Author: Ben Aberg

Essentia Health to require COVID vaccine as condition of employment

–RELEASE– After careful consideration, Essentia will require all staff members to be vaccinated against COVID as a condition of their employment. Vaccination also will be required as a condition of entering our facilities to perform services for Essentia Health. Employees must receive their first dose of vaccine by Oct. 1 and their second dose in…
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August 5, 2021 0

District 9 Conservation Officer Reports

CO Nate Benkofske (McGregor) reports checking boaters on area lakes. Nuisance-animal calls were handled. Benkofske also attended the Minnesota Trappers Association convention. The event was held in Barnum over the weekend and many questions from the public were answered. CO Jim Guida (Brainerd East) patrolled for ATV violations and followed up on more aquatic plant…
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August 4, 2021 0

Crow Wing County Fair Begins Tuesday

By: Ben Aberg (8/3/21) 3wiamstudio@gmail.com Brainerd, MN — We talked last week with treasurer Kris Doucimo and General Manager Gary Doucette about upcoming activities this week. What are some of the big attractions at the grandstand this year? There are always events at the Mills Free Stage as well, and of course the food. (We…
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August 3, 2021 0

Brainerd Lakes Salvation Army to Stuff The Bus this weekend

By: Ben Aberg (8/3/21) 3wiamstudio@gmail.com Brainerd, MN — Brainerd Lakes Salvation Army will “Stuff the Bus” this weekend. We talked to Captain Jeff Curran for more details. You can drop things in the bins 24/7 from Friday through Sunday. Captain Curran informed us that we could do this quickly online as well, with help discovering…
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August 3, 2021 0

Glory Road Lane Closure This Week

UPDATED 8/5/21 Due to a change in the construction schedule, the lane closures will continue on Thursday, August 5, 2021. RELEASE (8/2/21) 3wiamstudio@gmail.com Baxter, MN — During the week of August 2, 2021, Glory Road from Elder Drive to TH 371 will be under construction with lane closures. Lane closures are currently planned for Wednesday,…
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August 2, 2021 0

Crow Wing County Road Work This Week

Crow Wing County maintenance crews will perform spray patch operations throughout the week on County Highway 12 between Highway 210 and County Road 102 in Irondale Township. Crews will also perform bridge maintenance/ sealing Monday, Aug. 2, on County Highway 3 (Crosslake Dam) and the County Highway 2 bridge west of Highway 25. And they…
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August 2, 2021 0

Kinship Partners Talk

By: Ben Aberg (7/29/21) 3wiamstudio@gmail.com Brainerd, MN — We talked with Jason and Darcy Walkowiak talk about Kinship Partners and mentoring ahead of our Community Grill Out. They noted it doesn’t take anything huge to help out as a mentor. And don’t be thinking you’re too young or too old to volunteer. Hear more in…
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July 29, 2021 0