Weather Forecast


Vox Pop


God bless the teens

The teenagers in this town are always getting a bad rap. At 8:30 a.m. I had five teenagers come over to my house and they said for the price of a hot chocolate they would shovel my entire driveway. I'm elderly and have a hard time getting out to shovel. Thank you so much. Not at all the teenagers in this town are bad. God bless them all.


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.

Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
(218) 855-5879