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Former ND teacher sentenced for smashing printer with hammer
Women in viral Muslim-centered tirade reconcile, thanks to Fargo police chief
Release of pet goldfish may have killed thousands of carp in southern Minnesota lake
White House's Scaramucci explodes in new interview: 'I'm not Steve Bannon, I'm not trying to suck my own c-k'
Man dies when vehicle goes off overpass, starts on fire on Interstate 94 below
Lynx will play home playoff games at U of M's Williams Arena
Twins swap catcher Murphy for setup pitcher Moya
Twins rookie Hildenberger shows he has staying power
Vikings QB Bridgewater focused on 'one day at a time'
Murphy: Can Vikings GM survive another disappointing season?
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Republicans are starting to draw red lines on Trump firing Sessions and Mueller
'Spicey With the Stars?': Former White House spokesman being courted for show
Opinion Column: The twin threats to our republic's health
Opinion Column: Poor everyone
Great grilling: Soy Basted Pork Chops an easy summer meal
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Classic Bass Champions Tour coming to Quarterdeck Resort
PHOTO: Nature around us - Out for a paddle
Outdoor Notes for July 23
Red Dirt Fest is coming to Ironton
Fishing report for July 23
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Puttin' on The Mitts: All about herbs
This Was Brainerd - July 27
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Minnesota Starwatch for August
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This Was Brainerd
Donald Trump animated series headed to Showtime, thanks to Stephen Colbert
'Dancing with the Stars' looks to turn up the heat with potentially 'spicey' contestant
Entertainment Briefs - July 27
Performing Arts - July 27
Country singer Geoff Elvee to perform in Staples music series
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July 26, 2017
Our Opinion: Taking a bite out of the drug trade
Addressing the Crow Wing County Board June 13 about drug trends, Crow Wing County Sheriff Todd Dahl offered a startling perspective. "I can tell you that it's (meth use) higher than I've ever seen in my 30 years," Dahl told the board of commissioners. "Once we get a handle on it,...
July 26, 2017 - 10:30am
July 21, 2017
DispatchCast: Let's talk about cancer
Share your story. If Judi Laurence were to offer any advice to someone facing a cancer diagnosis, this would be it. As the honorary survivor...
July 21, 2017 - 12:00pm
July 16, 2017
DispatchCast: Faces behind the camera
Likely the most recognizable Brainerd Dispatch ambassadors, staff photographers Steve Kohls and Kelly Humphrey capture images of the passions,...
July 16, 2017 - 12:00pm
July 6, 2017
DispatchCast: A look at the Destination Downtown Business Challenge
What would you do with $50,000 worth of business support to make your dream happen? The winner of the Destination Downtown Business Challenge...
July 6, 2017 - 1:39pm
June 29, 2017
DispatchCast: A Conversation with Jim Thoreen
Radio journalism, public service and community theater—these are just a few of the things that make up Brainerd City Administrator Jim...
June 29, 2017 - 10:07pm
June 28, 2017
Reader Opinion: Why?
Why have you shrunk the pictures on Sunday's Celebrations page so much that you about can't see who they are? Why have you omitted the Saturday daytime listing in the TV Week section? Why couldn't we find a corn dog at the county fair last year? We had to go all the way to the midway....
June 28, 2017 - 6:30am
June 27, 2017
A Reader Opinion letter in Sunday's Dispatch incorrectly stated state legislators placed Legacy Amendment funds into the state's general fund. The Reader Opinion should have stated state legislators directed about $22 million of the Legacy fund's dollars toward soil and water conservation...
June 27, 2017 - 10:30am
June 23, 2017
DispatchCast: Jammin' at Lakes Jam
Get ready to rock, it's Lakes Jam time! In Episode 006 of the DispatchCast, reporter Jennifer Stockinger shares some of her interviews with the...
June 23, 2017 - 1:18pm
June 17, 2017
Get your free trial of the Brainerd Dispatch digital edition today!
Want digital? Try it free! Stay up-to-date with local and national news with our e-edition newspaper. This digital edition is easy and...
June 17, 2017 - 10:00am
June 10, 2017
Reader Opinion: Published nastiness
Ever been reading a publication and come across something so nasty, vile, absurd or inappropriate, that it made you sit-up and ask yourself, "How in the world did that ever get printed?" Something similar to the Brainerd high school yearbook's comment about beheading President Trump?...
June 10, 2017 - 8:30am
June 2, 2017
E-edition upgrades create need for fresh login
Dispatch subscribers are finding a change when accessing the newspaper's online e-edition or electronic paper. In the digital world, change often...
June 2, 2017 - 8:00am
May 31, 2017
DispatchCast - Catch an Episode!
Like the Brainerd Lakes Area? Catch an Episode of DispatchCast!
May 31, 2017 - 2:50pm
Welcome to DispatchCast, sharing stories that will reel you in about life in the Brainerd lakes area. Hosted and produced by staff writer Chelsey Perkins, the podcast will include contributions from staff writers Spenser Bickett, Zach Kayser and Jennifer Stockinger. The first episode...
May 31, 2017 - 2:35pm
May 20, 2017
Brainerd Dispatch launches its own podcast
More than muskies live in the depths of the communities that make up the Brainerd lakes area. And appearances can be deceiving. Small cities—nestled...
May 20, 2017 - 11:00am
April 27, 2017
Neighbors section among changes in the Dispatch
Those expecting to see the Neighbors section in Wednesday's paper have noticed a change in recent weeks. Neighbors is no longer a dedicated section appearing in the paper. It's been part of the Dispatch for decades, but its purpose evolved over time.
April 27, 2017 - 3:50am