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West Central Tribune
Records published Oct. 26
Trump comes out ahead in Willmar High School mock election
Safety coalition rewards drivers for buckling up
County Board candidates square off at forum
Renville County parks to close to motor vehicles in winter
Four-goal period sparks Wild to rout of Bruins
Ness runs wild in NLS victory
Prahl helps Dragons overcome Holdingford
Kluber, Indians blank Cubs in World Series opener
Cardinals preparing for stingy Northfield defense
1960's icon Bobby Vee dies at Minnesota care facility
Prince’s legendary vault is now open; song due out in November
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
'Wayside School' opens tonight at The Barn
Rolling Stones to release new album in December
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Now is the perfect time for houseplant tasks
Social Security Administration declared a 0.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment for 2017
An Epic journey
Spooktacular: The whole family can help make ghostly yard ornaments
MACCRAY submits single-campus proposal to state
October 24, 2016
Angered with overflowing toilet, Minnesotan assaults girlfriend by strangling her
An overflowing toilet was the alleged trigger leading to a 56-year-old man assaulting his girlfriend Wednesday at the Rodeway Inn in Brainerd....
October 24, 2016 - 10:18am
October 12, 2016
Brainerd Prom assault set for jury trial at month's end
BRAINERD, Minn. — An Oct. 31 jury trial was set for the remaining defendant facing charges in an alleged rape case involving two victims...
October 12, 2016 - 7:23am
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