A blustery Saturday afternoon with wind gusts up to 50 miles per hour and a wind chill that would make even Jack Frost shiver, didn’t stop determined anglers from vying for the big fish and big prize during the 23rd Annual Jaycees Ice Fishing Extravaganza on Gull Lake.
It took only minutes for th...
Brainerd School Board members unanimously approved the first revision to the 2013 budget during its regular Monday night meeting.
The board was presented with the preliminary budget during the June 11 meeting, where it passed.
It can be known as the dark days of winter. Sunrise and sunset leave the Brainerd lakes area with just 8-9 hours of daylight between December and March and often times can lead to an overall glum feeling.
After getting the OK from Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Department Thursday afternoon with a measurement of 16 inches across most of the ice on Gull Lake’s Hole-in-the-Day Bay, the 23rd annual Brainerd Jaycees $150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza is set to go from 12-3 p.m. on Jan. 19....
As temperatures dip above and below freezing, water main pipes feel the strain and pressure - literally. Water main breaks in downtown Duluth and Minneapolis that flooded streets began to draw attention to pipes in cities across the state.
Holiday giving and the spirit that this time of year tends to bring certainly helped out the Brainerd Salvation Army.
"We (the Brainerd Salvation Army) were worried we weren't going to make our goal and were becoming concerned," said Capt.