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May 12, 2019
Emily Lothert tends to baby Max Lothert Tuesday, May 7, in the living room of her northeast Brainerd home. Lothert and husband Reed have renovated every room in their home and are in the process of fixing up the basement. Chelsey Perkins / Forum News Service
Paint, wood and motherhood: Central Minnesota woman shares farmhouse home renovation with growing Instagram audience
May 12, 2019 - 7:42am
April 18, 2019
Allison Gildner shows off some of the eggs at her home Wednesday, April 17, that she and her husband Caleb will be hiding this weekend. Kelly Humphrey / Forum News Service
Central Minnesota couple hatches plan to hide Easter eggs to raise funds for adoption
April 18, 2019 - 2:41pm
January 2, 2019
Nicole Phillips, Kindness is Contagious columnist.
Kindness is Contagious: Will brake for kindness
January 2, 2019 - 1:13pm
December 7, 2018
Members of the Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office Tactical Team watch the  screen of a drone flying over the standoff Friday, Dec. 7, near the St. Mathias Road. Steve Kohls / Forum News Service
Standoff ends peacefully: Brainerd man brought to hospital for evaluation
December 7, 2018 - 7:51pm
December 6, 2018
Area police officers and firefighters respond to the scene of a fatal crash Thursday, Dec. 6, at the intersection of Wise Road and Sugarberry Creek in Brainerd. Steve Kohls / Forum News Service
Central Minn. man dies in head-on crash
December 6, 2018 - 9:40pm
October 31, 2018
A senior portrait of Erika Dalquist stands in the middle of the sidewalk Tuesday night, Oct. 30, in front of The Parlor in downtown Brainerd, as friends and family embrace each other while listening to a song titled “You Should Be Here” by Cole Swindell. Steve Kohls / Forum News Serviceplay button
Family, friends in Brainerd remember Erika Dalquist 16 years after murder
October 31, 2018 - 10:02am
A senior portrait of Erika Dalquist stands in the middle of the sidewalk Tuesday night, Oct. 30, in front of The Parlor in downtown Brainerd, as friends and family embrace each other while listening to a song titled “You Should Be Here” by Cole Swindell. Steve Kohls / Forum News Service
‘Like it was yesterday’: Family, friends remember Brainerd's Erika Dalquist 16 years after murder
October 31, 2018 - 12:48am
October 8, 2018
Sparring late Monday, Oct. 8, at Madden's Town Hall in East Gull Lake, Republican Pete Stauber (left) and  Democrat Joe Radinovich tackled a host of issues as they vie for the open 8th Congressional District seat. Election Day is Nov. 6, with early voting  starting Sept. 21 and running until Nov. 5. Steve Kohls /Forum News Service
Trump a hot topic at 8th District debate in northern Minnesota
October 8, 2018 - 9:44pm
Brainerd Fire Department’s former full-time equipment operators Mark Turner (left), Cory Zeien, Kevin Tengwall, Kurt Doree and Lance Davis are seen in a 2013 photo wearing their pink T-shirts to support the fight against breast cancer and other types of cancer. Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Appeals court sides with firefighters union in Brainerd dispute
October 8, 2018 - 8:13pm
July 31, 2018
Emergency responders work to locate an airplane that crashed Monday morning east of the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport. Brainerd Dispatch / Steve Kohlsplay button
Airplane crashes in remote area near Brainerd Lakes Regional airport: Impact injures pilot, his wife
July 31, 2018 - 6:36am
July 16, 2018
Man dies after tree falls on him north of Brainerd
July 16, 2018 - 4:40pm
July 15, 2018
Pilot Clay "Pork Chop" Adams, flying a 1929 Travel Air E-4000 biplane, over Brainerd Sunday, July 15, is followed closely by Rob Lock, also flying a 1929 Travel Air E-4000 and Richard Zeiler, flying a 1929 Travel Air D-4-D. The biplanes are part of the American Barnstormers Tour taking place at the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport through Tuesday, July 17.  Kelly Humphrey / Forum News Service - Gallery and Video
Barnstorming Brainerd: Event showcases vintage planes and passionate pilots
July 15, 2018 - 4:17pm
July 11, 2018
Law enforcement vehicles block the 13th Street Southeast railroad crossing as a BNSF Railway coal train sits on the tracks before 3 a.m. in Brainerd. Renee Richardson / Forum News Service
Train kills Brainerd man lying on tracks
July 11, 2018 - 9:29pm
July 9, 2018
Divers recover body of man who drowned in lake near Brainerd
July 9, 2018 - 8:39pm
June 23, 2018
iDoc Phone Repair’s Amanda Felske replaces a bad battery in a cell phone. Kelly Humphrey / Forum News Service
Breaking down the myths of phone repair and battery life
June 23, 2018 - 1:13pm
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