Sportland Corners Building, American National Bank Opens In Nisswa

A busy corner in Nisswa is occupied again after being vacant for 10 years. The corner of Highway 371 and County Road 13, known as Sportland Corners, is now home to a bank...

New Mississippi Riverfront Park Proposed In Brainerd

A new park is in the works for a stretch of riverfront property along the Mississippi River in Brainerd. The proposed park would be located just south of the Northstar...

Man Suffers Serious Injuries In Explosion In Remer

A man suffered serious injures in an explosion at a residence in the city of Remer on Wednesday, August 14. According to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office, at around...

CLC Football Team Partners With “Kids Against Hunger” To Give Back To Community

Around 30 football players from Central Lakes College gathered in Nisswa today to give back to the community. The players packed lunches for Kids Against Hunger, a local...

Statewide Test Of Blue Alert System Scheduled For Thursday

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has scheduled a statewide test of the Minnesota Blue Alert System on Thursday. According to a...

Brainerd Area Collaboration Awarded $100,000 Grant For New Mental Health Initiative

A new collaborative effort in the Brainerd Lakes Area has been awarded a $100,000 grant to create a new youth-focused mental health initiative. Since 1999,...

Man Seriously Injured After Tube Collides With Wake Boat On West Fox Lake

A man was seriously injured after the tube he was riding on collided with a wake boat on West Fox Lake in Crow Wing County on Sunday. According to the Crow Wing County...

Cypress Drive Connection Project Officially Completed In Baxter

Those who live or travel in the Brainerd Lakes Area know far too well how busy Highway 371 can get, especially during the summer tourist season. A newly completed...

Two Injured After Vehicle And Boat Trailer Crash In Morrison County

Two people were injured when a car crashed with a vehicle pulling a boat and trailer in Morrison County on Sunday, August 11. According to the Morrison County...

BLADE Looks To Tackle Crow Wing County Drug Problem In New, Collaborative Way

A new program recently launched in the Brainerd Lakes Area that is aiming to combat the drug problem in Crow Wing County in a new and unique way. In Crow Wing County,...

2-Year-Old Dies In Hit-And-Run In Itasca County

A two-year-old boy has died after he was hit in a hit-and-run around 15 miles north of Nashwauk in Itasca County on Thursday, August 1. According to the Minnesota State...

Law Barring E-Cigarette Use In Indoor, Public Places Goes Into Effect

Starting today, a new law goes into effect that will bar the use of e-cigarettes and vapes in most public spaces and workplaces. In Minnesota, e-cigarettes will now be...