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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
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Crow Wing Co. In-Custody
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March 30, 2018
A police officer, a bank manager and an accountant: NHL emergency goalie stories are the best
Sports reporters are drawn to NHL emergency goalie stories like food bloggers to sliced ketchup. Because NHL emergency goalie stories have everything:...
March 30, 2018 - 2:16pm
December 13, 2017
Goodell intends to retire as NFL commissioner at end of extension in 2024, league says
IRVING, Texas - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell intends to retire at the completion of his newly completed contract extension in 2024, league...
December 13, 2017 - 12:46pm
December 6, 2017
NFL's quarterback problem can be solved. Carson Wentz and Jared Goff are proof.
If the NFL really does have a quarterback problem, it will be absent Sunday afternoon in Los Angeles, where the Philadelphia Eagles will play...
December 6, 2017 - 10:24am
October 16, 2017
NBA: Timberwolves exercise options on Towns, Jones
MINNEAPOLIS—The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Sunday the team has exercised the fourth-year options on Karl-Anthony Towns and Tyus Jones. Towns, 21, averaged 25.1 points, 12.3 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game last season, starting all 82 games for the second consecutive...
October 16, 2017 - 11:50pm
September 1, 2017
Available now: How and who to draft in fantasy football
Dispatchcast episode 15 Available now In this week's episode of the DispatchCast, Dispatch sports writers share their draft secrets ahead of...
September 1, 2017 - 8:00am
August 31, 2017
WNBA: Lynx open in semifinals Sept. 12 at Williams Arena
MINNEAPOLIS—The Minnesota Lynx have earned a bye through the first two rounds of the WNBA playoffs and will open the semifinals at Williams Arena Sept. 12. The Lynx can clinch the top overall seed and home court advantage throughout the playoffs if they win their remaining three...
August 31, 2017 - 3:00am
July 24, 2017
WNBA: Moore wins MVP
Maya Moore was named Most Valuable Player at Saturday's Verizon WNBA All-Star 2017 in Seattle as she finished with 23 points on 9-of-17 shooting,...
July 24, 2017 - 7:00am
July 1, 2017
WNBA: Lynx's Moore leads early returns of All-Star voting
MINNEAPOLIS—The WNBA announced Thursday that Minnesota's Maya Moore has received the most votes in the early fan returns of the WNBA All-Star Voting. The 2015 All-Star MVP, and four-time All-Star, Moore leads with 19,949 votes. Teammate and three-time All-Star Sylvia Fowles...
July 1, 2017 - 1:30pm
May 31, 2017
WNBA: Lynx's Fowles player of week 2nd straight week
MINNEAPOLIS—The WNBA on Tuesday named Minnesota Lynx center Sylvia Fowles the Western Conference Player of the Week for games played May 22 through May 28. The award is the ninth of Fowles' career and her second as a member of the Lynx. She becomes the first player from the...
May 31, 2017 - 9:59am
May 22, 2017
WNBA: Lynx's Fowles Western Conference Player of Week
MINNEAPOLIS—The WNBA on Monday named Minnesota Lynx center Sylvia Fowles the Western Conference Player of the Week for games played May 14-21.
May 22, 2017 - 11:11pm
April 26, 2017
Serena Williams admits she accidentally revealed pregnancy on Snapchat
Serena Williams had no intention of sharing her pregnancy with the world last week but spilled the beans when she accidentally uploaded the "20...
April 26, 2017 - 9:23am
February 21, 2017
Timberwolves reportedly seeking Rose, Thibodeau reunion
A reunion between Derrick Rose and his former coach could be in the works. Minnesota Timberwolves coach Tom Thibodeau, who coached Rose for seven seasons with the Chicago Bulls, reached out to the New York Knicks to inquire about Rose's availability, ESPN reports. It is unclear what...
February 21, 2017 - 1:17pm
Vikings' free agency, draft shopping list
As they wade through free agency and prepare to evaluate draft prospects at the Indianapolis Scouting Combine (March 1-6), the Minnesota Vikings must decide which players to keep as they seek to improve upon their 8-8 record from last season. The Sports Xchange and NFLDraftScout.com...
February 21, 2017 - 1:13pm
January 16, 2017
Tennis: Halep first seed out of Australian Open
MELBOURNE (Reuters)—Romania's Simona Halep became the first seed to be bundled out of the Australian Open on Monday when she was beaten...
January 16, 2017 - 2:37pm
January 4, 2017
Mixed Martial Arts-Brock Lesnar receives one-year ban for doping violation
Jan 4 (Reuters) - Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar has been suspended for one year for a doping violation, the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) announced on Wednesday. Lesnar, 39, tested positive for clomiphene and its metabolite, 4-hydroxyclomiphene, following...
January 4, 2017 - 2:11pm