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Brainerd History Week
July 5, 2017
Much Obliged: Brainerd History Week was a success
On behalf of the Brainerd History Week Committee, we would like to thank the following people for extending your helping hands towards the weeklong event that educated and informed the community about our rich history. Because of your support and assistance, you helped make Brainerd...
July 5, 2017 - 5:14pm
June 20, 2017
Treasures at Rosko Field
A marker with the history of Rosko Field is positioned with one of the original hangars in the background, which is now Shipman Auto Parts. The...
June 20, 2017 - 2:20pm
June 19, 2017
The history of a neighborhood
A presentation on southeast Brainerd Tuesday night at Harrison Elementary School outlined the neighborhood's past, as well as a vision for its...
June 19, 2017 - 9:58am
June 15, 2017
Winding the way through Brainerd's past
A unique tour Thursday night showed how the Mississippi River shaped Brainerd's past and how early settlers used the river for a variety of purposes....
June 15, 2017 - 11:06pm
History Week event features Brainerd WWII voices
The 194th Tank Battalion memorial group and the Minnesota Military Museum staged an open house Wednesday at the Brainerd National Guard Armory...
June 15, 2017 - 10:39am
June 14, 2017
Downtown Brainerd history dazzles on tour
Despite the threat of stormy weather, Brainerd History Week continued Tuesday with another walking history tour of downtown Brainerd. About 20-25...
June 14, 2017 - 5:30pm
June 13, 2017
History Week: River memories flow through Brainerd's past
The fourth annual iteration of Brainerd History Week kicked off Monday, opening with a few tours of local landmarks. There were tours of Brainerd...
June 13, 2017 - 8:57am
June 11, 2017
Brainerd History Week begins Monday
The fourth annual Brainerd History Week begins Monday. This iteration of the week will focus on southeast Brainerd and features events Monday...
June 11, 2017 - 11:00am
May 24, 2017
Brainerd History Week event to feature Mississippi River
Community members are invited to a paddle down the Mississippi River during a Brainerd History Week event and learn more above the river's history. Paddlers should meet at 5 p.m. June 15 at the Evergreen Cemetery landing. At 5:30 p.m., paddle leaders will be able to help those unfamiliar...
May 24, 2017 - 4:30am
May 20, 2017
Brainerd History Week: Blast from the past
The fourth annual Brainerd History Week, from June 12-17, will focus on southeast Brainerd. The week runs Monday through Saturday, which is a...
May 20, 2017 - 5:00am
April 5, 2017
Volunteers sought for history week
Brainerd History Week organizers are busy finalizing the details for the 2017 celebration, planned for June 12-17. Organizers are seeking more information on the history of southeast Brainerd from longtime residents of the area, or any other local history buffs. Email Mary Koep at...
April 5, 2017 - 6:05am
July 3, 2016
Reader Opinion: Brainerd History pics
Like an earlier reader, I was impressed with the Brainerd History story covered by the Brainerd Dispatch. The ghostly pictures of the blacksmith shop really struck me as, at one time, I used to wander through that shop to warm up in winter months and to feel the floor and whole building...
July 3, 2016 - 8:30pm
June 24, 2016
Passing down traditions: The Danish Sisterhood Amber Lodge 186
As part of Brainerd History Week The Danish Sisterhood Amber Lodge 186 displayed a number of historical and informational items in the Crow Wing...
June 24, 2016 - 5:25pm
June 21, 2016
Reader Opinion: Heartfelt thanks
A heartfelt "Thank You" to all who participated in Brainerd History Week 2016. It was a wonderful event with so many things to enjoy for people of all ages. People are hungry to learn more about their "roots" and our history is part of who we are. Words cannot express how grateful...
June 21, 2016 - 10:32pm
History Week: Stalking a stock through history
A presentation Friday morning in the basement of the Crow Wing County Historical Society shed some light on an artifact found in the area which...
June 21, 2016 - 11:33am