Seventeen years ago, the Brainerd Dispatch launched its website, offering the work of its staff to online readers at no charge.
Media companies joined movies and music in providing free online content. It wasn't sustainable.
Beth Workman thought she'd have a teaching career but - as often happens in life - the path to the expected destination hit a detour.
Workman earned a social science degree at St. Cloud State University.
NISSWA - When Seth Neistadt traveled from California to Minnesota for the first time last August, the only thing he'd heard about the state had to do with extreme weather.
That's something the tourism industry would like to change.
A storied restaurant in the lakes area is springing back to life this May.
The Northwoods Inne, formerly the Bobber's Restaurant and formerly the Northwoods Inn in Ossipee on County Highway 3 north of Merrifield, will be reopening.
Property owners at Big Pine Lake were faced with a lake that could turn back into a swamp if an emergency repair is not completed on the rock dam.
Water is finding its way around the rock dam and eroding the bank on the east side.