Weather Forecast



On the first official day of spring, snow is in the forecast for several central Minnesota counties. Todd, Morrison and Mille Lacs counties were all listed in a hazardous weather outlook for the region Monday with light snow expected overnight into Tuesday, March 20. Snowfall -up to 3 inches - was expected, the National Weather Service in Duluth reported.
1st day of spring may bring snow
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Traffic moves along Highway 371 near Backus Thursday afternoon. The highway is slated for a construction project from Backus to Hackensack and expected to close for five weeks after Labor Day. Denton Newman Jr. / Brainerd Dispatch
Highway 371 project open house set Tuesday in Backus
11 hours 57 min ago
Dayton proposes measure to reduce elevated nitrates in drinking water
12 hours 1 min ago
Danika Dik, Erin Kempka, Madeleine Hoag and Randall Yost competed Wednesday, March 7, in the Lakes Spelling Bee at the National Joint Powers Alliance center in Staples. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Area students participate in regional spelling bee
14 hours 35 sec ago
PR-B Community Education classes listed
15 hours 30 min ago
Syrian writer Osama Alomar will do a poetry reading Wednesday, March 21, at CLC. Submitted Photo
Syrian writer Osama Alomar to speak at CLC
16 hours 45 sec ago
Backus: Council chooses low bid for road project
18 hours 59 sec ago
March 18, 2018
Job fair set for April 4
March 18, 2018 - 2:30pm
March 18, 2018 - 1:30pm
Crow Wing County schedules road maintenance for this week
March 18, 2018 - 12:30pm
Special Crosslake City Council meeting set
March 18, 2018 - 11:30am
Library to host writing workshops
March 18, 2018 - 11:00am
Paraprofessional Sara Rugroden and her children Shannon, 9, and Dawson, 6, worked three weeks to cut and sew approximately 100 neck gaiters to help protect the necks and cheeks of young Pine River-Backus students. Travis Grimler / Echo Journal
Pine River-Backus: Para helps cover students' rosy cheeks
March 18, 2018 - 5:00am
The Regional Report: Staples adds another referendum; Aitkin business wins suit against Officer Down 5K
March 18, 2018 - 4:00am
March 17, 2018
House passes Nolan Bill to streamline Voyageurs National Park land management
March 17, 2018 - 1:00pm