The Brainerd Dispatch office, which has been closed to walk-in customers due to COVID-19 since late March, is now only accessible by appointment via a phone call from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays.

Departments within the Dispatch can be reached at the following numbers: newsroom, 218-855-5894; sports, 218-855-5896; advertising, 218-855-5898; and circulation, 218-855-5897.

There is a drop box in the alley on the west side of the Brainerd Dispatch building to drop off payments after hours as well as a drop box available 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday, outside the main entrance of the Dispatch.

The Brainerd Dispatch office will be closed Thursday, Nov. 26, and Friday, Nov. 27, for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Please call circulation at 218-855-5897 before noon on Tuesday, Nov. 24, if you need to put your print subscription on a vacation hold for the holiday. As always, if you do not get your Weekend Edition, please call our circulation department at 218-855-5897 and leave a message Saturday. We will make sure to send one out with your carrier for re-delivery Sunday.