Brainerd Power Outages Caused By Unlikely Source

Adult ospreys can grow to nearly two feet in length, with a near six-foot wingspan, but it is their nests that have been doing the most damage in Brainerd. Osprey nests have become a nuisance for electric companies in the area, but they say there’s nothing they can do about them....

Brainerd City Council Restarts City Administrator Search

Yesterday Brainerd City Council members sent Patrick Christopherson an email reminding him they will be having a special meeting to offer him the job of city administrator and to go over his future salary. The response they got was Christopherson withdrawing from the position....

Brainerd Sells Antique Junk As Treasures

They lined up around the corner to get a chance to buy repurposed junk treasures. Vendors from around Minnesota and Iowa lured antique shoppers into Brainerd’s historic train depot with jewelry, jams and vintage household antiques. And Olde Depot Junktion organizers say there’s...

Brainerd High School Seniors are Fighting to Protect Their Warrior Way At Any Cost

Last summer Brainerd High School ripped out their old grass field, and installed a new state of the art turf field. And because of the turf field’s warrant of not allowing chairs or high heels on the turf, Brainerd’s School Board decided to break tradition and move graduation in...

Northwoods Adventure – MN United FC Players Visit Brainerd

Growing up, Miguel Ibarra and Christian Ramirez had big dreams of playing soccer at an elite level. Now two of the star players for Minnesota United FC, they were able to share some of their experiences with youth players in the Brainerd Lakes Area. And those at the top of the...

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,...

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...

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