BAXTER—Public comments on the potential of Baxter participating in a unified fund for economic development is planned later this month. Tuesday, the council voted in favor of hosting a public hearing at 7 p.m. Nov.
The Brainerd City Council Monday night decided to contribute one fund to the Brainerd Lakes Area Development Corp. unified fund. The council approved a motion to designate BLAEDC as the city’s local development organization and
Only one person spoke up at Tuesday’s public hearing before the Crow Wing County Board about a proposal involving the Brainerd Lakes Area Economic Development Corp. The hearing was about whether to designate the corporation
BAXTER—Would a united fund work better to attract companies and jobs to the lakes area? That was the opinion expressed by business leaders recently during a Baxter City Council work session. Sheila Haverkamp, executive director
An idea to revitalize Brainerd focuses on building up downtown Brainerd and surrounding area by adding mixed-use development, trails and renovating existing buildings. The River to Rail initiative, spearheaded by Bruce Buxton and the Brainerd
Perception—unfortunately and unfairly—often trumps reality. That’s why it’s exciting to see people finally looking at downtown Brainerd in a different way. Already there are new restaurants and businesses opening in the heart of Brainerd, and
NISSWA—Texas native Collin Thames always dreamed of moving away from his home state, and a Nisswa company and Brainerd organization helped make that dream come true last January. That’s when Thames made the move more
With about a dozen funding streams available to assist businesses in the lakes area, a proposal seeks to unify those dollars into one pot. Sheila Haverkamp of the Brainerd Lakes Area Economic Development Corporation explained