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Kris Karr (left), Crow Wing County transportation specialist, listens Tuesday to Andrew Kubista, driving simulator program manager for the Minnesota Department of Transportation, inside a snowplow driving simulator at the Crow Wing County Highway Department. Snowplow drivers were tested with different scenarios inside the simulator. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Videoplay button
State's snowplow simulators stress safety
1 hour 1 min ago
The county board voted Tuesday to seek a Local Road Improvement grant from MnDOT to put the roundabout at the junction of county highways 1 and 44. The intersection currently is a four-way stop, with rumble strips and "Stop Ahead" indicators. Even as enhancements have been added, the intersection has had numerous serious crashes. BrainerdDispatch.com Illustration
Cass County Board: Grant sought for county's first roundabout
1 hour 31 min ago
More than 400 people attended two public meetings at Bemidji’s Sanford Center regarding Enbridge Energy's proposed Line 3 oil pipeline replacement project in Minnesota on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017. Jillian Gandsey / Forum News Service
More than 400 gather to offer views on replacing Enbridge pipeline in northern Minn.
4 hours 57 min ago
Dr. Peter Henry, chief medical officer of the Essentia Health system, talked Monday about new strategies developed to try to curb misuse of opioids. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Victims speak out on area opioid crisis
5 hours 55 sec ago
The building that is Duffy’s Tavern was also from Lumbertown and was obtained and moved to the Village in 1998. It is equipped with furnishings to represent an early saloon. Travis Grimler/Echo Journal
Crosslake Historic Log Village to host first October Family Fest
8 hours 1 min ago
Soups & Sweets fundraiser set Oct. 22 in Pine River
8 hours 30 min ago
Cass County sheriff offers tips to identify door-to-door scams
9 hours 1 min ago
Seed grant funding available for Minnesota clean energy projects
9 hours 31 min ago
October 17, 2017
An undated photo of Nikko, the oldest snow monkey in North America, who died Oct. 15, at the Minnesota Zoo. He was 34 years old. (Courtesy of the Minnesota Zoo)
Oldest snow monkey in North America dies at Minn. Zoo
21 hours 5 min ago
Drawing, essential oils classes offered in Pequot Lakes
October 17, 2017 - 7:30am
Nisswa Women's Club to meet Oct. 19
October 17, 2017 - 6:30am
Crosslake School: Board discusses new assessment tool, how it helps students
October 17, 2017 - 5:00am
Initiative Foundation awards local grants
October 17, 2017 - 4:30am
Hidden Haven Resort, on Horseshoe Lake, joined the Pine River Chamber. Pictured, from left are: Chamber Board member Roger Hoplin, business owners Wendy and Skip Hanson, and Chamber Board member Chris Crosby. Submitted Photo
Pine River Chamber welcomes Hidden Haven Resort
October 17, 2017 - 4:00am
October 16, 2017
Lots of windows have been added the Target Center likes these in the main concourse. Photographed during media tour of the Target Center renovation on Monday, October 16, 2017. (Special to the Pioneer Press/John Autey)
From comfier seats to a more open feel, Target Center takes on a 21st-century look
October 16, 2017 - 9:42pm