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January 2, 2019
Minnesota traffic deaths increase 6% in 2018
January 2, 2019 - 3:43pm
November 14, 2018
Construction on the Dennis Drummond Wine Co. south of Brainerd began in the summer of 2016 with a grand opening slated April 1, 2017. The former farm field is being transformed into a wine company, bistro and event center for 300. Renee Richardson / Brainerd Dispatch
Sour grapes no more, township winery can make wine
November 14, 2018 - 5:00am
October 17, 2018
Cass County Board: Fewer children in out of home placements, but costs rise
October 17, 2018 - 7:00am
August 15, 2018
Nicole Weigel answers a 911 call during her shift at a dispatch center in 2016. 911 services in Minnesota and North Dakota went down for a brief period on Aug. 1, 2018. Jesse Trelstad / Forum News Service
CenturyLink: 750 calls to 911 missed during Aug. 1 outage caused by human error in Minnesota, North Dakota
August 15, 2018 - 4:43pm
October 9, 2017
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WATCH: 11-year-old Minn. girl narrowly avoids being struck by truck upon exiting school bus
October 9, 2017 - 4:48pm
September 14, 2017
A sign in the door of the Brainerd License Office asking for customers' patience with the state's new Minnesota Licensing and Registration System computer system is pictured Wednesday. The sloth is a reference to a joke from the film "Zootopia," when Department of Motor Vehicles workers are all sloths and move comically slow. Zach Kayser/Brainerd Dispatch
'It was very emotional': Local DMV contends with state computer foul-up
September 14, 2017 - 6:00am
April 22, 2017
Construction continues on the Dennis Drummond Wine Co. south of Brainerd Friday. The winery is slated to open this spring, but is running into a zoning issue in order to obtain a farm winery license. Kelly Humphrey/Brainerd Dispatch
State denies license for Brainerd winery ahead of opening
April 22, 2017 - 4:00am
September 14, 2016
State officials visit to northwest Minnesota counties to assess storm damages
September 14, 2016 - 10:26pm
July 6, 2016
Cass County Board: Pretrial program saving money
July 6, 2016 - 6:13pm
Law enforcement increases speed patrols
July 6, 2016 - 6:10pm
February 21, 2016
Tom Lund (left) and Chris Kellett of Minnesota Personal Safety Training and Lund Enterprises teach a Minnesota permit to carry course Saturday at Mills Fleet Farm Indoor Shooting & Archery. (Kelly Humphrey, Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery)
Permits to carry see surge
February 21, 2016 - 11:32am
January 12, 2016
Crow Wing County law enforcement honored in TZD efforts
January 12, 2016 - 5:48pm
August 19, 2015
Brainerd Dispatch file photo.
State approves 975K in disaster funding for July 12 storm
August 19, 2015 - 9:39pm
July 14, 2015
Adam Larson uses a skid loader to add more wood to a burn pile of storm debris Tuesday at Kavanaugh’s Sylvan Lake Resort as they clean up after Sunday night’s storm. (Kelly Humphrey, Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery)
County seeking disaster relief
July 14, 2015 - 9:58pm
July 7, 2015
Extra enforcement on roads beginning Friday
July 7, 2015 - 9:11pm