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September 28, 2016
Anti-Islam presentation scheduled today, Sept. 29
9 hours 31 min ago
September 23, 2016
Ed Menk
Brainerd City Council: Mayor foregoes veto, signs levy resolution
September 23, 2016 - 6:03pm
September 21, 2016
Steve Kohls/Brainerd Dispatch
With a hint of leaf color in the background, a cyclist pedals along the Brainerd bike trail near Rotary Park Wednesday.
Pedaling the Brainerd bike trail
September 21, 2016 - 9:41pm
Brainerd Mayor Ed Menk and Jim Thoreen, Brainerd city administrator, attended Baxter's Tuesday meeting to present a letter regarding the annexation of land beneath Brainerd Public Utilities. The plant was built on land in Baxter off Highland Scenic Drive. / Google maps
Baxter City Council: Council responds to annexation letter from Brainerd
September 21, 2016 - 9:22am
September 20, 2016
Reader Opinion: Brainerd needs new leaders
September 20, 2016 - 9:13pm
September 8, 2016
Reader Opinion: Moving forward
September 8, 2016 - 5:33pm
September 7, 2016
Karen Kinney waits on customers at The Barn. Regular customers and visitors keep the little restaurant filled during the lunch hour. (Brainerd Dispatch/ Steve Kohls)  play button
Progress: This old Barn - Brainerd restaurant has made it right for 7 decades
September 7, 2016 - 10:43am
September 5, 2016
Cuyuna Lakes Mountain Bike team member Evan Hutchison (left) leads the way with Josh Yotter following during practice this week in the Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area. (Brainerd Dispatch/ Steve Kohls)
Mountain Biking: Cuyuna Lakes Mountain Biking Team grows and grows and grows
September 5, 2016 - 7:22pm
August 30, 2016
Mary Mattson and her dog Daisy walk on their submerged dock on White Sand Lake Monday. The Baxter lake keeps rising and lakeshore residents have to adjust their docks with the water. (Brainerd Dispatch/ Steve Kohls) Gallery
"... close to ground zero": Brainerd bears brunt of wet summer
August 30, 2016 - 10:32am
August 19, 2016
Expect heavy traffic on Highway 371 over the weekend
August 19, 2016 - 7:18pm
August 17, 2016
Guest Opinion: More Community Survey Panel members needed
August 17, 2016 - 9:13pm
August 16, 2016
Motorists travel across the Washington Street Bridge Tuesday during a heavy rain shower. (Brainerd Dispatch/ Steve Kohls)
Rain Traffic
August 16, 2016 - 7:26pm
August 12, 2016
Ronnei: Poor word choice shouldn't distract from critical mission ahead
August 12, 2016 - 9:42pm
August 8, 2016
CO Report: Dead bald eagle found
August 8, 2016 - 5:38pm
July 29, 2016
VFW Baseball: Brainerd stays alive
July 29, 2016 - 7:48pm