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February 22, 2019
Construction begins on the new Northern Minnesota Railroad Heritage Association building in Crosslake. Submitted photo.
Construction underway in Crosslake for model railroad museum building
February 22, 2019 - 4:00am
February 20, 2019
A preliminary plan from architect Douglas Oldham shows the potential layout for a new development in Baxter south of Baxter Village. Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Baxter City Council: Council considers 'green' parking lot for Baxter Village
February 20, 2019 - 11:00am
February 14, 2019
Updates to Forestview Middle School include revamped parent drop-off/pick-up areas and a new secure entrance. Image courtesy of ICS Consulting and Widseth Smith Nolting
Brainerd Public Schools: Board approves updates to drop-off area at Forestview
February 14, 2019 - 5:00am
February 12, 2019
Brainerd School Board members discuss the 2019-20 school year calendar during a meeting Monday, Feb. 11, at the Washington Educational Services Building. Theresa Bourke / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd Public Schools: Spring break not to be included in 2019-20 school year
February 12, 2019 - 5:00am
January 29, 2019
A rendering shows preliminary plans for the updated bus and parent drop-off/pick-up area at Forestview Middle School in Baxter. Map courtesy of Widseth Smith Nolting and ICS Consulting
Brainerd Public Schools: Changes coming to drop-off area at Forestview
January 29, 2019 - 10:00am
January 16, 2019
Brainerd High School is among several buildings in the Brainerd School District to undergo construction after last April's successful bonding referendum. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd Public Schools: Building projects moving along steadily
January 16, 2019 - 10:00am
January 10, 2019
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Signal light at Cypress now in operation
January 10, 2019 - 12:00pm
January 8, 2019
Crow Wing County: Highway construction summarized
January 8, 2019 - 4:00am
January 5, 2019
Brainerd Family Restaurant is part of the newly renovated hotel on Business 371 in south Brainerd with a new Quality Inn & Suites and EconoLodge business opening there. The property is independently owned by Twin Cities Hospitality LLC. under a license by Choice Hotels International. Pete Mohs / Brainerd Dispatch
Biz Buzz: What did 2018 bring to the lakes area? Planet Fitness opens soon
January 5, 2019 - 9:00am
December 31, 2018
Work continues in the rain Thursday, Sept. 20, on South Sixth Street construction. The project on South Sixth Street has made it all the way to Washington Street in Brainerd. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
2018 Top 10: No. 3 - Lakes area weathers headache-inducing construction season
December 31, 2018 - 12:00pm
December 13, 2018
A rendering shows the proposed front view of the new elementary school in Baxter, located off Jasperwood Drive. Photo courtesy of Widseth Smith Nolting and ICS Consulting
Brainerd Public Schools: Board reviews designs for high school, new elementary school
December 13, 2018 - 1:00pm
December 12, 2018
Crow Wing County Administrator Tim Houle (left) welcomes people to the public hearing about the 2019 budget and levy during the Tuesday, Dec. 11, county board meeting before a presentation by Finance Director Jason Rausch. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Up they go: Crow Wing County ends 8-year streak of reduced taxes
December 12, 2018 - 10:05am
November 13, 2018
A rendering from Widseth Smith Nolting shows the front view of Nisswa Elementary School with the proposed updates and additions, expected to be complete in August 2020.
Brainerd Public Schools: Board reviews preliminary designs for Nisswa Elementary - Public feedback sought
November 13, 2018 - 7:00am
November 5, 2018
Major street projects near completion, prepare for winter intersession. Highway 210/Golf Course Drive intersection reopens
November 5, 2018 - 9:00am
October 27, 2018
Brainerd City Administrator Cassandra Torstenson gives city council members a tour of city hall Wednesday, Oct. 24, to show the building's many deficiencies. Right is council member Kelly Bevans. Theresa Bourke / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council explores building a new city hall
October 27, 2018 - 6:00am