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Gary Weiers (right), consultant with David Drown Associates, addresses the Brainerd City Council Monday night about the search for a new city administrator. Also pictured is council member Dave Badeaux. 
Spenser Bickett/Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Council sets up admin interview process
9 hours 52 min ago
August 15, 2017
A joint session of Brainerd and Baxter city councils meets for the first time in about a decade as they gathered Monday at Prairie Bay restaurant in Baxter. Renee Richardson/Brainerd Dispatch
State demographer: 'There is a crunch time coming'
August 15, 2017 - 11:00am
Scott Lykins (left), founding executive and artistic director of the Lakes Area Music Festival, receives the city of Brainerd’s Tower Award from Brainerd City Council President Dave Pritschet (center) and Mayor Ed Menk July 30 at Tornstrom Auditorium. 
Photo submitted by Dave Boran
Brainerd: City presents award to BHS grad
August 15, 2017 - 10:00am
August 10, 2017
Vehicles travel down the five-lane portion of South Sixth Street in Brainerd in a July 2015 file photo. The road is scheduled to be reconstructed in 2018. 
(Brainerd Dispatch/Steve Kohls)
Brainerd City Council: Concerns aired about South 6th St. layout
August 10, 2017 - 12:07pm
A taxi cab operated by Grab-A-Cab taxi service of Brainerd. 
Submitted photo
Brainerd City Council: Council clashes with cab company
August 10, 2017 - 5:00am
August 8, 2017
The Brainerd City Council Monday night approved purchasing 24 Axon body cameras at a first-year cost of $37,902. Image courtesy Axon.com
Brainerd City Council: Bodycams coming to Brainerd police
August 8, 2017 - 8:00am
July 19, 2017
The 13-unit motel building located in downtown Brainerd at 507 South Sixth St. was ordered to be demolished by the Brainerd City Council. The building's owner challenged this order.
Steve Kohls/Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Appeal delays vacant motel demolition
July 19, 2017 - 7:00am
July 18, 2017
Brainerd City Administrator Jim Thoreen (left) addresses the Brainerd City Council Monday night about his retirement. Also pictured is Council President Dave Pritschet (center) and Mayor Ed Menk. 
Spenser Bickett/Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Plan approved for administrator search
July 18, 2017 - 1:00pm
July 7, 2017
Jim Thoreen
Brainerd city administrator announces resignation
July 7, 2017 - 7:38pm
July 3, 2017
Scott Lykins, founding artistic director of the Lakes Area Music Festival (right), and John Taylor Ward, founding artistic director, address the Brainerd City Council Monday night. The ninth festival season runs July 30-Aug. 20. 
Spenser Bickett/Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Council approves boarding school permit
July 3, 2017 - 9:50pm
June 21, 2017
Brainerd Mayor Ed Menk shows off a T-shirt Monday night prior to the Brainerd City Council meeting. The idea for the shirts came from a man at Great River Door Company, Menk said, and Menk thought the council members would get a kick out of it. Great Plains Graphics makes the shirts. 
Spenser Bickett/Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Utility project misses completion date
June 21, 2017 - 9:00am
June 19, 2017
The city of Brainerd has revoked the apartment renal license of Julian Jayasuriya, owner of an apartment building at 217 South Seventh St. The building is pictured here in a file photo.
Kelly Humphrey/Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Council rejects apartment license application
June 19, 2017 - 11:46pm
June 9, 2017
Hopefully the city of Brainerd isn't jinxing things by working on plans for winter snow removal. The Brainerd City Council Monday night had the first reading of ordinance 1468 to amend city code 1315 pertaining to street cleaning and snow removal. BrainerdDispatch.com Illustration
Brainerd City Council: Changes made to snow removal policy
June 9, 2017 - 11:00am
June 8, 2017
Isaac Carranza, owner of Big Dogs Bar, speaks to the Brainerd City Council Monday night to contest a fine following a liquor sale compliance check at the bar. 
Spenser Bickett/Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Stopping traffic in its tracks
June 8, 2017 - 5:00am
June 7, 2017
The council unanimously approved a motion to authorize the department to purchase an inflatable-style rescue boat, motor and trailer at a cost not to exceed $13,000. The boat is 13.5 feet long with a 25 horsepower motor. BrainerdDispatch.com Illustration
Brainerd City Council: Fire department to buy new boat
June 7, 2017 - 8:00am
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