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Paul Gazelka: The local man for the statewide Republican moment
Mille Lacs Band to host rally at state Capitol
Moorhead lawyer fights two-decade war on circumcision
'It made me stronger': MN, WIS women recount a mix of military experiences
ASTRO BOB: Don your spacesuit, we're going for a ride
Lagarde joins Brainerd Dispatch
Tech Savvy: CUJO takes a bite out of malware
Nystrom & Associates, Ltd of Baxter Adds a Specialty Psychiatric Medication Management Provider
CliftonLarsonAllen Announces Career Achievements in Brainerd
Brainerd among Top 20 cities in Small Business Revolution-Main Street competition
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Girls Hockey: Warriors receives $5,000 grant
Outdoor Notes for Nov. 19
Volleyball: W-DC's Volkmann signs to play at Winona State
With online registration of deer, Wisconsin DNR biologist misses hunter interaction
College Football: Raiders place 7 on all-division team
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Our Opinion: A step in the right direction
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Commentary: Don't hold your breath for a 'reckoning' on Bill Clinton
I'm a feminist. I study rape culture. And I don't want Al Franken to resign.
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Record success at Camp Ripley archery hunt
DNR on the hunt for CWD evidence this weekend
Mille Lacs winter anglers allowed 1 walleye
Zebra mussels confirmed in Serpent Lake
Outdoor Notes for Oct. 29
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Getting a dog might just save your life
We want your recipes for the Goodest Goodie contest!
Missing: Four cats. Reward: $100,000
There's more to pumpkin than pie ... 3 recipes to try
Brother I didn't want becomes key to parenting success
Science and Tech
This Was Brainerd
'Picturing the Good Life in Wadena' photo contest announced
Why is Peter Dinklage still stuck playing characters defined by dwarfism?
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
MPR in Brainerd back on air after repairs
Lakes Jam announces lineup for 2018
Her Voice Magazine
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Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd
Doug & Eileen Spilman
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Eugene Robert Resch
Rachel Agnes Lund
Donald A. Shirley
Gerald R. Seaton
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Crow Wing Co. In-Custody
On the Fly: Twitter feed
August 15, 2017
Brainerd: City presents award to BHS grad
The city of Brainerd recently honored a Brainerd native for his efforts in bringing free, accessible classical music to the Brainerd lakes area....
August 15, 2017 - 10:00am
January 3, 2017
Brainerd City Council: Council picks new leader - New council members are sworn in
The first Brainerd City Council meeting of 2017 started with some important business. The council unanimously elected Dave Pritschet as council...
January 3, 2017 - 9:54pm
December 26, 2016
Lainee's home for Christmas
The song "I'll Be Home for Christmas" has new meaning for one Brainerd family. "Every holiday we spent in the hospital last year, we get to spend...
December 26, 2016 - 8:58pm
May 17, 2016
Brainerd City Council: Former council member to run for mayor
Kevin Goedker has filed to run for mayor of Brainerd in the general election in November. Goedker was one of six men to apply for the position...
May 17, 2016 - 11:10pm
Brainerd City Council: Menk files to fill his mayoral post
Brainerd Mayor Ed Menk will get the chance to run for his position in the November general election after being appointed by the city council...
May 17, 2016 - 11:05pm
December 31, 2015
No. 4: Brainerd mayor dies
The city of Brainerd lost a beloved public servant in 2015. Longtime Brainerd Mayor James Wallin passed away at home early on the morning of...
December 31, 2015 - 1:30pm
December 7, 2015
Brainerd City Council: New mayor sworn in
New Brainerd Mayor Ed Menk participated in his first city council meeting Monday night as the city's mayor following his swearing-in. Menk...
December 7, 2015 - 8:22pm
December 3, 2015
Our Opinion: Menk a good choice
We commend the Brainerd City Council for its appointment of Ed Menk as mayor. Menk, who fills the vacancy left by the Sept. 26 death of long-time mayor James Wallin, has an impressive resume, one which will serve him well in the mayor's post. He served on the Brainerd Planning and...
December 3, 2015 - 5:09pm
November 20, 2015
Meet the 6 who want to fill the Brainerd Mayoral position
Six men have applied to become the new mayor of Brainerd. Those who applied to fill the vacancy are Kevin Goedker, Chad McCoy, Ed Menk, Don...
November 20, 2015 - 11:36am
November 14, 2015
6 men apply to fill mayor vacancy in Brainerd
Six men have applied to become the new mayor of Brainerd. Those who applied to fill the vacancy are Kevin Goedker, Chad McCoy, Ed Menk, Don Samuelson, Kevin Stumpf and Kevin Stunek. Mayor James Wallin's sudden passing on Sept. 26 meant the city of Brainerd would have to adopt...
November 14, 2015 - 5:27pm
October 29, 2015
Humbled and honored: 9 named outstanding
Former Brainerd Mayor James Wallin was posthumously recognized as 2015 Brainerd Citizen of the Year Thursday night at the NP Event Space during...
October 29, 2015 - 11:35pm
October 19, 2015
Brainerd City Council: Calls made for mayoral applicants
The Brainerd City Council Monday night decided to call for applicants to fill the mayoral vacancy created by James Wallin's untimely passing on Sept. 26. Interested residents should submit their applications to city Administrator Jim Thoreen by Nov. 4. Applicants should include a...
October 19, 2015 - 10:31pm
October 5, 2015
Mayor declares Fire Prevention Week
This week is Fire Prevention Week in the city of Brainerd. The 2015 Fire Prevention Week theme encourages residents to have a working smoke alarm in every bedroom, outside every sleeping area and on every level of a home. To this end, the Brainerd Fire Department is hosting an open...
October 5, 2015 - 8:51pm
October 4, 2015
At James Wallin's funeral, Brainerd returns the love the mayor gave it
The community of Brainerd gathered Saturday to celebrate the life of its mayor, James Wallin. Wallin died of a heart attack early Sept. 26....
October 4, 2015 - 2:47pm
September 29, 2015
Family shares James Wallin's self-written bio
Before he passed away suddenly early Saturday morning, Brainerd Mayor James Wallin had been hard at work writing his autobiography. He was...
September 29, 2015 - 9:20am