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.

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Sun Shower, rainbow, sun dog


Saturday August 13 2016 Rain slowly comes through from Baxter MN into Brainerd MN while sun is shining. A double rainbow forms with while it is still raining then a sun dog appears before sunset. photo of rainbow with Brainerd water towers court house and high school. Video and still photos by Nathan Steffenson

Brainerd Summer 2016


July 11 -August 6 in Brainerd Minnesota. Footage and stills of Thunderstorms, relay for life, extra train going through, Skiloons, rubber duck race, geese, Crow Wing County fair night and day.


7-31-2016 fine particles/smoke could be seen in the air in Brainerd MN. Smoke could be smelled on Friday 7-29-2016 The MPCA measured the particles at 51in Brainerd which is moderate air quality 7-31-2016 11am
Earlier: 5-6-2016 smoke over Minnesota from Canada forest fires far away. red sunset past 2 nights
earlier 4-14-2016 red sunset
earlier measurements at Detroit lakes is unhealthy for sensitive groups.

June red sunset
July 3 Brainerd haze
August 21 2015 orange sky
August 21 2015 orange sky
red sun aug 21 2015


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