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Projections say Macron, Le Pen go through to runoff in French vote
Trump pressures Democrats on Obamacare to get border wall deal
Bill O'Reilly to Return With Podcast on Monday
North Korea says ready to strike U.S. aircraft carrier
North Korea detains third U.S. citizen
All about the details: Awards mount for Minnesota taxidermist
Superior Hiking Trail Association hires new leader
The Wild didn't get the job done
Wild couldn't produce in playoffs
Blues oust Wild on Paajarvi OT goal
Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in his car
Adam Sandler to make rare appearance in Minnesota
Carrie Fisher won't appear in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
Hollywood's Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner file for divorce
MTV to revive reality series 'Fear Factor'
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
'Kitchen Witches': Comedy opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar chain of lakes focus of Wednesday's public meeting
Earth Day 2017 celebrated April 22 in west central Minnesota
'Camper Cabins' guide to great outdoors
James Francis Grossman
Marvin I. Braegelman
Janice Seime Schei
Orville E. Lien
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
Fielding Questions: How to grow peas on a patio
Picking apples: How to decide which variety to plant
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
Cartoonist Opinions published April 22
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
September 27, 2016
Hobbyists search for treasure in Minnesota outhouse pits
BRAINERD — "There's somebody home," Mark Youngblood said as he wiped away the dirt from a glass bottle he'd just unearthed. "That means...
September 27, 2016 - 9:38am
September 9, 2016
Minnesota rescue workers respond to report of man buried in box
CROSBY—Rescuers were called to save a man trapped in a trench at a construction site late Thursday night in Crosby after receiving a 911 call...
September 9, 2016 - 1:03pm
September 1, 2016
Minnesotan jailed for threatening cops' families, saying he'd eat them
BRAINERD—Repeatedly yelling racial slurs, threatening to blow up a bar and threatening to kill and eat the families of police officers were...
September 1, 2016 - 6:57am
August 4, 2016
Famed Babe the Blue Ox landmark topples during Brainerd storm
BRAINERD, Minn. -- A famed Minnesota attraction -- known in folklore for its strength -- toppled over during an overnight severe storm early...
August 4, 2016 - 10:07am
July 19, 2016
Second gator discovered in northern Minnesota
PILLAGER -- It has been confirmed. A second alligator in the Brainerd lakes area has been found. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office Tuesday...
July 19, 2016 - 8:13pm
July 18, 2016
More gator sightings reported in northern Minnesota
BRAINERD, Minn. — After an alligator was spotted south of Brainerd on July 9, other possible sightings have been reported to law enforcement...
July 18, 2016 - 7:23pm
July 14, 2016
Update: Cyclist shares story on finding gator in northern Minnesota
Baxter resident Dan Fundingsland was hoping to see some wildlife Saturday when he was biking down to Crow Wing State Park on the Paul Bunyan...
July 14, 2016 - 2:05pm
June 23, 2016
Man faces charges for privacy violations at Brainerd ballpark
BRAINERD -- A 28-year-old Maple Grove man is facing charges following an incident Saturday at a youth baseball tournament at Bane Park in Brainerd....
June 23, 2016 - 5:30am
June 22, 2016
Minnesotan arrested after authorities seize marijuana wax with $150K street value
A 21-year-old man was arrested Thursday in connection with a large scale operation of marijuana wax that has a street value of $150,000. The...
June 22, 2016 - 10:17am
May 24, 2016
Minnesota man thrown 25 feet after bicycle struck by car
A Brainerd man was airlifted to the hospital with serious injuries following a car versus bicyclist crash Monday evening on Oak Street in Brainerd....
May 24, 2016 - 9:21am
May 12, 2016
Minnesota taekwondo master escapes bear encounter
BRAINERD - A Brainerd man escaped a violent encounter with a bear Tuesday night with minor injuries. Garrett DeWitt was walking his dogs near...
May 12, 2016 - 11:54am
Bear with cubs charges Brainerd man
BRAINERD -- A Brainerd man escaped a violent encounter with a bear Tuesday night with minor injuries. Garrett DeWitt was walking his dogs in south Brainerd shortly after 10 p.m. when a bear charged at him and knocked him over, then ran away. Officers searched the area but were unable...
May 12, 2016 - 5:30am
May 1, 2016
NFL: Colts draft Brainerd graduate
Joe Haeg was relaxing at his parent’s home in Lake Shore on Saturday afternoon, playing cards, when his cell phone rang. The display on his...
May 1, 2016 - 11:42pm
March 30, 2016
Minnesota woman killed during standoff with police
AITKIN—A 50-year-old Aitkin woman was killed Tuesday following a standoff with law enforcement. The Aitkin County Sheriff's Office was contacted around 4:25 p.m. to do a welfare check on a female. Deputies located the woman's vehicle around 5:30 p.m. in a rural location northeast...
March 30, 2016 - 11:56am
March 24, 2016
Trial set for Brainerd man who assaulted officer after chicken coop incident
BRAINERD — A jury trial has been scheduled for a Brainerd man who faces six felony counts in a criminal case that began with a dog killing chickens and ended in a short stand-off between the suspect and authorities. The jury trial for Larry Walter Prahm, 63, has been scheduled for...
March 24, 2016 - 5:30am