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Byron Smith's monologue revealed in audio recordings 

updated 9:12am
LITTLE FALLS - Audio recordings captured conversations Byron Smith had alone in his home following the Thanksgiving Day 2012 shootings of Nick Brady and Haile Kifer. Read More

MN House panel votes to ban online lottery sales

Today, 11:35am
ST. PAUL - The Minnesota State Lottery's Internet ticket sales either are the wave of the future or will devastate families, a state House committee heard Thursday before approving a bill to ban ...

MOCK CRASH - students see it all

04/23/14
The gruesome scene was set. Two vehicles driven by teenagers crashed Wednesday on Don Adamson Field at Brainerd High School (BHS) and a male student was ejected from the vehicle. He laid motionless on the ground in blood.
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INFOGRAPHIC: "Shoot First" laws in the United States

02/19/14
'Shoot First' laws, also known as 'stand your ground' laws, vary from state to state.
Aaron Wittnebel was sentenced Wednesday in Becker County District Court to 30 da

Lake Park mayor gets 30 days for stealing from sister with Down syndrome

Today, 10:19am
DETROIT LAKES – Lake Park’s mayor is expected to report to jail here by May 7 to serve a 30-day sentence for stealing more than $5,000 from his sister, a Down syndrome patient in an ...

Board tables talk on leasing government office space

Today, 11:29am
Anticipated discussion on a leasing policy for vacant government office space was met with silence Tuesday as Crow Wing County Board Chairwoman Rosemary Franzen moved to table the issue until the first week of May.

Sports

Area Track and Field: Flyer boys win, girls second

ALBANY - Trysten Ross won the shot put and discus and the Little Falls Flyers boys picked up seven more first-place finishes to win the Albany Invite Tuesday.
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Opinion

Defend the Constitution

Defend the Constitution Over the Easter weekend, 45 people were shot in Chicago. Nine died and 36 were wounded. Some where children caught in gang cross fire. A tragedy? Yes.
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Outdoors

DNR to restrict debris burning in 11 northern counties

BEMIDJI - Dry and windy conditions have increased the fire danger for much of north-central and northwest Minnesota. Starting Monday, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will restrict ... Read More

Lifestyle

A simple prescription to patient health needs: food

Hungry children are hospitalized more often. They're at a higher risk for developmental problems and their moms are more likely to be depressed. Yet, hunger rarely comes up when those kids and their families see a doctor. "We are blind to [hunger] as clinicians," said Dr. Diana Cutts, a ...

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