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November 12, 2018
Nicholas Beierman sits on mom Sarah Beierman's lap as they sled down the hill Sunday, Nov. 11, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Brainerd.  Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery
Cold start to November in lakes area: Snow should melt with higher temps
November 12, 2018 - 5:00am
October 21, 2018
Traffic travels through parts of the Cypress Drive and Edgewood Drive roundabout Friday, Oct. 19, in Baxter. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Construction update: Expect significant delays on Highway 210
October 21, 2018 - 5:00am
October 20, 2018
Across the region, many oak and walnut trees produced heavier than normal crops of acorns and nuts. David Samson / Forum News Service
Are trees foretelling a bad winter this year with all those seeds and acorns?
October 20, 2018 - 9:00am
October 19, 2018
With water temperatures in the upper 40s, Gisela Borgwarth, 83, of Nisswa swims with morning sunlight illuminating her Thursday, Oct. 18, in Hole in the Day Bay on Gull Lake. Borgwarth began swimming as a young girl in the North Sea in Germany and continues until Halloween or later. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch  Video and Gallery  play button
Just keep swimming: Octogenarian keeps up cold water aquatics started in her youth
October 19, 2018 - 9:00am
October 18, 2018
Odds are, it's going to be a mild winter in the region
October 18, 2018 - 7:08pm
October 12, 2018
Scraping the fresh snow off a rafter Thursday, Oct. 11, Dave Peterson with Diversified Construction works on a new house building project in Kinder Corners north of Brainerd. Rain turned into snow overnight in central Minnesota. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Snow dusts lakes area, heaviest snowfall lands farther north
October 12, 2018 - 5:00am
October 10, 2018
Mammoth Lake Superior waves crash ashore in Canal Park in Duluth Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, and appear more like a watercolor painting as a still photo is taken from a moving image. Andrew Krueger | MPR Newsplay button
October snow? Weather service says yes
October 10, 2018 - 10:00pm
September 30, 2018
Commentary: Making the best of cold, cruddy weather
September 30, 2018 - 9:03am
September 20, 2018
Mark Miller, 68, of Aitkin, delivers meals on Wednesday, Sept. 19, as an American Red Cross volunteer helping out victims of Hurricane Florence. Submitted photo
Local volunteer helps with Hurricane Florence
September 20, 2018 - 7:00am
September 3, 2018
Baseball-sized hail fell in Aitkin, as photographed here by Christina Harmon of Aitkin. Submitted photo
Weekend storms bring power outages, damaged houses across lakes area
September 3, 2018 - 5:00am
August 28, 2018
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Teeth-chattering cold, plentiful snow predicted in Upper Midwest this winter
August 28, 2018 - 2:22pm
August 26, 2018
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Commentary: Wishing for rain as fall approaches
August 26, 2018 - 1:10pm
August 20, 2018
The red sun next to the historic Brainerd water tower sets Saturday, Aug. 18, as smoke from western wildfires in the U.S. and Canada continue to create gray skies in the lakes area. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Smoky sunsets may give way to rainstorms
August 20, 2018 - 3:00am
July 19, 2018
Weather ahead: U.S. warm, Minnesota normal with warmer winter likely
July 19, 2018 - 7:23pm
July 15, 2018
Tech Savvy: Weather smartphone apps handy if not perfect
July 15, 2018 - 3:00am
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