Breezy Point Hosts MN’s First Deaf & Hard of Hearing Symposium in Five Years

More than 300 teachers, parents and professionals attended Minnesota’s first deaf, deafblind or hard of hearing symposium in five years. The four-day event allowed teachers, parents and mentors to come together about the best way to educate children who are deaf or hard of...

Camp Ripley Hosts ACUB Meeting

Military bases were originally places in areas away from development. But over the years as bases increased training and hired more employees, the areas surrounding the bases are being developed. To keep their neighbors safer and training areas less encroached by development;...

Rental Property Scam Hits Brainerd Lakes Area

A new scam involving fake rental properties in the Brainerd Lakes Area is aimed at doing just that. And news of the rental property scam is disheartening to everyone in the local community. Local real estate agents suggest scams like these are not a new thing, no matter how new...

Brainerd Lakes Area Police Are Cracking Down on Distracted Driving

Over 3100 people were killed in a motor vehicle crash in 2013 involving a distracted driver. About seven percent of death on our roads were from distracted driving. Because of those numbers by distraction.gov Minnesota police are cracking down on distracted driving. Brainerd...

Tourism Booms in Brainerd During 2014-15 Winter Season

The Brainerd Lakes Area during the winter is know for their hockey, ice fishing and snow. And despite not having that much snow this year the tourists came to Brainerd in record numbers. Mount Ski Gull was the one place that did have snow this year. And Visit Brainerd says, by...

Morrison County K9 Receives Vested Protection

This is Rocky. He’s part of the Morrison County Sheriff’s K9 unit, and he just received something that could change his life. Rocky, along with nearly 350 other police K9’s, received his vest through a Groupon event paired with Vested In K9’s Inc. that raised over $335,000 to...

Keeping Brainerd’s History Alive

Photos from as far back as the 1800s were scanned and saved today as part of the Brainerd Library’s effort to keep Brainerd’s history alive. The library received money from the Legacy Program to bring in an amateur historian and scanner to collect old photos, slides and...

Wilderness Search and Rescue Program

With that thought in mind, Central Lakes College in Brainerd hosted a class to prepare emergency responders if any of those scenarios arise. Students were educated on three different fields: Search and Rescue, Emergency Medical Services, and Incident Command. Once students...

CLC Class Helps Search For Marc Welzant

Marc Welzant was last seen on October 26th leaving a Holiday gas station in Brainerd. The 47-year-old had been living in a group home for his special needs. Today Central Lakes College General Evidence class helped the family search two location along the Mississippi River. The...

CRMC Employees Rally For Better Workplace Environment

Cuyuna Regional Medical Center has almost a thousand workers serving 18 communities caring for almost 300,000 patients annually. However, the workers say their workplace environment has changed for the worse because of bullying. Last evening the workers rallied sharing their...

Minnesota Veterans Seek Help At MACV StandDown

Established in 1990, MACV got started providing housing for four homeless veterans. 25 years later, they now serve more than 25,000 vets each year, with events like their StandDown. With over 50 providers of veteran services, the StandDown is simply a way to get veterans all the...

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