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Brainerd City Council members discuss matters, including the 2019 tax levy, during their Monday, Dec. 17 meeting. From left: City Administrator Cassandra Torstenson, council member Dave Pritschet, Mayor Ed Menk and council members Kelly Bevans, Jan Lambert and Dave Badeaux. Theresa Bourke / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Approves 6 percent levy increase, agrees to keep city hall
8 hours 32 min ago
December 12, 2018
Brainerd School Board members discuss matters during their meeting Monday, Dec. 10, at the Washington Educational Services building. Theresa Bourke / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd: Disconnect persists between city, district on parking plan
December 12, 2018 - 5:00am
December 11, 2018
Family law attorney and property owner Ed Shaw speaks to the council regarding the future of city hall. With the issue factoring prominently in the larger 2019 tax levy debate that has yet to see a clear consensus, Shaw advocated to rehabilitate city hall as an icon of Brainerd. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Public levy hearing draws opinions on city hall future
December 11, 2018 - 8:00am
December 6, 2018
Brainerd city hall. Brainerd Dispatch file photo.
Are recession rumors true? - Brainerd council discusses finances ahead of budget approval
December 6, 2018 - 5:00am
December 5, 2018
Brainerd School Board members Reed Campbell (left), Ruth Nelson and Tom Haglin look over documents during the board's joint session with the Brainerd City Council Tuesday, Dec. 4, at city hall. Theresa Bourke / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd: School district scales down proposed parking lots
December 5, 2018 - 7:00am
December 4, 2018
Brainerd City Council members discuss matters during their council meeting Monday, Dec. 3, at city hall. Theresa Bourke / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Trees to be removed for Safe Routes to School project
December 4, 2018 - 3:00am
November 29, 2018
The Brainerd City Council convenes for a budget workshop Monday, Nov. 26. Members advocated for tax levy increases ranging between 2.8 to 6 percent. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch
Roll Call: Where do Brainerd City Council members fall with 2019 tax levy increase?
November 29, 2018 - 10:00am
Brainerd City Hall, on the southwest corner of Laurel and South Fifth streets (highlighted bottom, center) is the subject of discussion on the building's future. Jim Stafford / Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Brainerd City Council: Lingering divisions remain over city hall future
November 29, 2018 - 6:00am
November 27, 2018
Brainerd Police Chief Corky McQuiston. during Monday's budget workshop, requested an increase in the force be included in the 2019 budget, both as a means to make up for losses in police staff, as well as to improve enforcement of preventative measures. Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Brainerd City Council: Chief asks for expanded police force
November 27, 2018 - 7:00am
November 24, 2018
Reader Opinion: World War II memorial
November 24, 2018 - 5:30am
November 21, 2018
Roundhouse Brewery is seeking clarification on a city ordinance concerning odors emanating from the brewery business in Brainerd. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Brainerd City Council: Lager that lingers - City staff to review brewery odor regulations
November 21, 2018 - 7:00am
November 20, 2018
Brainerd City Hall as seen after dark  Friday, Nov. 2. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Council struggles to agree on final tax levy
November 20, 2018 - 1:00pm
Brainerd City Council member Dave Pritschet talks to community members before the Monday, Nov. 19, city council meeting. Theresa Bourke / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Residents voice support of school district's parking plan
November 20, 2018 - 11:00am
November 17, 2018
Our Opinion: Proposed off-street parking moratorium has merit
November 17, 2018 - 7:30am
November 14, 2018
Brainerd City Council and school district representatives met Tuesday, Nov. 13, to discuss the district's property acquisition proposal and the need for more parking around elementary schools. Theresa Bourke / Brainerd Disptach
More parking at Brainerd schools? City, school leaders discuss
November 14, 2018 - 8:00am
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