Skip to main content
Abandoned net of 67 dead walleye on Lake Mille Lacs angers conservation group
Open house scheduled for County Highway 36 project
SWCD to host 6th annual photo contest
Seasonal crack sealing continues this week
Part of Excelsior Road to close for a month; Access to businesses will be maintained
Despite divisions, Farm Bill still a priority for passage
Business Note - May 27
Lakes Area Habitat for Humanity
RiverWood Bank promotes Autumn Hunter to Senior Operations Specialist
Reed promoted to Director of Business Services
place a business brief
Patrick's career comes to crashing end at Indy 500
Will Power finally claims elusive Indy 500 victory
Softball: Ageless Wonders playing twice a week
What's Up Outdoors: Honoring our veterans
Area Female Athlete: No hurdle too high for Pequot's Hubbard
Athlete of the Week
ISD 181 Viewpoint: A community partnership for student success
Commentary: Road to recovery
Much Obliged: Book sale a success
Much Obliged: Ice Fishing Extravaganza
Reader Opinion: Thanks to cemetery volunteers
Send Your Opinion
What's Up Outdoors: Honoring our veterans
More fishing tournaments skipping weigh-in
Man helps restore bluebird species with nest boxes on rural Wisconsin roads
Northwest Minn. man finds retirement niche building custom fishing rods
Funding available for woodland management
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Unseen face of the opioid epidemic: Drug abuse among the elderly grows
Swift's rules of comportment not quite as persnickety as royal family
Wealth column: Your summer financial checklist
Make Memorial Day memorable, not fatal
Commentary: Take a break before transitioning to non-caregiving life
Science and Tech
This Was Brainerd
Becca is back as 'Bachelorette' -- and this time she gets to choose
In the age of the megaplex: Historic Twin Cities theaters battle to stay afloat in the ever-competitive business of showing movies
Entertainment Briefs - May 24
Special Events - May 24
What's the Buzz?: 'Rumors' up next on Chalberg stage
Her Voice Magazine
Special Issues and Magazines
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Howard Anthony Michels
Vernon Wayne Warner
KLICK! & More
Crow Wing Co. In-Custody
On the Fly: Twitter feed
May 25, 2018
College Track and Field: Huber wins national long jump title
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A record-shattering performance helped Minnesota State University Moorhead senior Brian Huber cap off his Dragon track and field career in style as he won the NCAA Division II Outdoor National Championship in the long jump Thursday. Huber jumped a school record...
May 25, 2018 - 9:30am
May 22, 2018
Wrestling: Zillmer advances with win in finals
ROCHESTER, Minn.—Hayden Zillmer dispatched Deron Winn 8-2 and 9-7 to win the best-of-three finals Sunday in the World Team Trials. The two victories advance Zillmer, a Crosby-Ironton High School graduate, to the Final X tournament June 23 in Bethlehem, Penn. He will wrestle...
May 22, 2018 - 10:30am
May 19, 2018
College Track and Field: Klefsaas qualifies for NCAA Division II Outdoor Nationals
North Greenville University freshman Millie Klefsaas of Staples has qualified in pole vault for the NCAA Division II Outdoor National meet Thursday,...
May 19, 2018 - 12:30pm
May 17, 2018
'Millennial Baby' graduates BHS with $20,000 Dispatch scholarship
Back in the days of yore, when Russell Crowe was about to ask "Gladiator" audiences if they were entertained, Amazon was little more than a bookstore,...
May 17, 2018 - 10:00am
College Track and Field: Huber qualifies for Division II Outdoor Nationals
Senior Brian Huber of the Minnesota State University Moorhead men's track and field team was named the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Men's Outdoor Field Athlete of the Year Wednesday, May 16.
May 17, 2018 - 9:30am
May 16, 2018
College Track and Field: NDSU's Beachy women's heptathlon runner-up
TULSA, Okla.—Jaelin Beachy of North Dakota State University recorded personal bests in five of the seven events on her way to a runner-up...
May 16, 2018 - 6:30am
May 14, 2018
College Track and Field: Lane, Beachy finish 1-2; Huber wins
TULSA, Okla.—Vanessa Lane of South Dakota State University and Jaelin Beachy of North Dakota State University finished 1-2 in the heptathlon...
May 14, 2018 - 5:30am
May 12, 2018
College Baseball: DeChaine GPAC Baseball Player Of Year
SIOUX CITY, Iowa—Morningside College's Nathan DeChaine, a senior third baseman from Brainerd, is the 2018 Hauff Mid-America Sports/Great...
May 12, 2018 - 10:30am
May 10, 2018
College Baseball: Sannes on All-NSIC Second Team
Brainerd High School graduate Drew Sannes of Concordia University in St. Paul was named All-NSIC Second Team this season. Sannes, a 6-foot-2,...
May 10, 2018 - 1:30pm
May 9, 2018
College Track and Field: Klefsaas reaching new heights in college
North Greenville University freshman Millie Klefsaas cleared a personal best 12-feet, 8.75 inches to finish fourth at the May 5 Tennessee Challenge in Knoxville, Tenn. That height vaulted Klefsaas, a Staples-Motley High School graduate, into the top 10 nationally. Klefsaas also earned...
May 9, 2018 - 3:30pm
Women's Track and Field: SDSU's Lane wins 1 event, records 2 personal bests
SIOUX FALLS, S.D.—Pequot Lakes graduate Vanessa Lane of the South Dakota State University women's track and field team competed in three individual events and one relay, winning one and recording two personal bests, at the Howard Wood Dakota Relays Friday, May 11. In her last...
May 9, 2018 - 5:30am
May 7, 2018
Commentary: The financial forecast for colleges is gloomy - how can they weather the storm?
As another academic year winds down on campuses nationwide, the news about the financial underpinning of colleges and universities keeps getting worse. Two studies out in the past week show that key revenue sources at public and private universities continue to shrink without any...
May 7, 2018 - 11:16am
April 30, 2018
Wrestling: Zillmer runner-up U.S. Open
LAS VEGAS—Hayden Zillmer captured the best finish for the state of Minnesota on the senior level on the second day of the U.S. Open as...
April 30, 2018 - 5:30am
April 26, 2018
College Baseball: Hits not enough for CLC in 2 losses
THIEF RIVER FALLS—Josh Fussy provided offense in both games, going 3-7 with a homer and a double, but Central Lakes dropped a pair of games to Northland on Wednesday afternoon. The losing streak grew to seven straight for the Raiders, who dropped to 4-13 overall. In Game One,...
April 26, 2018 - 2:00am
April 25, 2018
College Softball: Raiders' Larson pitcher of week
Kayla Larson of the Central Lakes College Raiders was named the MCAC Northern Division pitcher of the week ending Sunday, April 22. Larson earned...
April 25, 2018 - 1:30pm