DONATE

Lakeland News Livestream

Watch the entire live news broadcast online, every week night at 10 CST.

Watch Now

Brainerd History Week Gets Native American Lesson

Before the train depot helped settle Brainerd the Ojibwe called the area home. And before the Ojibwe it was the Dakota people that lived here. Today during a lecture at Central Lakes College during Brainerd’s History Week, audience members got a history of the Native American...
Posted On Jun. 20 2015
, By

Brainerd reconciles with four Native American Tribes

In 1872 a mob lynched two White Earth Native Americans, who were thought to have killed a Brainerd girl, but were never found guilty. Now almost a century and a half later the City of Brainerd offered their reconciliation of the lynching to four local Native American tribes....
Posted On Jun. 18 2014
, By

Northern Pacific Railroad’s on track to continue Brainerd’s history

A new train has arrived in the nearly 150-year-old Northern Pacific train depot in Brainerd. During the second day of Brainerd History Week Northern Pacific held tours of their old facility to show off what changes they’ve made and what their future will look like. Dave Hutton,...
Posted On Jun. 17 2014
, By

Select an option

Monthly Contribution

Your sustaining contribution is automatically drawn from your account each month.

One-Time Contribution

Your one-time contribution is good for a full year of membership benefits.