Smart Play Spot in Brainerd

Kids in the Brainerd area now have a great new place to play and learn. The Minnesota Children’s Museum has installed a Smart Play Spot at the Brainerd Public Library. The exhibit was opened by the kids, for the kids Monday at the ribbon cutting ceremony. The exhibit...

NJPA Honors 31 Educators

  A night for the teachers. The National Joint Powers Alliance honored 31 educators in Minnesota’s Region 5 at the NJPA’s first awards banquet Tuesday night. The award honored educators in Cass, Crow Wing, Morrison, Todd and Wadena Counties. Rynell Schock, NJPA Education...

Beltrami County Attorney Timothy Faver Annouces Retirement

Longtime Beltrami County Attorney Timothy Faver announced today that he will be retiring at the end of this current term on January 2, 2015. According to a press release from the Beltrami County Attorney’s Office, Faver, who has been the Beltrami County Attorney since 1989,...

Northwoods Adventure-Cuyuna Agate and Mineral Show

  The 12th Annual Cuyuna Agate and Mineral Show drew more than 1,000 rock-hounds to the Crow Wing County Fairgrounds. Kids received some hands-on experience to learn the characteristics of agates and used that knowledge to find some. A rock wizard offered gifts of polished...

Brainerd Lakes Hope For Tourism Boast After GFO

A grand way to open the fishing season.Those that helped make this year’s Governor’s Fishing Opener are calling it a success. They say the community came together to help showcase the best of the Brainerd Lakes Area. Grand View Lodge marketing director, Frank Soukup, says, “Like...

Vandals Chop Down Trees at Bemidji City Park Disc Golf Course

While visiting the Bemidji City Park Disc Golf Course, you’ll see hundreds of trees that may look the same, but the Parks & Recreation took notice when six of them were chopped down. While touring the course in April, Parks & Recreation Director Marcia Larson...

Northwoods Adventure-Master Naturalist Course

  In this week’s Northwoods Adventure, Shane Lee has his first encounter with a wild black bear. Ospreys, an eagle, and a porcupine also make appearances during the Minnesota Master Naturalist Class’s field trip to Camp Ripley. The class aims to teach students...

Good Food, Good Life, 365 – Siracha Deviled Eggs

Deviled Eggs with a Kick Eggs, hard-boiled Dijon mustard Mayonnaise or Salad Dressing Avocado, chopped Sriracha Sauce Salt, to taste Chopped chives, for garnish Peel eggs, Carefully cut in half lengthwise. Remove yolks and place them in a shallow bowl. Set whites aside. Mash...

Good Food, Good Life, 365 – Quinoa Salad

Dressing: 1/2 cup grapeseed oil 1/4 cup honey 1/4 cup Asian chili garlic sauce 3 tablespoons honey balsamic vinegar 2 teaspoons worcestershire sauce Salad: 2 to 3 cups of cooked quinoa 1/2 of a large red onion, diced 1 sweet bell pepper, red or orange, diced 1 green bell pepper,...