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November 14, 2018
Arch support: In chilly weather, workers update sign
Positioned in a lift, workers with Indigo Signs place a new panel on the McDonald's sign Tuesday, Nov. 13, in west Brainerd. The restaurant underwent...
November 14, 2018 - 6:00am
September 10, 2018
Tech Savvy: McDonald's turns to mobile app, add reserve parking
It happens—you're overworked, short on time and spread too thin to cobble together a proper meal, or maybe you've got the kind of hunger...
September 10, 2018 - 9:00am
Classic McDonald's to get a new look
McDonald's in west Brainerd is getting a makeover and will temporarily close beginning Monday, Sept. 10. Customers can expect changes inside...
September 10, 2018 - 5:00am
September 7, 2018
Coming the weekend: Readers treated to fast food app rundown
Dispatch reporter (and amateur fast food connoisseur) Gabriel Lagarde gets down and dirty with the McDonald's app for this week's Tech Savvy....
September 7, 2018 - 7:30am
March 19, 2018
Commentary: For Pelican Rapids, losing McDonald's a blow
PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn.—They hauled away the Golden Arches the other day in this Minnesota lakes country town, putting the yellow "M" on...
March 19, 2018 - 8:10am
February 28, 2018
Heintzeman to host in-district office hours Saturday
Rep. Josh Heintzeman, R-Nisswa, will have in-district office hours 8-9 a.m. Saturday at the westside McDonald's in Brainerd, 521 W. Washington St. Heintzeman encourages area residents to stop by and share their thoughts and priorities for the 2018 legislative session.
February 28, 2018 - 4:30am
January 29, 2018
McDonald's traffic rises this year after new dollar menu debut
McDonald's Corp. is seeing a jump in customers, a sign its new Dollar Menu is attracting penny pinchers. McDonald's share of U.S. traffic among...
January 29, 2018 - 11:29am
November 28, 2017
Commentary: McDonald's axed its best new menu item for the holidays. Bah humbug, and hello, Wendy's!
Our nation is in crisis, and I'm not talking about the nuclear standoff with North Korea or even the staggering number of serial harassers hiding...
November 28, 2017 - 3:59pm
October 24, 2017
McDonald's rolls out successor to Dollar Menu as price war rages
McDonald's is preparing to up the ante in the fast-food price wars. The world's largest restaurant chain, facing heavy competition in the U.S.,...
October 24, 2017 - 3:20pm
October 10, 2017
McDonald's botched its 'Rick and Morty' Szechuan sauce stunt, and fans are not happy
Justin Roiland, the co-creator of Adult Swim's smash hit "Rick and Morty," told The Washington Post this summer, only partly in jest, that while...
October 10, 2017 - 10:12am
September 13, 2017
McDonald's employee gives birth in restroom, tries to flush infant down toilet, DA says
LOS ANGELES - A McDonald's cashier is facing an attempted murder charge after giving birth to a boy while at work and then trying to flush the...
September 13, 2017 - 9:15pm
May 25, 2017
Texas man lands record-setting largemouth bass using a chicken McNugget as bait
DALLAS - After Matthew McNellis and his girlfriend tried every lure in their tackle box and still came up emptyhanded, they figured they'd try...
May 25, 2017 - 5:12pm
March 30, 2017
McDonald's Quarter Pounders to be made with fresh beef
Fast food giant McDonald's Corp said on Thursday it would make its popular "Quarter Pounder" hamburgers with fresh beef, prepared when ordered,...
March 30, 2017 - 10:11am
March 1, 2017
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
CHICAGO - McDonald's Corp. on Wednesday, March 1, announced a push to embrace apps aimed at speeding up service at drive-thrus, which account...
March 1, 2017 - 5:41pm
Creator of McDonald's 'Big Mac' dies at 98
(Reuters) - The man behind one of the most recognizable fast-food sandwiches, McDonald's Big Mac, died this week at age 98. Michael James Delligatti...
December 1, 2016 - 9:36am