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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
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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
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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
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Ask a Trooper: Across the line
Reader Opinion: Hypocrisy is limitless
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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
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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
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Scott and Shirley Young
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Marge & Bob Marsh 65th Anniversary
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This Was Brainerd - June 16
Resiliency workshop to be hosted by Bridges of Hope
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Coming Sunday: Building homes, hope
Senior Calendar - June 17-21
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University of Minnesota Extension
April 25, 2019
Deep winter greenhouse field day set in Pillager
PILLAGER—The Central Regional Sustainable Development Partnership and Grampa G's Farm will host a public field day at a deep winter greenhouse to demonstrate the production process and discuss ongoing horticultural and economic research results.
April 25, 2019 - 9:22am
March 15, 2019
Worried about flooding? Here are some steps you can take to prepare
ST. PAUL -- In the aftermath of extreme rain and snow storms across the state, homeowners are preparing for possible flooding and other damage....
March 15, 2019 - 1:34pm
March 7, 2019
Montessori students learn about environment
Eleven students and teachers from Youth Eco Solutions teams at Discovery Woods Montessori in Brainerd participated March 5 in Go Native for Water...
March 7, 2019 - 1:00pm
Library offers monthly gardening classes
Master Gardener Jennifer Knutson will present "Growing a Minnesota Cutting Garden" at noon Tuesday, March 12, at the Brainerd Public Library. The purpose of a cutting garden is to produce a bounty of flowers all season long for one to harvest and use in floral arrangements. Register...
March 7, 2019 - 6:30am
November 3, 2018
Library offers garden class
"Worm Composting (Vermicomposting)" will be presented by Master Gardener Jackie Burkey at noon Nov. 13 at the Brainerd Public Library. "Compost year-round indoors by setting up a worm bin and turn your kitchen scraps into gardener's gold," a news release stated. "Learn how to set...
November 3, 2018 - 9:30am
October 21, 2018
STEM experiential learning workshop at Deep Portage
HACKENSACK—Teachers and students of all ages are invited to Deep Portage Learning Center for a free full-day workshop on experiential learning with students. The workshop will teach how to nature journal with students; use nature year-round; understand trail techniques for outdoor...
October 21, 2018 - 4:30am
October 12, 2018
Extension offers workshop to become RentWise trainer
Interested in teaching individuals and groups about being a successful renter? The RentWise Train-the-Trainer Workshop will be 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 26 at the University of Minnesota Brainerd Extension Regional Office, 322 Laurel St., in the Land Services Building, lower level meeting...
October 12, 2018 - 12:30pm
October 8, 2018
Master gardener to discuss trees Tuesday
"Trees: Choose Wisely and Plant Properly" will be presented by Master Gardener Jackie Burkey at noon Tuesday, Oct. 9, at the Brainerd Public...
October 8, 2018 - 4:30am
September 5, 2018
Brainerd library hosts gardening class
"Spring Blooming Bulbs for Northern Gardens" will be presented by master Gardener Jennifer Knutson at noon Tuesday, Sept. 11, at the Brainerd Public Library. Bulbs bloom for years with little or no care, and have a succession of colorful flowers for many months. People who attend...
September 5, 2018 - 1:30pm
July 25, 2018
Lueck applauds Farm Family of the Year honorees
Rep. Dale Lueck, R-Aitkin, congratulated two District 10B farm families—Luke Hauser of Demenge Dairy farm in Aitkin County and Kris and Andy Schubert in Crow Wing County—for recognition as the 2018 Farm Family of the Year in the two counties. The Farm Family Recognition...
July 25, 2018 - 9:30am
July 22, 2018
The Regional Report: National Guard lawsuit ends; council floats sales tax hike in Little Falls
CAMP RIPLEY A lawsuit initiated by Morrison County against the Minnesota National Guard is over after more than two years of litigation, the...
July 22, 2018 - 7:00am
April 27, 2018
State develops citizen network of AIS Detectors
WILLMAR, Minn. — Not being the kind of guy who is willing to throw up his hands and say "there's nothing we can do" about aquatic invasive...
April 27, 2018 - 10:00pm
Master Gardener to present class on roses
Jackie Burkey, University of Minnesota Extension Master Gardener, will present "Growing Hardy Roses Up North" noon May 8 at the Brainerd Public Library. Burkey will teach people how to grow roses bred for cold winters. With the right plants there is no need for the "Minnesota Tip"...
April 27, 2018 - 12:00pm
April 26, 2018
Learn to detect aquatic invasives
Registration is now open for AIS Detectors, a volunteer network and science-based training program created by the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center in partnership with University of Minnesota Extension.
April 26, 2018 - 2:30pm
April 7, 2018
Registration open for AIS detection training program
Registration is now open for AIS Detectors, a volunteer network and science-based training program created by the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive...
April 7, 2018 - 7:00am