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What to know about the FCC's upcoming plan to undo its net neutrality rules
Trump administration to end provisional residency protection for 60,000 Haitians
Texas woman tells CNN that Sen. Franken inappropriately touched her at State Fair
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Essentia nurses' union challenges firings over mandatory flu shots
Devils score goal in overtime to nip Wild
Bemidji, area football players receive postseason awards
GYMNASTICS: Aerials compete at Cotton Candy Invite
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Loren Andrew Stomberg
Shirley R. Latterell
Virginia May Fisher
Orvel J. Mitchell
Joseph Johns Jr.
My honest list of thanks
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
Retaining young hunters presents a challenge, Grand Forks parent says
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KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: Together we can face any crisis
Inside RFD-TV, the network that covets rural and older viewers
Charlie Rose harassed us, eight women say
Around the Arts, November 19
‘Celebrating Community Theater’: Vene and Friends brings out local performers for a night of musicals
Bemidji Chorale ushers in Christmas season
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Deer season is here
AREA DEER OPENER PREVIEW: Deer numbers up throughout region
2017 DEER OPENER: Officials say 'fantastic' deer season ahead
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Whether snow or no, buntings well worth the wait
MASTER GARDENERS: To till or not to till
Delbert & Linda Olson
Tom & Linda Peterson
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
VIVIAN DELGADO: Healthy self, healthy environments
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Bookstores, Bobby and Buttons
October 11, 2016
Brainerd man injured when minivan strikes hay bales dropped on highway
A 75-year-old Brainerd man was injured after the minivan he was driving Sunday night struck a large round hay bale in the lane of traffic on...
October 11, 2016 - 4:08pm
October 10, 2016
Debate Night 2016 next week
BEMIDJI—Lakeland Public Television, The Bemidji Pioneer, The Brainerd Dispatch and KAXE Northern Community Radio are working together on...
October 10, 2016 - 10:47pm
October 4, 2016
Report cites poor weather in Minnesota helicopter crash: Pilot diverted to airport, tried to land using instruments
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — Weather played a major role in a medical helicopter crash injuring three crew members last month in Alexandria, according...
October 4, 2016 - 11:30pm
September 27, 2016
Survivor of gun attack says she can move on as Minnesota man admits murder
BRAINERD, Minn.—Chelsey Crawford is a survivor. Not just of a gunshot wound to the head she suffered on Jan. 4, 2015, at her Brainerd apartment but of having to wait nearly two years for justice to be served on the man who pulled the trigger.
September 27, 2016 - 11:31am
September 13, 2016
Minnesota man accused of threatening women with arrow, hammer, saw
A Brainerd man faces four felonies after allegedly threatening to stab and chop up two women while wielding an arrow, a hammer and a saw. Marshall...
September 13, 2016 - 10:46am
September 1, 2016
Man threatens to eat police, yells racial slurs repeatedly outside Brainerd bar
BRAINERD, Minn. -- Repeatedly yelling racial slurs, threatening to blow up a bar and threatening to kill and eat the families of police officers were the alleged actions that landed a Brainerd man in jail Monday.John Christian Neville, 34, is facing four felonies and misdemeanor after...
September 1, 2016 - 9:01am
August 22, 2016
Head-on crash kills Minnesota man on Highway 210
IRONTON—A 30-year-old Brainerd man died early Monday morning in a head-on, two-vehicle collision on Highway 210 near Crow Wing County Road 59 in Ironton. The man killed was identified as Richard D. Van Horn, the Minnesota State Patrol reported.
August 22, 2016 - 12:37pm
July 19, 2016
Brainerd Lakes authorities: Stay away from alligators
Law enforcement in Cass and Crow Wing counties have taken reports of three separate alligator sightings in the past two weeks — and managed...
July 19, 2016 - 4:12pm
July 18, 2016
Two more possible alligator sightings reported in Brainerd area
BRAINERD, Minn. -- After an alligator was spotted south of Brainerd on July 9, other possible sightings have been reported to law enforcement officials.The Cass County Sheriff’s Office received two possible alligator sightings after the alligator was found on the bike path south...
July 18, 2016 - 7:46pm
June 25, 2016
Group home staff save resident from drowning on Pillager Lake (w/video)
PILLAGER—Quick action by staff members from a group home saved one of their developmentally disabled residents from drowning late Friday afternoon....
June 25, 2016 - 1:31pm
June 21, 2016
Brainerd Cub Scout treasurer admits taking money from pack
BRAINERD, Minn. -- A Brainerd Cub Scout pack is out nearly $2,500 after its treasurer admitted to stealing from the pack’s checking account.
June 21, 2016 - 10:08am
June 11, 2016
Man in critical condition after stabbing in Brainerd bar
BRAINERD, Minn. -- A 24-year-old man was in critical condition after being stabbed in downtown Brainerd Friday night.
June 11, 2016 - 6:38pm
June 8, 2016
Target, trick, turn, traumatize: Forum in Brainerd educates about sex trafficking
A presentation offered to the Brainerd lakes area community Tuesday had a clear message: nothing about sex trafficking is as clear-cut as popular...
June 8, 2016 - 9:39am
June 7, 2016
Brainerd man charged in wildlife park burglary
BRAINERD, Minn. -- A 21-year-old Brainerd man is accused of breaking into a wildlife park here and stealing $15,000. Cody Andrew Nelson was charged June 2 in Crow Wing County District Court with felony first-degree burglary. Judge Kristine DeMay posted unconditional bond of $50,000...
June 7, 2016 - 11:25am
May 11, 2016
Bear with cubs charges Brainerd man
BRAINERD -- A Brainerd man escaped a violent encounter with a bear Tuesday night with minor injuries. Garrett DeWitt was walking his dogs near the 1900 block of Graydon Avenue in south Brainerd shortly after 10 p.m. when a bear charged at him and knocked him over, then ran away. Officers...
May 11, 2016 - 7:21pm