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File photo from the 2015 Run for Hope 5k Glow Run at the Northland Arboretum. (Brainerd Dispatch - Kelly Humphrey)
Run for Hope set Sept. 16 in NIsswa - discount offered until July 31
15 hours 56 min ago
As I said before, it's a pretty simple process, it doesn't cost any money and your donation could end up saving a life or two. That's a big difference you could make. PineandLakes.com Illustration
Cheesehead Chatter: We can all be heroes
17 hours 56 min ago
The regional roundup: News from around the lakes area
July 24, 2017 - 1:55pm
Entrepreneurs exploring the idea of opening a microdistillery in Crow Wing County prompted officials to examine permitting and waste treatment requirements. BrainerdDispatch.com Illustration
Crow Wing County: Board explores craft distillery regs
July 24, 2017 - 1:40pm
While they're in season, pick up a bag or two of cherries and start experimenting. They are great in desserts, salads, drinks and main dishes. And, of course, who can resists eating a few right out of the bag? Happy Eating! PineandLakes.com Illustration
Chef's Hat: With a cherry on top
July 24, 2017 - 11:00am
No sooner than the young lady had set up her sign and opened the tailgate of the bright red pickup did car tires start to squeal as the brakes were applied in front of her stand. She greeted each eager shopper with a broad smile and fairly danced her way to pushing corn into plastic bags. There were black tire skid marks all across the highway in front of her sweet corn station. PineandLakes.com Illustration
The Last Windrow: A lesson in advertising
July 23, 2017 - 9:00am
Sun shines through overhanging leaves at Fritz Loven Park last year. (Kelly Humphrey, Brainerd Dispatch)
Lake Shore: Fritz Loven Park trails to close for cleanup
July 23, 2017 - 6:00am
The Timberwolves have gone from a young team with no bench waiting to mature and hit their stride to a balanced team of veterans, hopeful stars, a little depth and one top-20 athlete in his prime. I don't know if they have ever had that combination in their nearly 30 years - maybe in the Kevin Garnett/Stephon Marbury era, but I would argue neither were in their prime yet at that point. Image / Screen grab from http://www.nba.com/timberwolves/roster
Danecdotes: Wait, are the Timberwolves actually good?
July 23, 2017 - 8:00am
This project extends from Sandy Point Road (south city limits) to Bar Harbor (CSAH 78) for approximately 4 miles. Construction contacts, the staging and proposed schedule, and means of communication during construction will be presented. PinandLakes.com / Google maps
CSAH 77 project open house set July 24 in Lake Shore
July 23, 2017 - 4:00am
Pine River: Council talks business
July 22, 2017 - 8:00am
Matthew and Sarah Barnum knew that buying Ole and Lena's in Pine River would depend heavily on assistance from their children, including daughters Hailey Dowling and Brittany Dowling.
Ole and Lena's no longer vengeful
July 22, 2017 - 6:00am
Sharon Thorson and her husband Kevin moved into the former Boardwalk Scoops in order to open their special shop where customers come to make their own wine.
Make your own wine at new Pequot Lakes business
July 22, 2017 - 4:00am
Blotter - July 22, 2017
July 22, 2017 - 10:00am
Chris Halverson
Pine River-Backus School: Board extends principal offer to Chris Halverson
July 21, 2017 - 4:00am
To protect the fishery and ensure the long-term sustainability of Mille Lacs Lake’s walleye population, the DNR announced today that walleye fishing on Mille Lacs will remain closed until Friday, Aug. 11. BrainerdDispatch.com Illustration
Mille Lacs Lake walleye fishing closure extended 2 weeks
July 21, 2017 - 5:11pm

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