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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
Powerful thunderstorms rolled through north-central Minnesota the evening of Friday, Aug. 31 -- sparing Brainerd to the south, it ripped through much of northern Crow Wing, Cass and Aitkin counties before heading off into Duluth and northwestern Wisconsin. National Weather Service screenshot
Storm leaves power outages, hail, wind damage across north-central Minn.
August 31, 2018 - 10:06pm
Students walk the the halls at Brainerd High School. The school has experienced recent losses from suicide. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Talking about tragedy: Finding a way forward with suicide awareness
March 31, 2018 - 4:00am
January 23, 2018
Agencies to count homeless population Wednesday
January 23, 2018 - 6:30am
October 29, 2017
Six trainees from Africa are spending two weeks learning about solar installation at the Rural Renewable Energy Alliance in Backus. Submitted photo
Empowered to skip the grid: Renewable energy org makes global connections
October 29, 2017 - 8:00am
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