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Praise the Lord concert showcases local musicians
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Frances "Fran" Lister
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Consider cover crops
Art Lee: The demolition of ‘a fine old lady’ — a historical landmark gone (alas?)
Sue Bruns: The thing about dogs…
From concept to concerts: Long-planned Minnesota Orchestra residency is this week
Common Chords schedule
Pioneer Previews: Community Theater’s ‘On Golden Pond’ opens Friday
Artist works on mural
The Beach Boys officially coming to Bemidji
A half-century of wilderness: 1964 federal law set stage for the second ‘W’ in BWCAW
Blane Klemek: Oh, to be a bird for a day? Count me in
Paul Nelson: Boat control is important when fishing in the fall
Paul Nelson: Fish are constantly looking for abundant food sources
Paul Nelson: Slower presentations are effective as summer turns to fall
Letter: Claesson-Huseby is efficient, approachable
David M. Shribman: The new GOP hope: Mitt Romney
Will Durst: How they spent their summer
Letter: Pipeline would free up trains to transport grain
Michael Reagan: The media’s lynching of Ray Rice
May 28, 2013
Man who died in canoe accident identified
BRAINERD — A 64-year-old Brainerd man who died in a canoe accident Sunday has been identified. Peter Johnson was found unresponsive in the Gull River Sunday after his canoe capsized. The Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report at 2:12 p.m. Sunday of two people...
news / region
May 28, 2013 - 11:59am
April 4, 2013
Reservoir drawdown for Mississippi River complete in region
BEMIDJI – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has completed its drawdown of the Mississippi River Headwaters reservoirs in preparation for potential flooding due to the spring melt. The Corps’ six reservoirs – Leech Lake near Federal Dam,; Winnibigoshish Lake near Deer River; Pokegama...
news / local
April 4, 2013 - 4:11pm
March 14, 2013
Brainerd man facing charge after pipe bomb found in foreclosed home
BRAINERD, Minn. (AP) — A Brainerd man is facing felony charges after a pipe bomb was discovered in a foreclosed home during a search of the residence. A utility company asked authorities to check the house because the power had been turned on illegally. Crow Wing County Sheriff...
news / region
March 14, 2013 - 9:17am
February 28, 2013
KAXE to broadcast live from Bagley
BAGLEY – The Great Northern Radio Show, a variety program produced by Northern Community Radio (91.7 KAXE, 90.5 KBXE) will broadcast from 5-7 p.m. March 9 at the Bagley High School auditorium. The program will also stream online at kaxe.org. Admission to the live performance is...
February 28, 2013 - 4:26pm
February 18, 2013
Man sues Brainerd college over Facebook comments
BRAINERD, Minn. (AP) — A man has filed a federal lawsuit against officials at Brainerd's Central Lakes College after he says he was expelled for a Facebook post. Craig Keefe, of Gull Lake, is suing to be reinstated to his nursing program as well as damages from the defendants, which...
news / region
February 18, 2013 - 8:25am
October 26, 2012
GOP campaign staffer accused of misrepresentation
BRAINERD, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota House Republican Campaign Committee says a field staff employee who misrepresented himself in a letter to the editor of the Brainerd Dispatch is no longer working for the organization. In his published letter, Stephen Sundquist inferred he intended...
news / region
October 26, 2012 - 12:11pm
October 12, 2012
WSN gets Business Excellence Award
Widseth Smith Nolting is the first-ever recipient of the Brainerd Lakes Chamber’s Business Excellence Award. The other finalists were Deerwood Technologies Inc. and Range Inc. The award was announced Oct. 8 at the Chamber’s Annual Dinner. The Chamber inaugurated the program “to...
October 12, 2012 - 7:31pm
September 11, 2012
Minn. woman loses music downloading appeal
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal appeals court has reversed a lower court and says a Minnesota woman who shared songs online owes record companies $222,000 for copyright violations. A three-judge appeals panel ruled Tuesday that Chief U.S. District Judge Michael Davis erred when he...
September 11, 2012 - 11:17am
August 2, 2012
Bemidji man who struck bicyclist had green light
BAXTER - A bicyclist who died here Tuesday night struck a pickup truck driven by a Bemidji man. Gregory Marsolek, 51, of Brainerd was riding east on Excelsior Road when he entered the intersection of U.S. Highway 371. Nell Rearick, 53, of Bemidji was driving north on Highway 371,...
August 2, 2012 - 12:04pm
February 15, 2012
Brainerd man faces felony tax charges
A Brainerd business owner faces 26 felony tax violations after the Crow Wing County Attorney's filed papers against him. Ronald William Beattie, Jr., 44, of Baxter, was charged with one count of failing to turn over state sales tax funds; one count of failing to pay withholding tax...
February 15, 2012 - 12:30pm
January 19, 2012
Several Catholic churches to close, consolidate in the Diocese of Duluth
Some Catholic churches in the Diocese of Duluth could find out today that they are officially slated to close, with congregations melded into nearby churches. Consolidation is just one of many issues discussed by members of the 10-county diocese the past year as it formalized a five-year...
January 19, 2012 - 8:18am