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Binge drinking continues to be a problem among high school students.

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 7:24pm

Crow Wing County released performance review summaries for its top management positions.

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 7:24pm

■ Live music For week of April 10-16; bands perform from 9 p.m. to close with no cover unless otherwise noted. BRAINERD Blue Ox 608 Laurel St. 90 Proof, Friday-Saturday Coco Moon 601 Laurel St. Songster Pete Norman, 5-7 p.m.

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 7:23pm

■ Northland Arboretum to host Arbor Day event The Northland Arboretum will host an Arbor Day celebration/fundraising event with a fine wine and beer tasting sampler from 6-8 p.m. April 25. All proceeds from this event benefit the Northland Arboretum.

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 7:22pm

BOSTON (Reuters) - Brandeis University has decided not to award an honorary degree to a Somali-born women's rights activist who has branded Islam as violent and "a nihilistic cult of death." The private university outside Boston said it had decided not to bestow the honor on Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a forme...

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 3:41pm

AccuWeather Global Weather Center - AccuWeather.com reports Moore, Okla., is in the heart of an area known as Tornado Alley. The people who call Moore home are still rebuilding from last year's devastating tornado that struck the area on May 20, 2013. In fact, HelpMooreRebuild.org is just one websit...

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:14pm

ST. CLOUD - Alyssa Lommel, the University of Minnesota Duluth student who suffered frostbite after spending several hours outside in subzero temperatures, was on the search for an electric hand last week. Teri Lommel, Alyssa’s mother, announced on her CaringBridge site that Alyssa is in the proces...

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:10am

GRAND RAPIDS - Grand Rapids man has pleaded guilty to nine felony charges in connection with a series of Itasca County church burglaries last year. Danny Edward Madsen, 42, pleaded guilty to nine of 15 charges during an appearance Monday in State District Court. The other six charges were dropped as...

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:06am

■ Lynx sign center Rolle MINNEAPOLIS - The Minnesota Lynx signed center Waltiea Rolle on Tuesday. Rolle, 22, was originally selected by the Lynx in the third round (36th overall) of the 2013 WNBA Draft.

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 11:23pm

Have you ever met a kid whose sense of humor brought a bit of sunshine to your day? Zander is one of those boys, who while cracking a smile can answer the simplest question while putting a comical spin to it.

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 10:05pm