A group - primarily of women - gathered in Brainerd long before the streets were paved or electric lights illuminated the dark.
But they began something that would last long after their fledgling efforts in the Columbia Building in downtown Brainerd. Read More
When rural Brainerd resident Trista Pankratz woke up Friday morning what she was about to find out would traumatize her.
Pankratz received a telephone call from a neighbor who thought Pankratz's painted mare was giving birth. But that was not the case.