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USDA announces funding availability to help low-income individuals and families buy or repair homes
Jenkins: City opts out of seal coat contract
Police pursuit ends with criminal charges for Brainerd man
University of ND forms partnership with Sun Country with direct line to flying 747s worldwide
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USDA receives 136 proposals to move U.S. Department of Ag divisions
New trade agreement OK for dry beans, barley, officials say
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Ogg sets first catch-and-release record for northern pike
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Pointing dog enthusiasts take ruffed grouse hunting to the next level
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September 6, 2018
Brainerd council discusses assessments for Buffalo Hills Lane project
Brainerd residents with land involved in the upcoming Buffalo Hills Lane reconstruction project will be assessed based on number of lots. After...
September 6, 2018 - 7:00am
August 8, 2018
Brainerd City Council: Council mulls revised zones for some properties
Looks like there might be a lot of proverbial lines redrawn in the proverbial sand. During a meeting Monday, Aug. 6, the Brainerd City Council...
August 8, 2018 - 12:00pm
July 24, 2018
Brainerd City Council: Petitioner for mini pig ordinance reveals himself
The plot thickens. Previously unidentified in Brainerd City Council meetings, the petitioner for an ordinance change that would allow miniature...
July 24, 2018 - 10:00am
July 19, 2018
Brainerd City Council: Members contemplate allowing mini pigs in city
What disappears the moment its name is spoken? Silence. And silence might derail any motivations the Brainerd City Council may have to allow...
July 19, 2018 - 10:00am
July 12, 2018
Brainerd comprehensive plan update survey now open
The city of Brainerd is asking residents to participate in a survey for its comprehensive plan update process. It is seeking input to help define community-developed goals and aspirations to guide future planning efforts that will help create a vision for the next 15-20 years.
July 12, 2018 - 10:30am
July 7, 2018
Brainerd City Council: Possible amendment for crematoriums on docket
The Brainerd City Council is going back to the drawing board with a hard look at revising statutes—namely, whether to allow mortuaries,...
July 7, 2018 - 10:00am
June 22, 2018
Brainerd City Council: Members mull allowing mini pigs in city limits
The Brainerd City Council conducted its first hearing Monday, June 18, of a proposed ordinance change to allow mini pigs within city limits—a...
June 22, 2018 - 6:34pm
June 8, 2018
Brainerd City Council: City to install chalk box to fend off Kiwanis Park vandals
What stops graffiti vandals and promotes fun and creativity for all ages? The Brainerd City Council is hoping chalk will do just that—it...
June 8, 2018 - 11:00am
May 10, 2018
Brainerd City Council: City imposes 30-day liquor license hold
On-sale liquor license applications are on hold for 30 days, per a moratorium passed by the Brainerd City Council with a vote of 5-2. "We feel...
May 10, 2018 - 10:59am
May 9, 2018
Brainerd City Council: Members approve Thrifty White parking lot
The Brainerd City Council voted 6-1 to approve a conditional use permit with conditions for a parking lot adjoining the new Thrifty White Pharmacy...
May 9, 2018 - 3:00am
May 8, 2018
Brainerd Area Landlord Association meeting set
The Brainerd Area Landlord Association will meet 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 9, at the Brainerd Police Station training/meeting room. Speakers will be Mark Ostgarden, Brainerd city planner; Ashley Kaisershot, National Joint Powers Alliance planner; and Tad Erickson, Region Five Development...
May 8, 2018 - 12:30pm
April 4, 2018
Brainerd City Council: Green light for 2-phase St. Francis expansion
The Brainerd City Council approved a two-phase conditional use permit for St. Francis Catholic Church, to expand the church building and create...
April 4, 2018 - 9:00am
April 3, 2018
Brainerd City Council: Members mull microdistillery ordinance change
The Brainerd City Council conducted the first reading of a proposed ordinance change allowing the issuance of licenses and permits for the operation...
April 3, 2018 - 9:00am
March 30, 2018
Back to the drawing board: Brainerd revisits comprehensive plan
In 2004, the city of Brainerd drafted a comprehensive plan. Now, 14 years later, city officials are going back to the drawing board and asking...
March 30, 2018 - 5:00am
March 25, 2018
Opinion: City of Brainerd Comprehensive Plan Update Progress
In the next two weeks, a series of Brainerd City Council ward meetings has been scheduled to provide an opportunity for neighbors to come together...
March 25, 2018 - 8:30am