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March 21, 2017
David Bergeron (left) of Foster, Jacobs & Johnson Inc., and Kevin Donnay of Widseth Smith Nolting Monday updated the Brinerd School Board on what they have accomplished thus far on the district's comprehensive long-range facilities plan.
Jennifer Stockinger/Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd School Board: Progress made in district's facilities plan
March 21, 2017 - 5:30am
March 9, 2017
A pair of Minnesota Department of Transportation plow trucks keep the roadway clear of ice and snow Wednesday on Highway 371 near Hole-in-the-Day Bay in Nisswa. A portion of the highway was closed by MnDOT early Wednesday morning because of dangerous conditions near Gull Lake. Steve Kohls/Brainerd Dispatch
Weather: Whipping winter winds create whiteouts
March 9, 2017 - 8:37am
February 18, 2017
ISD 181 Viewpoint: Celebrate School Board Recognition Week with us
February 18, 2017 - 8:05pm
February 15, 2017
The resolution, approved Monday night, notes the district's financial condition prompts the school board to reduce expenditures, which may include canceling positions or reducing or canceling programs. BrainerdDispatch.com Illustration
School Board 181: District to consider staff, program cuts
February 15, 2017 - 10:19pm
February 13, 2017
Heidi Hahn (left) and Nancy Anderson address the Brainerd School Board Monday night about special education funding shortfalls. Hahn is the district's director of special education and Anderson is the principal at Lincoln Education Center. 
Spenser Bickett/Brainerd Dispatch
School Board: Picking a partner - District moves forward with facilities plan
February 13, 2017 - 10:38pm
February 12, 2017
The agenda for Monday night's meeting indicates the board will approve a resolution to execute a contract with Foster, Jacobs & Johnson Inc., for facilities program management services. The estimated costs of the services outlined in the FJJ proposal is $125,000. BrainerdDispatch.com Illustration
Brainerd School Board: Board to hire consulting firm
February 12, 2017 - 10:21pm
January 27, 2017
School Board: Changes coming to committee meetings
January 27, 2017 - 7:13pm
January 23, 2017
Julie Domino, director of early childhood special education, talks to the Brainerd School Board Monday about the need for an additional early childhood special education teacher to meet growing student needs. 
Spenser Bickett/Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd School Board: A better look at the budget
January 23, 2017 - 10:30pm
January 11, 2017
Members of the Brainerd School Board take the Minnesota School Board Association oath of office during a reorganizational meeting Monday night. 
Spenser Bickett/Brainerd Dispatch
School Board: Board elects new leadership
January 11, 2017 - 6:31pm
January 10, 2017
Molly Raske (left), Nisswa Elementary School principal, and Cori Reynolds, director of community education for Brainerd Public Schools, address the Brainerd School Board Monday night about space issues at Nisswa. 
Spenser Bickett/Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd School Board: Solutions presented for space issues at Nisswa Elementary
January 10, 2017 - 11:37am
Members of the Brainerd School Board take the Minnesota School Board Association oath of office during a reorganizational meeting Monday night. Spenser Bickett/Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd School Board: Board elects new leadership
January 10, 2017 - 11:00am
December 13, 2016
Forestview Middle School Student Council members Parker Freeman (left), Cadence Porisch and Lydia Olson talk Monday to the Brainerd School Board on what the council has been doing for the year.
Brainerd Dispatch/Jennifer Stockinger
Brainerd School Board: District ready to receive proposals for plan
December 13, 2016 - 9:21am
December 9, 2016
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'A World of Thanks this Holiday Season' from Brainerd Public Schools
December 9, 2016 - 9:25pm
November 29, 2016
At its Nov. 14 meeting, the Brainerd School Board approved the final version of the plan, which was developed over the previous two years. Now, the board needs to determine how to proceed with the plan.
Brainerd School Board: Next steps for long-range facilities plan discussed, tabled
November 29, 2016 - 11:08pm
November 14, 2016
Karla Sand, new communications manager for Brainerd Public Schools, introduces herself to the Brainerd School Board Monday night. 
Spenser Bickett/Brainerd Dispatch
School Board: final draft of facilities plan approved
November 14, 2016 - 8:26pm