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Cassandra Torstenson

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 9, 2019
Residents filled Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints church on Buffalo Hills Lane in Brainerd to voice their opinions on a proposed project to reconstruct a portion of Buffalo Hills Lane later this year. Theresa Bourke / Brainerd Dispatch
Opposition to Buffalo Hills Lane project, assessments continue
January 9, 2019 - 9:00am
December 12, 2018
Brainerd School Board members discuss matters during their meeting Monday, Dec. 10, at the Washington Educational Services building. Theresa Bourke / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd: Disconnect persists between city, district on parking plan
December 12, 2018 - 5:00am
November 14, 2018
Brainerd City Council and school district representatives met Tuesday, Nov. 13, to discuss the district's property acquisition proposal and the need for more parking around elementary schools. Theresa Bourke / Brainerd Disptach
More parking at Brainerd schools? City, school leaders discuss
November 14, 2018 - 8:00am
November 3, 2018
Brainerd City Hall as seen after dark Friday, Nov. 2. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd council fires building official Tim Caughey
November 3, 2018 - 11:00am
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
October 18, 2018
Roughly 100 community members fill a gym in the Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Church on Buffalo Hills Lane for a public information meeting on a proposed reconstruction project for Buffalo Hills Lane. Theresa Bourke / Brainerd Dispatch
Proposed road project spawns objections in Buffalo Hills community
October 18, 2018 - 10:00am
September 19, 2018
Brainerd City Council members discuss the city's liquor ordinance Monday, Sept. 17.
Theresa Bourke / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Members struggle to define bars vs. restaurants
September 19, 2018 - 10:00am
September 18, 2018
Brainerd Finance Director Connie Hillman explains different financial scenarios for council members to take into account before setting a preliminary levy Monday, Sept. 17. Theresa Bourke / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Council sets prelim. 2019 levy at 6%
September 18, 2018 - 11:00am
September 5, 2018
Brainerd City Council President Dave Pritschet calls for a vote during the Tuesday, Sept. 4, council meeting.
Theresa Bourke / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Appoints 4 to Historical Water Tower Citizen Committee
September 5, 2018 - 2:00pm
August 21, 2018
Brainerd City Council members discuss matters at their Monday, Aug. 20 meeting.
Theresa Bourke / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Downtown lot increases to 3-hour parking
August 21, 2018 - 10:00am
July 29, 2018
Cassandra Torstenson Thursday, July 26, at Brainerd City Hall. She took over as city administrator in January. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Government work is Torstenson's calling
July 29, 2018 - 6:00am
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
July 14, 2018
Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Falling stucco prompts meetings for historic water tower's future
July 14, 2018 - 1:00pm
June 26, 2018
City Administrator Cassandra Torstenson (left), Council President Dave Pritschet, Mayor Ed Menk and council member Kelly Bevans -- along with the rest of the council -- spent later Monday afternoon and evening, June 25, hashing out possible visions for the city to follow. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Brain(erd)storming: Members convene retreat to discuss facilities solutions
June 26, 2018 - 12:51am