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Something for everyone: Bemidji Jaycees set for 40th Home, Sport and Travel Show this weekend
At least 12 killed after Texas church bus crash
Muslims tell Minnesota Capitol gathering they feel more misunderstood now than ever before
Prosecutors: 'Uber' of sex trafficking rings busted in Twin Cities; also stretched into ND
Missing 13-year-old found safe in North Dakota
When Bridgewater is cleared to play, Zimmer wants him in purple
Wild coach says Parise's eye 'looks pretty black and blue' but expects star to return soon
Mauer's spot in batting order will vary, but don't expect him near top
UND cuts women's hockey, men's and women's swimming
Injuries end playing career of UND football captain
Bonnie Jean Rubash
Karla Marie Ostby
Dorothy Elizabeth Stradlien
PATT RALL COLUMN: Puppets by professionals for 'Dragonsong'
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Helping Native youth find success in schools
LIBRARY CORNER: Opportunities abound in April at the library
MASTER GARDENERS: Garden seed planning starts now
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Time for a love story
'Trading Spaces' returning to TV
100 and counting: Latest BCT production will be 100th stage show directed by Mary Knox-Johnson
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: Picking that perfect garden spot
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The BWCA: Memories of a special place of pure, natural beauty
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Spring is here, and open water isn't too far behind
Catch-and-release walleye season for Mille Lacs Lake again this year
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Reassess ice conditions every day and make safe decisions
Torry's Van Benefit
Don (Pail) Hill
Parenting Perspectives: Why I worry about what others think of me
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Thanks to the Beavers for a wonderful season this year
Positively Beautiful: Health and wellness trends popping up everywhere
Swift: Hairstyling technique not all it is wrapped up to be
'Bright sadness' describes Lenten journey at Fargo church
Missing 13-year-old found safe in North Dakota
March 28, 2017
Subsidy cuts could mean 'death spiral' for small airports in upper Midwest
FARGO — For nearly 40 years, the federal government has subsidized commercial passenger flights to out-of-the-way towns like Devils Lake,...
23 hours 12 min ago
Human remains identified as disabled man missing for 2 years
BRAINERD, Minn. — Human remains found Saturday night in a wooded area off Business Highway 371 south of Brainerd have been identified as...
March 28, 2017 - 5:34pm
March 27, 2017
Remains found may be those of missing Minnesota man
Law enforcement officials are investigating the discovery of human remains in a wooded area south of Brainerd, Minn. Although law enforcement...
March 27, 2017 - 8:57am
March 22, 2017
6-year-old Minnesota girl critically injured in crash on spring break trip
BRAINERD, Minn. - A first-grader from Brainerd was critically injured in a crash during spring break, while on her way to Los Angeles, the child's...
March 22, 2017 - 12:23pm
March 15, 2017
Woman rescued after passersby say she jumped from Brainerd bridge
BRAINERD, Minn. -- Rescuers were able to pull a woman from the water after she jumped from a downtown bridge over the Mississippi River Wednesday...
March 15, 2017 - 7:52pm
February 24, 2017
BHS hockey team apologizes for post-game scuffle (UPDATE)
BEMIDJI—Wade Chiodo, head coach of the Bemidji High School boys hockey team, on Friday issued an apology in regard to a post-game brawl...
February 24, 2017 - 4:14pm
January 20, 2017
A man and his dog take a bite out of crime
BRAINERD, Minn. — Meet Charlie. He is a cross between a German shorthair and labrador. He was a rescue dog and now is Jim Archibald’s business...
January 20, 2017 - 5:39pm
November 25, 2016
Nanobrewery is a no-go: Brainerd school district opposes brewery location
BRAINERD -- Plans for a proposed brewery in the Franklin Arts Center will not proceed after Brainerd Public Schools issued its opposition to...
November 25, 2016 - 12:16pm
November 17, 2016
Man OK after vehicle sails through second-story garage
BRAINERD, Minn. -- A man escaped injuries Thursday when he drove his vehicle through his second-story garage at his southwest Brainerd apartment...
November 17, 2016 - 5:44pm
October 22, 2016
Brainerd man seriously injured confronting burglar in home invasion
A Brainerd man suffered serious injury to his hand after another man allegedly broke into his home and assaulted him Thursday night. Brodie Damon...
October 22, 2016 - 2:19pm
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. "I'm glad it's done," Crawford said...
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