Weather Forecast


Area businesses finalists for Business Excellence Award

Three area businesses — one in Crosslake, one in Merrifield and one in Brainerd — are finalists for the Brainerd Lakes Chamber’s second Business Excellence Award.

The award is designed to recognize an area business for its entrepreneurial spirit and business achievements.

Finalists are Clow Stamping in Merrifield, Crosswoods Golf in Crosslake and RedHouse Media in Brainerd.

Judging criteria include the growth, innovation, ethics and community impact of the nominated business. The winner will be named Oct. 7 at the Brainerd Lakes Chamber’s annual dinner at Breezy Point Resort.

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