A 48-year-old Brainerd man, accused of starting an artificial tree on fire in the lobby of the 12th floor at the North Star Apartments in Brainerd and then walking away from it, lived in the apartments.
Brainerd police are investigating Friday's fire at the North Star Apartments as arson.
Brainerd Police Chief Corky McQuiston said they have reasons to believe that the fire was set intentionally on the 12th floor lobby.
The first ever rock/country music festival - Lakes Jam - in the Brainerd area is finally here.
Country singer Gwen Sebastian will kick off the jam at 6 p.m. Friday, followed by Rocket Club, a country Minnesota band, at 8 p.m.
The Kentucky Headhunters are bringing their southern country/rock music to the Brainerd lakes area and plan to give fans a wild show.
The Kentucky Headhunters, known for its hits "Dumas Walker" and "Oh Lonesome Me," will perform at 10 p.m.
Brainerd’s own classic rock/country band King’s Ransom has performed throughout the Brainerd lakes area and now the band has been invited to play in the Lakes Jam to rock the secondary stage before and after all the big name stars do their thing on the main stage.
King’s Ransom will perform at...
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