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April 14, 2017
Brainerd Public Schools Superintendent Laine Larson (left) speaks to the monthly meeting of the League of Women Voters of the Brainerd lakes area Thursday at First Presbyterian Church in Brainerd.
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Learning more about Laine: Superintendent speaks to community group
April 14, 2017 - 5:40am
April 12, 2017
Dave Bergeron of Foster, Jacobs & Johnson talks to the Brainerd School Board Monday night about progress on the district's comprehensive long-range facilities plan.
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School Board: Board talks student transportation needs
April 12, 2017 - 5:40am
April 11, 2017
Tim Murtha, director of teaching and learning for Brainerd Public Schools, addresses the Brainerd School Board during a meeting Monday night. 
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School Board: Talking about 'the talk' - Board approves reproductive health program changes
April 11, 2017 - 9:35am
April 7, 2017
Brainerd High School science teacher Nicole Harmer (left) embraces student Jessica Frank after Harmer was recognized Thursday as 2017 Brainerd Teacher of the Year. Frank was one of two students who nominated Harmer for the award. Steve Kohls/Brainerd Dispatchplay button
Dedication sets BHS teacher apart
April 7, 2017 - 5:35am
April 4, 2017
Brainerd superintendent to speak at League of Women Voters
April 4, 2017 - 7:45am
March 28, 2017
Laine Larson
ISD 181 Viewpoint: Listening to the voices of our community
March 28, 2017 - 12:01pm
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.
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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. 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. 
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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. 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. 
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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. 
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School Board: Board elects new leadership
January 11, 2017 - 6:31pm