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  1. Federal education leaders recognize eight Minnesota schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Star Tribune

    The U.S. Department of Education has named eight Minnesota schools - including six from Brainerd - as National Blue Ribbon Schools, an honor awarded to the nation's best-performing schools. The designation is one of the highest honors handed out by the federal education department.

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  2. Bevy of Brainerd schools named best in the countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Star Tribune

    ... Battle Lake Secondary in the Battle Lake School District; and Baxter, Lowell and Nisswa Elementarys, all in the Brainerd Public School District. For their efforts in closing the achievement gap, the Blue Ribbon schools in Minnesota are: Atwater ...

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  3. Mowing Completed On County Non-Motorized Trail SystemRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Northland Press

    ... residents and visitors to enjoy the natural beauty our region has to offer." The Wolf Lake Trails, located east of Brainerd and Larson Lake Trails, near Deerwood are groomed cross-country ski trails in the winter but are great for many non-motorized ...

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  4. Fall Colors and Warm Weather for Crosslake DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Northland Press

    ... Lauren Lampl of Grand Rapids, MN with a 1961 300G; and the Entrant's Choice Motorcycle went to Robert McKenna of Brainerd, MN for his 2005 Slammer. Crosslake Chamber Director Cindy Myogeto said this year's Crosslake Days was one of the best she had ...

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  5. Mark Dayton seeking first re-election bid by governing, not campaigningRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | TwinCities

    While his opponent was attacking his MNsure health insurance exchange at a Twin Cities news conference last week, DFL Gov. Mark Dayton was sitting on the floor of a Brainerd kindergarten classroom reading to about 20 5-year-olds. Each child had drawn a picture for the governor illustrating what they think he does.

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  6. Restaurants aplenty: Rural Minnesota's service economy challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Star Tribune

    ... of ten men. But it shows you the tilt toward higher restaurant ratios in small, rural places. Tops on the list? Brainerd. In this Crow Wing County seat the Poker finds one restaurant for every 89 permanent resident. This isn't terribly surprising, ...

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  7. Anticipation is high in Minnesota Lake Country for debut of remarkable microbrewery and taproomRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | PRWeb

    With fall's radiant colors bathed in the mid-autumn sun mingling over a beer tap-driven waterwheel, the scene in the heart of Minnesota's Lake Country is idyllic for the Grand Opening of what promises to be one of the Upper Midwest's leading microbreweries and taprooms. Gull Dam Brewing Inc. announced plans today to present to the public on October 11 its first - and carefully selected - handcrafted beer creations in time for Oktoberfest and Nisswa's annual Pub Tour, one of the Brainerd Lakes area's leading must-attend events.

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  8. Owner's Guilty Verdict in Peanut Poisoning Trial Called WarningRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Insurance Journal West

    ... e's not getting away with what he thought he would get away with, I guess, that justice is going to be served," the Brainerd, Minnesota, man said of Stewart Parnell.

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  9. 2014 NHRA: Reigning Pro Stock Champ Coughlin Says St Louis Is Pivotal Race In '14 CountdownRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Paddock Talk

    ... three final-round showings were bracketed by semifinal results. He also scored runner-up finishes in Denver and Brainerd, Minn. "We have all the parts, pieces, and personnel in place," Coughlin said. "This race team has gotten on great streaks ...

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  10. Honor the Earth Launches 'Love Water Not Oil' Northern TourRead the original story

    Aug 7, 2014 | The Circle

    ... at running 375,000 barrels per day, would cut through the chain of lakes south of Park Rapids and Walker, towards Brainerd and McGregor and snake back up to the Duluth and Superior area. The company is proposing to transition from the northern ...

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  11. NTCA Recognizes 2014 Smart Rural Community Showcase Award WinnersRead the original story

    Monday Sep 22 | Freshnews

    ... services, public safety and security. -- Copper Valley Telecom (Valdez, Alaska) -- Consolidated Telecommunications (Brainerd, Minn.) -- FTC (Kingstree, S.C.) -- HuronTel (Ripley, Ontario) -- North Central Telephone Cooperative (Lafayette, Tenn.) -- ...

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  12. 2014 NHRA: First-Round Fireball Encapsulates Down Weekend For LucasRead the original story

    Monday Sep 22 | Paddock Talk

    ... victory. "That run pretty much summed up our whole weekend," said Lucas, who won as recently as three races ago in Brainerd, Minn. "Originally, we weren't planning on running this race, but we made the decision to come based on the rainout in ...

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  13. Staying StrongRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 21 | StrongTowns

    ... is slowing seeping into those cogs of government. In the early days, I wrote primarily about my own community, the Brainerd Lakes Area in Central Minnesota. After privately sharing my thoughts for years with those in the decision-making process (to ...

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  14. 2014 NHRA: Ron Capps NHRA FallNationals Qualifying Report: No. 3;...Read the original story

    Sunday Sep 21 | Paddock Talk

    Ron Capps faced another qualifying day in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series when there was a lot more on the line than how well his NAPA AUTO PARTS Dodge Charger R/T qualified for a Sunday eliminations day. For the second time in the past three Mello Yello events, Saturday qualifying sessions also counted toward completion of a previously postponed event The first time that happened was at the beginning of September when the championship round from the event at Brainerd, Minn., was made part of qualifying for the U.S. Nationals two weeks later near Indianapolis.

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  15. Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued For St. Cloud AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 20 | KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

    A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued by the National Weather Service in effect until 8:00 PM for most of Central & Northern Minnesota, including the cities of St. Cloud, Willmar, Hinckley, Brainerd, and the Twin Cities. Tune to 103.7 The Loon for possible warnings.

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  16. Guilty verdict in peanut trial should send warningRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 20 | KPIC

    ... not getting away with what he thought he would get away with, I guess, that justice is going to be served," the Brainerd, Minnesota, man said of Stewart Parnell. The song of the Pileated Woodpecker is not a sound you often hear in the middle of our ...

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  17. Prep football: Eagles fall to WarriorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | St. Cloud Times

    Prep football: Eagles fall to Warriors The Brainerd Warriors rallied to beat St. Cloud Apollo 28-24 Check out this story on sctimes.com: The Brainerd Warriors rallied to beat St. Cloud Apollo 28-24 in a Central Lakes Conference football game Friday night at Michie Field. The Warriors trailed almost the whole way, taking their first lead with 5:37 to play.

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  18. Finger Lakes Radio Group Stations Sold To Long Point CommunicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | AllAccess.com

    ... NY. In deals filed with the FCC, NORMIN BROADCASTING CO. is selling AC KSKK (THE ARROW 94.7)/STAPLES-BRAINERD, MN to JAMES INGSTAD's RADIO FARGO-MOORHEAD, INC. for $900,000. The station filed this week for a frequency change and downgrade to Class ...

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  19. New builder gains local exposure with spec homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | BrandonInfo.com

    ... the lot at 913 N. Sioux Blvd. to put up their first spec home in Brandon. And while the Koupals, transplants from Brainerd, Minn., and their business are relatively new to Brandon, they come here with plenty of experience in the construction field. ...

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  20. Small plane crashes at Longville airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | TwinCities

    The crash in northern Minnesota happened around midday Tuesday, the Cass County sheriff's office said in a statement. The plane caught fire, and its pilot and passenger were taken to a hospital in Brainerd.

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