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July 22, 2017
The regional roundup: News from around the lakes area
AITKIN The Aitkin County Courthouse will expand after the county board accepted contracts for design and construction management, the Aitkin...
July 22, 2017 - 9:00am
July 16, 2017
Art co-op thrives in Crosslake
The Crosslake Co-op Art Gallery in the Crosslake Town Square has been in existence for seven years and is going strong—in the summer months....
July 16, 2017 - 9:37pm
July 15, 2017
The Regional Report - News from around the lakes area
AITKIN The death of a 16-year-old Aitkin High School student prompted the Aitkin School District to offer support for students who might be experiencing...
July 15, 2017 - 9:00am
June 28, 2017
Finding fun on the Fourth of July
New leadership at the helm of Brainerd Community Action means a new face is responsible for organizing the Fourth of July celebration. Holly...
June 28, 2017 - 7:00am
June 23, 2017
Crosslake man faces robbery and assault charges in Crosby bar incident
A 44-year-old Crosslake man is facing felony charges for assaulting and robbing a man at a Crosby bar. Chad J. Naslund was charged June 16 in...
June 23, 2017 - 6:00am
May 28, 2017
Memorial Day round-up
Area communities will host the following Memorial Day services: Brainerd The Brainerd Memorial Day ceremonies begin 8:30 a.m. Monday at the Laurel Street bridge, where a wreath honoring those veterans lost at sea will be tossed into the Mississippi River. A prayer will be given by...
May 28, 2017 - 6:55am
May 26, 2017
Memorial Day round-up
Area communities will host the following Memorial Day services: Brainerd The Brainerd Memorial Day ceremonies will begin 8:30 a.m. Monday at the Laurel Street bridge, where a wreath honoring those veterans lost at sea will be tossed into the Mississippi River. A prayer will be given...
May 26, 2017 - 5:30am
May 16, 2017
Crosslake seeks public comment on land use ordinance revisions
CROSSLAKE—The Crosslake Planning and Zoning Department is requesting public comment on proposed revisions to the city land use ordinance. Visit www.cityofcrosslake.org to view the ordinance revisions and supporting information. Written comments on the proposed changes will be...
May 16, 2017 - 5:30am
May 5, 2017
Corps of Engineers to host ribbon cutting for community garden
CROSSLAKE—The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-St. Paul District and the Paul Bunyan Scenic Byway Association are hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the grand opening and dedication of the Linda Ulland Memorial Gardens. The event is 1 p.m. May 19 at the Cross Lake Recreation...
May 5, 2017 - 5:40am
May 3, 2017
Crosslake: Lee appointed police chief after Hartman retires May 31
Crosslake police Sgt. Erik Lee will be promoted to police chief after the May 31 retirement of current Chief Robert Hartman. The city council...
May 3, 2017 - 7:30am
May 1, 2017
Crosslake Community Center to host book sales
CROSSLAKE—Book sales will take place at the Crosslake Community Center on the first Friday of the month throughout the year from 12-4 p.m. In June, July and August the center will also host sales from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the first Saturdays of the month—namely June 3,...
May 1, 2017 - 6:50am
April 26, 2017
Construction scheduled for highways 11 and 16
The Crow Wing County Highway Department has entered into a contract with Anderson Brothers Construction for bituminous surfacing and safety improvements...
April 26, 2017 - 3:00am
April 18, 2017
Campfire burns 13-year-old's face
CROSSLAKE—A 13-year-old girl was burned on her face Saturday after starting a campfire with gasoline at a Crosslake residence, the Crosslake...
April 18, 2017 - 3:50am
March 22, 2017
Reader Opinion: St. Paddy's Day
So once again in Crosslake they celebrated St. Patrick's Day. I wasn't able to be there but I know from past experience, the excitement that goes on up there with the parade and the festivities. I have often felt that it's as much about getting out of the house, after a long winter...
March 22, 2017 - 9:30am
March 17, 2017
43 years of parading for St. Patrick in Crosslake
CROSSLAKE—In its 43rd year, the St. Patrick's Day parade in Crosslake could be the biggest in its history. Float registrations were nearing...
March 17, 2017 - 11:23am