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No place like Brainerd!

Posted on: January 4th, 2011 by Brainerd Lakes Chamber

“Where do you want to vacation in 2011 and why?” The Los Angeles Times posed this question to readers for a Travel section contest. Maria Menz, California, responded to the question that she would go home — to Brainerd! Her husband, Joe, is formerly of Brainerd. Maria wrote, in part, “Maybe it’s true that we read more

Teams invited to participate in pond hockey tournament as part of Ice Fest in Breezy Point

Posted on: November 19th, 2010 by Brainerd Lakes Chamber

You could call it a natural ice formation – adding a pond hockey tournament to an outdoor wintertime celebration – the Breezy Point Ice Fest! Minnesota Showcase Hockey League has announced plans to add up to 100 teams as part of a pond hockey tournament in conjunction with Breezy Point Ice Fest. The tournament dates read more

Winter Wonderland Years 2 3 4 And Beyond

Posted on: November 11th, 2010 by Brainerd Lakes Chamber

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qd7s6Ujf8mc?fs=1] Winter Wonderland todayNow entering its fourth year, Winter Wonderland draws more than 25,000 visitors to the Brainerd Lakes Area each holiday season. Visitors have represented more than 500 communities, 37 states, and nine countries. This year more than 80 light displays will be available for viewing in an expanded route through the Northland Arboretum, read more

Winter Wonderland Making It Happen

Posted on: November 11th, 2010 by Brainerd Lakes Chamber

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RGlnL4vyU6I?fs=1] Making it happen – Fall 2007 By 2007, support for the project had swelled to the point that the dream was now becoming a reality. The final push was on to tie up all the loose ends and kick off this event by Thanksgiving weekend. Mau, Augustinack, Rubin and countless others worked round the read more