Technology | BrainerdDispatch.com | Brainerd, Minnesota

■ Diabetes support group to meet People at risk for developing diabetes are encouraged to participate in “I CAN Prevent Diabetes!,” a group-based program soon starting in Baxter to learn how to change lifestyle habits in an effort to prevent diabetes and be healthier....

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 6:09pm

An informational meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m., April 29, to discuss the 2014 Pine River Market Square. The Pine River Market Square is a local farmers'/crafters' market.

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 6:08pm

Question: I was driving on the interstate and I pulled off onto the shoulder to take a call on my cellphone, which I thought was the responsible thing to do. As I sat there, a Minnesota State Trooper pulled in behind me.

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 6:07pm

Time is running out for the Brainerd City Council to stop - or even substantively influence - the proposed sewer and water expansion to the Brainerd Lakes Airport. They need to act now. This project has been driven entirely from the top down.

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 5:34pm

Just in time for tax day, the Congressional Budget Office delivered a pleasant surprise. Based on current law, the national debt will grow by $286 billion less during the next decade than the CBO projected only two months ago.

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 5:34pm

Do you have any idea how many Americans have cellphones? It is now 97 percent. That’s almost everyone and that’s amazing. More amazing is the fact that over 34 percent of us are “mobile only” users, meaning we don’t have either a land line or another computer. Our cellphone is our computer...

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 3:40pm

Thousands of tilapia fish are swimming in huge blue tanks here in the old Hamm Brewery on St. Paul's East Side. Overhead, steel racks hold planters sprouting kale, cilantro and Swiss chard, their roots immersed in water pumped from the fish tanks. But what is most compelling about the effort to crea...

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 1:57pm

WEST CHESTER, Pennsylvania (Reuters) - The backbreaking life of a roughneck, the iconic worker bees of oilfield drilling rigs, is getting a little easier. Schramm Inc, which built the drilling rig that four years ago helped rescue 33 trapped Chilean copper miners, has designed a 500,000-pound rig fo...

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:14am

(Reuters) - US Airways said it was investigating a pornographic tweet on Tuesday sent on its Twitter account in response to a customer complaint about a flight delay, which went viral on social media. US Airways issued an apology on Monday immediately after deleting the tweeted photograph of a naked...

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:00am

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - Parts of the world saw a rare celestial event on Tuesday when the Earth's shadow fell across the moon, turning it orange. The lunar eclipse unfolded over three hours beginning at about 2 a.m. EDT, when the moon began moving into Earth's shadow. A little more than ...

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 9:35am