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March 8, 2018
A Brainerd Police Department squad car sits outside the Brainerd High School Thursday afternoon, March 8. A teenager was arrested late Wednesday night after reportedly making threats regarding a shooting at the high school. Steve Kohls / Forum News Service
Teenager arrested after making shooting threat to central Minn. school
March 8, 2018 - 3:20pm
January 27, 2018
Javeah Mae Henson was born Jan. 19 in a vehicle while en route from Brainerd to the Aitkin hospital. Javeah weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces and was 20 3/4 inches long and is healthy.
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Central Minn. mom delivers baby in vehicle on way to hospital
January 27, 2018 - 3:09pm
January 17, 2018
Brainerd boys basketball coach Scott Stanfield walks near his team's bench during a game this season. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
'Physically and emotionally, I'm drained': Resigning MN coach points finger at problematic parents
January 17, 2018 - 8:35am
January 10, 2018
3 dead cats leads to torture charges against Minn. man
January 10, 2018 - 11:54am
January 1, 2018
Two stranded motorists found amid subzero temps
January 1, 2018 - 2:16pm
December 30, 2017
Owen Colby Swenson
Officers, deputies investigate burglary, arrest man in Christmastime thefts
December 30, 2017 - 4:45pm
December 20, 2017
Antiago (left) and Arianna Villanueva-Montoya sit in their 1971 Volkswagen Campmobile Monday which they decorated for the holidays on Ridge Drive in the Buffalo Hills neighborhood in south Brainerd. Steve Kohls /Forum News Serviceplay button
Minn. siblings deck out Volkswagen van for the holidays
December 20, 2017 - 9:07pm
November 18, 2017
Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka
Paul Gazelka: The Brainerd man for the statewide Republican moment
November 18, 2017 - 10:37pm
November 12, 2017
A Transportation Security Administration honor guard awaits as the plane bearing the remains of Cpl. Donald Baer taxis to the gate Thursday at the Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee. Michael Sears / Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel
67 years later, missing soldier home at last
November 12, 2017 - 6:00am
October 26, 2017
Annie Harala
Former Duluth school board member to lead Nolan campaign in 8th District
October 26, 2017 - 6:37pm
October 10, 2017
In this 2015 file photo, Brainerd’s Kyler Walczak (2) gets past a Duluth defender during a Lacrosse game at the Brainerd High School. Kelly Humphrey / Forum News Service
Brainerd latest Minn. school to add lacrosse, joining Duluth, Grand Rapids; Moorhead, Alexandria mulling option
October 10, 2017 - 8:48am
September 8, 2017
A view of St. Martin from 2013 shows the island before Hurricane Irma devastated the area. Kelly Humphrey/Forum News Service
Hurricane Irma takes toll on former northern Minnesota residents
September 8, 2017 - 10:10pm
September 5, 2017
Isaiah Smith
Three suspects questioned after man badly hurt in assault near NDSU
September 5, 2017 - 6:47pm
August 31, 2017
Minnesota man faces 35 sexual assault charges involving 2 child victims
August 31, 2017 - 10:48am
August 23, 2017
Rescue crews work to extract a person from a vehicle about 6 p.m. Tuesday after a large vehicle plunged down a steep embankment into the Mississippi River near the Laurel Street Bridge in Brainerd. Steve Kohls/Brainerd Dispatch Videoplay button
UPDATE: Woman arrested for DWI after dramatic rescue down steep Mississippi River bank
August 23, 2017 - 7:03pm