Brainerd school authorities are promising to get to the bottom of who posted an anti-Trump meme to the Garfield Elementary School’s Facebook page on Saturday. Read more →
Walt Straka, 98, is the only surviving member of the 194th Tank Battalion in Brainerd, who were ordered to the Philippines in September 1941, a few months before Pearl Harbor. They were the first tank unit in the Far East. Read more →
Apparently, there’s nothing quite like sitting on an overturned five-gallon bucket on frozen ice with a winter wind doing that thing the winter wind does around Brainerd. Read more →
An estimated 10,000 anglers headed for Gull Lake for the annual Brainerd Jaycees Ice Fishing Extravaganza. They had no problem finding a place to pull up a bucket; organizers had drilled 20,000 holes. Read more →
We’re not sure what the most impressive element of this video — discovered thanks to a KARE 11 tweet — is: the shorts in December, the shirtless lads, the water skiis on ice, the tricks they do, the fact they’re wearing life jackets, or that they didn’t fall through the ice on a lake in Brainerd. We just know it’s pretty spectacular.
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A Brainerd rental housing inspector is a hero for doing his/her job, demanding that a landlord install the carbon monoxide detector required by Minnesota law in the apartment of a couple.
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