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The Brainerd Public Schools Seeks More Public Input Regarding Facilities Upgrades

For over a year a special committee has been working on long range plans for the Brainerd Public schools facilities. The plans will include every school in the district. The committee took feed back from community members who attended the last forum and included it in their...
Posted On May. 24 2016

Bike/Car Collision in Brainerd

A bicyclist suffered injuries after colliding with a car in Brainerd tonight. The collision happened around 6:30 pm near the Cenex station on Oak Street, between 9th and 10th Streets. Witnesses say a male was driving the bike and was leaving the gas station when he collided with...

Crow Wing County Sheriffs Department Launch New Crime Fighting App

Thanks to a new smart phone application it is now easier than ever for residents to fight crime from their fingertips. The free application is called Tip CW and it allows the Crow Wing County sheriff Department to have an anonymous two-way conversation with the tipster. Having an...
Posted On May. 20 2016

The MPCA Will Begin Water Quality Monitoring on the Mississippi River This Month

Through their watershed program The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency will be assessing the condition of rivers, lakes, and streams. The project will focus on the Mississippi River and is set to begin this month. The water shed monitoring involves sampling different aquatic...
Posted On May. 20 2016

DNR Reacts to Recent Bear Attacks

Two recent bear attacks in Minnesota have prompted some concern. In the last week, a Brainerd man was attacked while on a walk. In Sebeka, a woman was mauled on her porch during the night of May 13. Neither person’s injuries were life-threatening. The DNR says incidents...

Northwoods Adventure: Brainerd Lakes Bicycle Safety Clinic

Although it was a chilly and breezy day kids in the Brainerd Lakes Area got a chance to get outside and get on their bicycles; maneuvering their way among a man-made safety course. Along with the safety mock course routine bicycle check ups were made to adjust their seats,...

Exploring Robots in Brainerd

Robots are now more accessible to the Brainerd community. The Brainerd Public Library launches its first robotics exploration class, a start to its effort to promote STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) programs within the community. Families are able to play with...
Posted On May. 17 2016

Brainerd Lakes Fishing Opener Preview

It’s known as the busiest fishing weekend of the year. In the state of 10,000 lakes, the Minnesota Governor’s Fishing opener is a big deal. Not only for the town hosting the event, but to the surrounding lakes country. But due to the recent drop in temperatures this week and...

Northwoods Adventure: Spring Bird Hike

For many non-birders the first inkling to observing birds is listening. For experienced birders they say many bird species are more easily identified by the ear rather than the eye. One place to spot numerous species in the Brainerd Lakes neck of the woods is at the Northland...

The Brainerd Lakes Area Prepares for the Aging Boom

The communities of Brainerd and Baxter are in for a big shift in their demographics. This big shift has many community members wondering if the Brainerd Lakes area is ready for it. With the projection that more people than ever will choose to retire to the Brainerd Lakes Area,...
Posted On May. 6 2016

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