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'I thought I was going to lose my life,' MN woman recalls during violent teen relationship
Live video streaming planned for MN Supreme Court arguments
Lakes Area Music Festival British Isles
CLC Performing Arts Center receives grant
Trump's threat to shut down government over border wall raises stakes for lawmakers
Area Golf News: Reichert continues to lead at Cragun's
ESPN removes Robert Lee from calling U-Va. game in Charlottesville because of his name
Girls Soccer: Warriors may have different look in 2017
NFL: Vikings sign former Gophers QB Leidner
Area Girls Tennis: C-I sweeps at LPGE Triangular
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Commentary: Trump's Arizona rally showed just how unfit he is
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DNR's iconic state fair exhibit educates, entertains visitors
Outdoor Notes for Aug. 20
Fishing: Pro angler to fish on Gull Lake with Purple Heart Veterans
What's Up Outdoors: When the racers go fishing
Johnson hangs on for Champions Tour win on Gull Lake
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
This Was Brainerd - Aug. 23
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3 Things for Better Health
About those omega-3s: You need them, so eat more fish
What's Doing - Aug. 20
Science and Tech
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'Stranger Things' creators want to end series after four seasons
'Super Troopers 2' lands spring 2018 release date
College announces Cultural Arts Series 2017-18 season
Special Events - Aug. 17
Performing Arts - Aug. 17
Her Voice Magazine
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Jerry and Sharon Prindle
Bradley David Smith
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August 19, 2017
Friday storm brings hail, fog
A strong storm blew in Friday with heavy rain, fog and hail in parts of the lakes area. In Brainerd, heavy rain added to a sodden few days. The...
August 19, 2017 - 5:00am
PHOTO: After the storm
Melinda Landham sent in this spectacular photo after Monday's severe weather with the following description, "Every year at our church (Journey...
July 19, 2017 - 12:30pm
Storms shut off power for thousands Monday
A line of powerful thunderstorms roared through the Brainerd lakes area Monday night, darkening skies for commuters headed home from work. Damage...
July 19, 2017 - 6:00am
July 18, 2017
Powerful storms damage trees, power lines
A line of powerful thunderstorms rolled across the Brainerd lakes area about 5 p.m. Monday, bringing high winds and torrential rain. Soon after...
July 18, 2017 - 11:07am
Storms rip through Minnesota for second time in 6 days
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — Tornado sirens sounded Monday night, July 17, as a severe thunderstorm rumbled through Douglas County. There were...
July 18, 2017 - 10:44am
July 1, 2017
Week ahead promises sun, warmth, chance of thunder
Warmer temperatures and cauliflower clouds can combine for stormy summer skies, but the forecast is anything but scary leading up to the Fourth...
July 1, 2017 - 3:00am
June 29, 2017
Summer Rain on Apples
Raindrops from Wednesday's warm summer rain hang on an apple, which is beginning to show signs of ripening. Steve Kohls/Brainerd Dispatch
June 29, 2017 - 12:57pm
June 27, 2017
Storms may bring heavy rain
Thunderstorms, with the potential for heavy rain, are expected Wednesday, June 28. The National Weather Service in Duluth issued a hazardous...
June 27, 2017 - 11:19pm
PHOTO: Summer sunset
Sunset at Hole-in-the-Day Bay on Gull Lake. Photo by Laura Beilke.
June 27, 2017 - 11:00am
June 24, 2017
Over the double rainbow
A double rainbow brightens the early evening sky on the first day of summer in rural Baxter. Renee Richardson/Brainerd Dispatch
June 24, 2017 - 5:30am
June 22, 2017
Air quality forecasting goes statewide
Summer is here. To get ready, MPCA has redesigned its Air Quality Index (AQI) forecasting and alert program. Previously limited to the Twin Cities...
June 22, 2017 - 2:00pm
June 5, 2017
There was a tornado coming, but this guy just kept mowing his lawn
Had it been a painting, the artist could’ve been criticized for failing to imagine a more nuanced metaphor to capture the perils of suburban...
June 5, 2017 - 8:47am
May 28, 2017
Climatologist: 'Expect anything at any time'
What does this summer have in store for the Brainerd lakes area? Models used by forecasters for long-term weather outlooks are predicting an...
May 28, 2017 - 11:00am
May 22, 2017
Wind and rain make for difficult conditions for both athletes and spectators Saturday during the Brainerd High School Triathlon at Don Adamson...
May 22, 2017 - 6:00am
May 19, 2017
NWS warns of frost in Northland
If tender vegetation wasn't protected from the expected frost Thursday night into this morning, lakes area gardeners might be mourning the loss...
May 19, 2017 - 3:00am