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February 16, 2019
The Eggs & Issues panel featured state Rep. Josh Heintzeman, R-Nisswa (left, state Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka, R-Nisswa, state Rep. John Poston, R-Lake Shore, state Sen. Carrie Ruud, R-Breezy Point and state Rep. Dale Lueck, R-Aitkin. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatchplay button
Eggs & Issues forum participants talk scrambled politics in St. Paul
February 16, 2019 - 9:00am
December 31, 2018
Brainerd High School student Caroline Benson (second from left) speaks during a mental health panel with moderator Kathy Sell from Essentia (left), Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce President Matt Kilian and Essentia Health-Central President Adam Rees Thursday at Lakewood Evangelical Free Church in Baxter. Also participating were Central Lakes College President Hara Charlier, president of Nystrom & Associates, Brian Nystrom, and psychiatrist Peter Neifert. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch - Video
2018 Top 10: No. 2 - Mental health awareness comes to forefront following suicides
December 31, 2018 - 11:00am
November 16, 2018
Marie Kirsch (center) speaks on stage after learning she was the winner of the Destination Downtown Business Challenge Thursday, Nov. 15, during the Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce Celebration of Excellence award dinner at Cragun’s Resort on Gull Lake. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery and Videoplay button
And the winner is ... Knotty Pine Bakery. Bakery wins $50,000 prize in Destination Downtown Business Challenge
November 16, 2018 - 3:46pm
November 7, 2018
Baxter City Council candidates field questions from Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce President Matt Kilian Friday, Oct. 12, during a candidate forum at Yesterday's Gone in Brainerd -- Connie Lyscio (left), Mary Marana, Robert Nesheim, Lori Rubin and Zach Tabatt. Theresa Bourke / Brainerd Dispatch Videoplay button
Baxter City Council: Candidates talk taxes, economic development, recreation
November 7, 2018 - 11:02am
November 2, 2018
A brightly dressed Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce president, Matt Kilian, celebrating the official opening of Brainerd's newly constructed South Sixth Street. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Kilian to serve on Minnesota Chamber of Commerce Board
November 2, 2018 - 1:00pm
November 1, 2018
A drone flying high about Brainerd shows the newly constructed South Sixth Street, which community members celebrated during a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday, Oct. 31. Jim Stafford / Brainerd Dispatch videoplay button
South 6th Street open for business
November 1, 2018 - 5:00am
October 27, 2018
Joy Potthoff (left) and her granddaughter Marie Kirsch make cookies at her home in Nisswa. Kirsch is a finalist in the Destination Downtown contest with her Knotty Pine Bakery, inspired by her grandmother’s baking. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Finalists vie for 2nd Destination Downtown business prize
October 27, 2018 - 7:00am
September 1, 2018
Progress: Flexibility a key in employee retention
September 1, 2018 - 7:00pm
Progress: Destination Downtown Business Challenge continues to spark interest, entrepreneurs
September 1, 2018 - 11:00am
Construction crews work inside the new Thrifty White Pharmacy building going up on the corner of Washington and North Second streets in Brainerd near Hardee's. Shingobee Builders Inc. is the general contractor on the project. Renee Richardson / Brainerd Dispatch
Progress: Lakes area economy is red hot - Construction points to confidence, investment in future
September 1, 2018 - 3:00am
August 27, 2018
Minnesota State Chancellor Devinder Malhotra (right) along with Matt Kilian, president of the Brainerd Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce. Submitted photo / Central Lakes College
CLC, Minnesota State lead workforce development roundtable
August 27, 2018 - 9:00am
June 29, 2018
People gather for this year's Destination Downtown Business Challenge kickoff Thursday, June 28, at the old Iron Rail in downtown Brainerd. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery and Videoplay button
Sustaining Brainerd's buzz: 2nd Destination Downtown Business Challenge to begin
June 29, 2018 - 4:00am
June 16, 2018
Walking along South Eighth Street in downtown Brainerd. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd launches second contest to attract businesses to its downtown
June 16, 2018 - 8:00am
June 15, 2018
University of Minnesota Ph.D. student Elliot Charette speaks to community members about his feasibility study on Crosslake’s proposed National Loon Center Friday, June 8, at Manhattan Beach Lodge. Theresa Bourke / Echo Journal
Crosslake: National Loon Center deemed feasible. Questions raised, answered about project's scope
June 15, 2018 - 5:00am
June 1, 2018
Essentia Health-Central President Adam Rees (second from right) speaks during a mental health panel with moderator Kathy Sell from Essentia (left), Brainerd High School student Caroline Benson, Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce President Matt Kilian and Central Lakes College President Hara Charlier Thursday at Lakewood Evangelical Free Church in Baxter. Also participating were president of Nystrom & Associates, Brian Nystrom, and psychiatrist Peter Neifert. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch - Videoplay button
Community leaders share personal, painful stories
June 1, 2018 - 4:00am
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