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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,...

Fighting Fire Without Needing Hydrants

Fire hydrants. They’re an important tool to fight fires. In Pequot Lakes rural areas and cold winters make it challenging to be able to rely on fire hydrants all the times. But the few hydrants in our area are regularly checked and loaded. To keep them from freezing in the...

MnDOT to Spend $70 Million Dollars on Road Construstion

The Minnesota Department of Transportation will be speeding up some of their roads. MnDOT says they will spend $70 million dollar to speed up 13 projects. And most of that money is going towards the Highway 371 project in the Brainerd Lakes Area. Central Minnesota’s District 3...

Pequot Lakes’ Teachers Near New Contract Deal

Almost 450 days after their last contract expired Pequot Lakes’ teachers have reached a tentative agreement for a new contract. The teachers reworked their pay matrix. Teachers get paid a set amount based on experience and degrees. They decided to add a one and a half percent...

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...

Community Spotlight: Taste of Pequot Lakes

Rubens, pizza and local homemade food. They were all on the menu during the Taste of Pequot Lakes. Giovanni’s Pizza, Tasty Pizza North, Pine Peaks of Breezy Point and the Hungry Loon served up some of their finest dishes in hopes of gaining more future customers. The taste of...

Helping Minnesota parents save on their children’s education

Save those receipts when you get this year’s school supplies. Minnesota offers two programs to help parents pay for their children’s education. The K-12 Education Subtraction and K-12 Education Credit can lower parents’ taxes or increase their refund. The subtraction and credit...

Pequot Lakes’ teachers have gone over 420 days without a contract

423. That’s how many days the Pequot Lakes’ teachers have gone without a contract. And since the two sides haven’t met since July it looks like for the 2nd straight year the teachers will go back to school without a contract. Pequot Lakes’ superintendent, Chris Lindholm, say...

Bean Hole Days 2014

The Pequot Lakes Pit Crew busted out the giant cauldrons known as Thor, Ole, Sven, Lena, Big Bertha, and Baby Olga for the annual Bean Hole Days Celebration. More than two thousand visitors gathered in Pequot Lakes for the bean feed. The pit crew divided 350 pounds of beans into...
Posted On 09 Jul 2014

Operation Sandwich feeds local kids in need

Peanut butter and jelly, not quite the sandwich mom would make. This one is being made by a local group who are fighting hunger one sandwich at a time. Operation Sandwich provides kids and families in the Brainerd Lakes Area a free bagged lunch. Operation Sandwich coordinator,...
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