Good Food, Good Life, 365 – Fourth of July Fruitcake

Fourth of July Fruitcake Watermelon Cantaloupe Honeydew Cherries (pitted) Blueberries Skewers Cut watermelon and melon in large slices. Place skewers around in a circle. Put cherries on top of skewers.  Place blueberries around cake
Posted On 01 Jul 2015

In Focus: Franklin Art Center Gallery is Out Of This World

Space, the last frontier. This month it has been closer to Brainerd than normal. June at the Franklin Art Center has a gallery honoring the 50th anniversary of the first space walk. The exhibit includes aliens, dragons, droids and other animals in a space themed fantasy that...

Good Food, Good Life, 365 – Cherry Fizz

Cherry Fizz 6 to 8 fresh sweet cherries, pitted, chopped 2 sprigs of fresh mint 1 stem fresh thyme, leaves only 1 squeeze of fresh lime juice Sparkling water Place cherries, mint and thyme into a 16-ounce glass. Muddle the ingredients until the cherries produce some juice. Add a...
Posted On 24 Jun 2015

In Focus – Jon Hassler Festival

Jon Hassler was a teacher at Brainerd Community College, now Central Lakes College, for 12 years as an English professor. So to honor him, CLC held a festival in his name. The Jon Hassler Festival included multiple speakers and presentations during the two-day event. Hassler...

Good Food, Good Life, 365 – Honey-Sweet-and-Salty Popcorn

Honey-Sweet-and-Salty Popcorn 2/3 cup popcorn kernels 1 to 2 tablespoons coconut oil or oil of your choice 1/4 cup butter 2 tablespoons mild-flavored local honey Salt Put oil and popcorn kernels in a large, heavy pot. Turn heat to high. When your hear the first kernels pop, move...
Posted On 17 Jun 2015

Profiles – Dalton Steam Threshing Show

Profiles are snapshots of local art, culture, & history topics, giving viewers a glimpse of the many treasures found in north central Minnesota.

Profiles – Dalton Steam Threshing Show 2

Profiles are snapshots of local art, culture, & history topics, giving viewers a glimpse of the many treasures found in north central Minnesota.

In Focus: Author Visits Book Festival

Author Douglas Wood has sold several million book copies, and he recently visited the Bemidji Library Book Festival to teach kids an important message about protecting the planet we live in. Find out more about the story here.

Good Food, Good Life, 365 – Crostini with Ricotta and Pea Shoots

Crostini with Ricotta and Pea Shoots 6 to 8 baguette slices, about 1/2-inch thick Extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 cup whole milk ricotta 1/4 cup finely chopped green onions 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon zest Salt and pepper Pea shoots (also called pea tips), rinsed and dried Preheat oven...
Posted On 10 Jun 2015
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In Focus: A Lifetime of Art

Marlon Davidson has been painting for over 50 years. His work has evolved in that time period, and the Watermark Art Center is showing his expansive collection to the public. Find out more about his story here.

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