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Tuesday, October 17, 2017
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What landowners do today can have a profound and lasting impact on tomorrow, and the Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District's bus tour Friday took that message on the...

Deerwood Mayor Mike Aulie addresses the Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District bus tour participants Friday near Serpent Lake about revising local city ordinances to protect the lake. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
A grant of about $500,000 and a partnership between Deerwood, Crow Wing County and the Summer Place Association helped improve the drainage to the Serpent Lake area of homes. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District Technician Beth Hippert talks about stream restoration on Little Buffalo Creek in Brainerd as County Commissioner Paul Koering listens nearby Friday as part of the first SWCD bus tour of improvement projects. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
One of 17 curb-cut rain gardens installed because of a partnership between the Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District, Brainerd property owners, the city of Brainerd, the University of Minnesota, Central Lakes College and more, the rain gardens collected sediment is removed four times a season by the city of Brainerd. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District Manager Melissa Barrick visits the site of a stormwater treatment project in Crosby on Sept. 18 with Serpent Lake Association members Clark Marshall (left) and Arlen Bowen. Submitted photo by Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources
Lakefront property by Serpent Lake floods in 2012 before conservation efforts by Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District, neighborhood residents and local government remedy the problem. Mike Aulie / Brainerd Dispatch
The Brainerd Lakes Conservation Tour stops at the Summer Place neighborhood in Deerwood Friday to see how new drainage construction is improving Serpent Lake's water quality. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District Technician Beth Hippert addresses the 30 or so participants of the SWCD's inaugural bus tour Friday that included a visit to a residential runoff rain garden on Cedar Street in Brainerd. The rain garden naturally filters pollutants out of storm water and snowmelt before they reach Little Buffalo Creek. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
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BENSON, Minn. — A Benson man faces 11 felony charges of possessing child pornography in addition to two felony charges related to his alleged attempts to solicit sex with a...

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017
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Bit by bit and piece by piece the president continues his personal vendetta against the past administration. People are shaking their heads and saying can he really do this? Does...

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
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A father in Georgia who had prepared to donate a kidney to his 2-year-old son said last week that he is being forced to wait after a recent stint in...

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
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Author and antiques expert Mark F. Moran, who has worked on PBS TV's "Antiques Roadshow" and has bought and sold antiques for more than 30 years, will appear 2:30-5:30 p.m....

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
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North Korea warned that a nuclear war "may break out any moment" as the U.S. and South Korea began one of the largest joint naval drills off both the east...

A propaganda poster depicting a missile striking the United States Capitol that reads" “The response of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea," on a main street in the Pyongyang, North Korea, Oct. 4, 2017. Jonah M. Kessel / The New York Times. Copyright 2017 The New York Times.
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
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PHILADELPHIA - An emotional Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., launched a thinly veiled critique of President Donald Trump's global stewardship Monday night, using a notable award ceremony to condemn "people who...

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) speaks with a reporter outside of the Senate chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Sept. 28, 2017. Al Drago / The New York Times. Copyright 2017 The New York Times.
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Brainerd Dispatch

Central Lakes College medical assistant/phlebotomy students are celebrating Medical Assistants Recognition Week Monday through Saturday.

The week, designated by the American Association of Medical Assistants, includes medical assistants recognition day...

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Brainerd Dispatch

A 54-year-old Deerwood woman was injured when the motorcycle she was driving crashed at 3:36 p.m. Friday at First Avenue Northeast and Washington Street in Brainerd.

The Brainerd Police Department...

A 54-year-old Deerwood woman was injured when the motorcycle she was driving crashed at 3:36 p.m. Friday at First Avenue Northeast and Washington Street in Brainerd. BrainerdDispatch.com Illustration
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Brainerd Dispatch

Brainerd Warrior girls tennis assistant coach Chad Anderson was named the Section 8-2A Assistant Coach of the Year.

Anderson has assisted in the Warrior girls program for five years. He...