What’s open, closed over Christmas
The Brainerd Dispatch business office will be closed Friday. There will be a newspaper published on Friday and the weekend edition will come out Saturday morning.
Mail will be delivered on Friday, but not Saturday.
Some banks and financial institutions may be closed Friday.
Most convenience stores will be open during regular business hours Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
Government offices, including Brainerd and Baxter offices as well as Crow Wing County and Cass County offices, will be closed Friday.
The Crow Wing County Public Transit will not operate on Friday or Dec. 31.
The Brainerd Public Library will be closed Friday and Saturday.