Brainerd MN

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.

MRT kiosk ribbon cutting in Brainerd MN

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The Mississippi River Trail is Minnesota's first national bicycle route from the headwaters in Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico . The great river road also shares parts of it's route. The kiosk in Kiwanis Park in Brainerd represents the host cities of Brainerd, Crosby, and Aitkin.
In this video:
Rod Osterloh, Brainerd Riverfront subcommittee

avoid driving during floods

The most dangerous weather condition is flooding.
turn around don't drown if road is covered in water. Water may be deeper than it appears.
Earlier: in brainerd sidewalk driveways and curbs and lawns were full of water monday night july 11 2016

When does summer start?

  • For some it is Memorial Day weekend.
  • some it is when school gets out.
  • for meteorological summer in Minnesota June 1st is the date normally used.
  • For astronomical summer it goes by the day with the longest daylight
    (Summer solstice)
    • in Northern Hemisphere is June 20 2016
    • in Southern Hemisphere it is December 21 2016
  • Have a Happy Summer

May 24 2016 Marching band, storm, rainbow.

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The video starts out with Brainerd High School marching band practicing. In the evening their was rain. Baseball players cleaning up after the rain. There was a partial rainbow. A faint double rainbow. a spider crawled and a plane flew in front of the rainbow. Brainerd water tower can be seen by part of the rainbow. Finished with a red sunset (red caused by smoke in air)

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