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Leech Lake Band Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony On Vacant Shingobee Property

What used to be a popular bar and grill on Shingobee Island more than 10 years ago will be brought to life again. After several hold offs in the project, today’s...

Lakeland Currents: Regional Airport Authorities

In 2008, the Minnesota Legislature revised state statutes to allow an Airport Authority to have taxing authority. The idea was that such a move would provide airports...

Lakeland Currents: Northland Outdoors

Lakeland Currents host Ray Gildow welcomes Brian Peterson, Bret Amundson, and Greg Kaiser of Northland Outdoors.  Based in Brainerd, the Northland Outdoors team will...

Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures Expands Its Resort Holdings With Acquisition of Big Sandy Lodge & Resort

MCGREGOR, MINN. — Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures (MLCV) recently announced it has purchased Big Sandy Lodge & Resort, in McGregor, Minn. The resort is located on...

Lakeland Currents: Brainerd Lakes Area Economic Development Corporation

Lakeland Currents host Ray Gildow welcomes Sheila Haverkamp, Kevin Egan, and Paul Means from the Brainerd Lakes Area Economic Development Corporation to discuss their...

Ultra Paws Receives Business Excellence Award

Ultra Paws received the Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Award Thursday night. Presented at the Grand View Lodge in Nisswa, The Business Excellence...

LaunchPad Initiative Provides Resources for Local Entrepreneurs

In Bemidji’s Mayflower building downtown is the headquarters for the new business resource center called the LaunchPad. It’s designed to help people who are...

Turtle Racing Brings Tourists and Locals to Downtown Nisswa

It’s a tradition as Minnesotan as Paul Bunyan. Every Wednesday during the summer Nisswa turtles stretch their legs and help attract locals and tourists downtown in the...

Minnesota Ups Minimum Wage to $9/Hour

Minnesota is tied with the fifth highest state minimum wage with California, Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Minnesota’s minimum wage will increase again next year by...

Summer Camp Designing a Stronger Workforce

This may just look like kids having fun during the summer vacation. But it’s also a way Central Lakes College is preparing Brainerd Lakes Area kids for the possibility of...

BLA Businesses Bouncing Back After Violent Storm

Last month’s violent storm blazed a trail from the southwestern corner of Gull Lake up threw Nisswa, downing trees and closing businesses. Cragun’s Resort lost power for...

Cragun’s & Madden’s Ready to Rejoin Summer Fun

Golf. Pontooning. Gull Lake. These summer traditions at the south end of Gull Lake have been put on hold for the last 2weeks since a violent storm uprooted summer fun...

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