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CLC hosts joint community pow wow
Pequot Lakes School: Board approves high school staffing modification
Report: Health inequities cost Minnesota
Biz Buzz: A changing business landscape
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
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Area Track and Field: Pierz racks up multiple wins
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Boxing: Golden Lakes Boxing Club members to box at Proctor
Boys Tennis: Warriors bounce Moorhead
Area Baseball: Flyers fall to Sartell in opener
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Never Too Early for Disc Golf
MnDNR Conservation Officer weekly report - April 17, 2018
Late Season Ski
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
The seed varieties you should plant this spring
New living arrangements could keep family close
Reader shares handy amaryllis tips
Fire at Nisswa church starts in kitchen
New hardy rose variety was 16 years in the making
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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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John and Clare Staulcup
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
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Wilma J. Long
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Richard (Bud) Pickar
Randolph Hood, Jr.
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Crow Wing Co. In-Custody
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April 13, 2018
Nominations open for Best of Brainerd awards
Do you have a local favorite restaurant, drink, spa, celebrity, newspaper, car dealership, hair salon, contractor, etc.? If so, please help the...
April 13, 2018 - 12:00pm
April 9, 2018
2018 Digital Product Portfolio
--- --- --- --- --- Reach your target market: Targeted display advertising has value at every step of the purchase process. From surfing the web showing no purchase intentions... to visiting a business’s website and then leaving without taking action... Display can impact...
April 9, 2018 - 12:57pm
Digital Product Portfolio
April 9, 2018 - 12:55pm
April 5, 2018
Our Opinion: Opening our eyes to mental health issues
We hope the Brainerd Dispatch's four-day series on suicide awareness and prevention, which concluded Wednesday, was as eye-opening for our readers as it was for us. Mental illness is pervasive within our communities, and in some cases can end in tragedy. Mental illness can affect...
April 5, 2018 - 11:30am
Dispatch sports editor to be inducted into Minnesota Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame
Brainerd Dispatch Sports Editor Mike Bialka will be among the six 2018 inductees into the Minnesota Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame....
April 5, 2018 - 8:00am
April 4, 2018
Coping with mental illness: Close to suicide, Brainerd woman finds support in family, crisis line
Jennifer was a fistful of pills away from potential death, and if it wasn't for her husband intervening at the right time, she could have been...
April 4, 2018 - 8:00am
April 3, 2018
We're looking for the Best of the Best!
Do you have a local favorite restaurant, drink, spa, celebrity, newspaper, car dealership, hair salon, contractor, etc.? The list goes on and...
April 3, 2018 - 12:00pm
March 31, 2018
Reader Opinion: East of Pillager?
Approximately 50 years ago, when I was but a lad, I listened in on a conversation between my father, Pete Gaalswyk, who at the time was the chairman of the Pillager School Board, and Fillmore Pfeifle, who was then Pillager School Superintendent. While discussing something or other...
March 31, 2018 - 8:30am
Talking about tragedy: Finding a way forward with suicide awareness
It's a topic no one wants to talk about until they are forced to. Perhaps now is the time to change that. Suicide, and mental illness at large,...
March 31, 2018 - 4:00am
March 13, 2018
Rosenmeier forum: 'Koep and Samuelson: Parallel Political Lives'
Two of Crow Wing County's most durable and successful politicians—Mary Koep and Don Samuelson—will discuss their political careers and philosophies...
March 13, 2018 - 11:00am
March 7, 2018
Reminder to subscribers: Clear snow from around newspaper tubes
With the recent storm, Monday's and Tuesday's editions of the Brainerd Dispatch may have been late due to road conditions. The Brainerd Dispatch...
March 7, 2018 - 9:00am
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
March 4, 2018
Uncharted: A long time coming: The power of massage
BREEZY POINT—The career path I've chosen is notorious for leading to burnout. Working as a journalist can undeniably be high stress—the...
March 4, 2018 - 10:00am
February 20, 2018
DispatchCast: Ethics, Journalism and Public Trust
What makes a journalist ethical? How can journalists develop and maintain public trust? In today's political climate, these questions might be...
February 20, 2018 - 9:00am
Reader Opinion: Deplorable
I attended the last school board meeting and heard a community member discuss his concerns. The concerns raised identified how the Dispatch has not accurately reported the true cost to the taxpayers regarding the referendum that will be voted on in April. Along with the misleading...
February 20, 2018 - 7:30am