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    First details of 371/S. 6th Street project discussed

    In a couple of years, Business Highway 371/South Sixth Street will have a new look. Just how much change is up to residents and the city of Brainerd. The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) will do a complete revamp of the road- from Joseph Str ...

    Razidlo spends last day at Brainerd schools

    For nearly two decades, Brainerd Public Schools has been superintendent Steve Razidlo's reality, his pride. On Monday, Razidlo stepped down from his post for a new adventure. He starts Aug. 1 as superintendent at The American International School in ...

    CLC student housing plan still uncertain

    The concept of student housing for Central Lakes College (CLC) is in the works, though it's still not a sure thing. Officials at CLC have climbed many hurdles in the past few months but construction could be pushed out another year, if it's buil ...

    Whittier demolition postponed again, Montessori drafting purchase agreement

    Demolition of the Whittier School has again been postponed in hopes that another school could move into the building. Discovery Woods Montessori in Brainerd has a potential financial backer to buy the building, said Chad Turcotte, board chair of Discovery ...

    BPSF director now district employee

    The director of the Brainerd Public Schools Foundation is now an employee of the school district. At a special Brainerd School Board meeting Wednesday, the group unanimously voted to hire on Jill Neumann as a district employee. The foundation operates sep ...

    History Week a success, organizers want to make it annual

    Brainerd's first History Week was so successful, it has organizers mulling the idea of an annual celebration of roots. The week-long celebration ended Sunday, pulling in dozens of people to each of the multiple events. The success is largely because ...

    Hydro dam purchase by city now official

    It's official. The city of Brainerd is now the owner of the hydro dam, formerly operated by Wausau Paper. All of the papers were signed and documents exchanged last week, said Scott Magnuson, Brainerd Public Utilities (BPU) superintendent. City counc ...

    Flood warning continues for some areas

    Some farm land remains under water as minor flooding continues for some of the Brainerd lakes area, according to the National Weather Service (NWS) in Duluth. The chance for rainfall spans through the week, and the following areas remain under flood warni ...

    "It doesn't look done to me," Fines resume in construction project

    Daily $100 fines start again Saturday, June 21, for a Brainerd resident who has yet to complete a house construction project. During a house visit to Terry Kinder's property at 1420 Quince St., the Brainerd City Council Friday voted to fine Kinder $1 ...

    Bicyclist following river to raise bone marrow awareness

    Steve Matchett isn't a bicyclist. He doesn't know the lingo and is still learning the best maneuvers. But that hasn't stopped the 72-year-old from attempting to bicycle the length of the Mississippi River. He made a stop in Brainerd Thursda ...

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