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Fourth of July
July 7, 2015
Fourth of July Fireworks
Photos from the July 4th celebration taken down by the dog park in Brainerd. Shaun Stanich
July 7, 2015 - 11:36pm
July 5, 2015
A 'perfect' Fourth of July
The Brainerd Fourth of July celebration - from the parade and fireworks to the music to being with friends and family - went off without a hitch...
July 5, 2015 - 10:26pm
July 3, 2015
A swath of Minnesota, including the Brainerd lakes area, has unhealthy air quality due to the thick haze of smoke coming from Canada. The...
News / Weather
July 3, 2015 - 10:15pm
July 2, 2015
What is the Fourth of July to you?
I have always remembered a particular Fourth of July celebration when I was a youngster growing up in Staples back in the '50s. That year the National Guard brought a tank to be in the annual parade. It was the biggest war machine I had ever seen, coming down old Highway 10 on rubber...
opinion / guest opinion
July 2, 2015 - 10:36pm
Essentia Health lists Fourth of July holiday hours
Essentia Health St. Joseph's-Baxter Clinic and UrgentCare located at 13060 Isle Drive, Baxter, will be open as follows: 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday UrgentCare treats patients on a walk-in basis, staffed with physicians, nurse practitioners...
July 2, 2015 - 10:34pm
Fourth of July - Here we come
Red, white and blue will soon fill Brainerd's streets as the Fourth of July celebration approaches. The Brainerd/Baxter Fourth of July Parade/celebration, called "Minnesota's Fourth of July Capital," by organizers will be Saturday, beginning at noon with the free corn on the cob...
July 2, 2015 - 11:14am
July 1, 2015
What's open/closed for Fourth of July
The Brainerd Dispatch business office will be closed Friday. However, the newspaper will be printed and delivered as usual. The Brainerd Post Office will not deliver mail Saturday. Grocery stores will be open regular business hours. Convenience stores will be open regular business...
July 1, 2015 - 6:07pm
June 29, 2015
Reader Opinion: Fireworks concerns
I last attended Brainerd's fireworks a few years back. Campers and cars were permitted parking along the road past the high rise, allowing people getting as close to the fireworks as possible. Besides being showered with chemicals that give fireworks their color - strontium, phosphorous,...
opinion / reader opinion
June 29, 2015 - 9:20pm
June 26, 2015
Fourth of July round up
The following is a list of events and activities celebrating the Fourth of July in the Brainerd lakes area. Brainerd/Baxter Wednesday • Wednesday Night Drags, Brainerd International Raceway. Thursday • 5 p.m., Right Friends Picnic, Confidence Learning Center, East Gull...
June 26, 2015 - 8:19pm
June 24, 2015
Puttin' on The Mitts: Food to spark some interest
With the Fourth of July right around the corner, summer is moving right along. In my opinion, nothing says summer, parades and the holiday like...
lifestyles / food
June 24, 2015 - 9:37pm
April 8, 2015
Brainerd City Council: Fireworks over Fourth of July festivities
Brainerd City Council members were split in their views on donating money for the annual Fourth of July fireworks display, leading to two tie-breaking...
April 8, 2015 - 2:25pm
Fourth of July parade results
Brainerd Community Action released the 2014 Fourth of July parade results. Best of Show was the Brainerd High School marching band; commercial winner was a tie with Brothers Motor Sports in Baxter and ATV Sleds in Brainerd; non-commercial winner was Shamineau Ministries in Motley;...
July 8, 2014 - 4:48pm
KLICK™ Brainerd/Baxter 4th of July Parade
Fourth of July parade in Brainerd/Baxter: KLICK Photo Gallery 138 Photos - KLICK Here!
July 8, 2014 - 4:43pm
KLICK™ Fourth of July Parade
Brainerd/Baxter Fourth of July Parade: KLICK™ Photo Gallery! 284 Photos -KLICK Here!
July 8, 2014 - 4:29pm
July 7, 2014
Party Popper postscript
Brainerd High School Spanish language students' Fourth of July effort to set a world record for the most party poppers popped petered out, but organizers are willing to give it another try this fall. Cathy Saxum, a mother of one of the students and an organizers of the fundraiser,...
July 7, 2014 - 3:33pm