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June 20, 2019
Brainerd Water Tower Committee member Paul Skogen looks at a water tower cribbage board, which the committee will have available to pre-order with a $100 donation at both Arts in the Park and the Crow Wing County Fair. Also pictured are committee members Jody Converse (left) and Carissa Meyer, along with city council liaison Dave Badeaux. Theresa Bourke / Brainerd Dispatch
Water tower committee gears up for summer events. Cribbage boards available with $100 donation
June 20, 2019 - 7:00am
May 16, 2019
Members of Brainerd's citizen water tower committee discuss fundraising opportunities during their meeting Wednesday, May 15, at city hall. Theresa Bourke / Branerd Dispatch
Water tower committee: Local businesses help raise funds through keychains
May 16, 2019 - 11:00am
May 8, 2019
The Brainerd City Council discusses matters during a meeting Monday, May 6, at city hall. Theresa Bourke / Brainerd Dispatch
City of Brainerd seeks to fill commission vacancies
May 8, 2019 - 1:00am
April 18, 2019
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Water tower committee: Over $5,500 in the bank for water tower funds
April 18, 2019 - 4:05pm
March 21, 2019
Brainerd resident Doris Aasen created a water tower replica donation box for Brainerd's water tower committee to use to collect donations for the water tower project. Theresa Bourke / Brainerd Dispatch
Water tower committee to apply for Minnesota Historical Society grants
March 21, 2019 - 3:00am
March 15, 2019
Beautiful blue skies and sun combined with wintry temperatures and snow-covered streets for the St. Patrick's Day Parade in Brainerd in 2013. Renee Richardson / Brainerd Dispatch
St. Patrick's Day festivities set Saturday in Brainerd, Crosslake
March 15, 2019 - 7:00am
February 23, 2019
Cassie Carey, 2017. Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Carey is Brainerd Community Action director
February 23, 2019 - 6:00am
January 18, 2019
Anyone interested in raising funds to save Brainerd's historic water tower can reach out to the water tower committee to use its seal and signify the fundraiser is committee-approved.
Water tower committee: Group creates seal for water tower fundraising use
January 18, 2019 - 8:00am
January 17, 2019
The historic water tower is lit up Wednesday, Jan. 16, in Brainerd. A grassroots group is working to raise money to save the water tower from demolition. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Water Tower Committee: Group to give funds to Brainerd Restoration if tower can't be saved
January 17, 2019 - 3:00am
October 27, 2018
Brainerd City Administrator Cassandra Torstenson gives city council members a tour of city hall Wednesday, Oct. 24, to show the building's many deficiencies. Right is council member Kelly Bevans. Theresa Bourke / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council explores building a new city hall
October 27, 2018 - 6:00am
October 6, 2018
A crowd gathers for the annual 8X8 fundraiser at The Crossing Arts Alliance Thursday, Oct. 4, in downtown Brainerd. In addition to the silent art auction, the event included a surprise announcement. Renee Richardson / Brainerd Dispatch video
Crossing Arts Alliance gains honor as nonprofit of the year
October 6, 2018 - 9:00am
October 3, 2018
With balloons and flowers in hand, Eryk Haapajoki waits for a hug from his mother, Roz Haapajoki, after being named Brainerd Community Action and Brainerd Jaycees 2018 Outstanding Citizen of the Year Tuesday, Oct. 2, at Consolidated Telecommunications Co. in Brainerd. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch  Gallery and Video play button
'Wildly ambitious visionary': Haapajoki earns Outstanding Citizen of the Year
October 3, 2018 - 9:00am
October 1, 2018
Haley Helmin (left) gets a hug from best friend Claire Horn after Helmin was named 2018 Youth Volunteer of the Year Sunday, Sept. 30, in a surprise announcement before pageant practice at the Brainerd High School South Campus cafeteria. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery and Video   play button
Brainerd High senior is 'Youth Volunteer of the Year'
October 1, 2018 - 12:00pm
September 2, 2018
Nominations sought for Distinguished Service Awards
September 2, 2018 - 11:30am
August 22, 2018
Nominations sought for Distinguished Service Awards
August 22, 2018 - 9:30am
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