Brainerd MN

For the second year Brainerd Public Schools Archives is honoring legendary women who have graduated from the Brainerd Public School District during Women's History Month. 

In March 2019, the Brainerd Dispatch published an essay about the LEGENDARY WOMEN OF BRAINERD PUBLIC SCHOOLS, reading, in part:

Grant Frashier

Grant Frashier had a conversation with Sarah Hayden Shaw owner of Sage on Laurel and Rumbly Hall about the revitalization of the downtown neighborhood in Brainerd.

MacRostie Art Center

The first Friday of every month is special at Northern Community Radio.   We've come to know it as the First Friday Cavalcade of arts.  Checking in with folks from around the listening area, we do our best to let our listeners know about first Friday arts happenings near them and give an idea of what kinds of arts events are happening throughout the month.  Northern Minnesota's art scene is vibrant and flourishing.  

School has just begin or will start next week in northern Minnesota and John Bauer and I took the time to thank some of the teachers that meant the most to us.  We had a chance to talk with the husband-wife duo from Brainerd that had a huge impact on my growing up there - Andre and Marilyn LaMourea.  They were mentioned in the Brainerd paper for retiring 20 years ago...

Sharon Smith

The Cuyuna Rock, Gem & Mineral Society will host the 16th annual Agate and Mineral Show this Saturday and Sunday (May 5-6) at the Crow Wing County Fairgrounds in Brainerd.  In this segment of Area Voices, club president, Ed Opatz and longtime club member Sharon Smith discuss the beginnings of their agate addiction,  the agates readily found in Minnesota and share details about this weekend's event.