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  1. Antsy for fishing? Try these waters before the walleye openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | Star Tribune

    A fly fisher casts his line in the waters of the South Branch of the Root River in Forestville/Mystery State Park Saturday, April 15, 2017, in Preston, MN.] DAVID JOLES a [email protected] Trout fishing opener on the South Branch of the Root River Saturday, April 15, 2017, in Preston, MN. Adam Johnson was at his home near Brainerd, Minn., one recent day - a cool morning surrendering to what would become a glorious spring day - pondering how to spend a few open hours.

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  2. Woman, children report seeing an alligator roaming RochesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 12 | Star Tribune

    A woman and several children spotted the tropical reptile slithering around Cascade Lake Tuesday night and alerted police. According to the Post-Bulletin , they saw a toothy alligator or crocodile, about 3 or 4 feet long, eyeing them from the lake around 8 p.m. A 45-minute search of the city lake by police failed to turn up any sign of the Rochestergator.

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  3. Minnesota Scene: Gophers rally for three run in seventh to improve to 27-2 in softballRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 25 | Star Tribune

    The No. 8-ranked Gophers softball team scored three runs with two out in the top of the seventh to edge Nebraska 5-4 on Saturday in a Big Ten game in Lincoln.

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  4. Potential accord reached in feud over ATV trails on Crow Wing land complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2017 | Star Tribune

    The possible use of ATVs on a parcel of land in Crow Wing County sparked a bitter disagreement last year. A potential compromise has been reached in a bitter land-use dispute that pitted all-terrain vehicle riders and Crow Wing County officials against the Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council.

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  5. Pequot Lakes motorcyclist dies of injuries suffered in November crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | Star Tribune

    A man from Pequot Lakes, Minn., has died of injuries suffered in a motorcycle crash last month in Brainerd, Minn. Norman L. Armstrong, 73, died Wednesday night at Regency Hospital in Golden Valley, according to the Hennepin County medical examiner.

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  6. Brainerd man killed in head-on crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2016 | Star Tribune

    The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a head-on crash early Monday morning that has left a Brainerd man dead. The man, 30, was driving west in a pickup truck on Hwy.

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  7. Murder, kidnapping charges await man accused of killing friend's 5-year-old daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2016 | Star Tribune

    The 25-year-old man suspected of abducting and killing his friend's 5-year-old daughter over the weekend is jailed in central Minnesota and accused of murder and kidnapping. Zachary T. Anderson, of Monticello, is being held without bail in the Crow Wing County jail in Brainerd awaiting charges this week in connection with the death of Alayna Ertl, who was found dead in a rural area 90 minutes north of her Meeker County home in the city of Watkins.

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  8. Rain washes out NHRA Northwest Nationals finalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2016 | Star Tribune

    The Top Fuel and Funny Car finals will be run in two weeks at the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals in Brainerd, Minnesota, and the Pro Stock final will shift to the following event outside Indianapolis. Steve Torrence will face Antron Brown in Top Fuel, and Del Worsham will line up against Ron Capps in Funny Car.

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  9. Two dead in single-car crash in Faribault CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Two women are dead after the car they were riding in went off the road Thursday night and crashed in Faribault County, the State Patrol said. They were southbound on 400th Avenue at 20th Street near Elmore, Minn., when their 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier left the road about 7:45 p.m. and landed in a ditch The driver, a 33-year-old from Elmore, was taken to a hospital in Blue Earth where she died.

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  10. Blue Ox Down: Morning storm sweeps Babe off his feetRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Heavy rains brought flooding and power outages to the metro while a mighty wind gust knocked over the Babe the Blue Ox statue in Brainerd. Everything's bigger in Paul Bunyan country.

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  11. Strong storms damage central MinnesotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Severe thunderstorms that pushed through parts of Minnesota closed roads, cut power, delayed a county fair opening and toppled a huge Babe the Blue Ox statue at Paul Bunyan Land. Crow Wing County Sheriff Todd Dahl says emergency crews are working to open roads closed by falling trees and branches and restore power.

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  12. A second wayward gator is captured near BrainerdRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | Star Tribune

    The latest apprehension occurred Tuesday when the Cass County Sheriff's Office was alerted to a small gator in Hardy Lake near Pillager, authorities said. Officers responded, spotted the tropical creature near the shoreline, scooped it up and handed it off to the nearby Safari North Wildlife Park.

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  13. Alligator caught roaming Brainerd-area bike pathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Imagine coming across an alligator while enjoying a bike ride through the Brainerd lakes area. That's what happened when one man was riding his bike about five miles southwest of Brainerd Saturday afternoon.

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  14. Community profile: Brainerd, Minn.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | Star Tribune

    A house is a house, unless it's a house on a lake. The Brainerd area of north-central Minnesota has plenty of houses on plenty of lakes.

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  15. Brainerd wants back in the loop as center of Lakes AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Tourists, and cars, once idled in Brainerd en route to "the lake," but on a recent weekday, the city's downtown was almost empty. It used to be that on busy summer weekends here, a line of cars and campers stretched for miles, clogging downtown streets in a city known as a vacation hot spot.

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  16. Midwest Traveler: Biking from Brainerd to Bemidji on the Paul Bunyan TrailRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2016 | Star Tribune

    It's late on Day 2 of my solo bike trip on the Paul Bunyan State Trail in June when I'm pelted by what sure feels like small hail. I'm riding south in remote territory, past the village of Nary, with nary a vehicle or structure in sight.

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