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January 21, 2019
Today: There is a 100 percent chance of snow, mainly after noon, with a total daytime accumulation of 1-3 inches possible, with more snowfall expected tonight and Tuesday morning. Photo Illustration.
Lakes area should brace for 5-7 inches of snow
January 21, 2019 - 12:09pm
Graphic: National Weather Service Duluth
Wind chills and then snowfall: Brainerd expected to see up to 7 inches of snow by Tuesday
January 21, 2019 - 3:00am
January 10, 2019
With a later snowfall this season, many businesses were waiting with anticipation to see how they would be affected. For some restaurants close to trails, late December snowstorms caused a significant surge in patronage. Managers are thrilled with recent business. Photo Illustration
Winter weather a boon for business - Snow brings out snowmobilers
January 10, 2019 - 6:00am
January 8, 2019
Cori Przybilla with Collins Brothers Towing winches a motorist out of the south ditch on the Wise Road Monday, Jan. 7, after central Minnesota was coated in a thick sheet of ice overnight. Temperatures rose during the day, melting ice and improving travel conditions. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Icy and dicey: Slippery roads cause school closures, fender benders
January 8, 2019 - 3:00am
January 6, 2019
Lakes area expects fresh snow. Brunt of storm to hit North Shore
January 6, 2019 - 9:00pm
January 4, 2019
A windrow of snow is devoured by a city of Brainerd street department snowblower Thursday, Jan. 3, on South 4th Street in Brainerd. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd crews finish last of snow removal after storm
January 4, 2019 - 5:00am
January 3, 2019
Carol and Matt Bradley pull their ice fishing equipment onto the ice during heavy snow Thursday, Dec. 28. Erin Bormett / Echo Journal
Winter weather can't keep locals inside
January 3, 2019 - 8:00am
January 2, 2019
Snowmobilers drive across Cross Lake Thursday, Dec. 27. Erin Bormett / Echo Journal
Snowfall breaks December record
January 2, 2019 - 4:00am
January 1, 2019
Fresh snow clings to the trees as Brock Erickson rides his snowmobile in the soft powder on the Paul Bunyan State Trail Monday, Dec. 31, near Merrifield. About 5 inches of fresh snow fell Monday, adding a new layer to the earlier snowfall of more than a foot in the lakes area. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Frightfully frigid: Wind chills blow in with new year
January 1, 2019 - 3:00am
December 21, 2018
AAA expects a record 112.5 million Americans to travel by car, airplane, bus, train and cruise ship in the next week and a half. Stock photo
Record-breaking number of Americans to embark on holiday travel
December 21, 2018 - 9:00am
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
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