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January 29, 2019
Salvation Army in Brainerd among those serving federal employees
January 29, 2019 - 4:30am
January 18, 2019
Anyone interested in raising funds to save Brainerd's historic water tower can reach out to the water tower committee to use its seal and signify the fundraiser is committee-approved.
Water tower committee: Group creates seal for water tower fundraising use
January 18, 2019 - 8:00am
January 15, 2019
Brainerd School Board members elected Sue Kern as the new board chair Monday, Jan. 14. Kern takes over from previous chair Ruth Nelson, who is still on the board. Theresa Bourke / Brainerd Dispatchplay button
Brainerd Public Schools: Black Lance joins board, Kern elected chair
January 15, 2019 - 10:00am
January 8, 2019
The Nisswa Lions collected toys, household items and women's clothing from club members and donated them to the Mid-Minnesota Women's Shelter in Brainerd. The club collected enough items to fill the back of a car and delivered them on Nov. 28.
Nisswa Lions donate to shelter
January 8, 2019 - 8:00am
December 23, 2018
Lts. Jennifer and Scott Ruse are the newest leaders of the Brainerd Lakes Salvation Army. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Salvation Army newbies roll with the punches, tackle challenges
December 23, 2018 - 7:00am
December 22, 2018
Marketing Director Lisa Wood holds a cat named Pluto Friday, Dec. 21, at the Babinski Foundation in Pequot Lakes. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Don't think pets for last-minute gifts: Local shelters offer alternative ideas
December 22, 2018 - 9:00am
December 21, 2018
The Brainerd Lakes Salvation Army includes a worship and service center at 208 S. Fifth St. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Coming Sunday: Army of goodness
December 21, 2018 - 3:00pm
December 20, 2018
Brainerd council accepts donations
December 20, 2018 - 10:30am
December 19, 2018
A Google Maps image shows the unmarked intersection of North Fifth and Holly streets in Brainerd, where city council members agreed to put a stop sign.
Brainerd City Council: Stop sign to mark North 5th, Holly Street intersection
December 19, 2018 - 12:00pm
December 12, 2018
As part of the “Be a Santa to a Senior" program, a senior smiles at the Christmas gift she receives from a caregiver from Home Instead Senior Care. Submitted photo / Home Instead Senior Care
Gift program hopes to brighten local seniors' Christmas
December 12, 2018 - 1:00pm
December 7, 2018
Crow Wing County employees give to local United Way
December 7, 2018 - 7:30am
November 27, 2018
Benefit for 12-year-old girl Friday at The Woods
November 27, 2018 - 4:30am
November 21, 2018
Sharing Bread Soup Kitchen in Brainerd has been helping to feed those in need since 1987. The non-denominational, nonprofit Christian organization nearly closed last year, but is in better shape financially going into this winter. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Sharing Bread Soup Kitchen is thankful for community support
November 21, 2018 - 5:00pm
November 13, 2018
Toys For Kids program kicks off: Donations and families in need sought
November 13, 2018 - 10:30am
November 2, 2018
Women's shelter seeks donations for clients for holidays
November 2, 2018 - 6:30am