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January 12, 2019
Brainerd council schedules special meeting
A special Brainerd City Council meeting will take place 6 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 15. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the Memorial Park...
January 12, 2019 - 11:00am
January 11, 2019
Special Brainerd City Council meeting set
There will be a special Brainerd City Council meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, to discuss the Memorial and Mill Avenue Park lease agreements, in the city hall council chambers, third floor, 501 Laurel St., Brainerd. The meeting is open to the public.
January 11, 2019 - 9:30am
Mill Ave. Park future uncertain, pending new lease agreement
A pending lease agreement between the city of Brainerd and Brainerd Industrial Center owner Mike Higgins creates uncertainty for the public uses...
January 11, 2019 - 7:00am
November 24, 2018
Reader Opinion: World War II memorial
I would like to make a clarification to the article in the Brainerd Dispatch about the Brainerd City Council. I am the person who made a suggestion about a memorial to the veterans of World War II. With the help and backing of all six service organizations in Brainerd we have raised...
November 24, 2018 - 5:30am
September 5, 2018
2 charged following drug raid near Brainerd's Memorial Park
Drug agents with the Lakes Area Drug Investigative Division confiscated methamphetamine along with several rounds of ammunition in a drug bust...
September 5, 2018 - 5:00am
August 23, 2018
Reader Opinion: Honoring veterans
Over four days, Aug. 9-12, the VFW 16 and under baseball state tournament was played in Brainerd. There were approximately 200 young men from the teams and their conduct was very good and a tribute to their communities.
August 23, 2018 - 5:30am
July 8, 2018
Softball: Wounded Warrior Amputee game highlights patriotic weekend in Brainerd July 13-15
Indianapolis Colts offensive lineman Joe Haeg and Arizona Coyotes forward Josh Archibald are scheduled to play for the Team USA All-Stars when...
July 8, 2018 - 12:00pm
April 17, 2018
Baseball: Brainerd skills clinic postponed until May 2
The Brainerd Parks and Recreation Department's youth baseball skills clinic for Mustang, Bronco and Pony league players has been postponed from Wednesday, April 18, to 5:30 p.m. May 2 at Memorial Park due to field conditions. Mustang players will meet at the youth baseball field,...
April 17, 2018 - 10:30am
February 13, 2018
Ronny Studenski with Starry Electric pounds the frozen dirt off an auger, which was used for drilling holes for new lights Monday at Memorial...
February 13, 2018 - 1:00pm
December 5, 2017
Brainerd City Council: City to light up Memorial Park field
Memorial Park will shine a little brighter next year after Brainerd City Council approved a motion to go forward with the purchase of new lights...
December 5, 2017 - 7:00am
July 20, 2017
Entertainment Briefs - July 20
Watch for Blue Moon at Gregory Park The Blue Moon Jazz Quintet will perform a free concert 7 p.m. Thursday, July 20, in the Gregory Park bandstand....
July 20, 2017 - 3:00pm
July 1, 2017
Softball: Wounded Warriors will inspire Brainerd fans
"Life Without a Limb is Limitless." That's the mantra of the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team (WWAST) which will play an exhibition game...
July 1, 2017 - 9:00am
July 12, 2016
Rains set record; flooding widespread in lakes area
While on their way to work Tuesday morning, three electricians never expected to accidentally land a stunt fit for a Hollywood movie. As the...
July 12, 2016 - 9:56pm
July 11, 2016
Slow-Pitch Softball: Shante/Bismarck Radiology wins 'Hop' tournament
The Shante/Bismarck Radiology of Brainerd won the championship in the 38th annual Brainerd Men's Invitational—"This One's for Hop"—Sunday at Memorial Park. Runner-up was The Box team from Fargo. Mike Trisco of Tepley Rocks Drywall of Brainerd won the home run derby. All...
July 11, 2016 - 7:09pm
July 15, 2015
Slow-Pitch Softball: Tepley Rocks Drywall/Shep's wins title
Tepley Rocks Drywall/Shep's fought back through the losers' bracket to defeat Shep's/Baxter Insurance Group twice to win the 37th annual Hopper Softball Tournament Sunday at Memorial Park in Brainerd. Schiffler Liquors of Browerville finished third. Shep's/Move U won the consolation...
July 15, 2015 - 6:48pm