2022 Best of the Brainerd Lakes voting begins July 1

Visit to see a complete list of nominees and vote for your favorites!

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The nomination period for 2022 Best of the Brainerd Lakes awards opens June 1.

Voting begins July 1 for the 2022 Best of the Brainerd Lakes contest and will remain open through July 31.

Visit to see a complete list of nominees and vote for your favorites.

Bookmark the voting site and visit daily to cast your vote. Voting is open to one vote per category per day.

Good luck to our nominees!

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