The number of Level 3 sex offenders moving into Brainerd and how that will affect downtown businesses were the main concerns discussed Tuesday during a community notification meeting held at the Brainerd Police Department.
A 49-year-old man, who was armed with two knives and allegedly stabbed his 55-year-old male roommate Sunday at their Backus home along Highway 371 in Cass County, was charged Tuesday in Cass County District Court.
The Lakes Area Drug Investigative Division (LADID), along with drug agents from the North Central Drug Task Force confiscated 15 ounces of methamphetamine with a street value of around $40,000-$50,000 Wednesday at a rural Brainerd home and a 41-year-old Brainerd man and a 23-year-old Randall woman...
Rice cakes, dried cranberries, grapes and bananas got their work-out Monday as children used their imaginations to create faces or other art masterpieces with their food during the Brainerd Public Library's Cooking with Kids Story Time.
A 41-year-old Brainerd man - who admitted to yelling "What the hell is wrong with you" to a baby boy while shaking him three or four times last year - now is charged with one additional felony court of malicious punishment of a child.
It took more than three tiring hours, 70 lingering rounds and a second dictionary with harder words Wednesday before Forestview Middle School (FMS) eighth-grader Adam Kleist claimed the title at the Lakes Bee at Tornstrom Auditorium in Brainerd.
"If only these aprons could talk."
Well, Brainerd resident Guy Kelm's wife's aprons talked - which inspired Kelm to begin the realization of a lifelong dream - the publication in January of his first book, "The Apron: Stories From the Farm.