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January 19, 2018
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Passing the hat for a good cause
January 19, 2018 - 6:50am
January 13, 2018
Otto Bremer Trust awards $30,000 grant to TheShop
January 13, 2018 - 12:30pm
January 12, 2018
Participants at a previous Back to Basics sustainable living event take part in hands-on activities. Submitted photo
Registration open for sustainable living event
January 12, 2018 - 10:00am
Nothing takes away the chill like a bowl of chili and the annual United Way Chili Cook-Off comes at a perfect time this year for just that.
Nearly 40 organizations 'going for the gold'
January 12, 2018 - 8:00am
January 10, 2018
Cousins, Brenda Diver (from left), Ashley Diver, and John Diver are members of the Fond Du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa are with Natives Against Heroin. The group holds these signs to inform occupants of known drug houses to offer support and to inform the residents that resources that are available to them. Clint Austin / Forum News Serice
Fond du Lac group continues to take action on drug use
January 10, 2018 - 7:14pm
Restorative justice project needs volunteers to help its mission
January 10, 2018 - 8:00am
Vietnam War-era artifacts needed for exhibit
January 10, 2018 - 6:30am
January 9, 2018
The Pine River Fire Department team takes on the Scamp Trailers team Sunday during the Dairyland Donkey Basketball Show at the Pine River-Backus high school gym. The event was a fundraiser for the Backus Cornfest. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery and Videoplay button
Dribbling with donkeys
January 9, 2018 - 8:00am
January 5, 2018
Retired DNR forester receives award
January 5, 2018 - 9:30am
Brainerd musician Mark Munson performs with his band Rockin' Hill at his "celebration of life" party, which brought together his friends and family in June 2016 in light of his terminal pancreatic cancer diagnosis. Munson died Thursday under hospice care at his home. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch file photoplay button
The day the music died: School of Rock founder succumbs to cancer
January 5, 2018 - 6:00am
January 3, 2018
Parents Jessica and Mark Peterson of Baxter hold twin sons Rhys (left) and Kai, born about 9:15 p.m. New Year's Day at Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd. Posing for this photo was the first moment Jessica held both her twins in her arms at the same time. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Videoplay button
2018 New Year's baby is actually New Year's babies
January 3, 2018 - 7:00am
December 26, 2017
The Abersoll family: Tate (left), Matthias, Trey, Savannah, Beth, Ashlee and Dylan. Submitted photo
Adopting the spirit of giving
December 26, 2017 - 5:00am
December 25, 2017
Ralph Henkensiefken of Brainerd receives a gift Tuesday from volunteers Becky Stock and Ted Anderson. Henkensiefken was nominated for Be a Santa to a Senior, a program encouraging community members to purchase gifts for deserving seniors during the holidays. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Videoplay button
Smiles from Santa: Seniors receive a Christmas surprise
December 25, 2017 - 7:00am
December 24, 2017
Workers for Morcon Construction, which contracts with the U.S. Postal Service, work to convert a former hunting shack into the new Embarrass (Minn.) Post Office. Janna Goerdt | Special to Forum News Service
Special delivery: Embarrass, Minn., to get town hub back with return of post office
December 24, 2017 - 6:00am
December 23, 2017
Every dollar adds up in the end to help people meet the needs of neighbors and it makes a great impact in the community, the Salvation Army reported.</p><p>With limited time left to ring, every hour volunteered, every dollar donated makes a difference, the Salvation Army reported. Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Fleet Farm Day of Caring helps Salvation Army get closer to Christmas goal
December 23, 2017 - 5:00am