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Former Minn. superintendent faces additional charges for indecent exposure
Minnesota judge says Wetterling files are public; family of abducted boy will seek to change privacy laws
Audit shows lax enforcement on elk, deer farm rules in Minnesota
Gervais to be honored at retirement ceremony April 20
'Poop train' from New York befouled a small Alabama town, until the town fought back
Commentary: Trump lied to me about his wealth to get onto the Forbes 400
The gift of a supportive mother-in-law
Minnesota gains 2,900 jobs in March
Michelle Rook joins AgweekTV as anchor
Herberger's, other Bon-Ton Stores, to close
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NFL suspends Vikings LB Brothers for violating policy
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MnDNR Conservation Officer weekly report - April 17, 2018
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Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
U.S. consumers who have store-bought romaine lettuce should 'throw it away immediately,' CDC says
Clergy View: Touch the earth lightly
National Infant Immunization Week aims to spread awareness
State grants expand older adult services
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This Was Brainerd
'Scandal' is over, but here are 10 things we'll remember from this crazy show
Avicii dead at 28: Swedish DJ became an EDM star with hits 'Levels' and 'Wake Me Up'
'The Rock' surprises Minnesota teen who asked him to prom
Second-annual Celebration channels Prince's vibe at Paisley Park studios
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Brainerd City Council
April 18, 2018
Brainerd City Council: Members decline north Brainerd property tax relief
The Brainerd City Council opted Tuesday not to assist a property owner with property tax assessment relief for a property on Beaver Dam Road....
April 18, 2018 - 4:56am
April 17, 2018
Brainerd City Council: Members mull options for deteriorating College Drive
The city of Brainerd may be having something like buyer's remorse with how College Drive has been deteriorating the last two years. The roadway...
April 17, 2018 - 4:00am
April 4, 2018
Brainerd City Council: Green light for 2-phase St. Francis expansion
The Brainerd City Council approved a two-phase conditional use permit for St. Francis Catholic Church, to expand the church building and create...
April 4, 2018 - 9:00am
Brainerd City Council: City foregoes appeal of BPU annexation case
With the deadline looming, the city of Brainerd opted not to pursue an appeal of the Brainerd Public Utilities annexation case—the result,...
April 4, 2018 - 6:00am
April 3, 2018
Brainerd City Council: Members mull microdistillery ordinance change
The Brainerd City Council conducted the first reading of a proposed ordinance change allowing the issuance of licenses and permits for the operation...
April 3, 2018 - 9:00am
April 2, 2018
Reader Opinion: Brook Street quiet
We have to respond in defense of Brook Street. We've lived on Brook Street for 40 years. It's a quiet street, very few kids, dogs don't run loose (only cats) and traffic isn't much. It's about five blocks long. We don't see dead animals on "our street" (maybe a squirrel). So let the...
April 2, 2018 - 7:30am
March 30, 2018
Back to the drawing board: Brainerd revisits comprehensive plan
In 2004, the city of Brainerd drafted a comprehensive plan. Now, 14 years later, city officials are going back to the drawing board and asking...
March 30, 2018 - 5:00am
March 22, 2018
Brainerd City Council: City's transportation needs come into focus
Issues and initiatives of transportation took center stage at Monday's Brainerd City Council meeting—a litany of items, from minor policy...
March 22, 2018 - 11:57am
March 20, 2018
Brainerd City Council: City to pursue public transit app
The city of Brainerd is making a push to bring its public transit system into the 21st century after the Brainerd City Council voted unanimously...
March 20, 2018 - 10:00am
March 17, 2018
Brainerd City Council: Bids for seal-coat project to open April 11
The Brainerd City Council authorized the advertisement of bids for the 2018 seal coat project during Monday's meeting. The resolution sets in...
March 17, 2018 - 10:00am
March 14, 2018
Brainerd City Council: BHS traffic study reaches conclusion
The 2018 referendum looks to reshape more than Brainerd High School, as the interconnected roadways of downtown Brainerd are also likely to get...
March 14, 2018 - 5:00am
March 13, 2018
Brainerd City Council: Ordinance change on parking lots on docket
The Brainerd City Council is taking a hard look at changing its ordinances for B1 business districts—a preemptive move to address future...
March 13, 2018 - 3:00pm
March 7, 2018
Reader Opinion: District's false premise
The facility plans are in place, the voting has begun, the district won't change, they're on the run. Questions were asked of Laine Larson at the last Brainerd City Council meeting about Lincoln School. The superintendent said she hadn't heard of concerns about Lincoln. Council members...
March 7, 2018 - 9:42pm
March 6, 2018
City of Brainerd postpones council meeting, business event until March 12
Due to inclement weather, the Brainerd City Council and its Business Meet-and-Greet Open House did not meet Monday. Both events have been postponed one week until March 12. Brainerd area businesses located along or near the upcoming Business Highway 371/South Sixth Street reconstruction...
March 6, 2018 - 4:30am
March 5, 2018
Weather-related closures, cancellations, postponements
Monday's wintry weather set off a cascade of business closures and other cancellations or postponements by mid-afternoon. • Brainerd and Crow Wing Public Transit suspended service about 2:30 p.m. Monday for the remainder of the day, due to deteriorating road conditions. • The...
March 5, 2018 - 3:40pm