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Lakes Area Music Festival British Isles
CLC Performing Arts Center receives grant
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ESPN removes Robert Lee from calling U-Va. game in Charlottesville because of his name
Girls Soccer: Warriors may have different look in 2017
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DNR's iconic state fair exhibit educates, entertains visitors
Outdoor Notes for Aug. 20
Fishing: Pro angler to fish on Gull Lake with Purple Heart Veterans
What's Up Outdoors: When the racers go fishing
Johnson hangs on for Champions Tour win on Gull Lake
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
This Was Brainerd - Aug. 23
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3 Things for Better Health
About those omega-3s: You need them, so eat more fish
What's Doing - Aug. 20
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This Was Brainerd
'Stranger Things' creators want to end series after four seasons
'Super Troopers 2' lands spring 2018 release date
College announces Cultural Arts Series 2017-18 season
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Performing Arts - Aug. 17
Her Voice Magazine
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Crow Wing County Fair
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
An-udder accomplishment for Caughey
Fourteen-year-old Jenna Caughey and her four-year-old Jersey cow Deena have done it again. Jenna, the daughter of Aric and Jennifer Caughey of...
August 2, 2017 - 8:19am
August 1, 2017
Lots of new fun at Crow Wing County Fair; no Fleet Farm shirts
The Crow Wing County Fair officially opens its gates at 10 a.m. today, Aug. 1, and people will see a few changes around the fairgrounds in Brainerd....
August 1, 2017 - 9:52am