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Cass County Board: Fewer recycling options possible because of misuse
Pequot Lakes: School board approves preliminary budget
Brainerd: Council moves forward with city hall renovation plan. Police, fire stations also on the docket
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Mexico becomes first country to ratify USMCA North American trade deal
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Minnesota farmer suing the state charged after products test high for THC
How teens can capitalize on the tight job market for summer jobs
Justin Trudeau approves Trans Mountain pipeline expansion
The sky is falling for fast food, but not for Chick-fil-A. Here's why
Indigenous artists, businesses will showcase work at first 'Trading at the Red River' event in Fargo
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Basketball: Area 8th graders win title
Legion Baseball: Brainerd splits with Rogers
Area Legion Baseball: Swenson pitches Pillager to win
Three 3-run innings lift Red Sox past Twins
Three UND recruits have taken different paths to potential late-round selections
Athlete of the Week
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Reader Opinion: Tour of Lakes a success
Sheriff's Corner: There are rules regarding water rafts on Minnesota lakes
Reader Opinion: Parents must be aware
Reader Opinion: Don't drop the ball
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Rescuing a raptor: Neighbors, volunteers return eaglet to nest
Dokken: Read and heed aquatic nuisance species and aquatic invasive species laws — everywhere you travel
Trolling for the Troops thanks veterans for their service
Myers: In praise of the 17-inch walleye
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
'Play for Patrick' screenings slated Thursday at Eagle View
Lost Italian: Delicious and nutritious, celebrate our agricultural superfood with Edamame Pesto
Wayback Wednesday: Deadly Fergus Falls "Great Cyclone" happened 100 years ago this week
Methodists' stance on homosexuality divides the church
Competition drives healthier habits at Bremer Bank and MMFCU
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Performing Arts - June 20
Lawsuit: Carrie Underwood, NFL stole 'Sunday Night Football' theme
WHO has deemed video-game addiction a mental disorder. But how much play is too much?
Heiress, jeans queen, Gloria Vanderbilt dies
'Pure love on the dance floor': Celebrating the jingle dress tradition
Her Voice Magazine
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Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Scott and Shirley Young
Essentia Health - St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Tom & Peggy Woog
Darren A. Lind
Robert "Bob" Masters
Elven Ray Holloway
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Art Honoring Nature exhibit slated this weekend
This Was Brainerd - June 20
Nisswa Lions event raises $19,000 to fight diabetes. White Cane Drive is June 22
Explore Music! kids camp opens registration
This Was Brainerd - June 19
KLICK! Photo Galleries
This Was Brainerd
Crow Wing Co. In-Custody
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February 15, 2019
Brainerd: Planning commission looks to update zoning regulations, promote economic development
A complete rewrite of Brainerd's zoning ordinance may be in the city's near future. The idea unfolded while the planning commission met for a...
February 15, 2019 - 12:00pm
February 11, 2019
New community development director looks to put Brainerd on the map
From Minnesota to Colorado to Texas and back again. That's the path that led David Chanski to his new post as Brainerd's community development...
February 11, 2019 - 8:00am
November 6, 2018
Brainerd City: Council hires community development director
The Brainerd City Council hired a replacement for City Planner Mark Ostgarden when he retires in January. David Chanski will take over as the...
November 6, 2018 - 9:00am
Brainerd council discusses assessments for Buffalo Hills Lane project
Brainerd residents with land involved in the upcoming Buffalo Hills Lane reconstruction project will be assessed based on number of lots. After...
September 6, 2018 - 7:00am
August 8, 2018
Brainerd City Council: Council mulls revised zones for some properties
Looks like there might be a lot of proverbial lines redrawn in the proverbial sand. During a meeting Monday, Aug. 6, the Brainerd City Council...
August 8, 2018 - 12:00pm
July 24, 2018
Brainerd City Council: Petitioner for mini pig ordinance reveals himself
The plot thickens. Previously unidentified in Brainerd City Council meetings, the petitioner for an ordinance change that would allow miniature...
July 24, 2018 - 10:00am
July 19, 2018
Brainerd City Council: Members contemplate allowing mini pigs in city
What disappears the moment its name is spoken? Silence. And silence might derail any motivations the Brainerd City Council may have to allow...
July 19, 2018 - 10:00am
July 12, 2018
Brainerd comprehensive plan update survey now open
The city of Brainerd is asking residents to participate in a survey for its comprehensive plan update process. It is seeking input to help define community-developed goals and aspirations to guide future planning efforts that will help create a vision for the next 15-20 years.
July 12, 2018 - 10:30am
July 7, 2018
Brainerd City Council: Possible amendment for crematoriums on docket
The Brainerd City Council is going back to the drawing board with a hard look at revising statutes—namely, whether to allow mortuaries,...
July 7, 2018 - 10:00am
June 22, 2018
Brainerd City Council: Members mull allowing mini pigs in city limits
The Brainerd City Council conducted its first hearing Monday, June 18, of a proposed ordinance change to allow mini pigs within city limits—a...
June 22, 2018 - 6:34pm
June 8, 2018
Brainerd City Council: City to install chalk box to fend off Kiwanis Park vandals
What stops graffiti vandals and promotes fun and creativity for all ages? The Brainerd City Council is hoping chalk will do just that—it...
June 8, 2018 - 11:00am
May 10, 2018
Brainerd City Council: City imposes 30-day liquor license hold
On-sale liquor license applications are on hold for 30 days, per a moratorium passed by the Brainerd City Council with a vote of 5-2. "We feel...
May 10, 2018 - 10:59am
May 9, 2018
Brainerd City Council: Members approve Thrifty White parking lot
The Brainerd City Council voted 6-1 to approve a conditional use permit with conditions for a parking lot adjoining the new Thrifty White Pharmacy...
May 9, 2018 - 3:00am
May 8, 2018
Brainerd Area Landlord Association meeting set
The Brainerd Area Landlord Association will meet 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 9, at the Brainerd Police Station training/meeting room. Speakers will be Mark Ostgarden, Brainerd city planner; Ashley Kaisershot, National Joint Powers Alliance planner; and Tad Erickson, Region Five Development...
May 8, 2018 - 12:30pm
April 4, 2018
Brainerd City Council: Green light for 2-phase St. Francis expansion
The Brainerd City Council approved a two-phase conditional use permit for St. Francis Catholic Church, to expand the church building and create...
April 4, 2018 - 9:00am