ISABELLA, Minn. (AP) — Fire crews were working Saturday to put out the largest of numerous wildfires in northeastern Minnesota, where smoke from the blazes prompted a warning to residents to remain indoors.
BRAINERD, Minn. (AP) — Steve Torrence won at Brainerd International Raceway on Sunday, giving him a least one victory at every track on the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series circuit.
The points leader and three-time defending Top Fuel champion drove to his seventh victory of the year and 47th overall, beating Clay Millican in the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals with a 3.712-second run at 323.74 mph.
BRAINERD, Minn. (AP) — Brittany Force took the No. 1 spot in Top Fuel qualifying for the fifth straight event Saturday in the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway.
Coming off her first victory of the season Sunday in Topeka, Kansas, Force had a 3.675-second run a track-record 334.98 in the final qualifying session.
BRAINERD, Minn. (AP) — Bob Tasca III topped Funny Car qualifying Friday in the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway.
Tasca had a 3.941-second run at 326.63 mph in a Ford Mustang.
BRAINERD, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency says it's investigating a spill of drilling fluid into the Willow River in Aitkin County last week during construction on the Enbridge Energy Line 3 oil pipeline.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A federal judge has sentenced a man to 15 months in prison for killing and then beheading a 700-pound (320-kilogram) black bear on the Red Lake Indian Reservation in northern Minnesota.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Brainerd man who pleaded guilty to helping set fire to a Minneapolis police station during protests over the death of George Floyd was sentenced Wednesday to four years in federal prison...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Brainerd man pleaded guilty Tuesday for his role in helping to set fire to a Minneapolis police station during civil unrest in the days following the death of George Floyd...
BRAINERD, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Department of Health is investigating cases of salmonella and hepatitis A at the Crow Wing County Jail...
William K. McQuiston, 73, of Brainerd, passed away at home on Camp Lake, Nov. 14, 2018.
Preceded in death by son, John; parents, John and Genevieve; and siblings, John, Margaret, and Alice.
Bill will be sadly missed by his loving wife of 30 years, Mary; children, Patrick, Colleen (Mark) Storm, Martin (Sarah), and Amanda (Josh) Johnshoy; 10 grandchildren; 1 great-granddaughter; siblings, George (Maralee) and Larry (Mary); nieces, nephews, other relatives, and many good friends.
A 23-year-old man from Brainerd, Minn., was charged Monday with attempted murder; he’s accused of poisoning a 4-month-old baby with antifreeze fluid.
Jeffrey Ryan Thomas, 23, was charged in Crow Wing County District Court with first-degree premeditated attempted murder, second-degree attempted murder and first-degree assault.
BRAINERD, MINN. The mysterious, marauding bog of North Long Lake is on the move.
The giant bog, which measures roughly 3 acres, broke loose on Friday the 13th and laid waste last weekend to a dock and boat lifts in Merrifield Bay, on the eastern edge of the lake, just north of Brainerd.