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Brainerd City Council

July 19, 2018
Teacup pig. By User:Ashley13579 [CC BY-SA 3.0  (], from Wikimedia Commons.
Brainerd City Council: Members contemplate allowing mini pigs in city
July 19, 2018 - 10:00am
July 18, 2018
A ground-level shot of the Brainerd historic water tower. Gaps in the eroded stucco exterior of the structure can been seen at the top-center portion of the bowl. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Pressing fixes, big changes await water tower
July 18, 2018 - 10:00am
July 14, 2018
Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Falling stucco prompts meetings for historic water tower's future
July 14, 2018 - 1:00pm
July 7, 2018
The Brainerd City Council mulls allowing crematoriums and mortuaries in commercial districts and conditional use permits. These facilities pose a chance for -- if small -- nuisances to neighboring properties. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Possible amendment for crematoriums on docket
July 7, 2018 - 10:00am
July 3, 2018
The large brick building dominating a block on Laurel Street was known as the Koop Block and part of downtown Brainerd since 1923. The Koop Building was included as a part of the $638,000 2018 Small Cities Development Program grant. Renee Richardson / Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Brainerd City Council: City receives rehab grant for Koop Building, northeast properties
July 3, 2018 - 12:00pm
July 1, 2018
Local operation receives contract for Brainerd/Crow Wing mass transit
July 1, 2018 - 11:30am
June 26, 2018
City Administrator Cassandra Torstenson (left), Council President Dave Pritschet, Mayor Ed Menk and council member Kelly Bevans -- along with the rest of the council -- spent later Monday afternoon and evening, June 25, hashing out possible visions for the city to follow. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Brain(erd)storming: Members convene retreat to discuss facilities solutions
June 26, 2018 - 12:51am
June 22, 2018
A photo illustrating the approximate average size of a small pig -- or, as City Planner Mark Ostgarden noted, mislabeled a "mini pig." Photo documentation / City of Brainerd
Brainerd City Council: Members mull allowing mini pigs in city limits
June 22, 2018 - 6:34pm
June 18, 2018
Mike Angland, a vice president of Widseth Smith Nolting, gave the Brainerd City Council its first cursory look at the results of the comprehensive facilities study. The council is expected to explore the issue in depth at its retreat Monday, June 25. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Infrastructure, facilities needs come to fore
June 18, 2018 - 11:12pm
June 14, 2018
An aerial shot of downtown Brainerd with the borders of the liquor zone markered in. The Brainerd City Council is moving to remove the liquor zone to better accomodate a citywide cap. Aerial photograph / City of Brainerd
Brainerd City Council: Members revamp liquor license ordinances
June 14, 2018 - 10:00am
June 8, 2018
The Brainerd City Council voted to install a chalk repository at the bridge spanning the Mississippi River by Kiwanis Park -- a spot that sees a lot of graffiti vandalism. Satellite 3D image / Google Earth
Brainerd City Council: City to install chalk box to fend off Kiwanis Park vandals
June 8, 2018 - 11:00am
June 7, 2018
Christopher Mathison, 32, of northwest Brainerd is running for the alderman at-large seat. Voters will choose between him and incumbent Sue Hilgart during the general election Nov. 6. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd council candidate runs on fresh ideas, youth
June 7, 2018 - 1:00pm
June 6, 2018
Apple trees in bloom at Brainerd City Hall. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Hilgart, Mathison vie for at-large seat in otherwise dormant city elections
June 6, 2018 - 11:00am
June 5, 2018
After a 30-day moratorium on new on-sale liquor licenses, the Brainerd city Council is returning to the drawing board with a formal workshop on the matter Monday, June 11. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Liquor licenses to be subject of council workshop
June 5, 2018 - 12:00pm
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Crow Wing County Board: Incumbent drops out, 2 candidates file for open seat
June 5, 2018 - 8:00am