Author: Sam Parsons

MSHSL Board of Directors Makes Plans for Spring Championships

Release: (BROOKLYN CENTER, MN) — Plans for spring championship experiences, competitive section placements beginning with the 2021-2022 school year and a position statement by the League’s Sports Medicine Advisory Committee regarding masking in outdoor competitions were approved today during the Minnesota State High School League’s Board of Directors meeting that was held in a virtual…
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April 16, 2021 0

Jenkins Mayor Talks Broadband, American Rescue Plan, and More from April 12 Council Meeting

(JENKINS, MN) — The city of Jenkins held its latest regular council meeting on Monday, April 12. We spoke with Mayor Jon Lubke to hear about what was discussed and what to expect. First, Lubke mentioned that the city heard from a representative from the local Diamond Club Baseball League, and the council agreed to…
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April 15, 2021 0

Crow Wing County Board Extends Local Option Sales Tax, Discusses Land Use, and More from April 13 Meeting

(BRAINERD, MN) — The Crow Wing County Board held its latest regular meeting on Tuesday, April 13. It was a meeting that saw some extensive discussion on several different topics. First, county engineer Tim Bray presented the 2021-2025 Highway Improvement Plan to the board, starting with a brief overview. Here is the outline for the…
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April 15, 2021 0

Pierz Mayor Recaps April 13 Council Meeting

(PIERZ, MN) — The city of Pierz held its first council meeting for the month of April on Monday, so we spoke with Mayor Dave Fischer to gather the latest info. Fischer started by discussing some miscellaneuous business, including a report from the city’s auditor and awarding bids for the 3rd Avenue North project. He…
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April 14, 2021 0

Central Lakes College Partners with the Mid-Minnesota Women’s Center to Raise Funds

(BRAINERD, MN) — This month, Central Lakes College has announced that they are collaborating with the Mid-Minnesota Women’s Center to collect donations to help local women in need. We spoke with Shannon Wussow, the Executive Director of the MMWC, along with Jill Lechner, a faculty member in CLC’s nursing program, and Amy Meyer, the president…
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April 13, 2021 0

Baxter Council Discusses Storm Water, Walmart Expansion, and More from April 6 Meeting

(BAXTER, MN) — The city of Baxter held its first regular council meeting for the month of April on Tuesday, so we spoke with Mayor Darrel Olson to get caught up. Olson first discussed the city’s storm water application permit, which he added is an important item to get solidified in time for the wet…
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April 8, 2021 0

Central Lakes College Monthly Update with Dr. Hara Charlier

(BRAINERD, MN) — For our monthly update out of Central Lakes College for the month of April, we spoke with the school’s president, Dr. Hara Charlier. Dr. Charlier began by talking about the school’s budget request, as it is time to speak with state legislators to get that done. As COVID restrictions continue to loosen,…
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April 8, 2021 0

City of Pequot Lakes Joins Broadband Coalition, Brings Back Patriot Avenue Redesign Committee

(PEQUOT LAKES, MN) — The city of Pequot Lakes held its latest regular council meeting on Tuesday, April 6. We spoke with Mayor Tyler Gardner to hear about the latest news with the city. Gardner said the meeting was relatively short, but among the important issues discussed was the Patriot Avenue Redesign Committee, which had…
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April 8, 2021 0

Breezy Point Mayor Talks Road Project, Fire Department Contract, and More from April 5 Council Meeting

(BREEZY POINT, MN) — The city of Breezy Point held its regular council meeting for the month of April on Monday, so we spoke with Mayor Todd Roggenkamp to get caught up on what’s happening with the city. Roggenkamp first provided an update on the cooperative road project that Breezy Point has been leading, with…
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April 7, 2021 0

City of Brainerd Pledges More Active Code Enforcement, Prepares for Spring Fling in April 5 Council Meeting

(BRAINERD, MN) — The city of Brainerd held its latest regular council meeting on Monday, April 5, so we spoke with Mayor Dave Badeaux to hear about what was discussed. During the meeting, the city discussed its code enforcement, and ultimately decided to play a more active role, rather than deal with cases as they’re…
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April 7, 2021 0