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Lakeland Currents 806 – Brainerd Lakes Area Economic Development Corporation

Lakeland Currents host Ray Gildow welcomes Sheila Haverkamp, Kevin Egan, and Paul Means from the Brainerd Lakes Area Economic Development Corporation to discuss their work and new initiatives in our region. The Brainerd Lakes Area Economic Development Corporation is the area...

Currents 805 – Turn in Poachers

Lakeland Currents host Ray Gildow welcomes Dennis Mackendanze, Executive Director of the Turn in Poachers (TIP) program, and Phil Mohs, MN DNR Conservation Officer.  Turn In Poachers (TIP), Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit educational organization dedicated to curbing the illegal...

Lakeland Currents 804 – Business Transitions

Host Ray Gildow welcomes Peter Nelson from the Small Business Development Center at Central Lakes College, Dan Frank of the Initiative Foundation, and Richard Jordan from SCORE/Small Business Administration.  The Small Business Administration estimates that 60% of small...

Lakeland Currents 803 – American Education: An International Perspective

Lakeland Currents host Ray Gildow welcomes Bob Gross, Interim Superintendent of Brained Public Schools, and Dr. Tom Kajer, former educator in Africa and India.  These education professionals with experience in teaching abroad will give viewers insight into how education systems...

Lakeland Currents 802 – Baby Boomers and the Rural Housing Supply

Lakeland Currents host Ray Gildow welcomes Ben Winchester from the Extension Center for Community Vitality, University of Minnesota, to discuss Baby Boomers and the rural housing supply.  The discussion around workforce housing shortages is a narrow view of a complex continuum of...

Lakeland Currents 801 – Water Conservation in the Mississippi Headwaters

Lakeland Currents host Ray Gildow welcomes Todd Holman from the Mississippi Headwaters division of the Nature Conservancy, and Dan Steward from the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources.  Our water resources in the central and northern lakes area of MN appear abundant and...

Lakeland Currents 712 – Lakes Area Memory Awareness Advocates

Lakeland Currents host Ray Gildow welcomes members of the Lakes Area Memory Awareness Advocates to discuss their work in promoting

Lakeland Currents 710 – Outdoor Fun and Adventures with Steve Carney

This week on Lakeland Currents host Ray Gildow visits with Steve Carney, syndicated outdoor writer & guide.

Lakeland Currents 709 – Seasonal Home Ownership in the Lakes Region

Lakeland Currents host Ray Gildow welcomes Merritt Bussiere from the U of M Extension Center for Community Vitality to examine second homeowners and their impact on the Brainerd Lakes region. A recent study by the University of Minnesota Extension shows that the social and...

Lakeland Currents 713 – Moving Oil to Market: The Minnesota Connection

In this follow up to our previous oil transport discussion, host Ray Gildow welcomes guests Paul Stolen from the MN DNR (Retired) and Paul Eberth, Project Director from Enbridge. The discussion will center on the proposed oil pipeline route through northern Minnesota, and will...

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