Author: Ben Aberg

Pillager Schools Activites Making Changes

By: Ben Aberg (5/18/21) 3wiamstudio@gmail.com Pillager, MN — In our recent conversation with Pillager Public Schools Superintendent Mike Malmberg, we discussed changes coming to Pillager activities. Pillager is preparing for summer programs following the recent lifting of the mask mandate. This week also marks many year-end and graduation activites. The graduation commencent ceremonies will be…
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May 18, 2021 0

Lakes Area Habitat for Humanity Busy, Looking for Volunteers

By: Ben Aberg (5/17/21) 3wiamstudio@gmail.com Brainerd, MN — We chatted with Kevin Pelkey, Executive Director of Lakes Area Habitat for Humanity, on our show last week and discussed how busy Habitat was with homes in the area. With construction season ongoing, Karen Skarolid discussed the busyness in the ReStore. Lakes Area Habitat is looking for…
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May 18, 2021 0

May Is National Foster Care Month

By: Ben Aberg (5/17/21) 3wiamstudio@gmail.com Brainerd, MN — May is National Foster Care Month. We talked to Jodi Raidt, Statewide Program Manager, Therapeutic Foster Care with Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota. We asked the defintion of foster care and the current need. We discussed the licensing process to become a licensed foster family. Are there…
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May 17, 2021 0

Road Closure Coming on Wright Street for Utility Connections

RELEASE (5/12/21) 3wiamstudio@gmail.com Brainerd, MN — Wright Street in front of the Brainerd National Guard Armory will be closed beginning at 7:00 AM on Monday May 17, 2021 and opening again at the end of the day on Wednesday, May 19, 2021.  This closure is being provided to the contractor working on site at the…
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May 12, 2021 0

New “Lights On” Program Beginning in Crow Wing County

By: Ben Aberg (5/11/21) 3wiamstudio@gmail.com Brainerd — In our recent chat with Captain Andy Galles of the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office, he discussed a new program coming to the area. All the information once the voucher is given can be found on said voucher. It’s also coming up on Fishing Opener, which means many…
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May 11, 2021 0

Grand Opening Celebration of the Brainerd Public Schools Performing Arts Center

RELEASE (5/11/21) Brainerd, MN — On behalf of the Board of Education, Brainerd Public Schools invites you to the  “Grand Opening Celebration of the Brainerd Public Schools Performing Arts Center,” on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 6:00 p.m..  Due to COVID-19 restrictions and to ensure everyone’s safety, required mitigation strategies will be enforced, including face…
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May 11, 2021 0

District 9 Conservation Officer Reports

RELEASE – (5/11/21) 3wiamstudio@gmail.com CO Chelsey Best (Crosslake) worked fishing, ATV and spring burning activities this past week. Pay attention to trail status, as spring closures are still in effect in some areas. Enforcement action was taken for no helmets, ATV registration issues, operating on closed trails, burning during a ban, and no fishing license.…
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May 11, 2021 0

Edgewood Drive in Baxter to Close Wednesday

RELEASE (5/11/21) 3wiamstudio@gmail.com Baxter, MN — Starting at 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 12, 2021, Edgewood Drive from Kirkwood Lane to  Woida Road will be closed to thru traffic to allow for City infrastructure repair. The repair  preventing the thru traffic will occur across from Christmas Point. During this time thru  traffic should utilize alternate…
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May 11, 2021 0

ATV Crash Results In Serious Injuries

RELEASE (5/10/21) 3wiamstudio@gmail.com Pequot Lakes — Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch reports that on May 8th 2021 at 7:34 PM, the Cass County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a serious ATV crash with injuries near 17th Ave SW, rural Pequot Lakes, MN.  Deputies and responders arrived on scene and learned that an Arctic Cat…
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May 10, 2021 0

Remer House Fire Results in Fatality

RELEASE — (5/7/21) Remer, MN — Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch reports that on May 7th 2021 at 1:46 AM the Cass County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a house fire in the area of Ghe We Zance Ln NE, in Boy Lake Township, rural Remer, MN. Deputies arrived and found a residential duplex…
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May 7, 2021 0