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2 hrs ago | The Brainerd Daily Dispatch
Retired Sgt. Becky Putzke from the Brainerd Police Department won the TZD Enforcement Star Award at the statewide TZD conference held mid-November in St. Cloud where more than 900 traffic safety professionals gathered.
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6 hrs ago | Daily Mail
'Arctic Invasion': Winter storm Cleon moves on to deliver one-two punch of heavy snowfall and dangerously icy conditions that will affect millions in the East and Midwest Storm will stretch from the Southern Plains as far as Texas, through the Ohio Valley and even contribute to snow in Maine Record low temperatures could continue in Northern and ... (more)
Legendary Steele Family to perform at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 21 in the Chalberg Theatre at Central Lakes College in Brainerd, as part of the CLC theatre's Cultural Arts series.
Brainerd High School choir students Cari Kounkel, Brooke Nelson and Kathleen Thorson take a break from playing the recorders at the tables at last year's Renaissance Feast.
The Brainerd Police and Fire Civil Service Commission will meet at 9 a.m. Dec. 17 in the Brainerd City Hall Conference Room for the purpose of updating the Police Officer Eligibility List and any other business that may properly come before the commission.
The city of Brainerd received six proposals for the position and the council chose at its meeting Monday to interview all but one.
After two years of no increase Baxter residents will see an increase in their 2014 property taxes, as the Baxter City Council Tuesday approved its final budget and levy.
Brainerd lakes area residents saw a slight break in the heavy snowfall Tuesday, but it was short-lived as the National Weather Service in Duluth anticipated another 6-10 inches possible to fall in the area Wednesday.
This is the time of year when people's hearts are turned to others and simple acts of kindness are happening all around our community.
A report Saturday of a possible intoxicated male who tipped over on his electric scooter on Fourth Street Southwest near Third Avenue.
There's no going back now - the Motley and Staples school districts will solidify a rocky romance and be permanently joined as of July 1. Staples approved the merger by almost 8-to-1, with 788 yes and 101 no votes.
Brainerd lakes area residents - who saw 2-3 inches of snow before 5 p.m. Monday - may be digging themselves out to get to work as the area is expected to see between 10-15 inches of snow by Wednesday night.
The Fort Ripley Township will terminate its fire contract with the city of Brainerd - a move that will eventually be a loss of $20,000 in fees paid to the city department.
A 48-year-old Brainerd woman was injured Friday when the Geo Tracker utility vehicle she was driving went off Highway 371, into a ditch and struck a tree and the embankment, reported the Minnesota State Patrol.