Tag: Brainerd

Brainerd Ski Loons Show August 15th

The Brainerd Ski Loons will be performing a FREE water ski shows at Lum Park in Brainerd! Come and watch the Ski Loons perform human ski pyramids, ski jumpers, barefooters, and skiers being pulled 360 degrees around the boat! This event is great fun for the whole family. Concessions will be available. Please bring blankets…
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April 6, 2021 0

Olivia King sees first game action for Gopher Women’s Hockey

Olivia King, former Brainerd/Little Falls Warrior goaltender, plays for the University of Minnesota Women’s Hockey team. We catch up with her about her sophomore season and the excitement of having her first game action. We first asked her to recap her sophomore season. In the final regular season game at Bemidji State, King was inserted…
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March 1, 2021 0

Penmac Staffing Services, Inc

Penmac Staffing in Brainerd has opportunities available for everyone. Are you looking for something seasonal? Maybe something just on the weekends? Penmac Staffing is now hiring cashiers for BIR and watercraft inspectors for Aitkin and Cass County lakes. For more information, call 218-824-WORK, that’s 218-824-WORK, or online at penmac.com. Penmac Staffing is an Equal Opportunity Employer.…
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February 12, 2021 0

Brainerd Public Schools Prepare for the In-Person Return of Middle and High School Students

On Feb. 4, Superintendent Laine Larson announced the change in learning model via a letter to families. Middle and high school students at Brainerd Public Schools are set to come back to the classroom four days a week. Fifth through 12th grade students at Brainerd Public Schools will move to a modified in-person learning model…
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February 6, 2021 0

Brainerd Public Schools update on in-person learning

Superintendent of Brainerd Public Schools, Laine Larson issued a letter Friday to update the district’s families on the plan to return to in-person learning. The letter contains the most current COVID-19 information in Crow Wing County, and mentions that the district continues to follow the guidance in the state’s safe learning plan. The letter states…
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January 10, 2021 0

Brainerd City Council Meets for First Time in 2021

(BRAINERD, MN) — The city of Brainerd held its first regular council meeting of 2021 on Monday, January 4. We spoke with Mayor Dave Badeaux to get the latest news for the city and to talk about what’s lined up for 2021. As this was the first council meeting for the new term, Badeaux talked…
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January 6, 2021 0

Brainerd Salvation Army Exceeds 2020 Goal Despite Setbacks

(BRAINERD) The Brainerd Lakes Salvation Army surpassed its Red Kettle Campaign goal of $155,000 by $18,000 for a total of $173,250 even though the nonprofit had 600 hours fewer in 2020 of bell-ringing than the previous year, and with about half the number of volunteers, because of COVID-19 concerns. The Brainerd Lakes Salvation Army surpassed…
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January 2, 2021 0

Outreach Program of Brainerd Lakes Area hits Major Milestone the week of Christmas

Shawn Hansen, Executive Director of The Outreach Program of Brainerd Lakes Area joined us as their organization hit a major milestone with their service this week. But, Hansen first tells us what things have been like for the holiday season. Hansen then explains the milestone achieved. Hansen went on to say how the milestone is…
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December 24, 2020 0

Brainerd City Council Meeting for December 21st

City of Brainerd Mayor Dave Badeaux updated us on some of the key items with the latest monthly meeting held on Monday. The city made an offer for a replacement for retiring police chief Corky McQuiston. Badeaux discussed another change within the city as it pertains to the city’s parks and the interim public works…
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December 22, 2020 0

Brainerd Mayor Proclaims 100th Anniversary of Historic Water Tower

At this past week’s city council meeting, Brainerd Mayor Dave Badeaux made a proclimation for December 10th as the 100th Anniversary of the iconic City of Brainerd Water Tower: “Whereas, the City of Brainerd is dedicated to celebrating the life and history of our area and the water tower is an important part of our…
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December 12, 2020 0