News & Announcements

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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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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Camp Knutson In Crosslake Celebrates A Night Under The Stars

Camp Knutson’s volunteers are presenting their annual Night Under The Stars event: “Rooted Together With Love,” on Saturday evening, July 18th, 2020 with a virtual gathering and online auction to benefit Camp Knutson.Camp Knutson is the camp in Crosslake that caters to campers who have identified needs (chronic skin conditions, heart disease, Down syndrome, HIV/AIDS, etc). The online event will …

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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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