Weather Forecast


Event slated to support Brainerd Public Schools

The Brainerd Public Schools Foundation invites the public to support public education by attending The Big Event from 5-9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, in the sports center at Cragun’s Resort.

The event will feature dinner and dessert, silent and live auctions, games, student talent performances, photo opportunities and cash bar.

Rebecca Yeh of Nisswa, Miss Minnesota and a 2011 Brainerd High School graduate, will perform. Jessica Miles, formerly of Lake Shore, a KSTP TV news anchor and a 1995 graduate of Brainerd High School, will be master of ceremonies.

Tickets are $50 each and can be purchased online at or at Lakes Printing in Brainerd, CTC or Mid-Minnesota Federal Credit Union in Brainerd or Baxter, or Cashwise in Baxter.

Live and silent auction items include a trip to the Country Music Awards and Ultimate Leisure Outdoor Adventures fishing package

The silent auction will feature electronic bidding on all items. All bidding will be done through personal cell phones or computers.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
(218) 855-5889