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October 13, 2016
Police: Drug dog finds 9 pounds of meth in a yard
October 13, 2016 - 9:39am
July 18, 2016
Wayne Lee Patton, 49, faces five more felonies of violating a no-contact order, in addition to the three assault felonies he was charged with last month.
Park Rapids man faces additional charges for calling victim from jail
July 18, 2016 - 1:50pm
July 14, 2016
CWC County Board declares state of emergency
July 14, 2016 - 1:00pm
July 12, 2016
New trees have been planted where trees were knocked down on the Pine Beach Peninsula last year during the July 12 supercell storm. (Kelly Humphrey, Brainerd Dispatch)
One year later: The silver lining in the supercell
July 12, 2016 - 8:40am
July 7, 2016
Diamond Renolds, second left, speaks, sobs and prays outside of Gov. Mark Dayton's St Paul home on Thursday, July 7, 2016. Her boyfriend, Philando Castile, was shot by police on Wednesday evening while she and her four-year-old daughter were in the car. (Pioneer Press: Rachel E. Stassen-Berger)play button
Dayton promises 'justice will be served' in police shooting of black man
July 7, 2016 - 11:10am
July 5, 2016
Drive-by shooting results in injury
July 5, 2016 - 2:51pm
June 14, 2016
St. Cloud State president killed in car accident
June 14, 2016 - 9:24am
May 18, 2016
Nathan David Becker, 26, Brainerd, is one of two defendants charged in the Jan. 4, 2015, double shooting that left a man dead and a woman seriously injured in north Brainerd. Becker faces two felony charges of aiding and abetting Tyler Allan Cronquist, who was charged with first-degree murder with premeditation and attempted first-degree murder with premeditation.
Gun is focus in second day of Becker trial
May 18, 2016 - 12:08pm
May 13, 2016
Crow Wing County Deputy Phillip Stanley (left), Deputy Jon Collins and Lieutenant Scott Goddard show the new mobile app allowing residents to submit anonymous crime tips to the sheriff's office. Submitted by: Crow Wing County
Crime fighting goes mobile in Crow Wing County: Sheriff's office launches new app
May 13, 2016 - 12:01pm
May 12, 2016
Garrett DeWitt was walking his dogs near the 1900 block of Graydon Avenue in south Brainerd shortly after 10 p.m. when a bear charged at him and knocked him over, then ran away.
Bear with cubs charges Brainerd man
May 12, 2016 - 9:40am
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McGregor anglers to host Gov. Dayton on Saturday's fishing opener
May 12, 2016 - 9:35am
May 4, 2016
Kate Moore (left) and Morgan Dynda compete in the LG Mobile Worldcup Texting Championship in New York, January 14, 2010. (Reuters)
U.S. families seen struggling with teens' phone addiction
May 4, 2016 - 10:18am
April 18, 2016
Red Cross members, military and police officers work at a collapsed area after an earthquake struck off Ecuador's Pacific coast, at Tarqui neighborhood in Manta April 17, 2016. REUTERS/Guillermo Granja
Ecuador quake toll rises to 350; billions needed to rebuild
April 18, 2016 - 10:07am
April 15, 2016
Detroit Lakes police release victim's name in mysterious death investigation
April 15, 2016 - 3:02pm
November 19, 2015
Gowan demonstrates how she removes a hard drive from a laptop before analyzing it in search of child pornography. Grand Forks Herald photo by Sarah Volpenhein.
Predators, police in online struggle: Technology a tool of law enforcement, predators
November 19, 2015 - 10:34am