What a great time in the Brainerd Lakes area!
Just minutes away from the hubbub of the twin cities of Brainerd and Baxter is the Northland Arboretum. It’s almost a shock to find yourself so close to the fully built-out stretch of Highway 371 that goes through Baxter and just down the street from Fleet Farm, and yet you’re in a peaceful, calm nature preserve.
A 12-year-old Grand Rapids, Minn. boy died after suffering cardiac arrest during a basketball game in Baxter, Minn. Thursday afternoon. Baxter police said he was participating in a 7th grade boys basketball game when he entered cardiac arrest.
The 64-year-old Brainerd man who died and a 4-year-old boy who was saved after their canoe capsized have been identified by authorities.
A 64-year-old Brainerd man is dead and a 4-year-old Arizona boy was saved after a canoe capsized on the Gull River north of Baxter, Minn. Sunday afternoon, according to Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office.
Last Sunday morning at the Holiday Inn Express water park in Baxter was exactly what Greg Bomstad wanted. He was enjoying time with his two children when another parent caught his attention. “He asked me, ‘is this kid faking?’ And I said, ‘What kid? There’s been no kid over here in like 10 minutes,’” Bomstad said.
A woman in Crow Wing County is accused of breaking a police officer’s ankle as she struggled against her arrest. Forty-four-year-old Jennifer Burnos, of Baxter, is charged with obstruction.
Two years ago, Republican Chip Cravaack traveled throughout northeastern Minnesota in a huge RV with his picture on the side, introducing himself to voters who had sent Democratic stalwart Jim Oberstar to Washington 18 times.
Make a drive up north and enjoy everything that Brainerd has to offer.
Police are investigating after a bicyclist was hit and killed in Baxter Tuesday night, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
Steven Ray Augustinack was sentenced to a five year prison term, but the sentence was stayed and he was placed on five years supervised probation.
An anti-racism event has been moved up several weeks to this weekend in Baxter after a black man was beaten in an alleged racial attack Feb. 6.
It was the biggest stage ever for a dance costume designer from Minnesota.