SPROUT and the Region Five Development Council (R5DC), based in Brainerd, were selected by the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) Research Foundation to participate in the 2014 WealthWorks Training through NADO’s Rural Wealth Creation initiative, supported by the Ford Foundat...
For approximately a year Jim Etzel used soil amendments from Midwestern Bio-Ag and inoculants from Mycorrhizal Applications to improve soils at Happy Dancing Turtle and in small garden plots before he decided to turn his soil improvement into a business.
Sherwood Forest lodge in Lake Shore will reopen this spring as an events center managed by Prairie Bay restaurant in Baxter.
After opening in the spring of 2012 as Sherwood Forest Tavern, that restaurant closed last December.
This year's Best of Awards at the Minneapolis Events Center on Thursday, March 20, saw many local resorts, tourism and social media efforts not only nominated, but awarded as some of top honors outside the metro area.
Area Realtors help their communities
The Greater Lakes Association of Realtors donated $5,000 to the following area food shelves: Aitkin, Akeley, Brainerd/Baxter, Crosby, Crosslake, Emily, Garrison, Hackensack, Isle, Little Falls, Longville, Motley, Park Rapids, Nisswa/Pequot Lakes, Pierz, Pillager,...
Several area members of the Congress of Minnesota Resorts (CMR) attended their annual Day on the Hill in St. Paul on March 18-19, lobbying for common-sense legislation that is important to resort owners and the resort industry.