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November 13, 2017
Brainerd recognizes vets for another year
Brainerd High School students and the community at large sat down Friday to hear how Bob Uppgaard helped make sure U.S. troops had enough supplies...
November 13, 2017 - 11:56am
November 11, 2017
67 years later, missing soldier home at last
Janet Baril knows a lot about her brother Donald Baer's time in the U.S. Army before and during the Korean War. She knows what unit he was in:...
November 11, 2017 - 7:00am
WWII vet shares story of surviving kamikaze attack
WOODBURY, Minn. — Bill Killian saw it coming. During the Battle of Okinawa, fighter planes whipped up a whirlwind of bullets high above Killian's...
November 11, 2017 - 5:30am
Veterans Day: Service and sacrifice
Veterans, Thank you for your service - and your sacrifice.
November 11, 2017 - 3:00am
November 10, 2017
Bethlehem Lutheran Church is honoring veterans in November
Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 418 Eighth Ave. NE, Brainerd, is honoring its veterans in the month of November with a display in the narthex. Many members of Bethlehem, who have served from World War II to the present, have shared their uniforms, medals, photos, maps, books and more for...
November 10, 2017 - 10:30am
County schedules road maintenance for this week
Crow Wing County offices will be closed Friday, Nov. 10, in observance of Veterans Day but highway personnel will respond if needed for snowplowing or for emergency road situations. County maintenance crews will remove ditch vegetation in the road right of way along County roads 130...
November 10, 2017 - 5:30am
December 23, 2016
Much Obliged: Veterans Day event
The American Legion Post No. 255 in Brainerd, veterans and family members, would like to thank the communities of Brainerd and Baxter and surrounding area merchants for the free meals, beverages and discounts you made available for veterans to commemorate Veterans Day. These gifts...
December 23, 2016 - 6:48pm
November 29, 2016
Camp Ripley: Chef Challenge serves up military and community
CAMP RIPLEY—Minnesota National Guard food service specialists competed for "Top Chef" at the Nov. 11 Veteran's Day Chef Challenge at the...
November 29, 2016 - 8:48pm
November 12, 2016
BHS Veterans Day Program
Photos and video from the Veterans Day program at Brainerd High School Friday. For more photos go to https://goo.gl/Qj3eiO
November 12, 2016 - 12:39pm
November 9, 2016
Veterans Day events planned
Brainerd High School Veterans Day program planned The Brainerd High School is hosting its annual Veterans Day program at 10 a.m. Friday in the high school gymnasium. Reichert's Bus is providing free transportation to the high school for the program. The bus will leave the Essentia...
November 9, 2016 - 8:49pm
October 22, 2016
Gull Dam Brewing to stage Veterans Day chili cook-off
Gull Dam Brewing will host a Veterans Day chili cook-off from 4-8 p.m. Nov. 11. Doors open at noon, with music at 5 p.m. and silent auction runs from 5-7:30 p.m. To enter a chili into the competition, participants must pay a $10 fee, but a freewill offering is encouraged for visitors...
October 22, 2016 - 6:11pm
December 11, 2015
Much Obliged: Veterans Day
On behalf of the Brainerd VFW, DAV, American Legion and all area veterans, we'd like to thank Wendy's, Arby's, Perkins, Olive Garden, Applebee's, Brickhouse Pizza Bread and Bagel, Grand Casino-Mille Lacs, and any other businesses that generously donated free meals for us on Veterans...
December 11, 2015 - 4:31pm
November 12, 2015
Reader Opinion: Veterans Day again
So (Wednesday) was Veterans Day. A day we recognize those who served their country in the Armed Forces. My family was - and is - steeped in veterans who served in several conflicts. But through it all is the story of my brother Ken who served in Vietnam and then came home to a lifetime...
November 12, 2015 - 9:52pm
Harrison Elementary School Veterans Day Program
Harrison Elementary School second-graders wear patriotic hats Wednesday at the school's Veterans Day program. (Kelly Humphrey, Brainerd Dispatch...
November 12, 2015 - 2:12pm
November 11, 2015
Students learn Veterans Day lessons
Brainerd schools marked Veterans Day on Wednesday with a variety of programs to encourage youth to honor those who served the nation in the armed...
November 11, 2015 - 7:30pm