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Brainerd Park Board Cancels All 2020 Youth Summer Programs

According to a post on their Facebook page, Brainerd Parks and Recreation program has decided to cancel all the 2020 youth summer programs. After reviewing executive orders from the Governor, Minnesota Department of Health and CDC, the board decided to cancel summer programs. It was also noted that most programs end at the end of July anyways. The post also …

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Central Lakes College To Cancel All Fall Sports Due To Covid-19

Might this be the first domino to fall? The Minnesota College Athletic Conference announced late Tuesday that fall sports have been cancelled, including football and volleyball at Central Lakes College, in light of COVID-19 and the importance of player and coach safety. “We are wholeheartedly disappointed that our Raider athletes won’t be able to compete this fall, but we have …

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Rejoice! Beavis And Butt-Head Reboot Officially Announced

Well, this is the best news I’ve heard today. Fans will always look back on MTV’s Beavis and Butt-Head series fondly…I know I do, but it’s been quite some time since we’ve seen the pair. That’s all changing though, as Comedy Central and original series creator Mike Judge will be teaming up to re-launch the franchise with two new seasons …

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Loon Tube: I Guess Bears Are Essential Workers Now

I’ve always said bears can be very clever, but who knew they can be so generous with their time? With Yellowstone National Park closed due to Covid-19, bears apparently have become essential employees. With Yellowstone NP closing, bears are now essential workers. Posted by Steve Reed on Friday, April 3, 2020

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A Woman Conquers The 72-Ounce Steak Challenge

Remember when John Candy ate that huge steak in the “Great Outdoors” movie? Competitive eating is big over the 4th, and in Texas they don’t mess around with hot dogs. A competitive eater who goes by the name Katina Eats Kilos has gone viral after eating a 72-ounce steak.  She did it at the Big Texan Steak Ranch in Amarillo, …

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Hand Sanitizer And Fireworks DON’T Mix

The pandemic might have you reaching for hand sanitizer often, but you shouldn’t if you plan on handling fireworks immediately after. Wash your hands only with soap and water. Hand sanitizer is flammable! Fire and life safety educator Dee Shelton says you should avoid using hand sanitizer when you’re going to be near any open flame, including near a grill …

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