Category: Wake the Lakes

Local Veterans join December 9th Community Connection

Carroll Janzen, Russ and Tom Philstrom give an update on the latest happening with local American Legions and VFW’s:


December 9, 2022 0

Northland Arboretum 12-8-22

We visit with Candice Zimmermann, Executive Director of Northland Arboretum, and find out all of the fun winter activities happening at the Arb, including “Winter Wonderland,” skiing on their trails, snowshoeing, their Winter Nature Camp and MORE!


December 8, 2022 0

CRMC Social Worker Kim Olesen talks Tree of Love, Hospice Care

Cuyuna Regional Medical Center Social Worker Kim Olesen joined the show to talk about the 38th annual Tree of Love to honor loved ones and area hospice patients, how people can donate to the non-profit group, and what all goes into hospice care:


December 8, 2022 0

Wake the Lakes “DIMWIT-ZZZZ-DUMB for the Day” 

–You only technically have one birthday, the rest are just congratulations for surviving. (Hey, you’re STILL alive…way to go) –Being a truck driver for a company that transports eggs must be an extremely stressful job. –Eventually, when everyone’s car is fully autonomous, we are going to get charged money for our cars to get somewhere…
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December 8, 2022 0

Weird and Wacky Wednesday: “Florida Woman Sues Velveeta over ‘misleading’ Shells and Cheese”

A Florida woman has filed a pretty cheesy lawsuit against Velveeta, claiming that the brand lies on packages of its microwavable Shells & Cheese cups by suggesting it’s ready in only three-and-a-half minutes. Amanda Ramirez says she purchased the product because it says, “ready in three-and-half minutes,” but says it actually takes more time than…
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December 7, 2022 0

Weird and Wacky Wednesday: “Wisconsin Cat drags home Alligator Head”

A Wisconsin woman was shocked when her cat, Toast, left a severed alligator head on her front lawn. Wendy Wiesehuegel says at first she thought Toast, who is known to hunt and bring things back to the house, had dragged a fish out of a nearby lake. But when she walked over to get a…
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December 7, 2022 0

Elks National Hoop Shoot Free Throw Contest 2022

Dick Lyscio of the Brainerd Elks joins us to invite kids ages 8 to 13 to take part in the Elks National Hoop Shoot Free Throw Contest. The event will take place on Saturday, December 17th at the Forestview Middle School in Baxter.


December 6, 2022 0

Lisa Krahn from Seven County Senior Federation joins December 6th Community Connection

Seven County Senior Federation Executive Director Lisa Krahn returned to give an update on the ending of the Medicare Open Enrollment Period, looking ahead to changes to Medicare in 2023, and what other opportunities to change Medicare coverage off for those who have birthdays coming up:


December 6, 2022 0