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Remembering Minnesota’s Domestic Violence Victims

16 people in Minnesota this year have lost their lives from domestic violence. Another 35 victims died last year. Tuesday evening Brainerd’s Women’s Center and local law enforcement remembered those victims. Along with floating a candle down the Mississippi River per victim,...

Workshop to Improve Walkability and Bikability in Brainerd

Making Brainerd and Crow Wing County more bikable and walkable. This evening workshop was held in Brainerd to get members of the community more involved with making the area more walkable and bikeable. The workshop targeted local engineers, law enforcement, planners and other...

Brainerd Hosts Fall World Championships During 8th Annual Great Pumpkin Festival

For the 8th time Brainerd held their Great Pumpkin Festival at Gregory Park. Among the activities were a slide, races, contests and tattoos. Brainerd Parks and Recreation Director, Tony Sailer, says, “This is our 8th annual Great Pumpkin Festival and every years it’s been a great...

Construction Booms Brainerd’s Development

There’s construction around the Brainerd Lakes Area… a lot of it from new medical centers and updated sports arena to new housing. There’s new development throughout the Brainerd Lakes Area. Although development might have been slow to return, our late dip into the recession may...

The Spot For Brainerd’s Youth

Giving Brainerd’s youths a safe place to hangout and feel wanted. The Shop in Brainerd doesn’t just want loitering, they encourage it. They welcome Brainerd youth, who can sometimes feel unwanted, and give them a place to hangout and become a productive member of the community....

Planning to Develop the Mississippi Riverfront

Developing along the Mississippi River to drive more economic development in Brainerd. The League of Women Voters hosted Brainerd city planner, Mark Ostgarden, to talking with them about how developing a two-mile stretch along the Mississippi River can improve the community’s...

Growing cellphone use

The iPhone was introduced seven years ago. And since then cellphones seem like they’re everywhere. Recently people have been challenged on the Internet to go 15 minutes without using their device. It seems like a daunting task. And unfortunately there’s one place where growing...

In Focus: Babe the Blue Ox leads Brainerd on an artsy scavenger hunt

For over seven years Babe the Blue Ox has been leading the Brainerd Lakes Area on an art scavenger hunt. Each business that at first rented then bought the Babes was able to paint their Babe however they’d like. Which transitioned the Babe scavenger hunt into a showcase for some...

Brainerd & Baxter host their own ribbon cuttings for new bike lanes and paved trail

Getting people moving and active was the message today in Brainerd and Baxter. The two cities each held their own ribbon cuttings. Brainerd opened the city’s first bike lanes on Willow Street, while Baxter celebrated their new paved trail at Riverview Park. The purpose of...

Picturing 2014

Telling 2014’s story one shot at a time. Brainerd’s Franklin Art Center is hosting its Picturing 2014 exhibit at their Q Gallery through the weekend. The exhibit highlights some of the best sights of the year, locally as well as globally. This is the 14th year the art center has...

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