Loved ones head to Manhattan in search of missing Garrison man
Volunteers are handing out flyers with Colin Marma's information on and pleading with everyone they meet to keep an eye out for him.
What Is The Smallest Town With A McDonald’s In It? Hint: It’s In Minnesota!
It’s a tiny town with a Big Mac! Did you know the world’s smallest city with a McDonald’s is in Minnesota? Find out where this is now. 🍔 #Minnesota #SmallTownBigMac #TravelTrivia. Garrison, Minnesota – Welcome to Garrison, a charming little town nestled on the northwest shores...
Crosby, March 04 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Mesabi East High School basketball team will have a game with Crosby-Ironton High School on March 04, 2024, 18:00:00 CST. ALWAYS WANTED TO DUNK LIKE A TOTAL BADASS, OR DEVELOP ROCK-SOLID WORK ETHIC....
1 dead in fatal Aitkin County crash
AITKIN, MN. (Northern News Now) - A man from Aitkin, Minn. has died after being ejected from his vehicle on Monday morning. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, 50-year-old Jeffrey Lee Martinson was traveling southbound on Highway 47 in his Ford F-150 before it went off the roadway at a curve on 396th Place.
Crow Wing County identifies man who died in custody
BRAINERD — A recent deathat the Crow Wing County Jail continues to be under investigation by the state, the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office said. Crow Wing County Jail staff discovered the unresponsive man around 9 p.m. on Feb. 22. The man was booked earlier in the evening for allegedly driving under the influence. Corrections officers and medical staff attempted lifesaving measures but were not successful. A Wednesday release identified the victim as 57-year-old Robert Slaybaugh.
The gas price fluctuate between $2.99 and $3.04 in Deerwood as of 2024-03-03. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Sunday is $3.346, a week ago the price is $3.262 , according to AAA.
Minnesota police department welcomes back K-9 duo Timber and Shuri
The Baxter Police Department in Minnesota recently welcomed a familiar K-9 duo back into their ranks as Officer Conner Collette reunited with his K-9 partner Shuri, joining Sergeant Taylor Halverson and his K-9 companion Timber. The pair, known for their energy and dedication to the job, are set to continue...
Crow Wing County Kicks Off 4th Year of ‘Pick A Mile’ Roadside Cleanup Program
The Crow Wing County Highway Department kicked off the fourth year of its Pick A Mile Program last month. The program officially started back in the summer of 2021 after being ran unofficially through civic groups such as Lions Club International since 2001. Crow Wing County residents get the opportunity to pick a mile of county roads to assist in roadside cleanup.
Man who died at Brainerd jail is identified; investigation ongoing
The man was booked for DWI and died hours later.
Brainerd Parks Board deliberates water ski team contract
BRAINERD — The Brainerd Parks Board heard hours of comment from lakeshore property owners and supporters of a water ski team as the board considers a new contract amid complaints that the summer practices are disruptive to life on the lake. The Brainerd Ski Loons is a nonprofit entity,...
BAARC offers Ham Radio license classes
The Brainerd Areas Amaateur Radio Club (BAARC) will hold Ham Radio Technician Operator License classes every Tuesday from 6:30-9 p.m. for seven weeks starting March 26. Classes will be held at the Brainerd Fire Station. They are free for the public but pre-registration is requuired; seating is limited. The goal is to assist participants to acquire a technician class amateur radio license from the FCC. There is no age requirement...
Local state representatives work to change how ice rescues are paid for
DULUTH, MN. (Northern News Now) -- There is a new proposal introduced in Minnesota that would help pay for ice rescues. Right now, the state of Minnesota foots a part of the bill for agencies to perform open water rescues, but not when it comes to ice-covered lake rescues. The...
Allowance- Kids & Money
Back this month is new financial information thanks to our friends at Mid Minnesota Federal Credit Union. Read on to learn how you can talk the topic of allowance with your child(ren) today!. As a kid, it’s hard to learn and develop spending and saving habits without actually having some...
Brainerd dance team takes home high kick championship with unconventional routine
BRAINERD, Minn. — Brainerd's dance team took home the state championship in high kick this year in what was the first win for the program in 25 years.The Brainerd Kixters brought something new to the state floor at Target Center this season, breaking the tradition in high kick and mixing it with hip hop and rap.MORE: Edina Girls Hockey head coach celebrates 200 wins as they head to state tournamentTheir creativity paid off and they won the state championship in high kick for the first time since 1999."It was a surreal experience, like is this actually happening," said Cassidy Rardin....
Local Acting Opportunities: Brainerd Theatre Announces Auditions for 2024 Summer Shows
The Brainerd Community Theatre has scheduled auditions and performance dates for three summer shows in 2024. The first, 'August: Osage County,' is a Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Tracy Letts. It examines a Midwestern American family's complexities and will run from June 6-15, 2024, directed by Cory Johnson. Auditions will take place at Central Lakes College in Brainerd on April 6 and 8. Roles are open for adults aged 20 to 60+ and one female role for an actor in their late teens or early 20s.
Brainerd City Council Approves Contract for Street Workers
The Brainerd City Council has approved the wage contract for the street workers in Brainerd. The International Union of Operating Engineers Local 49 represents Brainerd’s street division employees. The contract negotiations started back in October. The council unanimously approved a three-year contract, and they’re pleased with a relatively short...
Crow Wing County Asking for Comment on Land Use Ordinance Revisions
The Crow Wing County Land Services Department is requesting public comment on proposed revisions to the county’s Land Use Ordinance. There are 20 articles in the Land Use Ordinance currently under revision, including article 34, which concerns resort standards. Land Services Director Gary Griffin believes there’s a more efficient method to regulate them in Crow Wing County.
Savor the Flavor: Top 3 Pizzas You Must Try in Brainerd
In this article, we're exploring three exceptional pizzerias in Brainerd. Have you had a chance to taste their delicious offerings yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts. Please share your experiences in the comments section below.
Minnesota Home for Sale Comes with Personal Go-Cart Track and Bowling Alley (PICS)
If you could put any amenity into your house, what would you pick? Some people would want a huge kitchen, or maybe a super nice jetted tub. Others are kids at heart and want a bowling alley and go-cart track, which is exactly what's in this Minnesota home for sale!
“You Betcha It’s Real!”: Town of Brainerd Loses Out on Movie Title Fame
I was watching the iconic movie 'Fargo' over the weekend and was curious as to why despite most of the action in the movie taking in place in Brainerd, why it was named after a North Dakota town.