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October 17, 2018
Members of the Brainerd City Council review documents during its Oct. 15 meeting. The council voted unanimously to approve a number of property vacations to the Brainerd School District amid concerns surrounding the district's handling of the issue. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Council approves vacating property for school district
October 17, 2018 - 11:00am
October 5, 2018
The school district petitioned the city in August to vacate the portion of Williams Street between Northwest Third and Fourth streets, and the portion of Northwest Third Street between Williams Street and the BNSF Railway Mainline Centerline Track. Screenshot / Google Maps
Brainerd City Council: Members table street vacation, look into school board conduct
October 5, 2018 - 10:00am
July 20, 2018
A washout on 11th Street Southeast between Laurel Street and Norwood Street is a hazard. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Sinkhole appears in BNSF spur line in south Brainerd
July 20, 2018 - 7:00am
July 11, 2018
Law enforcement vehicles block the 13th Street Southeast railroad crossing as a BNSF Railway coal train sits on the tracks before 3 a.m. in Brainerd. Renee Richardson / Brainerd Dispatch play button
Man dies after walking in front of train in Brainerd
July 11, 2018 - 5:16pm
Law enforcement vehicles block the 13th Street Southeast railroad crossing as a BNSF Railway coal train sits on the tracks before 3 a.m. in Brainerd. Renee Richardson / Brainerd Dispatch  play button
Person struck, killed by train in Brainerd
July 11, 2018 - 11:53am
July 6, 2018
Motorists who travel Highway 71 through Wadena will encounter delays and a detour as the road is closed between Highway 10 and Colfax Avenue beginning Monday, July 9. All lanes of Highway 71 in Wadena will open by 8 p.m. July 13, the Minnesota Department of Transportation reported. BrainerdDispatch.com / Google Maps
Highway 71 in Wadena closes week of July 9
July 6, 2018 - 8:00am
May 20, 2018
Knollwood Drive from Highway 210 to Foley Road will close beginning 9 a.m. Monday, May 21, for rehabilitation of the BNSF Railway crossing. Google Maps illustration
Knollwood to close May 21 for railroad crossing work
May 20, 2018 - 12:00pm
April 10, 2018
Firefighters respond to multiple calls, including elevator rescue
April 10, 2018 - 9:00am
January 3, 2018
 Five ships wait at anchor in the ice and fog on Lake Superior Monday afternoon. Bob King / Forum News Service
Arctic air anchors frozen freighters to bring Minn. shipping industry to a crawl
January 3, 2018 - 7:54am
July 17, 2017
Two injured near Bemidji in train-pickup crash
July 17, 2017 - 3:56pm
June 9, 2017
The BNSF Railway train pauses next to the historic clock tower building before taking passengers on down the line. (Kelly Humphrey, Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery)
All Aboard: BNSF offers special ride to its employees
June 9, 2017 - 5:00am
May 11, 2017
Highway 27 in Little Falls to close for railway repairs
May 11, 2017 - 4:30am
April 26, 2017
Comment period opens for passenger rail plan linking Twin Cities to Duluth
April 26, 2017 - 3:20am
February 2, 2017
Paul Hester of BNSF Railway Co., right, tells a Minnesota House committee on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, about hazardous materials response plans by the railroad. Don Davis / Forum News Serviceplay button
Oil train numbers drop along with oil prices
February 2, 2017 - 5:58pm
December 14, 2016
Anoka County sheriff: 18-year old woman killed by BNSF train slipped in snow
December 14, 2016 - 12:30pm
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