News & Announcements

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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Police Are Looking For Person Who Robbed A Bank In Garrison

The Crow Wing County Police Department has put out a press release asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating the suspect of an armed robbery at the Deerwood Bank in Garrison, MN. Press Release – For Immediate Release

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No Lakes Bluegrass Festival For 2020

The Pine River Area Foundation (PRAF), owners of the Lakes Bluegrass Festival, announced today (Thursday) that the 15th Annual Festival will be postponed until August 25 – 29, 2021.

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Statewide Mask Mandate Likely

KSTP Chief Political Reporter Tom Hauser reports that Gov. Tim Walz is likely to announce a statewide mask mandate at the press conference today (Wednesday).  In the last few weeks, the governor has hinted that a mask mandate was possible. Walz has scheduled a news conference with health officials and business owners to announce his “next steps in the state’s …

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Breaking–NHRA Lucas Oil Nationals Postponed At BIR

A Press release from Brainerd International Raceway announced today that the 39th Annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals will be postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The event was scheduled for Aug. 13-16.  A new date has not been set.

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