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Brainerd Public Schools

April 18, 2017
Kevin McMenimen, the transportation director at Brainerd Public Schools, talks about changing the district's transportation walking boundary from one mile to three-tenths of a mile.
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Brainerd School Board: Change to bus policy approved
April 18, 2017 - 7:00am
Brainerd Public Schools Director of Business Services Steve Lund talks about the revisions for the 2017 fiscal year budget.
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Brainerd School Board: School still operating with deficit spending
April 18, 2017 - 6:30am
April 14, 2017
Brainerd Public Schools Superintendent Laine Larson (left) speaks to the monthly meeting of the League of Women Voters of the Brainerd lakes area Thursday at First Presbyterian Church in Brainerd.
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Learning more about Laine: Superintendent speaks to community group
April 14, 2017 - 5:40am
April 12, 2017
Dave Bergeron of Foster, Jacobs & Johnson talks to the Brainerd School Board Monday night about progress on the district's comprehensive long-range facilities plan.
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School Board: Board talks student transportation needs
April 12, 2017 - 5:40am
April 11, 2017
Tim Murtha, director of teaching and learning for Brainerd Public Schools, addresses the Brainerd School Board during a meeting Monday night. 
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School Board: Talking about 'the talk' - Board approves reproductive health program changes
April 11, 2017 - 9:35am
April 7, 2017
Brainerd High School science teacher Nicole Harmer (left) embraces student Jessica Frank after Harmer was recognized Thursday as 2017 Brainerd Teacher of the Year. Frank was one of two students who nominated Harmer for the award. Steve Kohls/Brainerd Dispatchplay button
Dedication sets BHS teacher apart
April 7, 2017 - 5:35am
March 28, 2017
Laine Larson
ISD 181 Viewpoint: Listening to the voices of our community
March 28, 2017 - 12:01pm
March 24, 2017
Big plans for Warrior Day of Service
March 24, 2017 - 9:30am
March 22, 2017
This file photo shows the Brainerd Hotel and Conference Center before it closed in the fall of 2013.
Brainerd City Council: Building up boys to men
March 22, 2017 - 9:15am
March 9, 2017
A pair of Minnesota Department of Transportation plow trucks keep the roadway clear of ice and snow Wednesday on Highway 371 near Hole-in-the-Day Bay in Nisswa. A portion of the highway was closed by MnDOT early Wednesday morning because of dangerous conditions near Gull Lake. Steve Kohls/Brainerd Dispatch
Weather: Whipping winter winds create whiteouts
March 9, 2017 - 8:37am
March 7, 2017
The Brainerd City Council commences the March 6 meeting Monday night at Brainerd City Hall. 
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Brainerd City Council: Looking ahead to 2018 bonding bill
March 7, 2017 - 9:02am
March 4, 2017
Brainerd High School student Kathryn Sundquist decorates green cupcakes with icing at her home in Brainerd this week. Sundquist, 16, was recently recognized by the Arthritis Foundation as a 2017 Walk to Cure Arthritis National Young Adult Honoree. Steve Kohls/ Brainerd Dispatch
Honored and hard-working
March 4, 2017 - 12:14am
February 15, 2017
The resolution, approved Monday night, notes the district's financial condition prompts the school board to reduce expenditures, which may include canceling positions or reducing or canceling programs. Illustration
School Board 181: District to consider staff, program cuts
February 15, 2017 - 10:19pm
February 13, 2017
Heidi Hahn (left) and Nancy Anderson address the Brainerd School Board Monday night about special education funding shortfalls. Hahn is the district's director of special education and Anderson is the principal at Lincoln Education Center. 
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School Board: Picking a partner - District moves forward with facilities plan
February 13, 2017 - 10:38pm
February 12, 2017
The agenda for Monday night's meeting indicates the board will approve a resolution to execute a contract with Foster, Jacobs & Johnson Inc., for facilities program management services. The estimated costs of the services outlined in the FJJ proposal is $125,000. Illustration
Brainerd School Board: Board to hire consulting firm
February 12, 2017 - 10:21pm