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Historic Water Tower

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
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
February 28, 2019
The iconic water tower in downtown Brainerd has been a symbol for the lakes area for decades. Now a grassroots fundraising effort is attempting to save the structure from demolition. Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Water tower committee: Large donations to be refunded if tower can't be saved; Credit, debit accepted soon
February 28, 2019 - 3:00am
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
December 31, 2018
A ground-level shot of the Brainerd historic water tower. Gaps in the eroded stucco exterior of the structure can been seen at the top-center portion of the bowl. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch file photo
2018 Top 10: No. 6 - Brainerd's historic water tower in jeopardy
December 31, 2018 - 3:00pm
December 12, 2018
Water tower committee meeting scheduled
December 12, 2018 - 7:30am
November 23, 2018
A ground-level shot of the Brainerd historic water tower. Gaps in the eroded stucco exterior of the structure can been seen at the top-center portion of the bowl. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch file photo
How to save the water tower: Committee talks marketing, backup plans
November 23, 2018 - 10:00am
October 25, 2018
A ground-level shot of the Brainerd historic water tower. Gaps in the eroded stucco exterior of the structure can been seen at the top-center portion of the bowl. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Committee begins effort to save Brainerd's historic water tower
October 25, 2018 - 9:00am
August 21, 2018
Brainerd City Council members discuss matters at their Monday, Aug. 20 meeting.
Theresa Bourke / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Downtown lot increases to 3-hour parking
August 21, 2018 - 10:00am
August 8, 2018
The Brainerd City Council decided Monday, Aug. 6, to give the community two years to raise funds for the tower before making any other decisions. Brainerd Dispatch / Kelly Humphrey
It's a start - Community raises over $1,000 to save historic water tower
August 8, 2018 - 7:00am
August 7, 2018
The "sunset date" is set -- Aug. 6, 2020 -- for backers of the historic water tower to raise funds for its rehabilitation, a project estimated to cost between $2.4 million to $3 million. Brainerd Dispatch File Photo
Brainerd City Council: Council sets 'sunset date' for water tower
August 7, 2018 - 8:00am
July 30, 2018
Water tower donations to be collected at Crow Wing County Fair
July 30, 2018 - 7:46pm
July 18, 2018
A ground-level shot of the Brainerd historic water tower. Gaps in the eroded stucco exterior of the structure can been seen at the top-center portion of the bowl. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Pressing fixes, big changes await water tower
July 18, 2018 - 10:00am
July 14, 2018
Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Falling stucco prompts meetings for historic water tower's future
July 14, 2018 - 1:00pm
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