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Rare Eastern Hemlock May Be Biggest One Yet

Photo Courtesy of Steve Kohls/ Brainerd Dispatch Giant Eastern Hemlock found in Brainerd may be the largest one yet. At the address 723 N. Fourth Street in Brainerd, you can find an Eastern Hemlock and Dr. Roland Kehr. Dr. Roland Kehr and his late wife Pat, moved to the address...

Absentee Ballots Now Available in Brainerd

Crow Wing County voters planning to make their decisions before election day can now receive absentee ballots.  The ballots allow residents to vote early by mail or in person regardless of circumstance. Interested voters can submit an absentee ballot application online or...

Two Logging Trucks Collide And Spill Logs In Crosslake Area

Update:  September 27th, at 3:24 P.M. A crash involving two logging trucks took place on Monday around 1:10 P.M. near the intersection of County Road 1 and Swanburg Road. 63-year-old Richard Christopherson of Brainerd and 55-year-old Timothy Fiene of Pine River were involved in...

United Way Annual Chili Cook-Off

It certainly was the battle of the beans today at the annual United Way superhero-themed chili cook-off. And among forty two competitors it seemed that everyone had their own opinion on what it is exactly that makes the best chili.

Brainerd Man Threatens To Stab And Chop Two Women

A Brainerd man allegedly threatened to stab and chop up two women while he was wielding an arrow, a hammer and a saw. On September 7th, Marshall Jarvela was threatening people with a hammer, an arrow, and a saw according to a complaint from the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s...

People Travel From Bemidji To Brainerd For Trail In A Day Event

Hundreds turned out to officially and unofficially join the Trail in a Day event held by the Minnesota DNR. The bike ride from Bemidji to Hackensack, and Brainerd to Hackensack, covered the 123 mile long Paul Bunyan trail. Mal Meyer reports on the event held for the 125th...

2014 Sexual Assualt Case Continues

Two years after an alleged rape, one man has taken a plea deal and another is waiting on a jury trial in a case involving two victims from the 2014 Brainerd High School prom.   20 year old Travis Michael Thelen and 20- year- old Ryan Mark Hall, of Nisswa were charged back in...

Community Spotlight: Safari North Wildlife Park

For this week’s Community Spotlight, Logan Gay takes a visit to the Safari North Wildlife Park to check out their different animals and to talk with the owner about the end of the season. Safari North is open seven days a week from 9 to 6.

Body Recovered on Fish Hook Lake

The body of a man involved in a boat collision was recovered Friday after a day long search. John Patrick Sargent, 78 years old from Park Rapids, went missing after his fishing boat collided with another boat Thursday afternoon. According to a press release from the Hubbard...

Brainerd Boys Soccer Hoping To Improve

Entering this season, the Warriors have only one goal on their mind… to prove they are better than the 2-14 team they were last year. In his second season as head coach, Tom Grausam admits some changes are needed from last year to this year. The first being their offense. The...

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