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May 31, 2018
Business Services Director Marci Lord reported to the board Wednesday the Brainerd School District was looking at a roughly $622,000 deficit in the 2018-19 school year -- though, if prior budgets are any indication, this deficit will be addressed in coming months. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Brainerd School Board: Budget deficit likely temporary, officials say
May 31, 2018 - 11:00am
May 23, 2018
Race for the Cure set June 30
May 23, 2018 - 11:30am
May 12, 2018
District 181 Viewpoint: Celebrating excellence in the 4 A's
May 12, 2018 - 7:30am
May 8, 2018
Jon and Kim Stolski of Baxter, parents of a Brainerd High School senior, look at artwork Monday during the BHS Fine Arts and Activities banquet.
Jennifer Kraus / Brainerd Dispatch
Fine arts banquet honors students and their art
May 8, 2018 - 6:00am
April 21, 2018
ISD 181 Viewpoint: Thank you from Brainerd Public Schools
April 21, 2018 - 7:30am
April 19, 2018
Brainerd Superintendent Laine Larson addresses the Brainerd School Board and the audience Monday on what the district's next step is now that the bond referendum passed last week.
Jennifer Stockinger /Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd School Board: What's next now that bond referendum passed?
April 19, 2018 - 10:11am
April 12, 2018
Standing in front of tabulations for Tuesday's bond referendum election, Brainerd School District officials (from left), Business Services Director Steve Lund, board member Sue Kern, board member Tom Haglin, Superintendent Laine Larson, Assistant Superintendent Aaron Sinclair, Director of Community Education Cori Reynolds, board member Bob Nystrom, board chairperson Ruth Nelson and board member Reed Campbell. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Referendum victorious, district begins next steps
April 12, 2018 - 9:00am
April 11, 2018
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Yes, yes, yes: Brainerd School District voters give referendum full approval
April 11, 2018 - 12:31am
April 2, 2018
Reader Opinion: Money well spent
April 2, 2018 - 8:30am
March 10, 2018
District 181 Viewpoint: Supporting our students
March 10, 2018 - 8:30am
March 4, 2018
Brainerd School District Superintendent Laine Larson shares details of the district's planned referendum with residents Thursday, Feb. 22, at Nisswa Elementary School. The referendum will go to a vote Tuesday, April 10. Theresa Bourke / Echo Journal
Nisswa residents learn tax impact of Brainerd School District referendum
March 4, 2018 - 5:00am
March 3, 2018
Brainerd School District officials have stated the Lincoln building would require $8.8 million for much-needed maintenance -- to say nothing of updating the facilities or bringing it up to code. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
School district, community activists disagree on future for Lincoln building
March 3, 2018 - 8:00am
February 18, 2018
People participate in an ALICE training -- training, or alert, lockdown, inform, counter and evacuate -- in August of 2016 in Pequot Lakes High School. Dispatch file photo
After Parkland: Area educators delve into school security measures
February 18, 2018 - 6:00am
January 30, 2018
Principal Andrea Rusk (left, standing) listens to a district resident's question regarding the April 10 referendum vote. Monday's session provided an opportunity for district officials to outline the referendum and to hear any questions, comments or concerns. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd School District: Officials outline referendum plans in public meetings
January 30, 2018 - 8:00am
January 10, 2018
Members of the school board review items during Monday's special meeting. The meeting served primarily as the election of board officers for 2018, as well as addressing a number of formalities for the new year. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd School Board: Members question use of committees
January 10, 2018 - 5:00am