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Destination Downtown Launch Party set June 20
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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
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Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Fostering fatherhood: Need for foster parents growing in Minnesota
Baxter veteran helps Deerwood veteran by bicycling in fundraiser
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Why America is embracing the widening world of non-wheat pastas
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Arctic marathoner donates amputated toes for hotel's infamous cocktail
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Library adds painting classes for art contest
Young female vocalist Lauren Alaina to make trek to Lakes Jam 2019
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This Was Brainerd - June 16
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UPDATE: Deerwood man dies in head-on crash with semitrailer
September 20, 2018
Puttin' on The Mitts: A bountiful buffet
With the recent heat wave we experienced, it's hard to believe fall is here. But even with the end of summer, we can continue to enjoy the bountiful...
September 20, 2018 - 10:00am
August 23, 2018
Puttin' on The Mitts: A splurge and a sweet
When Chelsey told me she came up with this great recipe using halibut, I nearly panicked. The only fish I ever make is in the oven—and...
August 23, 2018 - 5:00pm
Harvest dinner set Saturday at Sunup Ranch
The ninth annual harvest dinner - a community celebration gathering together all who are interested in the region's water-rich environments,...
August 23, 2018 - 8:00am
July 31, 2018
Ruffed grouse banquet set for Aug. 9
The Brainerd Sportsmen's Banquet, hosted by the Ruffed Grouse Society, on Thursday, August 9, at Arrowwood Lodge in Baxter. The social hour will...
July 31, 2018 - 6:00am
May 24, 2018
Puttin' on The Mitts: Mystery ingredients? Challenge accepted
Anyone who's ever watched "Chopped" knows what a challenging mix of ingredients participating chefs are expected to concoct dishes from—in...
May 24, 2018 - 4:47pm
April 5, 2018
Puttin' on The Mitts: 2 meals, 1 pan
I'm happy to put this statement into print: I will never go on another diet again! My new way of cooking and eating has become my lifestyle—eating...
April 5, 2018 - 11:00am
January 11, 2018
Puttin' on The Mitts: Unexpected creations
What is it about Spam that often makes people cringe? Is it the taste? Is it the questionable substance of which it's made? (It's pork, people....
January 11, 2018 - 10:00am
October 27, 2017
Puttin' on The Mitts: Carving out recipes in time for Halloween
With Halloween right around the corner, Chelsey and I thought we'd try our hand at some holiday recipes. Sorry to disappoint the sweet tooth...
October 27, 2017 - 12:00pm
October 18, 2017
The Center to host flag ceremony
The Center in Brainerd is hosting a flag raising celebration Nov. 13, with dinner at 5 p.m. The Color Guard presentation begins at 4:30 p.m. and will be a celebration of those who have served and are serving the country. After the presentation, there will be a dinner at 5 p.m., made...
October 18, 2017 - 11:30am
June 29, 2017
Puttin' on The Mitts: Summer meals that won't heat up the kitchen
We've been lucky so far this summer with the mild temperatures and low humidity (gosh, I hope I didn't jinx us with that statement). To me, there's...
June 29, 2017 - 8:00am
February 8, 2017
Puttin' on The Mitts: Sauteing for your sweetheart
With Valentine's Day just around the corner, The Mitts thought this was a great opportunity to share a couple of recipes for those who want to...
February 8, 2017 - 10:33pm
November 16, 2016
Puttin' on The Mitts: Foods to wrap you in comfort
Even though the temperatures have been unusually warm for this time of year, once we enter the fall season, I automatically start to crave and...
November 16, 2016 - 10:54pm
September 14, 2016
Puttin’ on The Mitts: Meals of the season
Did you miss us? After a two-month hiatus, The Mitts are back with some end-of-summer seasonal recipes sure to please your palate. I’ve been...
September 14, 2016 - 9:56pm
June 16, 2016
Puttin' on The Mitts: Eat your veggies!
While June 17 is National Eat Your Vegetables Day, I encourage everyone to eat vegetables other days, too, and summertime is a great time to...
June 16, 2016 - 3:45pm
February 25, 2016
Puttin' on The Mitts: Second chance suppers
My dad passed away on Jan. 30. His health battle with diverticulitis began about four years ago. He spent a year and a half of that time not...
February 25, 2016 - 3:05pm