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MSHSL Approved Shot Clocks for Minnesota Basketball beginning 2023-24 seasons

Brooklyn Center, MN – By unanimous vote at the MSHSL Board of Directors meeting this morning, the MSHSL has approved the use of the 35 second shot clocks for boys and girls varsity basketball, beginning the 2023-24 seasons. R&J Sports spoke with a number of area Basketball coaches and those involved in the game, and…
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December 2, 2021 0

University of MN Extension Offers Food Safety Course

RELEASE: ST. CLOUD, Minn. (11/9/2021)— Do you get rave reviews on your homemade breads, cakes and cookies? Are family and friends asking to buy your yummy home canned salsa and pickles? Have you considered starting a food business out of your home but are at a loss where to start? Join University of Minnesota Extension…
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November 13, 2021 0

Grand Opening of the CTC Performing Arts Center

Tuesday evening, Pillager Schools welcomed the community to the grand opening of the brand new CTC Performing Arts Center. The night started with a vast array of delicious Hous D’oeuvres and desserts from Aviand’s, which is Pillager’s Pro Start Students. Inside the CTC Center auditorium, Emcee Chad Koel (Cool) welcomed guests. After the welcome, current…
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October 14, 2021 0

Essentia Health hosting free education event on heart-failure medication

By Devon Krueger (4/10/21) 3wiamstudio@gmail.com NEWS RELEASE: Medications are an important part of the treatment plan for heart-failure patients. That’s why Essentia Health is working to make sure those patients have the resources they need to best manage their health and medications.  Essentia is hosting a free, hour-long virtual event at 6 p.m. on Tuesday,…
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April 10, 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

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

MSHSL Reaction to MN Gov Walz Executive Order

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. — In alignment with Executive Order 20-103 announced today by Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz, the Minnesota State High School League will begin in-person practice for winter sports and activities on Mon., Jan. 4, 2021. Thirteen days ago, the League’s Board of Directors approved a flexible scheduling model, presented by the Return to…
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December 17, 2020 0

Catching up with Olivia Lane

We catch up with another former area athlete competing on the stage of Division I athletics, talking with Olivia Lane. The former Pequot Lakes Patriot is in her sophomore season on the women’s basketball team at North Dakota. She first talks about the offseason with COVID. Lane told us about the excitement to begin full…
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December 11, 2020 0

Governor Walz Announces Four-Week Dial Back to Control Spread of COVID-19

[ST. PAUL, MN] – As the spread of COVID-19 skyrockets across the state and hospitals voice concern about ability to treat those who fall ill, Governor Tim Walz today announced new actions to help control the spread of the virus. Turning the dial back, Governor Walz announced a four-week pause on social activities, in-person dining,…
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November 18, 2020 0