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April 4, 2018
Flash talk event on gardening scheduled April 5
April 4, 2018 - 10:30am
April 2, 2018
Several people meet at the Gander Mountain parking lot Saturday, March 31, in Baxter for a Second Amendment rally at the same time as the rally in St. Paul. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Locals rally for gun rights
April 2, 2018 - 9:00am
April 1, 2018
Two Brainerd High School seniors, Gustave Robinson and Maison Jobe, were selected as National Merit finalists.
BHS seniors selected as National Merit finalists
April 1, 2018 - 10:00am
March 31, 2018
Members Cooperative Credit Union is now open on Edgewood Drive next to Best Buy in Baxter in the space vacated by RiverWood Bank's move to the other side of the Highway by Target. Renee Richardson / Brainerd Dispatch
Members Cooperative Credit Union opens new Baxter Branch
March 31, 2018 - 9:00am
March 25, 2018
Pastor Frank Milo is set to retire after 21 years at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Pequot Lakes. His last day at the church is Sunday, May 13, which is his 65th birthday. Theresa Bourke / Echo Journal
New York native spent nearly 40 years as pastor in Minnesota - Milo to retire from Gloria Dei in May
March 25, 2018 - 9:00am
March 24, 2018
Intersection of Memorywood Drive and Oak Street in Baxter. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Baxter City Council: Memorywood street plan gains traction
March 24, 2018 - 6:00am
March 21, 2018
 Seth Sazama, with Sazama Family Chiropractic and Wellness in Baxter, piles cereal boxes into a grocery cart Tuesday during the second annual Neighborhood National Bank Grocery Grab at Cub Foods in Baxter. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
'Grocery Grab' nabs donations for food shelves
March 21, 2018 - 2:00am
March 11, 2018
Aaron Sinclair, assistant superintendent for the Brainerd School District, speaks Thursday to a group interested in the upcoming school referendum. The informational presentation by district officials was hosted in the current Baxter Elementary School gymnasium. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd School District: Baxter Elementary takes focus in public forum
March 11, 2018 - 8:00am
March 10, 2018
Memory Cafe offers support, educational resources for caregivers and loved ones with dementia
March 10, 2018 - 10:30am
March 9, 2018
Baxter Cub Scouts to raise funds
March 9, 2018 - 11:00am
March 8, 2018
On the south side of Highway 210, Cypress Drive now ends in a dead end. Trees and small hills separate it from the highway and the BNSF Railway corridor. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch file photo
MnDOT awards $25 million for Local Road Improvement Program projects
March 8, 2018 - 6:00am
Brainerd’s petition to annex the Brainerd Public Utilities’ site from Baxter into Brainerd’s boundaries was denied by an administrative law judge. The BPU facility wastewater facility has operated at the site since about 1981. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Denied: Administrative law judge rules on Brainerd/Baxter annexation dispute
March 8, 2018 - 4:00am
March 6, 2018
A 43-year-old Baxter woman was injured in a two-vehicle crash at 6:48 a.m. Friday on Highway 371 and Glory Road in Baxter.
2-vehicle crash injures 1 driver
March 6, 2018 - 6:00am
February 28, 2018
Brainerd Lakes Area Economic Development Corp. Executive Director Sheila Haverkamp gives the Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners an overview of "opportunity zones" at Tuesday's meeting that are created by a new provision in the federal tax bill. These new zones use tax incentives to attract long-term investment in low-income or high-poverty areas. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: County identifies 'opportunity zones'
February 28, 2018 - 8:00am
February 26, 2018
UCare to host meetings on Medicare
February 26, 2018 - 2:30pm