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Sheriff-elect names chief deputy: 'We complement each other'
Police Blotter - Nov. 17, 2018
Nisswa gains viewers' choice for Minnesota's best small town
Crash on Highway 6 injures both drivers
Rear-end Baxter crash injures driver and 12-year-old passenger
Area Girls Hockey: Abear nets game-winner in Lightning victory
Girls Basketball: Lane signs to play for Fighting Hawks.
Junior Hockey: Wisconsin sweeps North Stars
Volleyball: PR-B's Wynn all-state. Tigers earn academic honors
Russell Jon "Jack" Anderson
John L. Holder
Card games: Nov. 5-9, 2018
Essentia Health offers way to quit smoking for better health
Chef's Hat: Don't forget about those tried-and-true recipes
Faith: Keep God in your life
Senior Menus: Nov. 12-16, 2018
Wealth Column: Why new tax laws could change your 2018 tax filing
Letter to the editor: Thanks, Pequot Lakes, for your votes
As I See It: The fallacy of 'choice'
The Last Windrow: 'The Second Week of Deer Hunting'
Letter to the editor: This is a new dawn
letters to the editor
Births: Nov. 17, 2018
Births: Oct. 28, 2018
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
September 24, 2018
Crow Wing Energized: Depression might be more common than you think
There are 19 million Americans living with depression, and it affects everyone differently. Not all treatment works the same for every person,...
September 24, 2018 - 11:00am
September 10, 2018
Depression and Suicide: How Individuals and Communities Can Help
Depression is a mental illness that can affect people of any age, gender or socioeconomic status. Depression can cause feelings of persistent...
September 10, 2018 - 7:00am
August 28, 2018
Suicide prevention forum aims to prevent unnecessary deaths
The Brainerd Veterans Affairs Clinic hosted a veteran mental health and suicide awareness forum to help veterans, family members, friends and...
August 28, 2018 - 3:25pm
August 24, 2018
Coming Sunday: Stopping suicides
Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the nation, the third-leading cause of death for people aged 10-14 and the second leading cause...
August 24, 2018 - 10:00am
June 1, 2018
Community leaders share personal, painful stories
BAXTER—They came from all walks of life—a business leader, a health care professional, an educator and a student—but they shared...
June 1, 2018 - 4:00am
April 4, 2018
Coping with mental illness: Close to suicide, Brainerd woman finds support in family, crisis line
Jennifer was a fistful of pills away from potential death, and if it wasn't for her husband intervening at the right time, she could have been...
April 4, 2018 - 8:00am
April 3, 2018
Turmoil in the mind of a teen: Professionals see a need to open up with kids about mental health
It could be said no one wants to live more than a victim of suicide. Paradoxical? Maybe. But, subtle distinction as it may be, it's a misconception...
April 3, 2018 - 10:00am
April 2, 2018
Making sense of suicide with some help from above
The Rev. John Stiles does not believe talking about suicide encourages others to kill themselves—in fact he believes it is quite the opposite....
April 2, 2018 - 6:00am
One day at a time: Mom shares daughter's struggles with depression and how the family is moving on after her death
PINE RIVER—Her family called her "Buggie." She loved Halloween, loved dressing up. She had a strong love for playing the violin. She was...
April 2, 2018 - 4:00am
April 1, 2018
Suicide awareness, prevention is life's work for local woman
Those dealing with depression or who have suicidal thoughts often feel alone, unhappy and hopeless, but Mary Marana wants them to know help is...
April 1, 2018 - 6:00am
March 7, 2018
Essentia Health tips to ward off winter blues
It's dark in the morning when you go to work, and it's dark in the evening when you return. It's cold, and often, snowing. The weather this time...
March 7, 2018 - 9:00am
February 26, 2018
How healthy are Crow Wing County residents?
BAXTER—Depression and anxiety are more common than diabetes, with 28.2 percent—or more than one in four—adults in Crow Wing...
February 26, 2018 - 12:00pm
January 10, 2018
Healthy moms: Exploring the power of exercise to prevent postpartum depression
It’s not uncommon for new mothers to experience worry, fatigue, and sadness for a few weeks after giving birth, what’s often called the baby...
January 10, 2018 - 11:00am
October 1, 2017
'It's Okay To Not Be Okay'
This fall, the Log Church is entering into uncharted territory. We are launching a variety of support groups on Tuesday nights beginning Oct. 3. One of the things we have been learning is that over 25 percent of people in Crow Wing County struggle with mental illness or have a family...
October 1, 2017 - 3:30am
April 27, 2017
Crosslake church to fight against mental health stigma - Aims to establish local services
"I think churches are called to make a difference in their town," said Mark Holmen, senior pastor at the Log Church in Crosslake. Making a difference...
April 27, 2017 - 5:30am