It was 1909 - more than 100 years ago - when what is known today as W.W. Thompson Concrete came to life in Brainerd.
Brainerd then was a rough lumber town and there was a need for homes to be built for the lumberjacks and their families.
So where do you rent your movies?
In the past, the Brainerd lakes area had several video rental stores where patrons could browse down the aisles and search the filled shelves looking for their favorite videos for movie night.
If you have a fire — no matter if it was a small garbage fire or a larger kitchen fire — what would you do?
Would you try to put out the fire yourself? If so do you know where your fire extinguisher is, or do you even have one? Or would you call 911 to get the professional firefighters on scene ...
A 47-year-old Nisswa area man, who was involved in a physical domestic assault March 21 at a residence near Lake Hubert in Lake Edward Township that resulted in a stand-off with law enforcement, Tuesday pleaded guilty to a lesser charge and the three assault charges against him were dismissed.
BAXTER - Arson is suspected in two fires late Wednesday and early Thursday in Baxter, authorities report.
Brainerd firefighters were called at 12:50 a.m. Thursday to a bus fire that was parked at The Feet People, 7837 Excelsior Road, Baxter.
Just before midnight Tuesday the DFL seat for the Minnesota House District 10B was not yet secured in the Minnesota Primary Election but both candidates — Joe Radinovich and David Schaaf — both were secure in what the final results would be, with Radinovich coming out ahead.
With 35 out of 91 pr...