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April 19, 2019
Scott Heide, Public Safety Answering Point supervisor, sits at his 911 work station Tuesday, April 16, at the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office 911 Communications Center in Brainerd. The dispatch center, in the sheriff's office building on Laurel Street in Brainerd, was recently remodeled and is more open and spacious. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Celebrate 911 dispatchers week: They're here to help those in distress
April 19, 2019 - 5:00am
March 14, 2019
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After 5 rounds of voting, Oak Lawn settles on levy increase: Challenger, write-in candidate prevail in contested races
March 14, 2019 - 5:00am
March 10, 2019
Township Day, this Tuesday, March 12, represents a key gathering for small towns across the state -- of which there are approximately 1,781 in all, home to roughly 914,174 residents. It’s an opportunity to elect local town officials, as well as vote on and discuss any major ballot measures at the annual meeting. Direct democracy in action. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Township Day: Small communities gather for 2019 elections, annual meetings
March 10, 2019 - 7:00am