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Government earthquake sensors registered the Mankato, Minn., blast as a magnitude-2.8 earthquake. Submitted photo
Mankato quarry blast rocks city, feels like earthquake
1 hour 40 min ago
A boat rests half-sunk in the St. Croix River near Bayport after it took on water early Sunday, April 23, 2017. (Courtesy of the Washington County Sheriff's Office)
Search officials outraged after St. Croix yacht 'missing man' didn't tell authorities he was safe
3 hours 6 min ago
Chris Fields was elected Deputy Chair of the Republican Party of Minnesota in May 2014. (Courtesy of The Republican Party of Minnesota)
Outgoing Minn. GOP chair says deputy unfit to replace him
3 hours 47 min ago
A mother bear and two cubs were spotted twice outside the Kiddi Korner Daycare just outside of Pine River. Owner Tamara Hansen used it as an animal safety learning opportunity. Submitted Photo
Pine River tree bears: Cubs, mother make daycare appearance
4 hours 2 min ago
John Albrecht Jr.
Minnesota father, son face charges for tombstone theft
5 hours 7 min ago
Minnesota woman accused of stabbing sister who is dating her ex
8 hours 54 min ago
Michael Lowell Germain, 43, and Heather Laverne Germain, 49, both of Goodhue, Minn.
Authorities uncover couple's 'sex room' in Minn. sexual assault case
10 hours 1 min ago
20 measles cases prompt warning from Minnesota officials
10 hours 22 min ago
A 37-year-old Prior Lake man was injured Sunday night when the Ford Super Duty truck pulling a trailer he was driving east on Highway 200 in Remer Township crashed into a ditch, the Minnesota State Patrol reported.
Driver spends night in truck in Hwy. 200 ditch after crash
12 hours 12 min ago
Capt. Scott Goddard of the Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office works on one of its Facebook page features called "Wednesday's Warrant." The sheriff's office recently launched its new Facebook page.
Jennifer Stockinger/Brainerd Dispatch
CWC Sheriff's Office launches Facebook page
12 hours 33 min ago
Minnesota State Capitol. Wikimedia Commons/AlexHoratius
Ruud, Heintzeman differ on environment policy
12 hours 43 min ago
The mountain bike trails in the Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area are one of multiple non-motorized trail options in the Brainerd lakes area. 
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Event focuses on connected communities
12 hours 45 min ago
Mayor's Notebook - Crosslake: Council seeks to address citizens' needs, concerns by looking at land-use ordinances
18 hours 31 min ago
Nisswa Garden Club to meet April 27
18 hours 42 min ago
"We are in the switch-over from the winter- to the summer-grade fuel,," said Gail Weinholzer, director of public affairs for AAA Minnesota/Iowa. "Summer-grade fuel costs more to refine and it burns cleaner, and therefore costs more at the pump." PineandLakes.com Illustration
Gas prices: Increase at pump common for spring
18 hours 47 min ago