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MnDNR Conservation Officer Weekly Report - April 24, 2018
Late ice-out: DNR crews face a challenge to get ramps and docks ready by fishing opener
New estimate shows healthy Mille Lacs smallmouth bass population
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
STDs rising in Minnesota
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'Tase me, and you'll see what happens,' an American Airlines flier said. Police did - 10 times.
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April 4, 2018
Brainerd City Council: Green light for 2-phase St. Francis expansion
The Brainerd City Council approved a two-phase conditional use permit for St. Francis Catholic Church, to expand the church building and create...
April 4, 2018 - 9:00am
March 20, 2018
Brainerd City Council: City to pursue public transit app
The city of Brainerd is making a push to bring its public transit system into the 21st century after the Brainerd City Council voted unanimously...
March 20, 2018 - 10:00am
March 1, 2018
Rosenmeier Forum: Panelists tackle issues of lakes area unemployment
The issue of unemployment took center stage at Central Lakes College for the Gordon Rosenmeier Forum Wednesday evening—though, panelists...
March 1, 2018 - 6:00am
January 30, 2018
Rosenmeier Center to host forum on unemployment
The Gordon Rosenmeier Center for State and Local Government will present the forum, "Who Is Unemployed And Why?" from 7-9 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Chalberg Theatre at Central Lakes College. Panelists will be Sue Hilgart, program manager, Rural Minnesota Concentrated Employment Program;...
January 30, 2018 - 11:30am
January 21, 2018
Brainerd City Council: City contends with multiuse trail problem
Brainerd's multiuse trails and their maintenance—which has been an ongoing issue for the city—emerged again as a point of discussion...
January 21, 2018 - 5:14pm
January 18, 2018
Brainerd City Council: Amends school off-street parking ordinance
The Brainerd City Council approved a motion to amend its school off-street parking ordinance. The ordinance in question required institutions...
January 18, 2018 - 4:00am
January 3, 2018
Brainerd City Council: City to apply for Three Bridges Trail state funding
The Brainerd City Council voted to authorize the necessary steps to apply for a grant for its Three Bridges Trail project, though not without...
January 3, 2018 - 1:00pm
November 21, 2017
Brainerd City Council: City hires ND state official for administrator
Brainerd's next city administrator will be a woman who most recently worked as the senior scientific policy adviser for North Dakota Gov. Doug...
November 21, 2017 - 12:00pm
Brainerd City Council: Council selects 5 finalists for city administrator
The Brainerd City Council will invite five candidates to interview for a chance to become the city's next administrator. Council members met in special session Tuesday, together narrowing the field of applicants by half as each listed the three candidates topping their lists. Three...
October 21, 2017 - 12:33am
October 18, 2017
Brainerd City Council: Council OKs facility study
It was unorthodox, but the Brainerd City Council Monday night accepted a proposal for a comprehensive facilities study for all city facilities....
October 18, 2017 - 10:00am
Brainerd City Council: Council says no to local grant match
The city of Brainerd will not provide a local match for a grant application for the proposed Three Bridges Trail along the Mississippi River....
October 18, 2017 - 8:00am
October 14, 2017
Airport utility project nears completion - City, contractor dispute responsibility for fixes
Despite nearing final completion, a dispute still hangs over the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport utility extension project. The project brought...
October 14, 2017 - 4:00am
October 4, 2017
Brainerd City Council: Council considers joining unified fund
The Brainerd City Council Monday night took a step toward joining the Brainerd Lakes Area Economic Development Corporation unified fund. About a dozen local municipalities have pools of money in local revolving loan funds. These funds can be a helpful aid for businesses looking for...
October 4, 2017 - 4:30am
October 3, 2017
Getting ready for kickoff: Council approves earlier liquor sales
Licensed liquor establishments in the city of Brainerd will now be able to sell alcohol two hours earlier on Sundays. The Brainerd City Council...
October 3, 2017 - 9:00am
September 28, 2017
Brainerd City Council: Council learns about unified fund idea
The Brainerd City Council recently learned about a plan to pool various public funds into one large fund in order to make it easier to lure companies...
September 28, 2017 - 8:00am