Brainerd HRA Adopts Smoke-Free Policy
BRAINERD, MINN.- The Brainerd Housing and Redevelopment Authority Board of Commissioners has recently adopted a smoke-free policy for their public housing properties. The policy goes into effect August 1, 2011, and would eliminate smoking on all Brainerd HRA public housing properties.
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, Amusement Parks in area. Brainerd is also home to one of the Central Lakes College campuses. More in General Info and Business Directory.
Took some fall color shots along East River Road in Brainerd MN.
There are now two regular bus routes are now available in Brainerd and Baxter offered by Brainerd/Crow Wing County Transit. The main stop that joins the routes is the Brainerd Public Library.
It cost $1 per ride on the regular routes. Routes are scheduled between 9am and 3pm.
This is in addition to the dial a ride service that is already available from 7:15 am to 4:30pm. Off schedule routes are $1 for Brainerd, $2 for Baxter. Call at least a day in advance by 1pm.
Operations are weekdays excluding holidays.
More Info and to see routes:
Memorial Day Brainerd from 2009 and 2010 wreath drop from Laurel Street Bridge into Mississippi River. Quick clip of short parade from 2010