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Brainerd ice rinks open
It's time to put on those skates and hit the rinks, as Brainerd Parks and Recreation announced skating rinks and warming houses at Gregory Park,...
12 hours 40 min ago
December 15, 2017
Firefighters respond to chimney fire
The Brainerd Fire Department responded to a call at 2:35 p.m. Wednesday to a chimney fire on the 14000 block of Nokay Lake Road in Brainerd. Firefighters extinguished the fire, which was contained to the chimney.
December 15, 2017 - 8:30am
Brainerd woman injured after van crashes into building
A 33-year-old Brainerd woman was injured when the van she was driving crashed into a building at noon Wednesday at the corner of Oak Street and...
December 15, 2017 - 6:00am
'Star Wars' arrives
BAXTER—A crowd of people, some in costume, turned out to see the lakes area premiere of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" Thursday. Mann Lakes...
December 15, 2017 - 5:00am
December 14, 2017
Entertainment Briefs - Dec. 14
Paul Bunyan Transition Plus' holiday sale planned The Paul Bunyan Transition Plus' annual holiday craft sale will be 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday...
December 14, 2017 - 11:00am
Disabled students learn life lessons with holiday craft sale
Michelle Mink sometimes struggles to learn and do things other people take for granted, but she was busy Wednesday preparing for a holiday craft...
December 14, 2017 - 7:00am
December 13, 2017
Brainerd Public Utilities Commission to meet
The Brainerd Public Utilities Commission will convene for their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday. The meeting is scheduled to take place at...
December 13, 2017 - 11:30am
Brainerd man known to be violent with officers charged with crime
A 29-year-old Brainerd man known to be violent toward officers is facing criminal charges following a domestic disturbance at a rural Brainerd...
December 13, 2017 - 6:00am
December 12, 2017
Water tumbles over the rocks in Little Buffalo Creek in Brainerd after Monday's snowfall. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
December 12, 2017 - 8:00am
Brainerd City Council: Brainerd gets 2018 property tax outlook
Brainerd residents will likely be footing a 3.5 percent property tax levy increase in 2018. During Monday's meeting, Brainerd City Council members...
December 12, 2017 - 6:00am
December 9, 2017
Sharing Bread Soup Kitchen says 'It's a Wonderful Life'
Pastor Bob Evans feels like "It's a Wonderful Life," the Frank Capra-directed feel-good Christmas classic that's a perennial favorite of the...
December 9, 2017 - 7:00am
December 8, 2017
Boys Alpine Skiing: Brainerd poised to contend in Section 5
Brainerd head coach Jim Ruttger believes the Warrior boys program is emerging as a contender in Section 5. Ruttger bases his belief on the fact...
December 8, 2017 - 10:30am
Brainerd native distinguishes himself at NDSU while working full time
Peter Wells can add another accolade to his resume when he graduates from North Dakota State University, a resume already including working full...
December 8, 2017 - 9:00am
December 7, 2017
Holiday play to open next week on Franklin stage
The Christmas play titled "Miracle on 34th Street" will open next week at the Franklin Arts Center in Brainerd. The holiday production presented...
December 7, 2017 - 11:00am
Brainerd Public Utilities: Annexation hearing nears conclusion
The future address of Brainerd Public Utilities hangs in the balance as attorneys representing Brainerd and Baxter argued their sides of a legal...
December 7, 2017 - 6:00am