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June 16, 2017
A file photo of a page in the 2016-17 Brainerd High School yearbook which has generated controversy.
School Board: Yearbook investigation is complete
June 16, 2017 - 11:00pm
June 13, 2017
Brian Stubbs, Brainerd High School choir director, addresses the Brainerd School Board Monday night. 
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Brainerd School Board: Board moves to keep committee meetings open
June 13, 2017 - 8:54am
June 3, 2017
Brainerd High School seniors make their way down to the field at the start of the graduation ceremony Friday at Don Adamson Field.
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Class of 2017: BHS dishes out diplomas
June 3, 2017 - 6:00am
May 27, 2017
Laine Larson
ISD 181 Viewpoint: Listening to the voices of our community
May 27, 2017 - 8:30am
The Brainerd High School yearbook page that has generated so much controversy. (Forum News Service)
BHS yearbook adviser on paid leave
May 27, 2017 - 4:00am
May 24, 2017
Steve Lund, director of business services for Brainerd Public Schools, addresses community members Tuesday night during a listening session at Brainerd High School. 
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Listening Session: High hopes for high school
May 24, 2017 - 6:00am
May 21, 2017
Student in BHS yearbook: 'It is not what I said'
May 21, 2017 - 10:37pm
May 19, 2017
Stephanie Tougas expresses her dissatisfaction with a published Brainerd yearbook statement by a student at a rally Friday on the sidewalk near Mickey’s Pizza and Subs. The statement spurred a reaction from students, administration and the general public. Steve Kohls/ Brainerd Dispatch Video and Galleryplay button
UPDATE: Protest erupts over Brainerd yearbook comment
May 19, 2017 - 6:55pm
Steve Lundberg, Baxter Elementary School principal, welcomes community members to a listening session at the school Thursday night. 
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Community chats about Baxter school
May 19, 2017 - 6:00am
May 15, 2017
The sign welcoming people to the Washington Educational Services Building, where the Brainerd School Board meets. 
Jennifer Stockinger/Brainerd Dispatch
School Board: Budget projections show deficit spending
May 15, 2017 - 11:39am
Brainerd High School student council members Laura Wadsten (left) and Anna Dillon address the Brainerd School Board Monday night. 
Spenser Bickett/Brainerd Dispatch
School Board: Committee meetings could be closed to public
May 15, 2017 - 11:24am
May 14, 2017
Laine Larson
ISD 181 Viewpoint: 'Oh, the Places You Will Go'
May 14, 2017 - 2:24pm
May 12, 2017
Brainerd Public Schools Superintendent Laine Larson addresses community members during a listening session Thursday night at Lowell Elementary School. 
Spenser Bickett/Brainerd Dispatch
Learning more about Lowell
May 12, 2017 - 10:00am
May 6, 2017
Brainerd Public Schools Superintendent Laine Larson (left) places notes on a board during a listening session Tuesday at Harrison Elementary School. Also pictured is facilitator Eric Kaiser from Foster, Jacobs and Johnson. Steve Kohls/Brainerd Dispatch Videoplay button
School officials present process background, history
May 6, 2017 - 6:00am
May 2, 2017
Brainerd Schools quizzes public on new development plans
May 2, 2017 - 7:15am