Tag: Brainerd

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 Truck and Trailer

If you’ve got mechanical skills and experience, come join the team at Brainerd Truck & Trailer. We are an independently owned shop that will keep you busy. Enjoy Competitive wages and a family atmosphere. You must have our own tools. Stop in to Brainerd Truck & Trailer on Highway 371 North to apply, or call…
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January 7, 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

Catching up with Olivia King

Brainerd graduate Olivia King is in her sophomore season with the University of Minnesota women’s hockey team. We get an update on her experiences at the Division I level, starting with the unusual offseason with COVID 19. King tells us the feelings when the team in its entirety could finally return to the ice to…
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December 10, 2020 0

Brainerd Mayor Talks Public Utilities, School Construction, and More from December 7 Meeting

(BRAINERD, MN) — The city of Brainerd held a regular council meeting on December 7, so we spoke with Mayor Dave Badeaux to bring us up to speed with what was discussed. Badeaux first talked about the annual presentation that was given by Brainerd Public Utilities (BPU), and noted the city’s continuous goal of trying…
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December 9, 2020 0

December 12th is final day for Highway 210/Washington St survey from MnDOT

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (12/9/20) (Baxter, MN) — Saturday, December 12th is the final day for travelers who drive, walk, or do business along Highway 210/Washington Street through Brainerd are invited to a survey through the Minnesota Department of Transportation for a future reconstruction project. MnDOT, in partnership with Crow Wing County and the City…
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December 8, 2020 0