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...

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...

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.

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.

IN FOCUS: Julia Lee’s “Seven Stones”

Her one dream has become a reality, as Julia Lee hosts book signings for her first young adult novel Seven Stones. More about Julia Lee: julialeebooks.com

In Focus – Medieval Times

In order to learn more about medieval culture, last Friday, 3rd Grade students from Lowell Elementary School in Brainerd took a step back in time, and brought their unit to life. Students went through ten different stations of Medieval Culture, including pottage, cloth making,...

In Focus: Uncle Sam’s New Deal Exhibit

For this week’s In Focus, we take a look at the Uncle Sam’s Deal exhibit on display at the Wadena County Historical Society.

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