Weather Forecast


Zimmerman is innocent - riots, federal probe inevitable


Rain in the Brainerd lakes area trapped most residents confined to their homes. Some were watching the Scottish Open on NBC, others were treated to an unusual Minnesota Twins’ back-to-back wins over the much-hated New York Yankees and some were glued to their televisions waiting for a six person jury to render a verdict in a Sanford, Fla., trial that had the nation fixated on its decision for two days.

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