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June 15, 2019
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Vehicle launches into air, rolls onto roof, injures driver
June 15, 2019 - 3:00am
June 4, 2019
Morrison County deputies arrest woman after multi-county vehicle chase
June 4, 2019 - 9:18am
May 29, 2019
Victory League standings
May 29, 2019 - 4:30am
May 21, 2019
Region Five teachers honored at Sourcewell
May 21, 2019 - 9:30am
May 10, 2019
Frank Weber, who authored “The I-94 Murders,” poses with Verlene Birger, Midwest Independent Publisher Association Book Awards chairperson. Weber won Best Romance of 2018 for his book during the May 4 annual Midwest Book Awards event in St. Paul. Submitted Photo
Entertainment Briefs - May 9
May 10, 2019 - 10:28am
May 3, 2019
Pierz Elementary School wins reading award
May 3, 2019 - 2:30am
May 2, 2019
Sponsored by the National FFA Organization chapter at Pierz Healy High School, students drive 30 family tractors to school Wednesday, May 1, for the “Drive your Tractor to School Day.” After lining up the machines in the high school parking lot, they drove to St. Joseph’s Catholic Church where the Rev. Ken Popp blessed the tractors and delivered a message about being good stewards of the land. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch  Gallery and Video   play button
Farm to school: Pierz 'Drive Your Tractor To School Day'
May 2, 2019 - 7:00am
April 29, 2019
Pierz crash injures 2
April 29, 2019 - 8:30am
April 18, 2019
Debra Meyer-Myrum
Holy Trinity principal honored with national education award
April 18, 2019 - 2:00pm
April 9, 2019
Pierz High School students  Calvin Zapzalka (left) and Landon Schomer will advance Friday to the Minnesota State High School League state speech tournament at Wayzata High School. Submitted Photo
Area students advance to state speech meet set Friday
April 9, 2019 - 2:00pm
April 8, 2019
Preston Saeher (left), Macy Sadlovsky, Tori Oehrlein, Isabel Ripplinger, Allie Carlson, Maci Martini and Levi Lampert were Region 7 representatives who placed in the Knights of Columbus State Free Throw Championship March 30 in St. Cloud. Submitted Photo
Basketball: 4 area athletes place
April 8, 2019 - 9:30am
March 27, 2019
Australian Matthew Roberts (left), and Pierz graduate Preston Rocheleau warm up their throwing arms Tuesday, March 26, on the baseball field at Central Lakes College in Brainerd. The pitchers added a spark to the beginning of the Raider baseball season. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
College Baseball: Raiders draw from all over to fill pitching staff
March 27, 2019 - 12:00pm
March 15, 2019
Jenna Caughey
Dairy princess and ambassador contest set
March 15, 2019 - 1:00pm
February 17, 2019
The Regional Report: Crosby tunnel project runs into snag; S-M board to pursue 2-building solution
February 17, 2019 - 3:00am
February 12, 2019
Aitkin is headed back to the state meet as it placed second in kick and third in jazz in the Section 4-1A meet Saturday, Feb. 9, at Wadena-Deer Creek Senior High School. Photo uploaded by Judy Conner, from
Dance Team: Aitkin advances to state
February 12, 2019 - 1:00am