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With a hint of fall leaf color on the banks, anglers fish the shallows Tuesday on the Mississippi River in Brainerd. Steve Kohls/ Brainerd Dispatch .
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4 hours 1 min ago
BPU Commission to meet
4 hours 31 min ago
Pillager announces its 2017 Homecoming Royalty as Joshua Doss (left), Colton Hardy, Levi Nagel, Prince Camdan Balk, King Noah Caruso, Queen Hailea Books, Princess Alaina Bouc, Gillian Kuehl, Olivia Stanifer and Brenna Bollig.
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2017 Pillager Royalty
5 hours 1 min ago
Former American Idol winner Taylor Hicks learns the art of rolling Norwegian flatbread, lefse, at Jacob's Lefse and Bakeri in Osakis. He visited the bakery this past May and the segment will air on INSP cable network's "State Plate" on Friday, Sept. 29. (Contributed) play button
Taylor Hicks' TV show spotlights Minn. bakery
5 hours 56 min ago
Central Minnesota Council of the Boy Scouts of America is conducting its fall new scout drive at 6 p.m. Thursday at local elementary schools.
Cub Scout recruiting night set Thursday
7 hours 1 min ago
Authorities work to get leg cuffs on a suspected drunken driver on Sept. 9, 20017, in New Richmond, Wis.. Mike Longaecker / Forum News Service
Chronic drunken drivers continue to traverse Minn. roads to put others at risk
7 hours 10 min ago
Workers used jackhammers Tuesday to clear debris from the spillway in preparation for a new concrete apron on the Brainerd Hydro Dam. Renovation and repair continues on schedule for the facility according to Scott Magnuson, BPU superintendent. Steve Kohls/ Brainerd Dispatch  Video and Gallery
Hydro dam work continues: Crews reinforce apron, gates at Brainerd dam on Mississippi River
8 hours 1 min ago
Police Blotter - Sept. 20
9 hours 1 min ago
Longtime friends and 1988 Alexandria graduates (left to right) Tonya Bakewell Dreher, Cathy Grove Barker and Natalie Johnson Ennis, will soon take a trip of a lifetime together. They are taking part in the 15-day Everest to End Duchenne trek to raise money for research for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Dreher's son, Gus, 12, has Duchenne's, which is the most severe of all the muscular dystrophies. (Contributed)
4 Minn. women join group to climb Mount Everest to raise funds for Duchenne's research
9 hours 3 min ago
Jeremy Vacinek (left), Baxter finance director, goes over the proposed budget during a work session last month at city hall with council members Todd Holman, Mark Cross, administrator Brad Chapulis, Mayor Darrel Olson, Steve Barrows and Quinn Nystrom and Kelly Steele, assistant city administrator. Renee Richardson/Brainerd Dispatch
Baxter City Council: The 'Six Million Dollar Levy'
10 hours 1 min ago
Howard Preston, center, discusses findings Tuesday used to determine road segments most at risk for dangerous crashes. Preston presented to the Crow Wing County Board at its committee of the whole meeting. Chelsey Perkins/Brainerd Dispatchplay button
In search of 'Dead Man's Curve': State agency uses data to find dangerous roads
11 hours 1 min ago
A graph prepared by County Engineer Tim Bray shows by 2021, available funds in the First Assessment District (Unorganized Territory) will no longer support road construction costs. Source: Crow Wing County
Taxes will rise - but by how much? Unorganized Territory residents about to find out
12 hours 1 min ago
A 78-year-old woman was injured in a single-vehicle crash at 7:05 p.m. Sunday on Crow Wing County Road 103 and Perkins Road in Crosslake.
Crash sends Pequot woman to hospital
13 hours 1 min ago
September 19, 2017
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Colorado Springs police seek runner who won't stop pooping in front of a family's house
18 hours 18 min ago
NDSU senior and criminal justice major Kyle Hardy, of Orange County, Calif., said he hasn't "felt unsafe ever" here in Fargo. "Because we are such a close-knit community I think that people look out for each other."  Dave Samson / Forum News Service
NDSU students feel safe despite high-profile crimes in recent years
18 hours 28 min ago
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