Weather Forecast


Poet to be next presenter for Speaking of Books


BAXTER — Award-winning writer Charmaine Donovan, Brainerd, will present the next Speaking of Books program from 4:30 to 6 p.m. June 21 in the Joe Plut Reading Room at Prairie Bay Restaurant in Baxter.

Donovan’s first collection of poetry, “Tumbled Dry,” was recently named winner in the Northeastern Minnesota Book Awards competition announced at the University of Minnesota-Duluth. One of seven nominees, the book was published by Lost Hills Books.

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet?

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at and we can help you.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
(218) 855-5889