Charges are pending in Crow Wing District Court against a male suspect who led law enforcement authorities on a high-speed chase Friday night — resulting in the suspect’s and the officer’s vehicles getting stuck in the railroad tracks — and the suspect getting away....
No rain fell Wednesday on Don Adamson Field at Brainerd High School (BHS) but there was a rainbow nonetheless, with more than 500 kindergartners dressed in colorful T-shirts for the annual Kinderfriend Day.
Brainerd hit a record for the amount of rainfall in the month of May.
The National Weather Service in Duluth (NWS) reported Brainerd's rainfall in May is 8.66 inches. Normal rainfall for May for Brainerd is 3.14 inches.
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.