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November 7, 2018
Gabe Johnson
Brainerd City Council remains unchanged after election
November 7, 2018 - 1:00am
November 1, 2018
A drone flying high about Brainerd shows the newly constructed South Sixth Street, which community members celebrated during a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday, Oct. 31. Jim Stafford / Brainerd Dispatch videoplay button
South 6th Street open for business
November 1, 2018 - 5:00am
October 2, 2018
Brainerd city workers, in October 2016, unload a truck of campaign, real estate and miscellaneous signs at city hall that were posted around the city and not in compliance with the ordinance.  Steve Kohls/ Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Brainerd: City to remove signs in violation of ordinance
October 2, 2018 - 11:00am
September 18, 2018
Brainerd Finance Director Connie Hillman explains different financial scenarios for council members to take into account before setting a preliminary levy Monday, Sept. 17. Theresa Bourke / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Council sets prelim. 2019 levy at 6%
September 18, 2018 - 11:00am
August 21, 2018
Brainerd City Council members discuss matters at their Monday, Aug. 20 meeting.
Theresa Bourke / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Downtown lot increases to 3-hour parking
August 21, 2018 - 10:00am
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 26, 2018
City Administrator Cassandra Torstenson (left), Council President Dave Pritschet, Mayor Ed Menk and council member Kelly Bevans -- along with the rest of the council -- spent later Monday afternoon and evening, June 25, hashing out possible visions for the city to follow. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Brain(erd)storming: Members convene retreat to discuss facilities solutions
June 26, 2018 - 12:51am
June 18, 2018
Mike Angland, a vice president of Widseth Smith Nolting, gave the Brainerd City Council its first cursory look at the results of the comprehensive facilities study. The council is expected to explore the issue in depth at its retreat Monday, June 25. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Infrastructure, facilities needs come to fore
June 18, 2018 - 11:12pm
June 14, 2018
Railroad tracks, as seen from South Eighth Street, lead to the NP Center Wednesday, June 13, in Brainerd. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
River to Rail explores revitalization ideas
June 14, 2018 - 11:00am
An aerial shot of downtown Brainerd with the borders of the liquor zone markered in. The Brainerd City Council is moving to remove the liquor zone to better accomodate a citywide cap. Aerial photograph / City of Brainerd
Brainerd City Council: Members revamp liquor license ordinances
June 14, 2018 - 10:00am
June 8, 2018
The Brainerd City Council voted to install a chalk repository at the bridge spanning the Mississippi River by Kiwanis Park -- a spot that sees a lot of graffiti vandalism. Satellite 3D image / Google Earth
Brainerd City Council: City to install chalk box to fend off Kiwanis Park vandals
June 8, 2018 - 11:00am
June 5, 2018
After a 30-day moratorium on new on-sale liquor licenses, the Brainerd city Council is returning to the drawing board with a formal workshop on the matter Monday, June 11. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Liquor licenses to be subject of council workshop
June 5, 2018 - 12:00pm
April 4, 2018
Satellite view of the property in question, Brainerd Public Utilities. The city of Brainerd will not appeal the ruling of the BPU annexation case. Satellite photo / Google Maps
Brainerd City Council: City foregoes appeal of BPU annexation case
April 4, 2018 - 6:00am
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 6, 2018
Council members Gabe Johnson (left), Sue Hilgart, Kevin Stunek, City Administrator Cassandra Torstenson and City Council President Dave Pritschet listen to a step-by-step presentation of the rehabilitation grant application. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: City seeks nearly $700K rehab grant
February 6, 2018 - 8:00am