3rd annual Brainerd Walk and Wheel Event to celebrate making Brainerd more walkable and bikeable. Brainerd City Council Member Sheeler also wished that Crow Wing County (board) would be more involved in making their roads more bikeable and walkable.
Brainerd Minnesota Lakes area is a regional shopping, industrial, and tourism center. There are many nearby resorts that take advantage of the many nearby lakes including Gull Lake. The Mississippi River flows right through Brainerd with five road/highway bridges and one railroad bridge crossing it. There is also the Paul Bunyan Trail, a bowling alley in Brainerd, Movie theater in Baxter, mini golf courses north of Brainerd and golf courses, Paul Bunyan/This old farm east of Brainerd towards Garrison. Brainerd is also home to one of the Central Lakes College campuses. More in General Info and Business Directory.
On September 7 (Labor Day) very light rain made a big rainbow.
8-31-2015 earlier (morning) Air quality was Moderate in Brainerd (probably Mille Lacs too) from smoke from wildfires in Western United States
air quality in the Twin Cities was measured at moderate at noon according to the air quality index.
Update Oct 2 2015: This year's Excelsior road project is comlete
August 25 2015 Update trail is also closed near Walmart and other parts of town due to road construction.
There is NO safe passable way to go all the way through Baxter using just the trail.
Less than a year after the trail was completed it is closed in the city of Baxter.
There are a number of construction projects along the Paul Bunyan Trail /Mississippi River Bike Trail (MRT) in Baxter MN that will make traveling more difficult.
in Minnesota Summer 2015 The hive was near Peavy Lake in Morrison County (bees on there way to finding a new hive) the other photos and video are from Brainerd MN
between approximately 6:30pm and 6:45pm 8-22-2015
Brainerd High School's first football game was earlier Saturday 8-22-2015 it was rescheduled to noon due to predicted storms later