Author: Danielle Ustruck

Scavenger Hunt #4 prize has been FOUND

The FOURTH of TEN scavenger hunts is done…now on to the next one! Our fourth prize has been found as of 04.16.21 at Cornerstone Liquor in Brainerd! Congratulations to our winner. Stay tuned for HUNT #5 to begin next week!!


April 16, 2021 0

Northern Lakes Rescue Looking to be Rescued Themselves

There are an estimated 70 million stray dogs and cats in the U.S. at any given time, with about 6-8 million entering shelters each year, according to the Humane Society of the United States.  Northern Lakes Rescue is just one of the thousands of pet rescue organizations in the U.S. doing its part to put…
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April 4, 2021 0

Multiple Active Cases of COVID-19 Variant Reported in Morrison County

On Tuesday, March 30th, Morrison County reported seeing an increase in active COVID-19 cases and multiple active cases of the variant strain known as B.1.1.7., which was first identified in the United Kingdom in the fall of 2020 and was detected in the U.S. at the end of 2020. Morrison County Public Health reported in…
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April 4, 2021 0

The American Legion in Nisswa to Host National Commander, James Oxford

American Legion National Commander James W. “Bill” Oxford will speak Wednesday, April 7, at the American Legion in Nisswa on issues of importance to Minnesota veterans. American Legion members, community leaders and residents are welcome to attend the program scheduled from 5-8 p.m., with a supper at 6 p.m. and the remarks to follow. Among…
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April 3, 2021 0

Concerns Raised Over Recent Crosslake Community School Departures

Executive Director, Cliff Skagen, and Director of Online Learning, Stacy Bender recently departed from Crosslake Community School, raising questions and concerns from both former employees, school staff, and the general public. On Friday, March 12th, Skagen resigned from his position while Bender was terminated. Their respective departures stemmed from a conflict of interest that violated…
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April 3, 2021 0

Scavenger Hunt Archives

A list of found Scavenger Hunt prizes, their locations, and the clues that led to them!


March 8, 2021 0

First Ever Home Grown Local Radio Scavenger Hunt Rules

The First Ever Home Grown Local Radio Scavenger Hunt is sponsored by Cub Foods of Brainerd and Baxter, Station 371 in Pine River, HD Auto Repair in Brainerd, Joe’s Pizza in Pequot Lakes, Tyke’s Carpet Castle in Brainerd, Riverwood Healthcare, Cuyuna Regional Medical Center, Thurlow Hardware in Pequot Lakes, FitQuest in Baxter, Brandl Chevrolet in…
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February 22, 2021 0

Baxter City Council Voice Concerns Regarding Possible Internet Disruptions

Changes expected later this summer from the Federal Communications Commission could have significant negative effects for internet connectivity for Baxter residents. Council member John Ward said, “There are a whole lot of people in the city of Baxter in our whole area that are going to lose their internet.” With state and federal funding available…
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February 7, 2021 0

Lakes Area Music Festival Awarded $10,000 Grant

The Lakes Area Music Festival was approved for a $10,000 Grants for Arts Projects award to support its 2021 festival season. This project will serve residents and summer visitors of central Minnesota with performances of classical music, according to a news release. The festival project is among 1,073 projects across America selected to receive grants…
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February 7, 2021 0

Minnesota Reaches Over Half a Million COVID-19 Vaccinations

On Saturday, February 6th, the state reported that another 26,220 Minnesotans have received a COVID-19 vaccine, bringing the number of Minnesotans who have now received at least one vaccine to more than half a million, or 9.5% of the state’s population. Just over 25% of Minnesotans ages 65 and older have received their first of…
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February 7, 2021 0