Author: Sam Parsons

City of Brainerd to Look into New Road Assessment Software

(BRAINERD, MN) — The city of Brainerd held its second regular council meeting of the year 2022 on Tuesday… Mayor Dave Badeaux detailed a presentation given to the council regarding the possibility of using new software to assess road conditions… In our full conversation with Mayor Badeaux, he also mentioned public comments on sober houses…
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January 20, 2022 0

Baxter City Council Weighs Deer Overpopulation, Obscene Signs, and More in January 18 Meeting

(BAXTER, MN) — The city of Baxter held its second regular council meeting of the year on Tuesday… The council discussed complaints about deer overpopulation in the city and heard some potential solutions… The city has also been approached by citizens requesting an ordinance restricting signs with obscenities, so the council received an opnion on…
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January 20, 2022 0

High School Sports Rankings Updated

Boys Hockey Class AA Andover Cretin-Durham Hall Hill-Murray Benilde-St. Margaret’s Roseau Lakeville South Maple Grove Moorhead Centennial Edina Grand Rapids Wayzata St. Thomas Academy Eden Prairie Minnetonka Chaska Rogers Lakeville North Eastview Stillwater Class A Hermantown Warroad Little Falls Mahtomedi Duluth Denfeld Delano/Rockford Minneapolis Providence Academy Simley Alexandria Orono St. Cloud Cathedral East Grand Forks…
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January 14, 2022 0

Central Lakes College Monthly Update with Dr. Hara Charlier – January 2022

(BRAINERD, MN) — This week, we reached out to Dr. Hara Charlier, president at Central Lakes College, for our monthly chat with the school… Dr. Charlier mentioned the recent grand opening of the school’s new multicultural center… She also discussed the school’s approach to COVID with the Omicron variant making waves… In our full conversation…
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January 14, 2022 0

Crow Wing County Board Tabs Houge as New Chair

(BRAINERD, MN) — The Crow Wing County Board held its first regular meeting of the year 2022 last week… As part of the year-opening business, the board elected Doug Houge as its new chair… The board also made a resolution to send a letter to the Secretary of State regarding the possibility of a forensic…
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January 13, 2022 0

City of Pierz to Implement New Electric Billing

(PIERZ, MN) — The city of Pierz held its first regular council meeting of 2022 on Tuesday… The city made the decision to move forward with a new format for electric billing, which mayor Dave Fischer says won’t result in any rate increases… In our full conversation with Mayor Dave Fischer, he discusses updates to…
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January 12, 2022 0

Minnesota Vikings Announce Firings of HC Mike Zimmer, GM Rick Spielman

Release: (EAGAN, MN) — The Vikings on Monday announced changes to their front office, as General Manager Rick Spielman and Head Coach Mike Zimmer will not be back in their respective roles. The 2021 season was Spielman’s 10th as General Manager and 16th overall with the Vikings. Zimmer spent eight seasons as the team’s head…
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January 10, 2022 0

Long Time Pequot Lakes Firefighter Officially Retires

(PEQUOT LAKES, MN) — The city of Pequot Lakes held its first regular council meeting of 2022 on Tuesday… At the meeting, the city recognized longtime firefighter Larry Oaks upon his official retirement…. The city also formalized its purchase of the Trailside Estates property… We thank Mayor Tyler Gardner for his time. Our full interview…
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January 7, 2022 0

City of Breezy Point To Explore Nisswa Option for Fire Services

(BREEZY POINT, MN) — The city of Breezy Point held its first regular council meeting of 2022 on Monday… The city decided to enter into negotiations with the city of Nisswa regarding the possibility of contracting their fire services… A decision on whether the city of Breezy Point will continue to contract its fire services…
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January 6, 2022 0

Brainerd City Council Meeting 1-3-22

(BRAINERD, MN) — The city of Brainerd held its first regular council meeting of 2022 on Monday… The city announced the hiring of a new police officer, with Mayor Dave Badeaux saying he hopes more hires are in the cards… In our full conversation with Mayor Badeaux, he discusses the hires of warming house attendants…
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January 6, 2022 0