Brainerd News


09/20/2018 12:21 PM  ~~~Source~~~
RainbowRoad club provides safe space for lakes area LGBTQ youths22 min ago 

The RainbowRoad LGBTQ Youth Club at the Brainerd Baxter Youth Center began this summer under the guidance of Cindy Moore and Matt Benjamin in response to a need for LGBTQ youths to have a safe and supporting space to call their own.


09/19/2018 06:45 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Genealogy society to meet Thursday in Brainerd18 min ago 

The Crow Wing County Genealogy Society will meet Thursday, Sept. 20, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Family History Center, 101 Buffalo Hills Lane, Brainerd.


09/19/2018 05:23 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Crow Wing County Board: Child protection draining county coffers 

Crow Wing County Community Services Division Manager Kara Griffin hands sheets of information about out-of-home placements of endangered children to Administrator Tim Houle at the Tuesday, Sept.


09/18/2018 08:33 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Community members visit the new CentraCare Specialty Clinic in Baxter ... 

Community members visit the new CentraCare Specialty Clinic in Baxter Monday, Sept.


09/18/2018 03:45 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Man attempts wheelie, crashes mini-bike 

A 29-year-old St. Cloud man suffered injury when he lost control of the mini-bike he was operating and crashed into a wall at Nitro Square gas station at the entrance of Brainerd International Raceway.


09/18/2018 11:19 AM  ~~~Source~~~
'The Elephant Man' opens Brainerd Community Theatre season40 min ago 

Brainerd Community Theater is going to tell the story of the Elephant Man starting Sept.


09/18/2018 06:50 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Brainerd firefighters respond 

The Brainerd Fire Department responded to four calls since Saturday, Sept. 15-three calls for which fire crews were canceled en route and one call ending up a false alarm.


09/17/2018 05:46 PM  ~~~Source~~~
A Matter of Balance: Reducing risk of falling 

One way to help prevent falls is to participate in a Matter of Balance class, an award-winning program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels. Submitted photo Many older adults experience concerns about falling, and restrict their activities to avoid risk.


09/17/2018 05:46 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Police Blotter - Sept. 17 

Report Sept. 11 of people in the park behind city hall in Randall making noise. Deputy made contact and four younger males were playing "Magic."


09/17/2018 05:46 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Brainerd library hosts family week 

At 6 p.m., it will be family storytime. a Oct. 3: From 2:30-4:30 p.m. Computer Basics II will be taught.


09/17/2018 03:38 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Waiting for a Mentor: Looking for a teammate1 min ago 

Evan is an active 10-year-old boy who loves sports and being outside. He has been really excited about football this year and is looking forward to when he can start.


09/17/2018 11:12 AM  ~~~Source~~~
4 min 36 sec ago 

Need to be motivated to start the week off on a healthy note? Just try one or more of three things to start the week off on the right path.


09/16/2018 09:24 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Biz Buzz: Survey offers people a say in Brainerd's future 

Paving operations begin at the new Thrifty White Pharmacy at the corner of Washington and North Second streets in Brainerd Friday, Sept. 14. Renee Richardson / Brainerd Dispatch Want to have input on what Brainerd will be like in the future? This weekend marks last opportunity to take part in an community survey on imagining the future of Brainerd.


09/16/2018 09:24 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Patriot Perspective: On the path to greatness 

Before school could officially kick off this year, both Pequot Lakes High School and Pequot Lakes Middle School were presented with separate awards demonstrating that purposeful and strategic hard work pays off when we stick to it with dedication, focus and resilience.


09/15/2018 03:33 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Our Opinion: Reminders as the general election approaches 

With the primary election now in the rearview mirror, the 2018 campaign season is starting down the homestretch toward the Nov. 6 general election. Already, candidate endorsement letters have been trickling in.