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Carey ideal fit for Crow Wing Energized position
[KLICK] Halfway Jam 2015
Fifty Lakes: Council to raise bartender wages
Storm puts resilience to the test
Pine River: Administrative citations give city ordinances teeth
Crosslake/FL/PL Legion advances to district
Nisswa Legion wins playoff opener
Pequot Lakes 10U wins tournament
Inside the Outdoors: Something to crow about?
Golf League - July 23
Thomas Bonar, Sr.
Murray J. Hoelz
Dale Richard Brown
Gloria A. Esler
Piping hot baked beans unearthed
Renegade Chef recipe: Indonesian Roast Pork
Renegade Chef recipe: Pineapple Rum Punch (with little umbrellas)
Renegade Chef: Some people
What's Up The Warehouse - July 23
MMBA Home Show
Dan-ecdotes: Taking a stance? Learn your history first
The Last Windrow: History relived with visitor
Cracker Barrel: Dream on
Letter to the Editor: PLFD thanks community
Letter to the Editor: Light Up the Dam Committee works year-round
letters to the editor
Births - Out of town
Births - July 2
July 24, 2015
Community bands together in wake of storm
In the wake of the Sunday, July 12, storm that has been declared a level 2 disaster, neighbors and community continue to band together to return the lives of those impacted back to normal. Utility crews worked tirelessly for days to return power to the area after 70 mph winds ripped...
July 24, 2015 - 11:33am
Hospice to host butterfly release event Aug. 1
Good Samaritan Society Hospice will host a Love Takes Flight Butterfly Release from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at the Northland Arboretum in Brainerd. Butterflies can be purchased for $20 in memory or in honor of a loved one. If you are unable to attend, your butterfly will...
July 24, 2015 - 11:27am
Concert showcase slated in Brainerd
The seventh season of the Lakes Area Music Festival is almost here. And with it, comes two concerts showcasing area and national talent. The opening event, taking place Sunday, July 26, at 2 p.m. at Tornstrom Auditorium in Brainerd, will feature musicians from the Brainerd lakes...
July 24, 2015 - 11:20am
July 15, 2015
Local author releases children's book
Author Alice Conklin of Brainerd has released a new children's book, "A Crown for a Princess." In "A Crown for a Princess," Faith and Daniela are best friends, and they love to play together. They learn about nature by going for walks at the lake, staring at the clouds and looking...
July 15, 2015 - 4:15pm
July 8, 2015
Letters to the Editor: Business community thanks Holmes
On behalf of the business community in Nisswa, the Nisswa Chamber of Commerce would like to thank Tim Holmes for his dedication and service. Tim will be leaving his role as sergeant with the Nisswa Police Department to take on a new role as Brainerd's fire chief. He has served our...
opinion / letters to the editor
July 8, 2015 - 3:19pm
Free breakfast, lunches offered to area youth
As part of a federally funded summer school lunch program, free breakfast and lunch are served daily at the Washington Education Services Building at 804 Oak St. in Brainerd in the lower level cafeteria. Students up to age 18 can eat breakfast from 8:30-9 a.m. and lunch from noon...
July 8, 2015 - 2:26pm
July 6, 2015
Letters to the Editor: Brainerd fireworks damaging to the young
I last attended Brainerd's fireworks a few years back. Campers and cars were permitted, parking along the road past the high-rise, allowing people getting as close to the fireworks as possible. Besides being showered with all the chemicals that give fireworks their color - strontium,...
opinion / letters to the editor
July 6, 2015 - 12:39pm
July 1, 2015
Fabulous Fibers art exhibit opening in Brainerd
The "FABULOUS Fibers" fiber art exhibit will run July 3-24 in the Crossing Arts Gallery in the Franklin Arts Center in Brainerd. The opening...
lifestyles / entertainment
July 1, 2015 - 11:22pm
Celebrate July 4 in lakes area
Celebrate Independence Day in the lakes area starting Thursday, July 2. Area skies will be lit up with fireworks displays Thursday-Saturday nights. Following is a roundup of Fourth of July activities in area cities. NISSWA In honor of the 2014-15 Nisswa Citizen of the Year,...
July 1, 2015 - 10:59am
June 24, 2015
CLC to make campus tobacco-free Aug. 14
Central Lakes College (CLC) will be tobacco-free starting Aug.
June 24, 2015 - 12:21pm
Crow Wing County tactical team carries out drug investigation
On Friday, June 19, at approximately 3:10 a.m., the Lakes Area Drug Investigation Division (LADID) along with members of the Crow Wing County Tactical Team executed a search warrant at a residence on Brown's Lane in Unorganized Territory of Crow Wing County. The search warrant was...
June 24, 2015 - 12:08pm
June 17, 2015
Nurse practitioner joins Essentia in Brainerd
Nurse practitioner Adam Purcell has joined the Rheumatology Department at the Essentia Health St. Joseph's-Brainerd Clinic. Purcell will work...
June 17, 2015 - 12:11pm
DNR's Radomski talks about lake conservation
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) lake scientist Paul Radomski shared lake conservation information at a talk Monday, June 15,...
June 17, 2015 - 10:08am
Holmes offered job as Brainerd fire chief
Nisswa police Sgt. Tim Holmes was offered the job as Brainerd fire chief on Monday, June 15. Holmes has been with the Nisswa Police Department since October 1996 and the Nisswa Fire Department since February 1998. He's served as assistant Nisswa fire chief since December 2006. After...
June 17, 2015 - 10:08am
June 15, 2015
Grants awarded for clean water projects
The Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) board recently awarded five community groups with $54,598.6 in grant funding. This will allow local organizations to access Clean Water Funds and determine how the dollars are spent. Funding was provided by the state Board...
June 15, 2015 - 10:18am