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A Crow Wing County Sheriff's deputy voluntarily resigned from his position after an investigation was conducted by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension to determine if he abused his authority as a law enforcement officer. The investigation of the deputy, Mike Davis of Pequot Lakes, was initiated after the BCA received a letter of concern from Crow Wing County Sheriff Todd Dahl.
LITTLE FALLS—Authorities are one step closer to finding the person who murdered a rural Little Falls man nearly a year ago while he was deer hunting on his parents' property.
Timeless fairy tale classic "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" will be brought to light on the Brainerd High School Little Theatre stage—with a comedic twist. The play will not be the Disney version, but rather the fairy tale version of the play based on the story of the Brothers Grimm and adapted by Jessie Braham White. The seven dwarfs' names are not Grumpy, Happy, Sleepy, Dopey, Bashful and Sneezy; but rather Blick, Flick, Glick, Snick, Plick, Whick and Quee.
Sarah Hanson and Nick Porisch Art focus: Brainerd High School Fifth Street Journal. Adviser nomination: "Sarah and Nick collaborated on their story 'Running for More Than Medals,' an article about how cross country coach Dave Herath's battle with cancer has been a source of inspiration for his team."
The 26-year-old Coon Rapids man accused of killing 5-year-old Alayna Jeanne Ertl of Watkins in the summer of 2016 pleaded not guilty and a jury trial is scheduled.
LAKE EDWARD TOWNSHIP -- The personal injury crash history on Crow Wing County Highway 13 is “staggering” and county officials are working to improve the public safety of the roadway.
John Toven Grade: Freshman. Age: 14. Art focus: Brainerd High School Theater.
The Brainerd lakes area has seen its share of rainfall these past few months, but this past week the region has been dry and in a high fire danger warning That should all change Saturday, Oct. 21, with rain expected all day.
MERRIFIELD—The monster bog that broke off the shoreline a few weeks ago in Merrifield Bay on North Long Lake continues to lurk around the bay, trying to find a permanent resting place. Initially, as reported in the Oct. 15 Brainerd Dispatch, it was reported the bog was about the size of a football field. After further review by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and after Dispatch crew took an aerial view of the bog, it is estimated to be about three football fields in size—about 200 feet by 800 feet.
Brainerd Public Schools presented its proposed long-range plan for its facilities, which includes two new elementary schools, Wednesday with Brainerd officials—after taking care of a little business.