We are excited to partner with local media vendors to offer discounted advertising packages to our Lakes Proud participants! Spectrum Reach, Brainerd Dispatch, and Hubbard Radio are offering the following packages exclusively to our Lakes Proud businesses and organizations that have taken the pledge.

Each advertising medium will have it's own unique Lakes Proud flair to it (see details below).

By taking advantage of these package deals you save up to 40% off the regular rates!

  Package 1
$200 per month
(3 mo. minimum contract)
Package 2 
$300 per month
(3 mo. minimum contract)
Package 3
$400 per month
(3 mo. minimum contract)

Brainerd Dispatch

(newspaper  - print and online)

1-  2x3 color print ad

10,000 digital impressions

1- 4x3 or 2x6 color print ad

15,000 digital impressions

1- 6x3 or 2x9 color print ad

20,000 digital impressions

Spectrum Reach 


100 TV ads

200 TV ads

300 TV ads

Hubbard Radio

(radio broadcasting)

10 :30 second ads on WJJY

13 :30 second ads on KLIZ, KBLB, or KUAL

15 :30 second ads on WJJY

19 :30 second ads on KLIZ, KBLB, or KUAL

20 :30 second ads on WJJY

25 :30 second ads on KLIZ, KBLB, or KUAL


The prices and details mentioned above are per month. However, each option requires a three-month minimum contract. All ad design and copywriting fees are included in the above rates. Here are more details...

  • Brainerd Dispatch - Your ad will be printed the third Sunday of each month, next to the "Chamber Strong" section. Available digital ad sizes include: 728x90, 300x250, 320x50, and 300x600
  • Questions: Nikki Lyter, Media Consultant | advertising@brainerddispatch.com, 218.855.5829
  • Spectrum ReachTV ads will be spread evenly across 5+ networks (e.g. Bravo, HGTV, History, ESPN, FOX News) on Charter Spectrum, CTC, and Crosslake Communications. 
  • Sample ad - 7 SECONDS: Are you Lakes Proud? Make an economic difference in our community and buy from area businesses like this one: 15 SECONDS: (local business TBD), 5 SECONDS: Shop. Buy. Support local businesses... and consider becoming Lakes PROUD! Take the pledge today. Find out more at Lakes Proud dot com.)
  • Questions: Kristin Larsen, Advertising Account Executive | kristin.larsen@charter.com, 218.259.5771
  • Hubbard Radio All ads will be 30 seconds in length and will air Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday throughout the month. Each ad will feature your business’ message followed by a Lakes Proud “outro” (example: Acme Industries is Lakes Proud… an initiative to keep our Lakes Area economy strong.  Visit Lakes Proud dot com for more information.)
  • Questions: Jeff Hilborn, Director of Sales | jhilborn@hubbardradio.com, 218.822.4450


Ready to Lock in Your Order?!

To take advantage of these discounts, simply select your package and email us with your order. The media reps will then contact you for more details and you'll be well on your way to letting the Lakes Area know about your business and the fact that YOU are Lakes Proud! If you have specific questions, feel free to contact the individuals listed above or your existing media rep.