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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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Search For Service Awards Nominees Continues

Nominations still open for Distinguished Service Awards Derived from the Ten Outstanding Young Americans program, and the long history of Brainerd Community Action’s Citizen of the year, “The DSA” typically honors 10 individuals annually.

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Not Business As Usual Concert In Deerwood

The Deerwood Summer Fest is not going to be business as usual this year! The events that have framed this summer time event have been sacked because of the virus. The Deerwood Civic and Commerce group has worked out a plan to salvage some summer fun with in the confines of the Covid restrictions. Here are the details of this …

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Big Gulp Coming to the BLA

Just as we are getting used to calling the Super America stores Speedway, another change is coming.

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