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Brainerd Volleyball

It’s a brand new team and a brand new season for the Brainerd Volleyball team. And despite losing an early game to Pequot Lakes, the girls still have high hopes. But being a young and inexperienced team, they know they still have areas to improve And it’s the same...

Community Spotlight: BIR Performance Driving School

Nestled away in the heart of Brainerd International Raceway is a school… a driving school. The school began 24 years ago, and now teaches everyone from beginners to experts. The class allows the students to learn in a classroom setting and behind the wheel, all while being...

Northwoods Adventure – FootGolf

FootGolf… It’s as simple as it sounds. It takes place on a golf course, but instead of using a small white ball, you use a soccer ball. FootGolf started becoming popular in the United States in 2011, and came to Cragun’s just a few short years ago. And even if you don’t like...

Behind the Scenes at BIR

Brainerd International Raceway is hosting the National Hot Rod Association Nationals this weekend. But, have you ever wondered how some of the drivers get their meals?  
Posted On 21 Aug 2015

NHRA Nationals Looks For Good Weekend

The Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals are in town, and right at center stage is the Brainerd International Raceway. And after a couple year absence, BIR is welcoming back the Pro Stock Motorcycle races. And even as excited as Copham is about the races coming back, drivers are even more...

Lakes Area Habitat for Humanity Building A Milestone

Before the Brainerd Housing and Redevelopment Authority stepped in, an old, run down house occupied the corner of 14th and Norwood Street in Brainerd. Now, the Lakes Area Habitat for Humanity has control of that corner lot, and they’re building something very special on it....

Northwoods Adventure – Pedal Pulls

At any county fair there are more than enough things for adults to do. On Thursday, the Crow Wing County Fair wanted to make sure the kids were included too. Thursday’s big draw at the fair was for the little pedal pullers and not even a little rain, wind, and cold weather...

Where was Paul Bunyan Born: Brainerd

On June 29 1776 there was a loud howling in the back woods of Brainerd. To the surprise of the villagers was the biggest baby they’d ever seen and his name was Paul Bunyan. They raised him and after a career of lumberjacking Paul came back to retire in his hometown. The...

Crow Wing County Fair Adds New Faces This Year

Rides, crafts, racing and food will be ready for business this week in Brainerd for the 131th Crow Wing County Fair. And this year the fair is adding a few new attractions to get more attendances in the curling rink venue. One of the new attractions is the traveling art pub....

Artistic Duo’s Journey Continues

Ken and Roberta Avidor are traveling from Bemidji to Brainerd by bike. Transportation company Jefferson Lines dropped them off in Bemidji on July 26th. From there, they’ve been biking to small towns along the path and drawing scenes from the places they visit. Jefferson...

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