Have you ever been to the Brainerd Jaycees Ice Fishing Extravaganza on 'Hole In The Day' Bay on Gull Lake? You have to see it to believe it. 13,000+ participants. 2,000+ spectators. 1,000+ fish caught. It's pure Minnesota baby!
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for rain changing to snow overnight tonight for Aitkin, Cass, Crow Wing, Itasca, and St. Louis counties, with snowfall rates of 1 to 3 inches per hour possible. (What? I'm laughing WITH you, not AT you.)
I've only been zip lining once -- a couple of years ago in Hawaii. Loved it! Not so much for the thrill (wasn't that scary), but for the views! The latest opportunity to go zip lining in Minnesota is now waiting for you at Mount Ski Gull in Brainerd. This is now on my 'must-do' list for the summer.
Have you ever wondered how some of the towns here in Central Minnesota got their names? Who came up with Sauk Centre? Where did St. Cloud come from? What is the meaning behind Sauk Rapids? I've got the story behind five towns and if you know how your town got it's name, well I love a good history lesson.
The Brainerd Lakes Area is still open for the family vacations and fun time. That's the message from Brainerd Lakes Chamber president Matt Kilian. He says storms that tore through the Brainerd area on Sunday night closed some resorts and displaced more than 900 vacationers around Gull Lake.
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