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September 6, 2018
Nisswa Elementary School Principal Molly Raske shows community members a draft of the school's planned updates Wednesday, Sept. 5, at an open house at the Washington Educational Services Building.
Theresa Bourke / Brainerd Dispatch
Plans unveiled for Brainerd school updates
September 6, 2018 - 5:00am
June 2, 2018
Members of the Brainerd High School Class of 2018 exuberantly toss their graduation caps in the air at the end of the ceremony Friday at Don Adamson Field. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery and Videoplay button
BHS class of 2018 graduates: Good times, hard lessons and a spirit of resilience
June 2, 2018 - 8:00am
April 11, 2018
Andrea Rusk, Brainerd High School principal, said the semitrailer failed to yield to the bus driver and the trailer hit the front right tire on the bus. Both vehicles pulled over and the Minnesota State Patrol responded to the scene, closing one traffic lane. BrainerdDispatch.com Illustration
School trip runs into delay after semitrailer connects with bus
April 11, 2018 - 6:00am
April 3, 2018
Turmoil in the mind of a teen: Professionals see a need to open up with kids about mental health
April 3, 2018 - 10:00am
April 2, 2018
Teens not only in the Brainerd lakes area but across the nation are hooked on their smartphones. A licensed therapist and the director of education and training for Nystrom & Associates LTD shares his knowledge on social media and teens.
Jennifer Stockinger / Brainerd Dispatch
A dark side of technology: Smartphones, social media can adversely affect children's mental health
April 2, 2018 - 8:00am
March 20, 2018
Forestview Middle School Principal Jon Anderson talks Monday to the Brainerd School Board about mental health services, while FMS counselors Trudi Storbakken, Alison Medeck and Daniel Fischer listen.
Jennifer Stockinger / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd School District: 'A difficult school year': Brainerd school discuss mental health services
March 20, 2018 - 6:00am
January 30, 2018
Principal Andrea Rusk (left, standing) listens to a district resident's question regarding the April 10 referendum vote. Monday's session provided an opportunity for district officials to outline the referendum and to hear any questions, comments or concerns. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd School District: Officials outline referendum plans in public meetings
January 30, 2018 - 8:00am