In the tiny agricultural town of Pierz, they rely on their butcher shops. Many have come and gone, but one stands the test of time. Thielen Meats, voted Best of Minnesota, has been in the family for four generations.
The Crow Wing County Sheriff has identified a 15-month-old choking victim who died Friday.
A Minnesota family is doing everything it can to help get some new leads on the whereabouts of a missing loved one. Marc Welzant, 47, has been missing since October.
The family of a man missing for three months hopes a new reward will bring him home. Marc Welzant, 47, was last seen around 1:30 p.m. Sunday Oct. 26 at the Clark Lake Group Home in Brainerd.
It’s a “go” for the 25th annual Brainerd Jaycees $150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza. The Crow Wing County sheriff’s office met with representatives from the Brainerd Jaycees on Gull Lake’s Hole in the Day Bay on Wednesday to verify ice conditions.
Two men face charges after a double shooting in Brainerd early Sunday evening, which left one man dead and a woman seriously injured. According to the Crow Wing County Attorney’s Office, 23-year-old Tyler Allan Cronquist of Brainerd faces four criminal charges, including two counts of second-degree murder.
Brainerd police have arrested two suspects in connection with a double shooting at an apartment building. A 23-year-old man and the 26-year-old man, both of Brainerd, were arrested several hours after the Sunday evening shooting.
Two suspects are at large after two people were injured in a shooting in Brainerd early Sunday night, according to police. Authorities said the incident happened at about 5 p.m. at an apartment on the 800 block of Juniper Street.
A 76-year-old woman died Monday afternoon in a rollover crash just south of Brainerd, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Authorities were called to the accident at about 2:30 p.m. on Highway 25 near milepost 144.
The family of a 14-year-old boy who died on a hockey rink in Brainerd Friday afternoon says they’ve learned what caused him to collapse during the tournament.
A community is in mourning Saturday after a 14-year-old Eastview hockey player died during a tournament Friday evening. Patrick Schoonover, 14, died around 4:30 p.m. Friday during a hockey game at the Brainerd Area Civic Center where the Blue Ox hockey tournament was being held.
A 14-year old hockey player died in a tournament Friday evening.
Authorities in Brainerd are putting out another alert in regards to a vulnerable adult who went missing from Brainerd. Police are asking for the public’s help in locating 47-year-old Marc Charles Welzant.
Authorities in Brainerd are asking for the public’s help to find a vulnerable adult who went missing from the area on Sunday. Brainerd Police say 47-year-old Marc Charles Welzant was last seen at about 1:30 p.m. Sunday at a group home in Brainerd.
The Crow Wing Sheriff’s Office says that a 47-year-old man was killed in a rollover crash over the weekend. Authorities were called to County Road 159 about five miles east of Brainerd on Saturday evening after another motorist saw a vehicle rolled over in a ditch.
A boil order has been lifted in Brainerd, which has the largest unchlorinated drinking water system in Minnesota. The city’s utility lifted the water boil order Tuesday night after 40 new tests for bacteria came back negative.
Officials in Brainerd, Minn., have extended a boil order for another week, or until further notice. The extension comes after Brainerd Public Utilities and the Minnesota Department of Health evaluated the latest tests, a note on the city’s website says.
The State Patrol says a 64-year-old Princeton, Minn., man died Friday after his Chevy Impala was rear-ended in the northeast metro by a car traveling at highway speeds.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says Paul Bunyan State Trail has now been extended to Crow Wing State Park in Brainerd.
Authorities have released the name of an 86-year-old Brainerd man who was killed in a tractor accident last week. The Cass County sheriff’s office identifies the victim as Reuben Root.
An 86-year-old Brainerd man died when a tractor pinned him late Tuesday afternoon, according to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office. At 5:56 p.m., authorities responded to the report of a man pinned by a tractor in a shed at a residence in Sylvan Township.
What a great time in the Brainerd Lakes area!
On Thursday, Chris Shaffer and Esme Murphy headed up to the Brainerd Lakes Area to ride horses, cruise Gull Lake and take on a massive burger challenge at Hassies Saloon and Eatery. It’s all part of WCCO’s Goin’ To The Lake: All Summer Long event. Each week, familiar ‘CCO faces are going out to the lake until the start of the Great Minnesota Get-Together.
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.
It’s so tucked away into the woods that you could easily drive right by it and never know it’s there—perhaps a good reason for the name: Lost Lake Lodge.