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May 4, 2019
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Sheriff issues water safety tips
May 4, 2019 - 8:00am
March 26, 2019
With spring melt underway, DNR urges caution on Minnesota lakes and rivers: Fort Snelling State Park closes due to flooding
March 26, 2019 - 9:30am
March 12, 2019
Crow Wing County maintains over 640 miles of roadway and right of way, and numerous bridges. County highways, county roads, and roads in the First Assessment and Second Assessment districts are also maintained by the Crow Wing County Highway Department. Click on the image to view the entire map graphic.
First came the snow, now come the floods
March 12, 2019 - 7:00am
February 26, 2019
Heat from a north Brainerd home’s interior gets into the attic and melts the underside of the snow on the roof, causing the melted water to flow down the roof surface until reaching a cold spot, such as the eaves, where it forms an ice dam. Renee Richardson / Brainerd Dispatch
Ice dams cause homeowners headaches, money: Sales of roof rakes on fire after snow accumulation
February 26, 2019 - 9:00am
Emergency workers have been working since Sunday morning to rescue snowed-in anglers on Lake of the Woods. Jason Schwartz / Special to Forum News Service
Anglers ignore warnings, get stuck on Mille Lacs Lake overnight
February 26, 2019 - 3:00am
January 23, 2019
Sawtooth ice drips with cold water Tuesday, Jan. 22, on Little Buffalo Creek in Brainerd. After two mild days with temperatures in the upper teens, frigid air is expected Thursday and Friday. Thursday's daytime high may reach 6 below. The overnight temperature may fall to 26 below, with wind chill values of 25 to 35 below zero. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Winter's icy grip
January 23, 2019 - 3:00am
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 7, 2019
No travel advised because of icy roads; schools closed
January 7, 2019 - 9:12am
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
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Inside the Outdoors: Safe ice is anything but a sure thing
January 1, 2019 - 6:00am
December 31, 2018
Cedar Scott-Lumbar shakes a snow covered pine branch Saturday, Dec. 30, during the Brainerd Nordic Ski Invitational at the Northland Arboretum. A snow storm during Christmas week blanketed the area with 8-10 inches of snow. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory which includes a possible 6 inches of snow to herald the new year. ­Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
National Weather Service: Plummeting temps, heavy snowfall for New Year's
December 31, 2018 - 3:00am
December 2, 2018
Tracks left by fishermen walking onto Superior Bay from Park Point end at open water on Saturday afternoon. Earlier in the day emergency responders rescued 35 fisherman from the ice after it broke away from Park Point. (Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service)
35 fishermen rescued from ice on Superior Bay
December 2, 2018 - 11:30am
December 1, 2018
The Last Windrow: Tip for first-time anglers: Beware of 'ice quakes'
December 1, 2018 - 10:00am
November 29, 2018
On thin ice
November 29, 2018 - 10:00am
November 24, 2018
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Inside the Outdoors: Sooner or later, ice wins out
November 24, 2018 - 6:00am