In Focus – Medieval Times

In order to learn more about medieval culture, last Friday, 3rd Grade students from Lowell Elementary School in Brainerd took a step back in time, and brought their unit to life. Students went through ten different stations of Medieval Culture, including pottage, cloth making,...
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Lakeland Currents: 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 awareness of dementia and its effect on families. Guests include Amanda Mithun, Intensive Outpatient Program Coordinator at Lakewood Health System in...

Brainerd Food Truck Ordinance Vetoed

For only the second time in almost two decades, Brainerd Mayor James Wallin used his veto. Last Thursday Mayor Wallin vetoed two ordinances that would allow food trucks in to the city parks. It also wouldn’t allow them to serve food within 300 feet of any restaurant or bar that...

Crow Wing County DFLs Prepare for 2016 Election

On Election Day last November Crow Wing County voters supported the Republican candidates in every race. But last weekend was these Crow Wing County Democrats first step in helping their party regain those lost seats. The convention also talked about the importance of getting...

Brainerd Searches For Two New City Officials

Fire Chief Kevin Stunek serves about 4 decades with Brainerd Fire Department and Patrick Wussow served as City Administrator for little over a year. To hire a new fire chief Brainerd is getting the help of the Police and Fire Civil Service Commission. They will receive...

Staying Safe Aboard Minnesota’s Water

Open water on Minnesota’s lakes means boating season. And the DNR and sheriff departments want to keep everyone safe while their enjoying Minnesota’s lakes. Last year 14 people died while boating and the DNR says a little preparation could have saved lives. Crow Wing County...

Brainerd Soccer Academy

When looking for hotspots of soccer talent, Brainerd Minnesota does not seem like a popular destination. Club Tijuana sees an untapped resource and wants to develop the Mexican style of play in young Americans. The Liga MX club expanded in 2014 with a team in San Ysidro,...
Posted On 15 Apr 2015

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...

Northwoods Adventure – Brainerd Garden Expo

Ready, Set, Grow! For the 14th straight year, the Brainerd Garden Expo is giving everyone who attends a little spring fever. This year’s expo featured over 20 different presentations for gardeners to sit in on, as well as over 25 vendors of various outdoor products. By the time...

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...

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