses await Stock/Super Stock racers during Bracket Drag Racing Series weekend at BIR
Basketball: Area 8th graders win title
Legion Baseball: Brainerd splits with Rogers
Area Legion Baseball: Swenson pitches Pillager to win
Three 3-run innings lift Red Sox past Twins
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Reader Opinion: Tour of Lakes a success
Sheriff's Corner: There are rules regarding water rafts on Minnesota lakes
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Rescuing a raptor: Neighbors, volunteers return eaglet to nest
Dokken: Read and heed aquatic nuisance species and aquatic invasive species laws — everywhere you travel
Trolling for the Troops thanks veterans for their service
Myers: In praise of the 17-inch walleye
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Horns are growing on young people's skulls. Phone use is to blame, research suggests
Police called it a meth-fueled attack squirrel. An Alabama fugitive says it's his beloved pet.
'Play for Patrick' screenings slated Thursday at Eagle View
Lost Italian: Delicious and nutritious, celebrate our agricultural superfood with Edamame Pesto
Wayback Wednesday: Deadly Fergus Falls "Great Cyclone" happened 100 years ago this week
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'This Is It': Scotty McCreery to take Lakes Jam stage June 28
Live Music - June 20
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Lawsuit: Carrie Underwood, NFL stole 'Sunday Night Football' theme
Her Voice Magazine
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Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Scott and Shirley Young
Essentia Health - St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Tom & Peggy Woog
Elven Ray Holloway
Robert "Bob" Masters
Kathy Jo Riley
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Art Honoring Nature exhibit slated this weekend
This Was Brainerd - June 20
Nisswa Lions event raises $19,000 to fight diabetes. White Cane Drive is June 22
Explore Music! kids camp opens registration
This Was Brainerd - June 19
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This Was Brainerd
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June 14, 2019
Crosslake: Legislature approves $4 million grant for loon center
The National Loon Center planned in Crosslake overcame one of its most significant hurdles - the passage of a $4 million grant to be allocated...
June 14, 2019 - 4:00am
June 6, 2019
Legislature approves $4 million grant for loon center
The National Loon Center planned in Crosslake overcame one of its most significant hurdles—the passage of a $4 million grant to be allocated...
June 6, 2019 - 5:16pm
May 13, 2019
Smith co-introduces bill to establish federal clean energy standard
Wednesday, Sen. Tina Smith, D-Minn., and Rep. Ben Ray Luján, D-N.M., the U.S. House assistant speaker, introduced the Clean Energy Standard...
May 13, 2019 - 4:30pm
May 10, 2019
Ruud's natural resources bill allocates $629.9 million for environmental funds
Wednesday, May 8, with broad bipartisan support, the Senate passed the Legacy Finance bill introduced by Sen. Carrie Ruud, R-Breezy Point. This...
May 10, 2019 - 8:50am
April 7, 2019
Nonprofit coalition advocates initiative to preserve Mississippi headwaters. Study indicates $490-$500 million in direct and indirect benefits
A coalition of environmental nonprofits are pushing an initiative to clean up the Mississippi headwaters—an extensive preservation project...
April 7, 2019 - 10:00am
April 4, 2019
Mille Lacs: Local politicos praise reduced fishing restrictions as good first step
After three years of stringent catch and release regulations, anglers hounding walleye on Mille Lacs Lake have caught a breather—per the...
April 4, 2019 - 7:00am
March 6, 2019
Deer farmer owner challenges CWD allegations, says DNR's off the mark
MERRIFIELD—Frustrations boiled over during a tense meeting between Minnesota Department of Natural Resources spokespeople and concerned...
March 6, 2019 - 7:00am
February 22, 2019
DNR boss: Beefed up funding for water management, CWD prevention
The new chief of the Minnesota Department of Resources stopped in the Brainerd lakes area with Gov. Tim Walz's freshly minted 2020-21 budget...
February 22, 2019 - 7:00am
February 20, 2019
Baxter City Council: Council considers 'green' parking lot for Baxter Village
BAXTER—Baxter City Council members are taking a hard look at green options for infrastructure improvements in Baxter Village—a push...
February 20, 2019 - 11:00am
January 3, 2019
Growing Together: 2019 gardening predictions hold plenty of surprises
I’ve got to see it to believe it: A robot is being developed that will weed our gardens. Like a Roomba for the outdoors, the Tertill is a solar-powered...
January 3, 2019 - 11:38am
August 10, 2018
Foley stakes claim for AG seat as experienced, non-political arbiter
In more ways than one, he's something of an elder statesman. Boasting an impressive resume, a wide breadth of experience, as well as an old-school...
August 10, 2018 - 7:00am
July 4, 2018
Rothman touts experience, track record in run for state AG
Two words—experience and protection—have a way of popping up and dominating a conversation with Mike Rothman. He has the former in...
July 4, 2018 - 2:00am
April 29, 2018
Sandman champions the 'disenfranchised' with 3rd-party District 8 bid
As is often the case, U.S. representatives have to think more in the short term than other positions in national government on account of their...
April 29, 2018 - 8:00am
October 7, 2015
Anti-pesticide protesters rally at Brainerd McDonald's
About 10-15 protesters in solidarity with environmentalist group Toxic Taters rallied at the Brainerd McDonald's on Tuesday. Calloway-based...
October 7, 2015 - 3:44pm