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Northwoods Adventure: Curling Club Association

It’s the fall season for curling at the Curling Club Association in Brainerd, and this club is celebrating their tenth year anniversary this season. The club used to rent ice time at arenas in Crosby and Brainerd, but with a generous donation they were able to build their...
Swift Current Sk, March 23, 2016.Ford World Woman's Curling Championship.U.S.A. skip Erika Brown, lead Natalie Nicholson, second Nicole Joraanstad, Curling Canada/ michael burns photo

Team USA Eliminated From Playoff Contention at 2016 World Women’s Curling Championship

Team USA just needed to be a little more precise to keep the rocks rolling toward the playoffs of the 2016 Ford World Women’s Curling Championship, presented by Meridian Manufacturing. A 7-5 loss tonight to Japan’s Satsuki Fujisawa ended Team USA’s hopes of extending play past...

Team USA Wins Two Games on Tuesday

Team USA women’s curling team claimed two wins March 22 to keep the dream alive at the 2016 Ford World Women’s Curling Championship being held in Swift Current, Sask. The U.S. team consists of Erika Brown, Nicole Joraanstad, Allison Potting, Bemidji-native Natalie...

Winterfest on Lake Bemidji

It was a celebration of the winter season in Bemidji on Friday and Saturday on Lake Bemidji with curling, and a Brrmidji plunge put on by the Bemidji Jaycees.  

Community Spotlight: Winterfest 2015

Winterfest 2015 featured turkey bowling, curling, and the Brrrmidji Polar Plunge!

Curling for a Cause

Over 2 million people suffer from epilepsy in the United States alone. So as part of her platform as Miss Minnesota, Savannah Cole teamed up with the Brainerd Lakes Curling Club to go “Curling for a Cause” to raise awareness about the neurological condition. The event featured 16...

Bemidji Winterfest Preview

The Bemidji Winterfest may only be in its infancy, but that and cold temperatures haven’t stopped anyone from enjoying a day on the ice. What started 6 years ago as a simple pond hockey tournament has morphed in to a sight to see on Lake Bemidji. And with nicer weather this...

Northwood’s Adventure – Curling Picking Up Popularity In Brainerd Lakes Area

What features large stones that slide across a sheet of ice towards an even larger bulls-eye? The answer; curling. Curling became an Olympic sport in 1998 after a 74 year hiatus. It has since grown in popularity and now is treated as an amateur sport with clubs popping up all...

In-Focus: The Culture of Curling Returns to Lake Bemidji

  It’s curling at its core. The iconic winter sport returns to Lake Bemidji for the first time in 82-years for the 2014 “Winterfest on Lake Bemidji.” Back in 1932, the original Winterfest on Lake Bemidji introduced the small city to its two most famous...

Common Ground 118 – Curling History, Water Color Paintings, Graffiti is Art

Members of the Bemidji Curling Club give us a history lesson on the club and curling itself! Steph Mirocha of Aitkin shows us her watercolor and illustrating techniques. Plus Tony Powers of Brainerd shows how graffiti, when done tastefully can be beautiful and eye catching.

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