CROSSLAKE - Fire and smoke filled the Wurdeman Cabinet Company in Crosslake Monday, eventually destroying the one-story building.
Pequot Lakes Fire Capt. Mike Schwankl said when firefighters arrived on scene, half of the roof had already collapsed.
BAXTER - What should the future of Baxter look like?
That is what Baxter officials were looking for Monday during a community forum hosted by the city's Long Range Planning Commission at Baxter City Hall.
Having the Brainerd Fire Department become a fire service district is in the hands of the Brainerd City Council.
The Fire Advisory Board met Thursday to discuss whether they should continue to explore the options on being a fire service district.
Not everyone buckles up when they get into their vehicle and you know who you are.
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Office (DPS) of Traffic Safety reports that Minnesota has a record high of people wearing their seat belts at 94.
Level 3 predatory offender Joshua Paul Rinde, 28, will move Nov. 7 from Brainerd to Baxter, being Baxter's first Level 3 predatory offender to live in the city.
Baxter Police Chief Jim Exsted said Rinde will move to a residence on Greenwood Road South.
Their dream came true this week when Lakes Area Habitat for Humanity volunteers began building their four bedroom home on 509 E St., Brainerd. The Bettschens have five children, but the oldest son, Michael, is 21 and does not live with them.