Weather Forecast



Third-graders Gracie Wood, left, and Kayla Fjeld work together using the program SeeSaw on their iPads in Mapleton, N.D., April 10, 2017. Many tech companies are competing to get their apps and products into classrooms. (Dan Koeck/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Don't like your kids tethered to screens at school? Why not ask questions?
9 hours 26 min ago
Items collected from the rubble are set out on steps in the Coffey Park neighborhood of Santa Rosa, Calif., Oct. 11, 2017. (Josh Haner/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
A California family thought their dog had died in the fires, but she was waiting for them
10 hours 37 min ago
Eagles Nest Church to host fundraiser dinner Oct. 18
11 hours 53 min ago
Pine River-Backus Family Center: You can help those in need
12 hours 53 min ago
Crosslake: Council approves new community center sound system
13 hours 23 min ago
Bees are topic of Crosslake Garden Club meeting Oct. 18
14 hours 54 min ago
"The Minnesota Department of Health recommends everyone 6 months old and older get an annual flu vaccination to help protect themselves and others. And if your child is between 6 months through 8 years, he or she may need two doses, four weeks apart, so check with your healthcare provider," said Denise Sjodin, Crow Wing County public health nurse and Child and Teen Checkups advocate. Illustration
Flu vaccines available
15 hours 24 min ago
October 15, 2017
Essentia Health to host Lifestyle Change Program at PR-B Family Center
October 15, 2017 - 8:30am
Volunteer information sessions set at Crossing Arts Alliance
October 15, 2017 - 7:30am
Crosslake Community Center offers classes, events
October 15, 2017 - 5:30am
Traffic stops topic of Oct. 17 TRIAD meeting in Hackensack
October 15, 2017 - 4:30am
Students work alongside a professional chef while learning about nutrition, preparing and serving food, and restaurant operation. A heavy emphasis is placed on safety and sanitation, including preparing and serving safe food and preventing accidents and injuries. Illustration
Hospitality, culinary courses offered in Pequot Lakes, area schools
October 15, 2017 - 4:00am
Volunteers are asked to meet at 10 a.m. Oct. 21 at the south end of Mayo Lake at the preserve picnic site for a two-hour work session. They should bring hand saws (no chain saws), loppers for cutting small brush, pruning saws and gloves. Illustration
Volunteers sought to help clean Mayo Lake Nature Preserve
October 15, 2017 - 3:00am
October 14, 2017
Loon center meeting to be held Oct. 17 in Crosslake
October 14, 2017 - 8:30am
As I thumbed through a pile of articles this summer, I stumbled across an article titled "I wish you bad luck, so that you may grow." (Opinion, page 4, Star Tribune, July 16, 2017.) Intrigued by the title, I dove deeper. The piece centered around a short summary of a commencement speech delivered by U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts to an audience at an eighth-grade graduation at Cardigan Mountain School in New Hampshire. Illustration
Patriot Perspective: I wish you bad luck
October 14, 2017 - 7:00am