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Santa to be at Ole and Lena's on Saturday
39 min 20 sec ago
Paul Bunyan Transition Plus Coordinator Kati Reynolds (left) looks on as 18-year-old Michelle Mink of Pine River organizes chocolate bars wrapped and decorated as reindeer in preparation for the program's holiday craft sale Friday at its facility on the campus of Brainerd High School. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Disabled students learn life lessons with holiday craft sale
2 hours 8 min ago
The Pequot Lakes City Council on Tuesday, Dec. 5, approved design options for Trailside Park improvements that are scheduled to begin in the spring. Click to view entire graphic.
Pequot Lakes: Council approves Trailside Park design items on split vote
5 hours 8 min ago
December 13, 2017
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith tells reporters on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, that she will run for U.S. Senate after her nearly year-long appointment ends next year. Don Davis / Forum News Service
'No one I trust more' than Lt. Gov. Smith in U.S.Senate, Dayton says
16 hours 16 min ago
Dreamos, the Stutsman County (N.D.) Sheriff's Office canine officer, lays in front of more than 198 pounds of marijuana seized after a traffic stop about 9 miles east of Jamestown on Interstate 94 on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. Submitted photo
198 pounds of marijuana seized on I-94
21 hours 10 min ago
Second-year student Cameron Fleischer combs through a stack of Gullion notecards, entering their data into a specialized MySQL database created to record and archive this information. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch
Reclaiming the future for ruffed grouse
December 13, 2017 - 9:00am
Crow Wing County Finance Director Jason Rausch presents the 2018 budget and levy summation to the county board at a public hearing Tuesday before a resolution to adopt the budget and levy was unanimously passed. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: For 8th consecutive year, county passes reduced levy
December 13, 2017 - 7:00am
Silent auction, bake sale on tap Dec. 15 at Nisswa Legion
December 13, 2017 - 5:30am
Jim Brandt has volunteered countless hours, recruited over 200 volunteers, utilized his boat to haul supplies, planted over 10,000 trees, shrubs and plants, installed erosion control fabric and logs and watered the plants. Submitted photo
Local resident named Crow Wing and Area 8 Conservationist of the Year
December 13, 2017 - 5:00am
December 12, 2017
OSHA, police investigating death at power plant in central Minn.
December 12, 2017 - 9:23pm
Members of the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office Dive and Rescue Team take turns Monday going into Serpent Lake in Crosby in search of a missing snowmobiler who went through the ice. The body of 34-year-old Anthony Bjerkness of Ironton was found. Submitted
Name of snowmobiler who died on Serpent Lake released
December 12, 2017 - 11:43am
Emilie Bohanon, shown with her dad, Mike Bohanon, won the grand prize Polaris Ranger and Triton Trailer after buying her raffle ticket from her dad, a Faith in Action volunteer. Submitted Photo
Faith in Action fundraiser raffle surpasses goal
December 12, 2017 - 8:00am
Help support veterans during holidays
December 12, 2017 - 7:30am
The Brainerd School District provided this illustration on how the district compares to other school districts in the state on what the districts receive in per pupil unit dollars.
Brainerd School Board: District 181 approves 3 percent levy increase
December 12, 2017 - 7:00am
Nisswa Women's Club announces donations
December 12, 2017 - 5:30am