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June 20, 2019
Brainerd: Council moves forward with city hall renovation plan. Police, fire stations also on the docket
More than 1 1/2 of lengthy discussions led to concrete plans for the future of Brainerd's government and public safety facilities. A 2017 facilities...
June 20, 2019 - 3:00am
June 18, 2019
Brainerd: Council reverses decision, rezones water treatment plant land
After hearing new information, the Brainerd City Council reversed a previous decision, now agreeing to rezone 50 Jenny St.—the site of...
June 18, 2019 - 11:00am
June 11, 2019
Parking meters downtown? Brainerd City Council mulls measures in workshop
Efforts to continue the revitalization of downtown Brainerd may be at a crossroads—a tricky balancing act, as members of the Brainerd City...
June 11, 2019 - 2:00pm
May 23, 2019
Available now on the DispatchCast: Saving Brainerd's water tower
The latest DispatchCast podcast episode is available now and explores Brainerd residents' efforts to save the city's historic downtown water...
May 23, 2019 - 7:00pm
May 21, 2019
Brainerd to instate Community Member of the Month honors
Exemplary Brainerd community members will get their time to shine in the spotlight after city council members agreed to implement a Community...
May 21, 2019 - 2:11pm
May 9, 2019
Brainerd council to re-examine library proposal for children's museum
The Brainerd City Council agreed to revisit its pitch to locate Region Five's proposed children's museum at the Brainerd Public Library site...
May 9, 2019 - 8:29am
April 30, 2019
Brainerd: City to pitch Lum Park for Region 5 children's museum
Lum Park is decidedly the best spot for Region Five's proposed children's museum, according to the Brainerd City Council. That's the primary...
April 30, 2019 - 9:00am
April 18, 2019
Water tower committee: Over $5,500 in the bank for water tower funds
The citizen group raising funds to save Brainerd's historic water tower is up to $5,516 and continues working to meet its goal before October...
April 18, 2019 - 4:05pm
April 17, 2019
Brainerd: Council to contribute funds to water tower restoration efforts
In one opinion, restoring Brainerd's historical water tower isn't worth the costly price tag, but the city council will contribute funds nonetheless....
April 17, 2019 - 9:00am
April 3, 2019
Brainerd City Council: Restaurant license fees to decrease, bars to increase
Despite a voice of opposition, liquor establishments in Brainerd choosing to classify themselves as restaurants instead of bars will see a decrease...
April 3, 2019 - 9:00am
March 21, 2019
Brainerd City Council: Members divided over annual liquor license fee rates
The Brainerd City Council voted in two distinctly divided camps when it came to the matter of liquor license fees. Liquor-selling entities—which...
March 21, 2019 - 11:00am
Water tower committee to apply for Minnesota Historical Society grants
Physical plans for restoration are the next step in the Brainerd Water Tower Committee's attempt to save the historic downtown structure. "What...
March 21, 2019 - 3:00am
March 6, 2019
Brainerd City Council: Council OKs northeast reconstruction projects
Despite two comments against the projects, the Brainerd City Council gave the go-ahead for two street projects in northeast Brainerd. The council...
March 6, 2019 - 10:00am
March 5, 2019
Brainerd City Council: How to fix the city's buildings - Council reviews plans for facilities updates, requests more info before moving forward
Plans are forming for updates to Brainerd City Hall, along with the city's police and fire stations, but council members want more information...
March 5, 2019 - 1:00pm
March 4, 2019
Brainerd City Council: City government's new vision? 'Be the best Brainerd'
"Be the best Brainerd." A few simple words chosen by the Brainerd City Council to represent the city's vision. Council members landed on this...
March 4, 2019 - 7:00am