Woman Arrested After Allegedly Exposing Herself and Assaulting a Business Ownerfergusnow.com1 DAY AGO
Man who died at Brainerd jail is identified; investigation ongoing
The man was booked for DWI and died hours later.
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....
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.
“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.
Staples-Motley Boys’ Wrestling Returns to State Tourney After 25 Years
It’s been 25 years, but Staples-Motley boys’ wrestling has finally made it back to the Class A state tournament. They go in as the 2-seed after an upset over Holdingford, a team they had lost to in mid-January at the Rick Lee invite, in the Section 7A final. The Cardinals finished the regular season ranked third in Class A and have seven wrestlers ranked in their weight class, five of which qualified for the individual state tournament as well.
Little Falls home destroyed in Saturday night fire
LITTLE FALLS, Wis. (WKBT) -- A home is destroyed after a fire Saturday night in Little Falls.
MANDY’S WORLD: We Find Out What Mandy Uhrich’s Up To
We talked to Mandy Uhrich right before the Brainerd Jaycees Ice Fishing Extravaganza to get great ice fishing info for our Extravaganza show. The info still works and we talked about a ton of other great stuff too, so take notes for some late season ice fishing success. Learn more...
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.
Short-Term Rental Guidelines Still Up for Debate in Brainerd
Short term rental guidelines are still up for debate in Brainerd, as the city council voted 4-3 to deny the proposed ordinance last week. The proposal outlined a restriction of 20 operational rentals in the city, where no individual is allowed to own more than one, barring those grandfathered into preexisting properties. Some council members still view the ordinance as too restrictive, with chairman Jeff Czecok suggesting both proposed restrictions be scrapped completely – only keeping the proposed condition of leaving an end date of Dec. 31 of each year for any permit.
Judge Bruce F. Gross
Judge Bruce Frederick Gross was born in Brainerd, Minnesota, to the late Fred and Myrtle (Wohl) Gross on January 10, 1946. He was baptized into the Christian faith and later confirmed at First Lutheran Church in Brainerd. He attended Lowell Elementary School and graduated from Brainerd High School in 1964, where he was a stand-out athlete in basketball, football, and track. He was later inducted into Brainerd’s Athletic Hall of Fame. Bruce earned his degree in Physical Education from Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter. Throughout college, he juggled work as a deputy sheriff for Nicollet County, participated in college athletics, and was an active fraternity member where he engaged in countless shenanigans which later served as the subject matter of his legendary storytelling. Following college, Bruce moved to Windom to start his career as a probation officer with his wife Jean (Brittany) Gross, who he married in 1967 in St. Peter. This union blessed them with two children, Krista and Brett. After six years in Windom, Bruce and his family moved to the Twin Cities where Bruce attended Hamline University School of Law and earned his Juris Doctor degree while working full-time at Stillwater State Prison.
Man in custody for DWI dies in Crow Wing County Jail
BRAINERD — A man held in the Crow Wing County Jail died Thursday, Feb. 22, in custody. The Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office reported jail staff discovered the man unresponsive in a jail cell about 9 p.m. The man was booked earlier in the evening on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.
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!
Fort Ripley, MN Residents: Your Future Cats Best Friend Awaits!
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near fort ripley.
High School Sports Results Monday February 26
Boys Basketball: Tech 65, Fergus Falls 62 Sauk Rapids-Rice 86, Apollo 72 Alexandria 83, Sartell-St. Stephen 47 Cathedral 100, Pierz 80 (It was only the 4th time the Crusaders have ever scored 100 or more points in a game, with the last time coming in 2017 vs. Pie...
Brainerd, February 28 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Sartell High School basketball team will have a game with Brainerd High School on February 28, 2024, 19:00:00 CST. ALWAYS WANTED TO DUNK LIKE A TOTAL BADASS, OR DEVELOP ROCK-SOLID WORK ETHIC....
Thunderhawks will send six more wrestlers to state
Grand Rapids— Two weekends ago, the Grand Rapids Thunderhawks Wrestling team lost a heart-breaker to Little Falls by default, sending the Little Falls Wrestling team to the state tournament rather than the Thunderhawks. Last Saturday was a “great day” for the Thunderhawks who hosted the Section 7AA Individual Tournament, with the opportunity to send wrestlers to the state individual tournament; they will be sending six to St. Paul. “We wrestled...
Today the gas price is close to $2.99 in Staples as of 2024-02-28. Find the available 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 Wednesday is $3.294, a week ago the price is $3.274 , according to AAA.
Frontenac beats Baxter 53-34, advances to substate semis
FRONTENAC, Kan. -- Frontenac boys basketball roars to life in the 2nd quarter on Monday as it ends Baxter Springs' season 53-34.
Otter Bowlers Take Third and Fourth Place at Conference Tournament
It was a grind at Jack’s Place in Brainerd for the Central NW Conference Tournament on Sunday. Both the Maroon and Gold Fergus Falls teams made it through the qualifier round into the bracket, with both teams dropping their semi-final matches. Fergus Falls Maroon was seeded number two after...
Morrison County Sets Busy Agenda, Emergency Services, Environmental Planning Top Weekly Meetings
Morrison County officials have a full slate of meetings on the agenda for the upcoming week, discussing everything from emergency services to watershed plans, as reported by the Morrison County. The week kicks off with two simultaneous meetings at various locales, the SECB Planning set for 10:00 am at City...