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Pickup truck catches fire on Highway 371 in Nisswa
Crow Wing County Board: Approves of cooperative mental health agreement
Veterans Day: Area students recognize those who served
Speed limits increase for state highways in statewide MnDOT initiative
Senate Republicans re-elect Gazelka as majority leader
Girls Basketball: Lane signs to play for Fighting Hawks.
Junior Hockey: Wisconsin sweeps North Stars
Volleyball: PR-B's Wynn all-state. Tigers earn academic honors
Fergus Falls area to host 2019 Governor's Deer Opener
PL 8th-graders achieve perfect season
James V. Olson
Bernice A. Otterson
Rockne D. Anderson
Brett Lee Thomas
Essentia Health offers way to quit smoking for better health
Chef's Hat: Don't forget about those tried-and-true recipes
Faith: Keep God in your life
Senior Menus: Nov. 12-16, 2018
Vine identified, how to protect junipers and more
Opinion: Thanksgiving and very thankful
Letter to the Editor: Norgaard proud of time as mayor
Letter to the editor: It's time for everyone to come together
The Cracker Barrel: Mental clutter
Guest Opinion: Ask a Trooper
letters to the editor
Births: Oct. 28, 2018
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
October 4, 2018
District seeks feedback on failed Pillager referendum
PILLAGER—The Pillager School District is seeking resident feedback on its failed referendum last November. The referendum sought voter approval for additional early childhood and elementary classrooms, maintenance repairs and a proposed 500-seat auditorium, along with other...
October 4, 2018 - 8:30am
September 28, 2018
Brainerd Public Schools: Residents demand more information on land acquisition proposal
More information was the request of citizens at a public hearing held by the Brainerd School Board Monday, Sept. 24, to discuss land acquisition...
September 28, 2018 - 9:00am
September 25, 2018
Brainerd Public Schools: Board sets preliminary levy at maximum amount
A nearly 20 percent levy increase could be in the cards for the Brainerd School District. School board members, during their Monday, Sept. 24...
September 25, 2018 - 9:00am
July 27, 2018
Letter to the editor: Put park project to referendum vote
With the park expansion now estimated at $3.5 million, and that's only phase one, and a possible 10 percent property tax increase, I now feel the taxpayers deserve to be heard. There is considerable opposition to this plan from the community, which in my opinion has been disregarded...
July 27, 2018 - 6:30am
April 11, 2018
Reporter's Notebook: Tidbits from election night
A mix of items from coverage of the Brainerd School District referendum Tuesday, April 10. No waiting Riverside Elementary polling site reported...
April 11, 2018 - 4:00am
Yes, yes, yes: Brainerd School District voters give referendum full approval
It likely won't be a day Brainerd school officials will forget anytime soon. On Tuesday, April 10, the majority of nearly 10,000 voters approved...
April 11, 2018 - 12:31am
April 10, 2018
Election day is here: Referendums in Brainerd, Pierz now up to voters
The fate of planning efforts spanning more than two years will be determined with results reflecting the will of Brainerd School District voters...
April 10, 2018 - 2:00am
April 9, 2018
Performing arts center question connects history, new economic study
Nearly 30 years ago to the day in April, Brainerd residents were doing something quite similar to their 2018 counterparts—considering whether...
April 9, 2018 - 4:00am
April 5, 2018
Letter to the editor: Money well spent
I have been to four of the Brainerd school public meetings. The last one I attended was at the Crow Wing Town Hall, with only eight people there. Laine Larson talked to us the same as the meeting I attended where there were a couple hundred. Thank you, Laine. From what I see, there...
April 5, 2018 - 7:30am
March 16, 2018
School District 181 bond referendum: Information shared in Nisswa
About 10 people learned more about the upcoming Brainerd School District bond referendum to improve all school facilities - including $12 million...
March 16, 2018 - 7:00am
March 4, 2018
Highlights of the Blueprint 181 plan
Highlights of the Blueprint 181 plan • Construct a new elementary school to replace the current Baxter Elementary School. • Repurpose the current Baxter Elementary School building to meet the growing demand for early childhood programs. • Renovate and expand Garfield, Harrison,...
March 4, 2018 - 6:30am
Nisswa residents learn tax impact of Brainerd School District referendum
Early voting is now open for the Brainerd School District's bond referendum, the Blueprint 181 plan. About 35 district residents gathered at...
March 4, 2018 - 5:00am
Brainerd School District referendum election
Brainerd School District referendum election When: Tuesday April, 10. Early voting opened Feb. 23. Absentee ballots can be picked up at the Crow Wing County Courthouse. What: Voters will see the three following questions on the ballot: • Question 1: Investing in the elementary school...
March 4, 2018 - 4:30am
January 25, 2018
Brainerd School District to host public sessions on referendum
Blueprint 181, the comprehensive long-range proposal to address the facility needs of Brainerd Public Schools, will be presented to voters as three ballot questions on a special election scheduled April 10, with early voting beginning Feb. 23. As part of the district's effort to inform...
January 25, 2018 - 11:30am
January 24, 2018
ISD 181: Board approves referendum ballot questions, plan includes $12 million in improvements to Nisswa School
The Brainerd School Board finalized the bond referendum language voters will see on ballots this spring and the cost to taxpayers if each question...
January 24, 2018 - 3:00am