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1 Man Killed, Passenger Injuried in Brainerd ATV Crash

A Brainerd man was killed and a passenger on his all-terrain vehicle was injured when the ATV rolled over in Crow Wing County.

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‘Occupy’ Protests Expanding to More Minnesota Cities [VIDEO]

The Central Minnesota community of Brainerd is the latest Minnesota city to be "occupied" by protesters. The Brainerd Dispatch reports about 50 protesters marched for about an hour and a half on Wednesday.

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Chief Justice ‘Happy to be in Real Minnesota’

The Minnesota Supreme Court is on the road in Brainerd. The justices are hearing a case at the local high school Wednesday.

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Police – Burglary Suspect May Have Fallen Asleep

Brainerd police say a burglary suspect may have been sleeping on the job. Officers got a call around 11 a.m. Wednesday about a burglary. The person who reported the crime told police a man was asleep or passed out in the home.

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Man Released From Death Row Accused Of Threats

A Minnesota man, released from death row in Ohio, is back behind bars. Kenneth Richey is accused of threatened staff at the Crow Wing County detox center. Police say an intoxicated Richey was taken to the detox center in Brainerd Saturday night. Officers were called back to the center after staff members reported the threats. The 46-year-old Richey is being held in the Crow Wing County Jail.

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Brainerd Community Leader Pleads Guilty To Child Porn

A 52-year-old man who once was named Brainerd's Citizen of the Year has pleaded guilty to child pornography charges. Steven "Gus" Augustinack pleaded guilty Monday to 18 counts of felony possession of pornographic computer videos involving a minor.

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Woman Gives Birth In Car On Way To Hospital

A central Minnesota woman almost made it to the hospital before giving birth in her car. Debbie Petersen says she was up all night with pains she didn't think were contractions. But that all changed around 4 a.m. Wednesday when her water broke at her Randall home.

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Anti-Racism Event Moved Up After Brainerd Assault

An anti-racism event that was scheduled for May has been moved up to this weekend in Baxter after a black man was beaten in an alleged racial attack two weeks ago.

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Rally Supports Victim Of Brainerd Assault

Dozens of people have turned out to support a Brainerd man who allegedly was the victim of a racially motivated attack. Tuesday's rally brought out more than 40 people to the Crow Wing County Judicial Center in support of 53-year-old Willie Navy.

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2 Men Jailed After Brainerd Alleged Racial Assault

Two men are in custody after what appears to be a racially-motivated attack on a black man outside a central Minnesota bar.
While at the bar, an employee overheard Lucas Eastwood telling Travis Campbell that he wanted to assault Willie Navy because Navy is black.

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