Entertainment | BrainerdDispatch.com | Brainerd, Minnesota

Before country music stars filled stadiums and even before Loretta Lynn was a household name - there was Kitty Wells, the original queen of country music. The first woman soloist to score a No.

Wed, 07/18/2012 - 5:40pm

Singer songwriter Faith Boblett will return to the lakes area to perform at Crosby's Music in the Park from 6-9 p.m. July 26.

Wed, 07/18/2012 - 5:39pm

■ Live Music For week of July 12-18; bands perform from 9 p.m. to close with no cover unless otherwise noted. BACKUS American Legion Near Highways 371 and 87 Frankie Lamb, 2-6 p.m. Sunday BRAINERD Blue Ox 608 Laurel St.

Wed, 07/11/2012 - 7:58pm

Virg and Jim to perform Virg and Jim will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday in the bandstand at Gregory Park as part of the Concert in the Park series. They have performed throughout the area for many years.

Wed, 07/11/2012 - 7:57pm

To the cast of Neil Simon's "Brighton Beach Memoirs," the summer theater offering by the Central Lakes College (CLC) Theatre, there are two meanings to the word family.

Wed, 07/11/2012 - 7:57pm

Live music For week of July 5-11; bands perform from 9 p.m. to close with no cover unless otherwise noted. BRAINERD Blue Ox 608 Laurel St. Junk FM, Friday-Saturday Coco Moon 601 Laurel St.

Tue, 07/03/2012 - 11:20pm

Curtis and Loretta to perform concerts in lakes area Curtis and Loretta - a husband and wife folk duo - will be visiting the Kitchigami Regional Library System region in July.

Tue, 07/03/2012 - 11:19pm

Pequot Lakes Community Theatre (PLCT) announces the opening of Mid-Life! The Crisis Musical, a light-hearted look at life's challenges of the middle-aged.

Tue, 07/03/2012 - 11:18pm

All kids need mentors in their lives, no matter their family situation or income level.

Tue, 07/03/2012 - 4:08pm

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Andy Griffith, who made homespun Southern wisdom his trademark as the wise sheriff in "The Andy Griffith Show" and the rumpled defense lawyer in "Matlock," died Tuesday. He was 86. Griffith died about 7 a.m. at his coastal home, Dare County Sheriff Doug Doughtie said in a stat...

Tue, 07/03/2012 - 11:42am