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Buck, Buck, Moose - a fresh look at cooking venison
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11th annual Lakes Bluegrass Festival is here
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68th Wedding Anniversary: Harold & Arla Johnson
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Brainerd Lakes Area
July 22, 2016
Planning begins on Minnesota's first off-road vehicle touring trail The Department of Natural Resources has entered into a partnership that will significantly expand adventure touring opportunities for four-wheel drive enthusiasts with more than 400 miles of trail from the shores...
July 22, 2016 - 9:33pm
June 21, 2016
2016 Lakes Area July 4th Celebrations!
Click to view 2016 Guide to Lakes Area July 4th Celebrations!
June 21, 2016 - 9:52am
July 4th Celebration - Stars and Stripes
2016 July 4th Celebrations - Stars and Stripes Where to go, what's going on and everything else to plan the best 4th of July in the Brainerd Lakes Area! Pequot Lakes, Nisswa, Crosslake, Mission township.
June 21, 2016 - 9:43am
May 13, 2016
Love of the Lakes
Love of the Lakes: For those who enjoy the waters of the lake country. In the 2016 Issue: • Lakes Area Calendar • Leech Lake Feature - Protect Leech Lake • Leech Lake - Map • Norway Lake Feature - A river runs through it • Norway Lake - Map • Gull Lake Feature...
May 13, 2016 - 12:50pm
April 24, 2016
Fire danger lessens with recent rains: More rain expected through rest of week
Quenching rains have apparently relieved extreme fire conditions that were a factor in a number of wildfires in the Brainerd lakes area last...
April 24, 2016 - 8:19pm
March 21, 2016
Reader Opinion: Protect the vulnerable
I read with interest a letter from Rep.Heintzeman concerning this session to address certain issues, MNsure, taxes and more tax relief. What I did not see was "jobs" that pay a living wage, or jobs so people can pay taxes. I also did not note any mention of serving our citizens and...
March 21, 2016 - 8:14pm
March 7, 2016
Townships citizens to vote in 'Township Tuesday' today
A number of townships have elections today for town supervisor and town clerk. Others are hosting annual township meetings today as well. Those with elections include: Bay Lake—Township supervisor, three-year term, and town clerk, two-year term, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., town hall,...
March 7, 2016 - 9:47pm
February 19, 2016
Commentary: Want change, millennials? Roll up your sleeves: Group dialogue identifies what works and what doesn't in the Brainerd lakes
What draws young people here, what could draw them away and what can be done to improve the area's appeal to millennials?
February 19, 2016 - 9:27pm
September 23, 2015
Lake Shore woman to see Pope Francis
WASHINGTON - U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan announced Tuesday that Anne Holub of Lake Shore will accompany him as Pope Francis leads the Mass of Canonization for Junipero Serra on Wednesday afternoon in Washington. The ceremony will take place at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate...
September 23, 2015 - 12:11am
September 17, 2015
2015 Lakes Area Progress Edition
Read the 2015 Brainerd Lakes Area Progress Edition - Click Here!
September 17, 2015 - 3:25pm
2015 Brainerd Lakes Area Progress Edition
Read the 2015 Brainerd Lakes Area Progress Edition here! Read the other four sections: Section 2: Pages 14-24 - http://issuu.com/brainerd_dispatch/docs/2015_progress-2 Section 3: Pages 25-40 - http://issuu.com/brainerd_dispatch/docs/2015_progress-3 Section 4: Pages...
September 17, 2015 - 3:08pm
September 11, 2015
2015 MMBA Fall Home Tour
View the homes and information on the MMBA Home Tour - Click Here!
September 11, 2015 - 11:17am
MMBA Fall Lakes Area Home Tour
Find and get info on the homes on the MMBA Home Tour! The Mid Minnesota Builders Association welcomes you to the 2015 MMBA Fall Lakes Area Home Tour (LAHT). We are excited to offer you a number of homes on display built & designed by the Brainerd Lakes areas building...
September 11, 2015 - 11:13am
August 19, 2015
MnDOT warns of high traffic on Highway 371 this weekend
BAXTER— Motorists should plan for heavy traffic on Brainerd lakes area highways - especially Highway 371 - Thursday through Sunday, the Minnesota Department of Transportation said in a news release. More than 100,000 visitors are expected to attend the 32nd annual Lucas Oil...
August 19, 2015 - 6:52pm
August 7, 2015
Area Golf: Pilot wins Senior Publinks
Claudia Pilot wasn't a fish out of water Tuesday. The Minnesota Golf Hall of Fame member admitted since moving to the Brainerd lakes area...
August 7, 2015 - 10:36pm