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Level 3 offender moves to rural Brainerd

Lindmark, 57, moved Saturday, Nov. 10, from a northeast Brainerd residence to the rural Brainerd address. Sheriff Todd Dahl notified residents who live within the area of Lindmark's residence and provided them with a public information fact sheet, a news release stated.

PINE AND LAKES NEWS - 2018-11-14 15:00:00

This Was Brainerd - Nov. 16

On our screen at the Paramount Theatre - see Spring Byington and Russell Gleason in "Safety in Numbers." On our stage - tonight only - Big Amateur Show with $175 in cash prizes. Singers, dancers, comedians and magicians.

BRAINERD DISPATCH - 2018-11-16 09:30:00

Fire burns hole in wall at Cragun's hotel building

Pillager emergency personnel respond to a fire Wednesday, Nov. 14, at Cragun's Resort on Gull Lake. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch

PINE AND LAKES NEWS - 2018-11-15 11:00:00

Speed limits increase for state highways in statewide MnDOT ...

As it turns out, it represents a statewide initiative to increase speed limits for two-lane highways across Minnesota, said Tom Dumont, a traffic engineer for the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

BRAINERD DISPATCH - 2018-11-15 13:00:00

Police Blotter - Nov. 15

DISTURBANCES—Report at 10:55 p.m. Tuesday of complainant's ex-girlfriend was at his residence on the 3000 block of Bedow Road, Fort Ripley, and he wanted her to leave. Deputies arrived while the subject gathered her belongings from the residence.

BRAINERD DISPATCH - 2018-11-15 22:00:00

Brainerd International Raceway Owner Dies In Boating Accident

The Lee County Sheriff's Office says 46-year-oldJed Cophamwas boating with his family off the coast of Fort Myers, Florida, when he fell overboard.


Public input shaping Brainerd's comprehensive plan

Public input is an important element in the update process, which is a collaborative effort among Sourcewell, Region Five and the city of Brainerd.

BRAINERD DISPATCH - 2018-11-15 19:00:00

Ironton man gets 12 years in prison for sexual assault

Andrew Mark Donnelly, charged with 35 counts of criminal sexual conduct allegedly taking place at a Brainerd residence involving two minor children between 13 and 18 years old, was sentenced Sept. 11 in Crow Wing County District Court in Brainerd. Donnelly was sentenced by Judge Erik J. Askegaard on

BRAINERD DISPATCH - 2018-11-14 13:00:00

Public invited to Deep Winter Greenhouse open house in Cass County

PILLAGER — The Central Minnesota Regional Sustainable Development Partnership, The Sustainable Farming Association of Minnesota, and Grampa G’s Farm, Pillager, will host a public open house Dec. 8 as the Deep Winter Greenhouse Prototype 2.0 finishes construction.

THE PILOT-INDEPENDENT - 2018-11-15 14:14:00

Girls State Swimming: Warriors season ends in prelims

"The girls are disappointed because they had high hopes," Warrior head coach Dan Anderson said. "I had high hopes. We needed to cut 6/10ths of a second, we figured, to make top 16 and to break the school record and it just didn't happen. We had a double go there and it just didn't happen. We went pr

BRAINERD DISPATCH - 2018-11-16 07:00:00

Child psychology presentation set in Brainerd

Ross Greene, world renowned child psychologist and author, is sending his colleague Kim Doheny to Brainerd for a free presentation from 5-8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26, at Tornstrom Auditorium.

PINE AND LAKES NEWS - 2018-11-15 10:30:00

This Was Brainerd - Nov. 14

Eugene Moore, a 39-year-old man who allegedly killed his wife at home with a sawed-off shotgun, was well known among law officers for unusual behavior. He then locked his five children in a bedroom and went to John's Tavern on Oak Street, ordered a beer and called police.


Special Events - Nov. 15

National Novel Writing Month writing sessions, 5-7:30 p.m. Nov. 20 and Nov. 29; and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 17. For more information, contact Laurel Hall, public services library assistant, at 218-829-5574 orreference@krls.org.

BRAINERD DISPATCH - 2018-11-15 17:30:00

Projectiles cause damage at 2 locations, breaking window: Authorities...

The two incidents occured about the same time, with the first one at 7:20 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, at a residence on the 4100 block of Cedar Scenic Road. The second incident was shortly after on the 12000 block of Little Pine Road, west of Baxter in Cass County.Sgt. David Timm of the Baxter Police Dep


WCCO Viewers Choice For Best Small Town In Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO)– According to the last census, there are around 740 towns in Minnesota, give or take a few.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-11-15 22:02:03

Destination Downtown Spotlight: BluPaisley eyes expansion op...

Topp's trajectory may not be the usual path for her present day venture. But her experience in sales, buying and marketing all came into play when she opened her own store and her education helped frame her goals to be socially responsible and environmentally friendly in her business. She makes a po

BRAINERD DISPATCH - 2018-11-15 17:00:00

More parking at Brainerd schools? City, school leaders discu...

With the safety of children going to and from school in mind, the school district has plans to acquire 27 properties—some near the elementary schools—to use as parking lots. On the other side of the issue, the city council is considering a moratorium on demolishing buildings to create parking. Both

BRAINERD DISPATCH - 2018-11-14 14:01:00

Brainerd Public Schools: Distinguished Achievement Hall of Fame...

Brainerd School District Superintendent Laine Larson told school board members during their Monday, Nov. 12, meeting about a discussion among the Brainerd Public Schools Foundation board of directors to restructure the event because of costs. A few years ago, the BPSF took over management of the eve

PINE AND LAKES NEWS - 2018-11-14 17:00:00

Sour grapes no more, township winery can make wine

The Dennis Drummond Wine Co. opened last year, but the county's first winery ran into permitting problems regarding wine production on site, which should no longer be an issue.


Destination Downtown spotlight: Sourdough Sam's Cook Shanty offers...

The combination of a homestyle bakery, scratch-cooking diner, a catering company—and potential for a small store offering downtown Brainerd residents grocery staples—links all together. Combining provides savings and efficiencies for each as they use each other's products, limiting waste and providi

PINE AND LAKES NEWS - 2018-11-14 19:00:00