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January 11, 2016
Brainerd firefighters battle the bitter cold early Sunday morning while extinguishing a structure fire at a residence on the 10000 block of Heron Street in Barrows, just south of Brainerd. The Nisswa Fire Department provided mutual aid. According to the National Weather Service, the temperature with the wind chill factor was 30 below zero during the time of the fire. (Jennifer Stockinger | Forum News Service)
Brainerd and Nisswa Fire Departments battle fire in subzero temperatures
January 11, 2016 - 4:10pm
January 7, 2016
Brainerd man killed in 2-vehicle crash in Merrifield
January 7, 2016 - 5:48pm
December 29, 2015
SWIMMING AND DIVING: Bemidji takes fourth in Brainerd Invitational
December 29, 2015 - 10:42pm
December 26, 2015
Brainerd man brandishes gun in alleged road rage incident
December 26, 2015 - 3:15pm
December 21, 2015
Steve Bardolph watches a rotating ice disc at the outlet of the Nokasippi River as it flows into Upper South Long Lake south of Brainerd Monday. Lake residents noticed the rotating floating ice disc this weekend and have been alerting each other through the lake association website. (Steve Kohls | Forum News Service)play button
VIDEO: Spinning ice circle phenomenon provides a draw near Brainerd
December 21, 2015 - 9:58pm
December 19, 2015
Lumberjack junior Brady Tatro (19) leads the puck around the net in the first period of Saturday’s game against Brainerd High School at the Bemidji Community Arena. JILLIAN GANDSEY | BEMIDJI PIONEER
BOYS HOCKEY: Late goals again help Bemidji in 6-4 win over Brainerd
December 19, 2015 - 10:17pm
December 18, 2015
Expanding the Expressway: 2016 road project set to expand Highway 371 to four lanes from Nisswa to Jenkins; officials hope for future expansion
December 18, 2015 - 10:15am
December 10, 2015
Bemidji State goaltender Michael Bitzer (1) looks for the puck during last weekend's game against Ferris State in Big Rapids, Mich. The Beavers return to Bemidji tonight and Saturday to host Bowling Green at the Sanford Center. Ryan Zuke | Big Rapids (Mich.) Pioneer
MEN'S HOCKEY: Area high school rivalries, friendships always make BSU's games against Bowling Green special
December 10, 2015 - 11:36pm
December 8, 2015
Shelby Landgren does a wolf jump on the balance beam during a meet against Brained Tuesday in Bemidji. Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer
GYMNASTICS: Brainerd edges Bemidji in dual meet
December 8, 2015 - 11:36pm
November 28, 2015
Currently housed in the Crow Wing County Jail on felony drug charges are 25-year-old Bailey Curtis Bottenfield, 29-year-old Matthew Steven Olson and 25-year-old Blair Connor Bottenfield, all of Brainerd. (Forum News Service)
Authorities seize marijuana, guns in Brainerd and Baxter
November 28, 2015 - 4:25pm
November 12, 2015
Rock band Styx to headline Lakes Jam 2016
November 12, 2015 - 11:35am
Suspect hits two Brainerd squad cars in chase
November 12, 2015 - 11:26am
November 2, 2015
Photo courtesy of the Brainerd Police Department.
Child fabricated story on finding needle in Halloween candy in Brainerd
November 2, 2015 - 7:32pm
October 8, 2015
Bemidji’s Logan Hatfield (20) runs the football for a touchdown during a game against Brainerd on Thursday at Chet Anderson Stadium.  Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer
PREP FOOTBALL: Defense steps up as Bemidji beats Brainerd 23-7
October 8, 2015 - 11:58pm
Mills Fleet Farm announced it is looking at outside sources of capital in order to remain competitive and continue to grow and is now sorting through a list of suitors for a potential sale of the business. Mills Fleet Farm has 35 stores and about 6,000 employees throughout the Midwest. Kelly Humphrey | Forum News Service
Mills Fleet Farm announces it is courting suitors for sale
October 8, 2015 - 10:45am