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Teen banned from graduation 'not because she is pregnant but because she was immoral'
UMD lab helping combat raspberry-devouring pest
FBI agent from Minnesota who tracked down Versace serial killer dies at 71
$1 billion, bipartisan Minnesota bonding bill for mostly construction projects ready to go
Minnesota city police say they shot armed man on disc golf course
NFL eases celebration rules. One player already planning a TD party
Murphy: Michael Floyd the fresh face of old news at Vikings camp
Twins tighten grip on first place, sweep Orioles
WCT Sports Show: Softball playoff predictions
WCT Sports Show: BOLD, NLS among baseball hopefuls
Former Arkansas Gov. takes 'Huckabee' from Fox News to religious broadcaster
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
'Last Man Standing': 20th Century Fox TV to seek new home for Tim Allen comedy
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
Vinyls unveiled for traffic signal boxes in Willmar
Marilyn Ruth Rusthoven
Dr. Richard Clausen
Alpha G. Finden
Parents of slain DNC staffer: Stop politicizing our son's murder
Port: Democrats already running campaign commercials on behalf of Heidi Heitkamp
Harrop: 'Bro Culture' companies may do poorly by being bad
Garrison Keillor: One more modest proposal
Midwest Opinion: Local youth sports can help fight drug abuse
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
March 5, 2016
4-year-old child contracts chlamydia in alleged Minnesota sexual abuse
BRAINERD — A 28-year-old man is facing six serious felony charges of criminal sexual conduct after he allegedly sexually abused a 4-year-old...
March 5, 2016 - 9:57am
January 27, 2016
PHOTO: Warm-up works quickly
As the temperatures eased up to 38 degrees Wednesday, water drips off an icicle near the Central Lakes College greenhouse in Brainerd.
January 27, 2016 - 11:22pm
January 9, 2016
71-year-old Minnesotan charged with indecent exposure after mooning police officer
JENKINS — A 71-year-old Jenkins man was in jail Friday after welcoming the new year by mooning a police officer and attempting to flee on foot the evening of Jan. 1. The Pequot Lakes Police Department reported an officer recognized a vehicle owned by the man at 8:45 p.m. outside...
January 9, 2016 - 8:48am
December 22, 2015
VIDEO: Odd spinning ice circle in Minnesota draws quite the crowd
BRAINERD – Dark, cold water flowing from the Nokasippi River into Upper South Long Lake near Brainerd created an unexpected form this weekend...
December 22, 2015 - 9:46am
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