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February 3, 2018
United Way to host 2018-2020 Grant Cycle meeting
February 3, 2018 - 4:30am
January 23, 2018
During a ceremony Monday at the Mills Fleet Farm store in Baxter, Holly Holm, executive director of Brainerd Community Action (left), Baxter Mayor Darrel Olson, Lt. Grant Holloway of the Brainerd Lakes Salvation Army, Mills Fleet Farm store manager Geary Kline, Lt. Jaclyn Holloway of the Salvation Army,  Brainerd Lakes Salvation Army board chairman Bob Musielewicz, and state Rep. Josh Heintzeman gather together for a donation to the Brainerd Lakes Salvation Army. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Day of Caring raises $51,000 for Brainerd Salvation Army
January 23, 2018 - 9:00am
The Johnson family of McGregor lives in the last Habitat for Humanity home that was built in Aitkin County. Photo by Ann Schwartz
Applicants sought for Aitkin Habitat for Humanity home
January 23, 2018 - 8:00am
January 18, 2018
Hara Charlier
Charlier joins United Way Board
January 18, 2018 - 9:00am
January 17, 2018
WeARE Advocates for Reproductive Education was chosen for the 2017 Changemaker Award by Minnesota Women’s Press. Submitted
WeARE chosen for 2017 Changemaker Award
January 17, 2018 - 11:00am
Red Cross schedules blood drives in area
January 17, 2018 - 6:30am
January 15, 2018
Waiting for a Mentor: Make a princess' dream come true
January 15, 2018 - 11:00am
January 13, 2018
Otto Bremer Trust awards $30,000 grant to TheShop
January 13, 2018 - 12:30pm
January 12, 2018
Nothing takes away the chill like a bowl of chili and the annual United Way Chili Cook-Off comes at a perfect time this year for just that.
Nearly 40 organizations 'going for the gold'
January 12, 2018 - 8:00am
January 10, 2018
Restorative justice project needs volunteers to help its mission
January 10, 2018 - 8:00am
January 8, 2018
Waiting for a Mentor: Imagine being a mentor
January 8, 2018 - 9:30am
January 4, 2018
Operation Sandwich distributes holiday break food to students in need
January 4, 2018 - 5:30am
December 25, 2017
Thanks to the Christmas for Vets program and 20 volunteers, 316 veterans at five lakes area cemeteries were honored with wreaths for the holiday season. Submitted Photo
Christmas for Vets lays wreaths to honor veterans
December 25, 2017 - 4:00am
December 23, 2017
Every dollar adds up in the end to help people meet the needs of neighbors and it makes a great impact in the community, the Salvation Army reported.</p><p>With limited time left to ring, every hour volunteered, every dollar donated makes a difference, the Salvation Army reported. Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Fleet Farm Day of Caring helps Salvation Army get closer to Christmas goal
December 23, 2017 - 5:00am
December 16, 2017
Brainerd Dispatch reporter Frank Lee volunteers ringing the bell inside the Westgate Mall in Baxter on Thursday near Herberger's as part of The Salvation Army's annual red kettle campaign, the faith-based nonprofit's largest fundraiser of the year. Submitted photo
Ringing a Salvation Army kettle bell as easy as a drop in the bucket
December 16, 2017 - 7:00am