Brainerd Jaycees Ice Fishing Extravaganza

Ice fishing contest prize-winners cleared of fraud

(icefishing.org photo)BRAINERD, Minn. — Organizers of a Minnesota ice fishing tournament says an investigation into possible fraud has cleared three Ohio men who won prizes, including a pickup truck. Officials with the Brainerd Jaycees $150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza say the three family members have passed lie detector tests and will be allowed to keep their prizes, which also include $1,000…

Large ice-fishing tournament a go this weekend

(icefishing.org photo)BRAINERD, Minn. — A huge annual ice-fishing contest in north-central Minnesota has been issued its event permit for this weekend. This year’s contest will be held Saturday, Jan. 27. Late last week, the Brainerd Jaycees and the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Department checked ice conditions on Gull Lake’s Hole in the Day Bay for the 28th annual Brainerd Jaycees…