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Washington Street

June 24, 2019
The new Cypress Drive stretches from the roundabout on Excelsior Road across Highway 210 toward College Road in Baxter. The unpaved construction area is where crews are working on the railroad crossing. Drone photo by Jim Stafford / Brainerd Dispatch
Work crews to pave sections of Cypress Drive corridor project this week
June 24, 2019 - 10:00am
June 4, 2019
Construction to continue on South 6th Street
June 4, 2019 - 9:17am
March 22, 2019
A high-speed chase ends with a sedan surrounded by a strong police presence early Friday morning, March 22, on Highway 210 in Brainerd. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
High-speed chase tears through Baxter, Brainerd
March 22, 2019 - 1:14am
March 13, 2019
Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Hit-and-run leads to arrest in Brainerd
March 13, 2019 - 5:00am
February 25, 2019
Washington Street Bridge on Friday, Feb. 22, in Brainerd. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Concerns mount over Washington Street Bridge walkability
February 25, 2019 - 7:00am
October 5, 2018
Work on Highway 371B/South Sixth Street between Highway 201/Washington Street and Joseph Street is on schedule, and all lanes will be open by mid-October, the Minnesota Department of Transportation said in a news release Wednesday. (Click on this image to view the entire graphic.) Mn DOT
End is near for South Sixth Street project
October 5, 2018 - 11:00am
September 28, 2018
Work continues in the rain Thursday, Sept. 20, on South Sixth Street construction. The project reconstructing South Sixth Street has made it all the way to Washington Street in Brainerd, where the stoplight has been temporarily removed. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
South Sixth construction and Washington Street
September 28, 2018 - 12:00am
September 4, 2018
Brainerd motorcycle crash sends man to hospital
September 4, 2018 - 5:00am
July 22, 2018
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Brainerd River Road railway crossing to close several days
July 22, 2018 - 9:00am
May 15, 2018
Motorists will encounter lane closures on Highway 210/Washington Street, as the city of Brainerd completes emergency water main repairs beneath the roadway Tuesday, May 15. Google Maps
Lane closures on section of westbound Highway 210 in Brainerd May 15
May 15, 2018 - 3:00am
May 9, 2018
A ground-level photo of the residential plot to be converted into the new Thrifty White Pharmacy in Brainerd. Renee Richardson / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Members approve Thrifty White parking lot
May 9, 2018 - 3:00am
April 12, 2018
A truck is towed from the scene of a crash that forced traffic to detour around the site about 11:45 p.m. Thursday, April 6, at Washington Street and Gillis Avenue in Brainerd. Chelsey Perkins / Brainerd Dispatch
Crash creates detour; driver arrested
April 12, 2018 - 8:00am
March 13, 2018
Council member Gabe Johnson (left), along with the rest of the Brainerd City Council, discuss a proposal to change the B1 district ordinance. The change, which would require parking lots for conditional use permits, is intended to meet future developments along Washington Street. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Ordinance change on parking lots on docket
March 13, 2018 - 3:00pm
February 9, 2018
A photo of a hoop house, or fabric-based construction, submitted by City Planner Mark Ostgarden to the Brainerd City Council. Submitted photo
Brainerd City Council: Members reconsider ordinance for hoop houses
February 9, 2018 - 6:00am
December 22, 2017
Reader Opinion: Make travel safer
December 22, 2017 - 8:30am