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November 11, 2018
Steve Barrows (left), a Baxter City Council member, talks to Bill Brekken, a real estate agent from Brainerd, outside the Crow Wing County Elections Office on Tuesday, Nov. 6, before votes tallies indicated they won their respective commissioner races. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
New year, new blood on Crow Wing County Board
November 11, 2018 - 5:00am
November 9, 2018
Bill Brekken (left) and incumbent Paul Thiede, Crow Wing County commissioner candidates for District 2, sit side by side at the Oct. 2 candidate forum at the land services building in Brainerd. The forum was moderated by Wayne Holtmeyer of the League of Women Voters. Erin Bormett / Echo Journal file photo
Nisswa voters overwhelmingly in Brekken's camp, ousting incumbent. Brekken loses to Thiede in most precincts, but wins election.
November 9, 2018 - 4:29pm
November 6, 2018
A 19-year-old Willmar man is in custody following a police chase Friday, Nov. 2, that began in Nisswa and reached speeds of 100 mph during the pursuit. 
The chase started in Nisswa, made its way into Baxter and returned to Nisswa, where the suspect crashed into a tree.
Suspect leads police on chase in Nisswa and Baxter, exceeding 100 mph
November 6, 2018 - 2:55pm
November 5, 2018
Major street projects near completion, prepare for winter intersession. Highway 210/Golf Course Drive intersection reopens
November 5, 2018 - 9:00am
November 3, 2018
Madeleine Baran (left) and Samara Freemark answer audience questions about "In The Dark," the award-winning podcast produced by American Public Media based in St. Paul. Chelsey Perkins / Brainerd Dispatch
Shining light on 'In The Dark': Podcast creators share their investigative journalism work in lakes area
November 3, 2018 - 10:00am
October 26, 2018
Weather delays opening of Golf Course Drive
October 26, 2018 - 5:47pm
Golf Course Drive to open Friday, Oct. 26
October 26, 2018 - 9:00am
October 25, 2018
Baxter Drive reopens
October 25, 2018 - 3:57pm
October 17, 2018
New Pathways to host 'Feeling Thankful' breakfast
October 17, 2018 - 10:30am
October 16, 2018
Embrace Women's Health Clinic to close
October 16, 2018 - 2:00pm
October 13, 2018
A rendering of planned development for a building in front of Gander for two restaurants and retail space.
Biz Buzz: The big C is coming, developer says
October 13, 2018 - 5:00am
October 10, 2018
Patty Wallace, science and math integrationist teacher, and Tim Murtha, director of teaching and learning, tell Brainerd School Board members about an initiative to improve special education math curricula in the district during the board's Monday, Oct. 8, meeting at the Washington Educational Services Building. Theresa Bourke / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd Public Schools: Board learns of special ed math initiative
October 10, 2018 - 7:00am
October 4, 2018
Congressional District 8 Republican candidate Pete Stauber talks to constituents Wednesday, Oct. 3, at the new Republican campaign office at 14039 Edgewood Drive in Baxter. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Videoplay button
Minnesota GOP opens campaign office in Baxter
October 4, 2018 - 3:41pm
October 3, 2018
Mayor Darrel Olson (center left) speaks on the "double-edged sword" nature of discussions around appraising properties along the Paul Bunyan State Trail reroute. The council opted to go ahead with the appraisal, bucking the recommendation of the parks and trails commission.  Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch
Baxter City Council: City approves appraisal contract for Paul Bunyan trail reroute
October 3, 2018 - 11:00am
September 30, 2018
Brainerd lakes area candidate forums start Monday
September 30, 2018 - 1:00pm
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