What are Brainerd residents doing to try to save the city's historic water tower, a landmark towering over the landscape for a century? And how can ot...View Details

DispatchCast presents "This Week," a dive into Brainerd lakes area headlines and newsmakers. Feb. 22, 2019 A look at a bill on charitable gambling tax...View Details

Robbery. Kidnapping. Ransom. Murder. Ironton native John Henry Seadlund was the central figure in a captivating series of crimes 80 years ago -- crime...View Details

On DispatchCast Episode 038, Melissa Barrick talks about the upcoming native tree and plant sale hosted by the Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation D...View Details

Mike Bialka spent the last four decades covering high school sports in the Brainerd lakes area. The retiring sports editor sat down recently to refle...View Details

The holidays are fast approaching, and with them comes elevated stress levels. But it doesn't have to be that way! Local naturopath and author of "The...View Details

"In The Dark" lead reporter Madeleine Baran and senior producer Samara Freemark offered a behind-the-scenes look at their investigative journalism at ...View Details

One of the Brainerd Dispatch's most ambitious annual projects, the Progress Edition, recently hit the stands. It tells the stories of people and busin...View Details

Quinn Nystrom grew up knocking on her neighbors’ doors, asking for donations for Type 1 diabetes research after first her brother and later she was ...View Details

How much does the quality of water in Minnesota's lakes, streams and rivers mean to you? And how do you think leaders should use the state's resources...View Details

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