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Northwoods Adventure-The Big Whiff

The Miracle League allows people to play ball, who otherwise would not have the chance. The league’s fundraiser offered a similar opportunity Saturday in Brainerd at the Big Whiff Wiffle Ball Tournament. The Big Whiff attracted people of all ages and a colorful group of...
Posted On 19 Aug 2014

Northwest Minnesota Economic Competitiveness Discussion

A crowd of people gathered at the Beltrami Electric Co-Op today to discuss Northwest Minnesota’s economic competitiveness.  A variety of leaders from the region were invited to share their concerns to better prepare economic policy for the future. Some people praised the...

Sec. of the Interior Examines Poor Conditions at School in Bena

Across the country, federal officials are touring schools that are funded by the Bureau of Indian Education. The tour is part of an effort to redesign the BIE as it failed to keep pace with the deterioration of school facilities. Secretary Sally Jewell of the Department of the...

Community Spotlight: Forestedge Winery Art Fair

The city of Laporte was hustling and bustling this weekend. Hundreds of people came out to Forestedge Winery to enjoy wine, music, and art at the 13th annual art fair. Each summer, the fair allows artisans and patrons to connect over conversation and crafts. The event also allows...

Research Project to Enhance Services for Deaf Community

Improving communication in the deaf community. That is what a community event, hosted by American Sign Language Interpreting Services, is trying to achieve. We explain how ASLIS is focusing on using technology to bridge the gap in communication. We communicate all day, everyday....

Recycling properly in Crow Wing County.

Recycle, reduce, reuse isn’t all you need to know about recycling. To recycle properly you have to know what can and cannot be recycled. Crow Wing County Solid Waste says there are four main categories of recycling that can go into their collection containers: paper, glass,...

New Paper Mill Owners

The new owners of the Wausau Paper Mill introduced themselves to Brainerd, Monday. The group is called Brainerd Industrial Center. CEO Mike Higgins says he plans to re-purpose the mill into a space for warehousing and light manufacturing. He says, depending on the difficulty of...
Posted On 18 Aug 2014

In-Focus: Music, Art Showcase Event Highlights Youth

Children and young adults have taken over Park Rapids. The 6th Annual Youth Music and Art Showcase event brings music, dance, and art to the community and it’s all about the youth. It provides young musicians with an opportunity to perform in front of a live audience. This...

Shingobee Connection Trail Project Complete

An over two million dollar project is finally complete. The Shingobee Connection Trail is officially open with the completion of the tunnel under Highway 371 in Walker. The Shingobee Connection Trail is almost 7 miles long, but it connects hundreds of miles of trails in Northern...

Lueken’s Village Foods Goes Green With Aquaponics Garden

It’s urban agriculture at its best. The South location of Lueken’s Village Foods has installed a greenhouse, which houses a unique sustainable farming system to provide fresh, local, and affordable produce for its consumers. This is not your typical greenhouse garden. You won’t...

NHRA Preview

As the hot rods roll into Brainerd, the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) regular season approaches its end. Brainerd hosts the second-to-last race before the Countdown. Spencer Massey won the Top Fuel competition at Brainerd in 2013, and needs another strong showing to move up...
Posted On 14 Aug 2014

Stewart Mills Fund Raising Event

The primaries are over. Now it’s time for the campaign race to November’s general election. This evening Republican Congressional candidate Stewart Mills hosted a private fund raising event at Grand View Lodge in Nisswa with special guest House Speaker John Boehner. Mills told us...

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