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January 3, 2018
Mayor Ed Menk (left) chuckles at the antics of council member Kelly Bevans, while council members Janice Lambert and Dave Badeaux look on during Tuesday's council meeting. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: City to apply for Three Bridges Trail state funding
January 3, 2018 - 1:00pm
December 20, 2017
Aerial view of the intersection at the crossing-point of Willow Street and South 6th Street in south Brainerd. Screenshot from Google Maps.
Brainerd City Council: City to lobby for Willow Street traffic lights
December 20, 2017 - 2:11pm
November 21, 2017
Screen grab from City of Brainerd web site.
Brainerd City Council: City hires ND state official for administrator
November 21, 2017 - 12:00pm
Brainerd City Council: Council selects 5 finalists for city administrator
October 21, 2017 - 12:33am
October 18, 2017
The front of Brainerd City Hall, at 501 Laurel St., in this file photo 
Spenser Bickett / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Council OKs facility study
October 18, 2017 - 10:00am
A photo from the Brainerd Riverfront Committee shows how an elevated river trail on the Mississippi River in Minneapolis looks. The Three Bridges Trail in Brainerd would be an elevated river trail. 
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Brainerd City Council: Council says no to local grant match
October 18, 2017 - 8:00am
October 17, 2017
Sheila Haverkamp, Brainerd Lakes Area Development Corp. executive director, addresses the Brainerd City Council Monday night during a public hearing on the BLAEDC unified fund. 
Spenser Bickett / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: City joins BLAEDC unified fund
October 17, 2017 - 10:00am
October 14, 2017
A sign in the terminal of the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport welcomes travelers in this file photo.
Airport utility project nears completion - City, contractor dispute responsibility for fixes
October 14, 2017 - 4:00am
September 28, 2017
The Brainerd City Council in a file photo talks about the 2018 preliminary levy. The final levy must be adopted by Dec. 31. 
Spenser Bickett/Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Council learns about unified fund idea
September 28, 2017 - 8:00am
September 26, 2017
One issue between the cities of Brainerd and Baxter is coming to a decision, while another issue is just beginning. Illustration
Brainerd City Council: Brainerd butts heads with Baxter
September 26, 2017 - 7:00am
September 7, 2017
Brainerd City Council: Council selects consultant for pay study
September 7, 2017 - 6:30am
September 6, 2017
Dave Unmacht, executive director of the League of Minnesota Cities, addresses the Brainerd City Council Monday night prior to the council meeting. Unmacht talked about the advocacy work the organization does at the state and federal level. 
Spenser Bickett/Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Agreement approved for South 6th project
September 6, 2017 - 10:00am
August 31, 2017
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Brainerd City Council: Council aims at levy increase target
August 31, 2017 - 3:40pm
August 23, 2017
Brainerd & Crow Wing Public Transit bus driver Mel Ellstrom (left) and Bob Tyson, safety officer for Reichert Bus Service (right) help a woman get onto a bus in this file photo. 
Steve Kohls/ Brainerd Dispatch Video
Brainerd City Council: Council purchases replacement bus
August 23, 2017 - 4:00am
August 10, 2017
Vehicles travel down the five-lane portion of South Sixth Street in Brainerd in a July 2015 file photo. The road is scheduled to be reconstructed in 2018. 
(Brainerd Dispatch/Steve Kohls)
Brainerd City Council: Concerns aired about South 6th St. layout
August 10, 2017 - 12:07pm