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Changes to your Brainerd Dispatch


The obituaries look different. Forum News Service and Reuters stories are appearing throughout the paper and the website weather bug is temporarily stuck at “Fair weather and 56 degrees.”

Yes, there are changes aplenty at the Brainerd Dispatch these days. Readers and advertisers and all Brainerd Dispatch employees have had to adjust to a different news media landscape.

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Mike O'Rourke
Mike O'Rourke began his career at the Brainerd Dispatch in 1978 as a general assignment reporter. He was named city editor in 1981 and associate editor in 1999. He covers politics and writes features and editorials.
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