Brainerd Area News

Local Heroes Set Out To Fight Wild Fires

Twenty-nine Minnesota firefighters representing seven Minnesota fire departments are headed to Oregon to help with the wildfire fight. It’s the first time Minnesota has sent firefighters and apparatus under the Emergency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC). They’ll assist fire teams from all over the country in containing the deadly and damaging wildfires. …

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NHRA Officially Cancels BIR’S 2020 Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals

The NHRA announced that BIR’s Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals has been officially canceled this year. Originally scheduled for Aug. 13-16, the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals was postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The NHRA and BIR hoped to reschedule it this month but BIR’s location and climate this time of …

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MSHSL Votes To Move Football and Volleyball To Spring

In a zoom meeting on Tuesday, MSHSL board members voted to move both football and volleyball to the spring season due to COVID-19. According to KARE 11, One big reason for moving football to the spring was due to the fact that the Minnesota Department of Health deemed it the …

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