Author: Ben Aberg

Forestview Drive Reopening

RELEASE – (10/16/20) Baxter, MN — Starting on Friday, October 16, 2020 at 5:00 PM, Forestview Drive from Fuschia Drive to Highland Scenic Road will be reopened to thru traffic. The purpose of this notice is to let you know of this work and to provide advance notice to emergency services. Please drive with caution…
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October 16, 2020 0

Northland Arboretum’s Haunted Trail Begins Thursday

By: Ben Aberg 3wiamstudio@gmail (10/14/20) Brainerd, MN — The Northland Arboretum’s Annual Haunted Trail is a tradition of MEA weekend in the Brainerd Lakes area. In our monthly show with Northland Arboretum Executive Director Candice Zimmerman, we discussed the options for families to support the Northland Arb while having their fall fun. Zimmerman discussed how…
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October 14, 2020 0

Laurel Street Expansion Joint Gland Replacement

By: Ben Aberg 3wiamstudio@gmail.com (10/14/20) Brainerd, MN — Brainerd City Engineer Paul Sandy sent the following release: The City of Brainerd will be doing some preventative maintenance on the Laurel Street bridge tomorrow, Thursday October 15.  There will be temporary lane closures on the bridge to assist in the maintenance and inspection of the bridge. …
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October 14, 2020 0

Positive COVID-19 Case To Close PR-B Schools Wednesday

By: Ben Aberg 3wiamstudio@gmail.com (10/14/20) Pine River, MN — In a release from the Pine River-Backus Schools Facebook page Tuesday evening: The Minnesota Department of Health in partnership with the Pine River-Backus Schools has identified a positive COVID-19 case at PRB. After completing contract tracing Pine River-Backus Schools will not be in session tomorrow Wednesday,…
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October 14, 2020 0

Pillager High School and Middle School To Convert To Hybrid Learning Model

By: Ben Aberg 3wiamstudio@gmail.com (10/13/20) Pillager, MN — Pillager Public Shcools Superintendent Michael Malmberg sent a letter Monday to families informing them of changes coming for Pillager Middle and High School students. The school started in complete in-person learning; Superintendent Malmberg discussed how COVID-19 cases have started to affect students. County Health case numbers have…
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October 13, 2020 0

MnDOT to host virtual Coffee and Conversation discussion for future Hwy 200 project in 2021

RELEASE (10/13/20) Bemidji, MN — The Minnesota Department of Transportation will host two virtual Coffee and Conversation events on Wednesday, October 14 to discuss the future Highway 200 project in 2021. Join us from 3 to 4:30 p.m. and 6 to 7:30 p.m. as members of the project team discuss the project, answer questions and…
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October 13, 2020 0

Crow Wing County Small Businesses and Non Profits Can Apply for Second Round of CARES Act Relief Grants

By: Ben Aberg 3wiamstudio@gmail.com (10/13/20) Crow Wing County Commissioners approved a second round of CARES Act relief grants to provide money from the county‚Äôs allocation of federal CARES Act funds to help local small businesses and nonprofits who have suffered financially due to the COVID-19 pandemic. At a 10/13 County Board meeting, Commissioners voted unanimously…
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October 13, 2020 0