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.
Video from May 2 2015 Zombie Crawl Brainerd Minnesota. caution this video may be loud from police siren and train horn.
Brainerd MN had a power outage/surge/brownout Sunday May 3 2015. Sorry of any confusion since the cause of the outage wasn't put on this web site earlier. My article: What to do when the power is out
Signs were put up for the Mississippi River Bike Trail 4-30-2015 in Brainerd
Sneak Peak and reading from a rough draft of my new ebook about Datacommuting that I'm making with iBooks which I plan to publish in June 2015. This video was made from Google Hangouts. The introduction was made with iMovie. And edited together with YouTube Editor. Nathan Steffenson
(meant for homes, not commercial)
Getting a new fridge is an easy way of making your fridge more efficient
but that is not an option for everyone.
(Released from MN DNR April 16 2015)
Gov. Mark Dayton has declared April 19-25 as Wildfire Prevention Week in Minnesota to increase awareness of outdoor wildfire hazards.
Full Lunar Eclipse from Saturday Morning 5am - 7am CDT. Full Lunar Elipse only happen with a full moon.
Video from last year: