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Rare car vs. 750-pound elk collision reported in west-central Minnesota
Park Service details Isle Royale wolf transplant
At least four tornadoes confirmed in southern Minnesota storm
Crow Wing County offers early voting for November general election
Cass County Board: Commissioners eliminate Leech Lake representative from children's initiative board
High School Football: Failed PATs doom Patriots
Beargrease sled dog rerouted, shortened for 2019
Vikings' Thielen announces launch of foundation with $100K donation
DNR expect good waterfowl opener
Area Volleyball: Patriots blank Cardinals
John "Jack" T. Thomas
Victory "Vickie" Brogger
Dr. Rudd B. Thabes
Judith K. Lapke
A Matter of Balance classes offered in area
Crosslake family takes steps to end Alzheimer's disease
Grace UMC to host tailgate party Friday
Red Wine Garden Tomato Sauce makes good use of abundant ingredient
A Matter of Balance: Reducing risk of falling
Slow down to give and receive kindness
The Last Windrow: A time when people pulled together to save a town
Letter to the Editor: Andrews a wise choice in Crosslake
Letter to the editor: Here's the big deal about marijuana use
The Last Windrow: Pheasant hunt memories remain crystal clear
letters to the editor
50th Wedding Anniversary
Births: Sept 2, 2018
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
October 1, 2017
From equine therapist to Nisswa School secretary - Weinhandl loves working with kids
The first friendly face many see upon entering Nisswa Elementary School is secretary Brooke Weinhandl. Now in her second year as school secretary,...
October 1, 2017 - 4:00am
September 17, 2017
Student, teacher, writer, volunteer - Birch has worn many hats
Books hold a special place in Melissa Birch's heart. "I've always been a reader," she said. "Just a voracious reader." Birch dedicates much of...
September 17, 2017 - 5:00am
September 10, 2017
Lake Country Faces: Hackensack priest is close to home
In July, the congregation at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Hackensack said a somber farewell to Father Francis Kabiru and gave a hearty welcome...
September 10, 2017 - 5:00am
September 3, 2017
Faces: GUMC pastor settles into life in Pequot Lakes
From a very young age, the Rev. Gary Liker knew he was destined for ministry. "When I was 5 or 6, my dad sat me down and asked me what I wanted...
September 3, 2017 - 6:00am
August 13, 2017
Faces: Backus man goes out on limb for family
Roland Orth, of Backus, is living proof that some risks are worth taking, especially with a little support from loved ones. Orth owns Roland's...
August 13, 2017 - 5:00am
July 30, 2017
Faces: Horse ownership builds character
When Amber Hidde met Judah's Flashy Cash in March 2014, she looked into the horse's two different colored eyes and fell in love immediately....
July 30, 2017 - 6:00am
July 9, 2017
Faces: A new face leads Pequot Lakes musical - Borash dances her way to center stage
After 15 years of dancing, Baxter's Sylvia Borash took her talents to the big stage last year and started acting. Now she's getting ready for...
July 9, 2017 - 5:00am
July 3, 2017
Nisswa parks and rec welcomes new face - Hill leads with experience
One of several new faces at Nisswa City Hall is Parks and Recreation Director Matthew Hill, who took his post about three months ago. Since starting...
July 3, 2017 - 5:00am
June 19, 2017
Young man heads family business: At 24, Babinski runs Babinski Properties
At age 24, John Babinski is running the family business his grandfather founded in the way his grandfather taught him. "I've been part of the...
June 19, 2017 - 4:00am
June 12, 2017
Faces: Ailie watched autism awareness change in 34 years of teaching
Karen Ailie could have changed school districts years ago. She lives in Nisswa, much closer to Brainerd than Pine River, yet she decided to spend...
June 12, 2017 - 4:00am
June 5, 2017
Faces: Teacher of the Year shares her journey to speech-language pathology
After changing her college major five times, Teri Kaminski Peterson landed on speech, language and hearing sciences. Now, as a speech pathologist...
June 5, 2017 - 4:00am
May 22, 2017
Faces: Asking for help kept a hard year from getting worse for Ford
When her grandmother, Lisa Ford, was receiving treatment for brain cancer, Pine River-Backus High School senior Tia Ford had a rough school year....
May 22, 2017 - 5:00am
May 15, 2017
Rising Star: Tallman's focus on school pays off
When hard times forced Pine River-Backus High School senior Sierra Tallman to focus on coursework as a distraction, she didn't expect it to literally...
May 15, 2017 - 5:00am
Rising Star: Ament recognized for perseverance, determination despite loss
As a senior in high school, Megan Ament has overcome more challenges than many adults have experienced. "All the stresses that we think we as...
May 15, 2017 - 4:00am
May 7, 2017
Lake Country Faces: Local deacon becomes published author
A sixth-grade short story assignment jumpstarted Deacon Mike Knuth's writing career. "Our teacher divided us up into groups. I remember being...
May 7, 2017 - 8:00am