Special Projects

October 9, 2017

Our Opinion: Future looks bright for downtown 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 […]
October 9, 2017

Progress: BLAEDC’s recruitment program helps area businesses – GrowthZone in Nisswa benefits

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 […]
October 9, 2017

Crow Wing County Board: Boosting economic development

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 […]