Skip to main content
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?
Send Your Opinion
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
Robert M. Schultz
Jane E. Gustafson
KLICK! & More
Crow Wing Co. In-Custody
On the Fly: Twitter feed
April 29, 2018
Tech Savvy: Facebook scandal fallout leads to falling out for users
Always remember: When it comes to the internet, if the service is free, more likely than not the product they're selling is you. It may be that this simple adage has never been more relevant. As the fallout from Facebook's gaff with Cambridge Analytica continues to develop and more...
April 29, 2018 - 9:30am
March 31, 2018
Tech Savvy: iPad Pro
When Apple added a midsize 10.5-inch iPad Pro, I knew it was just the right fit and finally time to upgrade. Beyond just a tablet, the iPad Pro...
March 31, 2018 - 11:00am
February 20, 2018
Internet addiction test
Use this brief screening measure to help you determine if you might need to see a mental health or other social services professional to help you successfully deal with “Internet addiction.” - about 6 min to take - Instructions: This is a screening measure to help you determine...
February 20, 2018 - 2:05pm
November 5, 2017
Checking one off the bucket list: CES impresses tech enthusiast
Those of you who know me, know that I LOVE my technology. Some may call it an addiction, but there's just something about opening a brand new...
November 5, 2017 - 8:00am
October 27, 2017
Tech Savvy: Doing an Apple about-face
The Apple iPhone X arrives in stores Nov. 3, but I won't be one of the people complaining about low supplies for Apple's new flagship smartphone....
October 27, 2017 - 9:00am
October 15, 2017
Tech Savvy: Self-driving cars coming (soon) to a garage near you
Some believe self-driving cars offer convenience, safety, fuel savings and alternatives for those who can't or don't like to get behind the wheel...
October 15, 2017 - 6:00am
September 30, 2017
Tech Savvy: Not bored by SMART boards
The new boards in Brainerd Public Schools elementary classrooms are smarter than your average whiteboard or chalkboard. A SMART board can be...
September 30, 2017 - 1:00pm
Minnesota Starwatch - October 2017: The Great Square of Pegasus rides high
October is known for its clear, crisp weather, so let's hope the pattern holds. Mars joined Venus in the morning sky about a month ago. The red...
September 30, 2017 - 7:00am
September 26, 2017
Tech Savvy: Facial recognition technology of iPhone X cause for concern
Face it, Apple, not everyone loves your new iPhone X. Your latest flagship smartphone boasts many drool-worthy improvements, such as an OLED...
September 26, 2017 - 9:12am
September 17, 2017
Tech Savvy: Preserving photos albums - Photomyne app makes sharing, posting and saving photos easy
Want to take all those photo albums with priceless family photos and turn them into digital images? That's long been on my wish list. Recently,...
September 17, 2017 - 10:00am
August 26, 2017
Tech Savvy: Your rear is clear: Rear-facing backup cameras on automobiles
When I first got my driver's license, I loathed parallel parking. The anxiety of whether my car would hit the car behind me prompted me to walk...
August 26, 2017 - 1:00pm
August 20, 2017
Tech Savvy: Do you have the proper eyewear to see Monday's rare event?
In case you haven't heard about it yet—people in the United States are in for a rare, scientific astronomical treat. A total solar eclipse...
August 20, 2017 - 5:00am
August 19, 2017
Eclipse road trip tips
Transportation officials are offering this tips on how to avoid trouble if you're on the road during the eclipse. • Don't stop along the interstate or park on the shoulder during the event. • Don't try to wear opaque eclipse glasses while operating a vehicle. • Turn your headlights...
August 19, 2017 - 7:00am
August 17, 2017
Silicon Valley is giving white supremacy groups the boot
Silicon Valley significantly escalated its war on white supremacy this week, choking off the ability of hate groups to raise money online, removing...
August 17, 2017 - 6:33am
August 13, 2017
Tech Savvy: Hurting innovation
SAN FRANCISCO—Four years ago, Facebook spent over $150 million on a free app used by millions. Today that app, called Onavo, has become...
August 13, 2017 - 11:00am