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Boy Scouts honors Heintzeman
Safe serving alcohol class offered in Backus
Vietnam-era veterans recognition event set in Brainerd
Countywide property value assessment increases $390 million
Pequot Lakes: Internship program has shining example
Veteran receives penis, scrotum transplant in surgery doctors hail as a medical first
Judge says Line 3 should stick to its old route; recommendation allows tribes to stop pipeline
Why are tens of thousands of Americans still driving around with explosive devices in their cars?
Biz Buzz: A changing business landscape
Big farm insolvency plays out in state court
place a business brief
College Baseball: CLC loses Game 1, darkness suspends Game 2
Area Girls Golf: Huskies pace Quad County Conference meet
Women's golf: Israelson, Stone lead Augustana
Area Boys Tennis: Gobblers defeat GR Thunderhawks
College Softball: Raiders sweep Hibbing Cardinals
Athlete of the Week
Reader Opinion: Staying away
Opinion: Deficit addiction - a bipartisan norm
Opinion: Nikki Haley's SOS to the nation
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
Time to respond to reader feedback
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New estimate shows healthy Mille Lacs smallmouth bass population
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
Sturgeon solutions: Biologists seek reasons for lack of fish’s reproduction on St. Louis River
Sam Cook: Heading down a new trail with plenty of old friends
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
'Tase me, and you'll see what happens,' an American Airlines flier said. Police did - 10 times.
Am I Getting Enough Protein?
3 Things for Better Health - April 22
Sugar affects your liver as well as your waistline
North Dakota woman's puzzling digestive problem turned out to be bacterial overgrowth
Science and Tech
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
Special Events - April 19
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Wilma J. Long
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Herbert H. Stunek
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Wildfire burns quickly through pines near Nisswa
Crow Wing County Fair
February 16, 2018
Brainerd Lakes Curling Club reaps reward of public spotlight
Curling is king in Brainerd and on TV—at least for the moment—while the Brainerd Lakes Curling Club plays host to a national championship...
February 16, 2018 - 4:00am
September 10, 2017
Historical Society fair coloring contest winners announced
The Crow Wing County Historical Society would like to congratulate the 2017 coloring contest winners. The contest was at the Crow Wing County Fair in the "Old Schoolhouse." All winners receive a certificate. First-place winners received a $15 gift card, second-place winners received...
September 10, 2017 - 8:30am
August 15, 2017
8 Crow Wing County riders to compete at state 4-H show
Eight young riders and their mounts will represent Crow Wing County in competition at the 2017 Minnesota State 4-H Horse Show scheduled Sept....
August 15, 2017 - 1:00pm
August 12, 2017
Crow Wing County Fair announces winners
The 2017 Crow Wing County Fair winners include youth and adult entries from those taking home the sweepstakes awards to individual champions....
August 12, 2017 - 10:00am
August 10, 2017
Puttin' on The Mitts: Spices and herbs contest winner announced
With my Mitts partner out of the office this week, it's up to me to handle this week's column. I wish I had a recipe to share, but sadly I do...
August 10, 2017 - 11:00am
August 6, 2017
Talking Trump at the fair
The Crow Wing County fair's livestock barn provided a great place to find out just how voters feel about their president, in a county where about...
August 6, 2017 - 12:00pm
Area Dining: A food adventure at the fair
It's the splattering of hot oil being introduced to strange or familiar food items. Smoky aromas wafting across paved walkways. Smells and sounds...
August 6, 2017 - 11:00am
August 4, 2017
DispatchCast: A Food Tour of the Crow Wing County Fair
Crow Wing County Fair time—a time to admire best-in-show goats, view fantastic artistic creations, listen to music and watch trucks destroy...
August 4, 2017 - 3:43pm
Crow Wing County Fair: Showing off shearing speed
The Crow Wing County Fair was not a dry fair Thursday, with rain falling steadily throughout the morning and afternoon. The cool, wet weather...
August 4, 2017 - 10:57am
Our Opinion: Still time to see the Crow Wing County Fair
Thursday's cold temperatures and rain might have put a little damper on things, but there's still plenty of time to enjoy the Crow Wing County Fair this year. Specific upcoming events include Teen Day on Friday, along with the 4-H livestock awards program at 6 p.m. On Saturday it's...
August 4, 2017 - 10:54am
August 3, 2017
Polka folks: Birds of a feather dance together at the county fair
Jud and Cathy Murray embraced as they skillfully swirled among other dance pairs Wednesday at the Crow Wing County Fair. The Brainerd couple...
August 3, 2017 - 9:54pm
The fair in 4 minutes
Take a whirlwind tour of the 145th Crow Wing County Fair. Walking through every building and exhibit at the county fair is an annual tradition...
August 3, 2017 - 2:00pm
Wednesday at the Fair
Photos and video from Wednesday at the Crow Wing County Fair. (Brainerd Dispatch, Kelly Humphrey)—for more photos go to https://goo.gl/u5hSHV...
August 3, 2017 - 10:39am
The name of the Daggett Brook Township 4-H'er in the photograph on the front page of Wednesday's Dispatch was incorrect. The girl identified...
August 3, 2017 - 9:49am
August 2, 2017
Reader Opinion: Have a great fair
"From that time many of his disciples went back and walked with Him no more. Then Jesus said to the 12, 'Do you also want to go away?' But Simon Peter answered Him, 'Lord, to whom shall we go? You have words of eternal life.'" John 6:66-68
August 2, 2017 - 9:32am