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Weather drawing - May 9
Aitkin library to host used book sale
2 Fargo schools ranked among best in ND by U.S. News
Suspect pleads guilty in deadly Twin Cities crime spree
Greenbush Middle River district votes to close Middle River School
145 million Social Security numbers, 99 million addresses and more: Every type of personal data Equifax lost to hackers, by the numbers
Ray Szmanda, longtime pitchman for Menards, dead at 91
Obamacare premiums to surge next year, early rate requests show
Stensland Family Farms promotes farm fresh and local
BisMan Community Food Co-op puts focus on the story of food
place a business brief
High School Baseball: Willmar nudges Warriors in top of 7th inning
Area Girls Golf: Huskies finish third
Softball: Warriors, Willmar split
Area Track and Field: Pillager boys and girls advance to state
Girls Lacrosse: Warriors close to first win
Athlete of the Week
Commentary: Melania Trump trolls her husband
Commentary: MnDOT's choices left Greater Minnesota behind
Commentary: The financial forecast for colleges is gloomy - how can they weather the storm?
Opinion: Face facts: Immigrants commit fewer crimes than U.S.-born peers
Opinion: Are we now trapped in a debt spiral?
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This owl had an extraordinary survival story after a very bad day
Tent caterpillar season looks mild in Minnesota, DNR forest expert says
Outdoor notes for May 6
Commentary: The water's fine - or almost melted - so let's go fishing!
Outdoors enthusiasts urged to practice tick bite prevention
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
A bride-to-be lost her arm in a crocodile attack - and still got married five days later
Have sage advice from Mom to share?
Calling all moms - "MOM!"
3 Things for Better Health - May 7
'I saved them because I'm a superhero!': Philadelphia 4-year-old donates bone marrow to his baby brothers
Science and Tech
This Was Brainerd
Final three acts announced for Minnesota State Fair grandstand
CLC spring concert to honor retiring conductor
LAMF winter concert series to wrap up with Franz Schubert piece
Special Events - May 3
Bill Cosby, Roman Polanski expelled from film academy that runs the Oscars
Her Voice Magazine
Special Issues and Magazines
Marilyn Brutsman 80th Birthday
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Albert T. Schroeder
Trevor G. Bridgwater
Larry C. Bahls
John Christian Ostenso
Donald R. Eckmann
KLICK! & More
Crow Wing Co. In-Custody
On the Fly: Twitter feed
May 5, 2018
Grand View Lodge to add 60-room hotel, part of $30 million expansion
Grand View Lodge, Spa and Golf Resort, Nisswa, has a major construction project underway and more in the works for a $30 million expansion that...
May 5, 2018 - 6:00am
April 17, 2018
Detroit Lakes, Minn. couple among those stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Abby Pettit and her family had been vacationing in Mexico and were getting ready to catch their weekend flight back to Minnesota when they got...
April 17, 2018 - 3:08pm
April 11, 2018
Apostle Islands quarter released
RED CLIFF, Wis. — Surveying the design of newly minted U.S. quarters featuring the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, Rick Peterson suggested...
April 11, 2018 - 6:15pm
March 30, 2018
The Last Resorts: Minnesota facing disappearance of summer lake tradition
Fishing and swimming in the sun, napping by the lake, listening to loon calls, picking out constellations in the dark northern sky, and trying...
March 30, 2018 - 3:30pm
March 22, 2018
Fewer tourists are visiting the US under Trump. Canadians didn't get the memo.
TORONTO - When President Donald Trump issued his first executive order banning nationals from majority-Muslim countries from entering the United...
March 22, 2018 - 3:39pm
March 5, 2018
Trump Panama hotel showdown appears to end, and the Trump name is coming down
PANAMA CITY - The majority owner of President Donald Trump's only hotel in Latin America said Monday that Panamanian authorities had allowed...
March 5, 2018 - 12:53pm
February 6, 2018
Wynn Resorts CEO Steve Wynn steps down after sexual misconduct allegations
Casino magnate Steve Wynn stepped down from his position as CEO and chairman of the board for Wynn Resorts on Tuesday in the wake of multiple...
February 6, 2018 - 9:47pm
February 5, 2018
Madden's on Gull Lake announces renovations
Madden's on Gull Lake will undergo renovations to its resort property throughout the winter that include updates to the lake house, pool deck and dining amenities. Construction is set to be complete this spring. "Our focus for this year's renovations is not only to provide an up-to-date,...
February 5, 2018 - 10:30am
February 3, 2018
Land of cold and nice: Super Bowl visitors' impressions of Minnesota follow a familiar theme
MINNEAPOLIS—Kent Haney and his friends left Haverhill, Mass., at 9:15 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31, in a Kia Sedona minivan headed for Minneapolis....
February 3, 2018 - 8:33am
January 29, 2018
125,000 out-of-towners expected for Super Bowl, pre-game events in Twin Cities
ST. PAUL—With hotels booked and parties planned, it sure seems like a lot of people are descending on the Twin Cities for the Super Bowl. Just how many remains to be seen. The Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee has said the Sunday, Feb. 4, game and the hoopla leading up to...
January 29, 2018 - 8:30am
January 18, 2018
Brainerd lakes area resorts hope to win big Super Bowl weekend
Grand View Lodge is more than two hours away from the Twin Cities, but come Super Bowl weekend, the Gull Lake resort will be rolling out the...
January 18, 2018 - 9:19am
January 17, 2018
Coming Thursday: Local resorts hope to profit from Twin Cities Super Bowl
Brainerd lakes area resorts hope to reap the financial windfalls of the Super Bowl at the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on Feb. 4—but...
January 17, 2018 - 2:00pm
January 1, 2018
Hotel and restaurant eyed for century-old riverside factory in Hastings
HASTINGS, Minn.—The last remaining industrial building in downtown Hastings could soon be turned into a riverside hotel and banquet facility. A 67-room hotel, 22 apartments, restaurant and retail space are planned for the former H.D. Hudson Manufacturing Co. building. The estimated...
January 1, 2018 - 11:13pm
December 18, 2017
Camp Esquagama investment spurs accreditation
BIWABIK, Minn. — The old 4-H camp on Lake Esquagama was wearing out and running down just a few years ago, with fewer campers each summer...
December 18, 2017 - 6:58pm
December 1, 2017
St. Paul hopes to draw Super Bowl crowd with giant snow slide at CHS Field, expanded Winter Carnival
ST. PAUL — Even if you don't have a ticket for the big game, the Bold North will welcome you to St. Paul. St. Paul may not host a humongous ice castle this winter — as many originally hoped — but plans for a giant snow slide at CHS Field are still solid. And the St. Paul Winter...
December 1, 2017 - 4:20pm