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Firefighters respond The Brainerd Fire Department responded to a call at 12:05 p.m.

Tue, 05/22/2012 - 7:08pm

Brainerd Public Utilities Commission to meet The Brainerd Public Utilities Commission will meet at 9 a.m.

Tue, 05/22/2012 - 4:35pm

CONCORD, N.C. – Although he’s never been to a race, Jack Kingston is a NASCAR fan. And he has a Dale Earnhardt license plate to prove it.

Tue, 05/22/2012 - 4:08pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Fallen Twin Cities auto mogul Denny Hecker has been switched to another prison. WCCO-TV (http://cbsloc.al/L2DX4U) reports Hecker was recently moved to the U.S. Penitentiary in Canaan, Pa. It's his fifth prison...

Tue, 05/22/2012 - 4:02pm

Girl Scouts launch anti-bullying effort Five seventh-grade students who are members of Girl Scout Troop 642 have launched an anti-bullying effort this week at Forestview Middle School in Baxter.

Tue, 05/22/2012 - 2:20pm

Danny is a 10-year old from Brainerd who is waiting for a mentor. Danny's favorite activities include bike riding, fishing, playing board games, watching movies, bowling and playing sports.

Tue, 05/22/2012 - 2:13pm

YMCA swim lesson schedule is available It's time for the next Brainerd Family YMCA swim lesson session. The lesson schedule is available at the YMCA and on the web at brainerdlakesymca.org.

Tue, 05/22/2012 - 1:19pm

Detox meeting with Essentia planned There will be a discussion with Essentia regarding detox at 3 p.m.

Tue, 05/22/2012 - 11:52am

AUSTIN, Minn. (AP) — The parents of a Minnesota bride and groom couldn't attend their wedding in person, so the couple did the next best thing — they got married in the cemetery where their new in-laws are buried. Diane Waller and Randy Kjarland exchanged vows Saturday near the graves of their p...

Tue, 05/22/2012 - 10:58am

CONCORD, N.C. – If Jeff Gordon is going to be in the Chase for the Championship, he has to shift to Plan B. He knows he probably can’t qualify for the playoffs as a top 10 driver. That leaves one final option – winning races and getting in as a wild card. Gordon heads into Sunday’s Coca-Cola...

Tue, 05/22/2012 - 9:34am