Swanson Facing Pressure to Drop Nolan as Gubernatorial Running Mate

Democrat Lori Swanson is coming under pressure from some liberal groups to dump U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan as her gubernatorial running mate. The calls follow a report by the...

Little Falls Man Sent To Hospital After Alcohol-Related Crash

A Little Falls man is in the hospital after crashing his car in Belle Prairie Township. Police believe alcohol was involved in the incident. It happened last night around...

Highway 169 In Aitkin To Close July 23 Through 26

Highway 169 in Aitkin is set to close next week between First Street SE and First String NE. There will be a detour along Highway 47 and County Road 12. The closure is...

Public Comment Sought On Future Of Gull Lake Dam Road

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District is hosting a public meeting on Wednesday, July 25 to gather input from the community on the potential closure of a...

Red Lake Police Perform Two Major Drug Busts

    The Red Lake Police Department has reported they’ve made two major drug arrests over the past week. The most recent arrest happened yesterday. Officers from the Red...

Crosby Memorial Park’s Boat Landing Will be Closed at the End of July

The Power Boat Races are coming to Crosby, forcing the boat landing at Crosby Memorial Park to be closed to public use for the last weekend in July. With the boat landing...

Lake Mille Lacs Is Designated As State’s Latest Scenic Byway

The Scenic Byways Commission has designated Lake Mille Lacs as the state’s newest scenic byway this week. The designation will open up opportunities for increased tourism...

Cost of Brainerd School Lunches Increase By a Nickel

When students in the Brainerd School District return to school in the fall, they will notice a five cent increase to their lunches. The motion to increase the cost of...

Freshwater Breaks Ground On New Special Education Facility

The Freshwater School District in Wadena broke ground on their new Level IV special education facility. The facility is being built near the south end of Wadena’s...

Brainerd SCORE Hoping To Help Small Businesses With New Event

SCORE is a national nonprofit organization that partners with the Small Business Administration to support start-ups and mentoring for small businesses. Soon, they’ll be...

First Segment of South Sixth Street Construction in Brainerd Set to Open July 13th

By noon tomorrow, July 13th, Brainerd residents can finally see the completion of the first section of the South Sixth Street construction in downtown Brainerd. The...

Four Alexandria Residents Charged for Drug-Related Crimes

The West Central Minnesota Drug and Violent Crime Task Force, along with the Douglas County SWAT team, executed two search warrants on the 900 block of Elm Street in the...

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