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    Beekeeping class scheduled

    Beekeeping class scheduled The North Central Beekeepers Association will present an Introduction to Beekeeping class from 1-4 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Northland Arboretum in Brainerd. The class is for beginners and hobbyists. People will learn what they need t ...

    Scary Snowman Prank Strikes Fear In Shoppers

    'The Scary Snowman Prank' returns for a third year to frighten people on the streets of Boston. Lindsey Granger shows you how one team of pranksters is turning the holiday season into something frightful! You can check out similar pranks here: h ...

    Geocaching a growing sport in Brainerd lakes area

    An olive green ammo box is covered by wet pieces of tree bark. It sits about 100 feet off the path near Lougee Lake. Twigs snap under the weight of Mark Moser’s hiking boots as he bends over and opens the camouflaged container. To the average passerby, it ...

    Police Blotter- April 18

    Brainerd police SNOW — A report at 4:16 p.m. Tuesday of a juvenile male throwing snowballs at the complainant’s vehicle on the 300 block of Southwest Fifth Street. Officers made contact with male and told him that throwing snowballs at vehicles is unaccep ...

    ASK A MASTER GARDENER

    Dear Master Gardener, I was given a plant called kalanchoe as a gift and was wondering how well it keeps as a house plant. Answer: Kalanchoe is a succulent plant that is easy to grow and makes a good houseplant. They are frequently found for sale around t ...

    Geocaching introducing a whole new era of scavenger hunts

    O ne of my favorite pastimes as a child, and even now when I am with my nephews, was to go on a scavenger hunt. Making clues that take you all around as you look forward to the ultimate surprise prize that waits for you, it was one of the best games to pl ...

    Take-A-Kid Fishing weekend opens Friday

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota's annual Take-A-Kid Fishing weekend opens Friday — the weekend when adults can fish without a license while accompanying a child younger than 16. The Department of Natural Resources says it's designed to rekindle ...

    DNR State Parks and Trails Division to launch Geocaching Avian Adventure June 9

    The bird's the word for the all-new statewide geocaching challenge — the Geocaching Avian Adventure — which will take flight on Saturday, June 9, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Camouflaged "Bird Cache" con ...

    Geocaching adventure available at Brainerd library

    “Geocaching a Minnesota Mystery” is now available at the Brainerd Public Library, through collaboration with the Minnesota State Parks, the Crow Wing County Historical Society and the Kitchigami Regional Library system.   ...

    Local briefs- May 4

      Garrison Lions Style Show planned BAY LAKE — The Garrison Lions’ 30th annual Style Show is scheduled May 19 at Ruttger’s Lodge on Bay Lake, with social hour beginning at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6 p.m. Herberger’s in Brainerd, Ruttger’s Country Store on Bay ...