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SOFTBALL: Late, timely hitting clinches Beaver sweep
BASEBALL: Beavers can’t hang on, are swept by No. 19 MSU
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Karen Ann Bryngelson
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JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Look at the brighter side of life
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: We must open our minds to diverse teachings
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: John's No. 1 List for Bemidji
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: What is that weed?
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First Friday Fest at Rail River
Regional author publishes book
First Friday at Gallery North
Todd Oliver & Friends show April 29
Poem in Your Pocket Day event
Up a tree!
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Warm-up helps spawn, walleyes should be ready for opener
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Wood ducks always welcome in the spring
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: Finding your favorite gardening tools
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Wild turkeys are abundant throughout Minnesota
Torry's Van Benefit
Don (Pail) Hill
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Minnesota Health Plan’ is a plan for all
Fielding Questions: How to grow peas on a patio
Picking apples: How to decide which variety to plant
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Bliss understands our local issues
July 13, 2015
Brainerd Lakes Area: Trees down, cars crushed, power out
A severe storm whipped through the Brainerd lakes area felling countless trees, tearing away docks and damaging homes. An overcast...
July 13, 2015 - 9:47am
June 17, 2015
Three arrested after fire, escape from hospital in Brainerd
BRAINERD, Minn. -- Three people are in custody in connection with a fire Monday night at a unit at Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd, the Brainerd Police Department reported. About 7 p.m. Monday, Brainerd police and fire personnel were dispatched to a report...
June 17, 2015 - 10:07am
June 13, 2015
Nine arrested in prostitution sting in Brainerd lakes area
BAXTER, Minn. -- In a first-of-its-kind operation in the Brainerd lakes area, law enforcement arrested nine men in a prostitution sting in Baxter late last month. The men are in the process of being charged by the Crow Wing County Attorney's Office for soliciting prostitution...
June 13, 2015 - 4:20pm
June 11, 2015
Dog, owner still at large after brutal biting in Brainerd
BRAINERD -- Few leads have come in for the May 31 dog attack in Lum Park in Brainerd. Jenni Galligan, Brainerd, was bitten in the arm by a bullmastiff, about 150 pounds. The dog's owner told onlookers he was going to fetch a phone but instead witnesses said he loaded...
June 11, 2015 - 3:36pm
May 14, 2015
DNA matching gives fallen Brainerd soldier his name back
Pfc. Eugene L. "Gene" Erickson of Brainerd finally has the identity he lost in death more than half a century ago. In mid-May of...
May 14, 2015 - 1:56pm
May 11, 2015
Spilled Suds: Beer delivery truck turns over near Brainerd
Driver Tom Thesing crawls from the cab of his overturned semitrailer Monday into a pile of beer cans. The independent trucker was transporting...
May 11, 2015 - 6:20pm
April 23, 2015
State’s best football rivalry: Bemidji vs. Brainerd game voted best in Minnesota
BEMIDJI -- Ninety-eight-and-a-half miles separate Chet Anderson Stadium in Bemidji and Don Adamson Field in Brainerd. The two stadiums are...
April 23, 2015 - 8:01pm
April 14, 2015
1 suspect in custody, 2 more sought in southeast Brainerd home invasion
A 22-year-old Hopkins man is in custody following a report of a home invasion robbery Sunday night in which three to four males are alleged to have entered a residence in Brainerd armed with handguns, Brainerd Police Chief Corky McQuiston said. At about 10:30 p.m., Brainerd police...
April 14, 2015 - 4:47pm
April 11, 2015
PREP BASEBALL: Hendricks powers BHS past Brainerd
BRAINERD — The Bemidji High School baseball team didn’t pick up its one hit until the ninth inning of a seven-inning game, but the Lumberjacks came away from Brainerd with a 3-2 win. The one hit: A solo home run off the bat of senior James Hendricks to give the Lumberjacks (2-0)...
April 11, 2015 - 10:30pm
March 30, 2015
Mailbox explosion causes grass fire south of Brainerd: Juvenile taken into custody (video)
By Jennifer Stockinger Forum News Service BRAINERD, Minn. -- A mailbox explosion appears to be the cause of a grass fire Monday that quickly...
March 30, 2015 - 8:24pm
March 13, 2015
Man killed in last week's downtown Brainerd fire identified
BRAINERD, Minn. -- Officials have released the name of the man killed in a fire in downtown Brainerd last week. Dwain Moore, 65, was found dead after a fire destroyed his apartment, a neighboring apartment and business space. A cause of death is expected by the end of this...
March 13, 2015 - 9:12am
February 22, 2015
BOYS HOCKEY: Bemidji blanks Brainerd: On to section finals against Moorhead
BEMIDJI -- One game stands between Bemidji High School boys hockey and its first trip to the state tournament since 1986. The Section 8AA...
February 22, 2015 - 10:59am
February 21, 2015
Brainerd man defends himself in domestic abuse trial where woman choked, burned with cigarette
BRAINERD, Minn. -- Wearing a Crow Wing County Jail-issued orange jumpsuit and with his legs in shackles, it was Patrick Aleman’s turn to take the witness stand Friday in his trial for what a Brainerd emergency room doctor called the worst domestic abuse case she had ever seen....
February 21, 2015 - 8:53pm
February 5, 2015
GIRLS HOCKEY: Lumberjacks blank Brainerd to advance to Section 8AA quarterfinals 2-0
BEMIDJI — Junior goalie Leighton Rockensock recorded her fourth shutout of the season as Bemidji beat Brainerd 2-0 to advance to the Section...
February 5, 2015 - 10:51pm
December 31, 2014
State Patrol identifies man killed in rollover near Brainerd
BRAINERD, Minn. -- The Minnesota State Patrol Tuesday identified the victim in a rollover fatality that took place Monday afternoon in Crow Wing County as Patricia C. Tougas, 76, of Brainerd. The accident took place near the junction of Highway 25 and County Road 2. Tougas was...
December 31, 2014 - 4:47pm