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Cass County Board: Commissioners advertise for vacant county attorney position
3 min 19 sec ago
Kris Karr (left), Crow Wing County transportation specialist, listens Tuesday to Andrew Kubista, driving simulator program manager for the Minnesota Department of Transportation, inside a snowplow driving simulator at the Crow Wing County Highway Department. Snowplow drivers were tested with different scenarios inside the simulator. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Videoplay button
State's snowplow simulators stress safety
33 min 13 sec ago
Members of the China delegation prep American and Chinese flags at the G20 meeting in Hamburg, Germany, July 8, 2017 (Stephen Crowley/The New York Times)
Commentary: Who has the world's No. 1 economy? Not the U.S.
38 min ago
The county board voted Tuesday to seek a Local Road Improvement grant from MnDOT to put the roundabout at the junction of county highways 1 and 44. The intersection currently is a four-way stop, with rumble strips and "Stop Ahead" indicators. Even as enhancements have been added, the intersection has had numerous serious crashes. BrainerdDispatch.com Illustration
Cass County Board: Grant sought for county's first roundabout
1 hour 3 min ago
Baxter police:  DISTURBANCES—Report at 2:58 p.m. Saturday of a male in a vehicle who flipped the caller off at Walmart, 7295 Glory Road. Caller stated he approached the male and they had words and ended up chest to chest. Vehicle was gone before officers arrived. BrainerdDispatch.com Illustration
Police blotter - Oct. 18
1 hour 33 min ago
The Center to host flag ceremony
2 hours 3 min ago
FILE PHOTO: Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-Fla.) on Captiol Hill, in Washington, June 28, 2012. (Brendan Hoffman/The New York Times. Copyright 2017 The New York Times.)
'Totally fabricated': Trump disputes congresswoman's depiction of his exchange with soldier's widow
2 hours 56 min ago
Child and Teen Checkups receives recognition
3 hours 3 min ago
NWS: Near-critical fire weather conditions Oct. 18
3 hours 10 min ago
The front of Brainerd City Hall, at 501 Laurel St., in this file photo 
Spenser Bickett / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Council OKs facility study
3 hours 33 min ago
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Gord Downie, poet laureate of Canadian rock music, dies at 53
3 hours 38 min ago
Dayton orders flags at half staff for fallen EMT
4 hours 3 min ago
More than 400 people attended two public meetings at Bemidji’s Sanford Center regarding Enbridge Energy's proposed Line 3 oil pipeline replacement project in Minnesota on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017. Jillian Gandsey / Forum News Service
More than 400 gather to offer views on replacing Enbridge pipeline in northern Minn.
4 hours 29 min ago
Dr. Peter Henry, chief medical officer of the Essentia Health system, talked Monday about new strategies developed to try to curb misuse of opioids. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Victims speak out on area opioid crisis
4 hours 32 min ago
Second judge rules against latest travel ban, saying Trump's own words show it was aimed at Muslims
5 hours 7 min ago
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