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Clinton tabs Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as running mate
Rural church near Sacred Heart destroyed by fire
Rural Maynard family escapes burning home
Tim Huber's attorney argues lack of probable cause in seeking dismissal of murder indictment
Confusion on procedure takes new Willmar position off council table
Richards lifts Glenwood past BOLD and into state tournament
KRA revs up after weather delays
Roundup: VFW I heads into playoffs on hot streak
Sano breaks slump, leads Twins to victory
Stingers' rally fall short in loss to La Crosse
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
Dahl -- Schow
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Robert J. Swanberg
Evelyn "Evie" M. Mulder
Carol Ann Ringler
Ardis E. Smith
Myrtle M. Knutson
Commentary: Latest VA fix creates new ills
Tribune Opinion: Willmar benefits from 'Moving Health Forward'
Letter: A credit to sports writing
Letter: Criticism of Peppin unwarranted
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
December 14, 2015
Authorities seek help in locating Minnesota sex offender believed to be on the run
The Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office is requesting the public's help in locating a Level 2 sex offender from Crow Wing County. Law enforcement...
December 14, 2015 - 12:32pm
December 11, 2015
Equity firm KKR in the lead to acquire Minnesota-based retailer Mills Fleet Farm
(Reuters) - Buyout firm KKR & Co is in the lead to acquire U.S. outdoor retailer Mills FleetFarm for more than $1.2 billion, including debt,...
December 11, 2015 - 9:16am
November 12, 2015
Minnesota man tells of surviving Bataan Death March
BRAINERD – A 96-year-old Brainerd man is the last voice left to tell the story of his unit's part in the Bataan Death March. World...
November 12, 2015 - 9:35am
November 11, 2015
Suspect hits two Brainerd squad cars
BRAINERD — A police chase that started in west Brainerd and ended in southeast Brainerd has left two Brainerd police squad vehicles damaged and the suspect in the hospital. Lt. Brad Bordwell of the Minnesota State Patrol said the police pursuit started when police were attempting...
November 11, 2015 - 11:12pm
November 2, 2015
UPDATE: Minnesota child fabricated story about finding needle in Halloween candy
The report received by the Brainerd Police Department on Sunday of a needle found in Halloween candy has been determined to be false. The...
November 2, 2015 - 4:35pm
October 8, 2015
Minnesota-based Mills Fleet Farm courting suitors for potential sale
BRAINERD —Mills Fleet Farm may have a new ownership later this year or early in 2016. Mills Fleet Farm confirmed this week it is in the process of looking at a large pool of business suitors to find the right one to take the company to the next level of growth for the...
October 8, 2015 - 9:12am
September 22, 2015
Brainerd to move to mostly volunteer fire department
BRAINERD — The Brainerd City Council Monday night approved a resolution restructuring the Brainerd Fire Department from a mix of full-time and paid on-call firefighters to a fully paid on-call department. A group consisting of Fire Chief Tim Holmes, city officials and representatives...
September 22, 2015 - 11:30pm
August 7, 2015
Bass rule change could help offset loss of walleyes at Mille Lacs
BRAINERD — The transition has seemingly been in the works for several years: from a premier walleye-fishing destination to bass-tournament-worthy fishery. Events of this week have gone a long way toward that end. At 10 p.m. Monday, walleye fishing on Mille Lacs Lake closed and...
August 7, 2015 - 12:04am
July 13, 2015
Brainerd area bears brunt of Sunday storms
BRAINERD -- Damage assessments and cleanup were underway Monday morning after Sunday night's violent thunderstorms that rocked through Minnesota....
July 13, 2015 - 10:36pm
June 30, 2015
Hockey camp athletic trainer allegedly filmed girl in shower
BRAINERD — A hockey camp athletic trainer allegedly recorded video of a 14-year-old girl showering at a Minnesota ice arena, according to criminal charges. James William Diffley, 32, of Maple Grove, is accused of reaching around a locker room privacy wall with his cell phone in...
June 30, 2015 - 9:02pm
June 24, 2015
‘Johns’ charged in prostitution sting
BRAINERD — A former police chief, an attorney and six other area men are facing gross misdemeanor charges of soliciting prostitution in a public place following a sting by law enforcement in Baxter last month. Charges have now been filed in Crow Wing County District Court in Brainerd...
June 24, 2015 - 11:08pm
May 12, 2015
Beer truck crash
Driver Tom Thesing crawls out of the cab of his overturned tractor-trailer Monday, after sliding off Wise Road and rolling into the ditch north...
May 12, 2015 - 11:01pm
May 9, 2015
Willmar superintendent candidate accepts position in South Dakota
WILLMAR — Dr. Klint Willert, the Willmar School Board’s choice as new superintendent of the school district, has accepted a position instead with the Brookings School District in Brookings, South Dakota. The Brookings School District issued a news release Friday saying that it...
May 9, 2015 - 12:35am
March 30, 2015
Mailbox explosion causes grass fire near Brainerd
BRAINERD — A mailbox explosion appears to be the cause of a grass fire Monday that quickly burned about 15 acres of property south of Brainerd. Lt....
March 30, 2015 - 11:19pm
March 4, 2015
The March sun shines over a stream Wednesday near the Mississippi River in Brainerd.
March 4, 2015 - 10:57pm