Author: Sam Parsons

MSHSL Board of Directors Approves Implementation of Shot Clock in 2023-2024

(ST. LOUIS PARK, MN) — Implementation of a 35-second shot clock beginning in the 2023-2024 season for Boys and Girls Basketball was approved today by the Minnesota State High School League’s Board of Directors during its regularly scheduled meeting.  The adoption of a shot clock for varsity level competition is required through this Board of Directors’ action. Under provisions of the adoption, member…
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December 3, 2021 0

Nisswa Mayor Talks Growth, Year-End Projects, and More from November 16 Council Meeting

(NISSWA, MN) — The city of Nisswa held its November regular council meeting on Tuesday, so we spoke with Mayor John Ryan to gather the latest. The council heard a presentation from the city’s planning and zoning committee, and Ryan said the big takeaway from the presentation was the profound growth in spending on developments…
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November 19, 2021 0

Baxter City Council Weighs Park Staffing Issues, More from November 16 Meeting

(BAXTER, MN) — The city of Baxter held its second regular council meeting of the month of November on Tuesday so we caught up with Mayor Darrel Olson to hear how everything went. Olson began by discussing what he referred to as a tough decision that was made during the work session regarding park staffing…
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November 18, 2021 0

Brainerd Council Discusses Potential Updates to Charter and More from November 15 Meeting

(BRAINERD, MN) — The city of Brainerd held its second regular council meeting of the month of November on Monday, so we had our routine chat with Mayor Dave Badeaux to get caught up. Badeaux first made mention of the finishing touches being put on the city’s long-running road project on NW 3rd Street. The…
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November 17, 2021 0

Crow Wing County Board Hears Request to Create Obscenity Ordinance and More in November 9 Meeting

(BRAINERD, MN) — The Crow Wing County Board held its first regular meeting of the month of November on Tuesday. In the Land Services portion of the agenda, the board was asked to approve a resolution for a grant application through the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board (IRRRB) as part of ongoing efforts to…
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November 11, 2021 0

Brainerd Lakes Salvation Army Gearing Up for Red Kettle Campaign This Holiday Season

(BRAINERD, MN) — With the holiday season fast approaching, it is the most important time of the year for the Brainerd Lakes Salvation Army in its efforts to raise funds, namely through the Red Kettle Campaign. We spoke with Captain Jeff Curran to hear all the details about this year’s campaign. Curran began by mentioning…
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November 8, 2021 0

Central Lakes College Monthly Update with Dr. Hara Charlier

(BRAINERD, MN) — This week, we caught up with the president of Central Lakes College, Dr. Hara Charlier, for our monthly conversation to hear about what’s going on with the school. Dr. Charlier began with the news that CLC has been designated as a “hunger-free campus.” She continued with some of the things happening on-campus…
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November 8, 2021 0

City of Baxter Weighs Options for Southwest and More from November 2 Council Meeting

(BAXTER, MN) — The city of Baxter held its first regular council meeting of the month of November on Tuesday, so as always, we connected with Mayor Darrel Olson to chat about the meeting. Olson first mentioned the ongoing discussions about the city’s plans for the undeveloped land to the southwest. On Tuesday, the city…
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November 4, 2021 0