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Matt Kilian

September 1, 2018
Progress: Flexibility a key in employee retention
September 1, 2018 - 7:00pm
Progress: Destination Downtown Business Challenge continues to spark interest, entrepreneurs
September 1, 2018 - 11:00am
Construction crews work inside the new Thrifty White Pharmacy building going up on the corner of Washington and North Second streets in Brainerd near Hardee's. Shingobee Builders Inc. is the general contractor on the project. Renee Richardson / Brainerd Dispatch
Progress: Lakes area economy is red hot - Construction points to confidence, investment in future
September 1, 2018 - 3:00am
August 27, 2018
Minnesota State Chancellor Devinder Malhotra (right) along with Matt Kilian, president of the Brainerd Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce. Submitted photo / Central Lakes College
CLC, Minnesota State lead workforce development roundtable
August 27, 2018 - 9:00am
June 29, 2018
People gather for this year's Destination Downtown Business Challenge kickoff Thursday, June 28, at the old Iron Rail in downtown Brainerd. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery and Videoplay button
Sustaining Brainerd's buzz: 2nd Destination Downtown Business Challenge to begin
June 29, 2018 - 4:00am
June 16, 2018
Walking along South Eighth Street in downtown Brainerd. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd launches second contest to attract businesses to its downtown
June 16, 2018 - 8:00am
June 15, 2018
University of Minnesota Ph.D. student Elliot Charette speaks to community members about his feasibility study on Crosslake’s proposed National Loon Center Friday, June 8, at Manhattan Beach Lodge. Theresa Bourke / Echo Journal
Crosslake: National Loon Center deemed feasible. Questions raised, answered about project's scope
June 15, 2018 - 5:00am
June 1, 2018
Essentia Health-Central President Adam Rees (second from right) speaks during a mental health panel with moderator Kathy Sell from Essentia (left), Brainerd High School student Caroline Benson, Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce President Matt Kilian and Central Lakes College President Hara Charlier Thursday at Lakewood Evangelical Free Church in Baxter. Also participating were president of Nystrom & Associates, Brian Nystrom, and psychiatrist Peter Neifert. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch - Videoplay button
Community leaders share personal, painful stories
June 1, 2018 - 4:00am
May 16, 2018
Community leaders to share their mental health journeys on May 31
May 16, 2018 - 1:00pm
May 12, 2018
'Let's Make it OK' to host mental health discussion
May 12, 2018 - 11:30am
May 6, 2018
University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler embraces Dutch and Irma Cragun Friday, May 4, following a talk sponsored by the Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce at Cragun's Resort on Gull Lake. Chelsey Perkins / Brainerd Dispatch
A presidential visit: U of M head speaks in Brainerd lakes
May 6, 2018 - 9:00am
April 8, 2018
Reader Opinion: Chamber supports referendum
April 8, 2018 - 10:30am
March 24, 2018
Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce President Matt Kilian (left), Rep. John Poston, Sen. Paul Gazelka, Rep. Josh Heintzeman, Rep. Dale Lueck and Sen. Carrie Ruud wait to be introduced at the annual Eggs & Issues Minnesota Legislative Forum featuring Brainerd lakes area legislators at a panel discussion at Madden's on Gull Lake on Friday, March 23. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatchplay button
'Eggs & Issues' legislative forum over, easy
March 24, 2018 - 4:00am
February 27, 2018
Ashley Kaisershot, representing Mississippi Riverfront, was among 15 speakers who talked Monday about the revitalization efforts of Brainerd and the future of the Mississippi riverfront to an audience of 250 at the Luminary Fern in the Northern Pacific Center.  Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Videoplay button
Community activists gather for city revitalization event
February 27, 2018 - 11:00am
February 20, 2018
Reader Opinion: Brainerd has arrived
February 20, 2018 - 9:30am