Tag: Wake The Lakes Morning Show

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

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

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

Wake The Lakes Moron Lawbreaker for the Week: “Texas Woman Arrested Smuggling Spider Monkey In Box She Claimed Held Beer”

(Brownsville, TX)  —  A Texas woman is under arrest after attempting to smuggle an endangered spider monkey in a box that she claimed held beer.  The woman attempted to enter the U.S. from Mexico back in March, with officers noticing a wooden box with holes in her car.  The woman said it was beer she…
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December 6, 2022 0

Wake the Lakes “Lifehack of the Week” : Genius Christmas Hacks

 –DIY Christmas Ornament Storage: Inexpensive felt is all you need to create this Christmas hack. To keep delicate ornaments from breaking, store them in boxes with individual felt wrappers. For the easiest Christmas decoration storage, fill slim boxes and top with another layer of felt.  –Use Fir Trimmings Instead of Purchasing a Wreath:  Don’t splurge…
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December 5, 2022 0

Opportunity Living’s ‘Operation SOS’ on the December 2nd Community Connection

Jayne Wilhelm, Director of community Relations and Development, for Opportunity Living in Iowa joined the show to talk about their care centers, what services they offer, and their auction ‘Operation SOS’ (Save Our Swimming Pool” with items from the Brainerd Lakes area part of the gift baskets:


December 2, 2022 0

Wild & Free Animal Rehabilitation’s Ashley King on December 1st Community Connection

Ashley King from Wild & Free Animal Rehabilitation gave an update on rescuing animals on the early frozen lakes and ponds, fun facts on Porcupines, and an early look at their next fundraising with the Brainerd Jaycees Ice fishing Extravaganza at the end of January:


December 1, 2022 0