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Brainerd School District
November 18, 2017
Our Opinion: A step in the right direction
As the Brainerd School District begins finalization of a facilities improvement plan to present to voters in a referendum this coming spring, it's encouraging to see that district officials are listening to the neighborhoods they serve. On Monday the Brainerd School Board voted 5-1...
November 18, 2017 - 9:30am
November 13, 2017
2 sites chosen for proposed Baxter Elementary School
And then there were two.
November 13, 2017 - 10:41pm
Brainerd schools may see new Baxter elementary, but not Harrison
There may be a new Baxter Elementary School in the near future in the Brainerd School District—but there most likely won't be a new Harrison...
November 13, 2017 - 10:06pm
November 5, 2017
Morrison County Board of Commissioners Meets 9 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7 Morrison County Board Room, Government Center, Little Falls 1. Call to order by chairman. 2. Pledge of Allegiance. 3. Approval Of County Board Minutes 4. Administration - Additions/deletions To The Agenda 5. Social...
November 5, 2017 - 4:30am
October 19, 2017
Brainerd school officials talk plan with city planning commission
Brainerd Public Schools presented its proposed long-range plan for its facilities, which includes two new elementary schools, Wednesday with...
October 19, 2017 - 7:00am
October 1, 2017
'It's heartbreaking, and I'm so far away': Puerto Rican teacher in Brainerd forced to watch her island suffer
Mari Hernandez can only watch and wait, scouring Facebook for scraps of news about her original home of Puerto Rico. "It's heartbreaking, and...
October 1, 2017 - 4:00am
September 22, 2017
Brainerd School Board: District releases more details on building proposals
Two new elementary schools could be built in the Brainerd School District and the public could see major renovations done to all the school buildings....
September 22, 2017 - 5:00am
September 21, 2017
Brainerd School Board: Board sets preliminary levy at maximum amount
The Brainerd School Board Wednesday set the district's 2018 preliminary levy at the maximum amount allowed by state statute. The preliminary...
September 21, 2017 - 4:00am
June 23, 2017
Brainerd school board to meet Monday
The Brainerd Board of Education will host a special meeting 4-6 p.m. Monday at the Washington Educational Services Building, 804 Oak St., Brainerd.
June 23, 2017 - 2:30pm
June 7, 2017
New home for New Pathways
A nonprofit organization serving homeless families is no longer in danger of becoming homeless itself. New Pathways moved into a space within...
June 7, 2017 - 5:00am
May 30, 2017
Reader Opinion: Who looks ahead?
Do we need all these school buildings 20 years from now? You can get a college degree online, home school diplomas and who knows in 10, 20 or 30 years. I'm disappointed at the lack of creative thinking by the school board and school staff. All they know is more and bigger buildings....
May 30, 2017 - 6:30am
May 27, 2017
ISD 181 Viewpoint: Listening to the voices of our community
Listening to our community is one of my favorite parts of being your superintendent. Your voice is important as we move forward with the task...
May 27, 2017 - 8:30am
May 14, 2017
ISD 181 Viewpoint: 'Oh, the Places You Will Go'
It's that time of year again, "Graduation!" From preschool, through our elementary schools, to Forestview Middle School, Brainerd High School...
May 14, 2017 - 2:24pm
May 10, 2017
Reader Opinion: Snow job
District 181 has spent almost $300,000 on consultants to come up with the "grand plan" which will mean the largest bond referendum in school history! The dog and pony show they do is not to inform (they say they don't have a plan) but a snow job. We are still paying on the last two...
May 10, 2017 - 6:45am
May 6, 2017
Reader Opinion: Take it slow
As a former resident and graduate within District 181, I applaud the school board on their recent decision not to be rushed to approve the real estate consultant's contract. Being a resident in the Twin Cities there are too many recent examples of questionable contracts paid to outside...
May 6, 2017 - 5:30am