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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
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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
Edward R. Van Beek
Jevonne M. Ness
JoAnn Evonne Kehl
Antoinette A. Lohan
Irene C. Hochmayr
KLICK! & More
Crow Wing Co. In-Custody
On the Fly: Twitter feed
May 8, 2018
Brainerd man faces assault charges
A 36-year-old Brainerd man faces criminal charges following a physical domestic assault at a Brainerd apartment. John Christian Neville was charged...
May 8, 2018 - 9:00am
May 7, 2018
This Was Brainerd - May 7
MAY 7 20 years ago (1998) Knowledge Bowl teams from Little Falls and Brainerd finished fifth and sixth, respectively, in the state competition held over two days at Cragun's on Gull Lake. Brainerd's team included Dustin Spaulding, Doug Olson, Andy Vesely and Adam and Shane Ewert....
May 7, 2018 - 3:30am
May 6, 2018
Former Brainerd teacher to share Middle East experience
After 39 years as a teacher and administrator in the Brainerd School District, Jeff Devaney embarked on the role of principal of a private international school in Kuwait from 2010-14. Devaney will share his experience and discuss misconceptions Americans have about the people, customs...
May 6, 2018 - 11:30am
May 3, 2018
Brainerd Fire Advisory Board to host meeting Monday
The Brainerd Fire Advisory Board will host a meeting 4 p.m. May 21 at the Brainerd Fire Station training room on 23 Laurel St., Brainerd. Any individual needing special accomodations, call 218-828-2312.
May 3, 2018 - 2:30pm
Construction project prompts driving complaints: Officials urge motorists to use designated detour routes
Construction began Monday, April 30, on the Business Highway 371/South Sixth Street reconstruction project in Brainerd, and so did the driving...
May 3, 2018 - 4:00am
May 1, 2018
Basketball: Thunder win tourney
The Central Lakes Thunder eighth graders won the 10th annual AAU Spring Showdown in Bloomington. The Thunder defeated WC Wildcats, East Metro...
May 1, 2018 - 1:42pm
April 28, 2018
A Herberger's-shaped hole in my heart
It all makes perfect sense. Changing consumer habits, shifting heavily toward online retailers, mean the writing's been on the wall for quite...
April 28, 2018 - 9:00am
Spring thaw: South 6th Street project starts April 30
Work on the $5.7 million Business Highway 371/South Sixth Street reconstruction project between Highway 210/Washington Street and Joseph Street...
April 28, 2018 - 4:00am
April 26, 2018
Warrior Fest brings 4 rock bands to Sports Center
Four rock 'n' roll bands will take an Essentia Health Sports Center stage in Brainerd by storm May 5—all to support about 650 youths in...
April 26, 2018 - 12:00pm
April 25, 2018
'Minced' cooking competition to feature local chefs
LITTLE FALLS—A culinary cook-off in May will pit three central Minnesota chefs against each other in a kitchen showdown. Representing their...
April 25, 2018 - 1:00pm
Nominations open for Brainerd Public Schools Above and Beyond Award
Many Brainerd Public School employees go above and beyond assigned job expectations every day to ensure students receive a high quality education...
April 25, 2018 - 7:00am
Genealogy workshops set at Brainerd Library
The Brainerd Public Library will host genealogy workshops Tuesday, May 1. The workshops will include three different classes scheduled at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Participants can register by calling the library at 218-829-5574 or by visiting https://tinyurl.com/bplmayclass....
April 25, 2018 - 6:30am
April 24, 2018
Reader Opinion: Herberger's
Recently we were informed that Herberger's department store was closing in Brainerd. They're just another victim in a fast changing world, when it comes to retail shopping. I can complain about it and I can write about it but there seems to be no stopping it. All over this nation...
April 24, 2018 - 8:30am
April 23, 2018
Brainerd set to (re)live it up with history week in mid-August
Lakes area residents are in store for a blast to the past with Brainerd History Week slated Aug. 9-12—with special emphasis on having a...
April 23, 2018 - 8:00am
April 21, 2018
CLC hosts joint community pow wow
Dancing in a pow wow isn't a skill that one necessarily practices or studies—it's absorbed through experience, expressed through individualistic...
April 21, 2018 - 6:00am