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June 20, 2019
Brainerd Fire Chief Tim Holmes tells city council members Monday, June 17, about his plans for a fire department needs and location study to figure out the best place to potentially place a new fire station in the future. Theresa Bourke / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd: Council moves forward with city hall renovation plan. Police, fire stations also on the docket
June 20, 2019 - 3:00am
June 18, 2019
Scott Magnuson, of Brainerd Public Utilities, addresses the Brainerd City Council Monday, June 17, with BPU's request to rezone the water treatment plan land from residential to industrial. Theresa Bourke / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd: Council reverses decision, rezones water treatment plant land
June 18, 2019 - 11:00am
June 11, 2019
Members of the Brainerd City Council convened Monday, June 10, for a workshop that largely dealt with spurring economic growth downtown. Much of this discussion revolved around the issue of parking and how to find a suitable arrangement for local government, businesses and consumers in the area. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch
Parking meters downtown? Brainerd City Council mulls measures in workshop
June 11, 2019 - 2:00pm
May 23, 2019
The water tower is lit up Wednesday, Jan. 16, in Brainerd. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Available now on the DispatchCast: Saving Brainerd's water tower
May 23, 2019 - 7:00pm
May 21, 2019
The Brainerd City Council agreed to implement at Community Member of the Month program, recognizing one exemplary community member each month. Screenshot, city of Brainerd
Brainerd to instate Community Member of the Month honors
May 21, 2019 - 2:11pm
May 9, 2019
Brainerd City Council members revisited its pitch to locate Region Five's proposed children's museum on the site of the Brainerd Public Library after public criticism Monday, May 6. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd council to re-examine library proposal for children's museum
May 9, 2019 - 8:29am
April 30, 2019
Renderings from the Minnesota Legislature website provide designs for the proposed Region Five Children's Museum.
Brainerd: City to pitch Lum Park for Region 5 children's museum
April 30, 2019 - 9:00am
April 18, 2019
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Water tower committee: Over $5,500 in the bank for water tower funds
April 18, 2019 - 4:05pm
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
April 3, 2019
A Brainerd City Council meeting Monday, April 1, resulted in a decision to raise the license fees for bars in the city and lower the fee for restaurants. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Restaurant license fees to decrease, bars to increase
April 3, 2019 - 9:00am
March 21, 2019
The Brainerd City Council nearly split down the line 4-3, indicating they're in favor of setting liquor license fees at $3,300 for bars and $2,700 for restaurants after a lengthy discussion. Members debated a rate that would foster a healthy balance of bars and restaurants, without penalizing some establishments in the city. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Members divided over annual liquor license fee rates
March 21, 2019 - 11:00am
Brainerd resident Doris Aasen created a water tower replica donation box for Brainerd's water tower committee to use to collect donations for the water tower project. Theresa Bourke / Brainerd Dispatch
Water tower committee to apply for Minnesota Historical Society grants
March 21, 2019 - 3:00am
March 6, 2019
The Brainerd City Council approved a project to reconstruct a portion of H Street, while also adding a sidewalk to the street between Northeast First and Third avenues. Theresa Bourke / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Council OKs northeast reconstruction projects
March 6, 2019 - 10:00am
March 5, 2019
Mike Angland, of WSN (far right) presents design proposals for updates to Brainerd City Hall and the fire and police stations to the city council during a council retreat Saturday, March 2. Theresa Bourke / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: How to fix the city's buildings - Council reviews plans for facilities updates, requests more info before moving forward
March 5, 2019 - 1:00pm
March 4, 2019
Brainerd city hall file photo. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: City government's new vision? 'Be the best Brainerd'
March 4, 2019 - 7:00am