Brian Moon

A Semi With Brake Failure Has To Use A Runaway Ramp

If you’ve ever driven in the mountains you’ve seen those runaway truck ramps every few miles.  They’re made of sand or gravel and they help a truck slow down and stop in case of brake failure.  Here’s one in action.  A semi on a highway in Colorado has smoke coming out of its wheels.  It drives up one of those …

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Looks Like Another Tick-Borne Virus Has Made It To The Lakes Area

Anyone who has dealt with Lyme’s Disease knows that it’s no picnic. Well, it looks like a tick-borne virus even worse has made it into our backyard. It’s called the Powassan virus, and there are already 20 confirmed cases in Minnesota. Ticks in 6 counties have tested positive, some of them very close to the Brainerd Lakes Area. The virus …

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A Man Steals A Car While The Owners Are Cleaning It

Security video from a car wash in Tulsa, Oklahoma filmed a man stealing a couple’s SUV WHILE they’re cleaning it.  A man is standing in front by the vacuum cleaner and a woman is working on the passenger side when it happens. The thief jumps in and starts pulling away.  So the man tries to get back into the car, …

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Is This the Biggest Tornado You’ve Ever Seen?

In case you haven’t seen this:  A massive tornado was spotted in Romania on Tuesday.  Some reports say it was about a half-mile wide at the bottom. It destroyed 10 houses and several people were injured when it threw a bus into a field.  No word if anyone was killed.      

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Free Trap Shooting For Kids Saturday In Brainerd

The Lakeshore Conservation Club is offering “Teach A Kid Trap Shooting” on Saturday from 10-2 at the Lakeshore Conservation Club range on County road 77 right across from Ski Gull. What a great way to get kids involved in a great outdoor sport. They’ll have gun safety demonstrations and trap shooting all with a one on one instructor, and it’s …

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