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Myers: In praise of the 17-inch walleye
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Library adds painting classes for art contest
Young female vocalist Lauren Alaina to make trek to Lakes Jam 2019
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This Was Brainerd - June 16
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May 31, 2019
World War II monument dedication June 9 at Memorial Park
A World War II monument dedication ceremony will take place at 1 p.m. June 9 at Memorial Park in Brainerd. The monument will be located next...
May 31, 2019 - 11:00am
March 29, 2019
Danek Hamilton pours out a pair of rain boots after wading through a flooded parking lot and the water reached over his boot tops Wednesday,...
March 29, 2019 - 1:00pm
January 16, 2019
Brainerd City Council: Council agrees to steep increase in Mill Ave. Park lease
With an agreement reached, the ice rinks and ball fields at Mill Avenue Park in northeast Brainerd will stay right where they are for another...
January 16, 2019 - 3:00am
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