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LITTLE FALLS — The man suspected of beating his ex-girlfriend and leaving her in Little Falls Thursday is believed to have been last seen Saturday driving a darker Ford truck in the Harris area, the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension’s (BCA) Minnesota Crime Alert Network reported....

Mon, 05/21/2012 - 8:10pm

Correction/clarification The Brainerd Dispatch incorrectly listed the name of its parent corporation in a Page 1A story in Sunday's paper. The newspaper is owned by Morris Communications.

Mon, 05/21/2012 - 8:10pm

Ward, revenue commissioner host Tuesday meeting Rep. John Ward, DFL-Brainerd, will host Minnesota Department of Revenue Commissioner Myron Frans from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at a town hall meeting in Brainerd to discuss tax reform ideas with area residents.

Mon, 05/21/2012 - 8:10pm

The deadline to request marketing assistance loans for corn, soybeans, and sunflowers is May 31.

Mon, 05/21/2012 - 8:09pm

A man was injured after the motorcycle he was driving crashed on Riverside Drive in Brainerd. The man was airlifted to St. Cloud Hospital. We'll have more on this story as it becomes available....

Mon, 05/21/2012 - 3:57pm

Minnesota's first regulated wolf hunting and trapping season will be conducted this fall and winter. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is seeking public comment on details of the proposed season. Consistent with state law, the state's first regulated wolf season will start with the...

Mon, 05/21/2012 - 11:59am

Former members of Company A, Bataan survivors and former World War II POWs, Walt Straka (left) and Ken Porwoll greet each other at the opening ceremony for the 15th Annual Bataan Memorial March Saturday at the Brainerd National Guard Armory. For more photos go to ...

Mon, 05/21/2012 - 8:59am

The 17th annual Brainerd Family YMCA Charity Ball was held Saturday at the Gull Lake Center at Grand View Lodge in Nisswa. The Fabulous Armadillos — a group of five seasoned musicians from St. Cloud and the Twin Cities was the main entertainment. The Charity Ball is a fundraiser for the YMCA to he...

Mon, 05/21/2012 - 8:42am

Transportation advisory committee to meet Tuesday The City of Brainerd Transportation Advisory Committee will meet at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday at Brainerd City Hall.

Sun, 05/20/2012 - 8:26pm

Last week I talked about the joys of old Vegas on a budget.

Fri, 05/18/2012 - 10:29pm