Business Network International Launches New Chapter In Brainerd

A national organization that aims to promote business growth and to connect professionals in the community recently launched a new chapter in the Brainerd Lakes Area....

Region 5 Initiative Aims To Create Inclusive, Welcoming Communities

A program in the Region 5 area is working to ensure that area communities are welcoming to all individuals, no matter their background or demographic. The Welcoming...

Vehicle Pursuit Forces Closure Of Highway 10 From Randall To Cushing

Authorities closed both lanes of Highway 10 between Randall and Cushing on Thursday, October 15 due to a vehicle pursuit. According to the Morrison County Sheriff’s...

Destination Downtown Contest Winner Knotty Pine Bakery Opens For Business

Almost a year ago, the winner of the Destination Downtown 2.0 Contest was announced at the Brainerd Lakes Chamber’s annual dinner. This last week, the winning idea,...

New Prostate Cancer Support Group Starting In Brainerd

A new prostate cancer support group is starting in the Brainerd Lakes Area through Essentia Health. According to a release, having cancer is often one of the most...

Two New Restaurant Chains To Open Locations In Baxter

Two popular food chains are preparing to open new locations in Baxter in a new development called the Baxter Retail North Building. The new building is located off of...

Boat Capsizes On North Long Lake Near Brainerd

Four duck hunters and a dog were rescued from a Brainerd area lake on Saturday after the boat they were in capsized due to high winds. According to the Crow Wing County...

Cass County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Fatal Crash Near Federal Dam

The Cass County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal car crash that occurred on Sunday, October 13, 2019 near Federal Dam, Minnesota. According to a release,...

In Focus: MMBA Holds 2nd Annual Lumber And Lace Fashion Show

A unique fashion show was held last night in Brainerd where participants designed pieces with materials not typically found in fashion. Electrical wire, caution tape, and...

Comments Sought On Leech Lake Recreation Area Campsite Changes

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking public comments on proposed changes to the Leech Lake Recreation Area campground. The Corps of Engineers...

Mid-Minnesota Women’s Center Holds Annual Fundraising Event

An important event was held in Brainerd tonight to raise awareness of the issue of domestic violence and to also raise money for the Mid-Minnesota Women’s Center and the...

Brainerd League of Women Voters Hosts National Loon Center Speaker

Every month, an organization in Brainerd hosts speakers from across the community to present on impactful topics from voter security to the 2020 census. This week, the...