Golden Apple: Baxter Elementary Students Make Holiday Ornaments

To bring the spirit of the season to life, first grade students at Baxter Elementary had the opportunity to make holiday ornaments. This was a chance for kids to not only...

CLC Student Receives “Life Saver Award” for Heroic Efforts in Saving Man’s Life

A 20-year-old Central Lakes College student from Baxter is being recognized for his heroic efforts in saving another man’s life. Colton Gutenkauf, a law enforcement...

Jack Pine Brewery Supports Brainerd Adult Day Service with ‘Pints for a Purpose’

To support nonprofits in the Brainerd Lakes Area, Jack Pine Brewery in Baxter holds regular “Pints for a Purpose” events. For every pint sold, they give $1 to...

Northwoods Adventure: Mount Ski Gull in Nisswa Prepares for December Opening

With more snowy weather on the way, Mount Ski Gull is Nisswa is once again preparing to open for the season and provide fun for skiers, snowboarders, and those going snow...

Man Arrested at Bemidji’s Night We Light Parade on Suspicion of DUI

A man has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after witnesses told police he attempted to drive around barricades set up on 5th Street in Bemidji...

Crowds Return for Aitkin’s 31st Annual Fish House Parade

The city of Aitkin shut down their streets on Black Friday to hold their 31st annual Aitkin Fish House Parade. With a full crowd watching, the most excited were the kids...

Brainerd American Legion Serving Up 1,500 Free Meals for Thanksgiving

American Legion Post 255 in Brainerd is getting ready for their annual Thanksgiving community meal event. First responders will be volunteering their time to help deliver...

CLC’s Rosenmeier Forum Welcomes Minnesota’s State Demographer Susan Brower

Minnesota’s State Demographer Susan Brower visited Central Lakes College in Brainerd last week to talk about the social and economic realities brought about by...

In Business: Dough Bros in Baxter Cooking Up Wood Fired Pizza

Located next to to Cub Foods in Baxter, Dough Bros Woodfire Kitchen has a custom built wood fire oven that makes their pizza unique compared to many others. Besides their...

Brainerd Lakes Area Businesses Recognized at 2022 Celebration of Excellence

It was the biggest night of the year for area businesses when the Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce held their Celebration of Excellence on Thursday, where 1,000-plus...

Poet Chris Abani Visits CLC for “Verse Like Water” Series

Chris Abani, a poet who was born in Nigeria and lived there until 2001, has won many awards for his books of fiction in both Nigeria and the United States. He visited...

Kinship Partners Hosts 34th Annual Taste of the Lakes Fundraiser

Kinship Partners, a non-profit that provides one-on-one mentoring to kids in the Brainerd Lakes Area, presented their 34th annual Taste of the Lakes at the Grand View...