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Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce

July 23, 2018
Kicks on Route 66 to host Business After Hours
July 23, 2018 - 7:30am
July 21, 2018
Helen Woods of Baxter holds up a fish she caught while riding in a pontoon on Ruth Lake in Crow Wing County on her 103rd birthday Tuesday, July 17. Submitted photoplay button
Baxter woman turns 103, goes fishing
July 21, 2018 - 12:00pm
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 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 9, 2018
Reader Opinion: Thoughtful conversation appreciated
May 9, 2018 - 1:15pm
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 30, 2018
Nicole Gustafson, nursing director of the Grace Unit, leads a tour Tuesday, March 27, of the remodeled space at Essentia Health-St. Joseph’s Medical Center for the Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours program. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Video play button
Patient safety focus of mental health unit renovation
March 30, 2018 - 8:00am
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
March 19, 2018
Three green-clad dancers entertain the parade goes Saturday on the Moonlite Bay Restaurant and Bar float at the Crosslake St. Patrick’s Day parade. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Gallery and Videoplay button
Paddy's Day parades delight on pleasant, sunny day
March 19, 2018 - 4:00am
March 13, 2018
Motorists wait at a stop light on South Sixth Street in 2015. The street is scheduled for a complete overhaul. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Brainerd businesses brace for downtown street project
March 13, 2018 - 6:00am
March 6, 2018
City of Brainerd postpones council meeting, business event until March 12
March 6, 2018 - 4:30am
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 25, 2018
Minnesota Chamber outlines legislative priorities
February 25, 2018 - 6:30am