The first electrical system was started in December 1882. Brainerd city fathers passed an ordinance granting the Brainerd Electric & Light the right to construct and operate a system of electric lighting for a period of ten years.

Welcome to Region 5 — and The Good Life

Located at the heart of Minnesota’s 10,000 lakes, Region 5 is a destination for recreation, industry, and employment.

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