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LOCAL SHORTS: Upper Midwest tournament this weekend


The Upper Midwest Golden Gloves Boxing tournament is scheduled at Northern Lights Casino in Walker at 7 p.m. Saturday and at 1 p.m. Sunday.


Region 4 boxers include Kevin Harper of Wadena (114 pounds), Nate Rubin of Brainerd (132) and Jose Perez of Wadena (super heavyweight).

Winners advance to the national tournament April 25-30 in Indianapolis. 

Track meet moved 

to Sauk Rapids

The Brainerd Time Trials track and field meet scheduled Thursday has been moved to Sauk Rapids.

The meet, which includes Brainerd, Rocori and St. Cloud Tech, will begin at 4 p.m. at Sauk Rapids-Rice High School, 1835 Osauka Rd. N.E.

Softball postponed

Brainerd’s scheduled softball doubleheader Thursday at Moorhead was postponed due to field conditions. 

A make up date has not been set.

Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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