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Brainerd Dispatch

June 14, 2019
Best of the Brainerd Lakes nominations still open
June 14, 2019 - 6:00am
May 22, 2019
Crow Wing County Engineer Tim Bray (left) expresses his disappointment Tuesday, May 21, to the county board at the Jenkins City Council's recent decision to withdraw from a cost share agreement with the county for County Road 145 work after months of consideration. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Jenkins City Council balks at sharing road improvement costs with county
May 22, 2019 - 3:45pm
May 19, 2019
It's back! 2019 Best of the Brainerd Lakes
May 19, 2019 - 2:00pm
May 18, 2019
Bob Wallenius surveys the skies for storms from the Brainerd Dispatch roof in 2014. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
A baseball guy and so much more: Remembering Dispatch page designer Bob Wallenius
May 18, 2019 - 12:00pm
May 16, 2019
Crow Wing County Commissioner Paul Koering questions at the Tuesday, May 14, board meeting the county community services department's request to hire a social worker. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County: Koering questions hiring of social worker
May 16, 2019 - 4:28pm
May 2, 2019
Jerry Meadows is a 61-year-old U.S. Air Force veteran from Wahpeton, N.D., who attempted -- twice -- to walk from Bemidji to St. Cloud to raise awareness and money for the Wounded Warrior Project. Erin Bormett / Echo Journal
Disabled veteran successfully ends 2nd fundraising walk
May 2, 2019 - 8:01pm
April 24, 2019
Kaylyn Collett, a recovering drug addict, speaks during open forum at the Tuesday, April 23, meeting of the Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch Videoplay button
Crow Wing County Board hears from recovering drug addicts at open forum
April 24, 2019 - 9:54am
April 22, 2019
Monday, April 22, marks Earth Day, a day established 49 years ago to celebrate the planet's environment and raise awareness about pollution. Photo illustration by Metro News Service
New life for newspaper: Reusing your newspaper after reading
April 22, 2019 - 5:00am
April 18, 2019
Crow Wing County Community Services social worker Richard Grundtner, a licensed alcohol and drug counselor, and a former addict, gestures during his presentation to commissioners at the April 16 committee of the whole meeting about the science behind addiction. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County social worker calls addiction a disease, not a choice
April 18, 2019 - 10:30am
April 10, 2019
Newspaper delivery may be impacted by inclement weather starting Thursday
April 10, 2019 - 11:30am
Doug Kern of Brainerd defends Commissioner Paul Koering's character during the open forum portion of the Tuesday, April 9, meeting of the Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatchplay button
Crow Wing County commissioner remains mum, supporters speak up
April 10, 2019 - 5:00am
April 4, 2019
Central Lakes College students Brianna Francis (left), and Morgan St. Onge talk with Minnesota State Patrol Trooper Landon Thompson at the Brainerd Community Job Fair Wednesday, April 3, at Central Lakes College. The annual fair was sponsored by the college, Hubbard Broadcasting, Minnesota Workforce Center and the Brainerd Dispatch. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Video 
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Brainerd Community Job Fair
April 4, 2019 - 11:00am
March 28, 2019
Recovering addicts Crystal McCormick (left) of Crosby and Tashya Swenson of Brainerd face and listen Tuesday, March 26, to Crow Wing County Sheriff Scott Goddard at the county board meeting. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
They were high on drugs. Now, they're just grateful to still be alive.
March 28, 2019 - 5:00am
March 2, 2019
Brainerd Dispatch to no longer include USA Today pages in its e-edition
March 2, 2019 - 1:30pm
March 1, 2019
Reader Opinion: Campaign contributions are public
March 1, 2019 - 5:30am