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Keith Ellison's ex-girlfriend shares medical record alleging abuse
Fatal police shooting reopened in Ramsey County
Kavanaugh accuser won't testify Monday but open to doing so later next week
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Marijuana use is now as common among baby boomers as it is among teens, federal data show
Minnesota's unemployment rate drops to 19-year low
A ride into the past: Luxury train cars on display in St. Paul
Fraud-stricken Minnesota grain co-op looks for quick sale
Nearly half of cellphone calls will be scams by 2019, report says
Minnesota businesses confront opioid crisis
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American woman pedals 184 mph, smashing record held by men for more than 100 years
Expect big sturgeon on Big Stone Lake someday
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Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Patients: Medical marijuana effectively treats pain, post-traumatic stress
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Coming Friday: A walk to remember
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September 16, 2018
Biz Buzz: Survey offers people a say in Brainerd's future
Want to have input on what Brainerd will be like in the future? This weekend marks last opportunity to take part in an community survey on imagining...
September 16, 2018 - 7:00am
September 1, 2018
Biz Buzz: Food Dudes joins lakes area - Service delivers from variety of restaurants
Life is busy. And the number of online options in the lakes area presenting time-saving convenience is growing, and perhaps offering a way to...
September 1, 2018 - 5:00am
August 25, 2018
Biz Buzz: Construction crews continue on projects
Crews on Friday were working in the rain on the roof of the new Thrifty White Pharmacy by Hardee's in Brainerd and the new Northwoods Crossing development building is also moving quickly from skeletal structure to a complete exterior by Menards in Baxter.
August 25, 2018 - 10:30am
August 18, 2018
Biz Buzz: Last days to vote in Best of Brainerd contest
The deadline approaches to get the last votes in for the Best Of the Brainerd Lakes contest. Voting continues through Tuesday, Aug. 21, to support...
August 18, 2018 - 10:00am
August 11, 2018
Biz Buzz: Dispatch to host customer appreciation event
The Dispatch is hosting a customer appreciation picnic from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14 and inviting the public to meet the staff and...
August 11, 2018 - 7:00am
August 3, 2018
Biz Buzz: Credit union Westgate branch to close for remodeling
The Westgate Mall branch office for MidMinnesota Federal Credit Union on Fairview Road is closing for an extended period to allow construction...
August 3, 2018 - 10:16pm
Biz Buzz: Construction, more retail options growing in Baxter
BAXTER—Trees have been removed, earth moving is in full flight and the metal skeleton for a structure is already taking shape along Dellwood...
August 3, 2018 - 4:34pm
July 14, 2018
Biz Buzz: Vanek assumes new role at Bang Printing
Todd Vanek was named president of Bang Printing, Brainerd, and Sentinel Printing, St. Cloud, by CJK Group, a national portfolio of print and...
July 14, 2018 - 11:00am
April 23, 2018
Biz Buzz: A changing business landscape
Change continues to be a constant. Just this week, the lakes area learned it is losing its second major department store with Herberger's leaving...
April 23, 2018 - 10:57am
February 10, 2018
Biz Buzz: Thrifty White looks at pharmacy move to north Brainerd
Thrifty White Drug is looking at moving its pharmacy from downtown Brainerd to a newly constructed facility at Kingwood and North Second streets....
February 10, 2018 - 4:00am
January 27, 2018
Biz Buzz: Work reveals downtown Brainerd legacy
As metal coverings come down, the full character of the former Iron Rail saloon, a large corner brick building in downtown Brainerd, is revealed....
January 27, 2018 - 6:00am
January 14, 2018
Biz Buzz: A look back at the year that was, and forward to 2018
Before 2017 settles entirely into the past, it's worth a look at the major changes with more construction and development than in the host of...
January 14, 2018 - 4:00am
December 17, 2017
Biz Buzz: Brainerd makes the top 10 - City on short list for Small Business Revolution
Brainerd made it to the Top 10 list with a six-figure prize for the Small Business Revolution. The campaign with Deluxe took in thousands of...
December 17, 2017 - 4:00am
November 25, 2017
Biz Buzz: Shoppers, mild temps combine for Black Friday
Black Friday shoppers were out in force Thursday night and Friday morning in the lakes area. Before 10 p.m., groups of shoppers were heading...
November 25, 2017 - 5:00am
October 14, 2017
Biz Buzz: Candy store opens, Chipotle plans continue
A candy store opened in the Westgate Mall just in time for that time of year when candy rules. Sweet Beans Candy and Gifts was created by Cathy...
October 14, 2017 - 9:00am