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Minnesota VA commissioner rules in favor of disabled veteran
Tigers Care: Quirky one-woman show kicks off event
22-year-old falls out of moving vehicle, suffers head injury
Celebrate 911 dispatchers week: They're here to help those in distress
Veterans town hall meeting planned in Brainerd
Six Patriots sign on for college sports
Lakeshore Club announces spring events
Girls Golf: Pequot third in season opener
Patriots have new trap team coach
Richard "Rick" Endres
Lois Mary Zavoral
Theodore Prescott Erickson
Grace United Methodist to serve Easter pancakes
Crosslake Christian AG shares Easter events
Our Savior's to host mother-daughter banquet April 24
Public invited to become Make It OK ambassador
Crosslake Lutheran to host monthly Caregiver Support Group
Danecdotes: This week in less-discussed history
Letter to the editor: Embracing the Word
Letter to the editor: Vote 'yes' on PR-B School referendum
Opinion: Easter - Think about it
The Cracker Barrel: Nature notes
letters to the editor
Births: Jan. 30-March 7, 2019
Dr. Joy Harris - Zeno Rausa
Births: Jan. 1-15, 2019
Essentia Health - St. Joseph’s Medical Center, Brainerd, births
March 29, 2019
Inside the Outdoors: Focus remains on things deer to us
What a difference a little time and distance make. The weather, a favorite topic of Minnesotans, has continued to dominate news and conversation...
March 29, 2019 - 11:00am
March 15, 2019
Inside the Outdoors: Snow deepens, plot thickens for Minnesota deer
As much as we may complain about the extremes of Minnesota winter weather, the impact of cold and deepening snow is more an inconvenience than...
March 15, 2019 - 8:00am
March 12, 2019
Inside the Outdoors: 'What cheer' at 15 degrees below zero
In the last week of February, on a morning that would prove to be the coldest of the week, I trudged out in the biting pre-dawn to fire up the...
March 12, 2019 - 11:00am
February 27, 2019
Inside the Outdoors: In praise of oaks
Minnesota has a roster of official state icons. On this lengthy list is our state bird, the loon; we have a state fish, the walleye; a state...
February 27, 2019 - 12:00pm
February 6, 2019
Inside the Outdoors: WSI is a game of inches and days
If you asked a stranger on the street what a "winter severity index" might measure, the answers could be pretty creative. Perhaps it would measure...
February 6, 2019 - 6:00am
January 27, 2019
Inside the Outdoors: Minnesota elk plan deserves thought and care
My first sighting of a live Minnesota elk was at least a quarter-century ago. This timeline is linked to the days when my hunting partner and...
January 27, 2019 - 8:00am
January 19, 2019
Inside the Outdoors: Ice fishing shelters have evolved in new directions
It's still possible to find winter angling shelters that would seem right at home on the movie set of "Grumpy Old Men," the 1993 romantic comedy...
January 19, 2019 - 10:00am
January 12, 2019
Inside the Outdoors: New DNR Commissioner faces tough assignment
Minnesota Governor-elect Tim Walz is now the top state office-holder, and has named most of the lieutenants who will serve under him in leading...
January 12, 2019 - 8:00am
January 3, 2019
Inside the Outdoors: Solstice bonfires bring hopeful light to the winter darkness
It seems a great irony that the first day of winter—December 21—marks the point when the amount of sunlight each day will actually...
January 3, 2019 - 6:00am
January 1, 2019
Inside the Outdoors: Safe ice is anything but a sure thing
One of the constants of my workday is receiving a flood of incoming emails, as well as those "instant messages"—innocently referred to...
January 1, 2019 - 6:00am
Inside the outdoors: Is it time to stop pussy-footing around captive deer farms?
During the week or so leading up to the Thanksgiving holiday, state news carried the story of more disease-infected captive deer on a farm in...
December 1, 2018 - 8:00am
November 24, 2018
Inside the Outdoors: Sooner or later, ice wins out
The annual victory of freeze-up over open water is as old as time in the Northern Hemisphere. Or at least, since the Earth ceased to be tropical,...
November 24, 2018 - 6:00am
November 19, 2018
Inside the Outdoors: Swans have their flight plan: it's departure time
This time of year, a lot of folks are making flight plans, and sharing them with relatives or friends who will meet them when they touch down....
November 19, 2018 - 10:00am
November 2, 2018
Inside the Outdoors: Deer hunters, too, are asked to get the lead out
The sight could easily have been missed. We were leaving our duck hunting destination, heading homeward on a county road that leads away from...
November 2, 2018 - 8:00am
October 17, 2018
Inside the Outdoors: 'f/8, and Be There'
There's an expression in the world of photojournalism and documentary photography that says a lot about what it takes to regularly capture outstanding...
October 17, 2018 - 2:00pm