So how much rain did the Brainerd lakes area get over the holiday weekend?
Enough to where the National Weather Service in Duluth (NWS) has placed the counties of Morrison, Crow Wing and Aitkin in a flood warning.
The Wermters can be found every Saturday at North Central Speedway in Barrows. Today, Travis and Louie race, as Don retired in 2004. However, this season - which has hardly begun - has put a "wrench" in the Wermters' racing.
Rural Pillager resident Wade Haapajoki was not a happy camper when he got home Wednesday.
Haapajoki said when he arrived home the power was out and the big appliances were not working even after power was restored.
It's not a bad idea to pack a rain coats this Memorial Day weekend
Rain started Wednesday in the Brainerd lakes area and it looks like residents and tourists are in for even more rain in the days to come.
When Cathy Nault was a little girl she loved to play school and she has continued to "play school" for the past 40 years.
Nault has been an educator since 1971 - with the last 26 years as the Riverside Elementary School principal in Brainerd.
PINE RIVER - Grab your cowboy boots and hats and get ready for some good old-fashioned, yet competitive - bull riding, barrel racing and steer wrestling to name a few of the traditional rodeo events - to be held right here this weekend in Brainerd.