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Jury selection begins in Byron Smith murder trial

LITTLE FALLS - Jury selection began Monday in the murder trial of Byron Smith of rural Little Falls. Smith admitted in November 2012 to shooting two teenagers, Nick Brady and Haile Kifer,...
by Sarah Nelson Katzenberger

From reporter to mock patient

It's not too often I'm asked to play a patient and ride on a helicopter. Pretty much never, until last week.
Jennifer Stockinger
Doug Kern speaks to why he objects to "Of Mice and Men."

School board upholds committee decision to keep "Of Mice and Men"

The decision to keep John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men" in the Brainerd school curriculum was upheld Monday by the school board.
Jessica Larsen

North Memorial Air Care training goes live in Brainerd

It was the worst headache of her life. Clara Adams, 54, was standing in her kitchen, fell to the floor and was unresponsive. Her husband called 911 and when ambulance personnel found her she was on the floor, eyes open and pupils were...
Jennifer Stockinger

Brainerd School Board holds first reading for flex zone policy

In anticipation of school district implementing "flex zones," the Brainerd School Board held the first reading of a policy that better lays out who can change school boundaries and how. The board on Monday unanimously approved...
Jessica Larsen

This Was Brainerd - April 16

APRIL 16 20 years ago (1994) Cathy Gray, an active volunteer with the Crow Wing County Red Cross and Hospice program, has accepted the additional challenge of chairing this fall's United Way campaign.

Army soldiers compete for title of 'Best Warrior'

CAMP RIPLEY - Nine Minnesota Army National Guard Soldiers competed in the 2014 Minnesota National Guard Best Warrior Competition April 9-13, 2014.
Staff Sgt. Anthony Housey

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