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June 13, 2019
Sen. Tina Smith
Smith introduces Affordable Medications Act to reduce drug costs
June 13, 2019 - 10:30am
June 10, 2019
Health officials recommend anglers have an electrician’s pliers with a wire-cutting blade and disinfecting solution in their tackle boxes. Submitted photo
Hooked? What to do if you get "caught" up in all the fun
June 10, 2019 - 1:00pm
May 8, 2019
Photo illustration, Metro Creative Graphics, Inc.
Veterans town hall slated May 16 in Brainerd
May 8, 2019 - 8:00am
April 19, 2019
Veterans town hall meeting planned in Brainerd
April 19, 2019 - 4:30am
April 12, 2019
Dr. Aby Philip of Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center
Essentia Health offers high-risk breast cancer program: Program identifies women, provides education and develops care plan
April 12, 2019 - 5:00am
April 4, 2019
Smith, coalition introduce bills protecting health care during government shutdowns
April 4, 2019 - 6:30pm
March 24, 2019
Tri-County Health Care faces exciting crossroads
March 24, 2019 - 9:00am
March 21, 2019
Crow Wing County Attorney Don Ryan sits wearing boots next to Community Services Director Kara Terry talks to the county board at the Tuesday, March 19, committee of the whole meeting about public efforts to combat methamphetamine use in the county. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatchplay button
She painted a picture of meth use in Crow Wing County. And it was sobering. Community services, attorney, sheriff outline efforts to combat meth
March 21, 2019 - 5:00am
February 16, 2019
The Eggs & Issues panel featured state Rep. Josh Heintzeman, R-Nisswa (left, state Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka, R-Nisswa, state Rep. John Poston, R-Lake Shore, state Sen. Carrie Ruud, R-Breezy Point and state Rep. Dale Lueck, R-Aitkin. Gabriel Lagarde / Brainerd Dispatchplay button
Eggs & Issues forum participants talk scrambled politics in St. Paul
February 16, 2019 - 9:00am
January 24, 2019
Crow Wing County Commissioner Paul Koering (fourth from left) cautions the board at its Tuesday, Jan. 22, meeting about writing letters at the behest of various organizations that make such requests of the board. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: Blue Cross Blue Shield denies contract with Nisswa-based clinic
January 24, 2019 - 8:00am
January 17, 2019
Josh Heintzeman (left) and John Poston.
Heintzeman, GOP urge Gov. Walz to nix possible sick tax revival
January 17, 2019 - 5:00am
December 21, 2018
Grief support group to offer help coping with death of loved one
December 21, 2018 - 4:30am
December 20, 2018
Andrea Lund (left), Dr. Heidi Malling of Essentia Health, Steve Anderson and Diane Saumer Guidi tickle the ivories Nov. 26 at the inaugural gathering of a new dementia choir in the Brainerd lakes area at Zion Lutheran Church. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Organizers of local dementia choir sing its praises: Studies suggest music and memory are linked
December 20, 2018 - 4:00pm
December 18, 2018
New report highlights progress in treating depression
December 18, 2018 - 4:30am
December 12, 2018
As part of the “Be a Santa to a Senior" program, a senior smiles at the Christmas gift she receives from a caregiver from Home Instead Senior Care. Submitted photo / Home Instead Senior Care
Gift program hopes to brighten local seniors' Christmas
December 12, 2018 - 1:00pm