Author: Ben Aberg

NW 4th Street Closure Upcoming

RELEASE – (4/15/21) Starting on Monday, April 26, 2021, the intersection of NW 4th Street and Jackson Street will be closed to all traffic for construction. This will block all access to and from Northtown, Riverside Drive and Beaver Dam Road. The roadway is expected to be closed through the second week of June.  The…
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April 15, 2021 0

Essentia Health to pause Johnson & Johnson vaccines

RELEASE (4/13/21) Following a recommendation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the United States Food and Drug Administration, Essentia Health will pause administration of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.  Six reported cases of severe blood clotting in individuals who’d recently received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine are under review by the…
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April 13, 2021 0

District 9 Conservation Officer Reports

CO Jim Guida (Brainerd East) patrolled area lakes for angling activity. Numerous ATVs were out operating on local township roads. Trails continue to be closed. A reminder that anyone under the age of 18 operating an ATV or riding as a passenger needs to wear a DOT-approved helmet. CO Amber Ladd (McGregor) worked trapping activity…
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April 13, 2021 0

Essentia Health recognizes National Healthcare Decisions Day

Essentia Health is hosting an advance care planning (ACP) class from 11 a.m. to noon on Friday, April 16, which is National Healthcare Decisions Day.  Advance care planning is a process that helps you think and talk about your choices for health care in the future. It’s important for every adult to have an advance…
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April 13, 2021 0

Single Vehicle Crash in Crow Wing County Results in Fatality

Crow Wing County Sheriff Scott Goddard reports that on April 10, 2021 at approximately 8:12  PM, the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office responded to a single vehicle rollover crash near the  24000 Block of Co Rd 11 in Crow Wing County. Upon arrival, deputies found that a 2002  Chevrolet Tahoe was traveling eastbound on County…
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April 12, 2021 0

District 9 Conservation Officer Reports

CO Jim Guida (Brainerd East) worked all-terrain vehicle traffic and sport fishing enforcement. Some lakes are opening up. Guida assisted the sheriff?s office with a traffic stop on a suicidal suspect who had made terroristic threats toward another person. CO Eric Sullivan (Brainerd) was accompanied by COC Nicholas Baum. Sullivan and Baum patrolled for recreational…
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April 6, 2021 0

Crow Wing County Public Health Hosting COVID-19 Vaccine Vaccine Clinics

Crow Wing County Public Health is hosting multiple COVID-19 vaccine clinics. All clinics require an appointment. Find more information and register here. Moderna or Janssen vaccine will be offered at these clinics. Moderna and Janssen vaccine is licensed for individuals 18+. 16-17 year olds should reach out to their healthcare provider to access Pfizer vaccine…
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April 6, 2021 0

Crow Wing, South Cass Counties Added to Spring Burn Restrictions

RELEASE – (4/5/21) As fire season deepens and expands, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has added the following counties to the burn restriction list: Cass (south) and Crow Wing. The state will not issue burning permits for brush or yard waste in these counties until the restrictions are lifted. Restrictions remain in place for:…
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April 6, 2021 0

Brainerd Kindergarten Round Up Details

By Brainerd Elementary School Principals: Jim Conrad (Harrison), Sheila Eller (Riverside), Jodi Kennedy (Garfield), Molly Raske (Nisswa),Todd Sauer (Lowell), and Tammy Stellmach (Baxter) On behalf of the teachers and staff in each of our elementary schools who are already thinking about and planning for next fall, we excitedly invite members of the class of 2034…
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March 30, 2021 0

District 9 Conservation Officer Reports

CO Jim Guida (Brainerd East) stored snowmobile equipment and prepared watercraft equipment for use. Guida investigated a complaint of a dirt bike being illegally operated in the public road ditch, tearing up road approaches. Guida also received a call of an accidentally trapped otter from a beaver trapper. CO Amber Ladd (McGregor) worked a trapping…
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March 30, 2021 0