Anyone driving past the Pequot Lakes High School has seen a lot of dust and action this summer.
The Pequot Lakes School District is in the midst of one if its largest building projects - $33 million to be exact.
Bail was increased Tuesday for Thomas Richard Erickson who was arrested Saturday for a second time by Brainerd police for having contact with a juvenile, a violation of one of the conditions of his release.
Thomas Richard Erickson, accused last year of allegedly sexually abusing young boys over the past several decades at his Nisswa home, was again arrested Saturday by Brainerd police for violating the conditions of his release.
Erickson, 69, charged Aug.
BAXTER - It's been 25 years since Heartland Animal Rescue Team (HART) began rescuing animals in the Brainerd lakes area.
Starting in 1987 with no facility and a dozen volunteers who'd foster animals in their home.
There will be a contested race in the November general election for two open seats on the Baxter City Council.
Tom Hice, 40, Baxter, said he ran for Baxter City Council about 10 years ago but he didn't have the time to campaign.
"Ahoy matey" and other pirate phrases will be heard Tuesday through Saturday during the Crow Wing County Fair at the fairgrounds in Brainerd.
Dressed in their finest pirate attire, along with a pirate ship named "The Black Pearl" - Local No.