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November 1, 2016
Last of 3 men admit guilt in Minnesota prom night sexual assault
November 1, 2016 - 9:36am
October 24, 2016
Angered with overflowing toilet, Minnesotan assaults girlfriend by strangling her
October 24, 2016 - 10:18am
October 12, 2016
Brainerd Prom assault set for jury trial at month's end
October 12, 2016 - 7:23am
September 27, 2016
Hobbyists search for treasure in Minnesota outhouse pits
September 27, 2016 - 9:38am
September 9, 2016
Earth-moving equipment is idle next to a trench box on Cross Avenue in Crosby. The metal open-topped box is designed to protect workers from a cave-in. Thursday a man was trapped between the far side of the metal box and collapsing soil. (Kelly Humphrey/Brainerd Dispatch)
Minnesota rescue workers respond to report of man buried in box
September 9, 2016 - 1:03pm
September 1, 2016
Minnesotan jailed for threatening cops' families, saying he'd eat them
September 1, 2016 - 6:57am
August 4, 2016
With the help of a forklift and a borrowed crane Lois Moon, owner of Paul Bunyan Land amusement park, and her crew were able to get Babe on his feet in less than an hour after an overnight storm knocked the statue over. (Photo courtesy of Lois Moon/MPR News)
Famed Babe the Blue Ox landmark topples during Brainerd storm
August 4, 2016 - 10:07am
July 19, 2016
Cass County Sheriff Deputy Travis Colette, left, and Minnesota DNR Conservation Officer Randy Posner pose with an alligator that was found Tuesday in Hardy Lake in rural Pillager. This is the second alligator found in the Brainerd lakes area this month. (Submitted)
Second gator discovered in northern Minnesota
July 19, 2016 - 8:13pm
July 18, 2016
More gator sightings reported in northern Minnesota
July 18, 2016 - 7:23pm
July 14, 2016
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Update: Cyclist shares story on finding gator in northern Minnesota
July 14, 2016 - 2:05pm
June 23, 2016
Man faces charges for privacy violations at Brainerd ballpark
June 23, 2016 - 5:30am
June 22, 2016
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Minnesotan arrested after authorities seize marijuana wax with $150K street value
June 22, 2016 - 10:17am
May 24, 2016
A 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix, left, was driven by Kerri Nord, 50, Nisswa, as it hit Thompson, who was riding a motorized bicycle. (BRAINERD DISPATCH)
Minnesota man thrown 25 feet after bicycle struck by car
May 24, 2016 - 9:21am
May 12, 2016
File photo of an American black bear. (SPECIAL TO FORUM NEWS SERVICE)
Minnesota taekwondo master escapes bear encounter
May 12, 2016 - 11:54am
Bear with cubs charges Brainerd man
May 12, 2016 - 5:30am