May 21, 2014
The Brainerd Daily Dispatch
Fire damages Turtle River business
A fire caused an estimated $154,000 in damage to a salon and spa business Tuesday morning in Turtle River.
John Matthew Brownlee
John Matthew Brownlee, 66, of Bemidji, Minn., entered into eternal peace on Sunday, April 13, 2014, from Lou Gehrig's Disease .
Gary Burger of the Monks has died
Gary Burger, lead singer of the seminal '60's rock band the Monks, died earlier today at the age of 72, following a prolonged battle with pancreatic cancer.
Local music: Lost Monks and Deep Blues
One of the most memorable local gigs of 2012 was way back in January, when fans lined up South by Southwest-style outside the 331 Club trying to get in to see Gary Burger , the supposedly obscure Minnesota music legend of G.I.-issue '60s garage-rock band the Monks .
Hunter shot and killed near Bemidji
The first day of the firearms deer opener is off to a tragic start in northern Minnesota following the death of a hunter.