The Brainerd Dispatch business office will close at 3 p.m. Thursday and the Dispatch will be closed Friday. There will be a newspaper published on Friday.
Mail will not be delivered on Friday.
Banks and financial institutions, grocery stores and retail stores will be closed Friday.
Most convenience stores will be open regular business hours Christmas Day.
Government offices, including Brainerd and Baxter offices as well as Crow Wing County and Cass County offices, will be closed Friday.
The Brainerd Public Library will be closed Friday.
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