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Fourth of July

June 20, 2017
Woman With Flat Tyre On Car Phoning For Assistance
Avoid unexpected delays: 5 tools for unplanned road trip pitstops
June 20, 2017 - 8:05am
July 19, 2016
Lyla Jendro on the Fourth of July at White Sand Lake. Do you have a treasured photo? Send us your favorite family photographs, including a brief description of the photo and when it was taken, for possible publication in the Neighbors section. Submit your recent photos to or drop them off at the Dispatch.
All in the Family: Fourth of July fan
July 19, 2016 - 11:22pm
July 7, 2016
Reader Opinion: Freedom days, darker nights
July 7, 2016 - 9:21pm
July 4, 2016
The Rafferty’s Pizza float entry makes its way along the parade route Sunday during the Nisswa Freedom Day Celebration and Parade. (Kelly Humphrey, Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery and Video)play button
Nisswa Freedom Day Parade
July 4, 2016 - 9:22pm
Crow Wing County Mounted Sheriffs Patrol horses and riders walk through in the Brainerd Fourth of July Parade Monday. (Brainerd Dispatch/ Steve Kohls) Gallery
A Brainerd Fourth of July
July 4, 2016 - 9:01pm
People watch the Pequot Lakes fireworks from the bleachers Sunday at the Pequot Lakes High School. (Kelly Humphrey, Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery)
Pequot Lakes Fireworks
July 4, 2016 - 9:00pm
People watch the Crosslake Fireworks Saturday at the US Army Corps of Engineers campground. (Kelly Humphrey, Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery)
Crosslake Fireworks
July 4, 2016 - 8:23pm
July 3, 2016
Guest Opinion: What does the Fourth of July really mean to us today?
July 3, 2016 - 9:46pm
Reader Opinion: Recalling the Bicentenniel
July 3, 2016 - 8:30pm
What's open/closed for the Fourth of July
July 3, 2016 - 7:05pm
Fourth of July roundup
July 3, 2016 - 7:05pm
July 2, 2016
A safety feature on motor boats that most users might not even be aware of could have prevented injuries in an incident on Rice Lake in April that seriously hurt a woman. She and another person fell out of a boat, but the engine stayed on and sent the boat into a "circle of death," striking her in the button
Saved by a kill switch
July 2, 2016 - 7:08pm
July 1, 2016
Fireworks from last year’s fireworks display at Don Adamson field in Brainerd cap off the Fourth of July celebrations. (Kelly Humphrey, Brainerd Dispatch)
Lakes Area Fourth of July round-up
July 1, 2016 - 9:21pm
Walleyedan: Treasures from the depths
July 1, 2016 - 8:54pm
Road closures scheduled for parade
July 1, 2016 - 7:19pm