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Brainerd International Raceway
December 4, 2017
Hockey: Essentia Health Sports Center adds shooting/stickhandling area
The Copham family, owners of Brainerd International Raceway, made a donation to Brainerd Amateur Hockey Association to turn an empty unused space...
December 4, 2017 - 3:19pm
November 28, 2017
Firefighters respond to calls
The Brainerd Fire Department responded to four calls between Thursday and Saturday. The calls started with a vehicle fire at 9:47 p.m. Thursday on the 11000 block of Leisure Lane. Firefighters were canceled en route. Firefighters had two fire alarms at Brainerd International Raceway,...
November 28, 2017 - 4:30am
November 15, 2017
Lakes Jam announces lineup for 2018
George Thorogood and the Destroyers, Brantley Gilbert and Locash are the three big headliners Lakes Jam 2018. Lakes Jam organizers Wednesday...
November 15, 2017 - 1:21pm
September 7, 2017
Progress: Anderson Brothers - Building on history
For 77 years, Anderson Brothers Construction has been leaving its mark on the Brainerd lakes area, mainly through road paving and asphalt projects. Brothers John and Arthur Anderson started Anderson Brothers Contractors in 1940 on property along Highway 210 east of Brainerd. New buildings...
September 7, 2017 - 10:30am
August 31, 2017
Racing: Labor Day reserved for Muscle Cars at BIR
For those who love muscle cars, Brainerd International Raceway is the place to be Labor Day weekend. More than 400 muscle cars are expected...
August 31, 2017 - 9:00am
August 22, 2017
Man crashes golf cart into pickup at BIR
A 54-year-old man was injured Sunday morning after crashing a golf cart into a pickup truck at Brainerd International Raceway. The Crow Wing...
August 22, 2017 - 5:00am
August 21, 2017
Deputies investigate death at BIR
Authorities were called to a campsite inside Brainerd International Raceway early Saturday morning after a man was found dead. Deputies were dispatched about 2:30 a.m. Saturday to BIR to investigate the death, the Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office reported. Upon arrival, deputies...
August 21, 2017 - 7:41pm
KLICK!: Saturday at the Races
People enjoy the races Saturday at the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway. (Kelly Humphrey, Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery)—for...
August 21, 2017 - 8:00am
Drag Racing: Pritchett and Dejoria make history at BIR
Top Fuel driver Leah Pritchett and Funny Car driver Alexis Dejoria made history Sunday at Brainerd International Race in the finals of the Lucas...
August 21, 2017 - 4:00am
August 20, 2017
What's Up Outdoors: When the racers go fishing
It's that time of year again when Brainerd gets a little crazy. Yep, it's the Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway, and even if you aren't...
August 20, 2017 - 6:00am
August 19, 2017
Tractor crash at BIR injures man
A lawn tractor crash at Brainerd International Raceway Thursday night resulted in minor injuries for a 35-year-old Elk River man. The Crow Wing...
August 19, 2017 - 9:00am
Drag Racing: Record-setting day at BIR
Top Fuel A little over a year after making her debut in the Papa John's Top Fuel dragster, Leah Pritchett made a record-breaking run to end the...
August 19, 2017 - 6:00am
August 18, 2017
NHRA: Minnesota's own ready to roll at BIR
Between them they have 136 career victories. Greg Anderson and Jason Line are multiple-time Pro Stock champions with Line the current defending...
August 18, 2017 - 6:00am
Available now: Start your engines, Brainerd
Dispatchcast episode 14 Available now In the latest episode of the DispatchCast, Dispatch publisher Pete Mohs and staff photographer Steve Kohls...
August 18, 2017 - 5:30am
August 17, 2017
DispatchCast: NHRA at BIR - Past and Present
Every August, Brainerd bursts into the national spotlight as some of the top drag racers in the United States descend on Brainerd International...
August 17, 2017 - 5:00pm