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May 23, 2017
The city of Brainerd has postposed issuing long grass notification letters as well as citations through May 30, city officials reported in a news release Monday. "This will give the community an opportunity to get caught up with mowing that will be much needed as a result of the recent rains and the coming warmer weather," the city's news release stated. Illustration
Enforcement of Brainerd's long grass ordinance postposed through May 30
May 23, 2017 - 4:00am
May 21, 2017
A doe watches with her triplet fawns surrounding her.
Photo courtesy Minnesota DNR
Conservation Officer Report: Officer's request - Don't pick up fawns
May 21, 2017 - 6:00am
May 20, 2017
Motorists on Highway 18 between Highway 25 in Brainerd and Highway 169 in Garrison will encounter daytime delays while segments of the road are reduced to a single lane beginning May 30. Google Map
Highway 18 between Brainerd and Garrison to be reduced to single lane
May 20, 2017 - 6:00am
May 19, 2017
Firefighters respond to Lutheran church
May 19, 2017 - 7:30am
May 15, 2017
Our Opinion: Legislators should rethink LGA funding
May 15, 2017 - 8:15am
May 12, 2017
The Minnesota Department of Health said Friday the cases are linked to the original Crow Wing County case that was confirmed May 4. The new cases were announced in a release from Crow Wing County Community Services. Illustration
Measles outbreak in Crow Wing County grows with 3 new cases
May 12, 2017 - 6:54pm
'Stamp Out Hunger' food drive set Saturday in Brainerd
May 12, 2017 - 4:45am
May 11, 2017
U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan exits a hunting stand manufactured by Rotomolding of Little Falls during a visit to their facility May 11. Zach Kayser/Brainerd Dispatch
Nolan talks Comey firing, 2018 election
May 11, 2017 - 7:56pm
May 9, 2017 Illustration
Vehicle crash sends woman to hospital
May 9, 2017 - 3:30am
May 8, 2017
Conservation Officer Report: ATV driving laws stressed for safety
May 8, 2017 - 4:30am
May 3, 2017
Nolan to hold in-district town halls this month
May 3, 2017 - 7:10am
May 2, 2017
Brainerd Schools quizzes public on new development plans
May 2, 2017 - 7:15am
April 30, 2017
Conservation Officer Report: Suckers seized when fish speared out of season
April 30, 2017 - 6:10am
April 27, 2017
Martin McCormack (left) and Brian FitzGerald of Switchback will perform at 7:30 p.m. May 6 in the Chalberg Theatre at Central Lakes College in Brainerd. The concert is part of the Cultural Arts Series.
The Road Less Traveled: Celtic-American Band Switchback to perform at CLC
April 27, 2017 - 3:35pm
The Brainerd High School Theatre Department will perform the classic musical “Hello, Dolly” at 7 p.m. May 11-13 at Tornstrom Auditorium in Brainerd. There are about 65 students in ninth through 12th grade in the play.
Steve Kohls/Brainerd Dispatch
BHS students bring 'Hello, Dolly!' to Tornstrom stage in May
April 27, 2017 - 3:32pm