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April 17, 2019
The Brainerd City Council agreed to contribute funds to further efforts by the city's water tower committee to secure restoration grants for historic downtown water tower. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd: Council to contribute funds to water tower restoration efforts
April 17, 2019 - 9:00am
January 23, 2019
Members of the Brainerd Parks and Recreation Board meet Tuesday, Jan. 22, to discuss the new lease agreement for Mill Avenue Park. The lease agreement -- set at $20,000 for two years between the city and Brainerd Industrial Center -- is a steep increase in costs over previous property arrangements. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch
Mill Ave. Park deal buys time for city of Brainerd to plan next move
January 23, 2019 - 9:00am
January 16, 2019
The Brainerd City Council approved a new lease agreement with Brainerd Industrial Center owner Mike Higgins for the public use of Mill Avenue Park for the next two years. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Council agrees to steep increase in Mill Ave. Park lease
January 16, 2019 - 3:00am
January 11, 2019
A skater practices his hockey skills on one of the ice rinks at Mill Avenue Park in northeast Brainerd Wednesday, Jan. 9. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Mill Ave. Park future uncertain, pending new lease agreement
January 11, 2019 - 7:00am
January 10, 2019
This 2017 file photo shows paper bales processed by GreenForest Recycling at the Brainerd Industrial Center. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Firefighters get helping hand in putting fire out at BIC
January 10, 2019 - 5:00am
November 8, 2018
Brainerd City Hall as seen after dark  Friday, Nov. 2. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Members hear arguments for, against proposed moratorium
November 8, 2018 - 5:00am
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
March 23, 2017
The ordinance would have removed the paragraph on snow emergencies from the code and replaced it with a paragraph on snow removal parking regulations. In the event of snowfall requiring snow removal from city streets, the city engineer would declare a snow plowing parking restriction. Under this restriction, there would be no parking on all city streets, except within downtown Brainerd, between 5 a.m. and 7 p.m. or until the streets have been plowed to full width. Illustration
Brainerd City Council: Changes considered to winter parking regulations
March 23, 2017 - 9:00am
February 28, 2017
Brainerd Public Utilities Commission continues to look at renewable energy options, secretary/finance director Todd Wicklund said, with a focus on solar power. The feasibility hinges on generation capacity, he said, as it requires 6-7 acres of solar panels to generate a megawatt of electricity. There's 10 acres of roof space at BIC, Mike Higgins, owner of the Brainerd Industrial Center said, which could be used to mount solar panels. Illustration
BPU: Commission talks renewable energy options
February 28, 2017 - 10:44pm
October 18, 2016
Nancy Connolly addresses the Brainerd City Council Monday night about the city removing signs from the right-of-way of streets. 
Spenser Bickett/Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Sudden sign ordinance enforcement questioned
October 18, 2016 - 9:07am
August 2, 2016
Brainerd Industrial Center owner Mike Higgins (right) addresses the Brainerd City Council Monday night about issues he has been having with council President Gary Scheeler. Also pictured is council member Chip Borkenhagen. (Brainerd Dispatch/Spenser Bickett)
Brainerd City Council: Council president butts heads with business owner
August 2, 2016 - 10:24pm
July 27, 2016
BPU: Water levels receding
July 27, 2016 - 9:50pm
May 4, 2016
Brainerd Industrial Center sign. Brainerd Dispatch file photo.
Brainerd City Council: Reduce, reuse, recycle
May 4, 2016 - 10:57pm
December 15, 2015
Mann Lake Manufacturing Manager Dave Peterson explains the production process of wooden components for bee keeping hives that will be made at its new facility at the Brainerd Industrial Center. (Kelly Humphrey, Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery and Video)
Mann Lake expands jobs, manufacturing to Brainerd
December 15, 2015 - 7:34pm
July 23, 2015
Brainerd City Council: City Council perceptions discussed
July 23, 2015 - 10:01am