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MNsure paying firm $4.95 million for help fixing website
Man accused of shooting Norman County deputy faces four felony counts
Thief River Falls man arrested in 120 mph chase
Man surrenders after police standoff in Grand Forks
Mankato football players refuse to practice for reinstated coach
Homers carry Lakers to 2-0 start to season
DL picks up first ‘W’
Lakers dominate Lakeview
Track and Field: Nielsen wins 2 events in Moorhead
In the Zone
Family favorite brightens up Easter morning
Lutheran church hosting Spring Rally
Social Security: Children do not need to live in same home to get Social Security benefits
Essentia Health-St. Mary’s births
Butzer on dean’s list at UM-Twin Cities
Friends & Neighbors
This year’s festival in Vergas even included maple syrup milkshakes
State tournament brings a thousand archers to Detroit Lakes
2014 Spring Laker Book
Brian's Beer Brew
Local archer given lifetime achievement award
Minnesota deer-feeding effort all but over
Brad Laabs: Use caution on ice; get ready for open water
Blane Klemek: The American crow is one of the smartest wild birds
Bear hunt application deadline is May 2
Hospice heads to Hwy 10
Reining in the cost of prom
Fine dining at the 59er: The Lake Room is their latest addition
Two stylists join team at Creative Mix salon
T.S. Dock & Lift is now Shoremaster affiliate
Lynn Hummel: Early morning fog makes the imagination run wild
Transportation is a non-partisan issue in greater Minnesota
DL should help, not hinder downtown businesses
A low health ranking for Becker County
Eric Bergeson: Goodbye writing, hello politics
Danell Haspel: Last chance to file income taxes!
‘Long Live the 80s’ set for Fargo May 17
Cash tribute set May 6
New exhibit at NYM Cultural Center
Celebrating our heroes: United Way event is April 24 in Detroit Lakes
April 3, 2014
Young men rescued from floating ice chunk in Mississippi River
BRAINERD, Minn. -- Three young men who thought they were taking a walk along the banks of the Mississippi River found themselves trapped on a floating ice chunk late Wednesday afternoon. Brainerd firefighters scaled a steep riverbank to reach them, sending out an inflatable banana...
April 3, 2014 - 10:15am
April 1, 2014
Brainerd man faces attempted murder charge in domestic assault case
BRAINERD, Minn. - A 24-year-old Brainerd man was arrested Friday on suspicion of attempted murder after reportedly choking, striking and holding a victim down, Brainerd Police Chief Corky McQuiston said. Brainerd police were called about 9:45 a.m. to a report of a domestic assault...
news / crime
April 1, 2014 - 8:23am
March 19, 2014
‘Illegal flea market’ slowly being cleared in Brainerd
BRAINERD, Minn. -- An “illegal flea market” is slowly dwindling in size as owner Chad Ross picks away at the items in the few hours each day he’s released from jail. Ross has been in jail for almost a month because he has refused to pick up the items cluttering up his Pine Street...
March 19, 2014 - 8:49pm
February 18, 2014
Brainerd snowmobiler killed by train is ID'd
BRAINERD, Minn. - A snowmobiler died Sunday after colliding with a train in east Brainerd, the Brainerd Police Department reported. Emergency personnel were called to the crash about 1:35 p.m. at the railroad tracks under the Highway 25 South bridge in east Brainerd. Thirty-year-old...
February 18, 2014 - 10:37am
February 16, 2014
Free skiing for county residents
Next fall, the residents of Becker County will be hitting the slopes here at home. Until then though, Mount Ski Gull near Brainerd is stepping up, supporting the Detroit Mountain Recreation Area project and offering free lift tickets to Becker County residents. On Saturday, Feb....
February 16, 2014 - 3:00pm
February 12, 2014
Train stops moments before it would have hit truck stuck on tracks
BRAINERD, Minn. - It was a close call Wednesday morning when a tractor-trailer got stuck on BNSF railroad tracks in Brainerd with a train approaching. The train, loaded with coal, stopped about 100 feet before it would have reached the truck. No injuries were reported. Brainerd...
February 12, 2014 - 8:45pm
February 4, 2014
Brainerd council president found dead at home
BRAINERD, Minn. - Brainerd’s city council president and former mayor and teacher was found dead in her home Monday night. Soft-spoken and quick to offer an encouraging word to others, Bonnie Cumberland provided an example of strength and endurance as she battled cancer. Her sudden...
February 4, 2014 - 1:29pm
November 2, 2012
Brainerd man gets prison, fine for violating order, going to woman's home
A Brainerd man was sentenced recently Becker County District Court on a felony charge of violating an order for protection. Scott Robert Beckett, 39, of 2813 Blair St., Brainerd, was ordered to serve 26 months in prison and fined $410. He was initially charged in connection with...
news / crime
November 2, 2012 - 2:51pm
November 13, 2011
Fergus Falls man with dementia found after accident near Brainerd
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. - An 88-year-old man with dementia who left in a vehicle Friday from here was found today after getting into a car accident near Brainerd. George Alfred Hanson received a minor leg injury and was taken to Essentia Hospital in St. Joseph, according to a press release...
November 13, 2011 - 8:56am
February 6, 2009
Brainerd/Little Falls skates to 10-0 win over Detroit Lakes girls' hockey
DETROIT LAKES - The Detroit Lakes' girls' hockey team saw what a talented team could do with a few mistakes and errors, as they lost a 10-0 blowout...
Detroit Lakes / sports
February 6, 2009 - 12:00am
January 14, 2009
Lake Area Boxing's Kern and Andvik win in the boxing ring at Brainerd
The Lakes Area Boxing club traveled to Brainerd Saturday for a Golden Gloves fight event. John Singleton (LAB) lost to Duluth's Winston Anderson in a 149-pound match up. LAB's Shane Kern defeated St. Cloud's Matt Nikodym in a 170-pound match. In the main event, Christian...
January 14, 2009 - 12:00am