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Northwoods Adventure: Permit to Carry Class

Ben Rudrud has served as a Minnesota Police Officer since 2005. A little over three years ago, he began teaching a Permit to Carry course to learn the basic skills necessary for owning and using a firearm safely and lawfully. The six hour course starts from step 1 learning about...

Northwoods Adventure: Fish are Biting on Mille Lacs Lake

Walleye fishing has been in the slumps for Mille Lacs Lake. Back in August the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources shut down walleye fishing for the first time in history due to a record low population. For winter walleye regulations, anglers are allowed to keep one walleye...

Northwoods Adventure: Brainerd Pond Hockey League

Minnesotans are proud to be known as the state of hockey. But professional hockey players aren’t just born over night. It starts in local rinks in the neighborhoods where they grew up playing with their friends, that they learn the skills and how to improve when it comes to...

Northwoods Adventure: Ice Preparations for Ice Fest at Breezy Point Resort

The warm winter conditions have taken the lakes more time to freeze over this year.That has raised questions about whether the ice is safe enough for the early January winter ice festivities like ice fest in breezy point. If you were to ask Ice Fest committee member Mark Neva if...

Northwoods Adventure: International Jiu-Jitsu Champions

Two individuals from Black Arrow Martial Arts in Brainerd have become international champions. They each claimed their titles in December when they competed in the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation Kids Pan American Championships. Bringing back the gold hardware after...

Northwoods Adventure: Warm Temperatures at Mount Ski Gull

With the warm temperatures, outdoor winter activities have been limited. The same goes for Mount Ski Gull in Brainerd who is known for it’s skiing, snowboarding, and tubing. Our Chelsie Brown has more on this weeks Northwoods Adventure. Four inches of snow is perfect for...

Northwoods Adventure: Lakes Need Time to Freeze

It’s currently mid-December and Lake Bemidji has mostly open water. The public would probably consider this to be strange, as ice fishing season typically begins in Minnesota by late November. The record for latest ice in for Lake Bemidji was Dec. 20, 2001. El Nino, a...

Northwood Adventure: Christmas in the Logging Camp

It’s been a tradition for years at the Forest History Center. Christmas in the logging camp is a way to take guests back in time to the 1900’s era where the demand for white pines made jobs for the men in Northern Minnesota during the winter time. Here at the Forest History...

Northwood’s Adventure: Cragun’s Golf Simulator

Snow on the ground doesn’t mean it’s time to lose your golf swing. At Cragun’s Legacy Courses, you can still play some holes throughout the winter months with their PGA Tour Simulator. While some have put the clubs away for the winter, Cragun’s Legacy Golf Courses has not. They...

Northwoods Adventure: CLC Hosts First Pow Wow Since 1990

Central Lakes College hosted their first pow wow since 1990. Pow wows are a Native American tradition to bring people together to join in dancing, singing, and the celebration of their culture. As the drums played, and the singing began, the dancers were welcomed by a grand entry...

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