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• Who: Mitch, age 6 • Where: Brainerd • Interests: Bike riding, swimming, fishing, building stuff. Wants to be a policeman when he grows up.  • What I want my mentor to be like: “He should be nice and like to go to the waterpark.”   • Current number of children waiting for pa...

Tue, 05/31/2011 - 3:37pm

Dear master gardener: My rhubarb plant has sent up a large white flower. What should I do about it? Flower production is a natural part of rhubarb’s reproduction cycle and is called “bolting.” It leads to the production of seed, which you don’t want because the seed-produced...

Tue, 05/31/2011 - 3:36pm

 Do you have a recent scenic picture that shows the beauty of the lakes area? Send it to brian.peterson@brainerddispatch.com for possible publication in the Neighbors section. Be sure to include your name, where you are from, a brief desc...

Tue, 05/31/2011 - 3:34pm

Randall firearms safety...

Fri, 05/27/2011 - 9:39pm

School is out for college student Gene Iserman, but he is still busy meeting deadlines.   “There is definitely a lot to do,” Iserman said.  While most of his classmates are preparing for their final year of higher education with internships or working summer jobs to save for one last y...

Fri, 05/27/2011 - 9:28pm

LAKES AREA SENIOR ACTIVITY CENTER 803 Kingwood St., Brainerd Reservations are appreciated for lunch; walk-ins are always welcome. Call 824-6026.   MONDAY Closed for Memorial Day. TUESDAY 8 a.m.-1 p.m. - Open craft room. 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Cardio exercise room. 9 a.m. - Model railroad group first...

Thu, 05/26/2011 - 8:17pm

The Brainerd Arsenal boys soccer team won the Dakota Rev It Up tournament May 14-15, beating Brooklyn Park 4-0, Mankato Arsenal 7-1, West St. Paul Sting 4-0 and Dakota Rev 3-0 in the championship game.  The U-11 Lakes Area Youth Soccer Association boys team won the Minnesota Thunder West Invita...

Tue, 05/24/2011 - 5:27pm

 Do you have a treasured photo? Send us your favorite family photographs, including a brief description of the photo and when it was taken, for possible publication in the Neighbors s...

Tue, 05/24/2011 - 5:25pm

For more information on these or other adoptable pets, visit www.hartpets.org or stop by the shelter....

Tue, 05/24/2011 - 5:23pm

Deerwood pilot earns Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award Malcolm Karnowski of Deerwood received the Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award on May 6 at the Seaplane Pilots Seminar at Madden’s Resort on Gull Lake. The award, which noted the pilot’s 50 years of dedicated service in avia...

Tue, 05/24/2011 - 5:19pm