Brian Moon

Don’t Forget About Bass Fishing In The Brainerd Lakes

We’re heading into what we call the “dog days” of summer. As we all know walleye are king here in our area, but they can be tough this time of year. We should not forget though, that this area can be awesome for bass fishing. We have so many small lakes that have a great population of bass, then you …

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Walleye Angling, Live Bait Return To Mille Lacs Lake

Effective Saturday, Aug. 1, anglers can fish for walleye on Mille Lacs Lake and use live bait. The planned walleye fishing closure and live bait restrictions during the month of July were the result of record ice fishing pressure this past winter that resulted in a harvest of almost 30,000 pounds of walleye. July was selected for the closure because …

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Name Our Deer Contest – August 3rd through August 15th

Every year, the Deerwood Deer is dressed up in different apparel to go with the changes in season.  You will see the Deer wearing Blaze Orange during hunting season, a red nose and santa hat during Christmas, and even now the Deer is doing its part to stop the virus spread and wearing a face mask.  But the Deer does …

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Mandatory Masks Coming To Minnesota?

I got this email today from Matt Killian from the Brainerd Chamber of Commerce, and thought I would share. “Based on several sources, we believe it’s likely that Governor Walz will announce a mandatory mask order this week.  After experiencing surges in COVID cases, Governors in Arizona, California, Colorado, Louisiana, Florida, Michigan, Nevada, New Mexico and Texas have reversed course …

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Brainerd Park Board Cancels All 2020 Youth Summer Programs

According to a post on their Facebook page, Brainerd Parks and Recreation program has decided to cancel all the 2020 youth summer programs. After reviewing executive orders from the Governor, Minnesota Department of Health and CDC, the board decided to cancel summer programs. It was also noted that most programs end at the end of July anyways. The post also …

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Central Lakes College To Cancel All Fall Sports Due To Covid-19

Might this be the first domino to fall? The Minnesota College Athletic Conference announced late Tuesday that fall sports have been cancelled, including football and volleyball at Central Lakes College, in light of COVID-19 and the importance of player and coach safety. “We are wholeheartedly disappointed that our Raider athletes won’t be able to compete this fall, but we have …

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22-Year Old Brainerd Man Arrested In Colorado In Connection With Fire At Police Precinct In Twin Cities

Kare 11 TV is reporting that 22-year old Dylan Robinson of Brainerd, Minnesota has been arrested in Colorado in connection with the fire that burned down a police precinct building in the Twin Cities.   Robinson was taken into custody on Sunday by ATF and U.S. Marshals.   Story is developing.

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Virtual Ground Breaking For Blueprint 181

The Brainerd Public School District 181 is inviting the public to be part of their ground breaking celebrations this Thursday May 28th.  The groundbreaking marks the beginning of work on projects including Garfield, Lowell and Riverside Elementary Schools.  The celebration is set to be live streamed on their YouTube channel. (click here) The press release says you can watch the …

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BREAKING: Minnesota State Fair Cancelled For 2020

KSTP-TV has just announced that the Great Minnesota Get Together has been cancelled for 2020.   The Minnesota State Fair Board met this morning and has decided to cancel the 2020 Minnesota State Fair due to COVID-19 concerns. This will be only the 6th time in history that the 12-day event has been cancelled.

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Wildfire Season Doesn’t End When Summer Starts

This holiday weekend, Minnesotans can enjoy the outdoors, have fun, and put safety first in all things they do. This includes being safe with fire, especially in the northern half of the state where extremely dry conditions persist. Whether you are hanging out with family around a backyard fire or riding your ATV along a dry trail, please be careful …

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