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Minnesota farmer suing the state charged after products test high for THC
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Justin Trudeau approves Trans Mountain pipeline expansion
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Rescuing a raptor: Neighbors, volunteers return eaglet to nest
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Wayback Wednesday: Deadly Fergus Falls "Great Cyclone" happened 100 years ago this week
Methodists' stance on homosexuality divides the church
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June 14, 2019
Crosslake: Legislature approves $4 million grant for loon center
The National Loon Center planned in Crosslake overcame one of its most significant hurdles - the passage of a $4 million grant to be allocated...
June 14, 2019 - 4:00am
June 6, 2019
Legislature approves $4 million grant for loon center
The National Loon Center planned in Crosslake overcame one of its most significant hurdles—the passage of a $4 million grant to be allocated...
June 6, 2019 - 5:16pm
Crow Wing County receives grant to replace or protect septic systems
Crow Wing County recently received a $32,745 grant from the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources to provide funding to replace or protect septic systems for residents. Proper septic maintenance ensures protection of groundwater from human contaminants. In 2018, $10,125 in loans...
June 6, 2019 - 8:30am
June 1, 2019
Crow Wing County Board endorses homelessness prevention agency
The Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners recently endorsed Lutheran Social Service's homeless prevention program, the only one of its kind...
June 1, 2019 - 7:00am
May 14, 2019
Crow Wing County receives grant to seal unused wells
Crow Wing County recently received a $31,000 grant from the Clean Water Fund to help landowners seal unused wells. A well not in use or abandoned can be a source of groundwater contamination by providing a potential direct path for surface water runoff, contaminated water or improperly...
May 14, 2019 - 9:30am
April 17, 2019
Brainerd: Council to contribute funds to water tower restoration efforts
In one opinion, restoring Brainerd's historical water tower isn't worth the costly price tag, but the city council will contribute funds nonetheless....
April 17, 2019 - 9:00am
March 23, 2019
Advocate group banks on legislation, coalitions to bolster declining day cares
The current state of Minnesotan day cares is anything but child's play. And, when child care is one of the top issues facing Minnesota's labor...
March 23, 2019 - 5:00am
March 21, 2019
Water tower committee to apply for Minnesota Historical Society grants
Physical plans for restoration are the next step in the Brainerd Water Tower Committee's attempt to save the historic downtown structure. "What...
March 21, 2019 - 3:00am
March 11, 2019
Crow Wing Energized: Taking steps to improve employee wellness in Crow Wing County
Our bodies are designed for movement, but modern technological advancements have changed our world and our living environments to such an extent...
March 11, 2019 - 8:30am
December 20, 2018
Water tower committee to seek marketing funds
Marketing money could be in the near future for Brainerd's Save the Water Tower Committee. Carissa Meyer, the marketing manager for the citizen-run...
December 20, 2018 - 2:00pm
December 14, 2018
Historical and Cultural Heritage grants awarded to Crow Wing, Morrison county historical societies
The Minnesota Historical Society announced the newest recipients of 42 historical and cultural heritage large grants ($10,001 and up) in 27 counties, totaling $4,849,057 in fiscal year 2019. The grants, awarded once each fiscal year, are made possible by the Arts and Cultural Heritage...
December 14, 2018 - 6:30am
December 2, 2018
Funding available to address workforce/opportunity gapapplications accepted until Jan. 15
The Brainerd Lakes Area Community Foundation announced its annual Brainerd Lakes Area Grant round is now accepting applications. The foundation focused this year's grant round on supporting programs and projects that help develop, attract and retain a quality workforce for the Brainerd...
December 2, 2018 - 6:30am
November 4, 2018
New funds help adults with disabilities find, keep housing
Grants totaling $2.97 million have been awarded to 46 counties and three American Indian tribes to help more people with disabilities have housing of their own through a new initiative from the state of Minnesota. Community Living Infrastructure Grants will go toward a variety of...
November 4, 2018 - 12:30pm
October 3, 2018
$25 million in safety grants awarded to Minnesota schools
Aitkin, Brainerd and Pequot Lakes public schools are among 90 Minnesota school districts awarded school safety grants to be used for security and violence prevention improvements. Funds can be used to pre-design, design, construct, furnish and equip schools, including renovating and...
October 3, 2018 - 6:30am
September 14, 2018
4 area organizations to receive grants
Four organizations in Brainerd, Baxter, Merrifield and Cass Lake recently received grants from a St. Paul-based private charitable trust. The Otto Bremer Trust awarded $50,000 to Sexual Assault Services Inc. of Brainerd for general operations to provide services for victims of sexual...
September 14, 2018 - 11:30am