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January is National Mentoring Month – Make The Difference In The Life Of A Lakes Area Child

How would you like to make a difference in the life of a child?  January is National Mentoring Month and Kinship Partners is always looking for caring adults who would like to become mentors to a number of lakes area children – some of whom have been on a waiting list for quite some time.

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Free Covid-19 Tests At Central Lakes College This Week

The Minnesota Department of Health in partnership with the Minnesota National Guard, Crow Wing County and Central Lakes College, will offer a pop-up testing clinic at Central Lakes College this Thursday through Saturday, December 17th thru the 19th.

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Twins Winter Caravan Cancelled For 2021

The Minnesota Twins announced that there will not be a 2021 TWINS WINTER CARAVAN or TWINSFEST. The club cancels in-person events to safeguard public health during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Veterans Day Events Subdued During Pandemic

Things are a bit different in 2020. How many times have we heard THAT this year? Wednesday, November 11 is Veterans Day. The traditional celebration of our veterans at the schools will not take place this year as the schools are mostly now in distance learning.

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Expect Delays In Traffic Around Town

According to an official statement from MNDOT we can expect lane closures and delays on Highway 210, 371 in Brainerd/Baxter. Motorists who travel through the Brainerd/Baxter area will encounter roadwork and delays as MnDOT smoothens and repairs segments of road surface Oct. 5-16. Motorists will encounter single-lane closures between sunrise and sunset, Monday through Saturday, on good weather days, as …

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Rescheduled Arts in the Park is Now Canceled

Due to the recent events, and circumstances outside of their control, the board of directors for Brainerd Community Action has made the tough decision to cancel this year’s Arts in the Park event in its entirety. “We are grateful to the city of Brainerd and their parks department for working with us to create a safety plan and a version …

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Local Heroes Set Out To Fight Wild Fires

Twenty-nine Minnesota firefighters representing seven Minnesota fire departments are headed to Oregon to help with the wildfire fight.

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